Voyage Overview

Venice to Civitavecchia (Rome)

06/21/2014 - 07/02/2014

11 Days

SeaDream II

Date Ports of Call Arrive Depart
Jun 21, 2014 Venice 2 PM - 4 PM (Embarkation) Evening
Jun 22, 2014 Rab Mid-day Late evening
Jun 23, 2014 Sibenik Morning Afternoon
Jun 23, 2014 Hvar Evening Overnight
Jun 24, 2014 Hvar Late evening
Jun 25, 2014 Dubrovnik Morning Late evening
Jun 26, 2014 Kotor Morning Afternoon
Jun 27, 2014 Sarande (Butrint), Albania Morning Mid-day
Jun 28, 2014 Taormina (Etna) Sicily Morning Afternoon
Jun 28, 2014 Stromboli, Sicily - scenic navigation Late evening Late evening
Jun 29, 2014 Positano Morning Late evening
Jun 30, 2014 Capri Morning Evening
Jul 01, 2014 Ponza Morning Afternoon
Jul 02, 2014 Civitavecchia (Rome) Morning 8 AM - 10 AM (Disembarkation)

Ports

  • 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.

  • Rab

    The island of Rab, located just off the northern Croatian coast in the Adriatic Sea, is rich in cultural heritage and cultural-historical monuments. The town, encircled by 12-century medieval walls, offers beautiful views of the harbor, a plethora of churches and four campaniles that are still the town’s most conspicuous landmarks. Visit the Church of Justina with its museum of sacral art, the Church of St. John the Baptist, the Prince’s Palace or the sculptures of Draga. The island is very popular with tourists and families for its beautiful nature, beaches, heritage and many cultural events.

  • 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.

  • 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”.

  • 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.

  • Kotor

    Kotor is a coastal town in Montenegro. The old Mediterranean port of Kotor is surrounded by an impressive city wall built by the Republic of Venice and the Venetian influence remains dominant among the architectural influences. In 1979 the Bay of Kotor, City of Kotor and the surrounding territory have been listed in the UNESCO Heritage as a Cultural Site. SeaDream usually navigates close by the small islands of St. George and Our Lady of the Reef. The Bay of Kotor stretches 28 km and is one of the most indented parts of the Adriatic Sea. It is sometimes called the southern-most fjord in Europe (though it is actually a submerged river canyon called a ria). SeaDream typically docks steps away from the town. SeaDream has arranged a few different Yachting Land Adventures. One of them is a walking discovery and the other will show you the heritage and countryside of Montenegro. For the active guests, there’s incredible biking along the coast as well as a hike up to the fortress. On occasion, SeaDream may dock in the bay and tender directly to the town. We regret that watersports are not allowed in this protected area.

  • Sarande (Butrint), Albania

    This attractively situated port and seaside town lies in the very south of Albania, close to the border with Greece. The Greek island of Corfu can be clearly seen across the channel. The town is built back from a small beach with a pleasant palm-fringed esplanade. Located close by are not one, but two different UNESCO World Heritage sites! The first is the ancient city of Butrint which is now a national park where the remains of 3,000 years of occupation are piled on top of one another. The other site is the town of Gjirokastra, where the old town is a rare example of a well-preserved Ottoman town.

  • Taormina (Etna) Sicily

    SeaDream yachts anchor in the bay of Giardini Naxos and offer fantastic views of recently awarded UNESCO Natural Site of Mt. Etna (2013) as well as Taormina perched on the cliffside. Shuttle bus service has been arranged to transport guests from Giardini Naxos to the entrance gate of Taormina town. For the SeaDream active guests, office led hikes and bike rides could also transport you to Taormina town or continue up to Castelmola which provides amazing views of the surrounding areas. Perhaps the “must do” adventure here would be to ascent Mt. Etna with your fellow SeaDreamers. Kindly check the Land Adventure tab for the specifics. Other options include an incredible and authentic feast at the Godfather Villa. This “SeaDream Excusive” Land Adventure requires a high minimum to operate but it’s worth every penny! As we are anchored and if conditions allow, we will offer water sports both in the morning and in the afternoon. Multo Bene!

