Discover the Mediterranean from Athens to Venice

15 Days
Athens (Piraeus) to Venice
From (GBP)
£ 7,870
£ 6,497
Dates & Pricing

2022 Athens (Piraeus) > Venice

Discover the wonders of Greece, taking in the beauty of Cephalonia’s landscapes and Kerkira, with its UNESCO World Heritage-listed Old Town, before uncovering the delights of the Adriatic Coast including stunning Dubrovnik, and Split, roatia’s second-largest city, where you will find a wonderful mix of contemporary life and ancient history.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
2D01
Duration:
15 days
Departure City:
Athens (Piraeus)
Return City:
Venice

15 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Athens (Piraeus), Greece

    Your Eastern Mediterranean cruise starts in the historic city of Athens, where you’ll board your luxury super yacht, Emerald Azzurra.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Corinth Canal & Itea (Delphi)

    Built during the 19th century, the Corinth Canal connects the Adriatic and Aegean seas. 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.

    Included Excursion

    A guided tour of Delphi

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Cephalonia Island

    Cephalonia is the largest of the Ionian Island and arguably the most beautiful. The island was also made famous when 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

  4. Day 4 - 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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    Full day sightseeing tour of Meteora monasteries including 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

  5. Day 5 - 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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    Jeep tour of the Corfiot countryside (extra expense)

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    Kayaking sightseeing tour (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - 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

    EmeraldPLUS

    Mussel cooking demonstration and tasting in a local restaurant

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - 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

    EmeraldPLUS

    An exclusive concert in a local church featuring a guitar duo

    EmeraldACTIVE

    Guided hike of Kotor’s city walls

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    Visit to the island of Our Lady of Rocks (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Dubrovnik, Croatia

    Within the walls of this breathtaking city overlooking the Adriatic, a UNESCO World Heritage-listed Old Town, Baroque churches, cavern-like wine bars, world-class seafood and picturesque pebble beaches make Dubrovnik a must-see destination.

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    Walking tour of Dubrovnik (extra expense)

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    Kayaking sightseeing tour (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Korcula

    The sixth-largest island in the Adriatic, Korcula is among the most beloved in Croatia. Its Old Town, referred to by the locals as “Little Dubrovnik”, is a delightful collection of medieval churches, palaces and squares, while the villages of Cara and Smokvica produce the country’s signature dry white wine.

    Included Excursion

    A walking tour of Korcula

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    Tastes of the Island (extra expense)

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    Buggy tour (extra expense)

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    Cooking Class (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Split

    Enjoy a taste of real Dalmatian life in awe-inspiring Split. Croatia’s second-largest city effortlessly brings together the country’s traditional and contemporary elements. Diocletian’s Palace is an extraordinary example of Roman architecture and features a myriad of hideaway bars and cafes. 

    Included Excursion

    A walking tour of Split

    EmeraldPLUS

    Klapa Performance in the cellars of Diocletian’s Palace

    EmeraldACTIVE

    Guided hike to Marjan hill

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    Guided tour of Trogir (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Hvar

    Lying neatly off the coast of Split is the island Hvar. Said to be Croatia’s answer to Saint-Tropez, Hvar Town is home to an elegant shoreline bursting with luxurious yachts and is one of the more glamorous settings in the Adriatic.

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    Hvar island tour (extra expense)

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    Kayaking tour around Hvar and Pakleni Islands (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Šibenik

    Known for its UNESCO World Heritage-listed St James’ Cathedral and its famous black and orange hat, Šibenik is a city of tradition. The oldest native town in the country, its origins trace back to 1066; you’ll find history at every turn of its medieval streets and Square of the Four Wells.

    Included Excursion

    A walking tour of Sibenik

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    Visit to Krka National Park (extra expense)

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    Visit to Falcon Centre (extra expense)

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    Guided bike tour of Vodice countryside (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - Zadar

    Set on a peninsula, the historic city of Zadar has relics of bygone eras scattered across its landscape. Among the churches and Roman ruins, the Sun Salutation and Sea Organ are two of the city’s more modern, and curious, attractions. 

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    A walking tour of Zadar including visit to the gold and silver exhibition and museum of ancient glass (extra expense)

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    Tour of Pag Island (extra expense)

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    Kayak or Rafting on the Zrmanja River (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - Krk

    Krk is the largest island in the Adriatic, and paints a picture of the early days of Croatia. Krk Town is home to the beautiful 12th century St Mary’s Cathedral, and a seafront promenade offering scenic vistas over the rolling countryside.

    Included Excursion

    A walking tour of Krk

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    Island tour with wine tasting (extra expense)

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    Guided bike tour of Krk (extra expense)

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    Kayaking Tour in Krk (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - Venice, Italy

    As you arrive in the floating city of Venice, bid farewell to your crew and fellow passengers as you disembark Emerald Azzurra and are transferred to the airport for your return flight home.

    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 Emerald Azzurra
  • Airport transfers to and from the ship
  • The services of an Emerald Cruises Cruise Director
  • Port taxes and charges
  • All tipping and gratuities

INCLUDED EXCURSIONS
  • A guided tour of Delphi
  • Guided walking tour of Corfu Town
  • A guided tour of Butrint
  • Walking tour of Kotor
  • A walking tour of Korcula
  • A walking tour of Split
  • A walking tour of Sibenik
  • A walking tour of Krk

EmeraldPLUS
  • Mussel cooking demonstration and tasting in a local restaurant
  • An exclusive concert in a local church featuring a guitar duo
  • Klapa Performance in the cellars of Diocletian’s Palace.

EmeraldACTIVE
  • Guided hike of Kotor’s city walls
  • Guided hike to Marjan hill

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