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Sea Cloud II Itinerary

Sea Cloud II - Mediterranean Sea

Revel in the gold of Sicily, the treasures of Sardinia and two enchanting Balearic Islands
Valletta, Malta to Malaga, Spain
October 23 - November 2, 2015- Voyage SCII 1540

Syracuse: UNESCO World Heritage Site  

Cicero once described Syracuse as “the greatest and most beautiful of the Greek cities”. Up to a million people – three times the population of mighty Athens – are claimed to have lived there in antiquity. This city on the small island of Ortigia was later conquered first by the Romans, then by Arabs, Byzantines and Normans.  They have left behind a unique architectural heritage: UNESCO declared Syracuse a World Heritage Site in 2005 due to its archaeological importance. 


A masterwork of mosaics: the Cappella Palatina 

The narrow streets of Palermo’s historic center with their rattling Vespa scooters and vivacious market women lead to the impressive Norman palace. Inside it you will find the famous Cappella Palatina. Its richness is simply overwhelming: The erstwhile royal chapel is decorated with elements of both Christian and Islamic style, artistic carvings and marble floors. It contains an inner room which is entirely covered with precious golden mosaics. 


La Seu – Palma’s Gothic cathedral 

In 1230, at a site once occupied by a mosque, construction work began on the famous cathedral of St Maria in Palma de Mallorca, otherwise known as “La Seu”. Initially built in a pure Gothic style, with spires stretching up to the sky, this cathedral was given a few “modern” touches over the course of the centuries. And at the beginning of the 20th century some of the building’s interior rooms were redesigned by none other than Gaudí. 


A lecturer accompanies the trip 

A lecturer will accompany this trip to deliver interesting and informative talks on a range of specialist subjects. 




Day Port  



23. Oct 2015 La Valletta (Malta)



24. Oct 2015 Syracuse/Sicily (Italy)



25. Oct 2015 Lipari/Aeolian Islands (Italy)



26. Oct 2015 Palermo/Sicily (Italy)



27. Oct 2015 At Sea 



28. Oct 2015 Cagliari/Sardinia (Italy)



29. Oct 2015 At Sea 



30. Oct 2015 Palma de Mallorca/Mallorca (Spain)



31. Oct 2015 Ibiza City/Ibiza (Spain)



01. Nov 2015 At Sea 



02. Nov 2015 Malaga (Spain)



Cruise Rates
Category/Cabin type 

Price per person in USD

Guaranteed double cabin* 


F Upper-/lower-bed cabin 


E De luxe double-bed cabin 


D De luxe double-bed cabin 


C De luxe double-bed cabin 


B Junior suite 


A Luxury owner suite 


Guaranteed single cabin* 


Early booking incentive until Nov. 30, 2014


Single surcharge: Cat. A+B: 100% Category C-F: 50% 

These rates are in US dollars and are per person sharing twin.
Excludes transfers, insurance, excursions and gratuities.

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Special Offers:


Combination Discount: All cruises can be combined with one another. Book two voyages and receive a 10% discount on the second journey. 


Bring a Friend: Encourage your friends to take a cruise in 2015. For a new booking of an additional cabin, you and your friends will receive a one-off on board credit of € 200 EUR per cabin. 


 Included Services:

·         Your sailing cruise in the booked cabin category. 

·         As a special welcome, a bottle of champagne awaits you in your cabin. 

·         A daily, freshly filled fruit basket in your cabin and in the lounge. 

·         All meals on board. 

·         All soft drinks as well as tea and coffee specialities. 

·         High-quality wines, which have been selected to compliment meals, as well as beer, are included at lunch time and with the evening meal. 

·         English-speaking on-board tour guide.