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Ionian Odyssey

From quaint villages to pristine beaches, each destination promises a unique encounter on this 9-night megayacht cruise and stay holiday

Fly Cruise
9 nights from £2046pp

Megayacht Holiday
Kefalonia
Athens
Corinth Canal
Corfu Town

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50% discount or no single supplement on cruise price on 28 Jun sailing! T&Cs apply

20% discount or no single supplement on cruise price on 21 Jun; 12, 29 July; 9, 16 August sailings! T&Cs apply

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Ionian Odyssey Special Offer

Join us on an island-hopping voyage of discovery through the Aegean and Ionian Sea. Begin with a 2-night stay in the Plaka area of Athens, befpre embarking on a captivating Ionian Odyssey Cruise departing from Athens, immersing you in the enchanting beauty of the Greek islands.

Traverse the iconic Corinth Canal and set sail to explore the hidden gems of Kefalonia, Corfu, Paxos, and Antipaxos. Our small boat adventure on board 21 cabin Harmony G ensures an intimate and authentic experience. Delight in the simplicity of a half-board arrangement, allowing you to savour local flavours and culinary delights as you embrace the laid-back charm of the Ionian Sea.

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Ionian Odyssey Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Athens (Greece)

Travel to Athens, where you'll be greeted at the airport and transferred to the Royal Olympic hotel for a luxurious 2-night stay. Recently renovated 5-star 'Art Hotel,' it offers an extravagant experience with sumptuous public areas and elegant rooms—ideal for those seeking a lavish stay in Athens.

Day 2 - Athens

Discover Athens at your own pace or opt for a guided tour. Within a stroll, explore iconic sites like the Roman Agora, Syntagma, Hadrian’s Arch, and the Acropolis. Ideal for early exploration, access hidden gems, shops, and local eateries, ensuring a fulfilling day with a short walk back to comfort.

Day 3 - Athens - Corinth Canal

Start your day with breakfast at your hotel, followed by a morning of exploration. In the afternoon, transfer to the M/Y Harmony G for embarkation, where you'll meet fellow passengers and cruise through the Corinth Canal toward Kefalonia.

Day 4 - Sami - Kefalonia

Awaken in the serene Antisamos, a secluded bay near Sami. Delight in a morning swim and onboard lunch. Explore Sami, famed for "Captain Corelli’s Mandolin," or venture to Melissani Cave, Karavomilos Lake, or Drogarati cave. Tailor your dinner experience. Early next morning, set sail for Antipaxos.

Day 5 - Antipaxos - Paxos

Explore Paxos' natural allure. Enjoy a swim at Antipaxos' gorgeous beach and savor an onboard BBQ. Cruise to Gaios, the main town of Paxos, for an enchanting evening experiencing local cuisine and nightlife. Post-midnight, embark on a sail to Corfu.

Day 6 - Corfu

Discover Corfu's Old Town, woven with narrow streets echoing its rich history. Spend a leisurely day or opt for an optional excursion. Experience a Greek Night celebration onboard. Post-midnight, set sail for Meganisi and Ithaca

Day 7 - Meganisi - Ithaca - Vathi

Start your day in the peaceful ambiance of Meganisi for a refreshing swim or a leisurely breakfast. Enjoy a Greek BBQ lunch before sailing to Vathi, the capital of Ithaca. Take a waterfront stroll and select a taverna for dinner. Overnight in Vathi.

Day 8 - Messolonghi

Embark on an early journey to Messolonghi, with a swim stop en route. After lunch, discover Messolonghi's lagoon and enchanting old town. Delight in dinner at a local taverna. In the late evening, set sail for the Corinth Canal.

Day 9 - Corinth Canal - Agistri - Aegina

Morning passage through the Corinth Canal. Arrive at Agistri for a final swim. Enjoy lunch onboard and explore Aegina or opt for an optional excursion. Conclude the journey with the Captain's Farewell Dinner before returning to Marina Zea.

Day 10 - Athens

Begin the day with an early onboard breakfast at 8:30. After disembarkation, bid farewell to new friends and transfer to Athens airport for your return flight to the UK.

The Captain reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.

Price Includes

  • Flights from London Heathrow, London Gatwick, London Luton, London Stansted, Manchester or Bristol.
  • All local transfers.
  • 2 nights at Royal Olympic hotel on a bed and breakfast basis.
  • Accommodation on board M/Y Harmony G for 7 nights in your chosen grade of cabin with private SH/WC & air conditioning, mini fridge and flat screen TV with complimentary movies.
  • Half-board: Buffet breakfast and one main meal daily, including a Welcome Cocktail, a local themed party evening , fun BBQ on the beach or on deck (weather permitting) and Captain’s Dinner.
  • Regular (filter) coffee, tea and drinking water free all day, plus abundant fresh fruit.
  • Use of fishing and snorkelling equipment, sea kayak and stand up paddle boards (subject to availability).
  • Professional English speaking Cruise Director.
  • Port charges.

Price Does Not Include

  • Beverages, except regular (filter) coffee, tea and drinking water.
  • Shore excursions on the islands or other land arrangements.
  • Crew gratuities (optional – recommended amount EUR 10 – 14 per passenger per day.)
  • Passenger personal expenses.
  • Wi-Fi (available at charge)
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2024 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • June
    • Jun 19th - Athens and back - Sailing on: Harmony G From: £2862
      Category C Twin size beds or Queen size beds Category B Twin size beds Category A Twin size beds Category P Queen size beds
      Blue Water Price from: £2862 Blue Water Price from: £3254 Blue Water Price from: £3527 Blue Water Price from: £3841
    • Jun 26th - Athens and back - Sailing on: Harmony G From: £2880
      Category C Twin size beds or Queen size beds Category B Twin size beds Category A Twin size beds Category P Queen size beds
      Blue Water Price from: £2880 Blue Water Price from: £3271 Blue Water Price from: £3545 Blue Water Price from: £3859
  • July
    • Jul 10th - Athens and back - Sailing on: Harmony G From: £2906
      Category C Twin size beds or Queen size beds Category B Twin size beds Category A Twin size beds Category P Queen size beds
      Blue Water Price from: £2906 Blue Water Price from: £3298 Blue Water Price from: £3571 Blue Water Price from: £3885
    • Jul 17th - Athens and back - Sailing on: Harmony G From: £2880
      Category C Twin size beds or Queen size beds Category B Twin size beds Category A Twin size beds Category P Queen size beds
      Blue Water Price from: £2880 Blue Water Price from: £3271 Blue Water Price from: £3545 Blue Water Price from: £3859
  • August
    • Aug 24th - Athens and back - Sailing on: Harmony G From: £2819
      Category C Twin size beds or Queen size beds Category B Twin size beds Category A Twin size beds Category P Queen size beds
      Blue Water Price from: £2819 Blue Water Price from: £3211 Blue Water Price from: £3484 Blue Water Price from: £3798

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