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Experience the joys of la dolce vita on one of our award-winning cruises to Italy. This spectacular destination has a bounty of treasures waiting to be discovered, from mouthwatering cuisine and stunning landmarks to ancient ruins and unforgettable sights.
Our Italy cruises visit the country’s most beautiful destinations. Dive into the azure ocean off the islands of Sicily and Sardinia. Cruise down the romantic canals of Venice. Explore famous ruins and works of art in Rome. Witness the spectacular vistas of the Mediterranean Ocean in the Amalfi Coast.
Embark on exciting shore excursions that include in-depth city tours, wine tastings, cooking classes, and more. There’s no shortage of beauty and wonder awaiting you on a luxury Italy cruise with Celebrity Cruises.
One of the highlights of cruising to Italy is sampling all of the culinary delights of the region. Sip on glasses of Chianti, Barolo, and Pinot Grigio. Try Tuscan specialties like bistecca alla Fiorentina or grab a slice of authentic Neapolitan pizza in Naples. Buy a box of biscotti in Sicily and order a plate of bucatini or gnocchi in Rome. Finish off your meal with a creamy gelato and a reinvigorating shot of espresso.
You’ll find it hard not to stumble upon a famous landmark during your journey through Italy. In Rome, explore the ancient battlegrounds of the Colosseum and Julius Caesar’s burial site at the Roman Forum. In Florence, admire the perfection of Michelangelo’s Statue of David. Take a photo at the Leaning Tower of Pisa and inside Capri’s famed Blue Grotto. While in Venice, see the former center of power, Doge’s Palace, and marvel at the highly ornamental architecture of St. Mark’s Basilica.
Soak in the beauty of the Amalfi Coast, the perfect destination to discover during a port day in Naples. Enjoy unbeatable views of the sparkling Mediterranean Sea and stroll past pastel-colored buildings and fragrant lemon trees. Visit the picturesque towns of Positano, Ravello, and Sorrento. Savor a cliffside lunch full of fresh seafood and crisp white wine. Just off the coast, sail to the fabled island of Capri and take a photo with its famous rocky formations in the background.
Fall in love with the alluring city of Venice, one of the most romantic places on Earth. Stroll through its winding alleys and make your way across famous bridges such as the Rialto and the Bridge of Sighs. Stop by the bustling St. Mark’s Square and admire the intricate golden facade of its namesake basilica. No trip to Venice is complete without a dreamy gondola ride through its precious canals.
History lovers, cultural connoisseurs, and foodies will experience a feast for the senses in Rome, Italy’s fascinating capital. Step inside the ruins of the Colosseum, an ancient amphitheater that dates back to the first century. Marvel at the heavenly frescoes of Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel inside the Vatican. Sample the city’s famous pasta and gelato. And don’t forget to throw a coin in the Trevi Fountain to ensure you’ll return to the Eternal City in the future.
The seaside village of Portofino is one of Italy’s chicest destinations. Stroll around its winding streets lined with colorful buildings. In the piazzetta, dine on fresh seafood with a glass of crisp white wine and peruse the high-end boutiques. Hike up the Monte de Portofino and enjoy breathtaking views of the dazzling Italian Riviera.
The Italy cruise season begins in May and lasts until October. Itineraries range from six to twelve nights and depart from either Venice or Rome. Most of our itineraries include one or two nights at sea and at least six different port stops in each sailing. Depending on your Italy cruise itinerary, you’ll sail around the country while also visiting ports in either Spain, France, Croatia, Greece, or Turkey, allowing you to explore Italy as well as other top destinations in Europe.
Not only do we offer the best way to explore Europe, but we also make it easy to get there with Flights by Celebrity℠. Relax knowing you’re booking the lowest airfare and have a dedicated team helping you get to your ship—and back.
Experience the wonders of Italy while aboard one of our award-winning ships, like Celebrity Edge, a cutting-edge vessel unlike anything you’ve ever seen before. Find out why we’ve been voted the best cruise line in Europe for ten years in a row as you enjoy unparalleled service, stay in elegantly designed staterooms and suites, dine on world-class cuisine, and stop in spectacular port destinations along the way.
You’ll have access to non-stop entertainment, both on board and off. Sign up for exciting shore excursions that include everything from family-friendly outings to culinary tours. Watch show-stopping performances at the onboard theater, or unwind in our state-of-the-art spa. Spend a night out at one of our world-class specialty restaurants, and finish off the evening by dancing under the stars in a chic lounge in the middle of the sea.