Voyage Overview

Istanbul to Venice

09/11/2015 - 09/23/2015

12 Days

SeaDream I

Date Ports of Call Arrive Depart
Sep 11, 2015 Istanbul 2 PM - 4 PM (Embarkation) Evening
Sep 12, 2015 Kepez (Troy & Gallipoli) Morning Afternoon
Sep 13, 2015 Kusadasi (Ephesus) Morning Late Evening
Sep 14, 2015 Mykonos Morning Midnight
Sep 15, 2015 Santorini Morning Evening
Sep 16, 2015 Corinth Canal (Transit) Morning Morning
Sep 16, 2015 Itea (Delphi) Afternoon Evening
Sep 17, 2015 Parga Morning Afternoon
Sep 18, 2015 Dubrovnik Mid-Day Late Evening
Sep 19, 2015 Hvar Morning Midnight
Sep 20, 2015 Sibenik Morning Evening
Sep 21, 2015 Rovinj Morning Late Evening
Sep 22, 2015 Piran Morning Evening
Sep 23, 2015 Venice Morning 8 AM - 10 AM (Disembarkation)

Ports

  • Istanbul

    Istanbul historically known as Constantinople is the largest city in Turkey and 5th largest city proper in the world with a population of over 14 million, also making it the second largest metropolitan area in Europe by population. Istanbul was selected as a European Capital of Culture for 2010. Historic areas of the city were added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1985. Istanbul is a transcontinental city, straddling the Bosporus, one of the world's busiest waterways in northwestern Turkey. It is situated between the Sea of Marmara and the Black Sea. Its commercial and historical center lies in Europe, while a third of its population lives in Asia. SeaDream calls to this wonderful destination both as an embarkation point and a destination offering several land adventures. Please check the Land Adventures tab for all of the possibilities as well as embarkation and transfer information.

  • Kepez (Troy & Gallipoli)

    Kepez is a seaside town in the Canakkale Province in Turkey. From Kepez SeaDream offers a unique Land Adventure to the ruins of the ancient city of Troy (Unesco Heritage Site). The movie starring Brad Pit although filmed in Malta has the actual Trojan Horse in Canakkale. Another “don’t miss” option would be to visit perhaps the most moving site in all of Turkey: Anzac Cove and the World War I battlefields of Gallipoli. We recommend that you make time and visit this hauntingly beautiful area where for more than nine months (1915-16) Allied and Turkish troops faced one another in one of the world's most tragic battles to gain control of this most important waterway " the Dardanelles.

  • Kusadasi (Ephesus)

    Kusadasi is a resort town on Turkey's Aegean coast and the center of the seaside district of the same name in Aydin Province. Some visitors simply want to go shopping at the grand bazaar and see a carpet demonstration. Hopefully you have practiced your negotiating skills for these authentic copies, original reproductions as well as the real deal. Others will make time to see the Wonders of Ephesus. This comprehensive SeaDream Land Adventure includes a guided tour of the stunning archaeological site of Ephesus including the recently excavated Terrace Houses, but also adds a visit to the House of the Virgin Mary. For any traveler arriving to this region in Italy it simply can’t be missed!

  • Mykonos

    Mykonos is one of the most visited Greek Islands. It is part of the Cyclades group and lies between Tinos, Syros, Paros and Naxos. The island spans an area of 85.5 square kilometres (33.0 sq mi) and rises to an elevation of 341 metres (1,119 feet) at its highest point. Mykonos is so incredibly beautiful, it is not surprising that it has become one of the most desired destinations in the world. When you also add the cosmopolitan lifestyle, the sophisticated nightlife and the historic treasures of the nearby Unesco Awarded Delos you’ll have the recipe for an unforgettable holiday. SeaDream generally anchors just of the famous windmills and tenders directly to the old town. Guests have a few organized options including the Sacred Island of Delos, others may simply want to explore the island’s incredible beaches, boutiques, clubs and churches independently.

  • Santorini

    Santorini also known as Thera is a volcanic island located in the southern Aegean Sea, about 200 km (120 mi) southeast from Greece's mainland. Santorini is essentially what remains of an enormous volcanic explosion, destroying the earliest settlements on what was formerly a single island, and leading to the creation of the current geological caldera.

  • Corinth Canal (Transit)

    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 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 to circumnavigate the Peloponnese Peninsula adding about 185 nautical miles to their voyage.

  • Itea (Delphi)

    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.

  • Parga

    Parga is a resort town located in the northwestern part of Preveza in Epirus. Parga lies on the Ionian coast between the cities of Preveza and Igoumenitsa. This resort town is particularly known for its scenic beauty. Active guests love the Acheron River Safari adventure. Others enjoy a stroll through the town and playing from the marina in the afternoon.

  • Dubrovnik

    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.

  • Hvar

    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”.

  • Sibenik

    The town of Sibenik is situated in one of the most well-protected natural harbors on the Croatian coast. Your SeaDream yacht navigates in to the harbor past numerous islands in the archipelago and through a channel that is, in parts, less than 500 feet wide. While Sibenik is less well known than Dubrovnik and Split, it has its own personality and some great things to see and enjoy. Sibenik's St. James Cathedral is one of the marvels of the Dalmatian Coast and is Unesco World Heritage listed as of November 2000. In the old town, little streets lead to attractive squares where modern shops blend into the fine and stylish architecture of vanished centuries. Nearby is the Krka National Park with its river and numerous waterfalls and cascades. SeaDream Land Adventures offer you an orientation of the city as well as venturing to the Krka National Park & Waterfalls as well as the neighboring town of Zadar and Liquor Tasting.

  • Rovinj

    Rovinj is a popular tourist resort in Croatia situated on the north Adriatic Sea. It is situated on the western coast of the Istrian peninsula and remains as one of the last true fishing ports. SeaDream has arranged some unique land adventure options including; Porec, a Touch of History, Culture & The Family Tradition of Wine Making, and the very popular Searching For Truffles in the Countryside. SeaDream is scheduled to anchor to offer water sports activities from the marina (Permission and conditions pending).

  • Piran

    Piran may be the most beautiful of Slovenia's coastal towns. It is perched on a tiny piece of land jutting into the sea. It has the feeling of being more like an Italian coastal town, without all the tourists. Piran was part of the Venetian empire from the late 13th century to the end of the 18th century and also had some influence from Austria-Hungary Empire. We have excellent reviews when guests participate in the adventure to see the Lipizzaner Horses as well as the walking exploration.

  • Venice

    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.


