Scattered off the west coast of Greece, like a chain of beautiful islands that glow like emeralds in the Ionian Sea. The Ionian Islands are made up of the 7 main islands and several other smaller islands, which are famed for their lush Mediterranean vegetation and pristine beaches. Come with us as we spend a week at sea, exploring the wonders of this paradise.
Ionian Cruise is operated by our vessel M/S EROS , a gulet that can accommodate 25 passengers with 11 cabins and its operated 99% by motor .
We depart from Corfu and will explore Sivota , Parga , Antipaxos , Gaios , Lakka. Along the way, we will discover amazing islands, deserted beaches, crystal clear waters, and hidden lagoons. These are ours to explore and enjoy through the week as we swim, snorkel and revel in the natural beauty of the Ionian islands.
The warm and friendly crew will attend to all your needs along the way and there are freshly prepared meals (Breakfast and Lunch ) . It is an excellent way to explore the beauty of the Ionian Sea.
The below stated prices are subject to change without any notice. Keep in mind that as the departure date of the sailing tour comes closer the prices might increase, so it is wise to book in advance and secure the cheapest price. Once you have paid your 50% deposit, your price for the tour is fixed and will not be able to change, unless we for any reason will decrease the price and we will pass it on to you also.
|SEASON||DEPARTURE DATES||Prices Include Half Board Food|
|A||01, 08, JUNE||800.-Euro per person|
|B||06, 13, 20, 27 JULY, 03, 10, 17, 24, 31 AUGUST||900.-Euro per person|
|C||14, 28 SEPTEMBER||800.-Euro per person|
Departure Day: Mondays ( June,July, August, September)
Departure Time: 17:00
Finish Time: 09:00 the following Monday (at Corfu)
C/in & out Marina : Old Port or Marina Naok - Corfu
Note : It is possible to finish on Sunday evening as the boats will be in Corfu on Sunday
Solo traveler: If you want to have your own private cabin there will be an extra charge of 75% of the total amount for 1 person price.
DAY 1 Monday / Kassiopi-Corfu
Arrival Day. We kick off our Corfu adventure at NAOK marina or Old Port ( subject to availability ) were there are loads of tavernas and supermarkets. This is the first of many signs you will spot of Corfu’s colonial heritage. The UNESCO listed old town of Kerkyra is an absolute charmer and perfect for exploring before your trip , with winding cobbled streets, ancient stone walls and pastel windows shutters .Get comfortable as we cruise towards Kasiopi and have dinner in the open sea
** Due to late arrivals we might not depart Corfu port on Monday but the day after
DAY 2 TUESDAY / Sivota - Mourtos
The Ionian islands are the wettest of the Greek Islands , so forget the typically rugged, rocky shores of Greece. The Ionian will surprise you with lush forests, verdant green hills packed with olive groves, crystal clear waters and sparkling white beaches . Hidden amongst the Sivota islands the Blue Lagoon is a highlight which we will have lunch with beautiful sight , with the west facing main village offering an idyllic tavern-lined promenade and a stunning sunset.
Optional Tour : Syvota Cooking Class
DAY 3 WEDNESDAY / Parga
Parga has been described as the most beautiful village in the IONIAN , with two crystal clear bays wither side of the main town and venetian castle forming an impressive backdrop. With plenty of beach bars and water sports to enjoy in the large bay west of town this is the ideal spot to laze away the afternoon , before grabbing a water taxi to town for a Greek feast and some traditional hospitality we will have lunch onboard!
Optional Tour : Parga Wine Tasting
** Water taxi is not included in the price package
*** If the vessel manages to dock in port you will not need a water taxi
DAY 4 THURSDAY/ Antipaxos
A true hidden gem , the tiny island of Antipaxos will be a once in a lifetime experience, we will offer you lunch onboard topping up the day . Explore Voutoumi and Vrika Beaches and snorkel in the unbelievable clear waters. Dine at pop up beach tavern in a secluded bay tucked away from the crowds and admire the sparkling night sky from the deck of your yacht.
DAY 5 FRIDAY / Gaios - Paxos
Until recently Paxos was the best known for its excellent olive oil , rumoured to be one of the top varieties in the world! Take in the lush green countryside of this tiny island by grabbing a motorcycle and heading to a secluded cove after having lunch onboard for an afternoon of sunbathing and swimming , before heading back to town for the freshest seafood at one of the excellent local tavernas stocked by the local fishing boats in the harbour .
DAY 6 SATURDAY / Lakka - Paxos
Studded with secluded bays and sea caves, this part of Paxos island is an explorer’s dream. Offering our delicious lunch onboard heading towards Lakka home to a small but vibrant village , with the shallow waters known as a siving hot spot for those keen to discover the underwater marvels of the Ionian Sea. With a host of bars and tavernas lining the seafront Lakka is the epitome of old school Greek charm! We will spend the night at a nice bay in Lakka.
Included : Captains evening dinner
* The vessel cannot dock in the marina in this area
DAY 7 SUNDAY / Corfu
We arrive back to Marina mid -afternoon ,but first we will visit Benitses beach while having lunch onboard, guided walk of Corfu old town from our marina , head to the old venetian fortress for a bird’s eye view of the city, or if you have a few more hours to kill , go hunting for souvenirs, museums and churches in the maze of narrow cobbled streets. Overnight and Captains’s dinner.
Optional Tours : Corfu Bus Tour & Corfu Greek Night
DAY 8 MONDAY / Departure Day
Say goodbye to your new friends and take a last look of the breathtaking view of Corfu. All the good stories have always an ending… Maybe next year?
This itinerary may need to CHANGE due to inclement weather conditions, difficulties at docking or unforeseen circumstances. This decision will be made solely at your captain’s discretion, based on the safety of the group and the ship.
When arranging your transportation, such as flights, please take into consideration these time restrictions for joining and departing from your group.