Charming and iconic, Italy invites you to witness the historic and modern elements that define this Mediterranean country, and there's no better way to experience these highlights than on one of our luxury Italy cruises aboard a hand-picked small ship. Float effortlessly between Rome, Venice, the Amalfi Coast, Sicily, and Sardinia. Many luxury class cruises also visit neighboring Corsica, France, Croatia and Greece. Italy is an unforgettable destination that takes you back thousands of years to see the heart of the ancient Roman Empire and also showcases modern metropolises and the current seat of the Catholic Church in the Vatican. Enjoy this cruise experience with unparalleled comfort and service. Contact us to start planning your luxury Italian cruise.
The Best Time to Visit Italy on a Small Ship Cruise
If you're planning a small ship cruise to the Mediterranean, then consider a few of these great times to visit Italy:
Our favorite times of the year to visit Italy are either in the spring (April-June) or the fall (September-October), when temperatures are warm but comfortable, there is less tourist traffic, and prices are a bit lower than during the busy season.
Here's a look at what travel is like in Italy each season:
May-October has the best weather in Italy.
March-April & November are the shoulder season months when you can get the best deals and discounts on Italian cruises.
April-June & September are ideal times to visit coastal Venice, Rome, and Naples.
April-October is a great season to plan your trip to Sicily.
March-May is the best time for a tour of Italy's vineyards.