Seabourn reveals new series of special interest Mediterranean voyages

Author: Lucy Abbott

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Get ready for a cruise like no other, as Seabourn has released a series of Spring 2025 special interest Mediterranean voyages, called ‘The Collection’, onboard Seabourn Venture

For extraordinary curated onshore events, look no further than Seabourn’s ‘The Collection’, a series of special sailings that complement the unparalleled experiences found on onboard the line’s ultra-luxury ships.

‘The Collection’ will feature five 7-10 night Mediterranean voyages onboard Seabourn’s 132 all-veranda suite Seabourn Venture, which is available to book now.

Depending on the itinerary you select, you’ll be able to enjoy exclusive access to private cultural events, fine dining at world renowned wineries and premium tickets to iconic tennis tournaments in a selection of marquee ports.

‘The Collection’ comprises of two ‘Mediterranean Marvels & Matches’ sailings between Barcelona and Rome of seven and eight days with overnights and tickets to the Monte Carlo Masters and Barcelona Open Tennis Tournaments.

Two Andalusian Nights 10-day sailings between Barcelona and Lisbon featuring an overnight in Seville with an exclusive shoreside event.

And a ‘Vineyard Vista’ eight-day sailing between Lisbon and Dublin with an overnight in Bordeaux and an exclusive shoreside event.

These new voyages provide you with the opportunity to experience life onboard an ultra-luxury, purpose-built expedition ship in these destinations before the ship returns to its expedition-focused voyages in summer.

This is when Seabourn Venture will offer a programme of British Isles, Arctic and Greenland voyages as well as two 23-night Northwest Passage expeditions.

While expedition experiences will not be offered on ‘The Collection’ itineraries, you will still experience the many Seabourn amenities and services you know and love, such as Seabourn’s renowned fine dining options, entertainment, luxurious suites, and of course, personalised service by the onboard team.

Prices start from £5,399pp for an eight-night cruise.

Enjoy a two-day call into Monte Carlo for the Monte Carlo Masters. Credit: Shutterstock

The Collection

Eight-day ‘Monte Carlo Masters’ itinerary

Immerse yourself in the glamour of the tennis world during a two-day call into Monte Carlo for the Monte Carlo Masters, where the prestigious ATP 1000 event unfolds at the iconic Monte Carlo Country Club, with its stunning views over the Mediterranean.

You will witness the riveting escapades and victories of the top stars in men's tennis during the Quarterfinal matches.

Beyond the courts, this cruise explores the enchanting Rivieras, with visits to chic St. Tropez and picturesque Portovenere on Italy's Cinque Terre.

Seabourn’s ‘Monte Carlo Masters’ departs April 5, 2025, from Barcelona to Rome. Calling at Port Vendres (France); Toulon; St Tropez; Cannes; Monte Carlo (Monaco, overnight); Porto Venere (Cinque Terre, Italy).

Spain’s most vibrant city – Barcelona. Credit: Shutterstock

Seven-day ‘Barcelona Masters’ itinerary

Destinations on this itinerary include the charming Tuscan Island of Elba, the glittering Riviera gems of Cannes and St. Tropez, before arriving in Spain’s most vibrant city – Barcelona.

Enjoy two exhilarating days here and you can the option to enjoy coveted tickets to the semifinals of the prestigious Barcelona Open, an ATP-500 event, (and crucial lead-up to the French Open) which unfolds at the historic and intimate Real Club de Tenis Barcelona – 1899.

You might choose to extend your adventure with an optional post-cruise extension and savour the final day of the tournament on April 21st to make the most of the experience.

Seabourn’s ‘Barcelona Masters’ departs April 13, 2025, from Rome to Barcelona. Calling at Portoferraio (Elba, Italy); Porto Venere (Cinque Terre); Cannes (France); St Tropez; Sete (Montpelier); Barcelona (Spain, overnight).

Embark on a tour of the famous halls of the Alhambra Palace. Credit: Shutterstock

10-day ‘Andalusian Nights: Spotlight on Seville’ itinerary

This uniquely curated itinerary includes two exclusive events in Granada and Seville.

During an enchanting overnight stay in Seville, you will be treated to an authentic Andalusian experience, including sumptuous cocktails, dinner and a private flamenco dance performance at the iconic Villa Luisa.

In Granada, you will enjoy a tour of the famous halls of the Alhambra Palace.

Discover vibrant ports from the alluring harbours of Portugal and Morocco to the sunny shores of Spain’s Costa Brava with Seabourn.

Just picture it, strolling through the charming and lively streets of Montpellier, soaking up the scenery of Palamós’ pristine beaches, and exploring the secluded rocky coves of Menorca.

Whether starting or ending your journey in Lisbon, this voyage promises an extraordinary blend of cultural immersion and coastal exploration in the heart of the alluring Mediterranean.

The same itinerary will operate in reverse (Barcelona to Lisbon) on 20 April 2025.

Seabourn’s ‘Andalusian Nights: Spotlight on Seville’ departs March 26, 2025, from Lisbon to Barcelona. Calling at Portimao (Algarve, Portugal); Seville (Spain, overnight); Tangier (Morocco); Motril (Granada); Mahon (Menorca); Sete (Montpelier, France) and Palamos (Spain).

Relax and let a fine dinner be served to you in the heart of Bordeaux. Credit: Canva

Eight-day ‘Vineyard Vistas: An Evening in Bordeaux’ itinerary

Sit back, relax and let a fine dinner be served to you in the heart of Bordeaux at Château Smith Haut-Lafitte, amidst the vine-covered hills, engaging in lively conversation with passionate winemakers and experts who unveil the secrets behind each blend – just one highlight from this itinerary with Seabourn.

Other standout moments on this cruise include seeing the rugged beauty of Gijon, while in Biarritz, the fusion of French and Basque cultures captivates the senses.

Not to mention witnessing the charm of Ireland unfold as the ship glides towards Cork, with its quaint villages and legendary hospitality.

Seabourn’s ‘Vineyard Vistas: An Evening in Bordeaux’ departs April 30, 2025, from Lisbon to Dublin. Calling at Gijon (Spain); Hendaye (Biarritz, France); Bordeaux (overnight) and Dunmore East (Waterford, Ireland).

Seabourn Venture is the first of two purpose-built expedition ships built by Seabourn. Credit: Seabourn

Why sail onboard Seabourn Venture?

Launched in 2022 and carrying just 264 guests in spacious all veranda suites, Seabourn’s first purpose-built expedition ship is Seabourn Venture.

She will sail into some of the Mediterranean’s most exclusive yacht harbours, pretty villages and fascinating world heritage sites on these five special non-expedition voyages, called ‘The Collection’.

Guests will enjoy small-ship cruising at its finest with the Seabourn all-inclusive difference — personalised service, complimentary champagne, fine wines and spirits, luxuriously designed suites, an appealing array of eight dining venues, and more.

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About Lucy Abbott

Lucy is a cruise journalist who has sailed on a variety of ships, from expedition to river – with her favourite being expedition cruising.

Lucy is interested in new sustainable ways to cruise as well as how cruising is becoming accessible for all.

She works together with Kaye Holland to keep the World of Cruising website up to date with all the latest cruise news.