  • Stromboli, Sicily - scenic navigation

    On certain routes, SeaDream has planned to stop late evening so guests can view and hear the power and beauty of this active volcano. Stromboli is one of 8 small islands in the Aeolian group in Tyrrhenian Sea. It’s located just off the north coast of Sicily, containing one of the three active volcanoes in Italy. It has been almost constantly erupting in some manor for the past 200 years. Some refer to this island as the "Lighthouse of the Mediterranean".

  • Positano

    Positano is one of the most picturesque villages along the Unesco awarded Amalfi Coast (Costiera Amalfitana), in Campania, Italy. The town itself is perched on an enclave on the face of a hill and winds down towards the sea. This incredible setting has been enjoyed by writers, movie stars and millions of tourist each year. John Steinbeck visited in the 50s and stated “Positano bites deep. It is a dream place that isn’t quite real when you are there and becomes beckoningly real after you have gone.” The movie Under the Tuscan Sun and several others have been shot on location here. Besides the incredibly romantic vies, it offers excellent shopping, nice beach, hiking opportunities and a few world recognized and award winning hotels such as Le Sirenuse and Il San Pietro di Positano amongst others. As large coaches cannot navigate down to the pier, only private arrangements are available here. You can book a very nice sedan or van to take you to the neighboring villages or even to Pompeii. As SeaDream anchors just of the pier, you may have the opportunity to access the yachts marina and water toys (conditions and local approval permitting).

  • Capri

    Capri may very well be the most popular island on the planet? It is a beautiful Italian island in the Tyrrhenian Sea just off the Sorrentine Peninsula, on the south side of the Bay of Naples. Capri town is the island's main population center. The island has two harbors, Marina Piccola and Marina Grande (the main port of the island). The separate village of Anacapri is located high on the hills to the west. From there visitors can continue up to the highest point Mt. Solero. Besides some simply amazing shopping boutiques, the island has so much to offer including the ever popular Grotta Azzura, Villa Jovis, Giardini di Augusto, Certosa di San Giacomo, Villa San Michele di Axel Munthe and the uniquely shaped Faraglioni rocks. SeaDream has put together most of the sights into one adventure called “Discovering the Island of Love” Kindly check the Land Adventures tab for more information. There’s also some great hikes available on the island, check with the activities team on board for more information.

  • Ponza

    Ponza is a truly delightful island in the Tyrrhenian Sea, is part of the Pontine Island group and located in the region of Lazio. The island is uniquely shaped like a crescent moon. Its glistening blue coastline is varied and dramatic with several rocky coves and sandy beaches as well as numerous grottos, caves and craggy cliffs. The island has crystal clear waters and is ideal for sunbathing, swimming, snorkelling and scuba diving. You may want to explore some of the magnificent beaches or ask the officers to lead a nice bike ride across the island. Depending on the sea conditions and approval from the local authorities, we plan on offering full water sports anchored of this Italian gem.

  • Civitavecchia (Rome)

    One of the largest and busiest ports in the Mediterranean, Civitavecchia is the gateway to Rome. Rome's incredible history spans over 2,500 years. Rome has been awarded on of the most-visited cities in the world. Its historic center is listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Monuments and museums such as the Vatican Museums and the Colosseum are amongst the world's 50 most visited destinations. With its unique size SeaDream yachts are generally the first vessel in line at Civitavecchia. On some days, nine ships of various sizes can be seen in this busy port of call. It has come to our attention that some local taxi drivers at the airport may tell you that you can embark earlier than the scheduled 2:00 PM. Please note that this information is false and we kindly ask you to make your arrangements accordingly in order to avoid arriving at the pier prior to 2:00 PM. We thank you for your understanding. Some limo and transfer companies found on the web may not have the proper permits to enter the inner port area. Please double check with your service provider to see if they can actually take you all the way to the yacht. In some cases you may be dropped off at the port entrance and would need to take a shuttle bus with your luggage. Our Destination Specialists “DDP Incentive” have prepared pre and post voyage options for your consideration. Please check http://www.ddpincentive.it/972/Rome For more information. They are also happy to arrange your transfers, hotels and any personalized adventure for you. Please e-mail Francesca@ddpincentive.it Should you wish to call them directly please try; +39 0654 31288.


