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Athens (Piraeus) to Venice Email
Voyage Number11528
From DateJul 11, 2015
To DateJul 19, 2015
Duration 8 days
YachtSeaDream I


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Date Ports of Call Arrive Depart
Jul 11, 2015Athens (Piraeus), Greece2 PM - 4 PM (Embarkation)Evening
Jul 12, 2015Hydra, GreeceMorningAfternoon
Jul 12, 2015Corinth Canal (Transit), GreeceEveningEvening
Jul 13, 2015Itea (Delphi), GreeceMorningEvening
Jul 14, 2015Gaios, Paxoi Island, GreeceMorningAfternoon
Jul 15, 2015Kotor, MontenegroMorningOvernight
Jul 16, 2015Dubrovnik, CroatiaMid-DayOvernight
Jul 17, 2015Korcula, CroatiaMorningAfternoon
Jul 17, 2015Hvar, CroatiaEveningOvernight
Jul 18, 2015Hvar, CroatiaAfternoon
Jul 19, 2015Venice, ItalyMorning8 AM - 10 AM (Disembarkation)

Book Today and Save Specials

Class USD
The Owner's Suite $ 13,799
Admiral Suite $ 12,499
Commodore Deck 3 $ 11,499
Commodore Deck 2 $ 9,699
Yacht Club Deck 4 $ 6,999
Yacht Club Deck 3 $ 6,299
Yacht Club Deck 2 $ 5,499
Government, Port, Document Issuance, Handling & Service fees $ 488

"Book Today and Save" fares are capacity controlled and may change without notice. The fares are per person based on double occupancy. Single and third person rates are also available. SeaDream Yacht Club strongly recommends that all guests purchase travel insurance. The Travel Guard Insurance plan can be purchased for 8.75% of the total invoice

Brochure fare

Class USD
The Owners's Suite $ 26,000
Admiral Suite $ 25,250
Commodore Deck 3 $ 21,800
Commodore Deck 2 $ 20,800
Yacht Club Deck 4 $ 11,400
Yacht Club Deck 3 $ 10,900
Yacht Club Deck 2 $ 10,400
Government, Port, Document Issuance, Handling & Service fees $ 488

Single Supplement for this voyage is 200% for Yacht Club Deck 2,3 and 4. For Commodore, Admiral and Owners Suite, a 200% single supplement rate applies.

Port Name Description
Athens is the capital as well as the largest city in Greece. It is one of the world's oldest cities, with its recorded history spanning around 3,400 years. The heritage of the classical era is still evident in the city, represented by a number of ancient monuments and works of art, the most famous of all being the Parthenon. Athens is home to two UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the Acropolis of Athens and the medieval Daphni Monastery. SeaDream will embark guests from the port of Piraeus. Should you desire a private arrangement, transfer, or other local service, please see the Land Adventures tab for our destination specialists information.
There is one main town on Hydra, known simply as "Hydra port". It consists of a crescent-shaped harbor, around which is centered a strand of restaurants, shops, markets, and galleries that cater to tourists and locals (Hydriots). Steep stone streets lead up and outwards from the harbor area. The charm of Hydra town certainly lies in her rich history, beautiful port and waterfront unspoiled by motorized vehicles. The island offers a rugged charm and some spectacular scenes, and makes the perfect place for some self-exploration.
So narrow! So dramatic! You'll understand why SeaDream says "expect the unexpected" as your yacht transits the Corinth Canal. The canal was first completed in the 1893, despite previous attempts from ancient times; the first plans being from 602BC. The Roman emporer Nero actually started construction in 67AD, making the first cut himself with a golden pick. The canal we transit is 6.3 kilometres (3.9 mi) in length. Before the canal, ships sailing between the Aegean and the Adriatic had had to circumnavigate the Peloponnese Peninsula adding about 185 nautical miles to their voyage.
Itea is a small town situated on the north coast of the Gulf of Corinth, 2 km west of Kirra, 8 km southwest of Delphi. The town has a nice beach along with some shops, cafes and restaurants. It allows the closest access to the incredible sight of Delphi which is within the top three archeological attractions in Greece and in 1987 was inscribed as a UNESCO Heritage Site. It is believed the Zeus wanted to find the center of the Earth so he sent two eagles flying from the eastern and western extremities and where they met was Delphi – becoming the “navel/center of the earth”. SeaDream has arranged the very best guides and vehicles from Athens to further enhance this incredible visit. Your guided visit highlights the ancient Sanctuary of Apollo, where Pythia, the celebrated Oracle dwelt, the Temple of Apollo, the Sacred Way, the amphitheater, the best preserved stadium of Greece, and the Castalia Spring, where in ancient days the pilgrims had to wash before they were allowed to consult the Oracle. In the Delphi Museum, see such treasures as the Omphalos, which marked the center of the world, and the magnificent bronze Charioteer, one of the finest pieces surviving from the 5th century BC. After the museum there will be free time to visit the village of Delphi. SeaDream has the option of docking along the small pier in Itea or anchoring off to provide water sports options. This is dependent on availability as well as the amount of guests visiting the archeological site.
Gaios is a charming port town and spreads itself along the waterfront. You can enter Gaios town from a northerly or southerly direction passing two small islands, the first at the mouth of Gaios harbor is called Panayia (Virgin Mary) on which there is a beautiful white monastery. Gaios is the main port on Paxoi, the smallest of the seven principal Ionian Islands (the Heptanese), in Greece. Gaios is situated on the east coast of the island. It is named after a homonymous pupil of Paul the Apostle, who brought Christianity to the island. Depending on the local conditions, the yacht can anchor on the north side or south side of the town and offers water sports in some of the clearest waters imaginable.
Kotor is a coastal town in Montenegro. The old Mediterranean port of Kotor is surrounded by an impressive city wall built by the Republic of Venice and the Venetian influence remains dominant among the architectural influences. In 1979 the Bay of Kotor, City of Kotor and the surrounding territory have been listed in the UNESCO Heritage as a Cultural Site. SeaDream usually navigates close by the small islands of St. George and Our Lady of the Reef. The Bay of Kotor stretches 28 km and is one of the most indented parts of the Adriatic Sea. It is sometimes called the southern-most fjord in Europe (though it is actually a submerged river canyon called a ria). SeaDream typically docks steps away from the town. SeaDream has arranged a few different Yachting Land Adventures. One of them is a walking discovery and the other will show you the heritage and countryside of Montenegro. For the active guests, there’s incredible biking along the coast as well as a hike up to the fortress. On occasion, SeaDream may dock in the bay and tender directly to the town. We regret that watersports are not allowed in this protected area.
Dubrovnik (Pearl of the Adriatic) is one of the most prominent destinations in the Adriatic Sea. It lies in the region of Dalmatia and was awarded World Unesco Heritage status in 1979. The population is approximately 43,000 and is considered to be among the 10 best medieval walled cities in the world. SeaDream anchors off the walled city as a port of call and tenders directly to the town gate. If you check the land adventures tab you will see that there are many different options to consider in this incredible town. Dubrovnik is also an embarkation point on select voyages. On these occasions the yacht is docked at the cruise terminal.
Korčula may be the actual birth place of Marco Polo! This is an island in the Adriatic Sea, in Southern Dalmatia and is considered by our guests as one of their favorites. One activity offered sells out every time so book early the Buggy Safari. As SeaDream typically anchors off Korcula expect the water toys to be used from the marina platform. As the island is relatively flat, this is a great biking destination as well.
Hvar is a Croatian island in the Adriatic Sea. The island of Hvar is somewhat unusual as it is blessed with a large fertile coastal plain, and fresh water springs. Its hillsides are covered in pine forests, with vineyards, olive groves, fruit orchards and lavender fields in the agricultural areas. The climate is characterized by mild winters, and warm summers with many hours of sunshine. Guests have an option to kayak down the coastline on one of our land adventures or take an independent hike up to the fortress to have some incredible views of the picturesque harbor. You also have an option to bike across the island to Starigrad and meet up with the other guests on the land adventure called “The best of Both Worlds”.
Hvar is a Croatian island in the Adriatic Sea. The island of Hvar is somewhat unusual as it is blessed with a large fertile coastal plain, and fresh water springs. Its hillsides are covered in pine forests, with vineyards, olive groves, fruit orchards and lavender fields in the agricultural areas. The climate is characterized by mild winters, and warm summers with many hours of sunshine. Guests have an option to kayak down the coastline on one of our land adventures or take an independent hike up to the fortress to have some incredible views of the picturesque harbor. You also have an option to bike across the island to Starigrad and meet up with the other guests on the land adventure called “The best of Both Worlds”.
Venice has been known as the "Queen of the Adriatic", "City of Water", "City of Masks", "City of Bridges", "The Floating City", and "City of Canals". Luigi Barzini, writing in The New York Times, described it as "undoubtedly the most beautiful city built by man". Venice has also been described by the Times Online as being one of Europe's most romantic cities. Founded in the 5th century, the city stretches across 118 small islands in the marshy Venetian Lagoon along the Adriatic. In 1987 Venice and its Lagoon was inscribed as an UNESCO Heritage site. SeaDream typically docks at the San Basilio pier after navigating by the famous St. Mark’s Square down the grand canal. With its yacht stature, SeaDream vessels are amongst the very few commercial vessels that can navigate this famous waterway. SeaDream does offer Land Adventures when overnighting. You can also contact our destination specialists should you need a private arrangement, transfer or hotel recommendation.
Athens (Piraeus)

