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Valletta to Civitavecchia

Example 8 Day Cruise aboard SeaDream I
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Discover the fantastic landscapes that the Mediterranean has to offer as you explore its fancy villas and famous vineyards. Enjoy medieval dwellings and breathtaking views of cliffs that drop off to the crystal-clear sea, making this one of the world's most beautiful and famous coastlines. Start your cruise from Valletta, Malta, and make delightful stops in Gozo Island, Sicily, Capri, Amalfi, Ponza and Civitavecchia.

Day-by-Day Summary

Day 1 : Valletta, Malta | Embark
Day 2 : Xlendi Bay, Gozo Island, Malta
Day 3 : Trapani, Sicily, Italy
Day 4 : Lipari, Sicily, Italy
Day 5 : Capri | Amalfi, Italy
Day 6 : Amalfi, Italy
Day 7 : Ponza, Italy
Day 8 : Civitavecchia, Rome, Italy | Disembark

Highlights

  • Admire the incredible UNESCO awarded city of Rome
  • Explore Valletta, the charming tiny capital city of the island of Malta
  • Discover the romantic "Island of Love," Capri
  • Visit many museums and take cultural tours in Civitavecchia

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SeaDream I

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Activities

Trip Type

  • Small Ship

Activity Level

Relaxed

Trip Snapshots

Visit charming coastal towns of Sicily Amalfi cliff View of Valletta Visit the Forum Romanum, the center of ancient Rome Beautiful Amalfi Coast

Day 1 Valletta, Malta | Embark

Valletta, "The Fortress City," is Malta's capital city: a living, working city, the administrative and commercial heart of the Islands. Valletta is named after its founder, the respected Grand Master of the Order of St. John, Jean Parisot de la Valette. The magnificent fortress city grew on the arid rock of Mount Sceberras peninsula, which rises steeply from two deep harbours, Marsamxett and Grand Harbour. Ottoman forces numbering 40,000 laid siege to the island from May to September 1565, without success. The heavily outnumbered army of 700 knights and around 8000 Maltese regular troops took refuge in the fortified town on the Grand Harbor. Started in 1566, the city of Valletta was completed, with its impressive bastions, forts, and cathedral, in the astonishingly short time of 15 years. The city is busy by day, yet retains a timeless atmosphere. The grid of narrow streets boasts some of Europe's finest art works, churches and palaces. Walking around Valletta you'll come across an intriguing historical site around every corner: votive statues, niches, fountains and coats of arms high up on parapets. Narrow side streets are full of tiny quaint shops and cafes, while Valletta's main streets are lined with larger international branded shops for fashion, music, jewelry and much more. Explore the fascinating city before embarking on your adventure this afternoon. 

Day 2 Xlendi Bay, Gozo Island, Malta

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner

Day 3 Trapani, Sicily, Italy

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Trapani is a city on the west coast of Sicily in Italy and was founded by Elymians. Dock in the center of town and enjoy incredible access for strolling into town or meeting the motor coach for optional land excursions. The city is still important for fishing and is the main gateway to the nearby Egadi Islands. This Carthaginian and later Roman city is an exciting gateway to Sicily's historic, gastronomic and natural attractions, offering access to beautiful medieval towns as well as Greek archaeological sites. We highly recommend that you participate on one of our interesting land adventures and not miss the amazing sites located about 30 minutes by road from Trapani including Erici, Segesta, Marsala and more.

Day 4 Lipari, Sicily, Italy

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Lipar, Sicily is the largest of the Aeolian group of seven islands in the Tyrrhenian Sea off the northern coast of Sicily. Explore the fortified castello as well as the Aeolian Archaeological Museum. For centuries the island was the world center for pumice production, and although the mining has left scars on the hillsides, it has also deposited the finest white pumice dust on the sea bed. The water off Spiaggia Bianca (White Beach) is as clear and as turquoise as in the Bahamas and Caribbean. There are also black sand beaches on the island as well. Explore onshore with an optional excursion, relax on the beach, or enjoy water sports in the crystal clear sea. 

Day 5 Capri | Amalfi, Italy

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Capri may very well be the one of the most popular islands on the planet. It is a beautiful Italian island in the Tyrrhenian Sea just off the Sorrentine Peninsula, on the south side of the Bay of Naples. Capri town is the island’s main population center. The island has two harbors, Marina Piccola and Marina Grande (the main port of the island). The separate village of Anacapri is located high on the hills to the west. From there, visitors can continue up to the highest point Mt. Solero. Besides some simply amazing shopping boutiques, the island has so much to offer including the famous Grotta Azzurra, Villa Jovis, Giardini di Augusto, Certosa di San Giacomo, Villa San Michele di Axel Munthe and the uniquely shaped Faraglioni rocks. 

Day 6 Amalfi, Italy

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Amalfi is a picturesque town in the province of Salerno, in the Campania region of Italy. With its incredible views, it is the central town that makes up the very famous and UNESCO awarded Amalfi Coast (Costiera Amalfitana). Amalfi sports some impressive medieval architecture including; its cathedral of Sant'Andrea (St. Andrew), the church tower, the convent of the Cappuccini, founded by the Amalfitan Cardinal Pietro Capuano. They represent the rich artistic history prevailing in Southern Italy. From Amalfi, visit scenic Ravello or explore fascinating Pompeii. Or stay and play in the sparkling waters from from the yacht’s deck, or take a scenic hike guided by one of the officers.

