Incredible Iberian Discovery

11 Days
Lisbon to Barcelona
From (AUD)
$ 12,420
$ 11,832
Dates & Pricing

2022 Lisbon > Barcelona

Iberian jewels

Explore the indelible and awe-inspiring contributions of the Portuguese, the Moors and Spaniards as you follow in the historical footsteps of these great seafarers. Exclusive access to dock in the elegant city of Seville overnight will be just one of the many highlights of this handcrafted itinerary.
Explore the great seafaring nations of Spain and Portugal. Like the explorers of old, set sail from Portugal’s capital Lisbon and follow the Atlantic coast past the Strait of Gibraltar and into the Mediterranean. Along the way, be charmed by quaint fishing villages, ancient Roman ruins boasting spectacular artworks and idyllic glistening beaches that are perfect for soaking up the sun.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
301M
Duration:
11 days
Departure City:
Lisbon
Return City:
Barcelona

11 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Lisbon, Portugal

    Welcome to Lisbon where your journey into wonder begins with a warm greeting by the crew as you step on board Scenic Eclipse.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Portimão

    On the western Algarve, Portimão is a small port with a bustling historic centre. Once a well-known fishing port, now transformed into a breath-taking promenade with shops selling traditional lace, ceramics, and leather goods, and fantastic restaurants. Portimão is much loved for the steep limestone cliffs that surround its sandy beach of Praia da Rocha. Architectural masterpieces from the 19th and 20th century seamlessly blend with colourful contemporary structures creating the Portimão we know today.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Seville, Spain

    On the shores of the Guadalquivir River is Seville, the elegant capital of Andalusia. Seville is an architect's dream with historic styles ranging from the Gothic design of Cathedral de Santa María de la Sede to the Baroque style Iglesia Colegial del Salvador. Aside from architectural wonders, uncover culinary delights like Jamón Ibérico de Bellota, an Iberian acorn-fed ham and speciality for the region. Docking right in the heart of the city, simply step off Scenic Eclipse to start your own discovery.  

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Seville

    Continue to discover Seville.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Puerto Banús

    Puerto Banús sets the standard in  exclusivity, and is known for luxurious cars, expensive shops and impressive yachts – where Scenic Eclipse will feel right at home. This small town was developed in the 1970s to be the perfect combination of Andalusian culture, reflecting the fishing ports of the area, as well as a luxurious port town with sophistication and elegance. Set against a backdrop of immense mountains, wind your way through the town’s narrow streets lined with flower boxes. With a late-night departure, enjoy the opportunity to experience Puerto Banús by both day and night.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Málaga

    Explore the city of Málaga on Spain’s Costa del Sol, with more than 3,000 years of history, this 15th century merchants' centre is today a vibrant cosmopolitan city. Visitors flock to the region for its sunshine, and artistic roots. The city is the birthplace of Pablo Picasso, and proudly pays homage to the virtuoso with a dedicated museum. Uncover gastronomic delights such as “tinto de verano”, an iced summer wine and wander the streets filled with architectural delights from colourful baroque designs to historic Roman theatre.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Cartagena

    A prized location with one of the world’s greatest natural harbours at its doorstep and surrounded by rich mineral deposits, Cartagena surprises and delights. Once inhabited by the Romans, Cartagena is recognised for the wealth of ancient sites in and around the city. Roman murals and mosaics adorn historical villas while late 19th century architecture complements the picturesque Mediterranean coast. Today, choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Formentera

    Formentera boasts magnificent beaches, charming villages and glistening waters. Only accessible by boat, the island was favoured by pirates and has a long and varied history dating back over 4,000 years. Choose to relax on its white sand beach, enjoy swimming, snorkelling or kayaking in the turquoise waters, or take a walk or ride along the green routes across the most remote countryside.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Sóller de Mallorca

    The township of Soller sits in a valley of oranges, also known as the ‘valley of gold’, between the mountains and the sea. Discover culinary delights by sampling the abundant offering of Sóller valley such as authentic Spanish paella or local Angel d’Or, a citrus flavoured liqueur. Wander the narrow streets lined with traditional Mediterranean townhouses, Soller is a beautiful old town well worth exploring.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Ciutadella de Menorca

    Known for its old quarter and medieval streets, filled with palaces, churches and fortresses, Ciutadella is truly Vella i Bella (‘Old and Beautiful’). Life on Menorca is dictated by the slow and gentle waves that lap on the shorelines. Breathe in history during a walk through the old town and gain insight into the great past of the town. Learn the life of the ancient inhabitants, with archaeological sites dating back to 2000BC.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Barcelona

    Disembark after breakfast as you farewell the crew and take away memories of a truly unforgettable cruise.

    The itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such Scenic cannot guarantee the cruise will operate unaltered from the itinerary stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions for further information.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

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