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Highlights of Southern Italy

Experience yacht cruising at its finest on board exciting 100-passenger superyacht Emerald Azzurra, as she explores the dazzling towns of southern Italy and Sicily on this relaxing 7-night cruise

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7 nights

Small Ship Holiday
Amalfi Coast
Giardini Naxos
Amalfi Town

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Explore Italy's breathtaking south and the beautiful island of Sicily on this relaxing cruise on brand new superyacht Emerald Azzurra.

The beautiful lemon-growing town of Sorrento is the perfect introduction to the UNESCO-listed Amalfi Coast, where pastel houses cascade towards the azure waters of the Tyrrhenian Sea. Amalfi itself is nestled in the foothills of Mount Cerreto and its streets are punctuated with piazzas and restaurants.

Discover lively Giardini Naxos in Sicily, gateway to the beautiful town of Taormina, and see the remnants of Apollo’s temple in the Calabrian city of Crotone. Head east to picturesque Otranto which overlooks the glistening Adriatic, and Monopoli, a melting pot of Byzantine, Venetian and Turkish influences.

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Highlights of Southern Italy Itinerary

Day 1 - Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy

Upon your arrival in Civitavecchia, you’ll board your spectacular superyacht to commence your cruise. Please book your flight to arrive into Rome prior to 03:00 PM.

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. Guided tour of Sorrento with gelato presentation and tasting Guided tour of Pompeii (extra expense, must be pre-booked Walking tour of Capri (extra expense, must be pre-booked).

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

Day 4 - Giardini Naxos

Giardini Naxos is a gorgeous beach resort, with a resplendent horseshoe bay and seafront lined with bars and restaurants. A walking tour of Taormina ‘The Godfather’ Tour Alcantara River Tubing (extra expense).

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. Visit Santa Severina Village (extra expense).

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. Guided tour of Lecce (extra expense).

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. Tour of Monopoli Discover the Trulli of Alberobello (extra expense) Guided tour of Ostuni (extra expense).

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. Please book your flight to depart out of Dubrovnik after 12:00 PM. 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.

The Captain reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary. Key: B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner

Price Includes

  • 7-night full board cruise
  • Overseas transfers
  • 3 guided shore excursions
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Gratuities
  • Onboard Zodiac and marina toys
  • Port and airport taxes

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