Cruises & Cabin Charter/Small ships cruises

The Adriatic Sea and Greece

...aboard the 17 cabin mega yacht Callisto

8-day cruises | Fridays – From Athens, Greece to Dubrovnik, Croatia, or reverse

Athens - Dubrovnik:

ATHENS - CORINTH CANAL CROSSING – KEFALONIA – ITHACA – ANTIPAXI - PAXI – CORFU – SARANDA/BUTRINT – BUDVA – KOTOR  – DUBROVNIK

Dubrovnik - Athens:

DUBROVNIK - KOTOR - BUDVA - SARANDA / BUTRINT - CORFU - PAXI - ITHACA - KEFALONIA - CORINTH CANAL - AEGINA - ATHENS

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

Highlights

Butrint: UNESCO World Heritage Site


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.

Taste local delicacies at a remote family vineyard estate, Corfu


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.

Corinth Canal Crossing, Greece


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! 



FROM ATHENS GREECE to DUBROVNIK, CROATIA (ONE WAY CRUISE)

The Parthenon, Acropolis, Athens

2021 Sailing dates:
4, 18 June
2, 16, 30 July
13, 27 August

Day 1 ~ Friday

Athens, marina Zea - Corinth Canal Crossing
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.

Day 2 ~ Saturday

Kefalonia - Ithaca
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.

Day 3 ~ Sunday

Anti-Paxi - Paxi
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 Island
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 ~ Sunday

Dubrovnik, Croatia

Disembarkation after breakfast, 9 a.m.

 

FROM DUBROVNIK, CROATIA to ATHENS GREECE (ONE WAY CRUISE)

Dubrovnik, Croatia

2021 Sailing dates:
11 June
9, 23 July
20 August

 

Day 1 ~ Friday

Dubrovnik, Croatia - Kotor, Montenegro
Embarkation between 2 and 3 pm. Departure at 4 pm towards Kotor. Enjoy a welcome drink and meet your crew and fellow passengers. Navigation in the Bay of Kotor, the deepest natural fjord in the Mediterranean. Welcome dinner and overnight in port.

 

Day 2 ~ Saturday

Kotor - Budva, Montenegro
Join the optional morning excursion to the well-preserved, fortified medieval Old Town. Lunch on board and sailing towards Budva. Afternoon arrival at the well-preserved medieval town of Budva. Enjoy an optional sightseeing excursion to Old Budva. Explore Budva’s vast cultural heritage and Venetian architecture. Dinner and sailing to Saranda, Albania. Overnight at sea.

 

Day 3 ~ Sunday

Saranda, Albania - Corfu, Greece
Early afternoon 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 dinner and sail towards Corfu, Greece. Late evening arrival at Corfu. Overnight in port.

Day 4 ~ Monday

Corfu - Paxi, Greece
Explore 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. Lunch on board and sailing to Paxi island, with a swim stop on the way. Evening arrival at Paxi, an off-the-beaten track island with fjord shaped beaches and port, and covered with olive groves. Evening at leisure and overnight in port.

Day 5 ~ Tuesday

Paxi - Kefalonia, Greece
Midday arrival in Sami port of Kefalonia. Lunch on board and afternoon 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. Overnight in Sami port.

Day 6 ~ Wednesday

Kefalonia - Ithaca, Greece
Morning sailing to Ithaca. Enjoy a refreshing swim stop and a BBQ lunch on board. Early 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. Afternoon at leisure to explore the island’s quaint port and cobblestone streets. Return on board for dinner and sail towards the Corinthian Gulf. Overnight at sea.

Day 7 ~ Thursday

Corinth Canal crossing - Aegina, Greece
This morning we cross the Corinth Canal, one of the most important projects of modern Greece, which played a catalytic role for the Mediterranean trade. Enjoy a BBQ Lunch and swim-stop on the way to Aegina island. Early afternoon arrival at Aegina, a charming island in the Saronic Gulf. Afternoon at leisure to explore the well-preserved columns of the Temple of Aphaia, an ancient temple predating the Parthenon, or to stroll through mediaeval Aegina and taste local freshly roasted pistachios. Late evening sailing to Athens. After midnight, we arrive at Marina Zea, Athens.

Day 8 ~ Sunday

Marina Zea, Athens
Disembarkation after breakfast, 9 a.m.

 

m/y Callisto 

The Callisto is a 50 m / 164 ft mega yacht which complies with the latest SOLAS regulations for international cruises. Her state of the art twin stabilizers allow for safe and comfortable cruising. Launched in 2000, she was fully refitted in 2016. She accommodates up to 34 passengers in 17 twin or double cabins and is maintained and serviced by 17 professional crew members. m/y Callisto is of the "boutique" category of cruiser, and offers the highest standard of accommodation, comfort and safety. 

