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Great Civilisations Mediterranean Discovery

Discover the Europe of your imagination and experience a moving ANZAC Day in Gallipoli on this luxurious 15 day cruise from Barcelona to Athens

15 Day
From (AUD)
$ 17,575
  • 2019 Barcelona > Athens

    Sacred pilgrimage

    This unique 15 day itinerary explores the north Mediterranean coastline following in the footsteps of some of the great conflicts of the French and Bonaparte, the Romans and the Ancient Greeks. Culminating in witnessing the moving ANZAC Day Dawn Service at Gallipoli.

    Journey along the Spanish, French and Italian coasts before arriving in the Greek Islands and Turkey. Along the way discover some of the most celebrated landscapes in Europe in complete luxury on board Scenic Eclipse.

    Tour Code:

    401M

    Duration:

    15 Days

    Departure City:

    Barcelona

    Return City:

    Athens

  • 15 Day Itinerary

    • Day 1 - Barcelona

      Welcome to Barcelona where a world of wonder awaits with a warm greeting by the crew as you step on board. Raise your glass and toast to the days ahead where many wondrous moments await. Please book flights to arrive by 12pm.

      Meals included: Dinner

    • Day 2 - Monte Carlo
      Freechoice

      Discover glamorous Monte Carlo, or explore the Medieval village of Èze.

      This evening wander the elegant streets at your leisure.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 3 - Calvi, Corsica

      Lying on the northern coastline of the island of Corsica, this small port is waiting for you to discover its secrets.

      Freechoice

      Discover this small port city on a walking tour or explore the well-preserved Sant’Antonino perched on a hilltop. Feeling active then join a local guide to hike the mountainous hinterland or take a guided bike tour.

      Tonight, explore the waterfront precinct at your leisure.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 4 - Ajaccio, Corsica
      Freechoice

      Follow in the footsteps of Napoleon, or visit the Musée des Beaux-Arts. Alternatively discover Corsica’s wine making heritage. For a more active option, join a guided bike tour or hike the scenic coastal Route des Cretes.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 5 - Rome
      Freechoice

      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. 

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 6 - Sorrento (Pompeii)
      Freechoice

      Visit the ruins of Pompeii, or take a guided tour of Sorrento. Alternatively, visit a local farm or explore the island of Capri.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 7 - Messina
      Freechoice

      Take a walking tour of Messina, or visit enchanting Taormina. Alternatively visit Mt Etna.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 8 - Messina > Zakynthos:

      Cruise the sparkling Mediterranean Sea and relax on board. You may choose to create an Italian masterpiece in Scenic Epicure. This evening explore the town of Zakynthos at your leisure.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 9 - Zakynthos
      Freechoice

      Take a tour of the town, or visit an olive factory and winery. Alternatively visit a traditional farm.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 10 - Milos
      Freechoice

      Take a tour of the island and explore the volcanic rock formations. Alternatively take a Scenic Discovery kayak excursion or sit back and relax by the beach. 

      Enrich

      Tonight be welcomed to Milos with a lively performance of traditional Greek dances.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 11 - Naxos
      Freechoice

      Tour the island, or take a walking tour of the city centre.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 12 - Bozcaada Island
      Freechoice

      Enjoy a walking tour of this colourful island, or discover historic Troy. Alternatively, explore the island by e-bike.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 13 - Canakkale
      Freechoice

      Witness a moving ceremony paying tribute to the fallen soldiers of World War I as dawn breaks over the Gallipoli peninsula. Alternatively take a tour of Canakkale.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 14 - Canakkale
      Freechoice

      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 a tour of the historic village of Cardak. For a more active option, join a guided bike tour.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 15 - Athens

      Disembark after breakfast. Athens is the end of your cruise but the start of a lifetime of wonderful memories. Please book flights to depart after 1pm.

      Meals included: Breakfast

  • Tour inclusions

    All-inclusive highlights
    • 228-guest luxurious Discovery Yacht
    • 100% spacious verandah suites
    • An exclusive Enrich experience in Milos
    • 42 Freechoice shore excursions in 11 ports
    • Discovery Leaders on board
    • Broad range of active discovery excursions
    • ANZAC Day Dawn Service
    • Explore by night at your leisure in six ports
    • And all tipping and gratuities both on board and onshore