Ultimate Mediterranean Collection

18 Days
Athens (Piraeus) to Barcelona
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$ 20,490
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2021 Athens (Piraeus) > Barcelona

Sparkling Coastlines and Riverias

Explore the medieval warrens of Dubrovnik and Kotor and delight in the beauty of the Balkan Peninsula.
From the islands of Greece and Croatia to the coastline of Dalmatia and the Italian Riviera, the sights, scents and tastes of this region await.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
102M
Duration:
18 days
Departure City:
Athens (Piraeus)
Return City:
Barcelona

Selected Itinerary

18 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Piraeus (Athens), Greece

    Fly into the ancient capital of the world, Athens, and be transferred to Scenic Eclipse to commence your discovery of the Greek Isles and Dalmatian coastline.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Paros Island

    Quieter than its more famous neighbours, Paros is a blend of traditional architecture, stunning beaches, a vibrant nightlife and gorgeous little rural villages tucked into the countryside.

    Freechoice

    Experience the tastes of the island with a wine, olive and cheese tasting, or enjoy a guided walking tour of Parikia and see a special performance from the male choir inside the Church of 100 Doors. Alternatively, visit the Cycladic village of Marpissa with its whitewashed cubic houses, narrow streets, churches and windmills, or visit a local farm to see the organic production.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Fiskardo

    Fiskardo is a sailors paradise, home to fish tavernas and cafes that offer the quintessential Greek dining experience travellers dream of.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Visit the rolling hills of the Omala Valley to learn about the local wine industry from a wine cooperative, and visit the mesmerising Melissani Lake.

    Discovery

    If you’re feeling active, join a local for a hike or a kayak tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Kotor, Montenegro

    Startlingly beautiful, the Bay of Kotor has been inhabited since antiquity and is often described as the Mediterranean’s only fjord.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Join a guided walking tour of this world heritage listed city, or visit Perast with architecture dating back to the 17th and 18th centuries, before boarding a boat to Our Lady of the Rock island to visit the chapel filled with magnificent paintings by local Baroque artists. Alternatively, visit the Old Royal Capital of Montenegro, Cetinje, and the village of Njeguši.

    Discovery

    Join a guided hike of the Kotor city walls to St John’s Fortress and be awed by the views of Kotor and Boka Bay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Dubrovnik, Croatia

    The historic walled city of Dubrovnik will be a highlight of your cruise. World Heritage-listed, it has remained largely unchanged since medieval times.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Discover the historic city centre and visit some of Dubrovnik’s most significant historical landmarks, or walk the city walls, climb the Minceta Tower and hear fascinating stories from your guide. Alternatively see the Croatian country side with a tour to the Konavle Valley, taste local wines and discover the tradition of silk weaving.

    Discovery

    Take a Discovery excursion by kayak and see the medieval walls from the sea.

    Enrich

    Be enthralled by a moving private concert set in a magnificent Baroque Church in the historic precinct.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Hvar

    The Town Square in Hvar is among the most beautiful and the largest in Croatia. The medieval streets of Hvar Town are a treat to wander on this dreamy island.

    Freechoice

    Visit world heritage-listed Starigrad or explore the picturesque medieval centre of Hvar on a walking tour. Alternatively, discover the island of Hvar, visit a family owned cellar for an olive oil tasting and see the magnificent views from the Fortica fortress.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Rovinj

    This fishing village on the Croatian Adriatic is famous for the St. Euphemia Cathedral, the highest church tower in Istria.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Explore the well-preserved historic centre that started developing in the 3rd century, or visit the Roman Amphitheatre in Pula built at the same time as the Colosseum in Rome in the 1st century.

    Discovery

    Choose a Discovery excursion by kayak with a local or a guided bike tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Koper, Slovenia

    Koper, Slovenia’s largest town, is a well-kept secret. The picturesque medieval old town is a delightful mix of Venetian architecture surrounded by a nature reserve teeming with bird and animal life.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Walk around Koper, a former island and discover the legends of centuries ago, or delve into the village of Lopar and learn of its heritage and flavours. Choose to visit the Postojna cave with a guide and learn the secret of this underground world, or learn the history of Ljubljana, Slovenia’s capital and largest city.

    Discovery

    Explore the Dragonja valley on a hiking tour or take a panoramic bike tour of Parenzana.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Venice, Italy

    Welcome to Venice where you have a full day to discover this fascinating city at your leisure.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Zadar, Croatia

    Explore the old town of Zadar complete with narrow cobblestone streets, quaint wine bars, a plethora of coffee shops and restaurants and hidden historical gems. Not as crowded as other Croatian cities, Zadar has a unique life and vibrancy of its own.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Learn the history of Zadar on a walking tour and visit the remains of the biggest Roman Forum in Croatia, or explore the waterfalls of Krka National Park.

    Discovery

    See Zadar from the blue waters of the Adriatic on a kayak tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Korcula Island

    Korcula Island is home to vineyards, olive groves and beautiful beaches, but Korcula Old Town, often referred to as ‘little Dubrovnik’, is a medieval walled village offering up a traditional slice of Croatian national heritage and culture. Experience how the past and the present become one on this magnificent island during a walking tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Taranto, Italy

    Discover the city of Taranto, a city of two parts. One a centre for local industry, the other, a historical centre which retains elements of its rich maritime history and underlying remnants of antiquity and charm in its blend of architectural styles.

    Freechoice

    Visit the enchanting town of Alberobello and enjoy a walking tour of these delightful streets, or taste some local cuisine washed down with the renowned Primitivo wine from Manduria. Alternatively, learn the traditional time honoured methods of olive oil production, or visit Grottaglie, famous for its ceramics production.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - Giardini Naxos (Taormina)

    Taormina is one of Sicily’s most popular summer destinations. Perched on the side of a mountain with the Ionian Sea and Mount Etna as a backdrop it boasts a selection of churches, bars, restaurants and antique shops to discover and explore.

    Freechoice

    Delve into the Sicilian atmosphere of the classic film trilogy The Godfather, or explore the medieval centre of Taormina. Alternatively, drive to Mount Etna, Europe’s largest active volcano.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - Sorrento

    A land of mermaids, lemons and orange groves, and the birthplace of Limoncello, Sorrento is the gateway to the Amalfi Coast and perhaps the most stunning stretch of coast line to be found anywhere in Europe if not the world.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    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 experiencing 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

  15. Day 15 - Calvi, France

    Reputedly the home of Christopher Columbus, the city of Calvi, on the north west coast of Corsica is watched over by a medieval Citadel, and is home to superb traditional cuisine, pure white beaches and a vibrant yet romantic culture.

    Freechoice

    Learn of Calvi’s history on a walking tour through the narrow lanes and ancient ramparts, or explore the villages through the hinterland of the Balagne region and taste some of the local delicacies. Discovery: Hike through the abandoned village of Occi to see stunning views across the Bay of Calvi and out to the Punto di Spano.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  16. Day 16 - Monte Carlo, Monaco

    Home to luxurious high-rise hotels, super yachts and beautiful people at every turn, Monte Carlo is Europe’s centre of elegance, glamour and wealth.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    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. Enrich Savour an exclusive classical concert in the Oceanographic Museum.

    Enrich

    Savour an exclusive classical concert in the Oceanographic Museum.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  17. Day 17 - Saint-Tropez, France

    Freechoice

    Join a walking tour of St. Tropez, the most celebrated city on the French Riviera, or drive to the medieval village of Grimaud and 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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  18. Day 18 - Barcelona, Spain

    Your cruise ends this morning as you say farewell to your crew. Disembark and transfer to the airport for your flight home.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

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