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Embark on a voyage through time with our exquisite selection of archaeological site visits in Malta, where history is etched into every stone and whispers tales of bygone civilizations. Our 15 meticulously curated tours for 2024 offer an unparalleled opportunity to delve into the ancient heart of the Mediterranean. You will set sail from Valletta's grand harbor, embarking on small ship cruises that navigate towards Sicily's storied shores and beyond, uncovering the layers of human history imprinted upon these lands. From Syracuse's Greek theatres to Palermo’s Norman palaces, each day promises a new discovery—be it through relaxed village visits or engaging cooking classes amidst historic settings—with prices commencing at $2,170 to $29,900. To weave your own narrative within these legendary landscapes and partake in an odyssey as timeless as the relics you'll encounter, contact one of Adventure Life's tour specialists for help planning your next seamless trip.
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Tour the charming city of Valletta, Malta.
$7,420
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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:
Variable
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, is the departure point. Then, …
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Enjoy stunning views of the Mediterranean
$6,799
BOGO
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Accent on Italy

Valetta Roundtrip - 10 Day Itinerary aboard World Traveller
  • Uncover Rome's hidden catacombs
  • Experience Blue Grotto in Capri
  • Explore Gozo's serene bays
  • Savor Ajaccio's culinary delights
Starts / Ends:
Valletta / Valletta
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Local Market Visits, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 10-day Mediterranean cruise from the captivating Valletta, Malta. Explore the rich history and architecture of Valletta before venturing to Lipari Island, where you can marvel at volcanic landscapes and ancient citadels. Discover the beauty of Capri, Italy, with its stunning Blue Grotto …
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Hydra Island, Greece
$2,170
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Sicily & Greece

Piraeus to Valletta - 9 Day Itinerary aboard Star Flyer
  • Ride a donkey on Hydra
  • Visit Sicily's archaeological sites
  • Explore historic Pilos
  • Discover Gozo, a diving destination
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Small Ship Sailing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Start your tall ship sailing expedition in the ancient city of Athens, the birthplace of democracy and epicenter of western civilization, a city for all eternity. 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, …
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Wander through Rome
$7,590
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From the City of Gods to the Eternal City

Athens - Civitavecchia - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Le Bougainville
  • Explore the Mediterranean
  • Explore notable stops
  • Explore southern Aegean Sea
  • Explore Civitavecchia
Starts / Ends:
Athens / Civitavecchia
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 12-day From the City of Gods to the Eternal City cruise from Athens to Civitavecchia aboard Le Bougainville, exploring the Mediterranean's ancient wonders. Travelers enjoy one complimentary excursion per port of call, with highlights including Taormina in Catania, Chania's …
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Coast of Ortigia island at city of Syracuse
$4,840
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Ancient Jewels of the Mediterranean

Valletta - Athens - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Dumont-d'Urville
  • Meet a famous puppeteer in Syracuse
  • Immerse in Southern Italy
  • Wander through the ancient streets
Starts / Ends:
Valletta / Athens
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on an enchanting 8-day Ancient Jewels of the Mediterranean cruise aboard Le Dumont-d'Urville. Starting in Valetta, indulge in included excursions at each port. Meet a famed puppeteer in Syracuse, explore quaint villages in Paros, and visit the historic Rodolico shipyard. Discover the …
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Explore ruins in Sicily
$5,340
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Cruising the Mediterranean: Sicily, Sardinia, and Mallorca – with Smithsonian Journeys

Valletta - Tarragona - 8 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Visit UNESCO charm in Valletta
  • Explore Tarragona's Roman ruins
  • Indulge in Sicilian seafood
  • Stroll Mahon's colorful streets
Starts / Ends:
Valletta / Tarragona
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Local Market Visits
Activity Level:
Variable
Set sail on an unforgettable 8-day Mediterranean journey aboard L'Austral. Begin your cruise in Valletta, a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its majestic streets and historic landmarks. From the Grandmaster's palace to Saint John’s cathedral, immerse yourself in the rich history …
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View of Valletta
$6,740
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The artistic Adriatic and the Pinault Collection - Palazzo Grassi

9 Day Itinerary aboard Le Bougainville
  • Explore Valletta
  • Experience Syracuse
  • Discover Otrante
  • Admire Dubrovnik
Starts / Ends:
Valletta / Venice
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 9-day cruise to explore the cultural and artistic treasures of the Ionian and Adriatic Seas aboard the Le Bougainville. Along the way, enjoy captivating lectures from Pinault Collection experts. The journey will take you to Malta, Montenegro, Croatia, and Italy, with private visits to …
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Explore ruins in Taormina within view of volcanic Mount Etna
$6,880
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From Malta to the Adriatic Coast