Suites & Staterooms

Owner's Suite

Book Today & Save Fare: $ 19,799*

Brochure Fare: $ 29,750

Admiral Suite

Book Today & Save Fare: $ 17,899*

Brochure Fare: $ 29,000

Commodore Suite Deck 3

Book Today & Save Fare: $ 16,499*

Brochure Fare: $ 24,800

Commodore Suite Deck 2

Book Today & Save Fare: $ 13,899*

Brochure Fare: $ 23,800

Yacht Club Deck 4 Stateroom

Book Today & Save Fare: $ 9,999*

Brochure Fare: $ 12,900

Yacht Club Deck 3 Stateroom

Book Today & Save Fare: $ 8,899*

Brochure Fare: $ 12,400

Yacht Club Deck 2 Stateroom

Book Today & Save Fare: $ 7,899*

Brochure Fare: $ 11,900

*Government, Port, Document Issuance, Handling & Service fees: $732 per guest


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.


Please Note: 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.


Yachting Land Adventures & Activities

  • Istanbul - Embarkation Information – VISA – Istanbul, Turkey

    Description

    The yacht is scheduled to be docked at Istanbul Cruise Ship Port, Karakoy Pier or Salizpazari Pier. Port Agent Information: Inchcape Shipping Services Turkey Address : Rihtim Cad. Yuva sok. Osman balkan Is hani No1 kat 4 Karakoy 34425 Istanbul / Turkey Phone :+ 90 212 2491708 / Fax:+ 90 212 2513173 / Mr. Kadir Kaya - Managing Director Mobile : +90 530 8290331 / Email : Kadir.kaya@iss-shipping.com - Distance Airport to Port: Istanbul Airport to Istanbul Port, Distance = 13 Miles. 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. VISA REQUIREMENTS: Visa requirements entering Turkey have recently changed. It is the sole responsibility of the guests to adhere to all required travel documentation. For all voyages embarking or finishing in a Turkish port of call, guests may need to obtain an e-visa. Please see “ https://www.evisa.gov.tr/en/ ” for more information. In most cases, you can secure your e-visa in a few minutes on line.

    Notes

    Guests must keep the hard copy of the e-visa form in their possession as the imnspecting officer may ask to provide this documentation at the airport and/or seaport during immigration entrance and exit formalities.

    Duration

    N/A

    Price

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  • Istanbul - Hotel Options - Istanbul

    Description

    SeaDream's View: Located on the European shores of the Bosporus, the Hotel and Ottoman Palace right next to it offer an unbelievable panoramic setting and views. The hotel facilities and services are some of the finest in the world. 284 rooms+31 suites " Our favorites are the 36 Grand Deluxe View Rooms that offer stunning and expansive views of the Bosporus. Caution - you may not want you to leave your room. Don't forget to visit their web site for more information and photos. For convenient one-stop hotel and transfer bookings, please contact: "SeaSong" via e-mail: fedorko@seasong.com, telephone: +90 212 292 8555 or fax: +90 212 292 8561

    Notes

    Address: Ciragan Caddesi 32 Besiktas, 34349 Istanbul, Turkey Phone: +90 212 326 46 46 Fax: +90 212 259 66 87 Site: http://www.ciragan-palace.com/

    Duration

    Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul

    Price

    TBA (USD)

  • Istanbul - Transfers / Pre and Post / Accommodations / Private Arrangements

    Description

    Our Destination Specialists “SeaSong Tours” have prepared pre and post voyage options for your consideration. Please check http://www.seasong.com/prepost_istanbul.htm For more information. They are also happy to arrange your transfers, hotels and any personalized adventure for you. Please e-mail seasong@seasong.com or fedorko@seasong.com / Phone: (+90) 212 292 8555

    Notes

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  • Santorini - Cycladic Cuisine - "Hands-On" Greek Cooking

    Description

    A renowned Greek chef will introduce you to the gastronomical culture and heritage of Santorini Island and teach you how the experts prepare the exquisite Greek cuisine. Starting from the Old port you will take the cable car up to Fira town where you will be met by your local guide. Together you will walk along the narrow cobblestone streets before you board your mini-bus for a drive to one of the most beautiful traditional settlements of the island, the village of Megalochori. Arriving at the village you will take a walk through the stone cobbled streets of the village admiring its impressive mansions before you reach the charming restaurant located within one of these old traditional mansions. Upon arrival at the restaurant you will be greeted by the owner and well known Greek Chef while being offered a glass of Santorinian wine and taking a few bites of the unique Santorinian products. The chef and his team will be then give you a brief introduction to Cycladic island cuisine and particularly to the local products of Santorini like capers, fava (small yellow peas), cherry tomatoes and local cheeses. As this is an interactive "hands on" cooking class, you put on your apron and get ready to mix and mingle the ingredients in order to prepare an entire Greek menu consisting of the appetizers, the salad, the main course and the dessert. Once the dishes are prepared you will be able to sit back in the beautiful and relaxing veranda and enjoy a tasteful Greek meal you have just prepared accompanied by delicious Santorinian wine. As a souvenir of your class you will be given a recipe booklet of the dishes you have prepared and you get to keep your apron to use at your next barbeque back home! Following a memorable experience you will board your coach for your drive back to Fira town where you can either stay and explore on your own or make your way to the cable car and back to the yacht.

    Notes

    Flat and comfortable walking shoes are highly recommended. 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

    4.25

    Price

    189 (USD)

  • Santorini - Akrotiri Archaeological Site & Oia Village

    Description

    On this land adventure, you will have an incredible opportunity to visit one of the most important prehistoric settlements of the Aegean, Akrotiri Archaeological site and the picturesque village of Oia. Could Akrotiri really be the lost city of Atlantis? One of the reasons Santorini has attracted the world’s attention is the excavation at Akrotiri, which reclaimed a whole prehistoric Minoan city from the volcanic ash. The prehistoric site of Akrotiri is on the south-western tip of the island and was discovered in 1967 by Professor Spyros Marinatos as it was buried by the widespread Theran eruption in the middle of the second millennium BC. The excavations brought into light a remarkably well-preserved site with two and three-story homes decorated with marvelous wall paintings and frescoes, an advanced drainage system and many interesting objects, artworks, potteries and furniture which give a picture of a society which was very well organized and at the peak of prosperity. This was interrupted suddenly by the eruption of the volcano, which buried the entire city. An ambitious modern bio-climatic roof top structure protects this important archaeological settlement where excavation works are still in progress. Your SeaDream Land Adventure continues crossing the entire island and after a 30-minute drive, you will reach the northeast part of the island and its most picturesque town, Oia. Once a major fishing harbor, it is now the calmest place on the island. Built high up on the ridge of red rocks it offers breathtaking views of the blue Aegean. You leave your coaches for a stroll around the narrow streets with the old beautiful houses and the tiny picturesque shops. Enjoy the breathtaking views of the caldera cliff and wander in the narrow streets for shopping or a cup of coffee during your free time in the village. Returning to Fira town you can either take the cable car down to the port or wander around the narrow streets with the various shops and take a later cable car. For those SeaDream Active guests, you can also walk down the path back to Skala Fira (port). Now that the site has re-opened, we highly recommend you join us on this wonderful yachting land adventure.