Suites & Staterooms

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Owner's Suite

Book Today & Save Fare: $ 20,099

Brochure Fare: $ 28,500

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Admiral Suite

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Brochure Fare: $ 27,750

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Commodore Suite Deck 3

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Brochure Fare: $ 23,800

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Commodore Suite Deck 2

Book Today & Save Fare: $ 14,099

Brochure Fare: $ 22,800

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Yacht Club Deck 4 Stateroom

Book Today & Save Fare: $ 10,099

Brochure Fare: $ 12,400

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Yacht Club Deck 3 Stateroom

Book Today & Save Fare: $ 9,099

Brochure Fare: $ 11,900

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Yacht Club Deck 2 Stateroom

Book Today & Save Fare: $ 7,999

Brochure Fare: $ 11,400

Government, Port, Document Issuance, Handling & Service fees: $671 per guest

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

  • Civitavecchia (Rome) - Embarkation / Arrival information

    Description

    The yacht is scheduled to be docked at the port of Civitavecchia at one of the following berths: 10, 11, 12 South or 12 North. After entering the port area through the South Gate, you should see a large road sign indicating at which berth the SeaDream Yacht is located. Port Agent Information: Hugo Trumpy, Lungo Porto Gramsci, 19/4, 00053 Civitavecchia, Italy, Tel: (+39) 0766 3621, Fax: (+39) 0766 501515, Email: cruise.ops@htrumpycv.com -Distance Airport to Port Rome (Leonardo da Vinci, aka Fiumicino) airport to the port of Civitavecchia is 47 miles. Please allow 45 minutes to 1 hour transit time.

    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. Please note: there are no air conditioned waiting facilities in the port of Civitavecchia. SeaDream highly recommends that you wait in or explore Rome before you make your way to Civitavecchia. It has come to our attention that some local taxi drivers at the airport may tell you that you can embark earlier than the scheduled 2:00 PM. Please note that this information is false and we kindly ask you to make your arrangements accordingly in order to avoid arriving at the pier prior to 2:00 PM. We thank you for your understanding. Some limo and transfer companies found on the web do not have the proper permits to enter the inner port area. Please double check with your service provider to see if they can actually take you all the way to the yacht. In some cases you may be dropped off at the port entrance and would need to take a shuttle bus with your luggage. 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.

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  • Positano - Positano - Port Information

    Description

    This is a charming and upscale yachting port best explored independently. Private sedans and vans can be arranged and are the only transport allowed in the town limits. Would you like to visit the region and its sites at your own pace? Please consult your onboard Club Director about available private arrangements including sedans, vans and licensed guides (Only at Pompeii) services.

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  • Positano - Private Air Conditioned Sedan & Driver

    Description

    These sedans (Mercedes C/E-Class or similar) seat up to three - four guests and are an enjoyable way to explore the scenic UNESCO awarded coastline and allow you to travel at your own pace. For example, you may select a trip to Amalfi, at a distance of about 11-miles/18 km along the scenic coastal road. Another option is the lovely town of Ravello, just a bit further past Amalfi; 15-miles/24 km from Positano. A lovely place for lunch in Ravello is the Hotel Caruso, a charming Orient-Express Hotel at a superb location. Price: $479.00 per sedan, up to 4 guests, 4 hours (3 guests in the back seat); Price: $659.00 per sedan, up to 4 guests, 7 hours (3 guests in the back seat); If you require more space, please check our available van options. Licensed guides (for Pompeii Site Only) and Pompeii entrance tickets can be arranged. Please check with the team on board the yacht for more details.

    Notes

    No entrance fees or meals are included which are at your own expense. The drivers may not speak conversational English. SeaDream can’t guarantee fluent English speaking drivers. Traffic along the Amalfi Coast is unpredictable and traffic congestion may occur. Take your time, and enjoy the views while your driver takes care of the rest. The prices shown are PER SEDAN for up to 4 guests. (We suggest a max of 3) Sedans, vans and guides are in high demand. Please make your reservations as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. All prices in the SeaDream Yachting Land Adventures program are subject to change. Final pricing and departures times will be published onboard.