Embarkation information Piraeus ( Athens ), Greece

The yacht is scheduled to be docked at Piraeus Main Port "Passenger Terminal" 10, Akti Miaouli Street, Piraeus. Passenger Terminal is located close to St. Nicolas church and behind Piraeus Port Authorities exhibition center. Port Agent Information Scandinavian Near East Agency S.A 35 - 39 Akti Miaouli P.O. Box 80010 - 80012 GR 185 – 10 Piraeus Greece Phone: (+30) 210 4586 300 Fax: (+30) 210 4292 086 E-Mail: info@sneal.gr Distance Airport to Port Athens Eleftherios Venizelos Airport to Piraeus Port, Distance = 25 Miles.

Notes Embarkation Information We regret that in order to perform the necessary maintenance, the yacht cannot accept guests prior to the scheduled 2 pm embarkation time. Travel Documents All guests must be in possession of a valid passport, necessary visas and health documents as required by all countries visited. These travel documents are the responsibility of the individual guest.

Hotels and Pre and Post Options

SeaDream's View: Once the private residence of a wealthy expatriate Greek, the Hotel Grande Bretagne is an architectural landmark and the historic Grande dame of the city. It was recently lavishly restored and converted to a palace hotel. We at SeaDream think it is one of Europe's finest hotels. We absolutely love its convenient location - the best in Athens, and within walking distance from the fashionable Kolonaki Square with exclusive shopping, entertainment, restaurants and cafes. Also within walking distance are important museums and the historic and picturesque old quarter of Plaka with taverns, open-air coffee shops, flea market and souvenir shops. The hotel offers 321 rooms but we recommend at least a deluxe room or one of the only 22 Junior Suites; so book early and ask for one that offers splendid views of the Acropolis, Parliament and National Gardens. We also enjoy the outdoor roof top pool and highly recommend dinner in the GB Roof Garden Restaurant. Why? You'll never forget the view, the delicious food and the mix of local and international guests that fill the restaurant nightly. Reserve early and enjoy. Don't forget to visit their web site for more information and photos. For convenient one-stop hotel and transfer bookings, please contact: "STAT" via e-mail: info@stathellas.gr, telephone: +30 210 4292 122 or fax: +30 210 4292 060.