    Notes

    The site may be closed on Mondays although SeaDream generally can get exemptions. Kindly double check with the Club Director on board. 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

    Price

    139 (USD)

  • Santorini - Oia Village & Venetsanos Winery

    Description

    Visit the most photographed villages in the world, Oia, walk through the cobblestone streets and the numerous artistic shops. Enjoy a visit to one of the island‘s famous wineries offering stunning views of the caldera and the Aegean sea. Board your local tender and after 15 minutes ride you reach the port of Athinios. Leaving the port of Athinios you head north to the most picturesque town of Oia. Once a major fishing harbour it is now the calmest place on the island. Built high up on the ridge of red rocks, offers breathtaking views of the blue Aegean. You leave your coaches for a stroll around the narrow streets with the old beautiful houses and the tiny picturesque shops. Continuing your tour, you will board your motor coaches for a visit to one of the well-known wineries of Santorini, Venetsanos winery. The Venetsanos family has a long tradition in wine production which is exported extensively to other countries. The winery was built in 1947 in an unconventional manner, constructed from above and moving downwards. Its superb location offers breathtaking views of the caldera and the volcanic islands. You will have a chance to taste three different wines, the white Santorini Asyrtiko, the red Mandilaria and the sweet dessert wine Vinsanto. Following your visit to the winery, you will return to Fira town where you can either take the cable car or wander around the narrow streets with the various shops and take a later cable car to the old port and board your tender back to your SeaDream yacht.

    Notes

    We recommed that you wear comfortable walking shoes. 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. Final pricing and departures times will be published onboard.

    Duration

    4

    Price

    129 (USD)

  • Santorini - Oia Village & Venetsanos Winery

    Description

    Visit the most photographed villages in the world, Oia, walk through the cobblestone streets and the numerous artistic shops. Enjoy a visit to one of the island‘s famous wineries offering stunning views of the caldera and the Aegean sea. Board your local tender and after 15 minutes ride you reach the port of Athinios. Leaving the port of Athinios you head north to the most picturesque town of Oia. Once a major fishing harbour it is now the calmest place on the island. Built high up on the ridge of red rocks, offers breathtaking views of the blue Aegean. You leave your coaches for a stroll around the narrow streets with the old beautiful houses and the tiny picturesque shops. Continuing your tour, you will board your motor coaches for a visit to one of the well-known wineries of Santorini, Venetsanos winery. The Venetsanos family has a long tradition in wine production which is exported extensively to other countries. The winery was built in 1947 in an unconventional manner, constructed from above and moving downwards. Its superb location offers breathtaking views of the caldera and the volcanic islands. You will have a chance to taste three different wines, the white Santorini Asyrtiko, the red Mandilaria and the sweet dessert wine Vinsanto. Following your visit to the winery, you will return to Fira town where you can either take the cable car or wander around the narrow streets with the various shops and take a later cable car to the old port and board your tender back to your SeaDream yacht.

    Notes

    We recommed that you wear comfortable walking shoes. 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. Final pricing and departures times will be published onboard.

    Duration

    4

    Price

    129 (USD)

  • Kusadasi (Ephesus) - Footsteps of Alexander - Three Ancient Cities

    Description

    Brimming with ancient history and magnificent classical architecture, this tour visits Priene, best known for its 4th-century Athena Temple bankrolled by Alexander the Great. A five-thousand spectator theater built in the 3rd century is next, along with a gymnasium and a stadium at Anatolia. Priene was one of the first cities in the world to have streets laid out at right angles. Then take a drive through the rolling hills and scenic farms until you reach the Ancient City of Miletus. Next visit will be Miletus, the oldest of the most powerful of the 12 Ionian cities of Asia Minor is where the world's first coins were minted and exact weights were first established. The main attraction is the theater, originally built in the 4th Century BC and enlarged to a capacity of 15,000 during the Roman period. Then journey back in time via the Sacred Way en route to Didyma.This ancient road was once flanked by lions, sphinxes and statues of priests. In Didyma you will see the Temple of Apollo " considered to be one of the great monuments of antiquity, built in 560 BC. It still remains overwhelming, both by it's enormity and intricacy and was the third largest structure of the Hellenistic world. In the space of a few hours you will have experienced three of the most stunning sites of the ancient Mediterranean cultures. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant in Didyma where you will be offered a buffet including many classic Mediterranean dishes served with unlimited local beverages. After a relaxing lunch we return to Kusadasi where you may enjoy a carpet demonstration and some time for shopping or return to the ship.

    Notes

    Please note: Wear comfortable, rubber soled shoes as there is a lot of walking and many steps inside the ancient cities. Wear a hat and sunscreen as it can get very warm here. Bring your camera. 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

    6.5

    Price

    129 (USD)

  • Kusadasi (Ephesus) - The Wonders of Ephesus & The House of the Virgin Mary

    Description

    This comprehensive SeaDream Land Adventure includes a guided tour of the stunning archaelogical site of Ephesus including the recently excavated Terrace Houses, but also adds a visit to the House of the Virgin Mary. Three popes have visited this important shrine, which is a pilgrimage site for visitors from all over the world. The House of the Virgin Mary is located on Mt. Pagus, and said to be where the Virgin Mary spent her final days. The site itself was discovered in part through the visions of an invalid nun in Germany who had never been out of her homeland. A tree-lined path leads to the ancient dwelling, tastefully restored in 1951. The tiny stone cottage exudes a calm and serenity befitting its original occupant. Below the house is the Fountain of Our Lady, where a sacred spring feeds three fonts, each bestowing a unique blessing on the visitor. Those not wishing to visit this site will be offered tea close by. The site of Ephesus gained importance from ancient time due to its well-placed port and its religious significance, which the locals were not above exploiting. After the Emperor Augustus proclaimed Ephesus the capital of the Asian Province in 27 BC, the city became one of the most important in the extended Roman Empire. Most of the buildings you will see date from that era when Ephesus had nearly one quarter million inhabitants. Begin at the Magnesia Gate, where your expert guide will take you on a leisurely downhill walk through the marble streets of the city, pausing to describe the significance of the sites along the way. View the Gymnasium, Odeon, Fountain of Trajan, Temple of Hadrian, Upper Agora, Town Hall, a Byzantine house, Roman baths, and the surprisingly efficient public toilets. One of the most imposing sites at Ephesus is the Library of Celsus. Finely decorated with columns and sculptures, the library was erected in 135 BC by a son in homage to his father. A short walk away is another significant structure, the amphitheater, which is known for its excellent acoustics. This is where St. Paul preached to the Ephesians, imploring them to give up their worship of Artemis and embrace the Christian faith. A highlight of your day will be entry to a newly opened and recently excavated portion of the historic site. The so-called Terrace Houses can be seen on the slopes behind Ephesus opposite the Temple of Hadrian. Those on the upper slopes are reached via steps and situated on the slopes of Bulbul Mountain with the roof of one house forming the terrace of the one above it. These houses were inhabited by wealthy Ephesians and are finely decorated with mosaics and frescoes. According to the evidence of the excavations, they were built in the period of Augustus and continued to be inhabited until the 7th century AD.

