Western Europe Cruises

Start your next discovery today with a 6-star luxury Western Europe cruise on board Scenic Eclipse

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Discover Western Europe in ultra-luxury on a Scenic Eclipse voyage

Be immersed in the countless treasures awaiting to be uncovered, during a voyage in Western Europe – a kaleidoscope of cultures, histories, architecture, landscapes and cuisines awaits you.

Trace the footsteps of great seafaring nations, explorers from a bygone era who were curious to set sail to unknown destinations in the new world.

As a Discovery Yacht, Scenic Eclipse gives guests unrivalled access to the hidden corners and magical highlights of Western Europe, docking at smaller ports where most larger ships cannot access. Step directly off your ultra-luxury yacht walking the cobblestone laneways into fascinating villages. 

On a truly all-inclusive luxury European journey with Scenic Eclipse, you’ll experience our immersive Scenic Enrich excursions and the flexibility of Scenic Freechoice activities that cater to all fitness levels. 

 

Why visit Western Europe...

  • History & Culture
    Living history, extraordinary arts and architecture through the ages – these are the elements that make up Western Europe. Explore these great seafaring nations, where from the outset their inhabitants have looked beyond the horizon and set sail for destinations unknown, to seek out new cultures and experiences.
  • Immersive Discovery
    Explore an intriguing mix of landscapes, culture, histories, architecture and cuisine. Western Europe retains its age-old traditions while evolving to incorporate the new modernity of the world. Travel down the Atlantic coast, immerse yourself in the beauty of Sylt Island and be struck by its scenery, lush meadows and the ever-present thatched roofs.
  • Truly All-Inclusive Dining
    With up to ten world-class dining experiences from casual to fine dining, inspired by all four corners of the globe, you’ll be amazed by the variety of culinary choices. Each venue features a special of the day and menu choices tailored throughout your voyage, inspired by the regions you visit. Be immersed in the culinary diversity as you explore with Scenic Freechoice, unique European village activities that include local tastings.
  • Truly All-Inclusive Beverages
    Featuring nine bars and lounges, relaxation awaits as you enjoy your beverage of choice, sip a glass of France’s finest at Lumiere’s Champagne Bar or head to the elegant Whiskey Bar. Let your bartender serve you from our extensive wine list sourced from around the world to the comprehensive selection of top-shelf spirits. Or choose your favourite gin, sake or from more than 100 varieties of whiskey – it’s all included.

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Why cruise Western Europe on board Scenic Eclipse?

  • Discovery Yacht Cruising
    Scenic Eclipse caters for up to 228 guests and features an impressive array of indoor and outdoor spaces for an intimate cruising experience. Enjoy up to 10 dining experiences, nine bars and lounges, the indulgent 550 square-metre Senses Spa and a dedicated Observation Lounge and Terrace. Be inspired by lectures from our expert Discovery Team in the state-of-the-art theatre.
  • Tailored on shore experiences
    Scenic Eclipse offers truly all-inclusive curated Scenic Enrich experiences taking you behind the scenes in the most spectacular surrounds with private access and immersive moments. Scenic Freechoice activities are meticulously curated to cater to all interests and fitness levels, including experienced guided walking and bike tours. From a relaxed to active pace, there’s something for everyone
  • World-Class Design & Technology
    Scenic Eclipse was custom-built with an unwavering commitment to safety and excellence in design. Its state-of-the-art technology includes custom-built stabilisers; an Advanced Wastewater Treatment System; and an electronic Azipod propulsion system, enabling safe and comfortable navigation through Europe waters. Its GPS Dynamic Positioning allows the vessel to maintain its location without dropping anchor onto sensitive seabeds.
  • 6-Star Ultra-Luxury
    Watch the world go by from your private verandah suite in 6-star luxury. A dedicated Butler service is available for every guest, along with an almost 1:1 staff-to-guest ratio. The Comfort Class 1 notation, featuring the highest sound insulation and vibration rating as per the marine class society Bureau Vista spans throughout all public spaces and suites.
  • Two Helicopters^ and a Submarine^
    Venture beyond the horizon, with two state-of-the-art Airbus H130-T2 helicopters on board Scenic Eclipse, custom-designed for optimal flightseeing and excursions. Dive below the ocean for the most luxurious experience on board Scenic Neptune, the ship’s submarine, custom-built for optimal sightseeing excursions of crystal-clear waters and all that lies in them.
  • Unrivalled Viewing & Relaxation
    Scenic Eclipse has an abundance of space, spanning across 10 luxurious decks, from outdoor areas, to the Sun Terrace on the top deck offering sweeping views, to the spacious Observation Terrace overlooking the front of the yacht. The Senses Spa and Pool Terrace provides a relaxing vantage point to spot incredible landmarks and wildlife, ensuring you never miss a moment.
Please note: ^Helicopter experiences and submarine at additional cost, subject to regulatory approval, availability, weight restrictions, medical approval and weather and ice conditions. Helicopters are unable to operate in Svalbard and South Georgia. Submarine is unable to operate in US waters.