Notes Address: Constitution Square, 10 563 Athens, Greece Phone: +30 210 333 0000 Site: http://www.grandebretagne.gr

Transfers / Pre and Post / Accommodations / Private Arrangements

Our Destination Specialists “STAT Hellas” have prepared pre and post voyage options for your consideration. Please check: http://www.stathellas.gr/prepost.php For more information. They are also happy to arrange your transfers, hotels and any personalized adventure for you. Please e-mail info@stathellas.gr or o.discou@stathellas.gr Should you wish to call them directly please try; (+30) 210 4586400

Corinth Canal (Transit)

Transiting The Corinth Canal

So narrow! So dramatic! You'll understand why SeaDream says "expect the unexpected" as your yacht transits the Corinth Canal. The Corinth Canal was built in the late nineteenth century and created a new sea route by linking the Corinthian and Saronic Gulfs. Until that time, ships sailing between the Aegean and the Adriatic had had to circumnavigate the Peloponnese Peninsula adding about 185 nautical miles to their voyage. However, in antiquity the Greeks had devised a way of solving the problem of communications between the two seas. In the late seventh or early sixth century BC, the tyrants of Corinth constructed a paved road called the Diolkos, which led from Schinous on the Saronic Gulf to Poseidonia on the Gulf of Corinth. The Dioikos was 3- 3.5 m. wide, and it was paved with blocks of limestone set in a deep layer of sand and gravel. Along this ran the U¯lkos, U¡ wheeled vehicle on which ships were borne overland from one side of the Isthmus to the other. Sections of the Diolkos can still be seen today; the deep parallel ruts in the road, 1.50 m. apart, are the marks left by the wheels of the olkos. The ancient Greeks had of course, considered the possibility of digging a canal through the Isthmus. The first to look into the matter was Periander, tyrant of Corinth, who drew up a plan for a canal in 602 BC. Subsequent planners included Demetrius Poliorcetes, Julius Caesar and Caligula. These plans were later adopted by Nero, who in 67 AD announced to the spectators at the Isthmian Games that he was going to join the two seas by digging a canal through the Isthmus; indeed, he went so far as to cut the first turf himself, with a golden pick, and to carry the first basket of earth on his back. But his plans came to nothing, as did those of Herodes Atticus, the Byzantines and the Venetians in later times. The canal we see today was built in 1882 -1893 by Greek and French engineers using the most advanced machinery of the day. General supervision of the enormous undertaking was in the hands of General Stepan U”U»pp, aide-de-camp to the King of Italy. The project was completed by the Greek Corinth Canal Company.

Notes The canal is 6,343 m. in length. It has a width of 24.60 m. at surface level and 21.30 m. at the seabed, and in some places its sides are 79 m. high. The canal is crossed by road and railway bridges, while communications between Central Greece and the Peloponnese are also served by two ferries in the form of submersible bridges, one at either end (Poseidonia and Isthmia).

Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik Active: Sea Kayak Around The Walled Town & Swim

Kindly be advised that this land adventures is not offered on Embarkation days.

Should this be your first visit to Dubrovnik, and you are the active type, you should not miss two activities while in lovely Dubrovnik: The walk through the Old Town and this, easy rowing, kayak trip to experience the view of the Dubrovnik city ramparts from the seaside. The magnificent walls above you and the view of the old city harbour will create lasting memories; and make for some lovely pictures. Don't forget to bring your friends and family; it adds to the fun of the trip. Depart by kayak from the beach situated between the Bokar and Lovrijenac citadels. Your first destination will be the Island of Lokrum where you will have an opportunity to rest and swim. Leaving the island, you will soon reach the private and secluded Betina Cave featuring a nice pebble beach. This is another wonderful opportunity for a swim and rest prior to returning back to Dubrovnik.
  • Two-person kayaks will be provided so bring a friend, your spouse or your entire family.
  • Combined rowing time is around 90 minutes.
  • Combined time for swimming is around 90 minutes.
  • We suggest you wear your bathing costume and a cover-up.
  • Don't forget protection from the sun.
  • Water shoes (Teva, flip flops) are recommended.
  • Please bring a towel and bottled water
  • Each kayak features a small waterproof storage.
  • Lifejackets will be provided and must be worn.
  • A minimum number of participants are required to operate this adventure.
  • Participation on this adventure is strictly limited to 15 guests so early reservations are strongly recommended.

Notes The price for this tour is based on the yacht being at anchor, and is subject to change should the yacht be at dockside and additional transportation must be engaged. A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures and some have limited capacity. This program is booked onboard only so please make your reservations as soon as possible after boarding to avoid disappointment. All adventures and prices in the SeaDream Yachting Land Adventures program are subject to change. Not all of the land adventures shown will be offered on all voyages and departure times are subject to change. Final pricing and departures times will be published onboard.

Duration 3 hours

Price 109 USD

Walking The Walled Town

This guided walk through the walled town is an excellent opportunity to not only get to know your way around for later independent explorations but your knowledge and experienced guide will provide you with a historic insight and context to let you appreciate this beautiful town to its fullest. As you arrive at the walled city of Dubrovnik via SeaDream tender and enter its fortress walls through the Harbor Gate, gaze up at the ever-watchful St. Blaise, the patron saint of the city. Once inside, you are sure to notice immediately the absence of signage and neon, its stone-paved Stradun Avenue lined with graceful stone palazzos, shops, sidewalk cafes and government buildings all looking as they did hundreds of years ago. Along the way we visit, among other places the Maritime Museum with a special emphasis on the glorious period of seamanship under Dubrovnik Republic in the 16th century, the Rector's Palace (15th century) once the seat of the Government and Rector in the, once, independent Republic of Dubrovnik (abolished by Napoleon in 1808). Today it gives us a taste of how the ruling class and the aristocracy used to live. Other fine buildings will be viewed from the outside: the Sponza Palace notable for its column courtyard with elaborate stone carvings, Church of Saint Blaise, Onofriou`s Fountain, etc. A knowledgeable guide brings the rich history of this visually stunning city alive! At the conclusion of this walking adventure, a stop is made at the one of the local cafe's in the Old Town for a refreshment of cookies, coffees and soft drinks.

