Published: 19 July 2015 by: Nichola Davies

Star Clipper ship

Discover the romance of sailing through the Mediterranean, experiencing spectacular natural wonders, ancient monuments and culinary flavours on a grand voyage with Star Clippers. Aboard this intimate sailing ship, couples will visit idyllic ports and stunning coastal towns dotted throughout the Mediterranean. Here are the 2016 highlights.

Skiathos; photo: Son of Groucho – Flickr

Royal Clipper: Inaugural Eastern Mediterranean

In September 2016, the largest square rigger in the world will visit the Greek Islands and Turkey for the first time on a seven night sail from Athens to Istanbul and Istanbul to Athens. Along the way you'll stop at Istanbul, Myrina, Skiathos, Skopelos, Poros and Piraeus.

Amalfi; photo: Vyndree – Flickr

Star Flyer: Italy, Sicily and Tunisia

For the luxury lovers amongst us, hop aboard the modern Star Flyer, travelling from Rome to the Aeolian Islands, Sicily and Sorrento. Visit the active volcano of Mount Etna on the east coast of Sicily, explore the ruins of Pompeii, stroll along the seaside promenade of Amalfi dotted with art galleries, museums and cafés and spend a lazy afternoon in the chic port of Sorrento with its unspoilt countryside.

Dubrovnik; photo: Ivan Ivankovic – Flickr

Star Clipper: Croatia, Montenegro and Slovenia

In August 2016, Star Clipper will embark on seven night cruises from Venice, calling at the ancient cities of Croatia, including Dubrovnik, Korcula and Mali Losinj, along with the breathtaking town of Kotor in Montenegro. 


Early booking discounts are available and range between 20% and 35% off regular cruise rates. Prices for the seven night cruises start from $2389 per person, including a generous 25% early booking saving, with all meals, tea and coffee, entertainment, free water sports, port charges and taxes included.

For more details visit the Star Clippers website.

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