Day 7 Ponza, Italy

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Ponza, a truly delightful island in the Tyrrhenian Sea, is part of the Pontine Island group and located in the region of Lazio. The island is uniquely shaped like a crescent moon. Its glistening blue coastline is varied and dramatic with several rocky coves and sandy beaches as well as numerous grottoes, caves and craggy cliffs. The island has crystal clear waters and is ideal for sunbathing, swimming, snorkeling and scuba diving. You may want to explore some of the magnificent beaches or ask the officers to lead a nice bike ride across the island. Depending on the sea conditions and approval from the local authorities, we plan on offering full water sports anchored off this Italian gem.

Day 8 Civitavecchia, Rome, Italy | Disembark

  • 1 Breakfast
Civitavecchia is a major port located in Rome, primarily utilized for maritime transportation of goods, as well as a fishing port. The commune’s name means “ancient town” and is one of the “Motorways of the Sea” in the Mediterranean, functioning as one of the main links between the mainland of Italy and Sardinia. The ancient name of the port was “Centumcellae,” first mentioned in a letter written by Pliny the Younger in 107 A.D., although scholars debate on whether the name was about the number of rooms of the Trajan Villa, or the number of natural creeks on the coast. Civitavecchia is a part of the Lazio Territory, an area which was confirmed to have social groups since pre-historic times, and the modern town was built over a pre-existing settlement of the Etruscan people in 107-108 B.C.E. (who debated to have founded Rome). In the beginning of the 2nd century, the harbor and town of Centumcellae were simultaneously developed by Emperor Trajan in the territory of Aquae Tauri. As the town became more popular for ships traveling westbound, the Thermal Baths were constructed on the hill of Ficoncella. Centumcellae flourished in the Imperial Age, and by 538 A.D., it had become a Byzantine stronghold. In 728 A.D., it became a member of the Papal States. The Saracens raided Centumcellae many times in the 9th century, prompting Pope Leo VII to have a newer and more secure settlement built by 854. The town, then known as Civita Vetula, was under the rule of several lords, and the Popes temporarily lost control during the French Rule in 1798-1815. In 1870 it entered the Kingdom of Italy. Civitavecchia was severely damaged during WWII, destroying many of the ancient monuments including Forte Michelangelo, which would be rebuilt in the 1950’s. Popular points of interest include the Forte Michelangelo, Terme Taurine, and Cattedrale di San Francesco. There is a wealth of Roman and Vatican architecture and tourists are encouraged to visit many of the museums and take the cultural tours available in this important sea port.

Disembark the SeaDream I this morning and continue on your adventures or head home. 

SeaDream I

Per person starting at
$4,499
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Ocean view staterooms with a of 2 twin beds or 1 queen bed. Cabin size: 195 sq.ft./18.12 sq. meters.
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Yacht Club Deck 3 Stateroom
Picture window ocean view staterooms with a choice of 2 twin beds or 1 queen bed. Cabin size: 195 sq.ft./18.12 sq. meters.
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Yacht Club Deck 4 Stateroom
Picture window ocean view staterooms with a choice of 2 twin beds or 1 queen bed. Cabin size: 195 sq.ft./18.12 sq. meters
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Commodore Suite Deck 2
Comfortably appointed ocean view suite with a choice of two twin beds or a queen size bed. Cabin size: 390 sq. ft. / 36.23 sq. meters.
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Commodore Suite Deck 3
Comfortably appointed ocean view suite with a choice of two twin beds or a queen size bed. Cabin size: 390 sq. ft. / 36.23 sq. meters.
Admiral Suite on the Sea Dream
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Admiral Suite
Suite with partitioned living and dining areas with ½ guest bath and closet. Separate and private en-suite master bedroom with permanent queen bed. Cabin size: 375 sq. ft. / 34.8 sq. meters.
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Owner's Suite
Premium suite includes a separate master bedroom suite with a permanent queen size bed. Cabin size: 447 sq. ft. / 41.53 sq. meters.

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Please Note: Fares are capacity controlled and may change without notice. All fares are posted in USD and are based off of double occupancy. Single and triple rates are available upon request.

Cruise fares do not include Governmental, Port, Document Issuance, Handling and Service fees. Please see pricing for additional fees.

 Please note: Optional Activities are NOT included in this cruise-only rate. Contact us for details.

- All guests are required to have a valid passport while onboard. 

Rates Include:
  • Accommodations
  • All gourmet meals
  • Wine with lunch and dinner
  • Open bar with selected premium brands
  • Gratuities
  • Use of water toys
  • Mountain bikes
  • Golf simulator
  • DVDs and more
Rates Exclude:
  • Optional land adventures. Contact us for pricing.
  • Air and ground travel arrangements
  • Spa treatments
  • Certain select premium liquor and wine cellar selections
  • Individual caviar requests
  • Communication costs
  • Use of satellite telephone
  • Internet access
  • Boutique purchases
  • Medical services
  • Casino play
  • Laundry
  • Government, Port, Document Issuance, Handling & Service fees
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