Discover the Eastern Mediterranean

15 Days
Athens (Piraeus) to Dubrovnik
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$ 9,170
$ 7,065
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2022 Athens (Piraeus) > Dubrovnik

Sail the waters of the Aegean Sea and explore several Greek, Dodecanese and surrounding islands. From Rhodes, Amorgos and Mykonos, to Bodrum and Kusadasi in Turkey. Explore Greece, visiting Cephalonia, Parga, and the cobblestone streets of Kerkira. Visit Sarande on the Albanian Riviera, and Kotor on Montenegro’s Adriatic Coast. Conclude in the iconic Croatian city of Dubrovnik.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
2D08
Duration:
15 days
Departure City:
Athens (Piraeus)
Return City:
Dubrovnik

15 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Athens (Piraeus), Greece

    Upon your arrival in Athens, you’ll board your spectacular super yacht, Emerald Azzurra, to commence your yacht cruise.

    The Greek capital, Athens was the heart of Ancient Greece, the remnants of which have been beautifully preserved, namely the Acropolis.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Patmos

    In the north of Greece’s Dodecanese islands, the Aegean island of Patmos is known for being sacred as the place where Saint John wrote the Book of Revelation. A wonderful stop for those inspired by nature, architecture, history or, simply, sun-worshippers. 

    Included Excursion

    Walking tour of the old town

    EmeraldACTIVE

    Hike to the Monastery of St. John and cave of the apocalypse

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    Tastes of Patmos Island (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Kusadasi, Turkey

    This beach resort town on Turkey’s west coast dates back to 3000 BC and is now a busy cruise port, with a renowned nightlife. Home to a small, Byzantine castle, the Grand Bazaar selling the wares of numerous merchants and much in the way of monuments to the past.

    Included Excursion

    Excursion Guided tour of Ephesus

    EmeraldACTIVE

    Sightseeing bike tour of Kusadasi and surrounding areas

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    Guided tour of Sirince village (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Bodrum

    Reaching from Turkey’s southwest coast into the Aegean Sea, the stunning twin bays of Bodrum are home to one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus, built between 350 and 353 BC for Mausolus. While being historic, the city is a playground for Turkish and foreign visitors alike, with two contrasting sides, east and west. 

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    Discover one of the ancient wonders of the world: Tomb of Mausolus (extra expense)

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    Guided Scuba diving experience (extra expense)

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    Farmers market visit followed by cooking class to learn how to make local delicacies (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Rhodes, Greece

    The capital of the Dodecanese Islands, Rhodes seemingly has it all. Lush green valleys, golden beaches and archaeological sites. Known as the Island of the Knights, the medieval city is a UNESCO World Heritage site. 

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    Guided tour of Lindos (extra expense)

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    Panoramic Rhodes (extra expense)

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    Guided Scuba diving experience (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Amorgos

    The furthest eastern island of the Cyclades group, Amorgos is a secret, untouched hideaway where unique natural landscapes are dotted with Cycladic architecture, beautiful beaches welcome relaxation and hiking trails awaken the adventurer in you. 

    Included Excursion

    Guided city tour of the old town

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    Highlights of Amorgos (extra expense)

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    Kayaking tour (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Mykonos

    Named after Apollo’s grandson, this cosmopolitan Greek island in the heart of the Cyclades is built on myth and legend. Clear blue skies, renowned beaches and white-wash windmills make it the perfect port stop. 

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    Discover the ancient and modern art of mosaic making (extra expense)

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    Ancient Delos (extra expense)

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    Guided walking tour of Mykonos town with wine tasting (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Athens (Piraeus)

    The Greek capital, Athens was the heart of Ancient Greece, the remnants of which have been beautifully preserved, namely the Acropolis.

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    Athens city tour with visit to the Acropolis (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - 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

  10. Day 10 - 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

  11. Day 11 - 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

  12. Day 12 - 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

  13. Day 13 - 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

  14. Day 14 - 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

  15. Day 15 - Dubrovnik, Croatia

    Your time aboard Emerald Azzurra comes to an end in the city of Dubrovnik. After bidding farewell to the crew and your fellow passengers, you will 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
  • 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
  • Walking tour of Patmos old town
  • Guided tour of Ephesus
  • Guided city tour of Amorgos old town
  • A guided tour of Delphi
  • Guided walking tour of Corfu Town
  • A guided tour of Butrint
  • Walking tour of Kotor

EmeraldPLUS
  • Mussel cooking demonstration and tasting in a local restaurant
  • An exclusive concert in a local church featuring a guitar duo

EmeraldACTIVE
  • Hike to the Monastery of St. John and cave of the apocalypse
  • Sightseeing bike tour of Kusadasi and surrounding areas
  • Guided hike of Kotor’s city walls

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