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2018 Ancient Empires

Sept. 20 – 28Gohagan_AncientEmpires_LeLaperouse_2018_Map
Tour Operator: Gohagan
Price: From $4,595 (Airfare additional)
Tour Length: 9 days

Discover the intriguing mélange of cultures that flourished in the wake of ancient empires on this exclusively chartered cruise to the resplendent shores of Italy, Sicily and Malta. Cruise for seven nights from Rome to Valletta aboard the newest Five-Star expedition ship, Le Lapérouse, launching in 2018 with only 92 Suites and Staterooms, each with a private balcony. This outstanding, custom-designed itinerary features the very best of this historic region at the most ideal time of year, affords you the unique opportunity to travel with a small, intimate group and showcases seven UNESCO World Heritage sites.

Marvel at Italy’s stunning Amalfi Coast and the colorful seaside town of Sorrento. Gain insight into Roman life of A.D. 79 in the superbly excavated town of Pompeii. Discover Sicily’s storied town of Taormina, the legendary city of Syracuse and Agrigento’s majestic Valley of the Temples. Experience the rich history of Malta, the island nation where Saint Paul was shipwrecked. Rome Pre-Cruise and Valletta Post-Cruise Options are available.

Schedule of Events

  • Day 1 : Depart U.S.
  • Day 2 : Rome | Civitavecchia
  • Day 3 : Sorrento | Pompeii
  • Day 4 : Sorrento | Amalfi Coast | Capri
  • Day 5 : Naxos | Taormina
  • Day 6 : Syracuse
  • Day 7 : Agrigento
  • Day 8 : Valletta | Malta
  • Day 9 : Valletta

Additional Information

Note: Tour schedule is subject to change due to local conditions. Many excursions in this program involve an element of walking as some of the finest attractions are located in areas not closely accessible by motorcoach.

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All 2018 prices and itineraries (including port order) are tentative and subject to change; final pricing adjustments may occur after the release of marketing materials.

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