Embark on a captivating adventure, beginning with a luxurious 9-day Mediterranean cruise and concluding with an optional 6-night Sicily land vacation, exploring the diverse cultures, picturesque landscapes, and rich history of the region.


This 2-part journey is tailored for those seeking an immersive experience, inviting you to savor the region's finest food and wine, explore authentic local sites, marvel at breathtaking vistas, and indulge in moments of serene luxury.

Choose Cruise, Land, or BOTH!

Part I

the Cruise


We chose this exceptional cruise for its commitment to providing an unrivaled, all-inclusive experience, offering everything from meticulously curated itineraries to spacious and elegantly appointed accommodations. The Mariner's intimate setting, with its small ship charm, ensures a personalized and indulgent journey. Revel in the outstanding service, savor exquisite cuisine, and explore captivating destinations with the ease and convenience that only Regent Seven Seas can offer. Whether it's the enticing on-board amenities or the carefully selected ports of call, this cruise promises a truly extraordinary maritime adventure.

Regent Seven Seas Mariner: Rome to Valetta
September 5 - 14, 2024

Book NOW to take advantage of 2 special offers:

Book by 2/29/24 and get:
  • $400 shipboard credit (exclusive to guests of Allegro Luxury Vacations on this sailing only).
  • Virtuoso amenity such as a $100 shipboard credit or private shore excursion.
  • FREE 2-category stateroom upgrade
  • Up to 20% savings
  • Reduced deposit

Plus, embark on this amazing voyage and save up to 25% during our Presidents Day Celebration. Offer ends 2/29/2024.

September 4 - Rome

Indulge in the enchanting allure of Rome with a one-night pre-cruise stay that sets the perfect tone for your upcoming adventure. Nestled in the heart of this timeless city, your accommodations provide a luxurious retreat, seamlessly blending modern comfort with historic charm. Immerse yourself in the captivating ambiance of Rome's iconic landmarks, from the awe-inspiring Colosseum to the timeless beauty of Vatican City. Savor an evening of exquisite Italian cuisine in a quaint trattoria, and meander through cobblestone streets, absorbing the city's rich history and vibrant energy. This prelude to your cruise promises a taste of Rome's cultural richness, ensuring you embark on your maritime journey with cherished memories of the Eternal City.

Hotel: Westin Excelsior or similar

Optional pre-cruise extension

September 5 -Rome
Embarkation Day!

Whether enjoying the street performers at the Spanish Steps and people-watching over a fine glass of wine in colorful Trastevere, or taking in the historical and architectural glory that is Rome, visitors are spoiled for choice in this truly Eternal City. St. Peter’s Basilica is a full-day outing, featuring the Sistine Chapel and panoramic city vistas for those willing to climb to the top of the dome. Other landmarks not to miss include the renowned Trevi Fountain, the Coliseum, and Aventine Hill, which provides you with a grand view of the imposing remains of the Imperial Palaces and the Circus Maximus, of Ben Hur fame.

Cruise departs at 7:00 PM

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On Seven Seas Mariner, every stateroom has a balcony with sea view! Choose a concierge suite (shown above) and enjoy a 1-night hotel stay pre or post-cruise for FREE!

September 6 - The Amalfi Coast

Discover chic Positano with its relaxed, sophisticated air and white Moorish-style houses clinging to steep slopes around a sparkling bay filled with colorful fishing boats. Then visit enchanting Amalfi and admire the 12th-century Capuchin monastery and see the beautiful 11th-century Cathedral and cloister before exploring on your own. Browse Positano’s boutiques for the town’s locally made casual cotton clothes or search for unique souvenirs in Amalfi. Enjoy delicious fresh seafood and pasta or tempting pastries and espresso in a spectacular seaside, mountainous setting.

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September 7 - Messina, Sicily

Messina, the third largest city in Sicily, was the most important port of departure for European knights on their way to the Crusades in the Middle Ages. Today, this extensively rebuilt port city still boasts many historically and architecturally significant landmarks, particularly the renowned cathedral with its unusual astronomical clock, the 12th-century Catania Church, and the ornate Teatro Vittorio Emanuele. Messina is also the starting point for a day trip to the peak of breathtaking Mt. Etna-Crateri Silvestri.

