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Dolce Vita - Cruise along the Coasts of Sicily & Malta

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Experience a harmonious balance between conventional cruising and private yachting, along with an exciting voyage of discovery, unravelling the wonders of Sicily, Malta and Reggio di Calabria. Discover the natural and historical treasures of Taormina, Reggio di Calabria, Syracuse. Each day you will discover a new port of call, a hidden cove with crystal blue waters to cool you, a glimpse of ancient history to amaze you and rich cultural diversity to intrigue you.
 
Catania, Italy Roundtrip Itinerary (Saturday - Saturday) 

Day 1 - (Saturday) Catania, Italy
Embarkation at 3 pm. Welcome dinner and overnight in port.

Day 2 - (Sunday): Catania-Taormina/Italy
Our day starts with an optional tour at nearby Taormina, a city with endlessly winding medieval streets and secluded gardens hidden by stone walls. Our optional morning excursion to this city boasting such beauty and history, features a stroll along the Corso Umberto, lined with piazza, duomos and palazzo such as the Palazzo Santo Stefano. Later you will take a guided tour of the ancient Greek Theatre with wonderful uninterrupted views of the sea. Our lunch break is followed by an afternoon optional excursion to the Etna Volcano, the highest point in Sicily and a live volcano. Our guide will provide you with full details on its activity and volcano activity in South Italy in general. After our farewell dinner we start our return sailing to Malta. Overnight at sea.

Day 3 - (Monday): Valetta/Malta
Malta was home to a rich prehistoric culture that created megalithic structures that are among the world's most impressive. The structures at the Tarxien and elsewhere on the island were built before Egypt’s Great Pyramids. Our morning and afternoon optional tours will allow you to these prehistoric sites as well the historic sites of Valletta, the island's capital and an UNESCO World Heritage city. The walking tour in the afternoon will include a visit inside St. John's Cathedral to see its stunning interior and art treasures. Overnight in port.

Day 4 - (Tuesday): Valetta-Gozo Island/Malta
Morning sailing to Gozo Island by sail. Swim stop in the morning at one of Gozo's beautiful beaches. Arrival in Gozo Harbour after lunch. 0ptional excursion with visits at the Citadel and its Baroque Cathedral, our Lady of Ta Pinu Basilica, the St. George Basilica and the Cathedral Museum. After a short wine tasting late in the afternoon we will return to the ship. Late night departure for Syracuse/Sicily. Overnight at sea.

Day 5 - (Wednesday): Syracuse/Italy
Early morning arrival in the port of Syracuse. Syracuse, one of the most prestigious cities of the Hellenistic World, was a rival of Athens. Our morning optional excursion will bring us to the spectacular 15,000-seat Greek theatre, the elliptical Roman amphitheatre, the Archaeological Museum, the Temple of Apollo, the Fountain of Aretusa, and the Cathedral, which incorporates the remains of the famed Temple of Athena. After lunch you can take our afternoon excursion taking you inland, into Sicily's southeast region, known for its Baroque towns. You will visit exquisitely preserved Noto, a jewel of a town situated on a plateau. Late in the evening we leave Syracuse for the Aeolian Islands. Overnight at sea.

Day 6 - (Thursday): Lipari/Aeolian Islands
Morning arrival in Lipari, the largest of the Aeolian Islands which sits on red volcanic rock and looks like ''a wall of bronze'' according to the Greek poet Homer. Archaeological remains found here have yielded clues to civilizations which date to 1700 BC, including the Neolithic stones that sit alongside ancient tombstones, and ruins of Greek walls and Roman villas. The Spaniards found their way here in the 16th century, building the Castello (castle) and the 17 century cathedral that is perched above the harbour. All these sights will be available to see them on your morning optional sightseeing excursion. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight in Lipari.

Day 7 - (Friday): Lipari-Vulcano-Panarea-Stromboli/Aeolian Islands
We leave Lipari in the morning to reach Vulcano Island, famous for its majestuous volcanoe crater and the mud baths. Later in the afternoon we sail to Panarea. We reach Panarea, a quaint old style Aeolian Island, late afternoon. After time at leisure in port, we gather for our traditional farewell dinner at anchor. Later in the evening we start our return trip to Catania and sail slowly past the island of Stromboli famous for its live volcano. The sight of live lava eruptions is not to be missed. Overnight at sea.

Day 8 - (Saturday): Catania-Taormina/Italy
Arrival to Catania at 8.30. Disembarkation at 9-10 am.


Valletta, Malta Roundtrip Itinerary (Monday - Monday ) 

Day 1 - (Monday): Valetta/Malta
Embarkation at 3 pm. Welcome dinner. Overnight in port.

Day 2 - (Tuesday): Valetta-Gozo Island/Malta
Morning sailing to Gozo Island by sail. Swim stop in the morning at one of Gozo's beautiful beaches. Arrival in Gozo Harbour after lunch. 0ptional excursion with visits at the Citadel and its Baroque Cathedral, our Lady of Ta Pinu Basilica, the St. George Basilica and the Cathedral Museum. After a short wine tasting late in the afternoon we will return to the ship. Late night departure for Syracuse/Sicily. Overnight at sea.

Day 3 - (Wednesday): Syracuse/Italy
Early morning arrival in the port of Syracuse. Syracuse, one of the most prestigious cities of the Hellenistic World, was a rival of Athens. Our morning optional excursion will bring us to the spectacular 15,000-seat Greek theatre, the elliptical Roman amphitheatre, the Archaeological Museum, the Temple of Apollo, the Fountain of Aretusa, and the Cathedral, which incorporates the remains of the famed Temple of Athena. After lunch you can take our afternoon excursion taking you inland, into Sicily's southeast region, known for its Baroque towns. You will visit exquisitely preserved Noto, a jewel of a town situated on a plateau. Late in the evening we leave Syracuse for the Aeolian Islands. Overnight at sea.