Notes It is also possible to walk the perimeter of the walls that surround the city. Due to the amount of steps involved, this is not included in the tour. It is your option to enjoy this portion of the day on your own after the tour. Price for this tour is based on the yacht being at anchor, and is subject to change should the yacht be at dockside and additional transportation must be engaged. A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures and some have limited capacity. This program is booked onboard only so please make your reservations as soon as possible after boarding to avoid disappointment. All adventures and prices in the SeaDream Yachting Land Adventures program are subject to change. Not all of the land adventures shown will be offered on all voyages and departure times are subject to change. Final pricing and departures times will be published

Duration 2.5 hours

Price 49 USD

Transfers / Pre and Post / Accommodations / Private Arrangements

Our Destination Specialists “Elite Travel” have prepared pre and post voyage options for your consideration. Please check: https://secure.elite.hr/excursions.php For more information. They are also happy to arrange your transfers, hotels and any personalized adventure for you. Please e-mail perisa.boko@elite.hr Should you wish to call them directly please try; (+385) 91 2200 136

Embarkation information Dubrovnik, Croatia

The yacht is scheduled to dock at Pier # 9, Gruz Harbor in Dubrovnik. Port Agent Information Elite Shipping Vukovarska 17 20000 Dubrovnik, Croatia Tel: (+385) 20 358816 Fax: (+385) 20 313530 Email: shipping@elite.hr Distance Airport to Port Dubrovnik Airport to Cruz Harbor distance is 13 miles or 20 km.

Notes Embarkation Information We regret that in order to perform the necessary maintenance, the yacht cannot accept guests prior to the scheduled 2 pm embarkation time. Travel Documents All guests must be in possession of a valid passport, necessary visas and health documents as required by all countries visited. These travel documents are the responsibility of the individual guest.

Gaios, Paxoi Island

Falling In Love with Paxoi, Captivating Landscapes & Villages

Today's adventure allows you to see more of this lovely island beyond the port town. Come and join us to see why this island is so popular with its upscale repeat visitors. You and your fellow guests start out from the small fishing harbor of Gaios, the capital of the small island of Paxoi¬. As you pass through the tiny traditional town, drive along the eastern coastal road for about 30-minutes, passing several villages and scenic photo opportunities, before arriving to Lakka. Located on the northern tip of the island, this small traditional coastal village consisting of old Venetian built houses situated around a picturesque little harbor that is popular with many yachts. At Lakka, there will be time for a walk around the village before continuing your drive until you get to Magazia. During a relaxing stop visit the old traditional olive press for an insight into the old methods of olive oil production. This stop would not be complete unless you tried some of the delicious village wine, fresh bread, olive oil and sweet paprika. Following this visit, return back to Gaios. Once back, you will take a stroll on the cobbled-stoned little streets around the small Venetian built town and stop for a visit at the old church of Agia Triada. Do not miss the impressive Byzantine icons as well as at the small Folklore Museum, whose exhibits depict life at the small island in the 18th century. At the conclusion of this pleasant half day, you may select to return to your yacht or, we suggest that you remain in town for some independent explorations, or maybe to enjoy a coffee or a drink at one of the local seafront cafes.

Notes Notes This adventure includes extensive walking; comfortable, non-slip shoes are recommended. A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures and some have limited capacity. All adventures and prices in the SeaDream Yachting Land Adventures program are subject to change. The price is subject to increase based on the rapidly rising exchange rate between the Euro to the US Dollar. Not all of the land adventures shown will be offered on all voyages and departure times are subject to change. Final pricing and departures times will be published onboard.

Duration 2 hours

Price 69 USD

Swimming & Boating in the Ionian Sea, Checking out Poseidon's Cave

This relaxing and enjoyable trip offers a bit everything, boating around the beautiful shorelines of small Paxoi Island, swimming off tiny and uninhabited Antipaxoi Island, village visits, cave explorations and all washed down with some of the delicious local wine at a Greek taverna. Bring your family, bring your friends and join us on this Greek Adventure! Don't forget your camera! Once ashore from your yacht, a small boats awaits you by the harbor. Begin this journey at sea; so beautiful and pleasurable that it is bound to remain a fond memory for many years to come. You start your journey heading northeast, sailing along the eastern coast of the island, past the coastal resorts of Loggos and Lakka. Short stop for a walk in Lakka village and optional coffee/soft drink break. You continue your sail to Xerolitharo, the north-western most cape of the small cave where during the 2nd World War, Captain Iatridis and his crew used to hide the small submarine “Papanikolis”. Afterwards you continue your sailing in the direction of the south. Your first stop is at the large sea cave of Ortholithos. Tradition has it that at this very cave, the God of the Sea, the fearsome Poseidon, met his lover the beautiful Amfitriti, daughter of King Aheron. He used to hide her in this cave to protect her from his enemies, when he had to “travel” far away to Sicily to carry out the commands of Zeus, the King of the Olympic Gods. Your “Odyssey” continues to the rest of the beautiful sea caves of the area, known as the “Galazio” (“Pale blue”), the “Tripito”(“with holes”) and the “Sterna”(“Well”), before sailing to the smaller uninhabited isle of Antipaxoi, known as the emerald isle, thanks to its amazing crystal clear turquoise waters, similar only to those of the Caribbean sea. You take some time to enjoy this wonderful sea, as well as to have a refreshing glass of local village wine at the coastal tavern, before getting back on the small boats. Your return journey takes you sailing in between the tiny isles of Katsonissi and Moggonissi and through the picturesque sea-canal of Aghios Nikolaos, before arriving at the small fishing harbor of Gaios, the capital of the isle of Paxoi. Here you will have some free time to enjoy a walk around the small Venetian-built town and do some souvenir shopping, before returning back to the SeaDream pier.

