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Valletta - Lisbon - Example 11 Day Cruise aboard Scenic Eclipse
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Get a taste of the diverse and vibrant culture of southern Spain on this 11-day cruise. Begin your journey in Valletta, Malta, an ancient city rich with history. Sail to Sicily, where you'll find unforgettable local cuisine and charming towns painted in brilliant colors. Soak up sun on Spain's Balearic Islands, and explore the ancient Roman artifacts of Cartagena. You'll cross the legendary strait of Gibraltar, and stop in the picturesque city of Tangier, Morocco, where a huge variety of historical influences have created a unique local culture. Finally, continue north to Portugal, where you'll experience both small fishing towns and the bustling capital city of Lisbon. 
Stop in beautiful MaltaVisit charming coastal towns of SicilyVisit Cabo de Palos, near CartagenaMarvel at the spectacular rock of GibraltarExplore TangierVisit the historic Belem tower near LisbonRelax on the sunny beaches of SpainGet stunning views of historic Cartagena
Highlights
  • Explore ruins and artifacts of the Mediterranean's ancient civilizations
  • Soak up sun on the beaches of the Balearic Islands
  • Wander through picturesque fishing villages in Italy and Portugal
  • Admire the diverse culture and architecture of Tangier, Morocco
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Trip Type:
  • Small Ship
Activity Level: Relaxed
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Day 1: Valletta, Malta | Embark

  • 1 Dinner
Welcome to The Fortress City of Valletta. Board Scenic Eclipse and join your captain and new friends and toast the beginning your Mediterranean voyage.

Day 2: Gozo, Malta

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Gozo is an idyllic Mediterranean island, with green rolling hills of small farms, quaint fishing villages, small coves and sandy, sheltered beaches. Its crystal clear waters invite you to explore. Complete with historical sites, forts and phenomenal panoramas, this sleepy island is just waiting for you to explore it. Gozo has earnt the reputation of being one of the Mediterranean’s top outdoor adventure playgrounds, with 300 days of sunshine a year. From mountain bike trails and sea kayaking, to strolls by the sea and relaxing on the soft sand, you will be able to soak in the atmosphere through a wide range of discovery activities.  

Day 3: Trapani, Italy

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Boasting a long history, Trapani was previously an agricultural center for the hilltop fortress town of Erice. The city between two seas became a very important center due to its strategic position. Walk around the narrow streets filled with refined baroque buildings with their typical wrought-iron balconies, picturesque restaurants and antique shops. Visit the unfinished temple dating from 424 BC for excellent views of the countryside and distant coastline.

Day 4: Carloforte, Italy

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Graceful palazzi, crowded cafés and palm trees line the busy waterfront. Slowly wander through the quaint, cobbled old town, admiring the red-roofed architecture rising amidst the green hillside. Lying just off the coast of Sardinia, Carloforte is the only town of the small Isola di San Pietro. Carloforte boasts a long-standing tradition of wooden boatbuilding, with traditional lateen sail fishing boats still spotted in the harbor.

Day 5: Ciutadella de Menorca, Spain

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
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. Breathing the history during your walk through the old town and gain an insight into the greatness this town has lived through. Learn the life of the ancient inhabitants, with archaeological sites dating back to 2000BC.

Day 6: Formentera, Spain

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Formentera boasts magnificent beaches, charming villages and glistening waters. Only accessible by boat, the island was favored by pirates and has a long and varied history dating back over 4000 years. Choose to relax on its white sand beach, enjoy swimming, snorkeling or kayaking in the turquoise waters, or take a walk or ride along the green routes across the most remote countryside.

Day 7: Cartagena, Spain

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
A prized location with one of the world’s greatest natural harbors at its doorstep and surrounded by rich mineral deposits, Cartagena is a delight. Once inhabited by the Romans, Cartagena is recognized for the wealth of ancient sites in and around the city. Roman murals and mosaics adorn historical villas while late19th century architecture complements the picturesque Mediterranean coast. Today choose one of our Scenic Free choice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion. 

Day 8: Puerto Banús (Marbella), Spain

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Puerto Banús is known for its luxurious cars, exclusive 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, and a luxurious port with sophistication and elegance. Against the backdrop of immense mountains, wind your way through narrow streets lined with flower boxes. With a late-night departure, relish the opportunity to experience Puerto Banús both by day and night

Day 9: Tangier, Morocco

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
At the southern tip of the Mediterranean Sea lies Tangier. Guarding the Strait of Gibraltar, where the Mediterranean Sea meets the Atlantic Ocean. Tangier is Europe’s gateway to Africa. Influenced over its history by many cultures and civilizations, Tangier has a strong Spanish influence making it an excellent showcase for Spanish-Moorish architecture.  Known as the white city for its whitewashed houses strewn along the winding streets, Tangier is today a city undergoing significant development and modernization.

Day 10: Portimão, Portugal

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
On the western Algarve, Portimão is a small port with a bustling historic center. 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 colorful contemporary structures creating the Portimão we know today.

Day 11: Lisbon, Portugal | Disembark

Today we bid farewell to fellow shipmates and crew and leave with a treasure-trove of fond memories.
 

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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:
  • 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
  • Scenic Epicure culinary program
  • 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 Free choice activities
  • Scenic Discovery excursions
  • Explore by night with late departures
  • All tipping and gratuities both on board and onshore

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