Day 4 - (Thursday): Lipari/Aeolian Islands
Morning arrival in Lipari, the largest of the Aeolian Islands which sits on red volcanic rock and looks like ''a wall of bronze'' according to the Greek poet Homer. Archaeological remains found here have yielded clues to civilizations which date to 1700 BC, including the Neolithic stones that sit alongside ancient tombstones, and ruins of Greek walls and Roman villas. The Spaniards found their way here in the 16th century, building the Castello (castle) and the 17 century cathedral that is perched above the harbour. All these sights will be available to see them on your morning optional sightseeing excursion. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight in Lipari.

Day 5 - (Friday): Lipari-Vulcano-Panarea-Stromboli/Aeolian Islands
We leave Lipari in the morning to reach Vulcano Island, famous for its majestuous volcanoe crater and the mud baths. Later in the afternoon we sail to Panarea. We reach Panarea, a quaint old style Aeolian Island, late afternoon. After time at leisure in port, we gather for our traditional farewell dinner at anchor. Later in the evening we start our return trip to Catania and sail slowly past the island of Stromboli famous for its live volcano. The sight of live lava eruptions is not to be missed. Overnight at sea.

Day 6 - (Saturday): Catania/Italy
In Catania, the jewel city of Sicily, join us at our morning optional walking excursion through the main area of the city, to discover its’ hidden treasures; the Baroque Cathedral with St. Agatha’s Chapel, the “Fontana dell’ Elefante” built by using ancient decorative elements such as the lava of Mount Etna. Proceed through Via Crociferi to Piazza Stesicoro to find yourselves amid Catania’s Churches’ Baroque architecture and the monument of Vincenzo Bellini, the great Italian romantic composer. Overnight in port.
Day 7 - (Sunday): Catania-Taormina/Italy
Our day starts with an optional tour at nearby Taormina, a city with endlessly winding medieval streets and secluded gardens hidden by stone walls. Our optional morning excursion to this city boasting such beauty and history, features a stroll along the Corso Umberto, lined with piazza, duomos and palazzo such as the Palazzo Santo Stefano. Later you will take a guided tour of the ancient Greek Theatre with wonderful uninterrupted views of the sea. Our lunch break is followed by an afternoon optional excursion to the Etna Volcano, the highest point in Sicily and a live volcano. Our guide will provide you with full details on its activity and volcano activity in South Italy in general. After our farewell dinner we start our return sailing to Malta. Overnight at sea.
Day 8 - (Monday): Valetta/Malta
Arrival at Valetta/Malta at 8.30. Disembarkation at 9-10 am.


2014 Departures 

Depart

Disembark

Itinerary

Cruise Code

26-Apr-14

3-May-14

Dolce Vita: Cantania Round trip

PAN41755

28-Apr-14

5-May-14

Dolce Vita: Malta Round trip

PAN41757

3-May-14

10-May-14

Dolce Vita: Cantania Round trip

PAN41762

5-May-14

12-May-14

Dolce Vita: Malta Round trip

PAN41764

10-May-14

17-May-14

Dolce Vita: Cantania Round trip

PAN41769

12-May-14

19-May-14

Dolce Vita: Malta Round trip

PAN41771

17-May-14

24-May-14

Dolce Vita: Cantania Round trip

PAN41776

19-May-14

26-May-14

Dolce Vita: Malta Round trip

PAN41778

24-May-14

31-May-14

Dolce Vita: Cantania Round trip

PAN41783

26-May-14

2-Jun-14

Dolce Vita: Malta Round trip

PAN41785

31-May-14

7-Jun-14

Dolce Vita: Cantania Round trip

PAN41790

2-Jun-14

9-Jun-14

Dolce Vita: Malta Round trip

PAN41792

7-Jun-14

27-Sep-14

Dolce Vita: Cantania Round trip

PAN41797

9-Jun-14

16-Jun-14

Dolce Vita: Malta Round trip

PAN41799

27-Sep-14

4-Oct-14

Dolce Vita: Cantania Round trip

PAN41909

29-Sep-14

6-Oct-14

Dolce Vita: Malta Round trip

PAN41911

4-Oct-14

11-Oct-14

Dolce Vita: Cantania Round trip

PAN41916

6-Oct-14

13-Oct-14

Dolce Vita: Malta Round trip

PAN41918

11-Oct-14

18-Oct-14

Dolce Vita: Cantania Round trip

PAN41923

13-Oct-14

20-Oct-14

Dolce Vita: Malta Round trip

PAN41925


Cabin Categories aboard the SC Panorama

2014 Cruise Rates

Category C  -Lower Deck - Twin or Double Bedded abins

$2,390

Category B  - Lower Deck - Twin Bedded Cabins

$2,690

Category A  - Main Deck & Upper Decks - Twin Bedded Cabins

$3,290

Reduction for 3rd passenger in a Category B Cabin

-30%

Single Supplement

+50% 

Port Charges

$370 

 

 

Cruise fares are per person and week and include:

  • Accommodation in double or twin cabins with private SH/WC & air conditioning 
  • Full - board: American buffet breakfast and two meals daily, including a Welcome Cocktail, a Greek Night, fun BBQ (weather permitting) and Captain’s Dinner 
  • Regular (filter) coffee, tea and still mineral water free all day 
  • Use of fishing and snorkeling equipment (subject to availability) 
  • Multilingual Cruise Escort

Not included:

  • Beverages (except those mentioned above) 
  • Shore excursions on the islands or other land arrangements 
  • Crew tips 
  • Passenger personal expenses  

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