Explore the indelible and awe-inspiring contributions of the Portuguese, the Moors and the Spaniards as you follow in the historical footsteps of these great seafarers. Exclusive access to dock in the elegant city of Seville 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 you will discover stunning Seville, where Scenic Eclipse takes you right into the heart of this proud river port city before arriving in Gaudí’s Barcelona.
Day 1 Depart the USA
Depart the USA on your overnight flight to Lisbon, Portugal.
Day 2 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. Meal: D
Day 3 Portimão, (Algarve) Portugal
On the western Algarve, Portimão is a small port with a bustling historic center. The architecture is a blend of 19th and 20th century, mixed with colorful modern constructions. Meals: B, L, D
Day 4 Seville, Spain
On the shores of the Guadalquivir River is Seville, the elegant capital of Andalusia. Dock right in the heart of the city, and simply step off Scenic Eclipse to start your own discovery. Meals: B, L, D
Day 5 Tangier, (Strait of Gibraltar) Morocco
At the southern tip of the Mediterranean Sea lies Tangier. Guarding the Strait of Gibraltar, for centuries Tangier has been Europes's gateway to Africa. Morocco is particularly unique with its blend of cultures and influences. Meals: B, L, D
Day 6 Málaga, Spain
On Spain’s Costa del Sol, Málaga is one of the oldest cities in the world. Uncover the secrets of the historic city center and as the birthplace of Pablo Picasso, the Picasso Museum. Or take a panoramic tour and visit Gibralfaro Castle. Meals: B, L, D
Day 7 Cartagena, Spain
A prized location for a millenia, Cartagena has one of the world’s great natural harbours and is surrounded by rich mineral deposits. Founded by the Carthaginians and conquered by the Romans, it features a wealth of ancient sites in and around the city. Meals: B, L, D
Day 8 Soller de Mallorca, (Palma de Mallorca) Spain
Set in a lush valley of orange groves between the mountains and the sea, Soller is made up of narrow streets lined with traditional- style residential townhouses with the famous green Mallorcan shutters. The main square, Plaça Constitució, has plenty of cafes where you can enjoy a fresh orange juice or coffee.
Meals: B, L, D
Day 9 Barcelona, Spain
Disembark after breakfast and say farewell to the crew, taking with you memories of a truly unforgettable cruise. Meals: B