Scenic has released full details of its 2022/2023 Scenic Eclipse Europe and the Mediterranean voyages and land journeys programme. Featuring five new voyages in Andalucía, the Greek islands and Italy’s Sorrentine Peninsula.
The new 2022/23 programme also coincides with the unveiling of new on board enhancements to allow guests to enjoy the warm weather cruises, in ultimate luxury while enjoying a once-in-a-lifetime discovery experience.
The custom-built Scenic Eclipse has been reimagined for long summer days in the Mediterranean. Featuring new Cabanas, deck chairs, two Vitality Pools and the new Panorama Bar and redesigned Yacht Club to enable guests to soak up the views and rejuvenate after a day of exploring. In addition, Scenic Eclipse’s discovery programme has been enhanced with new options for warmer climates including Tiwal Sail Boats and new helicopter experiences including shore landings and golf excursions.
The new Europe and the Mediterranean voyages include:
Authentic Andalucía12-day voyage from Valletta to Lisbon departing 7 June 2022.Explore the Maltese archipelago to the Spanish coast and Lisbon, taking in Sardinia and Sicily en route. Kayak through Gozo’s crystal waters along towering cliffs, explore Menorca’s south coast by e-bike and relax on Formentera’s magnificent, unspoilt beaches. Scenic Eclipse will be at home in Puerto Banús – known for its luxurious cars, exclusive shops and impressive yachts. Guests will witness the authentic flamenco ballet production, Carmen, in a thrilling exclusive performance.
Iconic Treasures of Italy and Greece10-day voyage from Rome to Athens, departing 14 May 2022.This voyage takes in forgotten islands and white-washed sands. Visit caves and spectacular cliffs in Sorrento, and hike among the volcanic Aeolian archipelago. Guests can then sit back and relax with a glass of local wine while listening to the artistic synthesis of two incredible violinists set to the background of an iconic Santorini sunset.
Sorrentine Peninsula and Adriatic12-day voyage from Rome to Venice, departing 30 April 2023.A journey from Rome to Venice, visits some of Italy’s hotspots including the luxurious isle of Capri, Sorrento’s Bay of Leranto, the unique volcanic island of Lipari, and the country’s easternmost town Otranto. Be awed by the stunning Bay of Kotor before sailing on to Dubrovnik where an enthralling private concert set in a magnificent Baroque Church awaits.
Mediterranean Odyssey: Greece to Malta10-day voyage from Athens to Valletta, departing 30 May 2022.A journey from Greece to Malta, discovering timeless islands with an aura of history, the unique island lifestyle and spectacular beauty which captures the hearts as guests travel the paths less taken in ports and villages on Scenic Eclipse.
Guests can experience small ship cruising on board Scenic Eclipse, with its sleek design, allowing unrivalled access to the heart of smaller hidden wonders, ports and docking right in the heart of the destinations it visits – blending in seamlessly with the private super yachts of the Mediterranean. The ultra-luxury discovery yacht hosts just 228 passengers with a 1:1 guest-to-staff ratio and private butler service, providing an extraordinary ultra-luxury experience for all guests.
The expert group of up to four Discovery Team members are on board to offer incredible insights and to guide guests on their exploration of Europe’s hidden wonders. Equipped with a host of discovery experiences and activities, guests will become immersed in the Mediterranean as they explore by Zodiac, Tiwal Sail Boat, kayak or stand-up paddleboard. The Discovery Team will host guests on guided nature walks, as well as snorkelling, wake boarding and water-skiing excursions in Europe’s warm waters. While the custom-designed six-seater submarine, Scenic Neptune^ will provide an unforgettable underwater explorations, including a journey to the wreck of Titanic’s sister ship, Britannic.
^ Helicopter and submarine excursions available for additional cost, subject to regulatory approval, availability, weight restrictions, medical approval and weather and ice conditions.
(Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours)