Discover the intriguing mélange of cultures that flourished in the wake of ancient empires while cruising for seven nights from Rome to Valletta, Malta, aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star small ship Le Lapérouse, launching in 2018. This custom‑designed itinerary features the very best of this historic region, affords you the unique opportunity to travel with a small, intimate group and showcases eight UNESCO World Heritage sites. Marvel at Italy’s stunning Amalfi Coast, visit the superbly excavated town of Pompeii, discover Sicily’s storied town of Taormina and the island’s seldom-visited interior landscapes and experience the rich history of Malta. Rome Pre‑Cruise and Valletta Post-Cruise Options.
1 Depart the U.S.
2 Rome, Italy/Civitavecchia/Embark Le Lapérouse
3 Sorrento for Pompeii
4 Sorrento for Amalfi Coast and Positano/Isle of Capri
5 Cruise past Stromboli/Naxos, Sicily, for Taormina
7 Porto Empedocle for Agrigento
8 Valletta, Malta
9 Valletta/Disembark ship/Return to the U.S.