This tailor-made Sicily cruise package gives you the unique opportunity to discover the charming Sicilian cities of Palermo and Catania, as well as the untouched coastal beauty of the sublime Aeolian Islands on a 7-night sea cruise. As a part of this exclusive Sicily cruise package, you will spend 2 nights in the capital city of Palermo, where you can absorb the city’s intriguing architecture, before we take you to the coastal city of Catania, where you can marvel at the epic Mount Etna and sample tasty local cuisine, including fresh seafood, over 2 nights. After discover the delights on land, we then whisk you away on a relaxing 7-night Sicily cruise of the Aeolian Islands in the Tyrrhenian Sea, featuring hidden beaches, magical sea caves and stunning coastal vistas that will lull you into a state of complete relaxation. With central accommodation in Palermo and Catania, a private cabin aboard our charming sailing ship and the chance to immerse yourself in the outstanding natural beauty and vibrancy of Sicily, this is the perfect Sicily cruise package on which to discover the unique culture and overwhelming beauty of Sicily.
About this Sicily cruise package
Immerse yourself in the rich culture of Sicily with 2 nights in Palermo and Catania, before you witness idyllic coastal vistas and sublime sea views aboard a charming sailing ship with a 7-night Aeolian Islands cruise.
This multi-centre Sicily cruise package gives you the unique opportunity to discover the diversity of Sicily, with 4 nights on the mainland, followed by a 7-night cruise of the Aeolian Islands, which are a group of volcanic islands nestled north of Sicily’s main island in the Tyrrhenian Sea. The tailor-made package begins in Palermo, where you will have the opportunity to discover intriguing Baroque architecture or unveil the island’s turbulent past with a visit to one of the capital city’s enriching museums. After spending 2 nights at a central hotel in Palermo, you can relax on the high-speed train direct to Catania, where you will be greeted by the undeniable majesty of Mount Etna, one of Italy’s active volcanoes. With 2 nights in Catania, there will be plenty of time to sightsee and, as a part of our customised holiday planning service, we can arrange a special walking tour of the volcano or a wine-tasting experience in the foothills.
After enjoy the vibrancy of Sicily’s mainland, it’s time to completely relax with a 7-night island hopping cruise of the Aeolian Islands, which are famous for their beautiful landscapes, secret sea caves and warm climate. The cruise departs from Milazzo and, as a part of your Sicily cruise package, we will arrange a private car transfer from Catania to Milazzo so that you can relax knowing that all the details have been taken care of. Once on board, you will be able to enjoy the idyllic natural scenery as you cruise by the prettiest and most interesting islands, such as Lipari, Filicudi, Salina, Panarea and Vulcano, as well as the famous island of Stromboli, which is home to another of Italy’s active volcanoes. As a part of your cruise, you can see the magical Grotta del Boe Marino and Grotta del Cavallo sea caves, and there are also plenty of cultural sites that you can enjoy, such as the prehistoric ruins at Cala Junco and the ancient settlement of Santa Marina Salina. As a special treat, you can even enjoy a hiking tour of Stromboli and discover more about this unique volcanic island.
With vibrant Sicilian cities and glorious coastal scenes to enjoy, this is the perfect Sicily cruise package on which you can immerse yourself in the rich culture and unique landscapes that Sicily is famous for. We love it as a romantic couples’ holiday or honeymoon, but with so much to see and do it is also an excellent choice for a unique family holiday to Italy. Plus, with our customised service, we can include optional extras in your Sicily cruise package, such as tours and activities or special meals at local restaurants.
If you would like to find out more about this Palermo, Catania and Aeolian Islands cruise, please contact a member of our friendly team on (UK) 01223 637331 or (US) 347-594-5500. Alternatively, please click here to send an online enquiry and we will get back to you right away – typically within 24 hours.
For this Sicily cruise package, our prices include accommodation in Palermo and Catania, train tickets, a private car transfer from Catania and Milazzo, a private cabin on board our sailing ship and use of the on-board services. The sailing ship is staffed by a fully qualified, professional captain.
From £1539 per person From $1969 per person
Please also note that the Sicily cruise package price is based on two people sharing a standard double room in Palermo and Catania and a standard double cabin during the Aeolian Islands cruise.
This Palermo, Catania and Aeolian Islands cruise package is tailor-made, which means that you can choose the services that are included in your package. As standard, we include:
- 2 nights’ accommodation in Palermo (3, 4 or 5 star hotels available)
- 2 nights’ accommodation in Catania (3, 4 or 5 star hotels available)
- High-speed train tickets from Palermo to Catania
- Private car transfer from Catania to Milazzo
- 7-night cruise of the Aeolian Islands, with accommodation on board
And we are happy to add additional extras to create a tailor-made Sicily cruise package just for you, such as:
- Return flights
- Private airport transfers
- Tours and activities, such as guided tours in Palermo and Catania, or island tours during the cruise
- Restaurant meals
How to book
To book this Sicily cruise package deal, please call a member of our friendly team at (UK) 01223 637331 or (US) 347-594-5500, or click here to send us an enquiry. You can also click on the “Request a Quote” button at the top of the page.
Please note that this Sicily cruise package is only available in July and August and the quoted price does not include outbound/inbound flights, airport transfers, tours or meals. When purchasing your flights from your chosen airline, we recommend that you fly into Palermo Airport and out of Catania Airport. However, if you would like a package that also includes flights, private airport transfers or optional tours and meals, please contact us for a customised Italy cruise package.
Please also note that the quoted price per person is based on two people sharing a double cabin. If you are a solo traveller then you will have to pay a single-cabin supplement. Please contact us for a personalised Italy cruise package if you are travelling alone.