    Notes

    In order to avoid congestion, the sequence of sites visited may vary. Please bring sun protection and wear flat comfortable walking shoes, as there are stairs and uneven surfaces throughout the archaeological site. All guests will be issued with a state of the art listening aid called a "whisper". This will allow you to hear your guide very clearly. 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

    4.5

    Price

    89 (USD)

  • Kusadasi (Ephesus) - The Wonders of Ephesus & The Incredible Terrace Houses

    Description

    For ancient paganism as well as early Christianity, Ephesus was an important religious center, second only to Athens and later Jerusalem. Ephesus kept its important standing due to its well-placed port and its religious significance, which the locals were not above exploiting. After Emperor Augustus proclaimed Ephesus the capital of the Asian Province in 27 BC, the city became one of the most important in the extended Roman Empire. Most of the buildings you will see date from that era when Ephesus had nearly one quarter million inhabitants. Begin at the Magnesia Gate, where your expert and locally licensed guide will take you on a leisurely downhill walk through the marble streets of the city pausing to describe the significance of the sites along the way. View the Gymnasium, Odeon, Fountain of Trajan, Temple of Hadrian, Upper Agora, Town Hall, a Byzantine house, Roman baths and the surprisingly efficient public toilets. One of the most imposing sites at Ephesus is the Library of Celsus. Finely decorated with columns and sculptures, the library was erected in 135 BC by a son in homage to his father. A short walk away is another significant structure the amphitheater which is known for its excellent acoustics. They believe, this is where St. Paul preached to the Ephesians, imploring them to give up their worship of Artemis and embrace the Christian faith. A highlight of your day will be the entry to a newly opened portion of the historic site called the Terrace Houses. This incredible discovery can be seen on the slopes behind Ephesus opposite the Temple of Hadrian. Those on the upper slopes are reached via steps and situated on the slopes of Bulbul Mountain with the roof of one house forming the terrace of the one above it. These houses were inhabited by wealthy Ephesians and are finely decorated with mosaics and frescoes. According to the evidence of the excavations, they were built in the period of Augustus and continued to be inhabited until the 7th century AD. This is truly one of the best archeological sites on the planet and an absolute “must see” to anyone visiting Turkey!

    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. 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

    Price

    79 (USD)

  • Kepez (Troy & Gallipoli) - Ancient Troy

    Description

    This Yachting Land Adventure explores one of the most famous ancient sites in the world: legendary Troy. The name Troy refers both to the remains of a Bronze Age fortress at Hisarlik Hill near the entrance of the Dardanelles, and the legendary city of King Priam that was destroyed by Acheans in the Trojan War. The hill is associated with the sagas of the Trojan War and its description by Homer (750 BC) in his two epic poems "The Iliad" and "The Odyssey." Archaeological digs have revealed nine cities and various ruins of the city walls, typical house foundations, a temple and a theater. There is also a symbolic "Wooden Horse" near the site. Next to the entrance of the site you can see a small museum, where samples of the pottery work and finds from the east gate of Troy V, Temple of Athena, the Roman Theater and senate building are on display. After a short break outside of the Troy, you will drive back to the Archaeological Museum of Canakkale City. The archaeological museum houses many objects distributed in 5 different halls; Canakkale ceramics from 17th century to 20th centuries showing the city as one of the most important cities of ceramic production during the Ottoman Empire. View chest of drawers from the 19th century used in the oldest mansions of Canakkale indicating the best samples of wooden workmanship of the era, tomb steles from Kyzikos in Mysia and ancient towns of Troas region, many findings from Troy, arts discovered in Can and Yenice tumulus dating from Hellenistic period, findings from the ruins of Dardanos tumulus from 6th and 2nd centuries BC, and sculptural and architectural findings from Assos (Behramkale) and Gulpinar (Apollon Smintheion Holy Area). At the end of the visits, return to Kepez Port to rejoin the yacht.

    Notes

    Please wear comfortable walking shoes. 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. Additional land adventures and/or updated information, pricing and departure times will be sent to our guests with their documents - issued approximately 30 days prior to embarkation. Final pricing and departures times will be published onboard.

    Duration

    3

    Price

    139 (USD)

  • Kepez (Troy & Gallipoli) - The Battlefields of Gallipoli

    Description

    On this adventure you have the opportunity to pay a visit to perhaps the most moving site in all of Turkey: The Anzac Cove and the World War I battlefields of Gallipoli. We recommend that you make time and visit this hauntingly beautiful area where for more than nine months (1915-16) Allied and Turkish troops faced one another in one of the world's most tragic battles to gain control of this most important waterway the Dardanelles. In order to enhance your visit and understanding of the events we are bringing in some of the most knowledgeable guides all the way from Istanbul. Start your visit with anticipation as you cross from our pier on the Asian side to the European side of the Dardanelles by local ferry and come ashore where the ill-fated Allied landing was supposed to have been made. To honor the 500,000 soldiers who lost their lives at Gelibolu (Gallipoli), the peninsula was turned into the Gelibolu Historic National Park. The area includes memorial monuments, the Ariburnu Cliffs and Tuz Lake. The natural beauty of the green hills, sandy beaches and blue waters provides a fitting resting place to those who bravely fought and died in this historic battle of World War I. One of our favorite visits is to Chunuk Bair where you enjoy a special moment as you not only soak in the beautiful views of the peninsula but also look into the actual trenches where the soldiers watched out over the cliffs. Just close your eyes and try to image... Your fist visit will be the Ari Burnu Cemetery and North Beach on the Anzac Cove, the landing place of Australian & New Zealand army crops. Continue with a drive up to the Chunuk Bair, where you will visit the Lone Pine Australian Memorial and view the Johnston's Jolly Cemetery on route. You will see the trenches & tunnels of the battlefields and the New Zealand Memorial Monument on the top of the Chunuk Bair, which was one of the two targets that planned to capture on attack where Turkish defenders and soldiers of New Zealand & Britain fought closely. You will also have a panoramic view to Suvla Bay where there was a large and ideal location for the landing of additional troops during the war. Following this moving lesson of human history, re-board the local boat for the return to Kepez and SeaDream.

    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 tours in the SeaDream Yachting Land Adventures program are subject to change. Not all of the tours will be offered for all of the calls and departure times are subject to change. Additional tours and/or updated information, pricing and departure times will be sent to our guests with their documentation issued approximately 30 days prior to embarkation, under the "Yachting Land Adventures" tab.

    Duration

    5

    Price

    169 (USD)

  • Venice - Embarkation information Venice, Italy

    Description

    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.

