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Explore the top-rated Sicily small ship cruises below.  Adventure Life works with all the top-rated small ship cruise lines visiting Taormina, Syracuse, Trapani, Catania, and Porto Empedocle, and we help match you with the perfect small ship and cruise itinerary for your specific tastes and needs. There are countless advantages to exploring on a small ship cruise versus a large cruise ship including avoiding crowds and being able to visit and explore smaller ports and scenic shorelines that large ships simply cannot access. The cost of Sicily small ship cruises start at $1,590 for a trip of 7 to 19 days in 2022. Tell us about your dream Sicily small ship cruise and our team of travel planners will help you make it a reality.  
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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:
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
$3,070
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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:
Civitavecchia / Venice
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Small Ship Sailing, 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 Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Small Ship Sailing, Village Visits
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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Turquoise sea of Hvar island
$2,780
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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:
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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Visit the Cathedral of Palmero on your small ship cruise around Sicily
$2,040
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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:
Civitavecchia / Civitavecchia
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Small Ship Sailing
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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Explore the colorful city of Valletta
$4,780
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Sicily & the Gulf of Naples

11 Day Itinerary aboard Emerald Azzurra
  • Discover Rome
  • Explore Sorrento
  • Admire the Capella Palatina
  • Visit La Valletta, Malta
Starts / Ends:
Civitavecchia / Civitavecchia
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover the Western Mediterranean during this unique 11-day cruise aboard the Emerald Azzurra. Explore Sorrento, located on Italy’s southern coast, for a sun-kissed introduction to an itinerary celebrating Sicily. Enjoy Palermo, Trapani, Porto Empedocle, plus a stop-off in Malta's …
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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:
Athens / Livorno
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, 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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Tour the charming city of Valletta, Malta.
$5,860
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A Circumnavigation of Sicily with Smithsonian Journeys

Valletta - Valletta - 9 Day Itinerary aboard Le Bougainville
  • Take a loop around Sicily
  • Discover Sicily's beautiful cities
  • Visit Syracuse
  • Explore Palermo
Starts / Ends:
Valletta / Valletta
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Cruise around Sicily aboard the new luxury expedition ship Le Bougainville, while exploring mythical places at the crossroads of Eastern and Western civilizations. Discover Sicily's most beautiful historic cities and ancient sites. Valletta, the capital of Malta, will be the departure point. …
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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:
Civitavecchia / Civitavecchia
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Small Ship Sailing, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
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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Ancient ruins in Athens
$1,590
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Sicily & Greece

Valletta to Athens - 7 Day Itinerary aboard Star Flyer
  • Visit Sicily's archaeological sites
  • Explore historic Pilos
  • Walk in the Acropolis
Starts / Ends:
Valletta / Piraeus
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Start your tall ship sailing expedition in Valletta, a European Art City, and a World Heritage City. city of Athens. Visit Syracuse, a city on the Ionian coast of Sicily that's known for its ancient ruins. It was once the largest city in the world, bigger than Athens and Corinth and as you can …
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Relax on France's colorful coast
$4,520
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Island Hopping in the Mediterranean

Valletta - Nice - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Jacques Cartier
  • Explore ancient cities
  • Visit historic cities of Sicily
  • Tour UNESCO-listed Valletta
  • Visit the island of Elba
Starts / Ends:
Nice / Valletta
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Your voyage begins inNice, the glittering jewel of the French Riviera. Set sail from this sun-soaked port to the island of Elba, where Napoleon spent a period of exile. Sail to Corsica, where the charming Porto Vecchio invites exploration of its historic sites and its surrounding natural beauty. In …
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The city of Bonifacio is built on stunning seaside cliffs along the riviera
$3,500
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Grand Voyage: Venice to Cannes

