Day 1 | Highlights:
Welcome to Santa Cruz de Tenerife where a world of wonder awaits as you step on board Scenic Eclipse. Raise your glass to toast to the start of your luxurious cruise.
Day 2 | Funchal Highlights:
With craggy cliffs rising steeply from the sea, the Portugese island of Madeira sits in the Atlantic Ocean at the top of an extinct underwater volcano. The capital Funchal is nestled in a great natural amphitheatre, facing the Atlantic with a backdrop of dramatic mountains. Admire the beauty of this spectacular harbour as Scenic Eclipse cruises into port.
Day 3 | At sea Highlights:
Relax and enjoy the amazing facilities of your floating resort and perhaps take a dip in the Scandinavian-inspired spa pools. Your palate will be delighted as you explore the extensive range of dining options or create your own masterpiece in Scenic Epicure.
Day 4 | Safi Highlights:
Appreciate an intriguing insight into the daily life of a Moroccan city in the port of Safi today with free time to wander the Medina at leisure.
Day 5 | Casablanca Highlights:
Be swept away by the nostalgia and romance of this former pirate’s lair, now considered Morocco’s most modern metropolis, and discover this city of contrasts.
Day 6 | Gibraltar Highlights:
Step foot on the Rock of Gibraltar and meet the resident Barbary macaques or tour the rock and the WWII tunnels. The more active may take a guided bike exploration.
Day 7 | Cartagena Highlights:
Inhabited for over two millennia, Spain’s port city of Cartagena with its stunning natural harbour is also an archaeological marvel.
Day 8 | Palma de Mallorca Highlights:
This Mediterranean jewel boasts stunning coastlines, timeless terracotta hues and the mesmerizing backdrop of the deep azure of the sea.
Day 9 | Barcelona Highlights:
Explore the city or visit Gaudi’s Casa Batlló. Alternatively tour the Football Stadium or discover Poble Espanyol de Montjuic.
Day 10 | Monte Carlo Highlights:
Discover glamorous Monte Carlo, or explore the Medieval village of Èze.
Day 11 | Calvi, Corsica Highlights:
Lying on the northern coastline of the island of Corsica, this small port is waiting for you to discover its secrets.
Day 12 | Ajaccio, Corsica Highlights:
Follow in the footsteps of Napoleon, or visit the Musée des Beaux-Arts. Alternatively walk the scenic coastal Route des Cretes or discover the wine making heritage. Helicopter excursions are available^.
Day 13 | Rome Highlights:
Marvel at the iconic Roman monuments including the Colosseum, or visit Vatican City and the Sistine Chapel. Alternatively, take a walking tour of the historic city centre.
Day 14 | Sorrento (Pompeii) Highlights:
Visit the ruins of Pompeii, or take a guided tour of Sorrento. Alternatively, visit a local farm, or take the ferry to the island of Capri.
Or choose one of the discovery excursions by Zodiac or kayak.
Day 15 | Messina Highlights:
Tour Messina, or visit enchanting Taormina. Alternatively visit Mt Etna.
Day 16 | Messina > Zakynthos: Highlights:
Cruise the sparkling Mediterranean Sea and create an Italian masterpiece in Scenic Epicure. In the evening explore the town of Zakynthos at your leisure.
Day 17 | Zakynthos Highlights:
Take a walking tour of the town, or visit an olive factory and winery. Alternatively visit a traditional farm, or choose a discovery excursion by Zodiac or kayak or go snorkelling.
Day 18 | Milos: Highlights:
Take a tour of the island or explore the volcanic rock formations. Alternatively take a discovery excursion by Zodiac, kayak or go snorkelling.
Day 19 | Naxos Highlights:
Tour the island, or take a walking tour of the city centre. Alternatively choose a discovery excursion by e-bike.
Day 20 | Bozcaada Island Highlights:
Enjoy a walking tour of this colourful island, or discover historic Troy. Alternatively, explore the island by e-bike.
Day 21 | Canakkale Highlights:
Witness a moving ceremony paying tribute to the fallen soldiers of World War I as dawn breaks over the Gallipoli peninsula.
Day 22 | Canakkale Highlights:
Visit the ANZAC battlefields and see the poignant memorials, historic monuments and key battle sites of the peninsula. Alternatively take a tour of Canakkale or explore by e-bike.
Day 23 | Athens Highlights:
Disembark after breakfast. Athens is the end of your cruise but the start of a lifetime of wonderful memories.