Mediterranean Discovery

Uncover the gems of the Mediterranean and encounter some of the most celebrated landscapes in Europe in all-inclusive luxury from Barcelona to Athens.

10 Days
Barcelona to Athens (Piraeus)
From (GBP)
£ 4,795
Dates & Pricing

2020 Barcelona > Athens (Piraeus)

Gems of the Mediterranean

Uncover the gems of the Mediterranean and encounter some of the most celebrated landscapes in Europe in all-inclusive luxury from Barcelona to Athens.
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 Portovenere and Amalfi 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 - Tarragona (Barcelona)

    Today you will be transferred to Tarragona where a world of wonder awaits with a warm greeting by the crew as you step on board. Raise your glass and toast to the days ahead where many wondrous moments await. Please book your flight to arrive prior to 1pm.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Saint-Tropez

    In St. Tropez, at the heart of the French Riviera, you will find picturesque pastel-colored houses, narrow cobblestone streets, and shady squares adding to the charm of this gorgeous city. Besides the mesmerizing azure blue seas, Saint-Tropez boasts a verdant countryside typical of the Provence region.

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

    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, or visit Gassin and a family run winery for a tasting of the local wines.

    Discovery

    Join an experienced guide for a coastal hike around Cap Camarat.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Monte Carlo

    Experience the glamour and wealth of the Principality of Monaco and the jewel in the crown, Monte Carlo.

    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.

    There is plenty of free time this afternoon to wander the elegant streets at your leisure.

    Enrich

    Savour an exclusive classical concert from The Harpsody Orchestra, performed in one of the historic halls of the Oceanographic Museum.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Portovenere

    The entry point to the colourful villages of the Cinque Terre, Portovenere is also one of the ports of the World Heritage-listed ‘Bay of Poets’.

    Freechoice

    Take a walking tour to discover the port of Portovenere or explore one of the Cinque Terre villages. Alternatively, enjoy exploring the Ligurian coast by boat, before some leisure time in Lerici.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Sorrento

    A resort town with a huge reputation, Sorrento, is known as the land of lemons and orange groves, and is 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.

    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 Ieranto, the heart of a protected marine area, and 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

    Visit the historic city of Messina on a walking tour, or explore the medieval centre of Taormina. Alternatively, drive to Mount Etna, Europe’s largest active volcano, or delve into the Sicilian atmosphere of the classic film trilogy The Godfather as you drive through this idyllic Italian isle.

    Discovery

    Explore the Alcantara Gorges and the Alcantara River.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - At sea

    Take a cooking class in Scenic Epicure, a yoga class in the studio or relax on your verandah, taking in the views as your butler serves afternoon tea to your suite, the choice is yours.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Santorini

    A former volcano, Santorini’s cliffs soar out of the sparkling waters of the ancient caldera, contrasting with whitewashed buildings and blue domed roofs.

    Freechoice

    Visit the picturesque village of Oia and learn about the wine industry with a tasting, or see the black sand Perissa Beach and the enormous Mesa Vouno. Choose to explore the prehistoric city of Akrotiri with buildings 4,000 years old, or sail to thermal springs of Palea Kameni. Alternatively, tour the island and see some of Santorini’s volcanic history and panoramic views.

    Discovery

    If you’re feeling active, take a Scenic Discovery hiking excursion.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Pireaus (Athens) > UK

    The ancient and modern city of Athens signals the end of your cruise as you disembark after breakfast and transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK, taking with you a lifetime of wonderful memories.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

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