Rome to Malaga

11 May - 20 May 2018

Duration

9 Nights

Journey Type

Cruise only (Please call for flight options)

Ports

8 Ports

11 May

Setting sail from Rome (Civitavecchia)

One of the world's great cities, Rome continues to dazzle and delight visitors with a potent mix of architectural marvels, continent-defining history and buzzing nightlife. As the saying goes, the city wasn't built in a day, and if you want to make the most of Rome you'll need to spend at least a couple of nights here. The Colosseum, the Vatican and the Forum are among the big ticket items, with the crowds to match, though in truth you will find history around almost every corner.

Our tip

Plan ahead to make the most of your time – Rome is an exhausting city to visit so you need to pace yourself. There are plenty of parks, gardens and squares to relax and enjoy time out.

12 May

France: Bonifacio

13 May

Italy: Alghero

14 May

At sea

15 May

Spain: Mahon

16 May

Spain: Palma de Mallorca

17 May

Spain: Ibiza

18 May

Spain: Formentera

19 May

At sea

20 May

Arriving in Málaga

Málaga has at times had its reputation dragged down by association with the overdevelopment and high rise horrors of the Costa del Sol, which is a great shame, as there is plenty to satisfy the discerning traveller. The labyrinthine historic centre is right next to the cruise port, and has been given something of a makeover in recent years. Nowadays there are plenty of chic restaurants and bars where you can ease into the rhythms of life in southern Spain, before exploring sights including the intriguing, unfinished Gothic cathedral, and a museum devoted to Málaga's most famous son, Pablo Picasso.

Don't miss

Merienda time! The Spanish eat late, so you’ll need to indulge in this late afternoon snack to keep you going until your evening meal.

The Ship

Your home form home

Introduced to accompany Sea Cloud I, this three-masted barque tall ship enjoys the amenities of a modern cruise ship whilst remaining a quintessential windjammer.

What we love

A true sailing ship, Sea Cloud II has all of the tradition of the ship that inspired her, the original Sea Cloud. Suites and cabins have the feel of a traditional country home and on deck you can relax and watch the crew set sail, a wonderful spectacle that is much more than just a show.

Capacity 94 Guests
Crew 65 mostly German staff
Style A style that is sure to impress even seasoned cruise-goers, it's elegant yachting roots are clear.
Inclusions
  • All meals including wine and beer
  • Welcome and farewell cocktail
  • All soft drinks, specialty coffee and tea
  • Watersports facilities
More about Sea Cloud II

Tailor-make your trip

Ways to make it better
Hotel Campo de' Fiori, Rome

Extend your stay in Rome

There are so many great hotels but we particularly love the Campo de’ Fiori, for its great location in the centre of everything.

The Vatican City, Rome

Beat the queues

Get a private guide to help you jump the queues into the Vatican who can whizz you through the galleries to see the essentials and ensure your best view of the Sistine Chapel.

Hotel Parador de Málaga Gibralfaro

Where to stay in Málaga

We love the Málaga Gibralfaro Parador, in the old quarter with views over the harbour.

The Alhambra, Granada

Explore Andalusia

Travel north to Granada and the Alhambra Palace, an unmissable example of Moorish architecture in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada.

Get in touch & let us tailor-make your perfect cruise holiday

Call us on 020 7399 7670 or visit us at our comfortable offices just off London's Regent Street.

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