Ionian Sea Adventure

8 Days
Athens (Piraeus) to Civitavecchia (Rome)
From (CAD)
$ 5,297
Dates & Pricing

2023 Athens (Piraeus) > Civitavecchia (Rome)

An idyllic itinerary sailing the Ionian Sea, you’ll transit the Corinth Canal, before sailing onwards to the Greek town of Itea and the sandy coves of Cephalonia. Continue to Giardini Naxos in Italy, explore Amalfi, Sorrento and Capri, before finishing in Civitavecchia (Rome).

8 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Athens (Piraeus), Greece

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

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

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Transit the Corinth Canal - Itea (Delphi)

    Witness the impressive engineering feat of the Corinth Canal, a key navigational route for over 2,000 years, as you sail towards Itea. Surrounded by rolling hills covered in olive trees, this waterfront town is also close to the archaeological site of Delphi.

    Included Excursion

    A guided tour of Delphi

  3. Day 3 - Cephalonia, Italy

    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


    Guided hike in Cephalonia

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Giardini Naxos, Italy

    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


    Alcantara River Tubing (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Amalfi, Italy

    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.


    Amalfi Coast by kayak (extra expense)


    Gems of the Amalfi Coast (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Sorrento, Italy

    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


    Guided tour of Sorrento with gelato presentation and tasting


    Guided tour of UNESCO World Heritage-listed Pompeii (extra expense)

  7. Day 7 - Capri, Italy

    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

  8. Day 8 - Civitavecchia (Rome)

    Today you’ll embark and head to the airport for your flight home.

    Please book your flight to depart out of Rome 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.

Tour inclusions

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

  • A guided tour of Delphi
  • Highlights of Cephalonia
  • A walking tour of Taormina
  • Guided tour of Capri

  • Guided tour of Sorrento with gelato presentation and tasting

  • 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

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