Notes Come dressed ready to swim! We suggest that you bring a towel, wear non-slip shoes, bathing suites covered by a t-shirt and shorts and do not forget protection from the sun. A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures and some have limited capacity. All adventures and prices in the SeaDream Yachting Land Adventures program are subject to change. The price is subject to increase based on the rapidly rising exchange rate between the Euro to the US Dollar. Not all of the land adventures shown will be offered on all voyages and departure times are subject to change. Final pricing and departures times will be published onboard.

Duration 4 hours

Price 139 USD

Hvar

Best of Both Worlds, Hvar Island & Town

Should you remain in the town of Hvar, one of the best-preserved and historic towns along this coast? Or, explore the countryside of this, one of the most beautiful islands in all of Croatia? The answer is easy, do both. Plus, this SeaDream Yachting Land Adventure also includes a visit to one of the islands most charming villages you would not want to miss " lovely Starigrad which lies a the end of a long and scenic bay. Come, see the island AND enjoyed an informative and guided walk through the town of Hvar. The Island of Hvar is known throughout Croatia for it's verdant color, fragrant air and mild island climate. She is a slim, green slice of land punctured by jagged inlets and sleepy villages. Two of the most charming and "rediscovered" Croatian towns along the Adriatic coast are yours to explore today. We begin from our anchorage off the Island of Hvar and tender into the town given the same name. Hvar is one of the Adriatic's most enchanting and well-preserved historic towns known for it's fragrant heather, lavender, laurel and rosemary. Once an important harbor for Venice's Adriatic fleet from the late 12th to 18th centuries, you'll discover a fascinating array of sights within the thick- walled fortress town. Highlights include the Cathedral of St. Stephens with its treasury and bell tower, very distinct marks of the former Venetian rule. During our walk we will also check out the Arsenal, built in 1611 and housing Europe's oldest theater. Long before it was fashionable, the theater allowed the masses to buy seats in the pit, while the landed gentry sat in raised boxes. After a visit of Hvar on foot we will take a scenic 40-minute drive through the Island of Hvar to the seaside village of Starigrad, once the islands largest settlement dating back as far as the 2nd century BC. In Starigrad we will visit the Dominican Monastery, with its rich library containing priceless books and paintings. Upon our return to the town of Hvar we will stop at the Fortress above the Island for a magnificent view.

Notes This land adventure includes a walking tour of Hvar and the village of Starigrad; wear flat and comfortable walking shoes. A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures and some have limited capacity. A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures and some have limited capacity. This program is booked onboard only so please make your reservations as soon as possible after boarding to avoid disappointment. All adventures and prices in the SeaDream Yachting Land Adventures program are subject to change. The price is subject to increase based on the rapidly rising exchange rate between the Euro to the US Dollar. Not all of the land adventures shown will be offered on all voyages and departure times are subject to change. Final pricing and departures times will be published onboard.

Duration 4 hours

Price 109 USD

Hvar Active: Archipelago Kayak Adventure & Snorkel

Hvar - the island of heather & lavender, laurel and rosemary. Make the most of your visit by combining your shore side visit with an offshore kayak and swimming exploration of the beautiful coastal scenery of the small islands just a short distance from Hvar. Delight in the scenery of hidden coves, secluded pebble beaches and caves. After reaching the beaches off the islands, the sparkling clear and warm clean waters of the Adriatic coast invite you for a refreshing swim. Departing by kayak from the town of Hvar, your local leader will guide you along the small picturesque island of Pokonji Do (lighthouse) and toward Mekicevica Bay. A stop will be made here for swimming and exploring before returning to Hvar by kayak. This is secluded bay where a small fisherman's house was converted into a small cafe where one can have a refreshing drink or coffee and use the restroom. NOTE: "• Two-person kayaks will be provided so bring a friend, your spouse or your family. "• Combined rowing time is approximately 90 minutes. "• Time allowed for swimming is approximately 90 minutes. "• On both islands there are cafe bars but no changing facilities. (You may wish to bring some cash for any drink purchases) "• We suggest you wear your bathing costume and a cover-up "• Don't forget to bring protection from the sun "• Water shoes (Teva, flip flops) are recommended. "• Please bring a towel and bottled water "• Each kayak features a small waterproof storage. "• Lifejackets will be provided and must be worn. "• A minimum number of participants are required to operate this adventure. "• Participation on this adventure is strictly limited so early reservations are strongly recommended.

Notes A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures and some have limited capacity. This program is booked onboard only so please make your reservations as soon as possible after boarding to avoid disappointment. All adventures and prices in the SeaDream Yachting Land Adventures program are subject to change. The price is subject to increase based on the rapidly rising exchange rate between the Euro to the US Dollar. Not all of the land adventures shown will be offered on all voyages and departure times are subject to change. Final pricing and departures times will be published onboard.

Duration 3 hours

Price 109 USD

Hydra

Hydra Exploration

The charm of Hydra town certainly lies in her rich history, beautiful port and waterfront unspoiled by motorized vehicles, but the island itself offers a rugged charm and some spectacular scenes. Your adventure begins as you mount a donkey to explore the island views. As your sure-footed steed carries you along the narrow winding streets, pause to look at the architecture of the ship owners’ homes that line your path. Your first stop will be the Koundouriotis Mansion, one of the finest examples of the traditional 18th and 19th century architecture of Hydra. Built in 1780 by the ship owner Lazaros Koundouriotis, it now houses various items from the National Historical Museum of Athens, such as traditional costumes, jewelry, fine embroideries, pottery and wood-carvings. Continue on your ride to reach at a high vantage point the Monastery of St. Constantine and enjoy the breathtaking views of the entire harbor area. Inside the Monastery, an interesting collection of frescoes awaits. Leave your donkeys and walk down the narrow streets while stopping to admire the picturesque little alleys and the impressive Hydra mansions, offering great photographic opportunities. Upon your return to the port, visit the Church of the Dormitian, which houses splendid icons, chandeliers and other offerings from the wealthy seafarers of the island. It is even said one of the chandeliers was stolen from Louis XIV and given to the church. After your exploration, you will have ample time to shop, have lunch on the waterfront or return to the yacht for water sports.

