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An Italian Adventure aboard the Star Clipper

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Experience more with so much included

  • Happy by day two or we'll bring you home with a full refund
  • 8 visits and tours including guided tours of Rome, Pompeii, Taormina and Lipari
  • Visits to Positano, Amalfi, Sorrento, Ponza plus 3 optional visits
  • 7 nights on board in your choice of luxury cabin or suite with ocean views
  • 2 nights in either the Hotel A. Roma or Bernini Bristol with breakfast
  • Superbly appointed cabins, beautifully crafted using teak and marble on an authentic four-masted barquentine
  • Exquisite dining prepared by inspired chefs, with full breakfast, buffet lunch, afternoon tea and à la carte dinner daily whilst on Star Clipper (lunch excluded on shore excursions)
At a Glance
7 nights on the Star Clipper
2 nights in 4 to 5-star hotels
Return flights & transfers
Programme of daily tours & visits
Full board cruise, B&B hotels
Expert tour manager
Checked Luggage


Offers available on this holiday


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There can be few experiences in life more sublime than to cruise through the glistening waters of the Mediterranean aboard a luxury sailing ship that evokes the spirit of a grand maritime age as magnificently as the Star Clipper. The very epitome of nautical glamour and romance, the most luxurious stay aboard this exquisite four-masted barquentine awaits with its polished teak decks, shining brass and gleaming mahogany rails, whisking you away on a nostalgic voyage and an unforgettable adventure.

Soak up glorious views of this world-famously beautiful region, gliding into historic ports and picturesque little harbours to discover some of the most fascinating cities, towns and hidden gems amidst this legendary corner of southern Europe.

Your Itinerary

Price Includes

The price of this holiday is per person, based on two people sharing a twin room or cabin. The price includes:

  • Return scheduled flights to Rome from a variety of regional airports
  • All visits and excursions as mentioned
  • Attentive service from an English-speaking crew and knowledgeable local guides
  • Services of a Riviera Travel tour manager
  • All port charges (worth £165) airport taxes and overseas transfers
  • Porterage of one item of luggage per person
  • No surcharges guaranteed
  • ABTA, ATOL and IATA protection

Personalise Your Holiday

Upgrade Your Stay

Taj Lake Palace

Upgrade your stay in Rome to the 5* Hotel Bernini Bristol - Rome

The Hotel Bernini Bristol is a wonderful historic five-star property located on Piazza Barberini, right at the foot of the famous Via Veneto, home of the famous Café de Paris where you may spot a celebrity or two and right in the heart of the Eternal City.

Upgrades are available for £250pp in a double/twin and £590 in a single room.

For hotel information see the accommodation tab, or call us for details.

On-Board the Star Clipper

Cabin Facilities

Your cabin is designed for comfort and efficiency and includes:

  • Private bathroom
  • Air-conditioning
  • Flatscreen TV/DVD player
  • Hairdryers
  • Private safe located inside the wardrobe
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • Under bed storage
  • 110-volt European & American plugs provided

All cabins are non-smoking. Cruise gratuities are not included. We recommend €8 per person, per day.


In the event of unsatisfactory weather or wind conditions, the Star Clipper reserves the right to proceed under motor power or reschedule the itinerary.

Availability of watersports is subject to weather conditions and local authority regulations.

Useful Information

Fact File

  • Currency: Euro
  • Flight time: Approx. 2 hrs 40 mins to 3 hrs
  • Language: Italian
  • Time zone: GMT+1
  • Country: Italy

Visa Information

UK Citizens do not require a visa to enter Italy however must have a valid passport. For the most up-to-date passport and visa information visit https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/italy/entry-requirements

We are unable to accept responsibility if you are unable to travel because you have not complied with any passport/entry/immigration requirements.


We want to ensure you make the correct choice before you book your holiday with us. If you have any concerns regarding the suitability of the holiday due to reduced mobility we would encourage you to call us to discuss these concerns. General information on mobility in connection with our tours can be found here.

Transfer Times

All transfer times listed here are approximate, and dependent on traffic. If you have a question regarding transfer times please don't hesitate to contact us

Arrival airport First hotel location Transfer time Final hotel location Departure airport Transfer time
Rome - Fiumicino Airport Rome 45 mins Rome Rome - Fiumicino Airport 45 mins
Rome - Ciampino Airport Rome 45 mins Rome Rome - Ciampino Airport 45 mins

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