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Amalfi Coast to Sicily and Greece

Explore picturesque Palmarola and beautiful Sorrento on the stunning Amalfi Coast, discover historic Syracuse on Sicily and visit the picture-postcard Greek islands of Elafonisos and Hydra on this unique sailing cruise on Star Flyer

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9 nights

Sailing Holiday
  • Amalfi Coast
  • Ponza, Italy
  • Palermo Cathedral, Italy
  • Sorrento, Italy
  • Hydra, Greece

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Join authentic tall ship Star Flyer in Civitavecchia, gateway to ancient Rome, for a relaxing voyage along the beautiful Amalfi Coast and on to Sicily and the Greek Islands.

Admire breathtaking views from the tranquil island of Ponza and discover the natural grottoes of picturesque Palmarola, before cruising to idyllic Sorrento, overlooking the Bay of Naples.

Lipari is the largest of the volcanic Aeolian Islands and home to an impressive cliff-top citadel, while Syracuse offers a labyrinth of medieval lanes and ancient Greek ruins. Continue to the Greek town of Pilos, gateway to the Mycenean Palace of Nestor, and explore the rarely-visited island of Elafonisos and quaint Hydra.

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Amalfi Coast to Sicily and Greece Itinerary

Day 1 - Civitavecchia (Italy)

Embark Star Flyer in Civitavecchia, the port for Rome.

Day 2 - Ponza - Palmarola

The island of Ponza has a beautiful coastline with rocky coves and cliffs which are rich in the precious mineral white betonite, sandy beaches and crystal clear water. It is also home to some excellent restaurants and has its own wine producing region. See the unique the character of the island which has one main road snaking up from the port to the north of the island, giving fantastic panoramic views. Continue to Palmarola, a beautiful island with natural grottos.

Day 3 - Sorrento

Sorrento is perched above the sea overlooking the Bay of Naples. Sample the locally-produced liquor, Limoncello at one of the cafes on Piazza Tasso, or perhaps take the Circumvesuviana train to nearby Pompeii.

Day 4 - Lipari

Lipari is the largest of the volcanic Aeolian Islands. Explore the cliff-top citadel and take refreshments along Vittorio Emanuele Street or perhaps hire a bicycle to discover more of the island. The little fishing town of Porticello and its beach are popular with locals, or for stunning views of the archipelago, follow the trail to Terme di San Calogero.

Day 5 - Syracuse (Sicily, Italy)

Syracuse’s timeless beauty is a delight to behold; a labyrinth of medieval lanes leads to the sparkling blue sea and ancient Greek ruins rising from fragrant lemon orchards are a window into the fascinating history of the Mediterranean.

Day 6 - At sea

Relax on board Star Flyer during a day at sea.

Day 7 - Pilos (Greece)

Picturesque Pilos has a huge natural harbour surrounded by pine-covered hills. Perhaps visit the Mycenean Palace of Nestor and the archaeological museum in nearby Chora, or take a boat trip to the lighthouse at the entrance of the bay of Navarino.

Day 8 - Elafonisos

The beautiful Greek island of Elafonisos in the southern Peloponnese has stunning beaches and a cedar forest spread across sand dunes. Elafonisos is the perfect place to relax and unwind and sample delicious local cuisine.

Day 9 - Hydra

This interesting island has no roads or vehicles, a wild and sparsely populated interior and magnificent mansions, some open to visitors, and built by shipowners in the 18th century. Walk along steep donkey trails, visit one of the many monasteries, and soak in the atmosphere which attracts artists to make their homes here.

Day 10 - Piraeus

Disembark Star Flyer in Piraeus, the port for Athens.

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 9-nights full board accommodation on Star Flyer in chosen cabin category

Price Does Not Include

  • Flights and transfers - please contact us for a quote
  • Port Charges
  • Optional excursions
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