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September 8 - Cruising the Ionian Sea

Bask in the sheer luxury and comfort aboard the Seven Seas Mariner as you sail the serene Ionian Sea, indulging in panoramic views of azure waters and idyllic coastlines. Delight in a day filled with exquisite cuisine, leisurely sunbathing on deck, and engaging activities, all while anticipating the enchanting beauty that awaits at the captivating Greek Isles on the horizon.

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September 9 - Athens, Greece

Piraeus is the gateway to the ancient city of Athens, known as the “Cradle of Western Civilization” because of its immense impact on cultural and political achievements throughout the world. Due mainly to tourism and the 2004 Olympics, Greece has redeveloped many sites in Athens. A historian’s delight, Athens is home to such magnificent wonders as: the Acropolis, the Parthenon, the atmospheric winding streets of the Plaka, the Temple of Olympian Zeus and Temple of Athena Nike, and the Archaeological Museum with the world’s finest collection of ancient artifacts.

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September 10 - Santorini, Greece

With dramatic views of classic whitewashed houses clinging perilously to the side of the caldera and stunning beaches of white and red sand or black pebbles, it’s no wonder this may be the most photographed scenery in the world. Visit Ancient Akrotiri, the archeological site of a town frozen in time by ash from an eruption 3,600 years ago. Also worth a day trip is the Volcano of Santorini Palea (old) Kameni and Nea (new) Kameni , two small islands of black lava positioned in the centre of the basin of Santorini.

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September 11 - Katakolon, Greece

Step back in time at Ancient Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympic Games – now deemed a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Relive the roaring cheers of the spectators as the athletes took their marks on the marble starting blocks, and picture the temples, the treasuries, the porticoes and statues as they were.

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September 12 - Corfu, Greece

Legendary Corfu is a lush and romantic island, written about by Homer in his famous Odyssey. The island’s history is full of battles, indicative of Corfu’s turbulent position that lasted until modern times with unification with modern Greece in 1864. Corfu offers a combination of cosmopolitan and time-honored Greece, as well as flower-strewn countryside and Adriatic-style villages, Corfu has splendid coastal scenery and some excellent secluded beaches.

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September 13 - Valetta, Malta

Malta’s major port and capital, the entire city of Valletta was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1980. The centerpiece is the impressive 19th century Mosta Dome, visible from anywhere on the island, with its inlaid marble floor and the gilded, carved stone flowers set around the interior dome. For a tranquil afternoon, stroll the San Anton Palace Gardens, artistically laid out in Three Villages - Attard, Lija and Balzan. Or, for spectacular vistas, take a day tour to Dingli Cliffs, which offer striking views of the sea and rugged coastline. Valetta is also a portal to day trips to nearby Mdina, with its landmark Baroque Cathedral of St. John; and Rabat, the provincial township that was once part of the Roman city of Melita, where you can explore several fascinating archaeological digs.

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September 14 - Valetta, Malta

Your accommodation, nestled in the heart of this UNESCO World Heritage city, offers a blend of modern luxury and old-world ambiance. As you step outside, explore the labyrinthine streets adorned with limestone facades and Baroque architecture. Delight in a leisurely evening stroll through St. John's Co-Cathedral Square, marvel at the breathtaking views from Upper Barrakka Gardens, and savor Maltese delicacies at a quaint local eatery. This brief sojourn in Valletta provides a perfect conclusion to your cruise, allowing you to immerse yourself in Malta's captivating culture and history before bidding farewell to the Mediterranean enchantment.

Hotel: Grand Hotel Excelsior or similar

Optional post-cruise stay

Part  II



If you plan to extend your vacation with us in Sicily, you are in for a treat! During this six-night Sicilian adventure, you'll become immersed in the enchanting realms of Eastern Sicily. Indulge in hands-on cooking classes, explore vibrant markets, and savor the region's finest wines in picturesque vineyards. Uncover the secrets of Sicilian culture with guided tours, including visits to iconic landmarks and charming coastal towns. This irresistible journey promises a perfect blend of culinary delights, cultural exploration, and luxurious accommodations, creating memories to last a lifetime.

September 15 - Siracusa, Sicily

Experience seamless travel with a private transfer to Siracusa, where three nights of unparalleled comfort await you at Hotel il Minareto in sea-view rooms, complete with daily breakfast. Enjoy evenings at your leisure, exploring the charming surroundings and creating unforgettable memories on your own terms.