    Duration

    4-7

    Price

    479 / 659 (USD)

  • Positano - Private Air Conditioned Van & Driver

    Description

    Are your traveling with a small group of family and/or friends? Would you like to follow your own pace and itinerary? In this case we would like to recommend the use of an air-conditioned van with driver for an enjoyable way to explore the scenic UNESCO awarded coastline and allow you to travel at your own pace. For example, you may select a trip to Amalfi, at a distance of about 11-miles/18 km along the scenic coastal road. Another option is the lovely town of Ravello, just a bit further past Amalfi; 15-miles/24 km from Positano. A lovely place for lunch in Ravello is the Hotel Caruso, a charming Orient-Express Hotel at a superb location. Price: $569.00 per van, up to 8 guests, 4 hours; Price: $939.00 per van, up to 8 guests, 7 hours; Licensed guides (for Pompeii Site Only) and Pompeii entrance tickets can be arranged. Please check with the team on board the yacht for more details.

    Notes

    No entrance fees or meals are included which are at your own expense. The drivers may not speak conversational English. SeaDream can’t guarantee fluent English speaking drivers. Traffic along the Amalfi Coast is unpredictable and traffic congestion may occur. Take your time, and enjoy the views while your driver takes care of the rest. The prices shown are PER VAN. Sedans, vans and guides are in high demand. Please make your reservations as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. All prices in the SeaDream Yachting Land Adventures program are subject to change. Final pricing and departures times will be published onboard.

    Duration

    4-7 hours

    Price

    Varies (USD)

  • Capri - Blue Grotto Junket

    Description

    Touristy, kitschy and fun! For those that "must-see" this well-known and visited grotto, SeaDream has made some special arrangements for you. A local motorboat pulls alongside the SeaDream gangway to transfer you, with a guide, to the famous Grotta Azzurra. You'll zip along the northern coast of the island before arriving at the grotto entrance, where SeaDream guests get priority over the usual tourist crowds. Transfer to one of the small rowboats that enter the grotto and the most extraordinary turquoise water. The luminescent glow of the cave walls reflecting in the seawater is quite a sight. Transfer back to Marina Grande on Capri, where you are free to explore the island on your own.

    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

    1.5

    Price

    89 (USD)

  • Capri - Discovering The Island of Love

    Description

    This land adventure has it all! In love or not, we recommend that you sign up early for this annual favorite! Begin your discovery of "The Island of Love" by stepping from your SeaDream yacht into a motor launch to explore the island's dramatic eastern coastline. See the famous Faraglioni Rocks, cruise into a coral cave, and explore the rugged vistas of Capri's tiny coves. As you step back ashore, head next to the high village of Anacapri in high style via your waiting convertible touring car (Specifically made for the island of Capri – It’s a Caprisian Convertible!). Once in Anacapri, board a chairlift that takes you skimming over vineyards to the top of Mt. Solaro and its magnificent vistas. After some free time to wander in Anacapri, hop back in your car to wind down to Capri town, where you may explore the lush Cesar August Gardens with your guide before either returning to the yacht, or wandering through the shops and restaurants on your own. This is an excellent overview of one of the most visited islands in the world – enjoy every second of it!

    Notes

    This adventure involves climbing in and out of a motor launch. A minimum number of participants is required to operate this land adventure, but book early, there are not enough convertibles to accommodate everyone! At the conclusion of your visit, your local guide will provide you with tickets for the funicular allowing you to return to the pier at Marina Grande at your leisure. 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 adventures will be offered for all of the calls and departure times are subject to change. Final pricing will be published onboard.

    Duration

    4

    Price

    139 (USD)

  • Stromboli, Sicily - scenic navigation - Stromboli Sail By

    Description

    The word 'awesome' is so widely popular, and so widely misused! See the true meaning of this word as you take to the SeaDream decks for a dramatic sail past the world's mightiest, and most active volcano.

