Discover Italy, Greece & Turkey

22 Days
Civitavecchia (Rome) to Athens (Piraeus)
From (AUD)
$ 15,540
$ 12,852
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2021 Civitavecchia (Rome) > Athens (Piraeus)

Begin your cruise in Civitavecchia and discover Italy with calls at Capri, Naples and Sorrento. Cruise onwards to Sicily visiting Giardini Naxos and Syracuse, recognised for its ancient ruins. Continue to the ‘toe’ of the Italian Peninsula, Crotone, and on to the Greek islands of Corfu, Fiskardo and Itea. From Athens, you’ll sail to Ermoupolis, on the island of Syros, before making your way to Volos on the Greek mainland. From there, you’ll sail to Istanbul, Canakkale and Kusadasi in Turkey before cruising back to Greece and the islands of Rhodes, Santorini and Mykonos.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
2M08
Duration:
22 days
Departure City:
Civitavecchia (Rome)
Return City:
Athens (Piraeus)

22 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy

    Upon your arrival in Civitavecchia, you’ll board your spectacular super yacht, Emerald Azzurra, to commence your yacht cruise.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Capri

    Located in Italy’s Bay of Naples, the island of Capri is a popular destination for world-class cuisine, shopping and, of course, outstanding natural beauty, including water so blue, it truly has to be seen to be believed.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Naples

    Remarkable for so many reasons, bustling Naples boasts the stunning Duomo di San Gennaro, as well as the 13th-century Castle Nuovo. Typical Italian frescoes face onto the narrow, winding streets which are filled with the scent of Neapolitan pizza and the close proximity of Pompeii means the imposing Mount Vesuvius is never far from your eyeline.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Sorrento

    Perched atop the rocky cliffs of the Sorrentine Peninsula, the breathtaking beauty of this coastal town promises wonderful restaurants and bars with sweeping views of the azure water below.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Giardini Naxos

    This Sicilian town has recently become a seaside resort, home to white sandy beaches and beautiful bays, located at the foot of the sensational hilltop town of Taormina.   

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Syracuse

    On the Ionian coast of Sicily, Syracuse showcases its abundance of ancient monuments and religious art, alongside a thriving culinary scene and the backdrop of the Mediterranean sun.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Crotone

    Occupying the ‘toe’ of the Italian Peninsula, live like a true Italian among the maze of narrow alleys and squares in this stunning city.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Kérkira (Corfu), Greece

    One of the most popular Greek Islands, Corfu, or Kérkira, is influenced by its rich cultural heritage. Corfu Town’s Venetian fortress and medieval lanes are a picturesque step back in time, while time under British rule is also noticeable in the Palace of St. Michael and St. George.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Kérkira

    Resorts dot the shoreline of this cosmopolitan Greek island and rugged mountains rise up from the bright blue waters of the Ionian Sea.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Fiskardo (Cephalonia)

    On the northern tip of Cephalonia is the harbour village of Fiskardo, where fishing boats bob on the water, lined by inviting cafés, bars and restaurants.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Itea (Delphi) – Transit the Corinth Canal

    Navigate the Corinth Canal from Itea to Athens.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Athens (Piraeus)

    The Greek capital, Athens was the heart of Ancient Greece, the remnants of which have been beautifully preserved, namely the Acropolis.    

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - Ermoupolis, Nisos, Syros

    The capital of the Aegean island of Syros, Ermoupolis is a stunning town. Architectural splendour is a striking reminder of a brilliant past, as a neo-classical influence combines with that of Ancient Greece and western Europe.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - Volos

    Built near the site of ancient Iolcos, Volos is situated at the foot of Mount Pelion.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - Cruise Bosporus & Istanbul, Turkey

    Cruise the Bosporus narrow and cross into Turkey.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  16. Day 16 - Istanbul

    Turkey’s economic, cultural and historic centre, Istanbul straddles Europe and Asia, something evident from the wonderful east-meets-west vibe. Meet open-minded locals as you immerse yourself I their light-hearted spirit, learn about its cultural heritage from architectural masterpieces and enjoy strong culinary diversity.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  17. Day 17 - Canakkale

    In the Marmara region of northwestern Turkey, the Çanakkale Province is a destination of all-round intrigue. From the historic battlefields of Troy and Gallipoli, to the serenity of beautiful beaches, unique local food and wineries. 

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  18. Day 18 - Kusadasi

    This beach resort town on Turkey’s west coast dates back to 3000 BC and is now a busy cruise port, with a renowned nightlife. Home to a small, Byzantine castle, the Grand Bazaar selling the wares of numerous merchants and much in the way of monuments to the past.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  19. Day 19 - Rhodes, Greece

    The capital of the Dodecanese Islands, Rhodes seemingly has it all. Lush green valleys, golden beaches and archaeological sites. Known as the Island of the Knights, the medieval city is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  20. Day 20 - Santorini

    Rising from the destruction of a 16th century volcanic eruption, Santorini is now highly renowned for its beauty, carved by its after effects. Iconic whitewashed buildings grip to the beautiful rugged cliffs overlooking where the Aegean Sea meets with white sandy beaches.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  21. Day 21 - Mykonos

    Named after Apollo’s grandson, this cosmopolitan Greek island in the heart of the Cyclades is built on myth and legend. Clear blue skies, renowned beaches and white-wash windmills make it the perfect port stop.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  22. Day 22 - Athens (Piraeus)

    Today you’ll disembark Emerald Azzurra and be transferred to the airport for your return flight home.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

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