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Excursion to the Cyclopean Coast

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# Trip

Excursion to the Cyclopean Coast

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Description

Join us for an excursion to “The Cyclopean Coast,” a fantastic mix of legends and history. Our first stop will be Aci Trezza, a small fishing village known for three tall, column-shaped islands right off its coast. According to Homer’s Odyssey, Cyclops Polyphemus hurled these large boulders at Ulysses’ vessels. The site also inspired Italian writer Giovanni Carmelo Verga for his most-famous novel, I Malavoglia (The House by the Medlar Tree). We’ll have a stroll in this large fishing village before heading towards Aci Castello. From a panoramic observation point, you’ll be able to admire the lava-rock castle perched above the sea. We’ll then continue on to Acireale, an elegant baroque town at the foot of Mount Etna. Here, we’ll enjoy a taste of some of the Sicilian specialties in a bakery before returning to our ship.

PLEASE NOTE

  • The order of the visits can change.
  • Times are approximate.

Cruises

This shore excursion is available for one or several cruises

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Picturesque Holland and the magnificent valley of the romantic Rhine (Port-to-port cruise. No transfers included)

Next departure: 05/12/2019
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AMSTERDAM - KINDERDIJK - ROTTERDAM - NIJMEGEN - COLOGNE - KOBLENZ - RÜDESHEIM - BOPPARD - DÜSSELDORF - AMSTERDAM

Cruise to the heart of Holland and the majestic romantic Rhine Valley. Discover the prestigious Dutch terroir between legendary mills and picturesque UNESCO World Heritage canals. Admire the many treasures of traditional Germany from the Cologne Cathedral, a masterpiece of Gothic art, to the Niederwald monument, the starting point of an unforgettable hike through the heart of the Rüdesheim vineyard.

8 Days FROM $ 2,590 PP
START IN 2019
Departure 05/12/2019
Arrival 05/19/2019
FROM $ 2,590 PP
Ship : MS Gérard Schmitter Ship category : PREMIUM

* Price based on double occupancy

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