Ionian Sea Adventure

8 Days
Civitavecchia (Rome) to Athens (Piraeus)
From (GBP)
£ 3,365
£ 2,963
Dates & Pricing

2022 Civitavecchia (Rome) > Athens (Piraeus)

An idyllic itinerary, commencing in Civitavecchia, Rome, and onward to uncover the delights of Naples before sailing to Catania, Sicily. Explore the sandy coves of Cephalonia Island and Itea before transiting the Corith Canal 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 yacht cruise starts in Civitavecchia, where you’ll embark Emerald Azzurra .

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Naples, Italy

    Sat in the shadow of Mount Vesuvius, the unforgettable city of Naples possesses a passion to match its fiery neighbour.

    EmeraldPLUS

    Walking tour of Naples with stop at a 19th-century coffee house for coffee and cake

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Naples, Italy

    The third-largest city in Italy, Naples does things very much in its own way. It is a sea of extraordinary art and culture, unparalleled cuisine and an unmatched history, all sat against the backdrop of one of Europe’s most iconic volcanoes. 

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    Tour of Pompeii (extra expense)

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    Amalfi Coast and Ravello (extra expense)

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    Learn the secrets for a perfect pizza (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Catania, Italy

    Catania is another of Sicily’s prized gems, a magnetic collection of winding streets and elegant architecture. At its centre is the awe-inspiring UNESCO World Heritage-listed monastery of San Benedetto, a symbol of Catania.

    Included Excursion

    Walking tour of Catania

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    Taormina by night, dinner in a local restaurant (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Catania, Italy

    Catania is the beating heart of Sicily, a magnetic maze of winding streets and elegant Baroque architecture. At its centre is the awe-inspiring UNESCO World Heritage-listed monastery of San Benedetto, a symbol of the Catania.

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    ‘The Godfather’ Tour (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Cephalonia, Italy

    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’.

    Included Excursion

    Highlights of Cephalonia

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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

    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

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Athens (Piraeus), Greece

    Today you’ll disembark Emerald Azzurra and be 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
  • 7 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
  • Walking tour of Catania
  • Highlights of Cephalonia
  • A guided tour of Delphi

EmeraldPLUS
  • Walking tour of Naples with stop at a 19th-century coffee house for coffee and cake

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

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