    Duration

    N/A

    Price

    N/A (USD)

  • Venice - Romantic Gondola Evening Serenade

    Description

    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

    Price

    198 (USD)

  • Venice - The Grand Canal & Guggenheim Museum

    Description

    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

    Price

    198 (USD)

  • Venice - Venetian Palaces

    Description

    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

    Price

    168 (USD)

  • Mykonos - Tastes and Vineyards

    Description

    From teh SeaDream pier, board your coach for a 15 minutes drive to Fabrika area located in Mykonos Town. Together with your guide start your walk through the labirynth like narrow streets where you will first stop at the Old Bakery of Gioras to taste a warm, fresh made “koulouri” (sesame bun). Here, you will also have the chance to taste the local sweet “ amygdaloto” and the local drink “soumada”. Passing by the popular areas of “the three wells” and “Matoyinanni” where all the famous shops are located you reach the most photographed church of the island, Paraportiani. Continuing your walk you will pass by the open air fish and vegetable markets selling fresh local products. After your walking tour board your bus again for a drive to the unusual Asimomitis winery and vineyards. You will be welcomed by the owner, Mr Asimomitis, the unique man who believes that by playing classical music to his wines increases the flavor and character of the wines, but you be the judge as you taste 3 different kinds of wine (red,white and sweet ) together with fresh homemade local products and bread. Under the sounds of classical music you will be given the insight of the vineyard and the grapes. Following your visit to the winery you will return to the ship fulfilled with the tastes, smells and images of the real Mykonian life.

    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. 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

    Price

    149 (USD)

  • Mykonos - Horse Riding at the Beach

    Description

    Mykonos is not only the town with the white houses and narrow streets, the windmills and the famous beaches. It offers many alternative options and one of these is the horse riding. Board your vehicle for a short drive from the pier to the horse farm. Starting from the stables you will have approximately two hours horse riding from the area of Maou through the Mykonian countryside to the unique and secluded beach of Fokos and back to the stables. You will pass by a lake trail and the water dam of Mykonos and also ride on the beach of Fokos. You will also have the chance to enjoy a light snack at the beach. After you return to stables you will board your mini bus for your drive back to the pier.

    Notes

    Notes Casual dressing and comfortable walking shoes, sunscreen and a hat are recommended. Guests must be 12 year and above to participate. 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

    3

    Price

    209 (USD)

  • Mykonos - Tragonissi Island Sail

    Description

    Explore Mykonos beautiful beaches and islets while relaxing on a traditional wooden boat. You will start by taking a scenic drive to Platys Gialos beach where we will embark onto traditional wooden boats (Caiques). The adventure begins by cruising past all the South Coast beaches. You head for the uninhabited island of Tragonissi, well known for its beautiful coastline and caves. Tragonissi is a small and rocky island just east of the island of Mykonos. The island is uninhabited and accessible only by private boat, because there are no ferries going its direction. Tragonissi is a popular destination for divers because of its sea caves; there are several chambers and tunnels in the caves creating unique landscapes. The area is the exclusive habitat of the yellow sea anemone. There is also on the island a beautiful small sandy beach that is surrounded by high cliffs. According to literature sources, on the shores of Mykonos and the surrounding islands there have been 12 caves recorded, according to the morphological characteristics, they are suitable shelters for the seals, as potentially suitable for breeding. If weather permits we will go into the cave where we will have plenty of time to explore and swim. Wine and a variety of snacks will be served on the Caique. After a day filled with adventure you will head back to Platys Gialos relaxing and taking in the sun.

    Notes

    Bring your swim suit, towel, sunscreen and sun hat. 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

    4.5

    Price

    129 (USD)

  • Itea (Delphi) - Incredible – UNESCO Awarded Delphi

    Description

    For sheer grandeur of natural beauty combined with ancient ruins, there are few spots to rival UNESCO listed Delphi. Your guides 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

    Price

    119 (USD)

  • Itea (Delphi) - The UNESCO Site of St Lucas Monastery & Arachova Village

    Description

    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

    Price

    119 (USD)

  • Dubrovnik - Buggy Safari with Srdj Hill Views

    Description

    Dubrovnik Buggy Safari is the ultimate fun activity for people of all ages. Depart Port of Dubrovnik by foot toward lower Cable Car Station for enjoyable panoramic Cable Car ride toward Srdj Hill. Srdj Hill is Buggy tour starting point and today well known as Cable Car upper station where from the magnificent view of Dubrovnik Old Town and entire Riviera can be enjoyed. Upon arrival you will be met by professional instructors who will give brief tour introduction and Saftey Briefing. Program lasts about one hour and half and you get to drive off-road, see sights from the recent war, fortresses, villages, domestic animals, drive to the lush vegetation and enjoy amazing 360°view of the whole Dubrovnik area, islands and mountains behind the hill. After Buggy Safari you will have approximately 45 minutes to enjoy at Cable Car upper station before going back by Cable Car to lower Station and than by foot to the Old Town.

    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

    3.5

    Price

    139 (USD)

  • Dubrovnik - UNESCO's Walled City Walk with Oysters & Wine

    Description

    "Those who seek paradise on earth", George Bernard Shaw once wrote, "should come to Dubrovnik". Today, he might add that Dubrovnik is the place for all those who wish to renew themselves and their faith in human nature. 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 you will visit The Cathedral built on the remains of another one built in the 12th century that was destroyed in 1667 by an disastrous earthquake. Today its treasure contains one of the finest collections of gold and silver in Europe. The Dominican Monastery & Church with its finest collection of Renaissance paintings in Dubrovnik. Among many local and Italian masters the highlight is a painting by Tizian. Other fine buildings will be viewed from the outside: the Sponza Palace notable for its column courtyard with elaborate stone carvings, The Church of Saint Blaise, Onofriou`s Fountain, and more... At the end of your walking discovery, your guide will escort you to a local oyster & sushi bar located close to the Old Town port where you will be able to taste delicious oysters from the Adriatic sea and have a glass of wine before going back to your SeaDream yacht.

    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 Land Adventure. It is your option to enjoy this portion of the day on your own. The selling price for this land adventure 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

    Price

    59 (USD)

  • Dubrovnik - Embarkation Information: Dubrovnik, Croatia

    Description

    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.

    Duration

    N/A

    Price

    N/A (USD)

  • Dubrovnik - Adriatic Sea Adventure

    Description

    Dubrovnik is a very popular destination for our Club Members (repeat guests) It was time to add a new unique adventure in this incredible port of call. Try it, we think you will like it! One of the famous sea explorers Jacques Costeau has voted the Dubrovnik Riviera on of the cleanest and best preserved waters in the world today. Boarding a luxurious inflatable zodiac boat in the Old Town Port, you and a select few SeaDream guests will cruise along the Lokrum Island and the old city walls which looks very impressive from the sea side. You will have the possibility to admire the old city of Dubrovnik taking nice pictures. Continue with a cruise along the Lapad Peninsula and passing close by the charming Grebeni Lighthouse toward Kolocep Island. Continue to the outer side of Kolocep island for the snorkeling in the Modra Spilja Cave. The adventure will proceed towards the other side of the island of Kolocep, settlement Donje Celo which has a beautiful and very popular sandy beach. Here you will have free time to relax in the sun and swim or to ride on tubs through the beautiful bay of Donje Celo. A light lunch and drink will be served at restaurant Vila Rose before returning to Dubrovnik and your SeaDream yacht.

