Discover the Beauty of Southern Italy & Greece

15 Days
Civitavecchia (Rome) to Athens (Piraeus)
From (CAD)
$ 11,682
Dates & Pricing

2024 Civitavecchia (Rome) > Athens (Piraeus)

Tour Map
Tour Code:
2M12
Duration:
15 days
Departure City:
Civitavecchia (Rome)
Return City:
Athens (Piraeus)

15 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy

    Upon your arrival in Civitavecchia, you’ll board your spectacular superyacht to commence your cruise.

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

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - 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.

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    Guided tour of Sorrento with gelato presentation and tasting

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    Guided tour of Pompeii (extra expense, must be pre-booked)

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    Walking tour of Capri (extra expense, must be pre-booked)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - 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, must be pre-booked)

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    Gems of the Amalfi Coast (extra expense, must be pre-booked)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - 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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    ‘The Godfather’ Tour

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    Alcantara River Tubing (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Crotone

    At the very tip of Southern Italy is the Calabrian city of Crotone. Legend has it that it owes its name to Greek half-god Hercules, and there are Aegean influences at every turn, including the remnants of Apollo’s temple.

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    Visit Santa Severina Village (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Otranto

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

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    Guided tour of Lecce (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - 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 passed on.

    Included Excursion

    Tour of Monopoli 

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    Discover the Trulli of Alberobello (extra expense)

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    Guided tour of Ostuni (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Dubrovnik, Croatia

    After breakfast, you can explore Dubrovnik on your own, discovering further the splendour of the Croatian coastline. In the afternoon, we’ll welcome back on board your Emerald Cruises luxury yacht for the second half of your journey.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Kotor, Montenegro

    There are not enough words to describe the beauty of Kotor. Nestled between imposing mountains and the blue of the Adriatic Sea, this UNESCO World Heritage-listed setting is awash with Venetian palaces, cobblestone streets and cute cafés.

    Included Excursion

    Walking tour of Kotor

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    An exclusive concert in a local church featuring a guitar duo

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    Guided hike of Kotor’s city walls

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Sarandë, Albania

    Regarded as the capital of the Albanian Riviera, Sarandë is a bustling coastal town brimming with pebble beaches and historic landmarks. Its pretty old town is characterised by the magnificent 14th century Lekuresi Castle and the poignant Forty Saints Monastery.

    Included Excursion

    A guided tour of Butrint 

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    Mussel cooking demonstration and tasting in a local restaurant

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Kérkira (Corfu)

    A rich artistic heritage and spellbinding vistas entwine in Corfu. The impeccably preserved Old Town showcases Renaissance and Baroque influences in its architecture, including the Spianada, the largest square in the Balkans.

    Included Excursion

    Guided walking tour of Corfu Town

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    Greek cooking class with a local chef (extra expense)

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    Off-Road Adventure of the Corfiot Countryside (extra expense)

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    Kayaking sightseeing tour (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - 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.  

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    Sightseeing tour of Meteora monasteries including a Greek lunch (extra expense)

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    Kayaking tour (extra expense)

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    Hiking tour (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - Cephalonia Island

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

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    A taste of Cephalonia (extra expense)

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    Kayaking tour (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - Itea (Delphi) & Corinth Canal

    Sail through to the waterfront town of Itea, to explore the archaeological site of Delphi, regarded by the ancient Greeks to be the centre of the world. Built during the 19th century, the Corinth Canal connects the Ionian and Aegean seas.

    Included Excursion

    A guided tour of Delphi

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - Athens (Piraeus), Greece

    Your time aboard 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.  

    Please book your flight to depart out of Athens after 12:00 PM.

    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
  • 14 nights on board an Emerald Cruises luxury yacht
  • Airport transfers to and from the ship
  • The services of an Emerald Cruises Tour Manager
  • Port taxes and charges
  • All tipping and gratuities

DINING HIGHLIGHTS
  • 40 superb meals including 14 Breakfasts (B), 12 Lunches (L), 14 Dinners (D)
  • Including a Welcome and Farewell Reception & Dinner
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks served with lunch and dinner on board

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