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Adriatic Odyssey (Tales of 4 Countries)

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Experience a harmonious balance between conventional cruising and private yachting, along with an exciting voyage of discovery, unravelling the wonders of the Ionian and of the Adriatic Sea. Discover the natural and historical treasures of the Ionian, Croatia, Albania and 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!

Clients Say:

The staff was nothing short of miraculous. I can think of no improvements. It was a 5 star adventure.
F. Redgrave and J. Hunter; Tucson, AZ and Southampton, NJ


Ships: M/Y Callisto

About This Cruise

Itinerary Highlights

Dubrovnik, Croatia; Korcula; Bar, Montenegro; Paxos Island, Greece; Corfu; Saranda, Albania; Kotor, Montenegro

Included:

  • Seven nights accommodation in double or twin cabins with private bathroom with shower & air conditioning
  • Full-board: Buffet breakfast and two meals daily, including a Welcome Cocktail, a local Theme Evening , fun BBQ (weather permitting) and Captain’s Dinner
  • Regular (filter) coffee, tea and drinking water free all day
  • Use of fishing and snorkelling equipment (subject to availability)
  • English-Speaking Cruise Escort

Air Options

While we have no specific air deals on this cruise, please call 1-888-868-6871 if you would like us to assist with your airfare.

Not included:

  • Drinks other than coffee, tea, mineral water. (Cash bar on board. All onboard charges are in Euros.)
  • Shore Excursions
  • Gratuities
  • Laundry
  • Port charges $390/person
  • Transfers to and from the embarkation/disembarkation port
  • Airfare
  • Travel Insurance


Ships: M/Y Callisto

Itinerary

Note: Itinerary is reversed on certain dates.

Day 1 (Sunday): Dubrovnik, Croatia
Embarkation betweem 3 pm and 4 pm. Welcome dinner. Overnight in port.
Day 2 (Monday): Dubrovnik, Croatia – Korcula, Croatia - Budva, Montenegro
Early morning sailing to Korcula, Croatia. Enjoy a refreshing morning swim stop near Korcula, before arriving at Korcula port in the afternoon. Afternoon optional excursion in Korcula Town or in Korcula Town and to LUMBARDA Village for wine tasting. Overnight at sea to Budva, Montenegro.
Day 3 (Tuesday): Budva, Montenegro - Paxos island, Greece
Enjoy a morning swim stop near Budva. Mid day arrival at the well-preserved medieval town of Budva. Afternoon optional sightseeing excursion to Old Budva and to Cetinje, a museum town. Explore Budva’s vast cultural heritage and Venetian architecture. Overnight at sea to Paxos, Greece.
Day 4 (Wednesday): Paxos Island, Greece
Short stop in Corfu for clearance and continue to Paxos. Sail into a nearby bay for a refreshing swim stop and a BBQ lunch on board. This afternoon, arrive in the unique port of Paxos. Overnight in port.
Day 5 (Thursday): Paxos Island, Greece – Corfu, Greece
Early morning sailing to Corfu, the Grand Lady of the Ionian Islands and the greenest island in Greece. All day optional excursions to explore Corfu’s imperial past, the impressive historic centre declared UNESCO World Heritage site and the byzantine churches, or to take a scenic tour through the lush Corfiot countryside and old high hill villages. Overnight in port.
Day 6 (Friday): Corfu, Greece - Saranda, Albania - Kotor, Montenegro
Early morning sailing 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. Afternoon sailing to Kotor, Montenegro.
Day 7 (Saturday): Kotor, Montenegro
Early morning navigation in the Bay of Kotor, the deepest natural fjord in the Mediterranean. Take a refreshing swim in the bay or join the optional excursion to the well-preserved, fortified medieval Old Town. Overnight in port.
Day 8 (Sunday): Kotor, Montenegro - Dubrovnik, Croatia
Early in the morning sailing to Dubrovnik. Arrival 09:00 - Disembarkation at 9 am after breakfast.
Ships: M/Y Callisto

