Madrid, Bordeaux & Thames River

See the vistas that inspired legendary artists, sip wine from iconic vineyards, explore medieval castles and sail along the Thames into the centre of London.

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Delight in the boutique ports of Atlantic Europe

Embark on your journey in Madrid, then venture on a day trip to Toledo, one of Europe's oldest cities and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In Segovia, marvel at the awe-inspiring Aqueduct, a testament to the remarkable architectural legacy of the Roman Empire. Fly into Bordeaux and board your ultra-luxury Discovery Yacht, at the centre of one of the world’s most famous wine regions and set out on a fascinating voyage around the northern coastlines of France and into the UK. Discover quaint seaside resorts and picturesque islands that have been beloved holiday spots for centuries and retain the charm of a bygone era. Sailing on board the state-of-the-art Scenic Eclipse II, you’ll be able to visit ports inaccessible to larger vessels and sail along coastal rivers to dock in the heart of incredible destinations. Whilst being immersed in unrivalled ultra-luxury at every turn.

Package Inclusions:

Your Fly, Stay and Cruise package includes:
  • Economy class flights from Sydney to Madrid, returning from London
  • 2 night luxury accommodation in Madrid including breakfast
  • Full day tour to Toledo and Segovia
  • One-way economy class flight from Madrid to Bordeaux
  • 11 night cruise onboard Scenic Eclipse II in Veranda Suite, Bordeaux to London
  • A wide range of culinary experiences onboard, from casual to fine dining
  • A wide range of premium branded beverages onboard, including alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks*
  • A wide range of onboard activities & entertainment
  • Exclusive Scenic Enrich events and personalised Scenic Freechoice expereinces
  • All tipping onboard and onshore
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary water bottle
  • Transfers in Bordeaux and London
Voyage Highlights:
  • Enjoy overnight stays in Bordeaux, Concarneau, and London, offering ample time to explore historic sites
  • Cruise along the Garonne River and Thames River for stunning views as you journey into Bordeaux and London
  • Discover history and culture at the Vauban Citadel in Le Palais and the lush Tresco Abbery Gardens in Scilly Isles

Travel: 18 July 2026 – 31 July 2026

The Scenic Difference
Every detail of your all-inclusive journey has been carefully considered to create a truly carefree experience and memories to last a lifetime.
  • Only 228 guests for an exclusive small-ship experience
  • Spacious all-verandah 6-star luxury suite accommodation
  • Butler service for every guest and an almost 1:1 crew-to-guest ratio
  • Up to 10 dining experiences from casual to fine dining
  • The finest selection of included premium branded beverages, all day, every day, with a choice fo over 130 whiskeys at the Scenic Bar
  • Indulgent 550m² Senses Spa, gym, yoga and Pilates studio
  • Engaging lectures and education program with on board experts
  • Personalised and exclusive excursion experiences
  • Swarovski Telescopes in the Observation Lounge and in-suite binoculars

Upgrade Options

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  • Deluxe Veranda Suite package from $20,999 per person
  • Spa Suite package from $25,799 per person
  • Panorama Suite package from $41,599 per person

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Itinerary



Itinerary:
 
Day 1 Sat, 18 Jul 2026 Madrid, Spain
Arrival into Madrid, explore Madrid at your own pace after check in to your accommodation.

Day 2 Sun, 19 Jul 2026 Madrid, Spain (B)
Full day tour to Tuledo and Segovia*
The city of Toledo, known by many as the second Rome, was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. During your tour you will have a panoramic visit of the Cathedral of Toledo, the Mirador del Valle, the Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes and the Bridge of San Martín. Do not miss the opportunity to explore its narrow streets, squares and gardens. In Segovia you will get to know the Aqueduct, one of the most magnificent works that the Romans left scattered throughout their vast empire. From the Cathedral, you will continue through the neighbourhood of the Canonjías, until you reach the famous Alcazar, a symbol of the art and history of Spain. Your itinerary may also include a visit to Avila, offering a glimpse of its majestic walls dating back to the 11th century.

Day 3 Mon, 20 Jul 2026 Madrid, Spain > Bordeaux, France (B,D)
Today, head to airport for departure flight to Bordeaux after your breakfast. 
Welcome to Bordeaux, a city steeped in history and charm. Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of French culture asyou explore its iconic landmarks, vibrant streets and indulge in local delicacies.
This afternoon you’ll board your ultra-luxury Discovery Yacht, Scenic Eclipse II. Be warmly welcomed by the Captainand crew before meeting your butler and settling into your spacious suite.
Scenic Eclipse II will remain docked in Bordeaux overnight, so you may choose to go ashore to savour a glass of redwine in a cosy bistro or take a leisurely stroll along the Garonne River.
Please book your flight to arrive into Bordeaux prior to 02:00 PM.

