Mediterranean Discovery

Uncover the gems of the Mediterranean and encounter some of the most celebrated landscapes in Europe in all-inclusive luxury from Barcelona to Athens.

9 Days
Barcelona to Athens (Piraeus)
From (CAD)
$ 8,295
Dates & Pricing

2020 Barcelona > Athens (Piraeus)

Sparkling coastlines

Let Scenic Eclipse introduce you to the wonders of the spectacular Mediterranean region. Hop on and off spectacular islands, discover small ports and stunning coastlines and uncover hidden secrets on this exceptional itinerary.
Journey along the Spanish, French and Italian coasts and explore the island of Sicily before arriving in the Greek Islands. Along the way, some of the most celebrated landscapes in Europe are revealed to you in complete luxury on board Scenic Eclipse.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
401M
Duration:
9 days
Departure City:
Barcelona
Return City:
Athens (Piraeus)

9 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Tarragona (Barcelona)

    Welcome to Spain. On Arrival to Barcelona, you will be transferred to Tarragona where a world of wonder awaits with a warm greeting by the crew as you step on board. Raise your glass and toast to the days ahead where many wondrous moments await. Please book your flight to arrive prior to 1pm.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Saint-Tropez

    In St. Tropez, at the heart of the French Riviera, you will find picturesque pastel-colored houses, narrow cobblestone streets, and shady squares adding to the charm of this gorgeous city. Besides the mesmerizing azure blue seas, Saint-Tropez boasts a verdant countryside typical of the Provence region.

    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Join a walking tour of Saint-Tropez, the most celebrated city on the French Riviera, or drive to the unique marina village Port Grimaud, known as the ‘Venice of Provence’. Enjoy a panoramic scenic drive along the coastal road and take in the stunning views of rugged shores, sandy beaches and lush vegetation, or visit Gassin and a family run winery for a tasting of the local wines.

    Discovery

    Join an experienced guide for a coastal hike around Cap Camarat.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Monte Carlo

    Experience the glamour and wealth of the Principality of Monaco and the jewel in the crown, Monte Carlo.

    Freechoice

    Explore the old city of Monaco and Monte Carlo, or visit the medieval village of Eze. If you’re a fan of Formula One, take the opportunity to follow your guide and walk the track, visiting the famous Rascasse Chicane and the Top Car museum.

    Discovery

    Hike to Monaco Rock through the Old City.

    There is plenty of free time this afternoon to wander the elegant streets at your leisure.

    Enrich

    Savour an exclusive classical concert from The Harpsody Orchestra, performed in one of the historic halls of the Oceanographic Museum.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Portovenere

    The entry point to the colourful villages of the Cinque Terre, Portovenere is also one of the ports of the World Heritage-listed ‘Bay of Poets’.

    Freechoice

    Take a walking tour to discover the port of Portovenere or explore one of the Cinque Terre villages. Alternatively, enjoy exploring the Ligurian coast by boat, before some leisure time in Lerici.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Sorrento

    A resort town with a huge reputation, Sorrento, is known as the land of lemons and orange groves, and is the birthplace of Limoncello.  Gateway to the Amalfi Coast and perhaps the most stunning stretch of coast line to be found anywhere in Europe if not the world, Sorrento is a bucket list stop.

    Freechoice

    Drive along the coast of Sorrento to the miraculous ruins of Pompeii, or relish the view as you take a funicular ride to the town of Capri. Choose to walk through the historical centre of Sorrento before cooling off with Sorrento’s favourite homemade ice cream, or experience a local farm in the Sorrentine hills. 

    Discovery

    Enjoy kayaking in the Bay of Ieranto, the heart of a protected marine area, and visit caves and spectacular cliffs with your guide.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Giardini Naxos (Taormina)

    Taormina is one of Sicily’s most popular summer destinations, and the gateway to the treasures of Sicily with Mount Etna, the largest active volcano in Europe, dominating the backdrop.

    Freechoice

    Visit the historic city of Messina on a walking tour, or explore the medieval centre of Taormina. Alternatively, drive to Mount Etna, Europe’s largest active volcano, or delve into the Sicilian atmosphere of the classic film trilogy The Godfather as you drive through this idyllic Italian isle.

    Discovery

    Explore the Alcantara Gorges and the Alcantara River.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - At sea

    Take a cooking class in Scenic Epicure, a yoga class in the studio or relax on your verandah, taking in the views as your butler serves afternoon tea to your suite, the choice is yours.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Santorini

    A former volcano, Santorini’s cliffs soar out of the sparkling waters of the ancient caldera, contrasting with whitewashed buildings and blue domed roofs.

    Freechoice

    Visit the picturesque village of Oia and learn about the wine industry with a tasting, or see the black sand Perissa Beach and the enormous Mesa Vouno. Choose to explore the prehistoric city of Akrotiri with buildings 4,000 years old, or sail to thermal springs of Palea Kameni. Alternatively, tour the island and see some of Santorini’s volcanic history and panoramic views.

    Discovery

    If you’re feeling active, take a Scenic Discovery hiking excursion.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Pireaus (Athens)

    The ancient and modern city of Athens signals the end of your cruise as you disembark after breakfast taking with you a lifetime of wonderful memories. Please book your flight to depart after 12pm.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

Your all-inclusive cruise features:
  • Only 228 guests on board
  • 100% spacious Verandah Suites
  • Butler service for every guest
  • Up to ten on board dining experiences, from casual to fine dining
  • Scenic Epicure culinary program
  • Complimentary beverages all day, every day
  • Discovery Leaders / Cruise Directors to guide and assist
  • Engaging education and entertainment program
  • Exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences
  • Your choice of Scenic Freechoice activities
  • Scenic Discovery excursions
  • Explore by night with late departures
  • All tipping and gratuities both on board and onshore

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