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Top Italy Cruises & Tours in 2022

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Rome
  • 23 Cruises
Trevi Fountain in Rome
Venice
  • 28 Cruises
See the famed Rialto bridge in Venice
Sicily
  • 24 Cruises
Balate Dorin
Visit charming Sicily
Sardinia
  • 11 Cruises
A small island sits out in the crystal clear waters of the sea.
Amalfi
  • 7 Cruises
Amalfi cliff
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Take a cruise to Italy in 2022 on one of our hand-selected small ships exploring the best of Venice, Civitavecchia, Taormina, Portoferraio, and Sorrento. The most popular activities and experiences on small ship cruises to Italy in 2022 are small ship cruises, small ship sailing, village visits, archaeological site visits, and urban exploration. Explore Italy's hot spots during the day and sail port-to-port on your comfortable small ship without repacking your suitcase. Savvy travelers know that small ship cruises offer an excellent balance of fewer crowds and access to small port towns, harbors, and coves that large cruise ships simply can't visit. Our cruises to Italy in 2022 range in price from $1,250 to $72,000 for expeditions of 5 to 19 days. Contact one of Adventure Life's expert Italy trip planners for help planning a seamless cruise to Italy in 2022.
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Cape Drastis at Corfu island in Greece
$3,010
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Italy, Montenegro & Croatia

Venice to Rome - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Royal Clipper
  • Ride in a gondola in Venice
  • Visit the town of Rovinj
  • Call in at Kotor, Montenegro
  • Join an optional tour to Pompeii
Starts/ Ends in:
Venice / Civitavecchia
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Small Ship Sailing, Snorkeling
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy one of the most stunning destinations in Europe, the Eastern Mediterranean, aboard the luxury tall ship the Royal Clipper. Sail to Italy, Croatia, and Montenegro from Venice. Discover the heavenly scent of lavender in the fields and valleys around the island of Hvar. In Dubrovnik, the sense …
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St.Blaise Church, Dubrovnik
$3,010
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Italy, Montenegro & Croatia

Rome to Venice - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Royal Clipper
  • Explore the Sistine Chapel
  • Snorkel at Palmarola
  • Visit the medieval city of Kotor
  • Cruise through Venice's canals
Starts/ Ends in:
Civitavecchia / Venice
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Sailing Schooner, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Sail aboard the tall ship Royal Clipper from Rome to Venice on this 12-day expedition. Fall asleep to the gentle rhythms of the ship and sea, and awake refreshed and ready to explore a new destination. Experience friendly and gracious service and a delightful menu of international foods from the …
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Scenic view of Dubrovnik
$15,270
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Mediterranean Gems: From Dubrovnik to Naples

Dubrovnik to Naples - 11 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Cloud
  • Explore Gerace
  • Tour the Amalfi Coast
  • Visit Pompeii
  • Explore Dubrovnik
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Sailing Schooner, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Marvel at ornate cathedrals and remarkable baroque buildings, explore great sites of antiquity—from renowned Pompeii to the less-visited Greek temples of Paestum—and meander through unspoiled clifftop towns, soaking up breathtaking views. Plus, with a little luck witness the orange glow …
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Trevi Fountain in Rome
$3,355
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Mediterranean: Roundtrip Civitavecchia

5 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Cloud II
  • Admire Mediterranean beauty
  • Discover elegant Civitavecchia
  • Journey to diverse Elba
Starts/ Ends in:
Civitavecchia / Civitavecchia
Activities:
Sailing Schooner, Small Ship Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join the Sea Cloud II on a fantastic cruise along the Italian Riviera. Admire imposing cliffs, white sandy beaches, avenues of cypresses, vineyards and olive groves, traditional villages, and elegant beach resorts which make the place of Napoleon's exile somewhere you would in fact like to be …
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Explore the history of Sardinia
$5,575
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Western Mediterranean: Round-trip Civitavecchia (Rome)

via Bonifacio - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Cloud II
  • Wander the old town of Bonifacio
  • Explore Catalan Alghero
  • See Heritage site of Amalfi coast
  • Visit little town of Sorrento
Starts/ Ends in:
Civitavecchia / Civitavecchia
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board Sea Cloud II on this 8-day cruise to some of the highlights of the western Mediterranean. From Civitavecchia, the port of the eternal city of Rome, cruise to Corsica and Sardinia. Visit Bonifacio, with its medieval old town perched high on chalky cliffs. Explore Alghero, Sardinia, nicknamed …
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Naples at Sunset, Italy
$15,270
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Corsica & Sardinia

