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Discover Scenic Eclipse - Europe and the Mediterranean Destination Guide

The azure waters of Europe and the Mediterranean Sea are home to many unique hidden jewels, best explored on an ultra-luxury Discovery Yacht. From the picturesque European Rivieras to the wonderfully warm waters of the Cycladic Islands, the world-class design of Scenic Eclipse provides exclusive access to charming Mediterranean ports and villages that larger ships cannot reach. Throughout your voyage, you will dock right in the heart of historic cities and visit pristine islands, thereby avoiding long drives from commercial ports located on the outskirts. Sail, throughout the many wondrous destinations of the Mediterranean – from the small Greek island of Paros, to the bustling Spanish city of Barcelona. Explore the sea faring ports of ancient civilization and immerse yourself in local traditions both old and new.
On board Scenic Eclipse, relax on your private verandah amidst superyachts and celebrities as she moors quayside in St Tropez. Feel the warm welcome of villagers in seldom-visited ports from Sorrento to Santorini. Explore popular destinations in truly all-inclusive ultra-luxury. The size and world-class design of your Discovery Yacht, and guest numbers limited to 228, allows access to the heart of the most unique, opulent ports and quaint seaside villages. From Norway to Portugal, Spain to Montenegro, ultra-luxury meets discovery as your Scenic Eclipse voyage offers immersive and memorable experiences that promise to make you feel like a local.

Spain, France and Italy

From Spain’s Costa del Sol to the French and Italian Rivieras, discover seafaring cultures, the glamour and luxury of modern Mediterranean life and unique activities available only to Scenic Eclipse guests. Spain’s highlights include an exclusive docking overnight in the heart of Seville; Picasso’s birthplace, Malaga; and swimming, kayaking and snorkelling off Formentera’s exquisite beaches. In France, join San Tropez locals sipping pastis with a keen eye for celebrities; walk the F1 course in Monaco and visit the Prince’s classic car collection. In Portofino, Italy’s marine park and nature reserve, delight in dolphins, herons and cormorants. Wander narrows streets winding through the medieval town of Porto Venere, visit Pisa’s fantastic Leaning Tower, Sorrento’s Pompeii on Mt Vesuvius and the active volcano, Mt Etna, in Sicily.

Greece and the Aegean Sea

Discover the hidden marvels of Greece, from the unique beauty of Melissani, an underground lake on Fiskardo to swimming in thermal springs of Palea Kameni, in Santorini’s Caldera. Explore the 'Cycling Island', Kos, on a Scenic Eclipse ebike; walk the snaking streets of Homer’s Lindos and Rhodes on Rhodes Island and mingle with the locals on azure beaches of Symi, well off the beaten track. From Mykonos, sail to uninhabited Delos and ruins believe to be the birthplace of Apollo, son of Zeus; and admire elaborate mosaics crafted a thousand years ago. Swim, snorkel and kayak in turquoise waters lapping the shore. On Chania, Crete, be awestruck by 17th Century Agia Triada, the island’s richest and most beautiful monastery and discover the wild plants and animals on a nature tour.

Croatian Coastline and Malta

Wind your way through the fjord-like Bay of Kotor to World Heritage listed Kotor, Montenegro, with its fantastic Maritime Museum and challenging hike up the Old Kotor Fort Trail for memorable views. In Croatia, explore the cobblestone streets, Baroque architecture and musical fountains of Dubrovnik, ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’, much unchanged since medieval times. Kayak to Lokrum, ‘The island of love', and a hidden cave beach before paddling beneath impressive city walls. In Hvar, Queen of Croatia’s Dalmatian islands, explore the magnificent main square and along a waterfront replete with luxury yachts, where Scenic Eclipse fits right in. Enjoy a bike tour of Rovinj, first developed in the 3rd Century and unique in its use of limited space. Discover the Mediterranean’s top adventure playground on Gozo, Malta, with mountain bike trails, superb kayaking and soft sand beaches. 

Western Europe

 Experience port wine tastings and cruise the canals of the ‘Venice of Portugal’ in Leixões (Porto), Portugal. Discover why the Romans named the Cíes Islands of Spain, ‘the islands of the gods’, with its exquisite walks and birdwatching. Be captivated by craft workshops and fisherman cottages of Douarnenez, in France’s Brittany region or visit exquisite La Boulaye Garden on Belle-Île Island. The United Kingdom includes St Mary’s, in the Isles of Scilly, with the world-class Tresco Abbey gardens; and Cowes, the Georgian harbour town renowned for sailing regattas, towering chalk cliffs and gold sand beaches. Zeebrugge, Belgium, is the gateway to magical, medieval Bruges; Amsterdam features the Netherlands renowned Rijksmuseum with historic art by Vermeer and Rembrant. In Farsund, feast on wild salmon and be captivated by migrating birds in Southern Norway’s only wetland. Extend the wonders of your Western Europe experience with a Scenic Eclipse cruise in the Mediterranean. 

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Explore the unique the spectacular wonders of Europe and the Mediterranean on board Scenic Eclipse, as your staff and crew take you on a truly extraordinary voyage. Find your perfect voyage and view the full range of ultra-luxury experiences here.