Ionian Sea Adventure

8 Days
Civitavecchia (Rome) to Athens (Piraeus)
From (USD)
$ 3,795
Dates & Pricing

2023 Civitavecchia (Rome) > Athens (Piraeus)

An idyllic itinerary commencing in Civitavecchia and sailing onwards to uncover the delights of Capri, Sorrento and Amalfi. Explore sandy coves and try delicious cuisine harbourside, before transiting the Corinth Canal to uncover the centre of the Ancient Greek world and ending your cruise in mighty Athens.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
E04M
Duration:
8 days
Departure City:
Civitavecchia (Rome)
Return City:
Athens (Piraeus)

8 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Civitavecchia (Rome)

    Your cruise starts in Civitavecchia, where you’ll embark your superyacht.

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    City tour of Rome (extra expense, must be pre-booked)*

    Please book your flight to arrive into Rome prior to 03:00 PM.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Capri

    An island in Italy’s Bay of Naples, Capri is synonymous for stunning natural beauty. Turquoise water and beautiful coves dot the dramatic coastline, and high-end hotels, shopping and cuisine attract the rich and famous as they dock in the beautiful Marina Grande.

    Included Excursion

    Guided tour of Capri

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Sorrento

    A quaint resort credited with inspiring the works of Charles Dickens and Leo Tolstoy, Sorrento provides a romantic introduction to the Amalfi Coast. The historic town has spectacular views over the Bay of Naples, and its maze of cobbled streets is punctuated with cosy cafes.

    EmeraldPLUS

    Guided tour of Sorrento with gelato presentation and tasting

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    Guided tour of UNESCO World Heritage-listed Pompeii (extra expense, must be pre-booked)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Amalfi

    Sitting in the foothills of Mount Cerreto, the ambient setting of Amalfi is a pleasant collection of piazzas and waterfront restaurants. Despite its diminutive size, this town was once a maritime powerhouse.

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    Amalfi Coast by kayak (extra expense)

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    Gems of the Amalfi Coast (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Giardini Naxos

    Giardini Naxos is a gorgeous beach resort, with a resplendent horseshoe bay and seafront lined with bars and restaurants.  

    Included Excursion

    A walking tour of Taormina

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    Alcantara River Tubing (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Cephalonia, Greece

    Cephalonia is the largest of the Ionian Islands and arguably the most beautiful. The island was also made famous when it is featured in the Hollywood movie ‘Captain Corelli’s Mandolin’.

    Included Excursion

    Highlights of Cephalonia

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    Guided hike in Cephalonia

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Itea (Delphi)- Transit the Corinth Canal

    Surrounded by rolling hills covered in olive trees, the waterfront town of Itea is close to the archaeological site of Delphi.

    Included Excursion

    A guided tour of Delphi

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Athens (Piraeus), Greece

    Your time aboard your superyacht comes to an end in the city of Athens. After bidding farewell to the crew and your fellow passengers, you will be transferred to the airport for your return flight home.

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    Athens city tour with visit to the Acropolis (extra expense, must be pre-booked)*

    Please book your flight to depart out of Athens after 11:00 AM.

    *This DiscoverMORE should be pre-booked and is only available in conjunction with pre or post cruise accommodation. For guests not staying at our preferred hotel, own arrangements will need to be made to reach the meeting point of the DiscoverMORE.

    The itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such Emerald Cruises cannot guarantee the cruise will operate unaltered from the itinerary stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions for further information.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

YOUR CRUISE INCLUDES
  • 7 nights on board your superyacht
  • Airport transfers to and from the ship
  • The services of an Emerald Cruises Tour Manager
  • Port taxes and charges
  • All tipping and gratuities

INCLUDED EXCURSIONS
  • Guided tour of Capri
  • Walking tour of Taormina
  • Highlights of Cephalonia
  • A guided tour of Delphi

EmeraldPLUS
  • Guided tour of Sorrento with gelato presentation and tasting

DINING HIGHLIGHTS
  • 20 superb meals including 7 Breakfasts (B), 6 Lunches (L), 7 Dinners (D)
  • Including a Welcome and Farewell Reception & Dinner
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner on board

Pricing & Availability