Italian Romance

Italian Romance

Valletta to Rome (Civitavecchia)

Aug 5, 2023 to Aug 12, 2023

7 Days

SeaDream I

12330

Date Ports of Call Arrive Depart
Aug 05, 2023 Valletta,
Malta
2 PM - 4 PM
(Embarkation)
Evening
Aug 06, 2023 Trapani, Sicily,
Italy
Morning Evening
Aug 07, 2023 Lipari, Sicily,
Italy
Morning Evening
Aug 08, 2023 Capri,
Italy
Morning Afternoon
Aug 08, 2023 Positano,
Italy
Evening Overnight
Aug 09, 2023 Positano,
Italy
Morning
Aug 09, 2023 Amalfi,
Italy
Morning Overnight
Aug 10, 2023 Amalfi,
Italy
Evening
Aug 11, 2023 Naples,
Italy
Morning Evening
Aug 12, 2023 Rome (Civitavecchia),
Italy
Morning 8 AM - 10 AM
(Disembarkation)

Ports

  • Valletta
    Valletta

    Established in the 1500s by the Knights of St. John, this fortified city on a hilly peninsula soars between two of the finest natural harbors in the Mediterranean. A UNESCO World Heritage site, Valletta is defined by its sites of historical significance, with architecture dating back to the 16th century. Valletta is a pleasant and charming city to stroll, with little vehicle traffic and lots of stories to be discovered around every corner.

  • Trapani, Sicily
    Trapani, Sicily

    Trapani is a city on the west coast of Sicily in Italy and was founded by Elymians. SeaDream docks in the center of town and allows incredible access for strolling into town or meeting the motor coach for the scheduled land adventures. 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.

  • Lipari, Sicily
    Lipari, Sicily

    Lipari, Sicily is the largest of the Aeolian group of seven islands in the Tyrrhenian Sea off the northern coast of Sicily. Everyone should check out the fortified castello as well as the Aeolian Archaeological Museum. The island was for centuries the world centre 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’s also black sand beaches on the island as well. SeaDream has arranged a Pizza Demonstration as a Land Adventure option as well as the Island Overview. Water sports in the crystal waters is also a great activity option.

  • Capri
    Capri

    Capri may very well be the most popular island 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. SeaDream has put together most of the sights into one adventure called “Discovering the Island of Love” Kindly check the Land Adventures tab for more information. There’s also some great hikes available on the island, check with the activities team on board for details.

  • Positano
    Positano

    Positano is one of the most picturesque villages along the UNESCO awarded Amalfi Coast (Costiera Amalfitana), in Campania, Italy. The town itself is perched on an enclave on the face of a hill and winds down towards the sea. This incredible setting has been enjoyed by writers, movie stars and millions of tourist each year. John Steinbeck visited in the 50's and stated “Positano bites deep. It is a dream place that isn’t quite real when you are there and becomes beckoningly real after you have gone.” The movie "Under the Tuscan Sun" and several others have been shot on location here. Besides the incredibly romantic atmosphere, it offers excellent shopping, beautiful beaches, hiking trails and a few world recognized and award winning hotels such as Le Sirenuse and Il San Pietro di Positano amongst others. As large coaches cannot navigate down to the pier, only private arrangements are available here. You can book a very nice sedan or van to take you to the neighboring villages or even to Pompeii. As SeaDream anchors just of the pier, you may have the opportunity to access the yachts marina and water toys (conditions and local approval permitting).

  • Amalfi
    Amalfi

    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 richly represent the artistic movement prevailing in Southern Italy. From Amalfi, we have created two exciting land adventures for you. One to Scenic Ravello and the other to Fascinating Pompeii. You may also choose to play from the yacht’s marina (Permission and conditions pending) or go on a very scenic hike with one of the officers.

  • Naples
    Naples

    Naples, a city in southern Italy, provides stunning and dramatic views of Mount Vesuvius, the still-active volcano infamously known for burying the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum. It is Italy's third largest city after Rome and Milan and it is home to some of the best pizza in the region. Pizza was actually originated in Naples! Be sure to grab a slice, a delicious canoli and explore the historic city. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes if you are exploring by foot as the town is deceptively hilly.

