Mediterranean Discovery

10 Days
Barcelona to Athens (Piraeus)
From (GBP)
£ 5,125
£ 4,681
Dates & Pricing

2021 Barcelona > Athens (Piraeus)

Gems of the Mediterranean

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.
Discover the extraordinary gems dotted along the Spanish, French and Italian coastlines before arriving in the Greek Islands. Encounter some of the most celebrated landscapes in Europe in complete luxury, from Barcelona’s extraordinary architecture to the elegance of Monte Carlo and the gems of Italy’s Amalfi and Sicily to dramatic Santorini in the Greek Islands. Every day will be filled with wonder and discovery.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
D41M
Duration:
10 days
Departure City:
Barcelona
Return City:
Athens (Piraeus)

10 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - UK > Barcelona

    Fly from the UK to Barcelona for an overnight stay in a luxurious hotel. Regional airports are available on request.

  2. Day 2 - Barcelona, Spain

    Welcome to Barcelona, you will be immersed in a city of fabled architecture and boundless culture, before being transferred to Scenic Eclipse to commence your Mediterranean cruise.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Saint-Tropez, France

    Famous for its azure blue seas, stunning beaches and a rich connection with a cool local art scene, Saint-Tropez, at the heart of the French Riviera, is synonymous with images of Bridget Bardot and the international jet set of the 1950 and 1960s.

    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. Visit Gassin and a family run winery for a tasting of the local wines.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Monte Carlo, Monaco

    Luxurious high-rise hotels, super yachts and beautiful people at every turn, Monte Carlo is Europe’s centre of elegance, glamour and opulent 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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Calvi, France

    Recognised as the home of Christopher Columbus, Calvi, a small town on the north west coast of Corsica sits in an idyllic harbour, watched over by a medieval Citadel. Calvi is home to superb traditional cuisine, pure white beaches and a vibrant culture
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    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

  6. Day 6 - Sorrento, Italy

    A resort town with a huge reputation, Sorrento, is known as the land of lemons and orange groves, and 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.
    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 experience a local farm in  the Sorrentine hills.  

    Discovery

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

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - 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

    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 largestactive volcano.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - At sea

    Spend a day relaxing on board and taking advantage of all the facilities of your floating resort.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Santorini, Greece

    As part of the Cyclades islands in the Aegean Sea, Santorini is an island like no other. This volcanic island is home to white-washed buildings and blue-domed churches and offers stunning views across the turquoise waters.

    Freechoice

    Visit the picturesque village Oia and learn about the wine industry with a tasting, or see the black sand Perissa Beach and the enormous Mesa Vouno. Alternatively, explore the prehistoric city of Akrotiri with buildings 4,000 years old, or sail to thermal springs of Palea Kameni.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Piraeus, (Athens) Greece > UK

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

    Meals Included: Breakfast

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