Notes A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures and some have limited capacity. All adventures and prices in the SeaDream Yachting Land Adventures program are subject to change. Not all of the land adventures shown will be offered on all voyages and departure times are subject to change. Final pricing and departures times will be published onboard.

Duration 2.5 hours

Price 89 USD

Itea (Delphi)

Incredible – Unesco Awarded Delphi

For sheer grandeur of natural beauty combined with ancient ruins, there are few spots to rival UNESCO listed Delphi. To further enhance your enjoyment of this very special land adventure, we are also transferring, from Athens, the very best guides and vehicles. They are waiting just for you so we hope to see you on your way to the Oracle... In antiquity Delphi was one of the world's most important religious centers. The Sanctuary of Apollo attracted a host of pilgrims who came to consult the Oracle. Even now an aura of mystery surrounds these sites, exposed on a rocky slope. An approximate 40-minute motor coach drive through the region offers a fast overview of the local flora before arriving at Delphi. Your guided visit highlights the ancient Sanctuary of Apollo, where Pythia, the celebrated Oracle dwelt, the Temple of Apollo, the Sacred Way, the amphitheater, the best preserved stadium of Greece, and the Castalia Spring, where in ancient days the pilgrims had to wash before they were allowed to consult the Oracle. In the Delphi Museum, see such treasures as the Omphalos, which marked the center of the world, and the magnificent bronze Charioteer, one of the finest pieces surviving from the 5th century BC. After the museum there will be free time to visit the village of Delphi. A fantastic journey back in time and a huge visual treat await our SeaDream guests.

Notes To appreciate this beautiful sanctuary of Apollo, it is necessary to walk uphill a gently sloped path known as the “Sacred Way”. Please wear flat and comfortable walking shoes and perhaps a hat for extra sun protection. A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures and some have limited capacity. This program is booked onboard only so please make your reservations as soon as possible after boarding to avoid disappointment. All adventures and prices in the SeaDream Yachting Land Adventures program are subject to change. Not all of the land adventures shown will be offered on all voyages and departure times are subject to change.

Duration 4.5 hours

Price 119 USD

The Unesco Site of St Lucas Monastery & Arachova Village

SeaDream has arranged an excellent alternative for those guests who may have already been to see the oracle at Delphi. St Loukas, is a historic walled Monastery and has been awarded Unesco's World Heritage listing. You and your fellow guests will enjoy a wonderful walk around the picturesque streets of Arahova traditional village. From your SeaDream Yacht board your deluxe a/c motor coach at Itea port and after passing by Delphi & Arachova villages, you will arrive at the St Lucas monastery. This incredible site is an historic walled monastery and one of the most important monuments of Middle Byzantine architecture and art. It was founded in the early 10th century by the hermit St. Lucas, whose relics are kept in the monastery to this day. The main shrine of the monastery is the tomb of St. Lucas, originally situated in the vault, but later placed at the juncture of the two churches, the church of Theotokos and the Catholic Church which is the oldest in the complex tentatively dated to 1011-1012. Following your visit to the monastery you proceed to Arachova. Arachova is a traditional mountain village of 3,000 inhabitants with its quaint houses built up on the north slopes of Mount Parnassos and at an altitude from 2,700 to 3,600 feet. In 2000 B.C. Homer mentioned in the Iliad two famous generals who took part in the Trojan War Epistrophos and Schedias from the old towns of Anemoria and Kiparissos. These old towns were situated around where Arachova stands today. Later, in about 334 B.C. Philip the 2nd king of Macedonia destroyed both towns and their populations were dispersed over the hills until over the years one new town, Arachova, was built. Today the 'jewel' of Parnassos Arachova remains vital because it keeps its' traditions alive and the residents remain simple and hospitable. From the first moment you will feel a different wind blowing up here, and understand why the locals work so hard to upkeep the areas' natural beauty! Browse through its narrows streets with the numerous souvenir and local products shops before your return to the yacht.

Notes The Monastery is not wheelchair accessible and the coaches do not have a wheelchair ramp. Appropriate dressing is required inside the Monastery. Long trousers for men & women of long skirts for women. This adventure requires a minimum of 10 participants to operate. A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures and some have limited capacity. All adventures and prices in the SeaDream Yachting Land Adventures program are subject to change. Not all of the land adventures shown will be offered on all voyages and departure times are subject to change. Final pricing and departures times will be published onboard.

Duration 4 hours

Price 99 USD

Korcula

Korcula Island Buggy Safari

Far from the crowds, closer to Nature!" Experience Korcula island off road adventure, start the engines and hold on to your hats! Say hello to life, on Koreula's hidden bays on this exciting journey in your own 2-seater buggy convertible. Discover inside of Korcula island, experience off-road excitement, feel the breeze in your hair, enjoy gorgeous landscape full of olive groves and vineyards as you explore coastal gravel roads above Žrnovo and Lumbarda village which offer a magnificent view of nearby islands. Swim and snorkel in Pržina sandy beach and absorb the virgin landscape with the pounding Dalmatian sea. Last but not the least enjoy seasonal fruit platter and Dalmatian prosciutto and goat cheese served on our Motor Yacht on the way back to the yacht. Please note the price is per person.

Notes A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures and some have limited capacity. If you have not pre-booked this program, please make your reservations as soon as possible after boarding to avoid disappointment. All adventures and prices in the SeaDream Yachting Land Adventures program are subject to change. Not all of the land adventures shown will be offered on all voyages and departure times are subject to change. Final pricing and departures times will be published onboard.

