Riviera Delights

9 Days
Barcelona to Civitavecchia (Rome)
From (AUD)
$ 9,988
Dates & Pricing

2022 Barcelona > Civitavecchia (Rome)

Gems of the Mediterranean

Let Scenic Eclipse introduce you to the wonders of the spectacular Mediterranean. Hop on and off beautiful islands, discover small ports and stunning coastlines, and uncover hidden secrets on this exceptional itinerary.
Discover the extraordinary gems of the French and Italian Riviera’s, one of the world’s great coastal destinations, home to gorgeous beaches, luxury hotels, coastal trails, magnificent landscapes and offshore islands. Explore world-famous Monte Carlo, Europe’s centre of elegance, glamour and opulent wealth set alongside the quaint villages and cobblestone streets of fishing villages through Portofino and Porto Santo Stefano. Home to ancient ruins, the world greatest art scene, legendary cities and never ending beaches – the Mediterranean is a visual and sensual feast that is a highlight for travellers from around the world.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
401M
Duration:
9 days
Departure City:
Barcelona
Return City:
Civitavecchia (Rome)

9 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Barcelona, Spain

    Flying into Barcelona, you will be immersed in a city of fabled architecture and rich culture, before being transferred to Scenic Eclipse to commence your Mediterranean cruise.  

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Collioure, France

    Bedecked with small beaches, castles by the sea, and pink-domed bell towers, it is little wonder that this town is favourite of artists. Known as the pearl of the Vermillion coast, Collioure has azure waters lapping pebbled beaches and pastel houses surrounding sun dappled squares. Walk through the town and lose yourself on the streets lines with cafes and gelato shops. With a mix of French and Spanish influences, Collioure is famed for its wine and anchovies. 

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Saint-Tropez

    Famous for its blue seas, stunning beaches, rich connection with a cool local art scene and Tarte Tropézienne, the French Riviera's favorite dessert, Saint-Tropez is a holidaymaker’s paradise. Bridget Bardot transformed the thriving fishing village into the international jet set of the 1950 and 1960s. Stroll along the cobblestone streets of the old fishing quarter of La Ponche and revel in the abstract architecture and sunlit landscapes used in cinematography.  

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Monte Carlo, Monaco

    Luxurious high-rise hotels, super yachts and beautiful people at every turn, Monte Carlo attracts high-rollers and prodigious wealth.  From the old town of Monaco, to the Place du Casino designed by the famous architect Charles Garnier there is much on offer. Discover the history of the Grimaldis, forever transformed by Hollywood star Grace Kelly’s marriage to Prince Rainier III. As the second smallest country in the world, Monaco makes up for its lack in size with its elegance, glamour and opulence .   

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Portofino, Italy

    Portofino is a small fishing village with pastel coloured houses overlooking the turquoise ocean. Sheltered in a cove with crystal clear waters and Mediterranean pine covered rolling hills, it is one of the most exclusive stretches of the Lugurian coastline. Castello Brown is a 16th century fortress with commanding views over Portofino Bay. The immense natural diversity found in the area’s verdant and protected nature reserve delight hikers and birdwatchers alike. 

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Porto Venere

    Dubbed the “sixth” Cinque Terre town, Porto Venere is a UNESCO World Heritage Listed site that has extraordinary rocky coastlines, narrows streets winding through a medieval town, and sweeping Mediterranean views. Porto Venere is a hidden gem that is less frequented, allowing you the space to relax and experience the town for all that it is. Previously used as a Roman naval station, there is a lot of history for you to explore along this jagged coastline. Popular poets and writers such as Byron, Shelley and Lawrence are known to have fallen in love with the picturesque harbour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Porto Santo Stefano

    Dominated by the Spanish fortress, this town has an impressive seafaring tradition, being a stop along the Mediterranean for centuries. From a port that was often a target for pirates in the Middle Ages, to a town that suffered extensive bombings in World War II, the elegant seaside promenade has been rebuilt into a dream destination where you can experience glamour, while strolling through the picturesque alleyways, gelato in hand. Bustling with energy and colour, the stunning sandy beaches and lush countryside will captivate you.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Bonifacio, France

    Perched high on white limestone cliffs, Bonifacio is an ancient fortress town with a maze of streets and romantic alleyways to meander. Take a stroll around its ancient citadels, colourful medieval houses, and chapels with faded pastel plasterwork, surrounded by cornflower-blue waters. You will also find are caves to inspect, cliff faces to admire, and clear waters dotted with shipwrecks to explore.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy

    Farewell your 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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