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Mediterranean Discovery

Try the delicious local cuisine, learn all about the rich history and relax in the sun on this unique 15 day Mediterranean cruise from Athens to Venice.

15 Day
From (AUD)
$ 14,195
  • 2018/2019 Athens > Venice

    Treasures unearthed

    Let Scenic Eclipse introduce you to the wonders of the spectacular Mediterranean region on our maiden voyage. Hop on and off spectacular islands, unearth ancient wonders and uncover hidden secrets on this handcrafted 15 day itinerary.

    Go deep into the history, culture and ongoing influence of the magical Mediterranean and indulge in some of the most delicious gastronomy on Earth.

    Tour Code:

    101M

    Duration:

    15 Days

    Departure City:

    Athens

    Return City:

    Venice

  • 15 Day Itinerary

    • Day 1 - Athens

      Welcome to Athens where your journey into wonder begins with a warm greeting by the crew as you step on board Scenic Eclipse for her maiden voyage. This evening raise your glass to toast the start of your luxurious cruise.

      Meals included: Dinner

    • Day 2 - 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 explore the city by e-bike.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 3 - Bozcaada Island
      Freechoice

      Enjoy a walking tour of this colourful town or discover historic Troy. A trip to the beach and wine tasting or touring the island by e-bike are other options.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 4 - Kusadasi

      Let your local guide introduce the ancient city of Ephesus, one of the largest Roman archaeological sites in the eastern Mediterranean and an extensive open air museum boasting the ruins of the impressive Library of Celsus.

      Freechoice

      Visit pretty Sirince village or Sages winery. Alternatively explore by e-bike.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 5 - Rhodes
      Freechoice

      Uncover ancient Rhodes or explore the Acropolis of Lindos. You may choose to visit the butterfly valley.

      Helicopter excursions are available^.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 6 - Chania:
      Freechoice

      Visit the Commonwealth War Memorial or explore the well-preserved city of Rethymno. Alternatively, marvel at the impressive frescoes at the ruins of Knossos, or visit the World War II Monument to the Allied Forces, or go cycling by e-bike.

      In the evening there is time to stroll along the waterfront promenade.

      Helicopter excursions are available^.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 7 - Santorini
      Freechoice

      Explore the ancient site of Akrotiri, or take an exciting Jeep tour. Alternatively visit picturesque Oia, sail the caldera in a catamaran or spend time at the beach.

      Helicopter excursions are available^.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 8 - Athens
      Freechoice

      Take the exclusive opportunity to compete in the ‘Scenic Olympic Games’ at the site of the 1896 Olympics, or take a private tour of the Cycladic Museum or visit the Benaki Museum.

      Helicopter excursions are available^.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 9 - Fiskardo

      Cruise the Mediterranean Sea and perhaps create your own masterpiece in Scenic Epicure. Arrive this afternoon at the charming town of Fiskardo and wander this delightful port at your leisure.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 10 - Fiskardo
      Freechoice

      Discover the island of Kefalonia. Those feeling adventurous may choose to take a hiking tour, or explore by Zodiac or kayak.

      Helicopter, submarine and scuba excursions are available^.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 11 - Kotor
      Freechoice

      Take a walking tour of the historic centre, or visit the Baroque town of Perast. Alternatively wander along Kotor’s city walls, or take an excursion to Cetinje.

      Helicopter excursions are available^. After dinner wander this small port at your leisure.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 12 - Dubrovnik
      Freechoice

      Discover the historic centre, or walk the medieval ramparts of the city. Alternatively journey to the Konavle villages, or explore Lokrum island by kayak.

      There is plenty of free time to discover more of Dubrovnik.

      Enrich

      Be enthralled by a private concert in Saint Ignatius Church framed by the backdrop of dramatic frescos adorning the walls of the nave.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 13 - Hvar > Split
      Freechoice

      Visit World Heritage-listed Stari Grad, or take a guided tour of Hvar. A scenic drive to the village of Vbroska or explore the island and its olive plantations.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 14 - Split

      Visit Diocletian’s Palace, or trek up Marjan Hill for spectacular views. You can also visit historic Trogir or sample the local delicacies at Stella Croatica.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 15 - Venice

      Your cruise ends this morning as you disembark with 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 Dubrovnik
    • 45 Freechoice shore excursions in 12 ports
    • Discovery Leaders on board
    • Broad range of active discovery excursions
    • Discover the impressive archaeological site of Ephesus
    • Explore by night at your leisure in six ports
    • And all tipping and gratuities both on board and onshore