Navigating Southern Italy and Coastal Croatia aboard Sea Cloud II
The transcendent beauty of the Amalfi Coast, Sicily’s storied shores, and Croatia’s lost-in-time walled old towns seduce like the sirens that entranced Odysseus on his voyages in this region. Wind god Aeolus will fill the many square sails of our magnificent barque as we explore the volcanic Aeolian Islands and journey around the foot of Italy’s boot. As the Tyrrhenian Sea flows into the Ionian and then the Adriatic, discover castles and walled cities, picturesque waterfronts and intricately ornamented churches. There will be ample time at leisure to enjoy the amenities of Sea Cloud II and to stroll along the cobblestone streets of UNESCO-designated old towns.
Stand in Taormina’s Greco-Roman Theater, built into a cliff in the third century and still in use today
Unwind aboard the elegant Sea Cloud II, a romantic tall ship with every modern comfort
Spend a day in picturesque Amalfi where pastel clifftop villas have never-ending views of the Tyrrhenian Sea
Discover the living history of UNESCO-designated Diocletian’s Palace, an extraordinary complex in Split that has been consistently occupied for nearly two millennia
Explore the cobblestone streets and markets of medieval towns like Trogir and Hvar
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Sea Cloud II
Sail in style aboard a unique vessel that’s a perfect combination of nostalgic elegance and modern comfort
Sea Cloud II is an alluring sailing vessel perfectly suited to travel the scenic shores of Italy and Croatia, exploring little-seen archipelagos and anchoring in small coves. A romantic tall ship with every modern comfort, Sea Cloud II combines the spaciousness and welcome amenities of a contemporary vessel with the grace and elegance of a square rigger. Inspired by the legendary 1930s yacht Sea Cloud, Sea Cloud II embodies the Golden Age of Sail; yet, it is modernly built, reflecting today’s standards of luxury. From marble bathrooms and elegant furnishings to televisions and climate controls, comfortable cabins have expected amenities.
Over 50+ years of exploring, Lindblad Expeditions’ veteran staff and the quality companionship they provide has established the company’s reputation. From expedition leaders to naturalists, most hold advanced degrees and are established authorities in their fields. Some join a few expeditions each year to explore the same sites, some of them spending some time in the field away from rigorous academic work. And others lead expeditions all around the world—with many guests saying, “Where you’re going, we’re going,” and returning time after time to travel with them. Browse our team directory to discover the full cast of expedition staff.
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