Cities of the Ionian & Mediterranean Seas

12 Days
Athens (Piraeus) to Athens (Piraeus)
From (AUD)
$ 8,520
$ 7,392
Dates & Pricing

2022 Athens (Piraeus) > Athens (Piraeus)

Cruise the Corinth Canal to the Greek town of Párga. Cross the Ionian Sea to the southern Italian coastal communities of Taranto, Otranto and Monopoli, working your way north to the Apulian town of Manfredonia. Navigate the Adriatic Sea to Dubrovnik and the Montenegrin fortified town of Kotor, before sailing back to Athens.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
E06D
Duration:
12 days
Departure City:
Athens (Piraeus)
Return City:
Athens (Piraeus)

12 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Athens (Piraeus), Greece

    Your luxury yacht cruise begins in Athens, where you’ll embark Emerald Azzurra.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Corinth Canal

    Built during the 19th century, witness the impressive engineering feat of the Corinth Canal as you sail between the Aegean and Adriatic seas.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Párga

    Párga brings island life to mainland Greece, with its collection of pristine beaches and historic landmarks. The Castle of Párga, which overlooks the town, dates back to the 11th century. 

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Taranto, Italy

    Founded by the Greeks and Spartans, Taranto was considered a key port by the Romans welcoming powerful figures such as Plato and Horace. Today, its split into two distinct parts with a quaint old town home to the 15th century Aragon Castle, and a bustling contemporary new city.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Otranto

    Regarded as ‘the far east of Italy’, Otranto gazes out on to the Adriatic Sea making it a hub for trade and conquest during Roman times. Now, you’ll find a picturesque town of fortifications, mouthwatering seafood restaurants and a pleasant beach.  

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Monopoli

    Tracing its origins back to 545 AD, Monopoli is a melting pot of Byzantine, Venetian and Turkish influence. Its charming harbour is surrounded by medieval stone walls, while the Church of the Purgatory features a Baroque chapel of mummified citizens that have passed on.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Manfredonia

    With a lively and colourful harbour, Manfredonia is a town located in Puglia and the Province of Froggia. Spend time wandering around the town, seeing the sights and enjoy a coffee in a true Italian café.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Dubrovnik, Croatia

    The unmistakable terracotta buildings welcome you to Dubrovnik. Once described as “paradise on earth”, the city’s old town has centuries of history ingrained into its walls. It’s home to an array of churches, museums and galleries including the 7th century Cathedral of the Assumption.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Kotor, Montenegro

    Cross over into Montenegro and uncover the romantic town of Kotor. Often referred to as the Mediterranean’s only fjord, it is a simply breathtaking setting nestled between towering mountains, where you can explore the cobblestone streets of its old town.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Kérkira (Corfu), Greece

    A history spanning over 3,000 years, Corfu was a sought-after prize for ancient armies, and today it remains a cultural hub of museums, chapels and sleepy villages, not to mention home to stunning beaches.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Itea (Delphi)

    Surrounded by rolling hills of olive groves, the waterfront town of Itea is close to the archaeological site of Delphi, regarded by the ancient Greeks to be the centre of the world.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Athens (Piraeus)

    Your cruise concludes in Athens, as you bid farewell to the crew and are transferred to the airport for your return flight home.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

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