Day 4 Tue, 21 Jul 2026 Bordeaux (B,L,D)
Soak in the timeless elegance of Bordeaux. Wander picturesque streets lined with majestic buildings, each narratingcenturies of stories. Explore vibrant markets with fresh produce and local delicacies. Admire Place de la Bourse andBordeaux Cathedral's breathtaking architecture. Be immersed in cultural richness at the CAPC Museum ofContemporary Art and the Grand Théâtre. Your visit to Bordeaux is only complete when you sample its world-famouswines at one of the many charming wine bars or prestigious châteaux.
This evening, you’ll sail towards the coast along the Garonne River, surrounded by lush vineyards that glow goldenunder the setting sun.

Day 5 Wed, 22 Jul 2026 Belle-Île > Concarneau (B,L,D)
The aptly named Belle-Île-en-Mer (‘beautiful island in the sea’) is the largest island in the French region of Brittany.The small bays and beaches along the rocky coastline are generally accessible only on foot or by sea. The capital,Le Palais, has an imposing citadel and plenty of cafés, and the island has a strong artistic tradition. Famed 19th-century actress Sarah Bernhardt holidayed here, and Monet produced 39 paintings of the wild Côte Sauvage whileliving on the island.
Tonight, Scenic Eclipse II will sail the short distance to the mainland and the captivating walled town of Concarneau.

Day 6 Thu, 23 Jul 2026 Concarneau (B,L,D)
Wake this morning surrounded by the colourful fishing boats of Concarneau. Perhaps ask the butler to bringbreakfast to your suite, so you can enjoy this picturesque vista from your private verandah. With a long tradition offishing, it’s still the third-largest fishing port in France, yet is also recognised as a town of art and history. Here,cobbled streets wind their way around 14th-century ramparts, offering picturesque views of the bustling harbour andhalf-timbered houses. Visit Keriolet Castle, a 13th century chateau that was given an extravagant neo-gothicrenovation by a Russian imperial princess. The pretty and protected bay is ideal for kayaking, or you can stroll alongthe beautiful beach and marina.

Day 7 Fri, 24 Jul 2026 Hugh Town, St. Mary´s, Isles of Scilly (B,L,D)
The largest of the Isles of Scilly, St Mary’s is the gateway to this beautiful archipelago. Only 50 kilometres off thesouthern coast of England, the 140 islands are covered in lush green pastures and white beaches. They have longbeen a popular holiday destination for the British, who enjoy the slower pace of life and idyllic surrounds. Wanderaround the winding paths of Hugh Town, the largest settlement on the island, with its cluster of charming shops,churches, galleries and cafes.

Day 8 Sat, 25 Jul 2026 Fowey, United Kingdom (B,L,D)
The ancient port city of Fowey in Cornwall has been an important stop since medieval times, and is now known forits quaint narrow streets, picturesque quays and busy harbour. Explore its cosy shops, independent bookstores,cafes and welcoming pubs, or follow one of the coastal walks for spectacular views. With centuries old well-preserved buildings, houses perched on rolling hills and gurgling creeks, Fowey has inspired many authors andpainters. The city is said to be the inspiration behind the famous children's book, 'The Wind in the Willows'.

Day 9 Sun, 26 Jul 2026 St. Peter Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands (B,L,D)
Sitting just off the coast of France, Guernsey is one of the Channel Islands and has its own unique blend of Britishand French cultures. Explore the cobblestone streets of the capital, St. Peter Port, lined with Georgian and Regencyarchitecture and adorned with vibrant floral displays. Dive into the island's maritime legacy at the Guernsey Museumand Aquarium, showcasing shipwrecks and marine life. Ascend to the medieval Castle Cornet, perched on a rockyoutcrop, offering panoramic views of the harbour and beyond. The charming Hauteville House, once home to Frenchwriter Victor Hugo, and the tranquil Candie Gardens, a botanical haven, are also must-sees.

