Culture

The world’s most enchanting and enigmatic civilisations and destinations explored in absolute luxury

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Passage into the history and culture of the world’s most enigmatic destinations.

The World’s First Discovery Yacht™ can take you to incredible places that, until now, have been inaccessible to the ordinary traveller. This will introduce you to amazing cultures and experiences that others cannot.
Complemented by the Scenic Enrich program - a series of carefully-planned, ultra-exclusive experiences available on every itinerary - Scenic Eclipse promises amazing cultural immersion all around the world.
 
From private concerts in Arctic cathedrals to high tea in a lord and lady’s country estate, the Scenic Enrich experiences promise once-in-a-lifetime opportunities. Our Journey Designers have selected and curated these experiences to help you enjoy the true essence of the unique cultures visited.
 

Ancient civilisations

Athens, Greece
From Diocletian’s Palace, in the heart of Split, to the astonishing 2nd-Century Celsus Library in Ephesus, and the mighty Acropolis in Rhodes, uncover the ancient world in the most wondrous of ways. 

Exclusive access

San Blas Islands
Scenic Eclipse’s intimate size means you’ll enjoy access to locations larger ships simply can not reach. We have chosen the best ports and marinas to dock so you don’t have to waste time transferring, which allows more time to immerse yourself in each destination. Enjoy late night departures in many destinations, giving you access to the local culture and nightlife. 
 

Sparkling coastlines

From the Greek Isles to the French Riviera, you’ll discover the extraordinarily stunning Mediterranean gems dotted along the coastline. You will encounter towns of such beauty they’ve inspired poets and artists for aeons, and azure waters so clear they take your breath away.

Discover Iberia

Barcelona, Spain

Passionate Spain and elegant Portugal will charm and delight with their Medieval masterpieces, archaeological wonders and proud seafaring heritage. Windswept, ancient and utterly beautiful, the British Isles offers a host of experiences to treasure. 

Spanish Jewels

Barcelona, Spain

Endless art and culture and an architectural heritage that dates back more than 2,000 years, our ports and shore excursions have been chosen to showcase all the jewels of Spain. Embrace this feisty and passionate country, from the archaeological marvel of Cartagena to the coastline of the Costa del Sol and Picasso's birthplace of Malaga. World Heritage-listed treasures abound from the magnificent Alhambra Palace in Granada to the stunning Alcázar Palace in Seville, where Scenic Eclipse takes you right into the heart of this river port city. 

Portuguese Treats

Lisbon, Portugal

Discover the wonders of Porto. In the Old Town, Roman, Medieval and Baroque influences create a delightful architectural mix and friendly locals will make your heart sing. Moor in the heart of small and off-the-beaten-path Porta, explore the lands of great history and myth and discover a wealth of World Heritage-listed sites. 

Discover The Americas

Colombia Cartagena

Follow in the footsteps of the intrepid explorers of the Golden Age of Discovery and unravel the fascinating secrets of the diverse countries that were then known as the New World. 

Colourful Colombia

Cartagena, Colombia
Ascend from Colonial Cartagena on Colombia’s Caribbean coast to the emerald green hills of the coffee region and emerge in Bogotá, the third-highest capital city in the world. You will be amazed by Colombia’s natural beauty and intriguing history but even more enchanted by the heartfelt hospitality of the Colombian people who are proud to show off their unique country. 


 

Icons and Treasures

Brazil
Find the heart of South America amongst its ancient sites, sweeping valleys, majestic mountain ranges and vibrant cities. Travel through the extraordinary Sacred Valley of the Incas, explore the great wonder that is Machu Picchu, and take one of the most impressive train journeys in the world across the Andes mountain range. Discover the hue and character of Buenos Aires and Cuzoco, stand in awe before the inimitable Iguazú Falls and indulge in the passion and colour of Rio de Janeiro.