  • Rome (Civitavecchia)
    Rome (Civitavecchia)

    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.


Suites & Staterooms

*Government, Port, Document Issuance, Handling & Service fees: $427 per guest


Single Supplement for this voyage is 200% for Yacht Club Deck 2,3 and 4. For Commodore, Admiral and Owners Suite, a 200% single supplement rate applies.


Please Note: Fares are capacity controlled and may change without notice. The fares are per person based on double occupancy. Single and third person rates are also available. SeaDream Yacht Club strongly recommends that all guests purchase travel insurance.


Yachting Land Adventures & Activities

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  • Valletta - Transfers / Private Arrangements / Pre and Post Stays / Accommodations - Valletta, Malta

    Description

    Our Destination Specialists “Very Valletta ” can assist with making your pre-arranged transfers, hotels accommodations and any other personalized pre or post cruise arrangements for your SeaDream cruise embarking or disembarking from Valletta, Malta.

    If you have any questions, please contact Very Valletta directly:
    Email: Experiential@veryvalletta.com
    Phone: +356 2248 5424 / +356 9939 1565

    Notes

    Very Valletta is your personal travel and lifestyle experts in and around Valletta. Redefining the typical Valletta experience by presenting you to our unique and authentic view of the city, only insiders know about.

    Duration

    N/A hour(s)

    Price

    (USD)

  • Trapani, Sicily - Marsala and Wine Tasting

    Description

    Marsala, a famous wine and destination you can learn about on this revealing Yachting Land Adventure which visits the renown Florio Wine Farm with its ancient wine cellars.

    Departing the pier and drive along the "via del sale" (the salt road) with the famous "Saline" and windmills where a brief photo stop will be made. Along the route there is a panoramic view of Mozia Island, one of the most important Phoenician and Carthaginian settlements in the Mediterranean area.

    When you arrive at Marsala, the guide will provide a brief walking tour of the ancient city and free time is available to explore on your own. Marsala's history had different rulers that dominated the city, including the Romans, the Vandals and the Byzantines. The town of Marsala is also famous for a dessert wine, that it is named after. For this reason, the next stop will be at “Cantine Florio” Winery for a visit of the wine cellars. Afterwards there will be a tasting of Sicilian specialties accompanied by different local wines including Marsala wine. Then re-board the coach for the drive back to Trapani.

    Notes

    A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures and some have limited capacity. All adventures in the SeaDream Yachting Land Adventures program are subject to change. Final departure time will be announced on board.

    Duration

    4.5 hour(s)

    Price

    159 (USD)

  • Trapani, Sicily - Medieval Erice and Sicilian Pastry

    Description

    Encounter Erice, a beautiful Medieval hilltop village above Trapani, on this informative walking tour plus also sample some of the best homemade pastry in Sicily.

    From Trapani, your coach travels approximately 30 minutes to arrive at Erice - a delightful medieval village in a panoramic setting overlooking Trapani, the Mediterranean Sea and the Egadi Islands. See how the Norman's influence is still strongly felt in the towers and fortifications of this hilltop village. There are also English-style gardens scattered throughout town. Upon arrival, there will be a guided walk and time for independent exploration of the charming cobbled streets and shops. A highlight of the Erice visit is a stop at the world famous “Grammatico” pastry shop for a tasting of their local cookies. On the return to the pier, there will be a brief orientation of the famous "saline" and the historical centre of Trapani before returning to the yacht.

    Notes

    A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures and some have limited capacity. All adventures in the SeaDream Yachting Land Adventures program are subject to change. Final departure time will be announced on board. Be sure to wear comfortable walking shoes.

    Duration

    4.5 hour(s)

    Price

    149 (USD)

  • Lipari, Sicily - Flavors of Lipari and Sicilian Style Pizza

    Description

    Are you a fan of Sicilian style pizza? Well then, what could be better than a private Sicilian Style Pizza demonstration during your stop in Lipari Sicily?