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  • 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.

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  • 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)

  • 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)

  • Kotor - Pearls of the Adriatc

    Description

    Depart Kotor for a one-hour scenic drive along the coast to Sveti Stefan. Pass beautiful sandy beaches and small coastal towns. Photo pause above the island, from where you can make wonderful pictures. Sveti Stefan, a former fishing village, fortified to protect itself against pirates; it has become the symbol of Montenegro. Since the 1960's it has been endorsed as a world famous resort among international jet-setters with comfortable villas and luxurious apartments. This warren of stone paths, stairways, tunnels and tiny gardens is one of the most secluded and beautiful hideaways in an already secret place. It is a favorite destination for royal families and celebrities like, Princess Margaret, Christine of the Netherlands, former Italian King Umberto II of Savoy, Sophia Loren, Kirk Douglas and Claudia Schiffer. Then you will drive back to Budva, which is considered one of the oldest settlements in the Balkans and is the most popular seaside destination in Montenegro. Renowned for the quality of its sandy beaches and spread over 38 km of jagged coastline with many inlets, shelters, capes and small islands. The old town of Budva was founded in the 9th century and lies on a tiny island that was linked to land by a sandbar that in time has silted up to become an attractive peninsula. The town is surrounded by fortifications originating from the fifteenth century including a medieval rampart system with city gates, defensive walls and towers. Inside the walls the town is a combination of narrow streets and tiny squares with monuments testifing the variety of Mediterranean cultures that marked its development. After the visit to Budva, you will return to Kotor and have some exterior sightseeing of the Old town and then you can return to you SeaDream yacht or if you prefer, stay in the town for some more independent exploration.

    Notes

    Please wear comfortable 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. Final pricing and departures times will be published onboard.

    Duration

    4

    Price

    99 (USD)

  • Kotor - Tastes and Traditions of Montenegro

    Description

    You will start this Land Adventure by departing Kotor and the Old Town through a tunnel under the mountain-peninsula Vrmac . After a short drive through Tivat municipality area you will reach the Lustica peninsula. Stunning photo opportunities are all around. Our visit, to family Moric property and other parts of this village, will start in the olive grove where the welcome drink will be served. This is also an opportunity to learn about olive cultivation, the olive harvest and certain methods of olive oil production. Here after you will proceed with a walk towards the village Tici and over there you will visit an old olive mill. In the mill you will have an educative explanation about the olive oil production. This is followed by olive oil tasting, diversity of home made food and drinks served in a form of a buffet. There will be home made products and variety of drinks.

    Notes

    There is approximately 300m uneven terrain from the olive grove till the village. Please bring a hat and comfortable 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. Final pricing and departures times will be published onboard.

    Duration

    4.5

    Price

    109 (USD)

  • Taormina (Etna) Sicily - Ascent of Mt. Etna

    Description

    Depart from the port for a dramatic drive via air-conditioned motor coach to the slopes of Europe's largest active volcano. Winding your way through small villages, lemon groves, orchards, vineyards, chestnut and pinewoods, you gradually encounter the hardened lava fields scattered with volcanic cones. Enjoy the view from the Silvestri Craters located at an altitude of 6200 feet and surrounded by hardened lava flow. You're sure to appreciate this eerie, unique scenery as you travel to the next level by cable car. Finally, board 4x4 vans for the drive to the base of the crater, where Alpine guides will join you for the twenty-minute walk up as close as possible to the crater's edge. Then it's back down, winding through the fields and villages for a return to Taormina and your SeaDream yacht.

    Notes

    Be sure to wear comfortable walking shoes, as some of the uphill walking will be on loosed volcanic shingle. And, bring a warm jacket, as the wind on top of the mountain can be strong and cold. A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures and some have limited capacity. This program can only be booked onboard 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 adventures will be offered for all of the calls and departure times are subject to change. Final pricing will be published onboard.

