Circumnavigation of Sicily

Circumnavigation of Sicily
September 22, 2019
13 Days
Aboard the Serenissima
95 Guests
From $9,980
Circumnavigation of Sicily

Expedition Highlights

  • Attend cooking demonstrations on how to prepare traditional Sicilian dishes, and enjoy wine and olive oil tastings.
  • Enjoy free time to stroll through picturesque coastal towns with opportunities to dine ashore on your own.
  • Tour Monreale’s impressive 12th-century Cathedral and the Palatine Chapel in Palermo, hailed as two of Italy’s most beautiful Norman churches.
  • Explore the exquisite Greek and Roman ruins of Agrigento and Syracuse—both UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
  • Cruise among the scenic Aeolian Islands and enjoy up-close views of still-active Stromboli Volcano.

Expedition Team

Serenissima

Built in 1960 and scheduled to be refurbished in 2018, the Serenissima is a comfortable and contemporary expedition vessel. Public spaces include two lounges (one with a library and games), a single-seating dining room, and elegant bar. Outside decks feature a small gym, Jacuzzi, and a sun deck where meals are served in pleasant weather. All suites feature ocean views, en suite bathroom, wardrobe, vanity table, television, and personal safe.

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