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Barcelona to Amsterdam - Example 12 Day Cruise aboard Scenic Eclipse
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Explore the great seafaring nations of Spain, Portugal, France and the enigmatic Netherlands during this 12-day voyage aboard the Scenic Eclipse. Filled with historical, cultural, and natural treasures, no amount of tourist guidebooks and travel postcards can do justice to the splendor of these regions. Immerse yourself in the vivacity of Spain as you explore its coastline before discovering the elegance of Portugal. Cruise to northern France and visit the coast of Brittany and the battlefields of Normandy. Wander the canals, cobbled streets and medieval buildings of Bruges and taste the famous chocolate before concluding your journey in Amsterdam.

Day-by-Day Summary

Day 1 : Barcelona, Spain | Embark
Day 2 : At Sea
Day 3 : Malaga
Days 4-5 : Seville
Day 6 : Lisbon, Portugal
Day 7 : Leixões, Porto
Day 8 : At Sea
Day 9 : Douarnenez, France
Day 10 : Cherbourg
Day 11 : Oostende (Bruges), Belgium
Day 12 : Amsterdam, Netherlands | Disembark

Highlights

  • Explore the city of Málaga on Spain’s Costa del Sol
  • View Seville, the elegant capital of Andalusia
  • Discover the districts of Lisbon spread over the seven surrounding hills
  • Experience the unique historic treasures of Porto

Ship

Scenic Eclipse

Places Visited

Activities

Trip Type

  • Small Ship

Activity Level

Relaxed

Trip Snapshots

Wander through Gaudi's masterpiece, Parc Güell Enjoy a tranquil stroll in Amsterdam Get to know vibrant Barcelona Sagrada Familia Cathedral in Barcelona Porto Cityscape, Portugal
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Day 1 Barcelona, Spain | Embark

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

Day 2 At Sea

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Acquaint yourself with the exceptional range of facilities on board the ultra-luxurious Scenic Eclipse. Choose a class in one of the fitness spaces or relax in one of the therapy lounges in the Spa Sanctuary. Tempt your palate from one of the exceptional dining venues or try a wine tasting.

Day 3 Malaga

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Explore the city of Málaga on Spain’s Costa del Sol, the birthplace of Pablo Picasso, and one of the oldest cities in the world.

Today choose one of the Freechoice activities or join a more active Discovery excursion.

Freechoice: Delve into the art and architecture of Málaga with a visit to Picasso Museum and a gleaming white-stone cathedral, or uncover the secrets of the historic city and visit Gibralfaro Castle. Alternatively, discover the village of Mijas.

Discovery: Maneuver through narrow Arabic streets and learn the history and culture of Malaga on a bike tour.

Day 4-5 Seville

  • Ship
  • 2 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 2 Dinners
On the shores of the Guadalquivir River is Seville, the elegant capital of Andalusia. Your ultraluxurious floating resort will dock right in the heart of the city, so you can just step off Scenic Eclipse to start the own discovery.

Enrich: Visit one of the oldest bullrings for an exclusive equestrian flamenco show that will lavish all your senses.

The next day, choose one of the Freechoice activities or join a more active Discovery excursion.

Freechoice: Explore the monuments including the World Heritage-listed Alcázar Palace or visit the sherry capital, Jerez for a tasting. Alternatively, choose to visit nearby historic Córdoba.

Discovery: Take a Scenic Discovery excursion by bike.

Day 6 Lisbon, Portugal

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Arrive in Lisbon, the de facto capital of Portugal and home to the one-time most powerful seafaring nations of the world. Discover the many districts of Lisbon spread over the seven surrounding hills, including the picturesque Alfama district.

Freechoice: Explore this pretty city with your local guide or visit the Maritime Museum to learn about the historical importance of this seafaring nation. Art lovers will delight in a guided tour of the Gulbenkian museum which houses an impressive collection of Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Islamic, Asian, and European art.

Day 7 Leixões, Porto

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Discover the unique historic treasures of Porto. Located on the Douro river estuary, this metropolis shares its name with one of Portugal’s best-known export, Port wine.