    Duration

    5-6

    Price

    209 (USD)

  • Taormina (Etna) Sicily - Land of the Godfather

    Description

    Your adventure begins with a brief drive through the small town of Naxos, founded by Greek colonizers in the 8th Century B.C. and nowadays, it is a lovely summer resort with hotels and tourist facilities. Driving along the coastal road (with lovely villas, flowering gardens and picturesque villages) reach Santa Teresa, the largest coastal town between Messina and Taormina. From there, a picturesque road runs inland to Savoca, a village in a saddle between two hills. Its scenic beauty and historical-artistic heritage makes Savoca one of the most attractive, " although unknown “, places in the environs of Taormina. At the entrance of the village there is the "Bar Vitelli", which has a collection of local artisans' tools and photographs taken when Francis Ford Coppola shot some scenes of "The Godfather ". First visit is made to the Cappuccini Church, whose crypt houses the so-called catacombs with 37 mummified bodies in wooden boxes of friars and noble people who lived there in the 18th and 19th centuries. After a short stop at "Bar Vitelli", start the a slow walking tour along the village's main street which climbs on the hill, with several Churches of 15th and 16th centuries (Chiesa Madre, Santa Lucia, San Michele ), ruins of a Norman castle and a magnificent view of the Sicilian coast-line, Strait of Messina, Italian mainland and villages perched on the surroundings hills.- Afterwards you will proceed to Forza d'Agro' (a 30 minutes drive), a charming little village overlooking the Arab-Norman castle of Capo Sant'Alessio and the coastline towards Messina. In 1990, Al Pacino and Sophia Coppola came here when they shot some scenes of the film "The Godfather III". From the main square, a lane leads up to the close Gothic-Catalan portal in front of the Church of S. Agostino (known as "Triade"), with a pleasant 15th c. facade. Before driving back to the SeaDream pier, you will also have an opportunity to see the Baroque Mother Church.

    Notes

    Owing to traffic/road restrictions, participation to this tour is to be limited. A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures and some have limited capacity. This program can also be booked onboard 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

    99 (USD)

  • Taormina (Etna) Sicily - Lava Views by Quad Bike

    Description

    Discover a side of Mount Etna not typically encountered by visitors to Europe's largest active volcano during this fun and exciting quad bike adventure. Depart from the pier by coach and start your drive passing first by the small town of Naxos and then continuing through the motorway and the local road that follows the slopes of Mount Etna. Upon arrival at the meeting point in the Ragabo Pine Forest, you will get your quad bike and equipment delivered to start the excursion. Discover Mount Etna, driving off-road through the Ragabo Pine Forest. You will have the opportunity to visit, during your drive, an old lava cave, and the remains of the past eruptions as the 1923 and 2002 (last big one). You will cross the lava mule-tracks surrounded by chestnut and oak woods. You will also visit the oldest pine of Mount Etna called the “Zappinazzu”. Finally reach Piano Provenzana to see the remains of old lava flows. Upon completion of the tour, return back to the starting point to leave your quad bike and reboard the coach driving back to the pier.

    Notes

    This Land Adventure is not recommended for anyone with walking difficulties. Participants must be in good physical conditions. Not recommended for people with back or neck problems as well as heart or respiratory deficiencies. A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures and some have limited capacity. This program can also be booked onboard 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 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

    259 or 189 if shared (USD)

  • Rab - Streets of Rab (visit to Rab Crossbowmen Association)

