Mediterranean: Star Clipper : Ten Night Venice to Athens
Choose our Venice to Athens cruise and discover lost civilisations aboard the Star Clipper
What Makes Me Mighty Fine
- Wonderful, 10 night cruise from Venice to Athens, exploring ports of call in Croatia, Montenegro and Greece and lounging in the lap of luxury on the stunning, Star Clipper whose old world styling and modern amenities make for the perfect holiday base
- Go snorkelling in the crystal clear waters of Mali Lošinj, Croatia, explore the medieval charms of Hvar and the ancient delights of Dubrovnik
- Sail on one of the few European fjords outside Scandinavia, take a trip to the ruins of ancient Olympia from Katakolon and discover the volcanic charms of Santorini
- Meet the resident Pelicans and enjoy the vibrant atmosphere of colourful Mykonos
- Enjoy a wide range of watersports from the deck of the Star Clipper
- Extend your break with additional nights in Athens at the end of your cruise
Spend 10 glorious nights onboard the fabulous Star Clipper when you take this dream Venice to Athens Cruise. As the bright white sails of this beautiful tall ship billow in the breeze, the vessel sails gracefully over the sparkling waves of the eastern Mediterranean on its way from Venice to Athens. Visit Croatia, Montenegro and several charming Greek Islands along the way, and uncover the secrets of their historic past. Stunning architecture gleams in the summer sunshine and narrow winding streets entice you into the heart of the towns. When you go ashore on the Venice to Athens cruise, find a sandy beach and perhaps go snorkelling in the clear waters, or delve into the treasures of the local museums to reveal the secrets of times gone by.
Star Clipper will be your home throughout the Venice to Athens cruise. The cabins are spacious and elegantly decorated, combining traditional maritime décor with all the modern amenities you would expect from a hotel. On board the Venice to Athens cruise ship there are two bars, one indoor and one outdoor, a grand restaurant that serves delectable gourmet cuisine, two swimming pools and an old fashioned library with an open fireplace. You will find the crew on your voyage extremely attentive and professional, offering unrivalled standards of service and catering for your every need.
Read on to learn about the ports of call we visit on the Venice to Athens cruise.
Looking for more of an Italian focus, the chance to round the boot of Italy and take in Rome? Our Rome to Venice cruise is the perfect option.
Day 1 - Venice
If you have time before setting sail on your Venice to Athens cruise, explore some of Venice’s treasures. St Mark’s Square is spectacular and the legendary Grand Canal is a breathtaking sight. Star Clipper will be awaiting your arrival in the harbour, ready to take you on an amazing journey to Athens. There's no better way to leave Venice than on a stylish tall ship with a cocktail in your hand and your loved ones at your side.Meals included:Dinner
Day 2 - Mali Lošinj, Croatia
Hundreds of beautiful islands speckle the coastline of Croatia, none more beautiful than Lošinj - the first port of call on the Venice to Athens cruise. We dock at Mali Lošinj, a small town on the eastern side of the island. Have a swim in the crystal clear waters which are ideal for snorkelling, or take a stroll along the seafront in the sunshine, soaking up the beautiful views.Meals included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3 - Hvar, Croatia
The Croatian island of Hvar is fast becoming a favourite with holidaymakers the world over. When you arrive here on the Venice to Athens cruise, you will be greeted by views of beautiful hills covered in vineyards. Wander the medieval streets of the town, and admire the enormous Trg Sveti Stjepana square, one of the largest you will see on your Venice to Athens cruise.Meals included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4 - Dubrovnik, Croatia
Enjoy the breathtaking view as hundreds of red roofs and impressive city walls come into view on your arrival in Dubrovnik. One of the real highlights of your Venice to Athens cruise, the city it is best seen by taking the cable car to the top of a nearby mountain. You can also take a gentle stroll around the city walls and enjoy photograph opportunities aplenty.Meals included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5 - Kotor, Montenegro
This morning, Star Clipper sails up the impressive Boka Fjord to the historic town of Kotor. It is unusual to see a European fjord such as this outside of Scandinavia, so this leg of the Venice to Athens cruise is a real treat. Explore the town and enjoy the Venetian influence in its intriguing architecture.Meals included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6 - Corfu, Greece
The second largest of the Greek Islands is Corfu - today's port of call on your Venice to Athens cruise. This lush, fertile island is covered in sleepy olive groves and towering cypress trees. No visit here would be complete without sampling some of the delicious Greek cuisine in one of the authentic tavernas. Afterwards, find a secluded beach and bathe in the warm, turquoise waters.Meals included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7 - Katakolon, Greece
Today you'll arrive at the port of Katakolon, this small and quiet town offers ample opportunity to relax as you soak up the Greek culture. With cafes, beaches and attractions like the museum and lighthouse, there's plenty of places to see in the town. The area's most popular attraction, however, is Olympia. Travel here and discover the remains of the ancient Olympic Stadium, which held an astonishing 40,000 people.
Whatever your ideal day in Greece, Katakolon has something for you.Meals included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 8 - At Sea
Enjoy a break from exploring and spend day seven of the Venice to Athens cruise relaxing on board Star Clipper and enjoying her excellent facilities. Soak up the sunshine on the outdoor deck as the ship winds its way through the Greek Islands. With swimming pools, a spa and an old fashioned library, there are plenty of ways to help you unwind as you sail onboard this luxurious ship.Meals included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 9 - Santorini, Greece
The island’s curious crescent shape is attributable to a violent volcanic eruption around 3,600 years ago which created the stunning turquoise lagoon that can be seen here today. Sailing into the harbour on the Venice to Athens cruise, you will see the capital of Fira, a jumble of whitewashed buildings clinging to the cliffs that tower above the lagoon.Meals included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 10 - Mykonos, Greece
This Greek Island is one of the most cosmopolitan islands in Europe, and is a favourite destination for holidaymakers and celebrities. On entering the harbour on the Venice to Athens cruise, the first things you will see are the iconic windmills perched on the hill. Leave your ship and explore the town which has two intriguing museums, the Archaeological Museum and the Maritime Museum.Meals included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 11 - Athens, Greece
Today your Venice to Athens cruise reaches its final destination. Gaze in awe as one of the world’s most ancient cities comes into view. If you have time before your flight home, explore some of the city’s treasures and if you don't want your holiday to end, speak to us about adding extra nights in Athens.Meals included:Breakfast
- 11 days' cruise with accommodation in a Category 4 Cabin (upgrade details on request)
- Access to an on-board watersports programme, including:
- Sunfish sailing
- Meals as per the itinerary
- International flights (these can be arranged for you at a supplement)
- Transfers (these can be arranged for you at a supplement)
- Optional excursions (these can be arranged for you at a supplement)
- Travel Insurance (this can, however, be arranged for you. Simply speak to our travel team for a competitive quote for comprehensive cover)
Please call our friendly advisors on 0333 800 2033 for pricing on this holiday.
- the itinerary may change due to weather conditions.