Day 10 Mon, 27 Jul 2026 Poole, United Kingdom (B,L,D)
The pretty seaside resort of Poole in Dorset is known for having Europe’s largest natural harbour and a rich maritimeheritage. Explore this bustling quayside, where colourful boats bob gently at anchor, or stroll along its golden sandybeaches and breathe in the fresh sea air. Wander through the old town, where stone buildings date back to the 16thcentury, sample delicious seafood at waterfront restaurants, and browse quaint shops for local treasures.
Poole is also the gateway to the World Heritage-listed Jurassic Coast, where the magnificent landscape is home todramatic rock formations and ancient fossils.

Day 11 Tue, 28 Jul 2026 Honfleur, France (B,L,D)
Nestled on the Normandy Coast, where the Seine River meets the English Channel, Honfleur’s harbour isconsidered one of the prettiest in France. Admire the charming waterfront lined with colourful buildings dating back tothe 17th century, now housing quaint boutiques, cafes and restaurants. The town was the birthplace ofImpressionism, and you can wander the streets once graced by artists like Claude Monet and Eugene Boudin, whocaptured its beauty on canvas. Explore the Museum Eugene Boudin to immerse yourself in their masterpieces andthose of their contemporaries. Honfleur is also the gateway to iconic destinations like Paris, Rouen and Giverny.

Day 12 Wed, 29 Jul 2026 Ostend, Belgium (B,L,D)
Ostend is a gem on the Flemish North Sea coast, a charming seaside resort lined with grand Belle Epoque buildings.Stroll along the bustling promenade, where lively cafes and chic boutiques line the waterfront. Explore the historicstreets, admiring the eclectic architecture and extensive collection of street art, then savour the flavours of traditionalmoules marinière (mussels).
Ostend is also famous for its pristine beaches. As you’ll be visiting at the height of summer, when pop up bars andIbiza-style beach clubs will spring up along the golden sand. Make the most of a late departure with a refreshingBelgian beer at sundown.

Day 13 Thu, 30 Jul 2026 London (Greenwich) (B,L,D)
After one final crossing of the English Channel, Scenic Eclipse II will sail inland along the famed Thames River,where the historic landmarks of London unfold before your eyes. Cruising gracefully through the heart of the city,marvel at the majestic architecture of Tower Bridge, the towering spires of St. Paul's Cathedral, and the regal beautyof the Houses of Parliament. Glide past the bustling waterfronts and quaint riverside neighbourhoods, soaking in thevibrant atmosphere of England's capital. The voyage culminates at Greenwich, a World Heritage-listed site steepedin maritime history and cultural significance.

Day 14 Fri, 31 Jul 2026 London (B)
Your journey concludes this morning in Greenwich in the historic heart of London. Disembark right into the centre ofthis ancient capital, surrounded by legendary educational and scientific institutions.
Savour one last sumptuous breakfast on board, reminiscing on the unforgettable moments shared during yourjourney. Bid farewell to your fellow guests and the Scenic Eclipse II crew, then disembark to continue your travels orbegin your journey home.
Please book your flight to depart out of London after 12:00 PM.
+All drinks on board, including those stocked in your mini bar, are included, except for a very small number of rare,fine and vintage wines, Champagnes and spirits. #Spa treatments at additional cost.
Please note the itinerary is a guide and may be subject to changes for operational reasons. Please refer to our termsand conditions for further information.

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Terms and Conditions apply: All prices are quoted in Australian dollars, based on per person double occupancy unless stated otherwise, and inclusive of all taxes and discounts. All prices & itineraries are current as at 05 June 2024 & subject to change without notice. Prices are subject to change due to availability, currency fluctuations, fuel price, and tax increases. Price includes any stated bonus nights, upgrades & package savings, if applicable. All passports, visas, travel permits, and vaccinations are the responsibility of the travelling passenger to secure prior to travel. Airfares are out of date range with predicted cost and it's subject to change based on the airline airfare that releases 10 months prior to last flight segment, surcharge may apply for each individual flight components, based in economy class from SYD and are subject to the carriers' flight schedules and conditions, flights may not be direct. Please call us for prices from other airports. Travel packages advertised may include multiple products provided by several suppliers to provide a travel itinerary. Each component of the package will be treated independent of each other, and the specific terms & conditions of each product supplier will apply. Hotels may charge resort fees, or a security bond not included or mentioned in this package, payable direct upon check-in.  Cruise stateroom based on C category Veranda Suite on deck 5. Package included all port charges and taxes. Package price based on Super Earlybird promotion, full payment must be made 10 months prior to the departure in order to receive the discount.

Madrid, Bordeaux & Thames River

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