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Yet_cruises_bg Ancient Empires: From Malta to Rome aboard Variety Voyager

Dates: October 7 - October 15, 2017

Total Duration: 9 days

Cost: From $6,595 per person, double occupancy

Deposit (per participant): $1,000

Activity level: Moderately Active


Vehicle: Variety Voyager

Tour Operator: Thomas P. Gohagan & Co.


Discover the intriguing mélange of cultures that flourished in the wake of ancient empires while cruising to the resplendent shores of Malta, Sicily and Italy. Cruise for seven nights from Valletta to Rome aboard the exclusively chartered, deluxe 72-passenger Variety Voyager. This outstanding, custom-designed itinerary showcases the very best of this historic region at the best time of year, affords you the unique opportunity to travel with a small, intimate group and features eight UNESCO World Heritage sites. Marvel at Italy's stunning Amalfi Coast. Gain insight into Roman life of A.D. 79 in the superbly excavated town of Pompeii. Discover Sicily's storied town of Taormina and the island's seldom-visited interior landscapes, including the often overlooked Bronze Age archaeological site of Morgantina, the exquisite fourth-century Villa Romana del Casale in Piazza Armerina and Agrigento's majestic Valley of the Temples. Experience the rich history of Malta, the island nation where Saint Paul was shipwrecked.

Valletta Pre-Cruise and Rome Post-Cruise Options.

Kirk Freudenburg

Kirk Freudenburg is Professor of Classics at Yale and in his fourth (and final!) year as chair of that department. He took his BA at... more>>