    Description

    The small town of Rab was once encircled by medieval walls in the 12th century. Today, parts of the walls can still be seen along the cliffs, and in a few places close to the harbor. The historic town was founded in Roman times along a narrow tongue of land, so when travelers approached from the sea, they could see it proudly atop the head of the bay. Many were impressed by the town’s ancient ramparts towering above the sea and admired the sails of numerous ships in her sheltered harbor as well as the four campaniles, which are still the town’s most conspicuous landmarks. Rab is truly a town of rare charm packed with fine old houses and other interesting buildings. Your guided walking adventure will show you some of the finest features of this lovely town, including a view of the Cathedral, a three-nave basilica dedicated to the 12th century St. Mary. Further in the town, you will visit the Church of Justina with its fine Museum of Sacral Art. Along the walk you will also have the opportunity to see the finest buildings in town, including the Church of St. John the Baptist and ruins of the ancient basilica, the Princes Palace, and the sculptures of Draga and Kaliforni in the town’s main square, just to mention a few. Visit to the Association of Rab Crossbowmen: The Association of the Crossbowmen of the Island of Rab was founded on 15 February 1995 while the Knight Games were restored in the same year, precisely on October 28. Since then, as many as 143 tournaments of knights have been held on the island of Rab, in many Croatian towns and abroad. The association includes 156 members divided into groups such as crossbowmen, trumpeters, buglers, flag bearers, dancers, music players, gunners and squires. The games take place in the town of Rab and in some twin towns such as San Marino and Königsbrunn on Victory Day (May 9), Statehood Day (June 25),St. Christopher’s Day (July 27) and Feast of Assumption (August 15). The costumes of the crossbowmen and trumpeters of Rab were designed by costume designer Dijana Boureek of the Croatian National Theatre of Zagreb based on a scientific study of Dr. Jelka Radauš Ribarić. The crossbows were made by the crossbowmen themselves with the assistance of crossbowmen of San Marino (Balestrieri). They weigh from 18 to 25 kg. The target (cocoon-like) should be hit from a distance of 36.5 m by an arrow weighing 0.15 kg. The flags symbolize the fraternities of Rab, i.e. the counties and town of Rab, whereas the leading flag is the flag of the Republic of Croatia. The trumpets were designed in Italian workshops at special request while the canons were made in Croatian workshops.

    Notes

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

    Duration

    2.25

    Price

    59 (USD)

  • Rab - Tastes of Rab

    Description

    Enjoy a guided walk through the town before you will reach your bus to start a scenic drive to the Vilma bakery. The Vilma Bakery was founded in 1996 by Brna Vilma and family. Back then there was only one employee while today there are ten or more during the peak season. For the last ten years it is hard to find a tourist fair representing Rab or festivities where the famous Cake of Rab is not served. This unique delicacy comes in most cases from Vilma Bakery. The late Božo Sokolić was a legendary baker in Rab and Vilma's teacher after he revealed an old recipe he got from Benedictine Monastery nuns. It is the nuns who helped save the recipe intact and available for generations to come. The cake originated in Venice and was immediately accepted on the island of Rab as it was allegedly rich with almonds back in the time. See the production process and enjoy the cake before the adventure continues to Natura Rab. Natura Rav production is a family-run business. They see their prospects in mobile ecological bee-keeping on the southern part of Rab island in the village of Barbat and on the sea-facing slopes of the mountain Kapela and the nature park Velebit. The farming house, with its space and technology, integrates the process of gathering, enriching and packing honey and other agricultural produce. Enjoy a visit to the factory and taste the Bio products before the adventure continues to the Juresa winery. Jureša family vineyard and winery are located near the famous beach Pudarica on the Island of Rab near Barbat. Is there a better way to get to know the soul of locals than to try the fruits of labor of their hands; premium red wine! ''Plavac Mali'' and ''Merlot'' are the two most famous wine varieties in the vineyard. Jureša family is also famous for its restaurants ''Leut'' which is located by the beach in Barbat. Restaurant ''Leut'' is widely known for the preparation of food with spices and vegetables grown in an organic way (vegetables and fruits are grown in the vineyard). Enjoy in wine tasting before returning back to the old town and the 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

    4

    Price

    129 (USD)

