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Colourful Cliffside Towns of the Amalfi Coast

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Views of colourful houses in Amalfi, Italy Views of colourful houses in Amalfi, Italy

26 Aug 2025

Southampton

16 nights

Borealis

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Hand-crafted highlights

Relish in the breathtaking coastal allure of the Amalfi Coast, where colourful towns cling to dramatic cliffs, creating a picturesque panorama. Immerse yourself in ‘la dolce vita’, the embodiment of the Italian ethos that celebrates pleasure, beauty, and indulgence. You’ll have the chance to savour sweet limoncello liqueur, pizza in its hometown of Naples and fresh pasta. Strolling through the lemon groves of Sorrento and amidst fragrant blooms in Ravello’s tranquil gardens will delight your senses, too. You can uncover the daily life, architecture and art of ancient Rome and Greece at the archaeological sites of Herculaneum, Paestum and Pompeii, providing a profound glimpse into the region’s rich history.

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Highlights

Portifino, Italy

Dramatic cliffs hugged by charming towns

On this fantastic Borealis cruise, you will be able to discover some of the most alluring coastline cliffs and picture-perfect towns that the Mediterranean has to offer. From the decks of your ship, you can witness Positano, the Amalfi Coast's most well-known village as you sail past; spot the craggy mountains of Ravello; and the rocky shores and golden beaches below the picture-perfect town of Amalfi itself from the unusual vantage point of the sparkling Mediterranean Sea. During your time in Sorrento, join us on a tour to witness the active volcano of Mount Vesuvius.

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Italian Lemons

Experience 'La Dolce Vita'

This cruise has been designed to offer you the opportunity of experiencing 'La Dolce Vita', a term that can be translated as 'the sweet life', celebrating pleasure, beauty and indulgence. There will be lots of chances for you to immerse yourself in Italian life and experiment with local cuisines, discovering how much joy is derived from cooking and enjoying freshly prepared food, and drinking wine with loved ones. Take time to explore local markets, stroll through Sorrento's lemon groves, were the air is filled with the smell of ripe lemons, and try locally produced Limoncello, said to taste of sunshine in every sip. The terraced landscapes of Ravello's gardens overlook the Amalfi Coast with fragrant blooms and panoramic vistas creating the perfect escape. Meanwhile, the flavoursome dishes made with Scialatielli pasta and Naples pizza offer the ultimate tastes of the Mediterranean.

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Pompeii, Italy

Uncovering Roman History

On this Mediterranean cruise aboard Borealis, our journey planners have selected locations that will enable you to learn about the fascinating history of the Ancient Romans in the region. From Sorrento, explore one of the world's best-preserved ancient ruins, Pompeii and Herculaneum, where intact streets and private residences are adorned with mosaic floors and frescoes; while Salerno is your gateway to discovering the archaeological site of Paestum's well-preserved Greek and Roman ruins. During your time in Naples, you will have the opportunity to explore Pompeii and unearth Roman History at the National Archaeological Museum.

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Life On Board

Introducing Borealis

Sister ship to Bolette, Borealis is perfectly suited for enjoying scenic cruising of the world's lesser-known waterways. From cruising past remarkable landscapes and historical sites to capturing the beauty of the natural world. 

Borealis at sea at sunset
Borealis at sea at sunset

Borealis

Sister-ship to Bolette, Borealis is perfectly suited for taking guests on a journey around the globe, enabling more exploration in more exciting ports. Her smaller size, spacious public areas, open deck spaces and impressive array of restaurants make her perfect for longer voyages, and shorter journeys alike.

702 cabins
1,360 guests
662 crew
61,849 GT
25kts max speed
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Your Guest Speakers

We’ve arranged for some wonderful guest speakers to join us for this cruise. They will be delivering a programme of insightful talks and activities to deepen your cultural, artistic and historical understanding of the destinations we will be exploring, well as helping you to enjoy the natural beauty of the places we visit.

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Astronomy

Go Stargazing

Acting as tour guides of the heavens, the Go Stargazing astronomers will share their knowledge with group sessions learning interesting and amazing facts about our Universe. The friendly and approachable team will be on hand to answer any questions you may have, and to help you spot planets and stars.

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Treats & Pastimes

In addition to our Signature Experiences, we have a selection of lovely Treats & Pastimes for you to enjoy when on board. Just check your Daily Times each day for full details.

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Cabins, