2021 - The Adriatic & Greece: Dubrovnik to Athens
Embark on a voyage discovering the Adriatic and Ionian Seas from Dubrovnik to Athens or in reverse. Budva and world-famous Kotor in Montenegro. Saranda and the UNESCO Site of Butrint in Albania. Corfu, Ithaca, Kefalonia and Paxi: Greece's Ionian Islands. Each day you will discover a new port of call, a hidden cove with crystal blue waters to cool you, a glimpse of ancient history to amaze you and rich cultural diversity to intrigue you.
Day by Day Itinerary
Day 1 - Friday
Dubrovnik, Croatia - Kotor, Montenegro
Embarkation between 2 and 3 pm. Departure at 4 pm towards Kotor. Enjoy a welcome drink and meet your crew and fellow passengers. Navigation in the Bay of Kotor, the deepest natural fjord in the Mediterranean. Welcome dinner and overnight in port.
Day 2 - Saturday
Kotor - Budva, Montenegro
Join the optional morning excursion to the well-preserved, fortified medieval Old Town. Lunch on board and sailing towards Budva. Afternoon arrival at the well-preserved medieval town of Budva. Enjoy an optional sightseeing excursion to Old Budva. Explore Budva's vast cultural heritage and Venetian architecture. Dinner and sailing to Saranda, Albania. Overnight at sea.
Day 3 - Sunday
Saranda, Albania - Corfu, Greece
Early afternoon arrival to the charming town of Saranda, boasting the most attractive waterfront on the Albanian Riviera. Join the optional excursion to the nearby archaeological site of Butrint, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Return to the ship for dinner and sail towards Corfu, Greece. Late evening arrival at Corfu. Overnight in port.
Day 4 - Monday
Corfu - Paxi, Greece
Explore Corfu, the Grand Lady of the Ionian Islands and the greenest island in Greece. Optional excursion to explore Corfu's imperial past; the impressive historic center declared UNESCO World Heritage site and the byzantine churches. Lunch on board and sailing to Paxi island, with a swim stop on the way. Evening arrival at Paxi, an off-the-beaten track island with fjord shaped beaches and port, and covered with olive groves. Evening at leisure and overnight in port.
Day 5 - Tuesday
Early morning arrival in Sami port of Kefalonia. Morning optional excursion. The island is not only known for Captain Corelli's Mandolin, the 2001 film, but also because of its sheer beauty, its National Park and its stately towns. Early in the afternoon, we sail towards Ithaca. Overnight in port.
Day 6 - Wednesday
Kefalonia - Ithaca, Greece
Morning sailing to Ithaca. Enjoy a refreshing swim stop and a BBQ lunch on board. Early afternoon arrival at Ithaca port of Vathy. Built within this deep-water, fjord-like bay, the capital of the island maintains its charm and its traditional Ionian architecture. This island is the homeland of Homer's Odysseus. Afternoon at leisure to explore the island's quaint port and cobblestone streets. Return on board for dinner and sail towards the Corinthian Gulf. Overnight at sea.
Day 7 - Thursday
Corinth Canal Crossing - Aegina, Greece
This morning we cross the Corinth Canal, one of the most important projects of modern Greece, which played a catalytic role for the Mediterranean trade. Enjoy a BBQ Lunch and swim-stop on the way to Aegina island. Early afternoon arrival at Aegina, a charming island in the Saronic Gulf. Afternoon at leisure to explore the well-preserved columns of the Temple of Aphaia, an ancient temple predating the Parthenon, or to stroll through mediaeval Aegina and taste local freshly roasted pistachios. Late evening sailing to Athens. After midnight, we arrive at Marina Zea, Athens.
Day 8 - Friday
Disembarkation after breakfast at 8:00-9:00 am.
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Port charges, fuel surcharge, travel insurance, transfers, optional air/sea or land programs (unless noted), shore excursions, airport facility charges, taxes/fees, nor do they include items of a personal nature such as alcoholic beverages, soft drinks, gratuities, gift shop purchases, medical services, phone calls, etc. All onboard charges are in Euros.
Port Charges, Fuel Surcharge and Airport Taxes
Port charges and fuel surcharge are in addition to the cruise fares. Payment for port charges must be made at the time the final payment is made.