  • Sarande (Butrint), Albania - UNESCO Heritage Site of Butrint

    Description

    The easily-defended site of Butrint has made it a magnet for occupation for at least the last 3,000 years. The result is a kaleidoscope of civilizations, all built on top of one another; Hellenistic, Roman, Byzantine and Venetian. Your Land Adventure will start with a panoramic drive from the port of Sarande through rural Albanian countryside, giving beautiful views of the Park from the South-East side of Lake Butrint. Along the way, the guide will give you an introduction to local history and the culture of Albania. According to one of the many legends of the first settlement of Butrint, in the 12th century B.C., Helenus, son of King Priam of Troy, after the fall of his city, sailed west to establish a new settlement. On his journey he landed in the island of Corfu and decided to sacrifice a bull to Apollo. The wounded bull escaped and swam across to the mainland. Helenus followed by ship and, taking this event at an auspicious sign from Apollo, built there a smaller version of Troy, giving to it the name Voutrotos, which means in the ancient Greek language "the wounded bull". Inhabited since prehistoric times, the area of Butrint has been the site of a Greek colony, a Roman city, a Byzantine port and has fallen under the influence of the Normans, Venetians and Ottomans. Following a period of prosperity under the Byzantines, then a brief domination by the Venetians, the city was abandoned in the late middle ages after marshes formed in the area. The present archaeological site is a collection of ruins representing each period in the city's development. The excavations in Butrint started before Second World War. An Italian archaeological group headed by Luigi Ugolini made their excavations in the period 1928-1939. More recently, the Albanian Institute of Archaeology has undertaken the excavations with the assistance of the Butrint Foundation founded by the English Lord Rothschild and Lord Sainsbury in 1993. The site has been certified as a UNESCO World Heritage. At the site, your guided walking exploration will take you through the city of Butrint where you can admire monuments of many different civilizations. This will lead you up to the Acropolis overlooking the site and a short visit will be made at the Museum, refurbished and reopened in 2005. Refreshments will be served, before you re-board the coaches for our drive back to the port.

    Notes

    This Land Adventure requires walking over uneven surfaces and cobblestones. Wear comfortable shoes and take a 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. Final details will be announced onboard.

    Duration

    4

    Price

    79 (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)

  • Ponza - Ponza by Boat

    Description

    Isola di Ponza is made up of spectacular bays, breathtaking cliffs, beautiful beaches and crystal clear waters. For some the island can only be truly appreciated by boat! You and your fellow SeaDreamers will board your local boat and visit the famous caves of Pilate, the ancient Roman pools entirely carved into the rock. Continuing you navigate under the breathtaking Guardia Lighthouse built on a rock 80 meters high. Continuing around the point you will witness the stunningly beautiful beach of Chiaia di Luna. Soon after you will navigate around Capo Bianco. Your island circumnavigation continues with the Bay of Lucia Rosa featuring natural pools and the lovely cove called Ferns. Returning to the harbor you can enjoy the natural arch. From the arch you will visit the Core beach where you can admire a black heart set in the white rock. Close by is the famous Frontone Beach, with its unique cliffs in the shape of the Greek pediments. During the trip, there are usually two stops of about 30 minutes for swimming. The captain decides where and when to stop as it depends on the conditions of the day.

    Notes

    If you are planning to swim, please dress accordingly and bring a 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

    3.5

    Price

    79 (USD)

  • Ponza - Ponza Panorama

    Description

    This is an opportunity to get acquainted with the beautiful island of Ponza. This SeaDream Land Adventure starts with a tender ride to the pier and a short walk to the motor coach. From there you will meet your local guide and start your drive to the small but colorful village of Santa Maria to admire the uninhabited island's heart. After about 10 minutes you will then reach the fishing village of Le Forna, the most traditional community on the island. The road winds through the houses and courtyards until you reach the end of the road where you will stop for a short break. From the bottom, up a few steps, you can admire the eastern side of the island with the harbor in the background. On the way back you will pass the scenic road from which you can see in the distance the wild island of Palmarola and, before ending the land adventure, you will make another brief stop to admire the beach of Chiaia di Luna from above. Make sure you have your cameras and phones ready.

    Notes

    SeaDream has secured the best guide as well as the best coach availble on the small island with a locally licensed and insured operator. Kindly not ethat the standards may not excatly be to the same caliber as you would see on the mainland. 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

    1

    Price

    69 (USD)

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


Testimonials

This was our 3rd voyage with SeaDream – and we think the best one. We'll be back. Mr & Mrs Halvor StenstadvoldOslo, Norway
The ship is amazing but the icing on the cake was the wonderful staff. Mr & Mrs Richard SouthonBucks, Great Britain