Ultimate Mediterranean Discovery 2021
16 days with Scenic Rating:
Day 1 Lisbon, Portugal
Day 2 Portimão
Freechoice: Visit Cabo San Vincente and Sagres Fort or explore the unique sandstone formations of Ponte de Piedade. Alternatively, uncover the ancient capital of Silves.
Discovery: Take a Scenic Discovery excursion by bike to the beaches of Praia da Rocha, or go kayaking and see ancient rock formations of the Algarve. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 3 Seville, Spain
Freechoice: Explore the monuments including the UNESCO-listed Alcázar Palace or visit the sherry capital, Jerez for a tasting. Alternatively, choose to visit nearby historic Córdoba.
Discovery: Take a Scenic Discovery excursion by bike.
Day 4 Tangier, Morocco
Freechoice: Explore Tangier on a panoramic tour including a camel ride, or learn how the locals live during a visit to a local village for coffee and cake. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 5 Málaga, Spain
Freechoice: Delve into the art and architecture of Málaga with a visit to Picasso Museum and a gleaming white-stone cathedral, or uncover the secrets of the historic city and visit Gibralfaro Castle. Alternatively, discover the village of Mijas.
Discovery: Manoeuvre through narrow Arabic streets and learn the history and culture of Málaga on a bike tour. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 6 Cartagena
Freechoice: Explore Cartagena on a walking tour learning the history, or visit the historic city of Murcia dating back to the 9th century. Alternatively, explore La Unión mining museum.
Discovery: Choose to cycle through the Natural Park of Calblanque with magnificent views of the Mediterranean sea. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 7 Soller de Mallorca
Freechoice: Discover the beauty of the Serra de Tramuntana as you tour the region, or explore Soller village on a walking tour. Choose to visit Valldemossa, a village steeped with old world charm, and see original music sheets from Chopin, or drive to Palma de Mallorca and visit BelIever Castle and Spain’s second largest Gothic Cathedral. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 8 Barcelona, Spain
Day 9 Saint-Tropez, France
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. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 10 Monte Carlo, Monaco
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.
Day 11 Calvi, France
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 (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 12 Sorrento, Italy
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. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 13 Giardini Naxos (Taormina)
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. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 14 At sea
Day 15 Santorini, Greece
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. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 16 Piraeus (Athens)
All This Included
Explore the great seafaring nations of Spain and Portugal and great coastlines of France and Italy.
Like the explorers of old, set sail from Portugal’s capital Lisbon and follow the Atlantic coast past the Strait of Gibraltar and into the Mediterranean. Along the way you will discover stunning Seville, Italy’s Amalfi and Sicily. Every day will be filled with wonder and discovery.
Cruising: Cabin onboard Scenic Eclipse
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