Morocco & the Iberian Peninsula

13 Days
Lisbon to Lisbon
From (CAD)
$ 10,917
Dates & Pricing

2022 Lisbon > Lisbon

The Moors Legacy

The classic beauty of the Iberian Peninsula enchants while the rugged coastlines and spectacular cultural wonders of Morocco await.
Traversing the coast of Portugal, Morocco and Spain, you will encounter World Heritage-listed treasures, vibrant cities, fabulous food and fascinating history. Discover small ports with vibrant cultures, diverse heritage, picturesque architecture, and welcoming communities. There is no shortage of enriching experiences to encounter, they will leave you spellbound.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
801M
Duration:
13 days
Departure City:
Lisbon
Return City:
Lisbon

Selected Itinerary

13 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Lisbon, Portugal

    Welcome to Lisbon where your journey into wonder begins with a warm greeting by the crew as you step on board Scenic Eclipse.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - At Sea

    Acquaint yourself with the exceptional range of facilities on board your luxurious yacht. Choose a class in one of the fitness spaces or relax in one of the therapy lounges in the Senses Spa. Tempt your palate from one of the exceptional dining venues or try wine tasting.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Funchal (Maderia)

    Madeira sits in the Atlantic Ocean at the top of an extinct underwater volcano. The capital Funchal is nestled in a great natural amphitheatre, facing the Atlantic against a dramatic mountain backdrop.

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

    Freechoice

    Explore the Botanical Gardens before riding a traditional toboggan back to the waterfront or tour the island and visit a sugarcane factory. Alternatively, visit a family owned winery with over 200 years of experience.

    Discovery

    Hike through the Levada do Norte one of the longest and oldest levadas on Madeira Island before visiting the Cabo Girão Skywalk, or kayak along one of the natural reserves of Madeira exploring caves and deserted beaches.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Porto Santo

    Claiming to have one of Europe’s finest golden-sand beaches, Porto Santo is a haven of gold and blue, relaxation and rest. Porto Santos famous 9km long beach is said to have curative powers, with sand and waters are rich in iodine, calcium and magnesium, making them highly beneficial for treating rheumatism and bone diseases. Enjoy your day here at leisure.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - At Sea

    Scenic Eclipse’s opulent Senses Spa has spacious areas for reflection and relaxation. Discover the ancient art of Nordic bathing in the Scandinavian-inspired plunge pools and saunas. Daily entertainment, Scenic Epicure culinary adventures, some quiet time in the Observatory Lounge, all this and more is at your fingertips.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Casablanca, Morocco

    Steeped in tradition, Morocco features a combination of Arab, Berber, and Mediterranean influences. From striking architecture to time-honoured artisan practices, Morocco is a cultural paradise.

    Freechoice

    Unearth the secrets of Marrakech and marvel at its Moorish palaces and royal tombs with your local guide or visit Jardin Majorelle Garden and the Yves Saint-Laurent Museum. Alternatively, in Casablanca, discover the UNESCO World Heritage Hassan II Mosque followed by a guided tour of the city’s thriving street food scene, a delicious and sensory experience.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Tangier

    At the southern tip of the Mediterranean Sea lies Tangier. Guarding the Strait of Gibraltar, where the Mediterranean Sea meets the Atlantic Ocean. Tangier is Europe’s gateway to Africa. Influenced over its history by many cultures and civilisations, Tangier has a strong Spanish influence making it an excellent showcase for Spanish-Moorish architecture.  Known as the white city for its whitewashed houses strewn along the winding streets, Tangier is today a city undergoing significant development and modernisation.  

    Freechoice

    Enjoy a tour of Tangier, or visit Hercules Caves learning of the myths and legends before strolling the streets of Kasbah. Choose to walk through the Old Town of Asilah, or experience the mix of Arabic and Spanish cultures in Tetouan.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Málaga, Spain

    Explore the city of Málaga on Spain’s Costa del Sol, with more than 3,000 years of history, this 15th century merchants' centre is today a vibrant cosmopolitan city. Visitors flock to the region for its sunshine, and artistic roots. The city is the birthplace of Pablo Picasso, and proudly pays homage to the virtuoso with a dedicated museum. Uncover gastronomic delights such as “tinto de verano”, an iced summer wine and wander the streets filled with architectural delights from colourful baroque designs to historic Roman theatre.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Delve into the art and architecture of Málaga with a visit to Picasso Museum and a gleaming white-stone cathedral, or uncover the secrets of the historic city and visit Gibralfaro Castle. Alternatively, discover the village of Mijas.

    Discovery

    Manoeuvre through narrow Arabic streets and learn the history and culture of Málaga on a bike tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Puerto Banús

    Puerto Banús sets the standard in exclusivity, and is known for luxurious cars, expensive shops and impressive yachts – where Scenic Eclipse will feel right at home. This small town was developed in the 1970s to be the perfect combination of Andalusian culture, reflecting the fishing ports of the area, as well as a luxurious port town with sophistication and elegance. Set against a backdrop of immense mountains, wind your way through the town’s narrow streets lined with flower boxes. With a late-night departure, enjoy the opportunity to experience Puerto Banús by both day and night.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Indulge your senses with the spectacular beauty of Andalucía during a guided tour of Ronda, or spend the day exploring Marbella.

    Discovery

    Unveil the beautiful surroundings of the Lake Istan on a kayak tour, or go for a hike in the Sierra de las Nieves Natural Park.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Seville

    On the shores of the Guadalquivir River is Seville, the elegant capital of Andalusia. Seville is an architect's dream with historic styles ranging from the Gothic design of Cathedral de Santa María de la Sede to the Baroque style Iglesia Colegial del Salvador. Docking right in the heart of the city, simply step off Scenic Eclipse to start your own discovery..

    Enrich

    Visit one of the oldest bullrings for an exclusive equestrian flamenco show that will lavish all your senses.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Seville

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

    Freechoice

    Explore the monuments including the UNESCO-listed Alcázar Palace or visit the sherry capital, Jerez for a tasting. Alternatively, choose to visit nearby historic Córdoba.

    Discovery

    Join a guided bike tour passing by several sites, including Alcázar Palace, the Plaza de España and Jardines de Murillo.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Portimão, Portugal

    On the western Algarve, Portimão is a small port with a bustling historic centre. Once a well-known fishing port, now transformed into a breath-taking promenade with shops selling traditional lace, ceramics, and leather goods, and fantastic restaurants. Portimão is much loved for the steep limestone cliffs that surround its sandy beach of Praia da Rocha. Architectural masterpieces from the 19th and 20th century seamlessly blend with colourful contemporary structures creating the Portimão we know today.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.  

    Freechoice

    Visit Cabo San Vincente and Sagres Fort or explore the unique sandstone formations of Ponte de Piedade. Alternatively, uncover the ancient capital of Silves.

    Discovery

    Take a Scenic Discovery excursion by bike to the beaches of Praia da Rocha, or go kayaking and see ancient rock formations of the Algarve.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - Lisbon

    Disembark after breakfast as you farewell the crew and take away memories of a truly unforgettable cruise.

    The itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such Scenic cannot guarantee the cruise will operate unaltered from the itinerary stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions for further information.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

Truly all-inclusive luxury
  • Only 228 guests on board for a truly intimate experience
  • Spacious all Verandah Suites
  • Butler service for every guest
  • Up to ten on board dining experiences, from casual to fine dining
  • Complimentary beverages all day, every day
  • 4 member Specialist Discovery Team
  • Your choice of Scenic Freechoice activities
  • Exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences
  • Scenic Discovery excursions
  • Engaging lecture and education program on board
  • All tipping and gratuities

Pricing & Availability