Valletta - Venice - 9 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Explore Dubrovnik
  • Explore Lecce
  • Visit Bay of Kotor
  • Experience the Adriatic islands
  • Explore Syracuse
Starts / Ends:
Valletta / Venice
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Variable
Join this 9-day cruise in partnership with Relais & Châteaux. L’Austral will take travelers on a cultural and artistic trip through Greece, Montenegro, Croatia, and Italy. Starting in Valletta, set sail toward the Sicilian city of Syracuse. This UNESCO World Heritage site is famous …
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View of Valletta
$4,060
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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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Sorrento Landscape
$8,400
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Civitavecchia to Fusina

Rome - Venice - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Whisper
  • Cruise Venice waterways by gondola
  • Marvel in Kotor's charming old town
  • Explore Trapani's historic ruin
  • Visit the stone-clad city Sibenik
Starts / Ends:
Civitavecchia / Rovinj
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a captivating 12-day Mediterranean cruise aboard Silver Whisper, from Civitavecchia to Fusina. This enchanting voyage explores exquisite destinations, including the ancient city of Rome, the colorful facades of Sorrento, the historic ruins of Trapani in western Sicily, Tunisia's …
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Beautiful Positano on Italy's Amalfi coast
$6,299
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Italian Treasures

Valletta - Rome - 9 Day Itinerary aboard World Traveller
  • Explore Syracuse
  • Discover Sicilian cuisine
  • Explore history of Aeolian Islands
  • Witness the Stromboli volcano
Starts / Ends:
Valletta / Civitavecchia
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Variable
On this 9-day Italian Treasures Cruise from Valletta to Rome aboard the World Traveller, experience the enchanting Amalfi Coast by spending nights in Positano and Capri, to fully immerse in its beauty. Explore the historical city of Syracuse, which boasts a history spanning over thousands of years. …
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An abandoned theatre in Taormina, Sicily
$4,760
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Islands and cities of the Mediterranean

Athens - Valletta - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Bougainville
  • Sail from Greece to Malta
  • Explore the city of Valletta
  • Discover Hydra
  • Visit the island of Kythira
Starts / Ends:
Athens / Valletta
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Variable
Join Le Bougainville on an 8-day cruise between Greece and the majestic Maltese coast, exploring the Islands and cities of the Mediterranean. Leaving Athens and traveling towards Paros. Explore the little island of Hydrabefore sailing south to the picturesque Monemvasia. The ship calls at …
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Enjoy the rugged landscape and charming city of Zadar
$11,420
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Back to Summer On The Azure Adriatic

Venice - Valletta - 11 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Cloud II
  • Explore the charm of Rovinj
  • Journey through streets in Korcula
  • Witness Lecce's Baroque charm
  • Experience Roman-Venetian fusion
Starts / Ends:
Venice / Valletta
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on an 11-day cruise aboard Sea Cloud II, back to summer on the azure Adriatic. Starting in Venice, a city of canals, palaces, and art, welcomes you with its charm. Rovinj, a slice of Venetian history, offers Mediterranean delights and Istrian wines. Zadar showcases its rich history through …
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Beautiful Taormina, Italy, with Mt. Etna in the background
$4,830
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Ancient Jewels of the Mediterranean

8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Bougainville
  • Meet a famous puppeteer in Syracuse
  • Immerse in Southern Italy
  • Wander through the ancient streets
  • Visit the Taormina in Sicily
Starts / Ends:
Valletta / Athens
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on an enchanting 8-day Ancient Jewels of the Mediterranean cruise aboard Le Bougainville. Starting in Valetta, indulge in included excursions at each port. Meet a famed puppeteer in Syracuse, explore quaint villages in Paros, and visit the historic Rodolico shipyard. Discover the ancient …
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Stop in beautiful Parga
$11,399
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Ionian Interlude

Barcelona - Rome - 16 Day Itinerary aboard World Navigator
  • Explore Venice's canals and cuisine
  • Explore UNESCO-listed sites
  • Relax on Parga's scenic beaches
  • Hike to San Giovanni Fortress
Starts / Ends:
Barcelona / Civitavecchia
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Local Market Visits, Village Visits, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Variable
Set sail on an unforgettable 16-day Ionian Interlude cruise aboard World Navigator, exploring the Mediterranean's wonders.. From Barcelona's vibrant streets to Rome's ancient allure, immerse yourself in rich history, culture, and natural beauty. Discover whimsical architecture in …
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