Taste of Spain & France with Wonders of Iberia & Western Europe

19 Days
Paris to Amsterdam
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$ 21,605
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2021 Paris > Amsterdam

Tour Map
Tour Code:
OEP2
Duration:
19 days
Departure City:
Paris
Return City:
Amsterdam

Selected Itinerary

19 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Paris

    A world of wonder awaits you. Celebrate the start of your journey as you check into your hotel for your two night Special Stay.

  2. Day 2 - Paris

    Explore the ‘La Ville Lumière’ (city of lights) and discover why this gorgeous city has been the creative muse of several artists, from playwrights and novelists to painters and moviemakers. Walk along its fabled streets, discover its harsh French Revolution past and marvel at its ritzy ‘fashion capital of the world’ present.

    Freechoice

    Treat yourself to a sightseeing tour of Paris, or visit the world-renowned Louvre Museum. Alternatively, take an insightful walking tour with a true Parisian. Tonight join your Tour Director and travel companions to celebrate your journey ahead over a ‘welcome to Paris’ dinner.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Paris > Bordeaux

    While Paris might be the most popular tourist destination in France, Bordeaux is the “very essence of elegance”, as per the Queen of England. Largely untouched by the French revolution, Bordeaux has preserved its stunning structures in 1,810 hectares of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. But the city isn’t always known for its architecture. Bordeaux is renowned as the wine capital of the world. The port town has been producing its famous namesake wine since the 8th century, and the celebration of food and libation is simply delightful. French food needs no introduction, and the legendary Bordeaux is no exception to that culinary rule.

    Enrich

    Delve into the culinary wonderland of Bordeaux with a gourmet food walking tour. Stop in beloved local shops to sample chocolate, cheese and bread and meet the passionate shop owners. At the end of the tour, enjoy a decadent dinner of local specialties accompanied by fantastic Bordeaux wine.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Bordeaux

    Freechoice

    Immerse yourself in the world of French culinary, in an interactive cookery class; or stroll between the sites and discover illuminating facts about the city and its history, and enjoy photo stops at highlights such as the towering Monument aux Girondins and the handsome Place de la Bourse, ending at La Cite du Vin.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  5. Day 5 - Bordeaux > Carcassonne

    Travel to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Carcassonne. Perched on a rocky hilltop and bristling with zigzag battlements, stout walls and spiky turrets, the fortified city of Carcassonne looks like something out of a children’s storybook when it is seen from afar. Enjoy walking through the city at your leisure from your conveniently located hotel.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  6. Day 6 - Carcassonne > Barcelona

    Drive past the foothills of the Pyrenees, and stop in Figueres to visit the Dali theatre and Museum, gaining an insight into the world of Salvador Dali. Arrive in beguiling Barcelona, and check in to your accommodation for the evening.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  7. Day 7 - Barcelona

    Enjoy a free day in exciting, elegant Barcelona. Raise your glass this evening at your farewell dinner, and toast the end of a wonderful journey.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Barcelona

    Your land journey ends this morning. Transfer to Scenic Eclipse to commence your luxury cruise through the Mediterranean.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  9. Day 9 - At Sea

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

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Malaga

    Explore the city of Málaga on Spain’s Costa del Sol, the birthplace of Pablo Picasso, and one of the oldest cities in the world.
    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 Malaga on a bike tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Seville

    On the shores of the Guadalquivir River is Seville, the elegant capital of Andalusia. Your ultraluxurious floating resort will dock right in the heart of the city, so you can just 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

  12. Day 12 - Seville

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

    Freechoice

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

    Discovery

    Take a Scenic Discovery excursion by bike.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - Lisbon, Portugal

    Arrive in Lisbon, the de facto capital of Portugal and home to the one-time most powerful seafaring nations of the world. Discover the many districts of Lisbon spread over the seven surrounding hills, including the picturesque Alfama district.

    Freechoice

    Explore this pretty city with your local guide or visit the Maritime Museum to learn about the historical importance of this seafaring nation. Art lovers will delight in a guided tour of the Gulbenkian museum which houses an impressive collection of Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Islamic, Asian, and European art.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - Leixões (Porto)

    Discover the unique historic treasures of Porto. Located on the Douro river estuary, this metropolis shares its name with one of Portugal’s best known export, Port wine.

    Freechoice

    Uncover the history of this charming city and visit a traditional port wine cellar or discover the city’s heritage and enter the impressive Palacio da Bolsa. Alternatively, explore historic Guimarães and visit the Ducal Palace.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - At Sea

    Relaxation beckons and with so many choices on board you will wonder how time passes so quickly. Choose one of the daily activities, an entertaining discussion in the theatre, or make time for yourself in the Senses Spa.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  16. Day 16 - Douarnenez, France

    Located on the tip of the French region of Brittany, discover a city that is known for its breath-taking landscapes and scenic coastal areas.

    Freechoice

    Explore the history of Douarnenez, the colourful quaysides and authentic boats or walk around the village of Les Plomarch and see why it continues to inspire artists.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  17. Day 17 - Cherbourg

    Freechoice

    Walk the historic Normandy beaches, the site of the D-Day landings. You may choose to discover the intriguing history of the port of Cherbourg and see the manmade sea walls or tour Chateau Nacqueville dating back to 1510 with its impressive gardens.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  18. Day 18 - Oostende (Bruges), Belgium

    This World Heritage-listed city is a fairy tale town with cobble-stone streets, picturesque canals linking squares adorned with soaring spires, churches, monasteries and medieval buildings.

    Freechoice

    Discover the cobblestone streets and small canals of the city on a walking tour or visit the medieval town of Ghent. Alternatively, sample delicious Belgian specialities on a culinary tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  19. Day 19 - Amsterdam, Netherlands

    Your cruise ends this morning as you farewell the crew and disembark after breakfast taking away memories of a truly unforgettable experience.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

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