‘La vita Italiana’ is how people live in this exciting, vibrant and cultural country, and not surprising with its olive oil, pasta, wine and sunshine. This beautiful country has a lot to give to its visitors of all ages from the Tuscan Hills and beautiful landscapes to the historic icons in its monumental cities. Below are a selection of cheap Italy cruises we have available here at Cruise 1st, for many more options click the link at the bottom of the boxes. Don't fancy flying? Take a look at our no flying cruises which set sail from Southampton or Liverpool.
Only few cities have the power to completely bowl you over and Rome is top of the list. A city packed with historical amazement , splendour and culinary delights, from the most famous landmark of the Colosseum to Rome’s most exclusive shopping street, the Via Condotti. The Vatican City with treasures such as St Peters Basilica and Michelangelo’s most famous Sistine Chapel is sure to make the visit a most memorable one, and when you’re ready to leave make a wish to return by tossing a coin into the Trevi Fountain.
Livorno is the gateway to the riches of Florence and Pisa. In Florence you can climb to the top of Giotto’s bell tower for the ultimate view of Brunelleschi’s Duomo and head to the Accademia and get a glimpse of Michelangelo’s David. Pisa is located in western Tuscany and is known throughout the world for its famous attraction- the Leaning Tower which is the bell tower for the Cathedral opposite. Pisa is full of wonderful and historical monuments and retains a very medieval appearance.
Naples sits on one of the most beautiful bays in Italy with glorious views of Capri and the Ischian Islands. From here you can visit the famous partially buried city of Pompeii, destroyed by the volcano eruption of Mount Vesuvius, still active today. You can also call at Sorrento, a cliff top town and enjoy a cappuccino and watch the sun go down at the Piazza Tasso.