    Notes

    Please wear a swim suite and to borrow a SeaDream Towel from the gangway. The price for this Land Adventure 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

    4.5

    Price

    219 (USD)

  • Dubrovnik - Traditional Dubrovnik

    Description

    This is an opportunity to explore the beautiful natural setting of the green and fertile Konalve valley. Scenic drive through the small and picturesque villages will first take you to the village of Ljuta where you will visit Old Mill called Mlinica Dvori which is still in function today. Here you will be able to see demonstration of flour production using traditional methods where the water power stone mill. There is a system of watermills and stamp mills built on river Ljuta which consisted of eight watermills for flour, two watermills for oil and three stamp mills. When the Dubrovnik Republic bought Konavle, there were four mills on the upper stream of the river. After 1550, the system called “lower mills” was built and has been preserved until today. The functioning of the mills was based on a canal system, and some of them were driven by three aqueducts. Most of the buildings were on the western bank apart from the Đivanović stamp mill, which was on the eastern bank. The mill system was extremely important for the economy of Konavle and the Republic as a whole. The river source and the upper stream is under protection of the Government as a park of nature, whereas the watermill is protected as a cultural monument. Upon visiting Watermills and Stamp Mills continue your trip toward Gruda Village where Antonia Ruskovic keep tradition of small ancient handcraft of silk production. Silk is one of the oldest textile fibers known to mankind. During the Roman Empire, it was sold for its weight in gold. Here in Konavle Valley, near Dubrovnik, women keep alive the ancient craft of silk production, not for profit but for the sake of tradition. The silk thread produced here is mostly used for embroidering the beautiful national costume of the Konavle region. In the 1990s, during the war in Croatia, the Konavle Valley was occupied by hostile forces and many of its houses were sacked and burned down. Along with the houses, hundreds and hundreds of handmade national costumes were lost. After the war ended, the women of Konavle decided to start from scratch so that they could leave a piece of their beautiful heritage for future generations. They started making the costumes even when they were still refugees. Several volunteer groups were formed to help. This Cruise with Purpose excursion enables you to share in this magnificent cultural endeavor as you produce a silk thread in the age-old, traditional manner. The thread you produce will be used to embroider new costumes. Listen to an explanation of the whole process, from cocoon boiling, to thread reeling, dyeing, plying, reeling, weaving, and embroidering. Enjoy the hospitality of a host in the village and connect with some of this ancient country's profound cultural values as you actively participate in their rebirth and restoration. Upon this very unique experience continue your trip toward Dubrovnik for the guided tour of the Old Town.

    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

    Price

    149 (USD)

  • Hvar - Best of Both Worlds, Hvar Island & Town

    Description

    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 at 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 its 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 its 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. 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

    Price

    89 (USD)

  • Hvar - Archipelago Kayak Adventure & Snorkel

    Description

    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.

    Notes

    Guests are requested to wear a swim suite and to borrow a SeaDream Towel from the gangway. 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

    Price

    109 (USD)

  • Hvar - Secret Hvar

    Description

    The Island of Hvar boasts a mild climate and lush subtropical vegetation. With this guided land adventure you will visit the most beautiful parts of Hvar Island. You will get to see places rarely visited by tourists as even some of the locals don't know they exist - all completely inaccessible by regular buses or rental cars. H.O.T. off road vehicle is suitable for people of all ages and is one of the best ways of discovering the island's hidden charms. Drive through typical old villages, see outstanding scenery and capture the authentic Dalmatian charm of the island! Experience the untouched nature, climb the hills for beautiful panoramic views and then descend through olive groves and vineyards to the coast! Hvar is renowned for its beautiful valleys and picturesque bays but also for the indulgent lifestyle it has to offer. H.O.T. is the best possible way for you to discover the most precious hidden corners of Hvar, enjoy breathtaking scenery and taste some of that Mediterranean '''chill'!

    Notes

    Bumpy Roads & Spectacular Views. There is minimum amount of walking involved. Walking which is included is over rough, uneven ground, therefore this adventure is not recommended for guests with limited mobility. 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

    4

    Price

    139 (USD)

  • Hvar - Sailing Hvar Archipelago

    Description

    Experience the Mediterranean 'chill' during this half-day Silver Shore Expedition sailing and snorkeling adventure. The Island of Hvar boasts a mild climate and lush subtropical vegetation. During this tour, visit the most beautiful parts of the island and see places rarely visited by tourists; even some of the locals don't know they exist - all completely inaccessible by regular tour activities. Pakleni Islands Sail: Sail from Hvar town to Pakleni Islands archipelago, a labyrinth of islands, stopping in several bays for swimming and snorkeling while letting the weather and winds guide you. Depending on the strength of the wind and general weather conditions, sail for approximately 30 to 45 minutes before reaching your first stop in one of the secluded bays surrounding the islands. Palmizana Bay: Slip in to the clear water to enjoy swimming or snorkeling before sailing on to your next stop at Palmizana Bay, where you may have the chance to visit the bay and if you wish and perhaps purchase a refreshment at one of popular bars or restaurants located in the bay. Lunch On Board: Lunch will be served on board your sailing vessel and will include cold buffet dishes consisting of different local island specialties of fish, vegetables and pasta. Hvar is renowned for its beautiful valleys and picturesque bays but also for the indulgent lifestyle it has to offer. This tour is the best possible way for you to discover the most precious hidden corners of Hvar.

    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

    5

    Price

    199 (USD)

  • Rovinj - Istria Truffle Story

    Description

    An exclusive SeaDream experience awaits a small group of our guests today. Few areas of the world afford a real search for the "culinary gold" known as truffles, and most truffle farmers are extremely cautious of "trespassers" to protect their valuable crop. The best period to search for the truffles (white truffles) is between October to December, period of year between January to September is good for searching (black truffles) which is little bit lower quality than white truffles. You and your fellow luck SeaDreamers will be leaving Rovinj by bus toward the Istria Peninsula Hinterland to the village of Paladini where you will meet with the Karlic Family (A grandfather, mother, grandchildren and dogs) at their Farm. The truffle business of the Karlić family from Paladini near Buzet was established last century by Mr Ivan Rašpolić, in 1966 to be exact. Back then Motovun forest was quite bigger than today. Both white and black truffles found in that area were considered to be among the best quality truffles in Istria. However, one of the richest truffle fields now lies at the bottom of the Butoniga lake! At the Farm, your host - Karlic Family - will give an introduction to the truffles and the history of truffles in Istra and their family. You will taste delicious products made of truffles all prepared by the family, including Istrian cheese with truffles, sausages with truffles, truffle patte, honey with truffles, olive oil with truffles. The highlight of tasting is a live interactive presentation of making famous Istrian “fritaja” scrambled eggs with truffles, when you will have the opportunity to join in cooking the fritaja. After tasting, your hosts will take you to a truffle hunt in their own woods where they grow and harvest black truffle. All the truffles are actually hidden. However, their strong smell and of course trained dogs recognize them very well. After your “truffle” experience your land adventure will be going to a medieval town of Motovun. This captivating hilltop town is one of the characteristic symbols of the Istrian interior. The Romanesque-Gothic bell tower with a crenulated crown from the 13th century, standing next to the Parish Church of St. Stephen from the 17th century, dominates the town's historic core. In the central square is the Romanesque Municipal Palace, the largest secular building in Istria of that period surrounded by many other historic buildings. You will enjoy a walk of the town and some free time for exploring this beautiful town before continue your trip back to Rovinj.

