Discover Portugal & Spain

Discover Portugal & Spain on this 9 day luxury cruise. Discover stunning Seville, meet the apes at the rock of Gibraltar & arrive in Gaudi's Barcelona.

9 Days
Lisbon to Barcelona
From (AUD)
$ 9,655
$ 8,745
Dates & Pricing

2020 Lisbon > Barcelona

Exotic exploration

Explore the indelible and awe-inspiring contributions from the Portuguese to the Moors and Spaniards as you follow in the historical footpath of these great seafarers. Exclusive access to dock in the elegant city of Seville will be just one of the many highlights of this handcrafted itinerary.
Moor in the heart of small and off-the-beaten-path ports, explore lands of great history and myth and discover a wealth of World Heritage-listed sites. From the Armada’s of Portugal and Spain, to the Roman Empire and the Moors of the Middle Ages, you’ll love uncovering their stories.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
301M
Duration:
9 days
Departure City:
Lisbon
Return City:
Barcelona

9 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Lisbon

    Welcome to Lisbon where your journey into wonder begins with a warm greeting by the crew as you step on board Scenic Eclipse. Raise your glass this evening and toast the start of your luxurious cruise. Please book your flight to arrive prior to 1pm.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Portimão

    On the western Algarve, Portimão is a small port with a bustling historic centre. The architecture is a blend of 19th and 20th century mixed with colourful modern constructions.

    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 pretty beaches of Praia da Rocha, go hiking or kayaking.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Seville

    On the shores of the Guadalquivir River is Seville, the elegant capital of Andalusia. Docking right in the heart of the city, simply step off Scenic Eclipse to start your own discovery.

    Freechoice

    Explore the monuments including the World Heritage-listed Alcázar Palace or discover Seville and visit the Flamenco Museum. Alternatively, choose to visit nearby historic Córdoba.

    Discovery: Take a Scenic Discovery excursion by bike.

    Enrich

    Relish a private performance of the equestrian ballet at the Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art.

    There is ample time this evening to explore the local nightlife and city lights.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Seville

    Explore Seville at your leisure today.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Gibraltar

    At the southern tip of the Iberian Peninsula, the southernmost point of Europe, lies Gibraltar. This British Overseas Territory is strategically positioned at the western end of the Mediterranean, forming one of the ancient Pillars of Hercules.

    Freechoice

    Set foot on the Rock of Gibraltar and see the cheeky Barbary macaques or tour the WWII tunnels and learn about the city’s defense system.

    Discovery: The more active may take a guided Scenic Discovery bike or hiking excursion.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Málaga

    Málaga on Spain’s Costa del Sol, the birthplace of Pablo Picasso, is one of the oldest cities in the world.

    Freechoice

    Uncover the secrets of the historic city centre and the Picasso Museum or take a panoramic tour and visit Gibralfaro Castle. Alternatively, discover the village of Mijas Pueblo. Discovery: Choose a Scenic Discovery hiking or bike excursion.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Cartagena

    A prized location for millenia with one of the world’s great natural harbours and surrounded by rich mineral deposits, Cartagena was founded by the Carthaginians and conquered by the Romans, leaving a wealth of ancient sites in and around the city.

    Freechoice

    Marvel at the Roman Amphitheatre or visit the historic city of Murcia dating back to 831AD. Alternatively, explore La Unión mining museum.

    Discovery: Choose a Scenic Discovery bike excursion.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Valencia

    Boasting 300 days of sunshine, the contemporary architecture of Valencia is merged with more than 2,000 years of history.

    Freechoice

    Take a walking tour to discover the city or uncover the vibrant art and science scene. Food lovers will delight in a tasting tour of local cuisine.

    Discovery: Choose a Scenic Discovery bike excursion of the city.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Tarragona - Barcelona

    Disembark after breakfast for your transfer to Barcelona as you farewell the crew and take away memories of a truly unforgettable cruise. Please book your flight to depart Barcelona after 12pm.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

Your all-inclusive cruise features:
  • Only 228 guests on board
  • 100% spacious Verandah Suites
  • Butler service for every guest
  • Up to ten on board dining experiences, from casual to fine dining
  • Complimentary beverages all day, every day
  • Discovery Leaders / Cruise Directors to guide and assist
  • Engaging education and entertainment program
  • Exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences
  • Your choice of Scenic Freechoice activities
  • Scenic Discovery excursions
  • Explore by night with late departures
  • All tipping and gratuities both on board and onshore

Pricing & Availability