Highlights of Southern Italy

8 Days
Civitavecchia (Rome) to Dubrovnik
From (GBP)
£ 3,362
Dates & Pricing

2022 Civitavecchia (Rome) > Dubrovnik

Explore Italy’s breathtaking south with visits to the picturesque lemon-growing coastal town of Sorrento, and navigate the Tyrrhenian Sea to Amalfi. Cruise onwards to the Sicilian town of Giardini Naxos, the port city of Crotone, Otranto in Italy’s Apulia region and Monopoli on the Adriatic Sea.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
E02M
Duration:
8 days
Departure City:
Civitavecchia (Rome)
Return City:
Dubrovnik

8 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy

    Upon your arrival in Civitavecchia, you’ll board your spectacular superyacht to commence your yacht cruise.

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    City tour of Rome (extra expense, must be pre-booked)*

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Sorrento

    A quaint resort credited with inspiring the works of Charles Dickens and Leo Tolstoy, Sorrento provides a romantic introduction to the Amalfi Coast. The historic town has spectacular views over the Bay of Naples, and its maze of cobbled streets is punctuated with cosy cafes. 

    EmeraldPLUS

    Guided tour of Sorrento with gelato presentation and tasting

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    Guided tour of Pompeii (extra expense, must be pre-booked)

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    Walking tour of Capri (extra expense, must be pre-booked)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Amalfi

    Sitting in the foothills of Mount Cerreto, the ambient setting of Amalfi is a pleasant collection of piazzas and waterfront restaurants. Despite its diminutive size, this town was once a maritime powerhouse. 

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    Amalfi Coast by kayak (extra expense, must be pre-booked)

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    Gems of the Amalfi Coast (extra expense, must be pre-booked)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Giardini Naxos

    Giardini Naxos is a gorgeous beach resort, with a resplendent horseshoe bay and seafront lined with bars and restaurants.   

    Included Excursion

    A walking tour of Taormina

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    ‘The Godfather’ Tour (extra expense)

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    Alcantara River Tubing (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Crotone

    At the very tip of Southern Italy is the Calabrian city of Crotone. Legend has it that it owes its name to Greek half-god Hercules, and there are Aegean influences at every turn, including the remnants of Apollo’s temple.

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    Visit Santa Severina Village (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Otranto

    Regarded as ‘the far east of Italy’, Otranto gazes out on to the Adriatic Sea and was a key port for trade and conquest during Roman times. Today, you’ll find a picturesque town of fortifications, mouthwatering seafood restaurants and a pleasant beach.   

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    Guided tour of Lecce (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Monopoli

    Tracing its origins back to 545 AD, Monopoli is a melting pot of Byzantine, Venetian and Turkish influence. Its charming harbour is surrounded by medieval stone walls, while the Church of the Purgatory features a Baroque chapel of mummified citizens that passed on.

    Included Excursion

    Tour of Monopoli

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    Discover the Trulli of Alberobello (extra expense)

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    Guided tour of Ostuni (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Dubrovnik, Croatia

    Your luxurious yacht cruise concludes in the medieval city of Dubrovnik, where you’ll disembark and be transferred to the airport for your return flight home.

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    City tour of Dubrovnik (extra expense, must be pre-booked)*

    *This DiscoverMORE is only available in conjunction with pre or post cruise accommodation. For guests not staying at our preferred hotel, own arrangements will need to be made to reach the meeting point of the DiscoverMORE

    The itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such Emerald Cruises cannot guarantee the cruise will operate unaltered from the itinerary stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions for further information.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

YOUR CRUISE INCLUDES
  • 7 nights on board your superyacht
  • Airport transfers to and from the ship
  • The services of an Emerald Cruises Tour Manager
  • Port taxes and charges
  • All tipping and gratuities

INCLUDED EXCURSIONS
  • A walking tour of Taormina
  • Tour of Monopoli

EmeraldPLUS
  • Guided tour of Sorrento with gelato presentation and tasting

DINING HIGHLIGHTS
  • 20 superb meals including 7 Breakfasts (B), 6 Lunches (L), 7 Dinners (D)
  • Including a Welcome and Farewell Reception & Dinner
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner on board

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