Excursions Adriatic Odyssey (Tales of 4 Countries)
KORCULA Legends & Stories – Croatia
Per person price for 7-15 ppl €45, 16-29 ppl €21, 30+ €12
Walking tour of Korcula Old Town .The walking tour of this magnificent town starts directly from the ship as it will be docked. Our guide will explain why the Old Town of Korčula is a masterwork of architecture and urban planning where everything is built according to a plan. The layout of the town streets reminds of a fishbone in order to take advantage of the different winds to clear the air, something like a natural air conditioning system. Korcula is also known as the birthplace of the famous world traveler Marco Polo whose alleged birth house is right in the heart of the Old Town. Duration approx. 1.5 hrs

BAR: Montenegro in Summer (Budva, Cetinje & St. Stefan)
Per person price for 7-15 ppl €138, 16-29 ppl €90, 30+ €73
Scenic Bus drive along Montenegrin coast, Walking Tour, Beach/Free Time in Budva, Cetinje & St. Stefan Photo Stop. Leaving the town of Bar, we will enjoy the views along the beautiful Montenegrin coastline, beach resorts, towns and countryside. Our professional guide will give us a perspective about the life in Montenegro today, impressive history and the predictions for the future. The road carries you on to Cetinje, a former royal capital of Montenegro, today a museum town. Here you will have a tour of this town of artists and history. On the main square, the former home of the royal family will be visited. After some free time to stroll around, aboard your vehicle/bus for a drive to Budva. Upon arrival to Budva, have a short walk to the Old Town, which lies on a little island that was linked to the land by a sandbar and in time turned into a peninsula. It is surrounded by ramparts originating from the XV century including a medieval fortification system with city gates, defense walls and towers. Inside the walls the town is a combination of narrow streets and little squares with valuable monuments of different Mediterranean cultures that marked its development. Today Budva is a center of tourism and a city of theatre, festivals and celebrations. At the end of the tour, lunch will be organized. On the way back to Bar, stop for a panoramic view over the luxurious St. Stefan island. Once a fishing village on a rock in the sea, is now a modern resort connected to the mainland. The cobble streets, stone houses and rooftops remind us of a nest in which rural construction halted, separate forever from modern civilization. Duration approximately 6.5 hours
Empress Sissy in Mythical Corfu – Greece
Per person price for 7-15 ppl €85, 16-29 ppl €71, 30+ €59
Achilleion Palace, Mouse Island Photo Stop & Corfu town After a 20 minute drive from the port we reach the Achilleion Palace, built by the Empress Elisabeth “Sissy” of Austria in 1891, and later owned by Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany. We will visit its interior halls, the terrace and the gorgeous gardens offering spectacular views over the Ionian Sea. The gardens, full of exotic trees and flowers from around the world are adorned with classical statues as she was very fond of Greek Ancient History and Mythology. The tour continues to Corfu Town with a photo stop at the picturesque Mouse Island, the most photographed subject on the island. Once in the Old Town Quarter right on foot of the Venetian Fortress (14th ct. UNESCO), our guide takes us to the heart of the historic centre. Walk along the most elegant quarters and narrow cobble stone streets, see the old cricket grounds – a tradition left over by the British – and the Royal Palace of St. George & St. Michael, an imposing building built entirely of yellow Maltese. Passing by the arcades of the Liston Piazza, built by the French– we reach the heart of the old town to visit the 300-year old Church of Saint Spiridon with its priceless collection of icons and gifts. Exploring the old colorful flee-market we will cross the old Town Hall to reach the busy shopping district for some free time to stroll around until returning back to the ship. Duration approximately 4 hours
CORFU – Views and Tastes of Odysseus
Per person price for 7-15 ppl €92, 16-29 ppl €76, 30+ €71
Scenic Island tour including Paleokastritsa Monastery, Beach Time & the local delicacies tasting at a family vineyard estate. Our coach will take us through the lush Corfiot countryside heading to the west coast towards Paleokastritsa village. According to the legend this was the location where Odysseus met Nausica after his shipwreck. Enjoy beautiful views en route as centuries-old olive groves, picturesque villages and the many sandy bays and coves with incredibly turquoise water. Have time at leisure in the village or visit the Monastery of Virgin Mary, founded in 1228, located on a cliff with unrivalled views and inhabited by monks (dress code for Monastery visit). Right at the bottom of Paleokastritsa, there are two fantastic beaches where we will stop for some relaxing beach time. The tour will continue through old high hill villages towards the centre of the island passing fertile valleys, Cypress and lemon trees, until we reach the idyllic location of a family farm estate. The owners produce authentic gourmet products, wine, olive oil, over 30 different herbs and spices. After a warm welcome with a seasonal home made drink we will hear about the history and traditional practices, the local wild flora and the culinary culture, with a tasting of two wines, olives, home made bread and other unusual local delicacies. Leaving the tranquil settings we will reach Corfu port after a short drive. Duration approximately 4.5 hours
BUTRINT Secrets – Albania
Per person price for 7-15 ppl €45, 16-29 ppl €41, 30+ €38
UNESCO site BUTRINT & short guided walk along SARANDA sea promenade. Butrint, an important port from Hellenistic to Ottoman times, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in south-west Albania. Situated on the Straits of Corfu, and surrounded by a picturesque lagoon, it is one of the most remarkable archaeological sites in the Adriatic Sea region, and a proud owner of remains dating from 6.ct BC. The Greeks, Byzantines, Romans, Venetians, Ottomans and many other wanted to own this little peninsula for its beauty and also strategic position. Following twelve years of archaeological excavations the site and its museum make it an exceptionally attractive place to visit. Our guide will take us on a short walk along the Saranda promenade before returning back onboard.Duration approximately 3.5 hours


