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Explore the great seafaring nations of Spain, Portugal, Britain and Ireland over this 13 day cruise. From the outset these nations have always looked beyond the horizon, setting sail for destinations unknown, to seek out new cultures and experiences. On Scenic Eclipse, you’ll be doing just the same.
Immerse yourself in the vivacity of Spain, explore antiquities along its beautiful coastline before discovering the untouched elegance of Portugal. Cruise across the Atlantic Ocean to the little archipelago of the Isles of Scilly, a quirky place full of opportunities to explore via Zodiac, kayak, e-bikes, submarine or helicopter before we set sail for the ‘Emerald Isle’. Land of the world’s greatest storytellers, your time in Ireland will entertain and thrill like no other.
Day 1 | Highlights:
Welcome to Barcelona where a world of wonder awaits with a warm greeting by the crew as you step on board and toast the start of your luxurious cruise.
Day 2 | Cartagena Highlights:
Marvel at the Roman Amphitheatre or visit Murcia. Alternatively explore La Unión open-air museum or take a guided cycle tour.
Day 3 | Motril Highlights:
Discover Granada and the World Heritage-listed Alhambra Palace or explore the caves of Nerja and the village of Frigiliana.
Day 4 | Malaga Highlights:
Lying on the Costa del Sol, and the birthplace of Pablo Picasso, Malaga is one of the oldest cities in the world.
Day 5 | Seville Highlights:
On the shores of the Guadalquivir River is Seville, the elegant capital of Andalusia. Docking right in the heart of the city will allow you to step off Scenic Eclipse to start your own discovery.
Day 6 | At sea Highlights:
Spend a day relaxing on board and taking advantage of all the facilities of your floating resort.
Day 7 | Porto Highlights:
Uncover the history of this charming city or discover the city’s heritage and enter the Palacio da Bolsa. You may choose to visit historic Guimarães.
Day 8 | La Coruña Highlights:
Discover the Romanesque architecture of the city or take a tour to Betanzos, a former capital of the Galician kingdom.
Day 9 | Scilly Islands Highlights:
Relax on board and perhaps try a culinary course in Epicure. Arrive late afternoon to the quirky Isles of Scilly and tonight meet some local residents and hear their stories of life in this fiercely independent archipelago.
Day 10 | Scilly Islands Highlights:
Be amazed by the diversity of species that are found in the Tresco Abbey Garden or take a walking tour with a local resident of St Mary’s.
Day 11 | Dingle: Highlights:
Discover the wild coastline or explore Killarney National Park. Alternatively take a kayak adventure or play a round of golf at the local course. You may also choose to explore by Zodiac or e-bike.
Day 12 | Cobh Highlights:
Discover the maritime history of Cobh or visit the famous Blarney Castle. Alternatively uncover the secrets of Cork or visit Jameson’s Distillery for a tour and tasting.
Day 13 | Dunmore East Highlights:
Visit Waterford crystal factory or play a round of golf. Take a Zodiac excursion to Hook Head Lighthouse or explore by kayak or e-bike.
Day 14 | Dublin Highlights:
The bustling city of Dublin signals the end of your cruise as you disembark after breakfast taking with you a lifetime of wonderful memories.
Let Scenic Eclipse introduce you to the wonders of the spectacular Mediterranean region of Europe. — The cradle of culture and a region that has had an epic influence throughout history. This stunningly beautiful part of the world, it’s yours to discover across a range of unique itineraries that have been handcrafted to showcase the very best destinations and experiences.
From the romance of Venice, the bright beauty of Croatia and the exotic delights of Turkey through to the crystalline waters of the Greek Islands, the feistiness of Spain and the rare gems of Morocco; your journey of discovery on Scenic Eclipse will introduce you to a whole new Europe.
Thanks to the unique design of our yacht, we’re able to dock in smaller ports, cruise right into the heart of towns and villages and offer you a host of shore excursions that are entirely original and unique to Scenic. Visit untouched islands, dive beneath the waves in our submarine to seek out ancient relics and soar above mighty landscapes in our helicopter, even explore beyond on an e-bike for an entirely different view of the Mediterranean.