Sicily & Malta & Amalfi Coast with guest speaker Dwight David Eisenhower II

Sicily & Malta & Amalfi Coast with guest speaker Dwight David Eisenhower II



Bask in sun-dappled islands at the crossroads of history on this deluxe, seven-night cruise from the Amalfi Coast to Malta. Visit the UNESCO-inscribed ruins of Pompeii and savor the splendor of the Isle of Capri. Enjoy calls at Palermo, Taormina, ancient Syracuse and Malta’s capital city of Valletta. Join Guest Speaker Dwight David Eisenhower II on a guided tour of a museum devoted to the history of the 1943 Allied landings in Sicily during World War II.  Complementary alcoholic & nonalcoholic beverages & Wi-Fi are included throughout the cruise!


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Trip Type
Group Travel Tour, International Ocean & Sea Voyages
Departure Dates
Jun 27, 2025 - Jul 5, 2025


Rome Pre-Program Option – 4 days, 3 nights
Colosseum & Forum | Vatican Museum | Walking Tour

Valletta Post-Program Option – 3 days, 2 nights
Temples of Hagar Qim & Tarxien | Inquistor’s Palace


Airport transfers and luggage handling abroad are only included if air arrangements are booked through Gohagan & Company. If travelers make their own air arrangements, transfers and luggage handling are not included; transfers can be organized through Gohagan & Company and purchased by the traveler.


  • Sara N. James

    Sara N. James

    Sara N. James combines her passion for art, architecture, and gardens with her sense of adventure and love of travel. She is Professor Emerita of Art History at Mary Baldwin University and a specialist in Renaissance and Baroque art. In her 30-year teaching career she taught broad range of courses, including Classical, Medieval, Renaissance (Italian and Northern), and Baroque art and architecture, as well as interdisciplinary honors courses. An avid gardener and garden lover, she is a certified Master Gardener and a member of the Garden Club of Virginia and the Garden Club of America. She has regularly traveled and lectured abroad with adult groups since 2016. Her publications include two books: Signorelli and Fra Angelico at Orvieto: Liturgy, Poetry and a Vision of the End-time (Ashgate, 2003) and Art in England from the Saxons to the Tudors: 600-1600 (Oxbow/Casemate, 2016), as well as numerous chapters, articles, and reviews in scholarly journals. Sara holds a Ph.D. in Art History from the University of Virginia and is a member of the Old Dominion chapter of the Phi Kappa Phi Honorary Society. She has spent three sabbatical terms at the American Academy in Rome and one at the Paul Mellon Centre in London.


A non-refundable administrative fee of $300 per person will apply for all cancellations received more than 7 days after booking and before other fees take effect at 120 days:
120 days $300 per person admin fee after 7-day grace period from booking
120 – 91 days 25% of full invoice fare
90 – 61 days 50% of full invoice fare
60 – 31 days 75% of full invoice fare
30 – 0 days 100% of full invoice fare
Separate airfare Terms & Conditions apply


Amalfi Sicily map


  • day 1 & 2

    Home City/ Rome/Civitavecchia/Embark World Navigator

  • day 3


  • day 4

    Amalfi Coast/Positano/Capri

  • day 5


  • day 6

    Giardini Naxos/Taormina/Catania

  • day 7


  • day 8


  • day 9

    Valletta/Disembark ship/Return to home city

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