Duration 4.5 hours

Price 139 USD

Korcula Town & Village Family Visit

The walking tour of this magnificent town starts directly from the ship as it will be docked only about 50 meters from one of the town gates. The Old Town of Korcula is a masterwork of architecture and urban planning where everything is built according to a plan. The layout of the town streets is like a fishbone in order to take advantage of the different winds to clear the air " something like a natural air conditioning system. Our walk will include visits to the Cathedral of St. Mark which is probably the best proof of the artistry of Korcula's famous stone masons and the islands excellent stone which has been used in buildings all over the world. A visit to the Bishop's Palace reveals the hidden treasures of the town (sketches and drawings by Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael, Tiepolo and many others). The City museum contains exhibits from ancient Greek and Roman times as well as objects about the islands shipping history. Finally a visit will be made to the charming Church of All Saints which contains an impressive collection of Byzantine Icons. The town of Korcula is also known as the birthplace of Marco Polo who's alleged birth house can be seen from the outside. The village of Lumbarda is situated approximately 15 minutes scenic drive from the town of Korcula. Your destination today will be a private family visit at Lumbarda. Upon arrival your host and hostess will meet you at the entrance of their home and invite you to enter. The hostess will be producing sweet liqueurs, herb brandy, goat cheese and smoked ham. Around the house there is a charming garden with many Mediterranean fruit and vegetable plants. Another particular attraction are the domestic animals such as a donkey, goats, etc. You will be served local wine, cheese, salted fish (another specialty of the house). While the guests are strolling through the house tasting cheese & wine, the hostess will prepare dough for making local pasta called - MAKARUNI (sound familiar?) and invite guests to help her making it and to sample it.

Notes A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures and some have limited capacity. If you have not pre-booked this program, please make your reservations as soon as possible after boarding to avoid disappointment. All adventures and prices in the SeaDream Yachting Land Adventures program are subject to change. Not all of the land adventures shown will be offered on all voyages and departure times are subject to change. Final pricing and departures times will be published onboard.

Duration 4 hours

Price 139 USD

Kotor

Medieval Jewel, Kotor Walking Discovery

Arriving in Kotor, a local guide awaits to escort you on a walking tour of this medieval town's highlights. Visit the magnificent Cathedral of St. Triphun, one of the oldest and most beautiful examples of Roman architecture. Constructed in 1166 on the remains of the 9th-century temple, the cathedral houses remnants of 13th-century frescos and a treasury with local and Venetian art work from the 14th-20th centuries. Proceed to the 17th-century Grgurina Palace, which today houses the Naval Museum, a testament to the long maritime history of the town. Continue your walk by the old walls surrounding the town, which in some places reach a height of 60 feet. Enjoy strolling through the narrow streets lined with medieval houses, palaces and churches. At the end of your tour, take some time for shopping or browsing before returning to the pier.

Notes Please wear comfortable walking shoes and modest dress if you plan on visiting the church (shoulders must be covered and shorts re not permitted). A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures and some have limited capacity. This program is booked onboard only so please make your reservations as soon as possible after boarding to avoid disappointment. All adventures and prices in the SeaDream Yachting Land Adventures program are subject to change. Not all of the land adventures shown will be offered on all voyages and departure times are subject to change. Final pricing and departures times will be published onboard.

Duration 2 hours

Price 49 USD

Montenegro Heritage & Country Drive

This SeaDream Yachting Land Adventure allows you to explore the scenic countryside as you drive along some of the country's most scenic roads. Also, learn about the rich historical heritage and natural beauty of Montenegro. A taste of some Montenegrin specialties, will keep you in good spirits during this half-day exploration. Sit back, relax, take in the stunning countryside; and don't forget to try the brandy.... Depart the pier for a drive through beautiful mountains scenery until you reach a lookout point over magnificent Kotor Bay. Continue to the village of Njegusi, the birthplace of Petar Petrovic-Njegos. He is considered by scholars to be the most important Montenegrin leader of all times. Apart from laying down the foundation for the modern Montenegrin state and the subsequent Kingdom of Montenegro, Petrovic-Njegos is also known as one of the foremost South Slav poets. Enjoy a brief stop in this village for a taste of some of the local specialties, smoked ham and cheese, as well as the local brandy and wine. You'll see how the food is prepared by visiting the smoke house where the ham is made and small houses where women make the famous Njegusi cheese. Following this relaxing and interesting break, proceed to Cetinje, the former capital of Montenegro. Being a part of the Lovcen National Park, this town was formerly the seat of the bishops of Montenegro who ruled the country from Cetinje. Continue your scenic drive through the mountains to Budva, a 2,500-year-old coastal town, for a photo stop before returning to Kotor and your SeaDream yacht.

Notes The duration of the panoramic drive will vary pending on traffic along the scenic roads and the type of vehicle used. Along the winding roads, a smaller van is usually faster than a larger motor coach. A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures and some have limited capacity. This program is booked onboard only so please make your reservations as soon as possible after boarding to avoid disappointment. All adventures and prices in the SeaDream Yachting Land Adventures program are subject to change. Not all of the land adventures shown will be offered on all voyages and departure times are subject to change. Final pricing and departures times will be published onboard.

Duration 5 hours

Price 139 USD

Venice

Transfers / Pre and Post / Accommodations / Private Arrangements

Our Destination Specialists “Mircosanti” have prepared pre and post voyage options for your consideration. Please check: http://www.mircosanti.it/form_prenotazione/ For more information. They are also happy to arrange your transfers, hotels and any personalized adventure for you. Please e-mail incoming@mircosanti.it Should you wish to call them directly please try; (+39) 041 258 9662

Embarkation information Venice, Italy

The yacht is scheduled to be docked at the San Basilio Quay, number 29, 30 or 31 Port Agent Information Mirco Santi, S.R.L. Agenzia Marittima Via Torino 151/A 30172 Mestre, Venice, Italy Phone: (+39) 041 258 9600 Fax: (+39) 041 258 9699 Email: shipping@mircosanti.it Distance Airport to Port Venice Marco Polo Airport to Venice Port, Distance = 9 Miles.

Notes Embarkation Information We regret that in order to perform the necessary maintenance, the yacht cannot accept guests prior to the scheduled 2 pm embarkation time. Travel Documents All guests must be in possession of a valid passport, necessary visas and health documents as required by all countries visited. These travel documents are the responsibility of the individual guest.

