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Great Seafaring Nations

12 days with Scenic   Rating: Deluxe

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Day 1 Barcelona
Welcome to Barcelona where a world of wonder awaits with a warm greeting by the crew as you step on board Scenic Eclipse. Toast the start of your luxurious cruise. Please book your flight to arrive prior to 1pm. (Dinner)

Day 2 At sea
Acquaint yourself with the exceptional range of facilities on board your luxurious Discovery Yacht. Choose a class in one of the fitness spaces or relax in one of the therapy lounges in the Spa Sanctuary. Tempt your palate from one of the exceptional dining venues or try a wine tasting with the Sommelier in Scenic Epicure. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 3 Málaga
Lying on the Costa del Sol, and the birthplace of Pablo Picasso, Málaga is one of the oldest cities in the world.

Freechoice: Uncover the secrets of the historic city centre including the Picasso Museum or visit Gibralfaro Castle. Alternatively, explore the village of Mijas Pueblo.

Discovery: Choose a Scenic Discovery guided bicycle tour. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 4 Seville
Docking right in the heart of Seville, the elegant capital of Andalusia, will allow you to step off Scenic Eclipse to start your own discovery.

Freechoice: Explore the monuments of Seville and enter the World Heritage-listed Alcázar Palace or discover Seville and visit the Flamenco Museum. Alternatively choose to visit historic Córdoba.

Discovery: Take a guided Scenic Discovery excursion by bike.

Marvel at your private performance of the equestrian ballet at the Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art.

There is ample time this evening to explore the local nightlife and city lights. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 5 Seville
Enjoy time at leisure to explore Seville. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 6 Lisbon
Discover Lisbon’s cobble-stoned streets, ancient ruins and white domed cathedrals.

Freechoice: Explore this pretty city with your local guide or visit the Maritime Museum to learn about the historical importance of this seafaring nation. Art lovers will delight in a guided tour of the Gulbekian Museum which houses an impressive collection of Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Islamic, Asian, and European art. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 7 Porto
In the historic World Heritage-listed town centre see the Roman, Medieval and Baroque influences of this picturesque town on the Douro River.

Freechoice: Uncover the history of this charming city and visit a traditional port wine cellar or discover the city’s heritage and enter the impressive Palacio da Bolsa. Alternatively, explore historic Guimarães and visit the Ducal Palace. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 8 At sea
Relaxation beckons and with so many choices on board you will wonder how time passes so quickly. Choose one of the daily activities, from a class in Scenic Epicure to an entertaining discussion in the theatre, or make time for your own fitness regime. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 9 Brest
The historic naval port of Brest, on the coast of Brittany has a history shaped by monuments, military heritage buildings and museums each a testament to the past. 

Freechoice: Take a walking tour of the historic town centre or visit the National Botanical Conservation Centre, the second largest in Europe. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 10 Cherbourg
Freechoice: Walk the historic Normandy beaches, the site of the D-Day landings. You may choose to discover the intriguing history of the port of Cherbourg and see the man made sea walls or tour Chateau Nacqueville dating back to 1510 with its impressive gardens. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 11 Bruges
This World Heritage-listed city is a fairy tale town with cobble-stone streets, picturesque canals linking squares adorned with soaring spires, churches, monasteries and medieval buildings.

Freechoice: Discover the cobblestone streets and small canals of the city on a walking tour or visit the medieval town of Ghent. Alternatively, sample delicious Belgian specialities on a culinary tour. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 12 Amsterdam
Your cruise ends this morning as you farewell the crew and disembark after breakfast taking away memories of a truly unforgettable experience. Please book your flight to depart after 12pm. (Breakfast)

All This Included
From Barcelona to Amsterdam, immerse yourself in the vivacity of Spain as you explore its coastline before discovering the untouched elegance of Portugal.

Explore the great seafaring nations of Spain, Portugal, France and the enigmatic Netherlands. From the outset they have always looked beyond the horizon, setting sail for destinations unknown, to seek out new cultures and experiences.

Immerse yourself in the vivacity of Spain as you explore its coastline before discovering the untouched elegance of Portugal. Cruise to northern France and visit the coast of Brittany and the important battlefields of Normandy. Wander the canals, cobbled streets and medieval buildings of Bruges before reaching the heart of Holland, Amsterdam.
  • 32 meals including 11 Breakfasts, 10 Lunches and 11 Dinners
Cruising: Cabin onboard Scenic Eclipse
  • Itineraries are subject to change.
  • Cabin upgrades are available.
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
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* The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines.