Yacht Cruising: Ionian Sea Adventure on Azzura

An idyllic itinerary sailing the Ionian Sea, you’ll transit the Corinth Canal, before sailing onwards to the Greek town of Itea and the sandy coves of Cephalonia. Continue to Giardini Naxos in Italy, explore Amalfi, Sorrento and Capri, before finishing in Civitavecchia (Rome).

Members from: $4,828 P.P Twin ShareNon-members from: $4,838 P.P Twin ShareSolo traveller from: $9,679

  • Type

    Ocean Cruising

  • Destination

    United Kingdom & Europe

  • Cruise Line

    Emerald Cruises

  • Supplier

    Emerald/Evergreen Tours

  • Booking Code


  • Departs

    5 August 2023


  • 7 nights on board Emerald Azzurra

  • Airport transfers to and from the ship

  • The services of an Emerald Cruises Tour Manager

  • Port taxes and charges

  • All tipping and gratuities

  • A guided tour of Delphi

  • Highlights of Cephalonia

  • A walking tour of Taormina

  • Guided tour of Capri

  • Guided tour of Sorrento with gelato presentation and tasting

  • 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


Day 1 - Athens (Piraeus), Greece

Your yacht cruise starts in Athens, where you’ll embark your superyacht.


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

Please book your flight to arrive into Athens prior to 06:00 PM.

Meals Included: Dinner

Day 2 - Transit the Corinth Canal - Itea (Delphi)

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

Day 3 - Cephalonia, Italy

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’.

Included Excursion

Highlights of Cephalonia


Guided hike in Cephalonia

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 - Giardini Naxos, Italy

Giardini Naxos is a gorgeous beach resort, with a resplendent horseshoe bay and seafront lined with bars and restaurants.

Included Excursion

A walking tour of Taormina


Alcantara River Tubing (extra expense)

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 - Amalfi, Italy

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)

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 - Sorrento, Italy

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)

Day 7 - Capri, Italy

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.

Included Excursion

Guided tour of Capri

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8 - Civitavecchia (Rome)

Today you’ll embark and head to the airport for your flight home.


DiscoverMORE City tour of Rome*

Please book your flight to depart out of Rome after 11:00 AM.

*This DiscoverMORE should be pre-booked and is only available in conjunction with pre or post cruise accommodation. For guests not staying at our preferred hotel, own arrangements will need to be made to reach the meeting point of the DiscoverMORE.

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.

Enquire Now


Scottish Isles: Historic Trails and Wilderness

Scottish Isles: Historic Trails and Wilderness

Members from: $11,611 P.P Twin Share

Eastern Greenland and Iceland Expedition

Eastern Greenland and Iceland Expedition

Members from: $14,384 P.P Twin Share


Save up to $250 per person when booking and paying a deposit within twenty-one (21) days of date of online virtual travel showcase session (discount expiry is 21 days after session). Conditions for $250 per person discount: Valid on 2022 or 2023 Europe River Cruises, or Mediterranean & Red Sea yacht cruises. Discount is per person, per booking, maximum of 1 discount per person. Offer can be combined with Future Travel Credits, Earlybird offers, Super Earlybird Offers, Emerald Explorer Members Welcome Home Vouchers and with Member’s Refer a Friend voucher. Offers cannot be combined with expo offers, Information Session offers, Emerald Explorer Member offers published in Emerald Explorer Magazine and dedicated Special Offer emails. Offers are non-transferable and cannot be altered or exchanged for cash, or other goods and services. Any unused portion of the offer will be forfeited. Voucher can only be used once. Once a booking is made including the voucher code, the voucher expires and cannot be reinstated or re-issued. Vouchers presented after the voucher’s 21 day expiry or on tour will not be honoured and the voucher expiration date is final and cannot be extended.