The Adriatic & Greece

From Athens to Dubrovnik & reverse
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Adriatic & Greece

Travel Period

04 June 2021 - 13 Aug 2021

From (Port)

Athens to Dubrovnik

Duration

8 days

Price

From 2100 € per person

General Info

Embark on a voyage discovering the Adriatic and Ionian Seas from Athens to Dubrovnik or in reverse. Corfu, Ithaca, Kefalonia and Paxi: Greece's Ionian Islands. Saranda and the UNESCO Site of Butrint in Albania. Budva and world-famous Kotor in Montenegro. 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.

At a Glance

Variety Cruise At a Glance
  • Day 1 | Friday: Athens - Corinth Canal Crossing, Greece
  • Day 2 | Saturday: Kefalonia - Ithaca, Greece ☽
  • Day 3 | Sunday: Antipaxi - Paxi, Greece ☽
  • Day 4 | Monday: Corfu, Greece ☽
  • Day 5 | Tuesday: Saranda, Albania
  • Day 6 | Wednesday: Budva - Kotor, Montenegro ☽
  • Day 7 | Thursday: Kotor, Montenegro - Dubrovnik, Croatia ☽
  • Day 8 | Friday: Dubrovnik, Croatia

Day by Day

Variety Day
Day 1 | Friday

Athens - Corinth Canal Crossing, Greece

Embarkation between 2 and 3 pm. Departure at 3:30 pm towards the Corinthian gulf and late afternoon crossing of the Corinth Canal. Enjoy a welcome drink and meet your crew and fellow passengers. Welcome dinner and overnight at sea towards the island of Kefalonia, Greece.
Variety Day
Day 2 | Saturday

Kefalonia - Ithaca, Greece ☽

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. Enjoy a refreshing swim stop and a BBQ lunch on board. 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. Overnight in port.
Variety Day
Day 3 | Sunday

Antipaxi - Paxi, Greece ☽

Early morning sailing to Antipaxi, the smallest of the Ionian Islands, for a refreshing swim stop. The island boasts a dense forest of mastic, pine, myrtle and cypress trees interspersed with grapevines. Midday arrival, swim stop and a BBQ lunch on board. Late afternoon arrival in nearby Paxi, an off-the-beaten track island with fjord-shaped beaches and port, covered with olive groves. Afternoon at leisure and overnight in port.
Variety Day
Day 4 | Monday

Corfu, Greece ☽

Early morning sailing to 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, or optional scenic tour through the lush Corfiot countryside and old high hill villages. Overnight in port.
Variety Day
Day 5 | Tuesday

Saranda, Albania

Early morning sailing and 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 lunch on board and a swim-stop on the way. Overnight at sea to Budva, Montenegro.
Variety Day
Day 6 | Wednesday

Budva - Kotor, Montenegro ☽

Morning arrival at the well-preserved medieval town of Budva. After breakfast, enjoy an optional sightseeing excursion to Old Budva. Explore Budva’s vast cultural heritage and Venetian architecture. Late afternoon departure to Kotor, Montenegro. Navigation in the Bay of Kotor, the deepest natural fjord in the Mediterranean. Overnight in port.
Variety Day
Day 7 | Thursday

Kotor, Montenegro - Dubrovnik, Croatia ☽

Join the optional morning excursion to the well-preserved, fortified medieval Old Town. Afternoon sailing and evening arrival to Dubrovnik, Croatia. Overnight in port.
Variety Day
Day 8 | Friday

Dubrovnik, Croatia

Disembarkation at 8-9 am after breakfast.
  • Day 1 | Friday

    Athens - Corinth Canal Crossing, Greece

    Embarkation between 2 and 3 pm. Departure at 3:30 pm towards the Corinthian gulf and late afternoon crossing of the Corinth Canal. Enjoy a welcome drink and meet your crew and fellow passengers. Welcome dinner and overnight at sea towards the island of Kefalonia, Greece.
  • Day 2 | Saturday

    Kefalonia - Ithaca, Greece ☽

    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. Enjoy a refreshing swim stop and a BBQ lunch on board. 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. Overnight in port.
  • Day 3 | Sunday

    Antipaxi - Paxi, Greece ☽

    Early morning sailing to Antipaxi, the smallest of the Ionian Islands, for a refreshing swim stop. The island boasts a dense forest of mastic, pine, myrtle and cypress trees interspersed with grapevines. Midday arrival, swim stop and a BBQ lunch on board. Late afternoon arrival in nearby Paxi, an off-the-beaten track island with fjord-shaped beaches and port, covered with olive groves. Afternoon at leisure and overnight in port.
  • Day 4 | Monday

    Corfu, Greece ☽

    Early morning sailing to 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, or optional scenic tour through the lush Corfiot countryside and old high hill villages. Overnight in port.
  • Day 5 | Tuesday

    Saranda, Albania

    Early morning sailing and 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 lunch on board and a swim-stop on the way. Overnight at sea to Budva, Montenegro.
  • Day 6 | Wednesday

    Budva - Kotor, Montenegro ☽

    Morning arrival at the well-preserved medieval town of Budva. After breakfast, enjoy an optional sightseeing excursion to Old Budva. Explore Budva’s vast cultural heritage and Venetian architecture. Late afternoon departure to Kotor, Montenegro. Navigation in the Bay of Kotor, the deepest natural fjord in the Mediterranean. Overnight in port.
  • Day 7 | Thursday

    Kotor, Montenegro - Dubrovnik, Croatia ☽

    Join the optional morning excursion to the well-preserved, fortified medieval Old Town. Afternoon sailing and evening arrival to Dubrovnik, Croatia. Overnight in port.
  • Day 8 | Friday

    Dubrovnik, Croatia

    Disembarkation at 8-9 am after breakfast.

Dates & Prices

What is Included

Cruise fares mentioned are per person in double occupancy and exclude Port Charges.
*Offer Rate: Terms & Conditions apply for  Early Bird Offers & Special Offers. For more information please visit the Special Offers section.

Date Category C Category B Category A Category P Port Charges
04 June 2021 € 2100 € 2250 € 3100 € 3250 € 360
18 June 2021 € 2100 € 2250 € 3100 € 3250 € 360
16 July 2021 € 2100 € 2250 € 3100 € 3250 € 360
30 July 2021 € 2100 € 2250 € 3100 € 3250 € 360
13 Aug 2021 € 2100 € 2250 € 3100 € 3250 € 360
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Highlights

Corinth Canal Crossing, Greece


Transit the amazing engineering feat that is the Corinth Canal, cut though solid rock in the 1880’s to join the Gulf of Corinth with the Aegean Sea. Under Periander in the 6th century BC, the ancients cut out a slipway that allowed ships to be dragged overland. The canal finally opened in 1893 after 11 years of digging.

Butrint: UNESCO World Heritage Site


From the charming town of Saranda, boasting the most attractive waterfront on the Albanian Riviera, join the optional excursion to the nearby UNESCO Site of Butrint. Inhabited since prehistoric times, Butrint has been the site of a Greek colony, a Roman city and a bishopric.

Taste local delicacies at a remote family vineyard estate, Corfu


In Corfu, you will have the option to tour the impressive historic centre declared UNESCO World Heritage site, or to take a scenic tour through the lush countryside and old high hill villages and visit a remote family vineyard estate with local delicacies tasting!

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