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2021 CRUISE FARES PER PERSON DOUBLE OCCUPANCY

CAT Cabins Euro USD
C Lower deck Twin bed cabins €2100 $2390
B Lower deck Twin bed cabins €2250 $2590
A Main deck Twin or double bed cabins

€3100

$3590
P Main deck Twin or double bed cabins €3250 $3690
Single Supplement CAT C & B cabins
CAT A & P cabins
+50%
+75%
3rd Person Valid for Category B & C only 30% discount
Children 7-10 years old in triple cabin w/2 adults Valid for Category B only 50% discount
Port charges Per person €360 $400

*USD prices for USA and CANADA passport holders on request. Euro prices for rest of the world.

INTRODUCTORY OFFER: 20% OFF ALL RESERVATIONS!

Conditions & Restrictions:

  • Bookings must be secured by paying upon confirmation 25% deposit on cruise fares per passenger
  • Balance - max 60 days before departure
  • All reservations are on request and on first-come-first-served basis
  • THEY DO NOT APPLY FOR ANY EXISTING BOOKINGS!!
  • The offers do not apply a/ for the Owner’s Suite on Variety Voyager programs and b/ for group bookings
  • Port charges are excluded from these discounts
  • Please mention “INTRODUCTORY OFFER” at the moment of your booking. Otherwise, Full Rates will apply
  • Offers cannot be combined with any existing or future offers
  • Introductory Offer is subject to occupancy levels and may be withdrawn at any time
  • For FIT bookings the regular cancellation policy will apply

Children policy/Family offer

  • SINGLE parent with 1 or max. 2 children in same cabin: The parent pays Single cruise fare & children cruise for FREE
  • COUPLE with 1 child sharing the same cabin: No charge for the child up to 10 years old, 50% reduction for the child 11-17 years old
  • COUPLE with 2 or 3 (regardless of age) children: Both cabins will be charged at Single rate (single adult rate)
  • Discounts which only apply for the children (5-17 years old): 25% reduction on all optional excursions

Conditions & Restrictions for the Family offers:

  • They apply for children 5-17 years old
  • They are valid for new bookings only
  • They are on request and on first come-first served basis
  • “Special Family offer” to be mentioned at the time of booking so that the discounted rates will apply for the reservation. Otherwise, Full rates will apply
  • No reduction offered on port taxes which are additional for all participant.
  • They cannot be combined with any existing or future early bird discounts or special offers including Club exclusive offers
  • Standard payment and cancellation policies apply

Cruise fares are per person and week and include

  • Accommodation in double or twin cabins with private SH/WC & air conditioning
  • Full-board: buffet breakfast and two main meals daily, including a Welcome Cocktail, a Greek Night , fun BBQ (weather permitting) and Captain`s Dinner.
  • Regular (filter) coffee, tea and still mineral water free all day.
  • Use of fishing and snorkelling equipment (subject to availability).
  • English-speaking Cruise Escort.

Not included:

  • Beverages (except those mentioned above)
  • Shore excursions on the islands or other land arrangements
  • Crew tips
  • Passenger personal expenses
  • Wi-Fi (available at charge)

Notes:

  • Swim Stops & Beach Barbeques are weather permitting.
  • Itineraries can be changed at the discretion of the cruise operator and of the Vessel`s Captain in case of adverse weather conditions - winds of 6/7 beaufort or more depending on the vessel- or port authorities not allowing a vessel to leave port or in case of other extraordinary conditions. Such itinerary changes do not entitle automatically passengers to any refunds but the cruise company guarantees that passengers are disembarked at the advertised port of disembarkation on time for their flights.
  • The Company reserves the right to substitute the vessel due to breakdown or mechanical failure.

CANCELLATIONS CONDITIONS for New Bookings

A full refund is to be made to passengers in the following events:

  • In the event that Greece is not allowing certain nationalities to travel to Greece due to the Covid-19 situation in their countries or Greece
  • In the event that the Greek Authorities impose a quarantine to certain nationalities flying to Greece.

A Future Cruise Credit Flexibility

  • If the flight is cancelled due to any reason not related to the Covid-19 pandemic (i.e. low participation on flights etc.), then the booking is not refundable.
  • In the event that the country of the passenger impose a quarantine to their nationals returning back home, then no refund is made and instead the passenger will receive a future cruise credit. 

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