15 Day Itinerary aboard Royal Clipper
  • Explore traditional Rovinj
  • Swim in Dubrovnik's waters
  • Admire the scenery of Corfu
  • Sail through the Strait of Messina
Starts / Ends:
Venice / Cannes
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Small Ship Sailing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 15-day sailing expedition between Italy and France offers the flexibility to do as you wish with your days and evenings. Experience light-hearted fun, informal elegance, and no rigid schedules. Participate in classes such as knot tying and navigation, relax on the deck and watch as the sun …
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Stop in beautiful Malta
$4,190
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The Charm of Italian Shores

Civitavecchia - Valletta - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Lyrial
  • Cruise the Italian coast
  • Discover Amalfi Coast
  • Visit Sicily
  • Sail by Stromboli volcano
Starts / Ends:
Civitavecchia / Valletta
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover Italy's treasures by taking a cruise along its coast. The first stop on your journey from Civitavecchia is Sorrento. Byron, Tolstoy, Dickens, and Goethe were all enchanted by the town's calm way of life and lovely environment, which clings to the cliffs overlooking the Bay of …
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Wander through Rome
$4,460
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From the city of Gods to the Eternal city

Athens - Civitavecchia - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Lyrial
  • Discover Greece and Italian coast
  • Visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Explore wonders of Naples
  • Cross of the Corinth Canal
Starts / Ends:
Athens / Civitavecchia
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Starting inAthens, step aboardLeLyrialfor an8-day cruisebetween Greece and the majestic Italian coast. You will discoverDelos, a minuscule island in the Cyclades archipelago. According to mythology, Apollo was born here.Next comesMykonos, its beaches and windmills,follow a memorable crossing of …
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Mount Etna looms over an ancient town
$4,280
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Splendors of the Western Mediterranean

Athens - Valletta - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Bougainville
  • Discover Valletta, capital of Malta
  • Explore the islands
  • Visit the Taormina in Sicily
  • Cross the Corinth Canal
Starts / Ends:
Athens / Valletta
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board Le Bougainville for anexceptional cruise discovering fascinating sites in the Western Mediterranean during an 8-day voyage.The ship leaves Athens, the capital of Greece, and cruises on seas that are brimming with history.Have a wonderful stop on Patmos, one of the legendary must-see islands …
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Enjoy a stroll along the docks at sunset
$5,960
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From the shores of the Mediterranean to the Atlantic coast

Valletta - Lisbon - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Le Champlain
  • Explore the city of Valletta
  • Discover Palma de Mallorca
  • Learn about Cartagena's heritage
  • Tour the city of Cadiz
Starts / Ends:
Malta / Lisbon
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Spend 12 days cruising through the Mediterranean, taking in the stunning scenery and visiting some of the most interesting cities in Italy, Spain, and Portugal.From Valletta, proceed to Trapani. Perched on a high triangular plateau dropping 750 meters down to the sea, this medieval city is a maze …
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Woman traveling in Cannes
$5,280
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From the French Riviera to the Turkish Riviera

Nice - Antalya - 11 Day Itinerary aboard Le Jacques Cartier
  • View major ancient civilizations
  • Explore the Great Pyramids of Giza
  • Discover Petra and Wadi Rum
  • Visit the Acropolis in Athens
Starts / Ends:
Nice / Antalya
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Set sail on Le Jacques-Cartier for an 11-day Mediterranean cruise between the coasts of France and Turkey. Embark in Nice, the capital of the Cote d'Azur, and walk around Château Hill,the entrance to theold city,with its bustling markets and regional products along the main street, the …
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View of Valletta
$3,970
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Grand Voyage: Athens to Malaga

19 Day Itinerary aboard Star Flyer
  • Admire romantic town Nafplio
  • Explore Syracuse's ancient ruins
  • Enjoy leisurely discovery
  • Visit Palma's Gothic cathedral
Starts / Ends:
Piraeus / Malaga
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Local Market Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Small Ship Sailing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
From the stunning Balearic Islands to quixotic tiny port towns along the Italian Riviera, this 19-day sailing cruise takes you to an impressive collection of ports. Sailthrough an iron fortress gate to the town of Monemvasia, a perfectly preserved Byzantine fortified port with tons of history and …
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