12 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Cloud
  • Discover Cagliari
  • Visit Nuraghe Losa
  • Enjoy the medieval city of Alghero
  • Admire Bonifacio's unique views
Starts/ Ends in:
Naples / Naples
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 11-night voyage is dedicated to the exploration of two fiercely independent islands–Sardinia and Corsica. These islands share many historic elements through millennia of empires and civilizations, but still, maintain their identities and independent attitudes from their governing nations …
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Panoramic views of Hydra's harbor
$7,035
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Eastern Mediterranean: Piraeus - Venice

11 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Cloud
  • Tour on UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Discover Hydra's rustic charm
  • Tour on Sarande
  • Visit the Dubrovnik
Starts/ Ends in:
Piraeus / Venice
Activities:
Sailing Schooner, Small Ship Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The glittering jewels of the Mediterranean await you on this 11-day small ship cruise.Piraeus is the city that's considered the birthplace of Europe, of philosophy and of democracy, and is the embodiment of the Olympic ideal. Hydratown is listed as a historic monument and there are no cars, …
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Colosseum in Rome, Italy
$5,355
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Mediterranean: Civitavecchia to Valletta

9 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Cloud II
  • Admire beautiful Bonifacio
  • Walk around wonderful Naxos
  • Explore the Vatican State
  • Explore Capri and observe its charm
Starts/ Ends in:
Civitavecchia / Valletta
Activities:
Sailing Schooner
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the historical wonders of the Mediterranean on this 8-day small ship cruise sailing from Rome. Enjoy thepicturesque Amalfi Coast with its violet bougainvillea gracing pastel-pink facades, houses perched upon cliffs like swallows’ nests, and perron stairs with views out over the …
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Visit the Cathedral of Palmero on your small ship cruise around Sicily
$2,000
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Amalfi & Sicily

Rome Roundtrip - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Royal Clipper
  • Gaze upon the Sistine Chapel
  • Visit a snorkeling heaven Palmarola
  • Join Pompeii's historical excursion
  • Wander through the grand Duomo
Starts/ Ends in:
Civitavecchia / Civitavecchia
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Sailing Schooner, Small Ship Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Idyllic islands, charming cobbled villages, spectacular scenery, intriguing history... capture the heart of the Mediterranean in a single cruise voyage. Each small harbor is especially suited for small ship exploration. Enjoy the best of the region — from the ancient ruins of Rome and …
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Turquoise sea of Hvar island
$2,730
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Italy, Montenegro & Croatia

11 Day Itinerary aboard Royal Clipper
  • Ride in a gondola in Venice
  • Visit the town of Rovinj
  • Call in at Kotor, Montenegro
  • Join an optional tour to Pompeii
Starts/ Ends in:
Venice / Civitavecchia
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Small Ship Sailing, Snorkeling
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Sail to Italy, Croatia, and Montenegro from Venice. Discover the heavenly scent of lavender in the fields and valleys around the island of Hvar. In Dubrovnik, the sense of awe never fails to descend when you set eyes on the beauty of the old town. Barrel under full sail through the narrow Strait of …
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Discover distinctive Venetian architecture
$3,400
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Adriatic Sea: Venice round-trip

6 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Cloud II
  • Explore legendary Venice
  • Taste Mediterranean cuisine
  • See Byzantine art in Ravenna
Starts/ Ends in:
Venice / Venice
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join Sea Cloud II for this short cruise exploring the highlights of the Adriatic. Begin your adventure in Venice, the legendary floating city, and explore its countless bridges, canals, piazzas, and churches. Admire beautiful preserved Byzantine art and architecture in Ravenna, once an important …
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Acropolis
$4,910
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7th Annual Piano Festival at Sea

