Inspiring Italy

September 1, 2019 - September 12, 2019
Price starting at: $4,099

Take in the renowned scenes of the Italian coastline during this incredible 11-day/ 10-night cruise. Overnight in Venice, an enchanting city of weaving canals and opulent palazzi. Embark Sirena and sail to Umbria, a region of amazing beauty with rolling hills and wildflower-dotted meadows. Bari, the following stop, is home to Saint Nicholas Basilica, beneath which is where legendary Saint Nicholas is said to be interred. Next, sail to Crotone, which offers fine museums, art galleries, and imposing monuments; and to Taormina, a town that boasts unrivaled panoramas of the Ionian Sea and Mount Etna. Visit Amalfi, an enchanting town filled with ancient wonders like a 12th-century Capuchin monastery and a beautiful 11th-century cathedral and cloister. Nearby, Positano charms all who visit with its colorful fishing boats and Moorish-style houses. Next, sail to Civitavecchia, the port for legendary Rome, Italy’s treasure of history and architecture. Discover the capital’s legendary sites before visiting Portoferraio on the island of Elba, where Napoleon was exiled. Learn about his influence on the area before heading to Portofino, a fishing village turned seaside resort. In town you’ll find pretty, pastel-colored houses on the harbor and plenty of boutique shopping and sidewalk cafes. Read more