Greek Isles & Dalmatian Discovery

Greek Isles & Dalmatian Discovery

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Discover the best of the stunning Greek Isles & sparkling Dalmatian Coast in all-inclusive luxury on this spectacular 11 day cruise from Athens to Venice.
Itinerary also travels in reverse.

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Destination & Sightseeing

ITINERARY

Piraeus (Athens)
Welcome to Athens where your journey into wonder begins as you step on board Scenic Eclipse. Please book your flight to arrive prior to 1pm.

Santorini
A former volcano, Santorini’s cliffs soar out of the sparkling waters of the ancient caldera, contrasting with whitewashed buildings and blue domed roofs. Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion. Freechoice: Visit the picturesque village of Oia and learn about the wine industry with a tasting, or see the black sand Perissa Beach and the enormous Mesa Vouno. Choose to see the islands volcanic history, or explore the prehistoric city of Akrotiri with buildings 4,000 years old. Alternatively, sail to thermal springs of Palea Kameni. Alternatively, tour the island and see some Santorini’s volcanic history and panoramic views. Discovery: Take a Scenic Discovery excursion hiking with a guide Enjoy time at leisure to explore by day and by night.

Milos
Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion. Freechoice: Join a tour of the island and learn the history, or take the opportunity to swim in one of the beautiful beaches on the island. Alternatively, visit some of the villages on the island and taste the local food. Discovery: Take a Scenic Discovery excursion by kayak around the spectacular beaches, or hike along the western cost of Milos. Enjoy the atmosphere of this charming port after dinner.

Chania
Known as the Venetian harbour, Chania is located on the northwest coast of Crete. Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion. Freechoice: Discover the city of Chania on a walking tour and visit the Maritime Museum, or see the traditional villages on your drive to local olive mills for a tasting. Choose to learn the history of the island, or visit a farm in the Akrotiri where you will have the opportunity to make and taste unique Cretan cuisine. Alternatively, discover Cretan wild flora and fauna at the nature reserve before planting an olive tree, or explore mountainous villages on a jeep safari tour. Discovery: Take a Scenic Discovery excursion by kayak as you paddle in the crystal clear waters of the Akrotiri Peninsula.

Fiskardo
Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion. Freechoice: See all the highlights of the island of Kefalonia. Discovery: Take a Scenic Discovery excursion by kayak or guided hike.

Kotor
Startlingly beautiful, the Bay of Kotor has been inhabited since antiquity and is often described as the Mediterranean’s only fjord. Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion. Freechoice: Join a guided walking tour of this world heritage listed city, or visit Perast with architecture dating back to the 17th and 18th centuries, before boarding a boat to Our Lady of the Rock island to visit the chapel filled with magnificent paintings by local Baroque artists. Alternatively, visit the Old Royal Capital of Montenegro, Cetinje, and the village of Njeguši. Discovery: Join a guided hike of the Kotor city walls to St John’s Fortress and be awed by the views of Kotor and Boka Bay. Time at leisure this evening to wander along the waterfront, before experiencing a folklore show on board Scenic Eclipse.

Dubrovnik
The historic walled city of Dubrovnik will be a highlight of your cruise. World Heritage-listed, it has remained largely unchanged since medieval times. Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion. Freechoice: Discover the historic city centre and visit some of Dubrovnik’s most significant historical landmarks, or see the Croatian country side with a tour to the Konavle Valley, taste local wines and discover the tradition of silk weaving. Discovery: Take a Discovery excursion by kayak and see the medieval walls from the sea, or walk the city walls, climb the Minceta Tower and hear fascinating stories. Enrich Be enthralled by a moving private concert set in a magnificent Baroque church in the historic precinct.

Hvar
Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.. Freechoice: Visit World Heritage-listed Starigrad or explore the picturesque medieval centre of Hvar. Alternatively, visit a family owned cellar for an olive oil tasting and see the magnificent views from the Fortica fortress. Discovery: Take a Scenic Discovery excursion by kayak and discover the beautiful surroundings of Hvar and Pakleni islands.

Split
Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion. Freechoice: Step into the past as you explore the historic city of Split with your experienced local guide, or visit the UNESCO World-Heritage site Trogir, the best preserved Romanesque-Gothic complex in all of Central Europe. Alternatively, step back in time in the village of Stella Croatica and taste local delicacies.  Discovery: Take a Scenic Discovery trek up Marjan Hill for spectacular views.

Rovinj
This fishing village on the Croatian Adriatic is famous for the St. Euphemia Cathedral, the highest church tower in Istria. Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion. Freechoice: Explore the well-preserved historic centre that started developing in the 3rd century, or visit the Roman Amphitheatre in Pula built at the same time as the Colosseum in Rome in the 1st century. Discovery: Choose a Scenic Discovery excursion by kayak with a local or a guided bike tour

Venice, Italy
Your cruise ends this morning as you say farewell to your crew. Disembark after breakfast and transfer to the airport for your homeward flight. Please book your flight to depart after 12pm.

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