Cruising in Italy


Cruising in Italy is a great choice!

Sailing around Italy is hugely popular among cruisers, especially as it has numerous embarkation ports and plenty of character in each place visited.

Many cruise lines sail here, including MSC Cruises and Costa Cruises – both of which are geared towards the Italian market but offer multi-lingual sailings. These lines know Italy well and are ideal choices for your Italian cruise holiday. They offer regular departures from ports including Venice, Genoa, Naples, Civitavecchia, and more.

Cruises to Naples

Cruise ship in Naples

Did you know that Italy boasts the largest collection of UNESCO World Heritage Sites of any country in the world! No wonder it’s a favourite among UK cruise passengers – there’s so much history to explore!

Explore Italy By Cruise Ship

Cruising in Italy offers a fantastic way to explore the rich cultural heritage, stunning coastlines, and vibrant cities of Italy. Whether you’re interested in historical sites, beautiful beaches, delicious cuisine, or picturesque villages, there’s something for everyone on an Italy cruise.

Italy cruises typically include stops at iconic cities such as Venice, Rome, Florence, Naples, and Genoa, as well as charming coastal towns like Sorrento, Amalfi, and Cinque Terre. Each port offers its own unique attractions, from ancient ruins and Renaissance art to delicious regional cuisine and scenic landscapes.

Cruises to Rome

Ponte Sisto in Rome

Italy is home to some of the world’s most famous cultural landmarks, including the Colosseum, the Vatican Museums, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, and the ruins of Pompeii. Many Italy cruises offer shore excursions that allow passengers to explore these iconic sites with knowledgeable guides.

Cruising along the Italian coast provides breath-taking views of rugged cliffs, turquoise waters, and picturesque villages nestled into the hillsides. Some itineraries may include scenic cruising through the Bay of Naples, the Amalfi Coast, or the Italian Riviera, allowing passengers to soak in the beauty of the Mediterranean.


Cruises to the Amalfi Coast

Amalfi Coast

Italian cuisine is world-renowned for its fresh ingredients, bold flavours, and regional specialties. On an Italy cruise, passengers can indulge in delicious pasta, pizza, seafood, gelato, and fine wines from Italy’s diverse culinary regions. Many cruise lines also offer onboard cooking classes, wine tastings, and specialty dining experiences featuring Italian cuisine.

Italy cruises offer opportunities for cultural immersion through onboard activities such as language lessons, cultural performances, and enrichment lectures about Italian history, art, and culture. Passengers can also explore local markets, artisan shops, and traditional festivals in port cities to experience authentic Italian culture.

Italy Cruise Holidays

We have a wide variety of options available with numerous cruise lines and our cruise experts can not only find your perfect cruise, but they can also tailor-make your entire holiday experience. We can package in flights and pre-or-post-cruise hotel stays.

Popular lines for Italian cruise holidays include MSC Cruises, Costa Cruises, P&O Cruises, Cunard and Princess Cruises.

You can view our entire Italy cruise collection by visiting Logitravel website.

Read also about Cruising around Spain, another popular destination for cruisers that travel in Summer or Winter!

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