Romantic Gondola Evening Serenade

Since Venice began there have always been gondoliers. By the 11th century most were in private service with patrician families. There were about 10,000 gondoliers in Venice in the 16th century, and today there are fewer than 400. Great skill is required to steer a boat through the narrow canals of Venice. Each gondola is 36 feet long, 4 feet wide and weighs 1,100 pounds. A gondolier serves a 10-year apprenticeship under a padrone before getting his own permit. A licensee must be native-born, and, since new licenses are not issued, must wait until a colleague gives up a license before getting his own. Their union offers free courses in foreign languages, art history and the history of Venice, but the gondoliers are not given singing lessons - every Italian seems to have a natural talent for song. Join us for a romantic tour through the canals of Venice. Riding four per gondola, you will traverse the smaller, less trafficked canals, enjoying the soft lights and balconied waterfront homes, and be serenaded as you glide along. Since Venice began there have always been gondoliers. By the 11th century most were in private service with patrician families. There were about 10,000 gondoliers in Venice in the 16th century, and today there are fewer than 400. Great skill is required to steer a boat through the narrow canals of Venice. Each gondola is 36 feet long, 4 feet wide and weighs 1,100 pounds. A gondolier serves a 10-year apprenticeship under a padrone before getting his own permit. A licensee must be native-born, and, since new licenses are not issued, must wait until a colleague gives up a license before getting his own. Their union offers free courses in foreign languages, art history and the history of Venice, but the gondoliers are not given singing lessons - every Italian seems to have a natural talent for song. Join us for a romantic tour through the canals of Venice. Riding four per gondola, you will traverse the smaller, less trafficked canals, enjoying the soft lights and balconied waterfront homes, and be serenaded as you glide along.

Notes A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures and some have limited capacity. This program is booked onboard only so please make your reservations as soon as possible after boarding to avoid disappointment. All adventures and prices in the SeaDream Yachting Land Adventures program are subject to change. The price is subject to increase based on the rapidly rising exchange rate between the Euro to the US Dollar. Not all of the land adventures shown will be offered on all voyages and departure times are subject to change. Final pricing and departures times will be published onboard

Duration 2.5 hours

Price 198 USD

The Grand Canal & Guggenheim Museum

Travel by small motor launch from your SeaDream yacht past Tronchetto Island, before entering the renowned Grand Canal at Piazzale Roma. You will soon discover that there is nowhere on earth like Venice, not even the Venetian in Las Vegas comes close to the "real thing." An English-speaking guide will provide enriching insight into the great history and beauty of the city's main water thoroughfare as you slowly cruise along the many historical buildings. The list of fascinating palaces, bridges and churches along this fabled route is lengthy. Among them is Palazzo Venier dei Leoni, now the Peggy Guggenheim Museum. Here you'll stop for an approximate one and a half hour guided walk (in small groups of 15 guests) of the museum's priceless collection of modern art, noted as the finest of its kind in Italy. After this visit, continue your sightseeing by private motor launch and return to the SeaDream pier via Canale della Giudecca.

Notes This adventure includes about 1.5 hours of walking in the museum. Please wear comfortable walking shoes. A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures and this trip is limited to only 40 guests. This program is booked onboard only so please make your reservations as soon as possible after boarding to avoid disappointment. All adventures and prices in the SeaDream Yachting Land Adventures program are subject to change. The price is subject to increase based on the rapidly rising exchange rate between the Euro to the US Dollar. Not all of the land adventures shown will be offered on all voyages and departure times are subject to change. Final pricing and departures times will be published onboard.

Duration 3 hours

Price 198 USD

Venetian Palaces

Grand structures emerge from busy canals - imposing, eccentric, and mysterious- capturing our imagination. The palaces of Venice! The history of great and powerful families and the opulence that characterized their lifestyles remain alive within their walls. Take this opportunity to visit two of the finest palaces in Venice and admire their peculiar architecture and lavish interiors. Traversing the canals by private motor launch, head first to Piazzo Pisani Moretta, one of the finest examples of late Gothic architecture. Venice's major artists, including Piazzetta and Tiepolo, decorated the interior. It was here in the great reception hall celebrated for its Murano mirrors and chandeliers that Paolo Veronese did his "Family of Darius". Palazzo Querini-Stampalia is of Renaissance construction. The residence of the Querini family, it was home to the Patriarch of Venice. Today it houses an outstanding library and museum. More than 400 paintings and works of art attest to the artistic passion of the Venetians. Various rooms still have original 18th century furnishings. At the end of your visit, return to the yacht via small motor launch.

Notes This adventure includes about 2.5 hours of walking in the palaces! Please wear comfortable walking shoes! Should either of the palaces be closed for another function a palace of equal splendor will be visited. A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures and this trip is limited to only 40 guests. This program is booked onboard only so please make your reservations as soon as possible after boarding to avoid disappointment. All adventures and prices in the SeaDream Yachting Land Adventures program are subject to change. The price is subject to increase based on the rapidly rising exchange rate between the Euro to the US Dollar. Not all of the land adventures shown will be offered on all voyages and departure times are subject to change. Final pricing and departures times will be published onboard.

Duration 3.5 hours

Price 168 USD

* Land adventure pricing is available in USD only.
Owner's Suite

Maximum capacity: 3

Admiral Suite

Maximum capacity: 3

Commodore Suite

Maximum capacity: 5

Deck 3 & 4 Staterooms

Maximum capacity: 3

Deck 2 Staterooms

Maximum capacity: 3

SeaDream I


seadream pictureBerlitz top rating
Gross tonnage4,260
Length344 feet / 104.85 Meters
Beam47 feet / 14.32 Meters
Draft14.3 Feet / 4.36 Meters
LifestyleUtterly Exclusive
Cruise Speed17 knots
Staterooms56
Crew capacity95
Country of RegistryBahamas