Antibes to Palermo
You can choose this wonderful 13-day tour program for both summer and winter months. Throughout the tour you can discover the unique history of Rome. You can see the most beautiful islands of the Western Mediterranean and experience the different atmosphere of Sicily. A great tour alternative to experience Italian culture closely!
Your ultra-luxury cruise will start in the afternoon in Antibes. Your blue voyage will take you to St Tropez. You can consider having dinner on the beach before moving to Portofino at night. Don’t cross the afternoon before seeing the stunning coast of Ramatuelle!
A tiny fishing village lined with olive trees in the past, Portofino has become one of the most popular and luxurious resorts of today. From the Portofino mountains located on the Ligurian Riviera you can enjoy views of the Mediterranean Sea to the mountains of Corsica. You should not leave Portofino without having a cocktail at Hotel Splendido!
Cinque terra is a quiet village without transport by road. It is one of the most beautiful villages in the world with its magnificent views and calm beaches. It is an indispensable point of the blue cruise routes.
Riomaggiore is famous for its turquoise pastel houses. Manarola is situated on the cliffs and offers lush vineyards. For spectacular views, you should climb the winding steps of Corniglia and drink local white wine for lunch. Vernazza was once a classic Italian fishing village, and has now become a very popular and busy holiday destination.
Forte Dei Marmi
Forte Dei Marmi is one of the most famous tourist centers of recent times. Although it is so popular, it is still surrounded by green and natural gardens and wonderful gardens. Forte Dei Marmi is surrounded by dozens of historical and natural beauty areas to explore. Alpine pastures can also be seen over the charming villages.
Porto Ercole and Giglio Island
The seaside town, one of the two most famous cities in Tuscany, is built on a small natural harbor. The castles of La Rocca, Filippo, Santa Carolina and Stella are from the time when the region was ruled by the Spaniards. Porto Ercole is a quiet and relaxing place where you can enjoy great food and have easy access by boat.
The neighboring island of Giglio is just a short distance from Porto Ercole. The sea is perfect for water sports. Drive ashore from the port of Giglio Porto and walk through the vineyards to the medieval town of Castello.
Rome is the capital of the most important empire in the history of the world with its history of more than 2000 years. In the city, the richest examples of the Renaissance and Baroque periods can be seen. Besides being a fascinating city, it is also home to the Vatican, the center of Christianity.
There are so many places to see in Rome … Spanish stairs, Barcaccia fountain with its unique beauty, Colosseum, one of the oldest gladiatorial arenas, Piazza di Spagna are just a few of Rome’s unique buildings.
Ponza, Pontine Islands and Santo Stefano – Ventotene
Ponza is one of the Pontine islands in the north of Naples. It is the most developed island of Pontine, although it is quieter than others. It has a great sea to snorkel and relax. Ponza is a very popular holiday resort with its sea, which includes sunken remains from ancient times. San Silverio church and Governor’s Palace can be seen on the island.
Pontine archipelago is one of the most beautiful islands. It is ideal for swimming in the sparkling turquoise waters and enjoying the secluded beaches. Don’t cross the Santo Stefano off the coast, built in 1795. This former prison was designed by the famous architect Carpi.
Ideal for nature lovers, Ventotene is only a few miles away. You can end your walk starting from Eolo Point, with its caves and small harbor, the beach of Cala Rossano and the ancient Roman harbor. This fishing town with its pink and white houses and a pretty cute look is ideal for afternoon swim in the sea.
Naples is one of the most beautiful cities in southern Italy, with an impressive view of the island of Capri and Ischia. Next to the old town, the new city and its charming harbor are the other must-see parts of Naples. The church of Paleochrist and the cathedral of Maria Donnaregina anta are the most memorable buildings of historic Naples.
The ancient city of Pompeii, which was buried under the ashes as a result of the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in the 18th century AD, is the most spectacular historical part of this region.
On the 9th day of your blue voyage, you can spend the day exploring the island of Ischia. With its beautiful beaches, the island admires everyone and is adjacent to many historical fishing villages. One of these fishing villages is Sant’Angelo. Set on the cliffs, you can watch Citara beach in Soccorso from this fishing village and enjoy sunset views of Porto, Forio and Maronti beaches.
Serrara Fontana is one of the must-see places in this region. Afterwards, you can climb the summit of Monte Epomeo and explore the old settlements of Barano d’Ischia. If you want to see San Lorenzo’s famous steam cave , you can stop by Lacco Ameno and see the 10 m high green mushroom rock that is believed to have fallen from the volcano.
Forio is a perfectly preserved beach town with historic texture. The coastal town, which was frequented by the most famous people of the world in the 1950s, has wonderful vineyards.
Capri, adjacent to Sorrento City, is one of the paradise corners of the world. Capri island is an indispensable stopping point for blue tour enthusiasts with its colorful houses, colorful nature and scenery placed on the cliffs.
In the upper parts of the town you can find many luxury shops and hotels. Be sure to watch the spectacular views while walking on the cliffs. It is not difficult to understand why Capri has been known as a resort since Tiberius.
Capri is also famous for its beautiful houses, magnificent nature and nightlife. Stroll through the narrow streets and watch the sunset, then stop by Piazzetta in the city center! Don’t forget to stop by at Capri Palace Hotel, which offers exceptional lunch options!
Stromboli and Lipari Islands
The island of Stromboli is located on an active volcano. It is the most interesting and well-known island of the Aeolian Islands.
Panarea is a must-see for visitors to the islands of the region. The small villages around it, with its narrow cobbled streets, small shops, cafés and white-roofed villas, are worth seeing. Scuba diving is very popular among the rocks on the shores of Lisca Bianca and Bottaro.
Lipari is the oldest of these islands. The large acropolises on the island indicate that this place has been used as a habitat without interruption since the Neolithic times. The island has wonderful beaches, undiscovered caves, perforated rocks and steep cliffs.
Lipari is also famous for its pumice stone. A 16th century castle and a historic cathedral are located on the harbor. In Lipari you can see the most beautiful cafes of Mediterranean culture and watch the stunning sunsets in these cafes.
Cefalu is a glamorous medieval town on the Tyrrhenian coast of Sicily. The Temple of Diana on the mountain overlooking the city is said to be one of the oldest buildings in Sicily.
You can climb to the top of the mountain where the city leans on its back and you can look at the city from above. Also don’t forget to try the seafood of the restaurants close to the beach.
Sicily’s largest and cosmopolitan city is Palermo. Here you can find the most beautiful restaurants and shops of the most famous brands.
The surrounding attractions of Piazza Marina offer a variety of dining options. If you want to see historical sites, you can visit a variety of sights, including La Martorana Church, San Cataldo, the cathedral, the Royal Palace, the Archaeological Museum and the Galleria Regionale della Sicilia. Before leaving the city, make sure to see the Palermo market.