    Notes

    While ever effort is made by the guides to locate truffles (they are invisible!), SeaDream cannot guarantee that they will be found! In an effort to make this Yachting Land Adventure a genuine truffle hunt, we have advised the guides not to 'plant' truffles in the hope that you will enjoy the authenticity of the experience and thrill of the hunt. The period from January through September is considered a good period to search for the black variety while October through December is a better period for white truffles. Please wear flat comfortable walking shoes and remember that you will be walking through forest and other natural surroundings where the path can be muddy. And, for those not in the know, forests all over the world harbor insects, including mosquitoes; we recommend that you bring, and use, insect repellant (if you did not bring your own, it is available for sale in the gift shop onboard). Should it be a hot & sunny day during your visit, please bring protection from the sun and extra water, which is available, complimentary, at the gangway. A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures and participation on this adventure is limited to 24 guests divided into two smaller groups, each with their own local truffle guide. If you have not pre-booked 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

    6

    Price

    179 (USD)

  • Rovinj - Lim Fjord Sea Kayaking Adventure

    Description

    Upon disembarkation of your yacht, you will board your local transportation and start your scenic ride towards the Lim Fjord where the active adventure introduction will start. You and your fellow guests will start your sea kayak adventure along the protected area of Lim bay. You will enjoy paddling along the bay, with its steep banks, passing beside the cultivation of mollusks and fish to the end of Lim bay. During the trip, you will stop on a wild beach for swimming and snorkeling along with some nice refreshments. After snorkeling and swimming, enjoy more kayaking along the Lim Fjord before returning to your starting point and going back to the yacht in Rovinj.

    Notes

    Guests are requested to wear a swim suite and to borrow a SeaDream Towel from the gangway. 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

    Price

    99 (USD)

  • Rovinj - Parenzana Bike Trail

    Description

    The Parenzana biking trail got its name from the famous railroad that connected Istria with the heartland of Austria-Hungary, i.e. Poreč in Croatia with Trieste in Italy. The railroad brought great prosperity to the local inhabitants, which is why it’s mentioned with respect and nostalgia in stories even today. Parenzana’s route passes through the tame landscape of Istria which conceals a huge natural wealth. It is precisely through this famous railroad that used to be of life importance that many nature lovers have gotten to know the uniqueness and beauty of Istria, Croatia. The diversity of plant and wildlife in the lush forests will take you back to another time, and passages cut into massive rocks and deep chasms will remind you of nature’s magnificence, and leave no one with a sense of indifference. Because of the extraordinary significance of this landmark, the Parenzana bike trail was created, and is also known today as the Trail of Health and Friendship because it connects three countries - Italy, Slovenia and Croatia. Join us for this active and incredibly scenic guided adventure!

    Notes

    Guests are requested to dress appropriately and to take extra water as well as a SeaDream Towel from the gangway. 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

    5.5

    Price

    109 (USD)

  • Rovinj - Great Wines of Istra

    Description

    Istra is known by its delicious truffles, virgin olive oil and great wines. Today you will visit couple of many famous and renowned wine producers in Istra region. The tour starts from town of Rovinj where you will board your bus to start a scenic drive going inland in Istra, passing through picturesque small villages and hilltop towns before you will reach village of Vizinade where Arman Family proiduces their wine in their vinery. Above the River Mirna, in Narduci, the family tradition is transmitted from generations. Arman learned from his father, while his children are already preparing to inherit the family heritage. Those are some of the best istrian wines – the valuable teran, received many awards and golden prizes, the malvasia, and the particularly mentioned chardonnay and the sauvignon blanc. The blend of traditional and modern approach in the production and the presentation of the wine are visible in the cellar of Arman family surrounded by their wineyards. After an introduction of wine production your host, the owner of the cellar, will invite you to join him in tasting of his wines. You will have opportunity to decide upon three sorts of nice collection of wines Arman family is producing: Malvasia, Malvasia (classic), Chardonnay, Muskat, Teran, Teran (barrique), Cabernet Sauvignon and enjoy in home made cheese and bread. From Arman winery, drive towards west, where the town of Porec will be nearby. However you will not pay attention to the town of Porec since you will stop in village of Persurici to visit one of the most interesting new wineries in Istria. Misal Winery is a family owned business following their family’s centuries-old wine-growing and wine-making tradition. They started productions of natural sparkling wines in modest circumstances, and at the beginning the production was of limited scope with total hundred bottles of only one sort of sparkling wine. Creating the recognizable name of Misal, the family can today say that they are one of the largest producers of natural sparkling wine in Croatia. The annual production increased several times over, so now days they produce and bottle around 40 thousand bottles of sparkling wine yearly. Visit the winery and find out how sparkling wine is produced, interesting facts about the wine, and differences between sorts and how to match it to certain food. From Persurici enjoy in short drive through the Istrian country-side to the village of Sveti Lovrec, where we visit the wine cellar of Matosevic Family – one of the most known Croatian Wine Producers. Mr. Matosevic used to say – “Our wine story is not usual and it is not a product of a hundred years old tradition. We are new. We started making wine as a hobby! After spending some time with the Matosevic family, you are invited to sample their wines, accompanied by some home-made cheese and smoked ham. From there, you will board your coaches and continue back to Rovinj full of great Istrian wines, full of experience and stories to share.

    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

    5

    Price

    209 (USD)

  • Corinth Canal (Transit) - Transiting The Corinth Canal

    Description

    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 olkos 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 Tupp, aide-de-camp to the King of Italy. The project was completed by the Greek Corinth Canal Company. 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).

    Notes

    Duration

    N/A

    Price

    N/A (USD)

  • Parga - Acheron River Safari

    Description

    Get your feet wet wading into the clear waters of Acheron river while enjoying its peaceful surroundings and amazing scenery. After a 5 minutes walk through the Old city of Parga you board your coach for a drive to the beautiful Gliki village. This little village sits inland next to the picturesque Acheron River. Acheron was known as the mystical river Styx of Greek mythology believed to lead to the entrance of the underworld and Kingdom of Hades. Following a 10 minute walk from the village, you reach the banks of the river where your exploration will start. You change into your swimsuit and waterproof shoes and wade into the clear waters. The river is very shallow in most of its part and flows peacefully through the spectacular Gliki gorge. As the gorge gets narrow the water level gradually rises but you will be able to stop at the depth you feel most comfortable with. Enjoy a relaxing rafting descent in the sparkling waters of Acheron river, ideal even for beginners. As you glide through the tranquil waters you will admire the unspoilt nature of the surrounding forest and the flowing willow trees and listen to the birds singing above your heads. Finish your exploration with a zip of wine and a bite of fresh Greek salad & tzatziki and bread at a river side tavern before your return to the yacht.

