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Sicily and the Amalfi Coast

Join magnificent Royal Clipper sailing along the Amalfi coast to charming towns, the volcanic Aeolian Islands and historic Messina in Sicily

Cruise Only - Package Possible
7 nights from £1399pp

Sailing Holiday
  • Taormina
  • Sorrento
  • Ponza
  • Capri

Call us on 01756 706500 (+44 1756 706500) to discuss this holiday

Star Clippers

Save 10% on 2018 PLUS exclusive £50pp discount on all dates! Book by 31 Jan 2018

Sicily and the Amalfi Coast Special Offer

Embark in Civitavecchia, the port for Rome and cruise to the beautiful island of Ponza with its rocky coves and soaring cliffs, and on to Sorrento, perched overlooking the Bay of Naples where you can sample some of the locally-produced lemon liquor.

Explore Amalfi with its brightly-painted houses and atmospheric piazza, before continuing to Messina, from where you can take an optional tour of Mt Etna or historic Taormina.

Lipari, the largest of the volcanic Aeolian Islands is final next port of call before Royal Clipper returns to Civitavecchia.

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Sicily and the Amalfi Coast Itinerary

Day 1 - Civitavecchia (Rome, Italy)

Embark in Civitavecchia, the port for Rome.

Day 2 - Ponza - Palmarola

The island of Ponza has a beautiful coastline with rocky coves and cliffs which are rich in the precious mineral white betonite, sandy beaches and crystal clear water. It is also home to some excellent restaurants and has its own wine producing region. See the unique the character of the island which has one main road snaking up from the port to the north of the island, giving fantastic panoramic views. Continue to Palmarola, a beautiful island with natural grottos.

Day 3 - Sorrento

Sorrento is perched above the sea overlooking the Bay of Naples. Sample the locally-produced liquor, Limoncello at one of the cafes on Piazza Tasso, or perhaps take the Circumvesuviana train to nearby Pompeii.

Day 4 - Amalfi

Amalfi is chic and picturesque, with narrow lanes winding down to the sea in a cascade of brightly-painted houses. The atmospheric piazza is dominated by an 11th century Duomo and the impressive stairs which climb up to it. Neighbouring Positano is easy to reach by bus, where there are elegant boutiques and artisan's studios

Day 5 - Messina

Dock in Messina, from where you can take an optional tour to Taormina.

Day 6 - Lipari

Lipari is the largest of the volcanic Aeolian Islands. After exploring the cliff-top citadel and taking refreshments along Vittorio Emanuele Street, perhaps hire a bicycle or scooter to discover more of the island. The little fishing town of Porticello and its beach are popular with locals, or for stunning views of the archipelago, follow the trail to Terme di San Calogero. Later, cruise past Stromboli.

Day 7 - At sea

Enjoy the facilities on board during a day at sea.

Day 8 - Civitavecchia (Rome)

Disembark in Civitavecchia.

The Captain reserves the right to alter the itinerary to suit wind and weather conditions.

Price Includes

  • 7-nights full board accommodation on Royal Clipper in chosen cabin category

Price Does Not Include

  • Flights and transfers
  • Port Charges
  • Optional excursions
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2017 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

Departure Date Brochure Price Blue Water Price
Royal Clipper
Sep 02, 09£1575£1525

2018 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

Departure Date Brochure Price Blue Water Price
Royal Clipper
May 26; Jun 02; Jul 14, 21; Sep 01, 08£1610£1399

Price Information

  • Prices are per person based on two people sharing a Cat 6 cabin.
  • Cabin upgrade supplements (2018 upgrade supplements include early booking discount):
  • Cat 5 - 2017: £75pp 2018: £67pp
  • Cat 4 - 2017: £270pp 2018: £243pp
  • Cat 3 - 2017: £405pp 2018: £364pp
  • Cat 2 - 2017: £530pp 2018: £477pp
  • Cat 1 - 2017: £830pp 2018: £747pp
  • Deluxe Suite - 2017: £1695pp 2018: £1525pp
  • Owners Suite - 2017: £1965pp 2018: £1768pp
  • Port charges - £165pp
  • Third person sharing - 2017: £540 2018: £575
  • Guaranteed Single - 2017: £1910pp 2018: £1945
Large map for Sicily and the Amalfi Coast
Small map for Sicily and the Amalfi Coast