An idyllic itinerary sailing the Ionian Sea, you’ll transit the Corinth Canal, before cruising onwards to the Greek town of Itea and the sandy coves of Cephalonia. From there, you’ll continue to Catania on the Sicilian east coast, before exploring the vibrant streets of Naples and concluding in the Roman port city of Civitavecchia.
Emerald Cruises brings our award-winning reputation and service to the world’s oceans and coastlines, as we introduce 5-Star Luxury yacht cruising on our brand new, innovative superyacht, Emerald Sakara. Custom-designed to allow unique access to the fascinating ports and harbours only small yachts can reach.
Reaching an impressive 110 metres in length, our spectacular super yacht will exceed your ocean cruising expectations. And with an intimate 100 guests on board there’s an abundance of space throughout all areas of your yacht.
- 7 nights yacht cruise aboard Emerald Sakara
- Airport transfers to and from the ship
- 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
- The services of an Emerald Cruises Tour Manager
- Port taxes and charges
- All tipping and gratuities
- Included Excursions
– Guided tour of Capri
– Walking tour of Taormina
– Highlights of Cephalonia
– A guided tour of Delphi
– Guided tour of Sorrento with gelato presentation and tasting
– Guided hike in Cephalonia
|September 6 or 27, 2024||Cruise Only||Pay in Full (10% off)|
|Taxes & Fees||$530||$530|
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September 7-14, 2024 (this itinerary)
September 28-Oct 5, 2024 (reverse itinerary)
Day 1 Sat, 07 Sep Civitavecchia (Rome) (D)
Your cruise starts in Civitavecchia, where you’ll embark your superyacht.
Please book your flight to arrive into Rome prior to 02:00 PM.
Day 2 Sun, 08 Sep Capri (B,L,D)
An island in Italy’s Bay of Naples, Capri is synonymous for stunning natural beauty. Turquoise water and beautiful coves dot the dramatic coastline, and high-end hotels, shopping and cuisine attract the rich and famous as they dock in the beautiful Marina Grande.
Guided tour of Capri
Day 3 Mon, 09 Sep Sorrento (B,L,D)
A quaint resort credited with inspiring the works of Charles Dickens and Leo Tolstoy, Sorrento provides a romantic introduction to the Amalfi Coast. The historic town has spectacular views over the Bay of Naples, and its maze of cobbled streets is punctuated with cosy cafes.
Guided tour of Sorrento with gelato presentation and tasting
Guided tour of UNESCO World Heritage-listed Pompeii (extra expense, must be pre-booked)
Day 4 Tue, 10 Sep Amalfi (B,L,D)
Sitting in the foothills of Mount Cerreto, the ambient setting of Amalfi is a pleasant collection of piazzas and waterfront restaurants. Despite its diminutive size, this town was once a maritime powerhouse.
Amalfi Coast by kayak (extra expense)
Gems of the Amalfi Coast (extra expense)
Day 5 Wed, 11 Sep Giardini Naxos (B,L,D)
Giardini Naxos is a gorgeous beach resort, with a resplendent horseshoe bay and seafront lined with bars and restaurants.
A walking tour of Taormina
Alcantara River Tubing (extra expense)
Day 6 Thu, 12 Sep Cephalonia, Greece (B,L,D)
Cephalonia is the largest of the Ionian Islands and arguably the most beautiful. The island was also made famous when it is featured in the Hollywood movie ‘Captain Corelli’s Mandolin’.
Highlights of Cephalonia
Guided hike in Cephalonia
Day 7 Fri, 13 Sep Itea (Delphi)- Transit the Corinth Canal (B,L,D)
Surrounded by rolling hills covered in olive trees, the waterfront town of Itea is close to the archaeological site of Delphi. Witness the impressive engineering feat of the Corinth Canal, a key navigational route for over 2,000 years.
A guided tour of Delphi
Day 8 Sat, 14 Sep Athens (Piraeus), Greece (B)
Your time aboard your superyacht comes to an end in the city of Athens. After bidding farewell to the crew and your fellow passengers, you will be transferred to the airport for your return flight home.
Please book your flight to depart out of Athens after 12:00 PM.
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.