Learn why the small Catalan-influenced fishing port of Collioure, ‘Pearl of the Vermillion Coast’, inspired Picasso, Matisse, Derain, Dufy and Chagall. An enchanting village with a pink bell tower and a castle by the sea, it features a fascinating Museum of Modern Art and more than 40 other art galleries. On Lipari, off Sicily’s north coast, breathe in the scent of rosemary, capers and gorse along cobbled alleys festooned with bougainvillea. Enjoy a walk to the ancient fortress, the Castle, to admire the Cathedral of St Bartholomew and the Monastery of the Holy Saviour. Or sign out a Scenic Eclipse e-bike to explore at your own pace, taking a ride past gardens and wineries to charming seaside villages for a swim.