Freechoice: Uncover the history of this charming city and visit a traditional port wine cellar or discover the city’s heritage and enter the impressive Palacio da Bolsa. Alternatively, explore historic Guimarães and visit the Ducal Palace.

Day 8 At Sea

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Relaxation beckons and with so many choices on board you will wonder how time passes so quickly. Choose one of the daily activities, an entertaining discussion in the theatre, or make time for yourself in the Senses Spa.

Day 9 Douarnenez, France

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Located on the tip of the French region of Brittany, discover a city that is known for its breath-taking landscapes and scenic coastal areas.

Freechoice: Explore the history of Douarnenez, the colorful quaysides and authentic boats or walk around the village of Les Plomarch and see why it continues to inspire artists.

Day 10 Cherbourg

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Freechoice: Walk the historic Normandy beaches, the site of the D-Day landings. You may choose to discover the intriguing history of the port of Cherbourg and see the man-made sea walls or tour Chateau Nacqueville dating back to 1510 with its impressive gardens.

Day 11 Oostende (Bruges), Belgium

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
This World Heritage-listed city is a fairy tale town with cobblestone streets, picturesque canals linking squares adorned with soaring spires, churches, monasteries and medieval buildings.

Freechoice: Discover the cobblestone streets and small canals of the city on a walking tour or visit the medieval town of Ghent. Alternatively, sample delicious Belgian specialties on a culinary tour.

Day 12 Amsterdam, Netherlands | Disembark

  • 1 Breakfast
The cruise ends this morning as you farewell the crew and disembark after breakfast taking away memories of a truly unforgettable experience.
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Verandah Suite D
344-366 sqft. Verandah Suites, located on Deck 5, provide a spacious and comfortable introduction to ocean cruising with the finest appointments and amenities including a luxury king-size bed, separate lounge area, en-suite bathroom with shower, butler service.
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Deluxe Verandah Suite DA
344-366 sqft. Deluxe Verandah Suites located on Deck 5, provide a spacious and comfortable introduction to ocean cruising with the finest appointments and amenities including a luxury king-size bed, separate lounge area, en-suite bathroom with shower, butler service.
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Deluxe Verandah Suite DB
344-366 sqft. Deluxe Verandah Suites located on Deck 5, provide a spacious and comfortable introduction to ocean cruising with the finest appointments and amenities including a luxury king-size bed, separate lounge area, en-suite bathroom with shower, butler service.
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Grand Deluxe Verandah Suite DD
409-430 sqft. Choose a Grand Deluxe Verandah Suite, located on Deck 5, which provides additional room to relax. Amenities include a luxury king-size bed, separate lounge area, en-suite bathroom with shower, butler service.
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Verandah Suite C
344-366 sqft. Verandah Suites, located on Deck 6, provide a spacious and comfortable introduction to ocean cruising with the finest appointments and amenities including a luxury king-size bed, separate lounge area, en-suite bathroom with shower, butler service.
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Deluxe Verandah Suite CA
344-366 sqft. Deluxe Verandah Suites located on Deck 6, provide a spacious and comfortable introduction to ocean cruising with the finest appointments and amenities including a luxury king-size bed, separate lounge area, en-suite bathroom with shower, butler service.
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Grand Deluxe Verandah Suite CD
409-430 sqft. Choose a Grand Deluxe Verandah Suite, located on Deck 6, which provides additional room to relax. Amenities include a luxury king-size bed, separate lounge area, en-suite bathroom with shower, butler service.
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Verandah Suite B
344-366 sqft. Verandah Suites, located on Decks 5, 6, 7 or 8, provide a spacious and comfortable introduction to ocean cruising with the finest appointments and amenities including a luxury king-size bed, separate lounge area, en-suite bathroom with shower, butler service.
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Deluxe Verandah Suite BA
344-366 sqft. Deluxe Verandah Suites located on Decks 6, 7 or 8 provide a spacious and comfortable introduction to ocean cruising with the finest appointments and amenities including a luxury king-size bed, separate lounge area, en-suite bathroom with shower, butler service.
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Grand Deluxe Verandah Suite BD
409-430 sqft. Choose a Grand Deluxe Verandah Suite, which provides additional room to relax. Amenities include a luxury king-size bed, separate lounge area, en-suite bathroom with shower, butler service.
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Verandah Suite A
344-366 sqft. Verandah Suites, located on Decks 5, 6, 7 or 8, provide a spacious and comfortable introduction to ocean cruising with the finest appointments and amenities including a luxury king-size bed, separate lounge area, en-suite bathroom with shower, butler service.
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Deluxe Verandah Suite AA
344-366 sqft. Deluxe Verandah Suites located on Decks 6, 7 or 8 provide a spacious and comfortable introduction to ocean cruising with the finest appointments and amenities including a luxury king-size bed, separate lounge area, en-suite bathroom with shower, butler service.
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Grand Deluxe Verandah Suite AD
409-430 sqft. Choose a Grand Deluxe Verandah Suite, which provides additional room to relax. Amenities include a luxury king-size bed, separate lounge area, en-suite bathroom with shower, butler service.
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Spa Suite S
495-538 sqft. Located on the higher decks, luxurious Spa Suites include a luxurious king-sized bed, spa bath, steam shower, butler service, and additional features and services that will enhance the luxury of your time onboard.
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Spa Suite SA
495-538 sqft. Located on the higher decks, luxurious Spa Suites include a luxurious king-sized bed, spa bath, steam shower, butler service, and additional features and services that will enhance the luxury of your time onboard.
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Spa Suite SB
495-538 sqft. Located on the higher decks, luxurious Spa Suites include a luxurious king-sized bed, spa bath, steam shower, butler service, and additional features and services that will enhance the luxury of your time onboard.
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Grand Panorama Suite GP
1,130 sqft. Located at the front of the yacht on Deck 6 these opulent suites feature curved terraces and spacious interiors, bedroom suite with a king-sized bed, bathroom with full bath, steam shower and a dual vanity, spacious lounge area, and additional services.
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Panorama Suite P
1,184sqft. Located at the front of the yacht on Deck 8 these opulent suites feature spacious curved terraces, a king-sized bed, full bath with steam shower and additional features and services.
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Owner's Penthouse Suite OP
2,099sqft. The oversized Owner’s Penthouse Suites are the ultimate indulgence. Located on Deck 9 and elegantly appointed with spacious curved terraces featuring a private Jacuzzi and the best views onboard, you will never want to leave.

