The Best of the Mediterranean with Malta and Sicily (port-to-port cruise)
The Best of the Mediterranean with Malta and Sicily (port-to-port cruise)
The Best of the Mediterranean with Malta and Sicily (port-to-port cruise)
The Best of the Mediterranean with Malta and Sicily (port-to-port cruise)
The Best of the Mediterranean with Malta and Sicily (port-to-port cruise)
The Best of the Mediterranean with Malta and Sicily (port-to-port cruise)
The Best of the Mediterranean with Malta and Sicily (port-to-port cruise)
The Best of the Mediterranean with Malta and Sicily (port-to-port cruise)
The Best of the Mediterranean with Malta and Sicily (port-to-port cruise)
The Best of the Mediterranean with Malta and Sicily (port-to-port cruise)

The Best of the Mediterranean with Malta and Sicily (port-to-port cruise)

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Croisi Coastal Cruise: CAL_PP

8 Days

Embark on a cruise from Malta to Sicily, across tremendous landscapes and historical sites. Discover Malta through its architectural and cultural treasures and Sicily through nature and archaeology. Enjoy two excursions to Noto or the island of Gozo, little sister island of Malta with undeniable charm.

THE CROISIEUROPE DIFFERENCE

  • All meals included - DRINKS INCLUDED with meals and at the bar
  • Refined French cuisine - Gala dinner and evening - Welcome cocktail
  • Free Wi-Fi in lounge and bar
  • Headsets are included for excursions
  • Official welcome from the captain and crew
  • Onboard activities
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees included
  • Prepaid Classic Sightseeing package

CRUISE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Original and exclusive itinerary
    • One day on the island of Gozo
    • Noto in Sicily
  • Malta, a patchwork of cultures with unequaled treasures
    • Megalithic ruins, baroque architecture, and superb natural sites
  • Sicily, the best that Italy has to offer:
    • Gorgeous landscapes with a deep archaeological history
  • Great discoveries:
    • Malta and its rich cultural heritage
    • The best the Mediterranean has to offer
    • Valletta, the island's capital
    • The neighboring island of Gozo
    • The antique ruins and picturesque villages of Sicily
    • Mount Etna Volcano
    • Historical Syracuse
  • Itinerary

Day 1: Catania

Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. We'll enjoy dinner on board this evening. The rest of the evening is yours to do as you please.

Day 2: Catania (Sicily)

In the morning, join us for a tour of Catania. Located on the banks of the Ionian Sea and dominated by Mount Etna, you'll discover vast squares, wide streets, and lava rock buildings in this splendid city. Its historical and artistic heritage is just waiting to be discovered. OR join us on an excursion to Mount Etna(2). We'll set out to visit the largest active volcano in Europe. When we reach 7.000 ft., we'll take a walk together to visit the "Silvestri” craters and enjoy the desert moon atmosphere. From there, we'll enjoy a wonderful view over the gulf of Catania. We'll spend this afternoon cruising.

Day 3: Pozzallo (Sicily)

Come with us on a excursion to Ragusa and Modica this morning. Travel back in time when visiting these lovely UNESCO World Heritage sites. This afternoon, we'll cruise towards Malta.

Day 4: Valletta (Malta)

Join us for an excursion to Gozo (lunch included). We'll set out on a full-day trip to a calm, heavenly oasis. We'll take the ferry from Cirkewwa to Gozo, admiring the gorgeous landscapes and scenery along the way, including the impressive, fortified citadel in the capital city of Rabat. You'll discover remains of the Azure Window, a 92-foot (28 m) limestone natural arch that collapsed completely in March 2017. In the afternoon, we'll visit the megalithic temple complex of Ggantija, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy an evening of onboard entertainment.

Day 5: Valletta (Malta)

This morning, join us for a tour of Valletta. The splendid Maltese capital deserves a special visit. We'll make a special stop at Saint John's Co-Cathedral. Enjoy time at leisure in Valletta this afternoon(3). Tonight's festivities will have a Maltese flair!

Day 6: Valletta (Malta)

This morning, join us for a tour of Mdina and Rabat. Mdina is a veritable open-air museum. The ancient Maltese capital holds many treasures, among them several of the most beautiful homes in the country. We'll then head to Rabat, with archaeological relics testifying to the town's importance during the Roman period. In the afternoon, we'll set out on an excursion to discover some of Malta's treasures. We'll visit the Hagar Qim temple complex dating back to the beginning of the Bronze Age. We'll then head to Marsaxlokk, a small, traditional fishing village with a lovely harbor and picturesque seafront. We'll cruise through the night towards Sicily.

Day 7: Syracuse (Sicily)

In the morning, join us for a tour of Syracuse and Ortigia. We'll discover the unique site of the Necropolis of Pantalica, and visit Ortygia, the small island which is the historical center of the city. This afternoon, come with us on an included excursion to Noto. Noto and its church were declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2002. Enjoy a stroll through the historical center and admire the buildings. Tonight is our gala dinner and evening.

Day 8: Catania

Enjoy breakfast on board this morning before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services.

INCLUSIONS:

  • Your cruise with all meals from dinner the first evening to breakfast on the final day
  • Onboard drinks included (except for drinks from our special lists)
  • Accommodations in double-occupancy cabin with shower in private bathroom
  • Excursions to Noto and Gozo
  • Welcome cocktail
  • Gala evening
  • Assistance from our onboard, multi-lingual host/hostess
  • Travel assistance/repatriation insurance
  • All port fee
  • Prepaid classic sightseeing package

EXCLUSIONS:

  • Transfers to/from departure/arrival points
  • Drinks from our special lists, or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers
  • Cancellation and baggage insurance

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