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Our commitment to each guest and crew’s health, safety and well-being remains our key priority.

The World’s First Discovery Yachts

We invite you on board Scenic Eclipse, the World’s First Discovery Yachts™. Explore the far horizons of the globe led by a team of experts whose passion and enthusiasm will help you unlock all the wonders of the destinations to which you are travelling, and the sheer enjoyment of travelling on this world-class luxury yacht.
Scenic Eclipse is unlike any other cruise ship in the world. She is essentially a mega-yacht, designed and looking far more like a yacht than any traditional cruise ship. Yet she is one of the most technologically advanced commercial vessels to be found anywhere in the world today. 

Scenic Eclipse is perfectly designed for safe navigation through all waters and sensitive marine environments.  An advanced Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning (HVAC) system operates throughout the ship and in guests’ suites, providing 100 per cent fresh air through both UVC and HEPA filter treatments and meaning that there is no recirculated air passing between suites and public spaces. This advanced feature is also coupled with state-of-the-art technology and ship design, a GPS dynamic positioning system, forward bow thrusters and an electronic Azipod propulsion system.
The on board technology enables Scenic Eclipse to operate efficiently in compliance with, and in excess of, all of the current environmental regulations in each and every port we visit around the world, where we leave a very small footprint. The GPS Dynamic Positioning system allows Scenic Eclipse to maintain its location without dropping anchor, and with oversized Zero Speed stabilizers which are custom-built and 50 per cent larger than those of other ships – providing greater stability as it navigates the waters as well as accessing shore excursions.

The Cruise Voyage Experience

Enjoy immersive on shore exploration in the Mediterranean on a Scenic Cruise Voyage with:
  • Up to 228 guests on board for a luxurious yacht experience in Europe and the Mediterranean
  • Up to 4-member specialist
  • Discovery Team to share insights on history and culture
  • Entertainment in the state-of-the-art theatre
  • Explore by E-bike
  • Full kayak program and stand-up paddleboarding
  • Range of water sporting activities, from snorkelling to water skiing
  • Exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences
  • Personalized Scenic Freechoice experiences
  1. The Cruise Voyage Experience (Click to expand)

    Capturing the beauty of the European Riviera and the Mediterranean on a Scenic Eclipse Cruise Voyage is an immersive and luxurious experience for up to 228 guests. Designed to reach places larger ships can’t, Scenic Eclipse has unrivalled access to dock in the heart of the historic cities and uncrowded islands of this region. The Discovery Team is made of up to four specialists who share their expert knowledge on the history and culture of destinations visited. The onshore program includes a wide range of truly all-inclusive personalised Scenic Freechoice activities led by local guides and unique Scenic Enrich experiences.

  1. The Benchmark in Ultra-Luxury Cruising (Click to expand)

    Scenic Eclipse size, world-class design and guest numbers limited to 228, allows access to the heart of the most unique ports and quaint seaside villages, that larger ships can’t access. With GPS Dynamic Positioning maintaining the ships location without dropping anchor onto sensitive sea beds, ultra-luxury meets discovery as Scenic Eclipse offers immersive experiences that promises to make you feel like a local. Scenic Eclipse offers an abundance of space on board from the spacious Senses Spa for pure indulgence and tranquillity to a sensory culinary experience through the various dining venues.

  1. The Discovery Team (Click to expand)

    The Discovery Team on board Scenic Eclipse enhances your Cruise Voyage in the warm waters of the Mediterranean, with up to four expert members who will guide you and enrich your understanding of each destination. Experience the hidden gems of Europe as the Discovery Team take you to remote islands to enjoy a day of leisure and unrivalled water sport activities.

Scenic Eclipse in video

 Discover the extraordinary wonders of the world in truly all-inclusive ultra-luxury on board Scenic Eclipse, The World’s First Discovery Yachts™.
Inspired by the sleek contours of a sailing yacht and custom-built with an unwavering commitment to safety and excellence in design, Scenic Eclipse combines a wealth of world-class facilities with the opportunity for unrivalled exploration. Our handcrafted itineraries are full of rare moments and extraordinary experiences, from the sublime beauty of the polar regions and the magnificent Norwegian Fjords, to the sun-drenched Caribbean and the history and cultures of the America, and the Mediterranean. From exploring remote destinations such as Australia’s Kimberley coastline and Raja Ampat and the Spice Islands of Indonesia to the spectacular regions Polynesia and the Pacific Islands. Watch our Scenic Eclipse video collection and get ready to discover the next generation of ocean cruising.

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