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Ancient Wonders And Culinary Delights: Cruising Southern Italy And Sicily - With Smithsonian Journey

Ship: Le Bougainville  
Departure: Sunday, September 8, 2024
Nights: 7 nights
Departs: Valletta
Returns: Livorno
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One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
7
Nights
Days at Sea
0
Sea Days
Ports
8
Ports
Countries Visted
2
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Ancient Wonders And Culinary Delights: Cruising Southern Italy And Sicily - With Smithsonian Journey

    Ports of call

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    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Sunday, September 8, 2024 Valletta, Malta Embark 6:00 PM
    View of Valletta, Malta

    Valletta (aka Belt Valletta, Città Umilissima) - traditionally reserved for the historic walled citadel that serves as Malta's principal administrative district - is the capital city of Malta, located in the central-eastern portion of the island. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is essentially Baroque in style, with elements of Mannerist, Neo-Classical and Modern architecture. Don’t miss the the majestic St John’s Co-Cathedral, with its imposing bastions and a treasure of priceless paintings. Read more about Valletta, Malta

    2 Monday, September 9, 2024 Siracusa, Italy 7:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Siracusa, Italy

    Siracusa is located in the SE corner of the Italian island of Sicily, next to the Ionian Sea. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, it is also renowned for being mentioned in the Bible as a place that was visited by the apostle Paul. Here you will find the most extensive catacombs outside of Rome, and the Jewish baths in Ortigo that are at least 1,500 years old. Read more about Siracusa, Italy

    3 Tuesday, September 10, 2024 Taormina, Italy 12:00 AM 7:00 PM
    View of Taormina, Italy

    Taormina is a small town on the island of Sicily in Italy, in the Province of Messina. Settled on a hill, the town - accessible via an aerial tramway - dominates two sweeping bays, and on the southern side the top of Mount Etna can be seen. While it is unashamedly touristy and has a main street lined with high-end designer shops, the town remains a striking location with gorgeous medieval churches, a stunning Greek theatre, and sweeping views. Read more about Taormina, Italy

    4 Wednesday, September 11, 2024 Reggio, Italy 12:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Reggio, Italy

    Reggio, or Reggio Calabria (pop. 560,000), is the largest city of Calabria, Southern Italy. It is located on the ‘toe’ of Italy, facing west to the Strait of Messina and the island of Sicily. Read more about Reggio, Italy

    5 Thursday, September 12, 2024 Agropoli, Italy 8:00 AM 7:00 PM
    6 Friday, September 13, 2024 Naples, Italy 12:00 AM 6:30 PM
    View of Naples, Italy

    Naples is an historic city over 2,500 years old, sitting on the west coast of southern Italy by the Gulf of Naples. Located halfway between two volcanic areas, Mount Vesuvius and Camp Flegrei and with numerous tours and cruise excursions available at the port, one may be inclined to miss out on what Naples itself has to offer. It has some of the world's best opera houses and theatres, and is often called an open-air museum because of its many historic statues and monuments. Read more about Naples, Italy

    7 Saturday, September 14, 2024 Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy 8:00 AM 6:30 PM
    View of Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy

    Rome, the capital, and largest city of Italy, is full of unending possibilities. It can be reached from the port of Civitavecchia in approximately ninety minutes either by train or coach. Rome greets visitors with a multitude of faces, such as the Ancient City with ruins like: the Colosseum; the seven hills; the Roman Forum; and the Sacred Way, the path used for triumphal processions. Read more about Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy

    8 Sunday, September 15, 2024 Livorno, Italy 8:00 AM Disembark
    View of Livorno, Italy

    Livorno is the third largest port on the west coast of Italy, and is well known for supporting cruise ship tourism to Florence, the Tower of Pisa, the hill towns of Tuscany, Cinque Terre with its enchanting villages, and the Chianti wine region, generally with time allowed for visiting some famous outlet stores of famous fashion houses. However the port of Livorno itself has a lot to offer visitors. Criss-crossed by Medicean canals that are still navigable, and with its port overlooked by towers and fortresses, this well-planned city is most appealing. Read more about Livorno, Italy

  • Ship

    Le Bougainville Overview

    Le Bougainville

    Le Bougainville sails under the French flag. Named after famous French explorers, these sleek five-star luxury vessels will have the finest equipment for safety and stability.

  • Cabins

    Le Bougainville Cabins

    Privilege Suite

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    Cabin Types

    SA, PV6, PV5

    Average Cabin Size – 45.0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 30.0 m2

    Area: 45 msup2;. Capacity: 2 passengers per cabin. Balcony size: 30 msup2;. Cabin features: Individually-controlled air-conditioning. King-size bed or twin beds. Shower. Minibar. Flat screen. Satellite TV. Desk with stationery. Ipod(TM) players. Video on demand. Safe. Hairdryer. Bath robes. Satellite direct line telephone. 110/220 volts outlet. French bath products. 24hr room service. Internet access wifi (fee may apply).

    Deluxe Suite

    Deluxe Suite

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    Cabin Types

    PS6, PS5, GD6, GD5, DS6, DS5, DS4, DS3

    Average Cabin Size – 0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Area: 38 msup2;. Capacity: up to 2 passengers per cabin. Balcony size: 8 msup2;. Cabin features: Individually-controlled air-conditioning. King-size bed or twin beds. Shower. Minibar. Flat screen. Satellite TV. Desk with stationery. Ipod(TM) players. Video on demand. Safe. Hairdryer. Bath robes. Satellite direct line telephone. 110/220 volts outlet. French bath products. 24hr room service. Internet access wifi (fee may apply).

    Balcony

    Balcony

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    Cabin Types

    PR6, PR5, PR4, DEL

    Average Cabin Size – 19.0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 4.0 m2

    Area: 19 msup2;. Capacity: 2 passengers per cabin. Balcony size: 4 msup2;. Cabin features: Individually-controlled air-conditioning. King-size bed or twin beds. Shower. Minibar. Flat screen. Satellite TV. Desk with stationery. Ipod(TM) players. Video on demand. Safe. Hairdryer. Bath robes. Satellite direct line telephone. 110/220 volts outlet. French bath products. 24hr room service. Internet access wifi (fee may apply).

  • Deck Plans

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    Cruiseline: Ponant Cruises Ship: Le Bougainville Departure: Sunday, September 8, 2024 Nights: 7 nights Departs: Valletta Returns: Livorno

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