    This Yachting Land Adventure begins with a sightseeing tour of the island with stops at some of the most panoramic points, including magnificent views of the Aeolian Islands. At the end of the drive, the coach stops at a local pizzeria, where the owners happily demonstrate how to make their home-made traditional Sicilian style pizza. You also have the opportunity to create your own Sicilian style pizza pie according to your personal taste, or it will be made for you. Ultimately you sit down to enjoy the fruits of your lesson along with wine. Other Aeolian delicacies are also sampled including cookies and homemade Malvasia wine. At the end of your gastronomic escapade; re-board the coach for the return to the port of Lipari and your SeaDream yacht.

    Notes

    A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures and some have limited capacity. All adventures in the SeaDream Yachting Land Adventures program are subject to change. Final departure time will be announced on board.

    Transportation can not come directly to the pier. Guests on this Yachting Land Adventure will have a leisurely 20 minutes walk through the town to reach the coach.

    Duration

    4 hour(s)

    Price

    185 (USD)

  • Lipari, Sicily - Lipari Island Overview

    Description

    The Aeolian Islands are a volcanic archipelago in the Tyrrhenian Sea north of Sicily. Lipari is the largest of these Aeolian Islands and was created through a series of seven volcanic eruptions. Today's Yachting Land Adventure is a laid-back drive that offers some of the highlights of the island. Included are stops at panoramic viewpoints as well as at the obsidian and pumice quarries (formerly the two largest exports of the area). At the cliff top, there is time offered to explore with your guide the citadel, beautiful Spanish Castle and the San Bartolomeo Cathedral.

    Lipari's Archeological Museum is considered one of the most important in Italy for the Neolithic period and some time with your guide is afforded inside for a better understanding of the fascinating history of this area.

    Notes

    A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures and some have limited capacity. All adventures in the SeaDream Yachting Land Adventures program are subject to change. Final departure time will be announced on board.

    Transportation can not come directly to the pier. Guests on this Yachting Land Adventure will have a leisurely 20 minute walk through the town to reach the coach.

    Duration

    4 hour(s)

    Price

    119 (USD)

  • Capri - Discovering The Island of Love

    Description

    This Yachting Land Adventure has it all! In love or not, we recommend that you sign up early for this annual favorite! Begin your discovery of "The Island of Love" by stepping from your SeaDream yacht into a motor launch to explore the island's dramatic eastern coastline. See the famous Faraglioni Rocks, cruise into a coral cave, and explore the rugged vistas of Capri's tiny coves. As you step back ashore, head next to the high village of Anacapri in high style via your waiting convertible touring car** (Specifically made for the island of Capri – It’s a Caprisian Convertible!). Once in Anacapri, board a chairlift that takes you skimming over vineyards to the top of Mt. Solaro and its magnificent vistas. After your visit hop back in your car to wind down to Capri town for a guided tour of the main center, before returning to the yacht. This is an excellent overview of one of the most visited islands in the world – enjoy every moment!

    Notes

    This adventure involves climbing in and out of a motor launch. The chairlift ride is "optional" and not advised for those with a fear of heights or walking difficulties. Opting out of the chairlift ride allows guests to explore local shops and rejoin the group later. A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures and some have limited capacity. **The convertible touring cars are limited and if not available, a minibus will be substituted. All adventures in the SeaDream Yachting Land Adventures program are subject to change. Final departure times are published onboard. Tour sequence can vary to avoid congestion.

    After the Global Pandemic and tourism shutdown, we are experiencing higher than normal tourists in these popular destinations during the peak season (June, July, and August).

    Duration

    5 hour(s)

    Price

    199 (USD)

  • Amalfi - Ravello, the Balcony of the Amalfi Coast

    Description

    Discover Ravello, the Balcony of the Amalfi Coast including a SeaDream welcome aperitif at a heavenly retreat between sea and sky, followed by an informative walking tour of Amalfi.

    Perched on a 350-foot-high cliff overlooking the Gulf of Naples, is the intimate hillside village of Ravello. Travel by minibus up the mountain on this Yachting Land Adventure to discover Ravello's charms and visit Villa Rufolo with the garden that inspired Richard Wagner. Walk with your guide through this lovely village and enjoy approximately 45 minutes on your own to explore its shops and peek inside the cathedral, founded in 1086, which contains two medieval pulpits, Roman sarcophagi & paintings by southern Renaissance artist Andrea da Salerno.

