Call Scenic 138 128

Discover Spain, Portugal & Morocco

Combine the North of Africa with the South of Europe on a 9 day cruise from Tenerife to Barcelona. Highlights include Casablanca, Gibraltar and Cartagena.

9 Day
From (AUD)
$ 9,555
  • 2019 Tenerife > Barcelona

    Exotic exploration

    Morocco, Portugal and Spain, three countries that conjure up images of exotic adventures, sweeping vistas and colourful cultures. We introduce you to the intriguing islands of Spain and Portugal and the best these three captivating countries have to offer over nine glorious days.

    Moor in the heart of small and unique ports, explore islands and lands of great history and myth. From the Roman Empire to the Moors of the Middle Ages, you’ll love uncovering their stories.

    Tour Code:

    301M

    Duration:

    9 Days

    Departure City:

    Tenerife

    Return City:

    Barcelona

  • 9 Day Itinerary

    • Day 1 - Santa Cruz de Tenerife

      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.

      Meals included: Dinner

    • Day 2 - Funchal

      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.

      Freechoice

      Discover the history of the city dating back five centuries or explore the Botanical Gardens before taking a ride in a traditional sledge back to the waterfront. Alternatively tour the island and visit a sugarcane factory.

      Enjoy time at leisure this evening to stroll the elegant streets of Funchal.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 3 - At sea

      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.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 4 - Safi

      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.

      Freechoice

      Discover the alleys and walkways of the fortified Medina, its souk and the pottery works, or visit Essaouira and its World Heritage-listed Medina before meeting the workers at a nearby Argan Oil collective.

      Enrich

      Immerse yourself tonight in Moroccan culture with belly dancing performances accompanied by singers, drums, Henna painting and a traditional tea ceremony.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 5 - Casablanca

      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.

      Freechoice

      Explore the heart and soul of Casablanca including the imposing Hassan II Mosque or visit the nearby capital Rabat including the Mausoleum of Mohammed V. Or choose to delve into Casablanca’s Jewish Heritage including the synagogue.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 6 - Gibraltar
      Freechoice

      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.

      Helicopter excursions are available^.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 7 - Cartagena

      Inhabited for over two millennia, Spain’s port city of Cartagena with its stunning natural harbour is also an archaeological marvel.

      Freechoice

      Discover the magnificent Roman Amphitheatre and Underwater Archaeological Museum or visit nearby Murcia, founded by the Moors in the 1st century.  Alternatively uncover the rich mining history at La Unión open-air museum or take a guided cycle tour of the city.

      Helicopter excursions are available^.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 8 - Palma de Mallorca

      This Mediterranean jewel boasts stunning coastlines, timeless terracotta hues and the mesmerizing backdrop of the deep azure of the sea.

      Freechoice

      Visit the city centre and the magnificent Cathedral built on a former mosque or explore the impressive Caves of Drach and the underwater Lake Martel. Alternatively tour Valldemosa and Cartuja Monastery.

      Helicopter excursions are available^.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 9 - Barcelona

      Disembark after breakfast taking away memories of a truly unforgettable cruise.

      ^ At additional expense

      Meals included: Breakfast

  • Tour inclusions

    All-inclusive highlights
    • 228-guest luxurious Discovery Yacht
    • 100% spacious verandah suites
    • An exclusive Enrich experience in Safi
    • 18 Freechoice shore excursions in six ports
    • Discovery Leaders on board
    • Broad range of active discovery excursions
    • Discover spectacular Madeira Island
    • Explore by night at your leisure in three ports
    • And all tipping and gratuities both on board and onshore