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Elysium - 48 Guests


8 Day Lavrion to Lavrion

Steeped in awe-inspiring ancient civilization, filled with history, wisdom, myths and passions, the route around the Peloponnese, Ithaca and beyond is a captivating journey.
The Peloponnese, a mythic land of Gods and heroes and unsurpassed natural beauty. Sprinkled with cypress trees, olive groves, vineyards, beautiful sandy beaches and emerald blue waters. Littered with Mycenaean palaces, Byzantine cities, Ottoman, Frankish and Venetian fortresses.
Zakynthos, with its iconic Navagio cove, repeatedly voted best beach in the world.
Ithaki, the epic homeland of Odysseus, still as romantic and seductive as ever.
The impressive narrow Corinth Canal, it’s crossing plain mesmerizing.
This is the stuff of legends, an experience that will stay with you forever.




Rates are listed per person
Start DateEnd DateFrom EURFrom USD
Oct 19, 2024Oct 26, 20242,525 2,750
Oct 26, 2024Nov 02, 20242,525 2,750
Rates are listed per person
Start DateEnd DateFrom EURFrom USD
Oct 19, 2024Oct 26, 20242,525 2,750
Oct 26, 2024Nov 02, 20242,525 2,750


Embarkation at Lavrion port between 14:00-15:00. Enjoy a refreshing welcome cocktail during your check-in. Evening arrival at the Saronic island of Hydra. Hydra is an architectural reserve, free of motor vehicles, and summer home to many international celebrities. Dinner on board the Elysium and overnight at Hydra.

In the morning we set sail for the Peloponnese. Swim stop at Fokianos, a beautiful sheltered bay with crystal-clear waters. Lunch on board the Elysium. Late afternoon we arrive in the uniquely preserved medieval town of Monemvasia. Explore its fairytale-like beauty and walk its narrow, pebbled alleys. Join our optional historical tour and opt to hike up to the church of Hagia Sofia, among the oldest Byzantine churches in Greece. The windswept panorama of the Aegean sea from atop the cliff is mesmerising. Overnight in Monemvasia.

Morning arrival off the coast of southern Laconia at Pavlopetri, one of the oldest submerged cities in the world. Snorkelling or  diving at the spectacular UNESCO Bronze age city site is an impressive addition to any true traveler’s journal. Just across from Pavlopetri lies the tiny Elafonisos, a dream of an island, with sand hills and turquoise tropical waters. Swim ashore or let our tender take you to this magical beach, a NATURA protected habitat. Lunch and dinner on board. Overnight at sea.

Early morning arrival at Katakolon port, our base to explore the birthplace of the Olympic Games. The UNESCO world heritage site of ancient Olympia will transport you to a different era. To this day the Olympic flame is lit from the rays of the sun, at the Temple of Hera and passed on by a high priestess. Take our optional historical tour to visit its archaeological sites and museums. Late afternoon we set sail for Zakynthos. Enjoy a swim at Vasilikos beach, visit the authentic villages in the area or opt for a horse-riding experience before we sail to the main port of Zakynthos. Discover the famous vibrant town, also known as Zante. Dinner on board the Elysium and overnight at port.

Morning arrival at the stunning world-famous “Navagio” beach. Also known as “smuggler’s” cove, it has repeatedly been voted most beautiful beach in the world. Jump off the Elysium platform into the milky blue waters or let us take you onshore to enjoy the soft white sand beach and have a close-up look of the shipwreck. Lunch on board. Late afternoon we depart for Ithaca, the mythical island of Odysseus. Enjoy a chilled glass of wine or a cocktail next to the waves at the port of Milos, the heart of the nightlife in Ithaca. Overnight at Vathy port in Ithaca.

Wake up in Ithaca. Optional excursions to the Archaeological Collection of Stavros, which houses findings from excavations in the wider region of Stavros and northern Ithaca or to the small and peaceful Kathara Monastery high up on a mountain. The views on the way back to Vathy port are staggering. In the afternoon we set sail to Gidaki, a stunning beach with emerald green waters, one of the most beautiful in the Ioanian sea. Late evening departure for Itea. Dinner on board the Elysium and overnight at sea.

Early morning arrival in Itea, the perfect base for exploring Delphi and the beautiful Galaxidi, with our optional historical tours. The ancient sanctuary of Delphi, dedicated to the God Apollo, was considered the “navel of the world” and from there the Oracle and high priestess Pythia gave her prophecies. The romantic and tranquil town of Galaxidi has a rich maritime history and was once one of Greece’s wealthiest ports and shipyards. Beautiful neoclassical architecture and pebble covered courtyard are immaculately preserved to this day. Return to the Elysium and enjoy a cocktail as you experience the unforgettable crossing of the narrow Corinth Canal. Farewell dinner on board.

Disembarkation at Lavrion port after breakfast, until 10:00.

Elysium (Expedition, 48-guests)

Your time on board the Elysium will be nothing short of spectacularly unique, nothing like you have ever experienced before on a cruise. A balanced fusion of relaxation, wellness, discovery and fun. Visit pristine coves and beaches only accessible by yacht, discover ancient civilisations, learn a new craft, have a massage, meditate at sunset, enjoy a chilled drink, hike a volcano, fish with locals, snorkel, stargaze, read a book. You decide. The Elysium awaits to soothe your soul and excite your senses. With only 25 elegantly decorated and spacious cabins, large interior and exterior spaces, a spa, a gym, deliciously healthy Mediterranean cuisine and an array of daily activities, the Elysium will pamper you, spoil you and captivate you forever. 25 spacious and stylishly decorated cabins 5 different categories depending on location and size Comfortable bathrooms with shower and lavish, organic bath amenities. Windows or portholes / Single, double & triple cabins / Interconnecting family cabins. Please request for more information.

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  • Accommodation in twin or double cabins with private bath, individually controlled A/C, snuggly all-season duvet, flat screen tv, minibar, personal safe, free wi-fi access, hair dryer, telephone for internal use, lavish bath products, spa robes and slippers, beach towels
  • Buffet breakfast, half-board and on some days full-board, welcome cocktail, BBQ, still water and unlimited filter coffee, tea, cookies station
  • Room service offered without surcharge
  • Group wellness sessions, yoga or Pilates, with our qualified onboard Wellness Coach
  • Occasional themed seminars by visiting masters
  • Access to mini gym
  • Use of fishing equipment, sanitized daily snorkeling equipment and water sports equipment
  • Wi-fi access
  • All advice by our multilingual Cruise Director & our Wellness Coach
  • Beverages and alcoholic drinks
  • Boutique purchases
  • Optional shore excursions or additional land arrangements
  • Spa treatments
  • Hair and nail services
  • Water ski & scuba diving
  • Crew gratuities at passenger discretion
  • Medical services
  • Passenger personal expenses
  • Laundry and dry-cleaning services

Relaxing & Fun:

Swimming, snorkeling, water sports, leisurely discovery walks, board games

Hiking up the “Rock” of Monemvasia, scuba diving

Wellness & Fitness:
Group wellness sessions, spa treatments, gym

Cooking class, Greek dances

Significant archaeological sites, Byzantine churches, monasteries, museums, medieval towns and villages, oldest submerged city

Archaeology seminar, Photography walk

Natura protected habitat, world famous “Navagio” beach, spectacular coastline, Corinth canal


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