    Afterwards, enjoy a welcome aperitif at a local hotel in Ravello with outstanding views of the Amalfi coastline before driving back to Amalfi town. Upon arrival in Amalfi, the guide will take you on a walking tour of the main center including a visit of the cathedral and its cloister before returning to the yacht.

    Notes

    A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures and some have limited capacity. All adventures in the SeaDream Yachting Land Adventures program are subject to change. Final departure time will be announced on board.

    Guests must be able to walk approximately a half mile during approximately one hour, over various surfaces of cobblestone streets with more than one hundred steps up and steep inclines. Comfortable clothing and walking shoes are recommended. To visit the Cathedral and Cloister in Amalfi, conservative attire with no exposed shoulders or knees is recommended. Short pants, tank tops and revealing clothing are not acceptable. Dense traffic congestion can be anticipated and may affect the duration of the excursion. After the Global Pandemic and tourism shutdown, we are experiencing higher than normal tourists in these popular destinations during the peak season (June, July, and August). Tour order may vary, but the mentioned sites will be included regardless.

    Duration

    4 hour(s)

    Price

    169 (USD)

  • Amalfi - Uncover Ancient Pompeii

    Description

    Discover the ancient ruins of Pompeii and find out how the Ancient Romans lived and worked this informative guided tour. A flourishing civilization buried for 1,700 years, Pompeii is possibly the most famous excavation site in the world. Brought to life by your guide, now you can see how citizens of the greatest empire of the world lived and loved, worked and played, ate and drank—and met their fateful death.

    Your journey begins as you travel from Amalfi through mountain roads toward Pompeii while admiring Mount Vesuvius, the still-active historic volcano located 15 miles southeast of Naples. Entering Pompeii by foot at the Sea Gate you are soon in the Agorà, surrounded by temples, porticoes, and law courts.

    20,000 people lived in this provincial town, of whom 2,000 perished in the catastrophic eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD. Twenty feet of ashes and pumice stone covered Pompeii, much of which has been removed during the last 200 years to reveal details of everyday life. The mosaic floors and the brilliant frescoes that so delighted the Pompeians shine forth in all their undiminished glory. Explore baths and theaters, the wrestling ground, and luxurious villas and gardens, complete with plaster casts of the locals at the moment of Vesuvius’s eruption. At the end of your experience, reboard your coach for the drive back to Amalfi where you are welcomed back on board your yacht.

    Notes

    There is free time at the end of this excursion to have a quick snack at Pompeii. Due to possible traffic delays, your return to the yacht may be after lunch; however, there is 24-hour meal service at the bar. After the Global Pandemic and tourism shutdown, we are experiencing higher than normal tourists in these popular destinations during the peak season (June, July, and August).

    Requires extensive walking over uneven surfaces; not suitable for guests with walking disabilities or guests who use a wheelchair. Wear comfortable walking shoes; bring a hat and sunscreen. Due to security reasons, no backpacks and big bags are allowed inside Pompeii excavations. A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures, and some may have limited capacity. All adventures in the SeaDream Yachting Land Adventures program are subject to change. Final departure times will be published on-board.

    Duration

    5.5 hour(s)

    Price

    189 (USD)

  • Naples - Charming Sorrento and Farmhouse Treats

    Description

    Discover Sorrento's countryside charm: sample Italian treats, learn about farming traditions, and indulge in freshly made mozzarella cheese.

    Escape the city and embark on a delightful journey from Naples to Sorrento, where you'll uncover the hidden gems of the countryside. Nestled amidst the hills above the port, a charming farm awaits, where the owner warmly welcomes you. Join him on an enchanting tour, where he'll unveil the secrets behind the production of his renowned mozzarella cheese. Wander through the farm, marveling at the lush garden adorned with lemon and olive trees. Pause to indulge in a delectable spread of bread, cheese, and salami, relishing the flavors amidst the serene ambiance of nature.

    Afterward, hop back on the coach and venture into the picturesque resort town of Sorrento. Your guide will lead you through the narrow streets of the historical center, offering insights into its rich heritage. Then, enjoy some free time to immerse yourself in Sorrento's vibrant atmosphere. Explore the famous Corso Italia, admire the grandeur of the Cathedral, or simply unwind at a charming open-air café.

