Discover the Highlights of the Mediterranean

15 Days
Nice to Athens (Piraeus)
From (CAD)
$ 10,247
Dates & Pricing

2023 Nice > Athens (Piraeus)

Start your journey along the French and Italian rivieras, where the rugged cliffs and turquoise coves of resort owns provide the most idyllic backdrop for a vibrant café culture. From the northern-western tip of Corsica, right down to the south, you’ll sail to western Italy and down to Capri, Sorrento and Amalfi. Continue onwards to north Cephalonia before sailing the Corinth Canal and concluding in Athens.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
2M04
Duration:
15 days
Departure City:
Nice
Return City:
Athens (Piraeus)

15 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Nice

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

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    Tour of the Cote D’Azur (extra expense, must be pre-booked)*

    Please book your flight to arrive into Nice prior to 06:00 PM.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Menton, France

    France’s Côte d’Azure is synonymous with outstanding beauty, and Menton is this famous region at its gorgeous best. Nestled between Monaco and Italy, the seaside town is a wonderful mix of unique architecture and luscious gardens.

    EmeraldPLUS

    City tour of Menton including a visit to the farmers market

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    Tour of Monaco & Eze (extra expense, must be pre-booked)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Portofino, Italy

    The unassuming village of Portofino provides another tempting taste of the Italian Riviera. Its colourful buildings and slower pace of life have made it an attractive hideaway for the rich and famous.

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    Culinary experience in Rapallo (extra expense, must be pre-booked)

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    Kayaking tour of Tigullian Bay (extra expense, must be pre-booked)

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    Guided hike to San Fruttuoso (extra expense, must be pre-booked)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Portoferraio, Italy

    One of the oldest towns on Elba Island, Portoferraio oozes Tuscan charm. A favourite among beach-lovers and history buffs alike, it’s known for enticing sandy shores and distinctive Medici forts, dating back to the 1500s.

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    Napoleon’s Path and Tasting at La Chiusa winery (extra expense)

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    Cantucci baking class and wine tasting (extra expense)

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    Panoramic tour of Western Elba (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Calvi

    Follow in the footsteps of Christopher Columbus as you arrive in Calvi. This vibrant area of Corsica is said to have been the home of the intrepid explorer, and you’ll be sure to fall in love with its winding streets and quaint beaches.

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    Discover Old Corsica with its villages (extra expense)

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    Guided Hike (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Bonifacio, Corsica

    The striking citadel heralds your introduction to Bonifacio. Established in 833, this charming Corsican port provides stunning views from its ancient fortress that, on a clear day, stretch all the way to Sardinia.  

    Included Excursion

    Tour of Bonifacio with tasting

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    Corsican countryside and wine tasting (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Porto Ercole

    Perched on the coast of Tuscany, Porto Ercole is one of Italy’s hidden gems. Translated as the ‘Port of Hercules’, this sleepy bay is a scene of incredible architecture and local seafood that is an absolute delight.

    Included Excursion

    Tour of Porto Ercole

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    Hiking tour to Forte Filippo

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    Siena and Montalcino, the heart of medieval Tuscany (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy

    Rome provides something special to all guests, no matter their interests and tastes. Venture to the Eternal City of Rome, with more than 2,500 years of history that will provide you memories for a lifetime.

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

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - 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

  10. Day 10 - 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 UNESCO World Heritage-listed Pompeii (extra expense, must be pre-booked)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - 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

  12. Day 12 - 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

  13. Day 13 - 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

    EmeraldACTIVE

    Guided hike in Cephalonia

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - 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

  15. Day 15 - 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
  • 14 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
  • Tour of Bonifacio with tasting
  • Tour of Porto Ercole
  • Guided tour of Capri
  • Walking tour of Taormina
  • Highlights of Cephalonia
  • A guided tour of Delphi

EmeraldPLUS
  • City tour of Menton including a visit to the farmer’s market
  • Guided tour of Sorrento with gelato presentation and tasting

EmeraldACTIVE
  • Hiking tour to Forte Filippo

DINING HIGHLIGHTS
  • 41 Superb meals including 14 Breakfasts (B), 13 Lunches (L), 14 Dinners (D)
  • Including a Welcome and Farewell Reception & Dinner
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner on board

Pricing & Availability