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Authentic Shores Of Sicily

Ship: Le Bougainville  
Departure: Tuesday, April 30, 2024
Nights: 8 nights
Departs: Valletta
Returns: Valletta
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Duration
8
Nights
Days at Sea
0
Sea Days
Ports
8
Ports
Countries Visted
2
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Authentic Shores Of Sicily

    Ports of call

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    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Tuesday, April 30, 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 Wednesday, May 1, 2024 Porto Empedocle, Italy 12:00 PM 6:00 PM

    Porto Empedocle is a little port in Italy on the Strait of Sicily, founded in the eighteenth century. It is in the Caos district, and is well known to Italians because the home - which now contains a small museum - of the famous writer Luigi Pirandello, is located there. The town is also very well known as the setting of the Inspector Montalbano books, written by Andrea Camilleri, who when aged 80 years still had a home here where he lived for part of the year. Read more about Porto Empedocle, Italy

    3 Thursday, May 2, 2024 Taormina, Italy 12:00 PM 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 Friday, May 3, 2024 Reggio, Italy 12:01 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 Saturday, May 4, 2024 Palermo, Italy 7:00 AM 11:00 PM
    View of Palermo, Italy

    The capital of Sicily, Palermo is an historic city in southern Italy and is situated on the NW of the island right by the Gulf of Palermo in the Tyrrhenian Sea. The 2700 year-old city is noted for its rich history, culture and architecture. With Sicily's greatest concentration of sights, and the second biggest historic centre in Italy, Palermo is a complex, multilayered city that can be overwhelming if you try to see too much. Read more about Palermo, Italy

    6 Sunday, May 5, 2024 Lipari, Italy 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Lipari, Italy

    The Lipari Islands form a volcanic archipelago in the Tyrrhenian Sea, north of Sicily. The largest island is Lipari, and the sole town in the group is on this island, and shares the same name. There are signs of volcanic activity with fumaroles and thermal waters on most of the islands, while the volcano on Stromboli (40km to the NE) puts on a dramatic performance most nights! Read more about Lipari, Italy

    7 Monday, May 6, 2024 Siracusa, Italy 7:00 AM 7:00 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

    8 Tuesday, May 7, 2024 Gozo Island, Malta 7:00 AM 4:00 PM

    Gozo - aka Isle of Calypso - is an island of the Maltese archipelago, and is considered one of the most untouched and unique islands in the Mediterranean. It truly is a tranquil land where time has stood still and where some of the oldest buildings in the world are located. It is rich in historical locations, such as the Ggantija temples, regarded as the world's oldest free-standing religious structures, pre-dating the Pyramids of Egypt and Stonehenge. Read more about Gozo Island, Malta

    9 Wednesday, May 8, 2024 Valletta, Malta 12:01 AM Disembark
    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

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    Le Bougainville

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    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

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    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).

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  • Authentic Shores Of Sicily

    Cruiseline: Ponant Cruises Ship: Le Bougainville Departure: Tuesday, April 30, 2024 Nights: 8 nights Departs: Valletta Returns: Valletta

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