Notes

All rates are quoted in USD and represent cost per person, based on double occupancy.

Cruise fares are per person and include the following:
  • The services of a Cruise Director, Discovery Leader (if applicable) and/or Tour Director as specified in the itinerary
  • Airport transfers on embarkation and disembarkation days
  • Meals as specified in the itinerary
  • All standard beverages whilst on board the Scenic Eclipse. This includes champagne, beer, wine, soft drinks, fruit juices, specialty teas and coffee and standard spirits. It also includes daily replenishment of the suite minibars
  • Specialist Discovery Team
  • Discovery excursions
  • Active discovery experiences
  • Expert-led range of Scenic Freechoice shore excursions 
  • All tipping and gratuities both on board and on shore
Excluded from cruise fare:
  • Any airfare or associated fees not specified in the itinerary
  • Accommodation upgrades
  • Meals not specified in the itinerary
  • Select drinks including a very small number of rare, fine and vintage wines, champagnes and spirits are not included in the package and may be available at an additional charge
  • Any helicopter, submarine and scuba diving experiences are an additional cost
  • Additional optional activities
  • Laundry services or any items of a personal nature
  • Passport fees and/or Visas
  • Vaccinations; medical assistance; medical serviced on board Scenic Eclipse
  • Spa and beauty treatments on board Scenic Eclipse
  • Overnight accommodation not specified in the itinerary

All Freechoice and Discovery excursions can be booked whilst on board with your cruise or tour director (unless otherwise stated) and are subject to availability, seasonal and operational factors. Some activities require a minimum or maximum number of participants to operate.
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