Coastal Cruising along the Amalfi Coast, the Aeolian Islands, Sicily & Calabria

  • 11 Day Tour

Day 1

Fly to Rome and transfer to our hotel on the outskirts for two nights.

Day 2 - Rome

Discover the ‘eternal city’ on our included excursion. An optional, guided tour is a fantastic way to see the spectacular sights and enjoy the ambience of one of Europe’s great cities.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Day 3 - Naples

Travel to Naples, where we meet our cruise ship for seven nights. Enjoy dinner and an evening of activities on board and remain in port overnight.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4 - Naples

This morning we offer an optional excursion to Pompeii. A reminder of the violent forces that lie deep inside Mount Vesuvius, Pompeii is Europe’s most compelling archaeological site and one of Italy’s most visited tourist attractions. This afternoon enjoy an optional tour of Naples. Discover the must-see sites such as Old Naples and the Cappella Sansevero, containing the masterpiece Veiled Christ, renowned world over for the remarkable tissue-like quality of the marble. We’ll return to our ship and begin to cruise through the night towards Sicily. Tonight we will have a Neapolitan theme.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 - Aeolian Islands - Milazzo, Sicily

The morning will be spent cruising through Aeolian Islands. Rising out of the cobalt-blue seas off Sicily's north-eastern coast, the UNESCO-protected Aeolian Islands are a little piece of paradise. We’ll arrive in Milazzo in Sicily, in the early afternoon. Join us for an optional excursion to Tindari. Discover the Sanctuary of the Black Madonna built on a promontory overhanging the entire Gulf of Patti. This will be followed by a visit to the archaeological site with the Greek theatre, thermal baths and mosaics. Tonight’s dinner will be followed by an evening of dancing on board. We’ll remain in port overnight.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 - Mount Etna & Taormina, Sicily

Optional day trip (lunch included) to Mount Etna and Taormina. Spend an unforgettable day combining a visit to these two exceptional sites. The largest active volcano in Europe, Mount Etna is an awe-inspiring sight. The bleak lava wilderness around the summit of Etna is one of the most memorable landscapes you’ll ever see. We’ll then continue on to Taormina, idyllically perched on a rock high above the sea, Taormina perfectly represents the legendary beauty of Sicily. Its Greek-Roman theatre is not to be missed. This evening will have a Sicilian theme.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 - Vibo Marina to Calabria

Optional excursion to Calabria. Calabria is at the toe of the boot, the extreme south of Italy - lapped by the splendid crystal-clear Ionian and Tyrrhenian Seas. We’ll begin our visit with Tropea, a seaside resort with impressive scenery. It has that lovely, timeless characteristic of sleepy southern Italian seaside towns. We’ll enjoy a tasting of some local delicacies. We’ll then continue on to Capo Vaticano, known for its dramatic cliffs, breath-taking views, and crystal-clear waters. Afterwards, we’ll head to Pizzo, one of the hidden gems of Calabria. The centre of Pizzo is a picturesque network of narrow lanes bustling with modern Calabrian life. We’ll cruise towards Salerno throughout the night.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8 - Salerno to Amalfi Coast

We’ll spend the morning cruising along the Amalfi Coast, where coastal mountains plunge into the sea among the deep crags, picturesque towns and lush forests. Join our optional excursion to visit the villages along the Amalfi Coast. We’ll also discover Sorrento, and its extraordinary gardens and landscapes. Tonight will be our gala dinner. We cruise through the night

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9 - Naples to Capri to Naples

Optional full-day excursion to Capri and Anacapri (lunch included). On arrival, we’ll head to the village of Anacapri and visit the villa San Michele, built at the turn of the last century. Anacapri is located in the highest part of the island, and from the villas gardens you’ll have a fantastic view of the city of Capri, the Gulf of Naples and Mount Vesuvius. In the afternoon, enjoy some free time on your own or visit the Gardens of Augustus, offering splendid views of the sea and fantastic photographic vistas. We’ll return to Naples by airboat. Enjoy our evening folk show on board ship. We’ll remain in port overnight.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10

Disembark this morning and head to Rome, for free time.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Day 11

Transfer to Rome Airports for your return flight to the U.K.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Prices are per person, based on two sharing a lower deck cabin. No single cabin/rooms available.

Extras: optional excursions; travel insurance from £47.95; flight supplements where applicable.

Cabin Upgrades (per person) Twin 
Main Deck Cabin£180 
Reception Deck Cabin£240 
Upper Deck Cabin £300 


FAQ's about our tours

Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
Yes, you will receive one with your Travel Documents, which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old (except for Disneyland Paris bookings) however, we will consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian aged over 18 years old.
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We do have holidays that are suitable for wheelchair users, however the person using the wheelchair will need to be able to get on and off the coach if a coach tour is booked. Our coaches are not suitable for someone who is wheelchair reliant as we can only take folding wheelchairs that are stored in the luggage compartment.

We cannot guarantee that assistance will be available for the disabled person / wheelchair user and such bookings will only be accepted if that person is travelling with an able-bodied person who is fully able to attend to the needs of his/her co-traveller.

Passengers travelling by Eurostar in standard class seats must be able to walk 200 yards (183 metres) unaided. Please note; only collapsible wheelchairs are permitted on board standard class Eurostar coaches, as these must be stored in the luggage storage areas. Any passengers who are wheelchair reliant are required to be allocated in the 'Standard Premier' coaches where wheelchair user spaces are located. As these spaces are limited to 1 per train you must advise us immediately if you require them in order that we can reserve with Eurostar.

Excursions on our tours visit places of interest and public buildings. These may not be able to accommodate people with walking difficulties and wheelchair access may not be available. Excursions which include sightseeing tours may involve walking long distances and sometimes over cobbled or uneven surfaces.

The accommodation we use on our tours may not have ground floor rooms and in some instances lifts will not always be available. Occasionally access to your hotel may involve walking distances from the coach park and some hotels have a flight of steps to the Reception.

It is very important that checks are made with regard to the suitability of a tour for you prior to you make any booking with us.