Grand Voyage of Discovery

17 Days
Rio de Janeiro to Lisbon
From (AUD)
$ 11,255
$ 10,175
Dates & Pricing

2021 Rio de Janeiro > Lisbon

Transatlantic Crossing

Take the southern route from Rio de Janeiro to Lisbon and let Scenic Eclipse introduce you to the wonders of cruising. On this journey, days at sea are coupled with exciting port stops brimming with a host of all-inclusive shore excursions.
A long-held dream for many people is the ocean crossing between the Americas and Europe. Access exotic destinations and exciting ports of call from Ihla Bela to Salvador de Bahia in Brazil, and from the Cape Verde Archipelago to the Madeira Islands. Days at sea celebrate the joys of cruising, with ample time for relaxation, activities, entertainment and world-class cuisine.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
301R
Duration:
17 days
Departure City:
Rio de Janeiro
Return City:
Lisbon

17 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    Welcome to Rio de Janeiro where a world of wonder awaits as you step on board, raise your glass and toast the start of your luxurious cruise.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - At sea

    Acquaint yourself with the exceptional range of facilities on board your luxurious yacht. Choose a class in one of the fitness spaces or relax in one of the therapy lounges in the Senses Spa. Tempt your palate from one of the exceptional dining venues or try wine tasting.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - At sea

    A day at sea. Acquaint yourself with the exceptional range of facilities on board your luxurious yacht.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Salvador de Bahia

    With a colourful history as the first capital of Brazil in 1549 to the notoriety of the first slave market trading in the New World, Salvador de Bahia is unique. Mixed cultures from  Portuguese to African slaves and the native Amerindians provide a fascinating blend of history, culture, architecture
    and lifestyles.

    Freechoice

    Explore Pelourinho, the colourful historical centre and learn about African heritage, or take a panoramic tour and visit Mont Serrat Fort. Alternatively, learn about African religions, visit a traditional Candomblé community and school, or take a percussion and Capoeira dance class.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - At sea

    Scenic Eclipse’s opulent Senses Spa has spacious areas for reflection and relaxation. Discover the ancient art of Nordic bathing in the Scandinavian-inspired plunge pools and saunas. Daily entertainment, Scenic Epicure culinary adventures, some quiet time in the Observatory Lounge, all this and more is at your fingertips.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - At sea

    A day at sea.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - At sea

    At day at sea.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - At sea

    A day at sea.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - At sea

    A day at sea.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Praia, Cape Verde

    This interesting archipelago has a colourful history with links to the African slave trade from 1462 when the Portuguese colonised the islands to the late 1800s when the slave trade was abolished.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Take a walking tour of the capital Santiago and visit the African market, or take a panoramic tour of the island and visit the fort.

    Discovery

    Choose a Scenic Discovery excursion, from snorkelling or kayaking to relaxing on a pristine beach.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Mindelo, Cape Verde

    Mindelo is the cultural capital of the archipelago, home to the Morna, the traditional Capeverdean music genre. Take in the sights of the colourful house fronts and colonial architecture, and the local art scene on the streets.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Discover the cultural and musical heritage of colourful Mindelo or take a panoramic tour of the island of São Vincente.

    Discovery

    Choose a Scenic Discovery excursion and go snorkelling or kayaking.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - At sea

    Try a game of bridge or canasta in the Observatory Lounge or create a masterpiece in Scenic Epicure. Whatever you choose, there is ample time for more relaxation on the horizon.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - At sea

    A day at sea. Enjoy the exceptional range of facilities on board your luxurious yacht.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - Funchal, Madeira

    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 against a dramatic mountain backdrop.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Discover the history of the city dating back five centuries, or explore the Botanical Gardens before riding a traditional two-seat toboggan back to the waterfront. Alternatively, tour the island and visit a sugarcane factory.

    Discovery

    Choose a Scenic Discovery kayak or hiking excursion.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - Funchal, Madeira

    Continue to explore Funchal.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  16. Day 16 - At sea

    Savour your last day on board.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  17. Day 17 - Lisbon, Portugal

    Lisbon signals the end of your cruise as you disembark after breakfast taking away memories of your adventures.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

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