Hotel: il Minareto Siracusa (5-star) Sea view room

September 16 - Explore beautiful Ortigia Island

Ortigia, a small and intriguing island just off the coast of Siracusa, is easily accessible via a conveniently located water taxi at the hotel. Once on the island, enjoy a captivating day of exploration, where every corner unveils a tapestry of cultural wonders. Wander through enchanting puppet shops, each intricately showcasing the artistry of Sicilian puppetry, a longstanding tradition. Immerse yourself in the island's rich history with visits to museums that narrate tales of ancient civilizations. Stroll along the charming streets, adorned with Baroque architecture, and discover hidden gems in vibrant markets. Indulge your senses in local delicacies at quaint cafes, as the island seamlessly combines historical charm with contemporary delights, offering a truly immersive experience in the heart of Syracuse, Sicily.

Hotel: il Minareto (5-star) Sea view room

September 17 - Sicilian Wineries

Embark on a full-day winery tour, visiting two distinct wineries, each complemented by an enchanting olive grove. Indulge in a delightful experience of wine tasting and a satisfying lunch. The afternoon unfolds with additional winery stops, offering tastings that promise to elevate your palate. Return to the hotel, where the evening beckons for personal exploration and relaxation doing anything you please.

Hotel: il Minareto (5-star) Sea view roomm

September 18 - Sicilian Village & Cooking Class

Immerse yourself in the authentic charm of a small village, engaging with locals and partaking in an enriching cooking class followed by a delightful lunch. Continue your journey as you transfer to Taormina, where you'll check into the Hotel Belvedere for a three-night stay in sea-view rooms, complete with daily breakfast. The evening unfolds at your own pace, allowing for personal exploration and relaxation.

Hotel: Villa Belvedere Hotel, Taormina (5-star) Sea view room

September 19 - Taormina

Spend the morning exploring the beautiful town of Taormina, where a guided tour awaits, providing insightful exploration of the picturesque surroundings, highlighted by included tickets to the Greek theatre. The remainder of the day unfolds at your leisure, allowing for personal discoveries and relaxation on your own terms.

Hote: Villa Belvedere Hotel, Taormina (5-star) Sea view room

September 20 - Godfather Villages

Spend your final day in Sicily enjoying a captivating 5-hour tour exploring the coastal towns and iconic locales from The Godfather. A knowledgeable guide accompanies you throughout the journey, offering insights into the rich cultural tapestry of the region. Enjoy a leisurely lunch on your own before returning to the hotel, savoring the last moments of your memorable day in Sicily.

Hotel: Villa Belvedere Hotel, Taormina (5-star) Sea view room

September 21 - Arrivederci!

Sadly, it's time to bid farewell to the enchanting landscapes and rich cultural experiences of Sicily. Your journey concludes with a private transfer from your hotel, ensuring a comfortable and stress-free ride to the Catania airport. Reflect on the memories of Sicily's picturesque landscapes, delectable cuisine, and cultural treasures as you embark on your homeward bound flight, leaving the island with a sense of fulfillment and a trove of cherished moments.

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Included in the cost of the Sicily Land Package

Not included:

Sicily Land Package
$5600 per person, based on double occupancy

Cruise Fare
starting at $10,999 per person, all-inclusive

Private airport ground transfers

3-nights il Hotel Minareto, Siracusa. Sea view room

3-nights Villa Belvedere Hotel, Taormina. Sea view room

All tours as described in the itinerary

Daily breakfast, 2 lunches, 1 farewell dinner



City tax collected in Euro at each hotel. Approximately €20pp

Book before 2/29/2024 and receive a FREE 2-category room upgrade, reduced deposit, and Presidents Day savings of up to 25% off.

Receive an exclusive $400 shipboard credit, per cabin.

Receive a bonus Virtuoso amenity such as $100 shipboard credit or private shore excursion

2-FOR-1 All-Inclusive Fares

FREE Roundtrip Business Class Air* on All Intercontinental Flights

FREE Unlimited Shore Excursions

FREE Unlimited Beverages, Including Fine Wines and Premium Spirits

FREE Open Bars and Lounges Plus In-Suite Mini-Bar Replenished Daily

FREE Pre-Paid Gratuities

FREE Specialty Restaurants

FREE 24-Hour Room Service

FREE Transfers Between Airport and Ship*

FREE Unlimited WiFi*

FREE Valet Laundry Service*

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