Athens to Livorno - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Bougainville
  • Enjoy musical cruise
  • Discover the cultures Mediterranean
  • Amaze with Acropolis of Athens
  • Experience Sorrente
Starts/ Ends in:
Athens / Livorno
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 8-day journey will allow you to discover several UNESCO World Heritage sites, punctuated by recitals performed on board by exceptional pianists. FromAthens, you will follow a memorable crossing of theCorinth Canaland call atItea, not far from the marvellousDelphiarchaeological site, on the …
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Sicilian landscape in the early evening
$1,850
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Amalfi & Sicily

Civitavecchia Roundtrip - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Star Clipper
  • Gaze upon the Sistine Chapel
  • Snorkel at Palmarola
  • Visit historical Pompeii
  • Wander through the grand Duomo
Starts/ Ends in:
Civitavecchia / Civitavecchia
Activities:
Sailing Schooner, Small Ship Cruise, Urban Exploration, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Idyllic islands, charming cobbled villages, spectacular scenery, intriguing history... capture the heart of the Mediterranean in a single cruise voyage. Each small harbor is especially suited for small ship exploration. Enjoy the best of the region — from the ancient ruins of Rome and …
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Relax on the sunny shores of Sardinia
$1,300
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Rome to Cannes

6 Day Itinerary aboard Star Clipper
  • Enjoy a local vineyard tour
  • Visit Monaco, full of allure
  • Explore Portofino
  • Explore Rome
Starts/ Ends in:
Civitavecchia / Cannes
Activities:
Local Market, Sailing Schooner, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join the Star Clipper on this 6-day Mediterranean cruise from the port of Rome to the French Riviera. Sail to Portoferraio, Lerici and Portofino, a fishing village on the Italian Riveria coastline. Set sail for luxurious Monaco, and finally disembark in Cannes, the idyllic resort town in the south …
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Relax in beautiful Sicily
$2,790
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Sicily, Malta & The Aeolian Islands

8 Day Itinerary aboard Harmony G
  • Enjoy beautiful Gozo Island
  • Visit Syracuse
  • Discover Lipari, Italy
  • Explore the Etna Volcano
Starts/ Ends in:
Valletta / Valletta
Activity Level:
Relaxed
History rich Malta and Sicily welcome you for your next small ship cruise adventure. The unique and varied peninsulas of both countries offer a natural playground to be best experienced by a small ship, and so we have designed the ultimate itinerary for you to experience the destinations we visit …
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Woman traveling in Cannes
$2,000
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Historic Monaco Grand Prix Finals

8 Day Itinerary aboard Royal Clipper
  • Explore Bonifacio
  • Enjoy Portoferraio's vineyards
  • View Monaco's emblematic spots
  • Celebrate Cannes Film Festival
  • Observe prehistoric engraved stones
Starts/ Ends in:
Cannes / Civitavecchia
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
For those who enjoy racing, the world-famous Monaco Grand Prix Finals is a staple stop on this Mediterranean spring sailing cruise. Embark Royal Clipper in Cannes, France, and spend 8 days exploring the Ligurian Sea.Discover Lerici, the largest village on the Gulf of Poets, continue southeast …
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Relax by the sea near colorful Nice
$3,985
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French & Italian Rivieras with Corsica

8 Day Itinerary aboard Emerald Azzurra
  • Visit Bonifacio and Calvi, Corsica
  • Explore Porto Ercole's architecture
  • Relax on the shores of Portoferraio
  • Explore France's Côte d'Azur
Starts/ Ends in:
Civitavecchia / Nice
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the Emerald Azzura to start your 8-day adventure in Rome's port of Civitavecchia before cruising north to Port Ercole which is perched on the coast of Tuscany, and on to the towns of Bonifacio and Calvi on the northern tip of Corsica. Including stops along the Italian and French rivieras …
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Relax on the Italian coast
$3,795
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Ionian Sea Adventure

8 Day Itinerary aboard Emerald Azzurra
  • Tour Delphi's archaeological site
  • Visit the Aeolian Island of Lipari
  • Explore Cephalonia
  • Cruise the Corinth Canal
Starts/ Ends in:
Piraeus / Civitavecchia
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join this idyllic 8-day itinerary aboard the Emerald Azzurra sailing the Ionian Sea. Transit the Corinth Canal from Athens, before sailing onwards to the Greek town of Itea for a tour of thearchaeological site of Delphi and the village of Fiskardo in Cephalonia which is considered as the largest of …
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