Delicious Panorama – Montenegro
Per person price for 7-15 ppl €94, 16-29 ppl €52, 30+ €37
Scenic drive up the national park - Mount Lovcen, with a visit to the cradle of world’s finest prosciuttos – Njegusi village. We depart Kotor and continue along steep slopes to Lovcen Mountain. This is an area of powerful contrasts. To one side tower the cold Montenegrin mountains and opposite them you will find the wealth and mildness of one of the most beautiful bays in the world. We stop in the picturesque Village of Njegusi where we will visit the “smoked” house show room with the presentation of authentic objects from Montenegrin history, and see tasty hams drying from the rooftop, spreading tempting smell of delicious prosciutto.. We will also be offered to have a taste of prosciutto and cheese, homemade bread and wine. Duration approximately 2.5 hours
Kotor - Montenegrin Hidden Gem – Montenegro
Per person price for 7-15 ppl €22, 16-29 ppl €18, 30+ €15
Guided walking tour through the UNESCO protected Old Town of Kotor This walking tour is perfect to get to know Kotor's medieval quarter, its bustling market and beautiful Renaissance buildings. The well preserved fortified walls of Kotor were built by a Venetian in 1420 and continued being strengthened until the 18th ct. Enclosing the whole Old town, the 5 km long walls formed an unique fortification project which could resist attacks from the sea for months and survive long sieges. Our tour includes a visit to Cathedral of St. Tryphon which was constructed in 1166 and built on the remains of a former temple from the 9th ct. We will see the remains from 14th ct frescos and the valuable treasury with both local and Venetian golden works (14th- 20th ct). After the sightseeing tour you can walk back to the pier or enjoy free time on your own.
Views over DUBROVNIK now and then - Croatia
Per person price for 7-15 ppl €95, 16-29 ppl €62, 30+ €46
Cable Car to the Dubrovnik View point & Guided city walk. Departing the ship by bus toward the newly open Cable Car Station situated in vicinity of the Old Town of Dubrovnik. Upon arrival to the Cable Car Station you will proceed with a cable car to a panoramic view of Dubrovnik from the surrounding hill. From here you will be offered a bird’s – eye view of the greatness of the entire city and surroundings of the centuries – old Dubrovnik rooftops which you will never forget. Upon return to the main Station the tour guide will lead you by foot to the Old Town of Dubrovnik for the walking tour of the old town of Dubrovnik, encircled by its monumental stone ramparts, which have preserved and enhanced Dubrovnik’s spirit of Renaissance. You will be awed by the labyrinth of short, narrow stone streets, the market place, palaces, towers, monasteries and houses, each of which is over 300 years old! The old masters understood how to construct a miraculously harmonious stone city. Dubrovnik was the bridge and diplomatic liaison between the east and west. It has been subject to fires and catastrophic earthquakes, but has always risen again like the “Phoenix” to retain its renown as world – famous treasury of cultural monuments! Duration approx. 4 hours
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Ships: M/Y Callisto

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