    For the avid shoppers, Sorrento offers a treasure trove of souvenirs, including exquisite woodwork adorned with intricate marquetry. Delight in the craftsmanship and find the perfect memento to commemorate your journey.

    As the tour draws to a close, the guide will accompany you back to Naples, where you'll rejoin your yacht, filled with fond memories of the idyllic countryside and the charming town of Sorrento.

    Notes

    Please note that reaching the farmhouse involves an uphill walk of approximately 10 minutes. The visit to Sorrento town will be on foot, and the amount of walking is at the guests' discretion. We recommend wearing comfortable, flat shoes for your comfort. Kindly note that the order of the itinerary may vary to ensure the best possible experience. A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures and some have limited capacity. All adventures in the SeaDream Yachting Land Adventures program are subject to change.

    Duration

    5.5 hour(s)

    Price

    149 (USD)

  • Naples - NAT GEO DAY TOUR: A Deep Dive into Ancient Roman Life: Oplontis and Pompeii

    Description

    Immerse yourself in the leisure life of the ancient Roman elite as you journey through frescoed villas and the sprawling ruins of Pompeii. Marvel at still-standing UNESCO-protected forums, theaters, baths, restaurants and more! You’ll also learn about lesser-known sites, such as Casa della Regina Carolina, where researchers are studying the daily domestic activities of the Roman people.

    Begin your journey in the small port city of Torre Annunziata, where you’ll leave bustling roads and concrete facades behind as you descend below street level to ancient Oplontis. As a protected UNESCO World Heritage Site, the area and its two sprawling villas boast some of the best-preserved wall paintings of the Roman period. Your guide—an expert archeologist—will offer historical, cultural and architectural context for the painted wonders around you. Marvel at tiled mosaics and floor-to-ceiling frescos finished in the Pompeiian style with deep azure blues, bright oranges and sunny golds. As you explore recently reconstructed halls and columned atriums, you’ll discover three-dimensional painted landscapes next to still-life scenes rendered by artists thousands of years ago.

    Continue a short distance away to the foothills of Mt. Vesuvius and the ruins of Pompeii, an ancient city preserved by volcanic eruption. Wander down cobblestone streets to the Forum, where Romans discussed politics, sold their wares and gathered for worship. Follow ancient paths to grand spaces like the House of the Faun with its rich mosaics and green gardens. Sit in the arena of the Theater and study the colossal columns of the Basilica.

    You’ll also visit areas of everyday life like the baths, taverns and the Thermopolium, where Romans brought their families for quick bites. On your final stop within these winding ruins, you’ll find Casa della Regina Carolina, one of the ancient city’s largest homes located in an elite neighborhood near the Forum. Gain fascinating insight into the ongoing research started by National Geographic Explorer Caitlin Ellis Barret as you learn about the house and the daily domestic activities of its vacationing socialites.

    Notes

    The order of the tour may vary. A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures and some have limited capacity. All adventures in the SeaDream Yachting Land Adventures and Nat Geo programs are subject to change. Final departures times will be announced onboard.

    Duration

    4.45 hour(s)

    Price

    169 (USD)

  • Rome (Civitavecchia) - Transfers / Private Arrangements / Pre and Post Stays / Accommodations - Civitavecchia, Italy

    Description

    Our Destination Specialists “Aloschi Bros” can assist with making your pre-arranged transfers, hotel accommodations and any other personalized pre or post cruise arrangements for your SeaDream cruise embarking or disembarking from Civitavecchia, Italy.

    Bookings for <b>transfers</b> can be made directly on this website:
    <a href="https://transfer.aloschibros.com" target="_blank">https://transfer.aloschibros.com</a>

    Requests for <b>hotel accommodations and any other personalized pre or post cruise arrangements</b> can be made directly by emailing Aloschi Bros at the contact below.

    Also, if you encounter any website-related questions, or issues, with your transfer booking (including non-confirmation due to limited space) please email Aloschi Bros directly for assistance.
    Email: <b>rome@aloschibros.com</b> "OR" <b>rome11@aloschibros.com</b>
    Phone: +39.06.420.20.498

    An Aloschi team member will contact you with details within three days of receiving your email request.

    Notes

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    Price

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