    Notes

    We recommend that you wear your swimsuit with a cover up. Water shoes are strongly 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. Not all of the land adventures shown will be offered on all voyages and departure times are subject to change.

    Duration

    4

    Price

    139 (USD)

  • Parga - The beautiful city of Ioannina

    Description

    Leave Parga for a 90 minute drive to the attractive, historic city of Ioannina. Built at a lakeside setting this city offers its visitors a combination of innumerable historical monuments and museums and landscapes of unbelievable natural beauty. You start with a visit at the castle of Ioannina where the Municipal Ethnographic Museum is situated inside the Mosque of Aslan Pasha. The museum contains exhibits of the Greek, the Turkish and the Jewish community. You will admire Karaiskakis damask sword, local costumes, weaving and silver collections and woodcut exhibits. Opposite the mosque is the weapons museum with all kinds of weapons such as swords, knives and sabers from the ante-revolutionary period until the Balkan wars. You continue your tour with a boat ride in the lake to reach a small island where the house, now a museum, of Ali Pasha is located. Upon your return to the city you will have the opportunity to sit in one of the lake front restaurants to have a taste of ouzo and some Greek snacks. Then board your coach for the return drive to Parga and your SeaDream yacht.

    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

    6

    Price

    159 (USD)

  • Sibenik - Krka National Park & Waterfalls

    Description

    A short drive north of Sibenik takes us to the Krka National Park. The park encloses an area of 42 square miles along the Krka River. The area has numerous travertine waterfalls and cascades along the river which falls a total of 800 feet from its start in the Dinaric Mountains. Upon arrival at the Park we head for the last set of falls before the river meets the sea. The Skradinski Buk Falls form a spectacular multi-level cascade over travertine cliffs. They are 150 feet tall and are segmented in 17 greater or smaller stages interspersed with a series of miniature azure lakes. The Krka river comes in contact with sea water in this area. Bring your bathing suit so that you can take a dip just below the falls. Krka is rich in flora and fauna with well over 200 bird species living here, making it one of the most valuable ornithological areas in Europe. This unique area has been kept in its original state. After a guided walking tour you will have some time to explore the Park on your own before boarding bus for the return drive back to Sibenik.

    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

    3

    Price

    129 (USD)

  • Sibenik - Dalmatian Origins & Panoramas

    Description

    Depart Sibenik by bus along the Adriatic Coast towards Village of Stankovci. In the House of Dalmatian´s prosciutto guests will be able to see a live production of these gastronomic delights, learn about the method of production and specifics of Dalmatian prosciutto, taste and of course buy the products exactly where they're produced. Manufacturing facility is equipped with the latest technological solutions, but also whenever possible, they are using natural system of drying with strong Mediterranean wind - "bura". On the way back to Sibenik, you shall make a stop at Krka rest area. Rest area is situated on the left side of the river Krka where the bridge connects two banks, on the rocks from which a beautiful view is extended on The lake Prokljan , magnificent bridge, the river Krka and especially on town Skradin. The rest area Krka is situated in a decorated horticultural environment where, among the fields of immortelle, lavender, rosemary and sage, a hundred years old olive trees stand out. Town of Sibenik was founded by Croats more than a thousand years ago. The first records of it date from the year of 1066. Sibenik has an important place in the Croatian construction heritage by well-preserved historical core of the town and numerous architectural accomplishments of the monument category. It is characteristic by its ancient fortresses surrounding it and by its monumental gothic – renaissance Cathedral of St. Jacob, as well as narrow streets so called «kalas», numerous churches «scattered» round this town and its surroundings. Your walking tour includes a guided walking tour through the old part of the town where you will see the finest sites including Cathedral of St. Jacob one of the finest sacral monuments in Dalmatia, you will see from outside the City Hall, the Baroque Orthodox Church, as well as the historic nucleus with its stone streets, commercial and crafts center.

    Notes

    A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures and some have limited capacity. If not already booked, 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 adventures will be offered for all of the calls and departure times are subject to change. Final pricing will be published onboard.

    Duration

    5

    Price

    139 (USD)

  • Piran - Piran Walking Tour

    Description

    The compact town's history dates back to the Greeks, deriving its name from pyr, the Greek word for fire; centuries ago, bonfires were lit at the tip of the peninsula to guide ships to the port of Koper. Piran has preserved the medieval layout with narrow streets and compact houses, which rise in steps from coastal lowland into the hills and gives the area a typical Mediterranean feel. This delightful land adventure will take us into the heart of this Venetian harbor town. Your local guide will meet you at the SeaDream pier and lead you into the Tartini Square, the heart of Piran, The Square is named for the famous composer and violinist Giuseppe Tartini, who was born in Piran. The most beautiful building in this square is a Venetian Gothic house from the first half of the 15th century, with a typical balcony and window trifora in Venetian Gothic style. The picturesque background of the square is rounded off by the cathedral on a hill with a fine view of the Bay of Trieste. During the tour, you will walk through narrow streets and see typical houses, which are decorated with the traditional lion and book. During the adventure, you will make a short stop to taste the local wine and snacks of the area.

    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. Final tour details will be announced onboard.

    Duration

    2.5

    Price

    59 (USD)

  • Piran - Home of The Lipizzaner Horses

    Description

    Many of you will have heard of the famous white horses of the Spanish Riding School in Vienna. Established during the Austrian Empire in 1572, it is the oldest riding school of its kind in the world. The school uses exclusively the Lipizzaner horse which for many years came from the Lipica Stud Farm in the picturesque Karst region of western Slovenia which was part of the Austrian Empire at the time. The stud farm was founded in 1580 and, today, is a jewel among the cultural and historical monuments of the Republic of Slovenia. For over four centuries, the Lipica Stud Farm has nurtured the tradition of breeding and selecting thoroughbred horses. In the period after World War II, Lipica established its own classical riding school and has successfully performed with its horses at various equestrian events all over the world. The tour to the Lipica Stud Farm is a unique experience to admire the white horses. Their elegance and beauty will capture your attention with kindness and grace. A professional guide will introduce us to the historical background. On arrival at the stable we will be able to view a training session of the school horses. The tour will include a guided visit of the stables and free time to explore the venue on your own. After the visit our coach will drive us through pleasant countryside back to Piran.

    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

    4.5

    Price

    169 (USD)

Prices are per person, in USD. Duration is in hours.


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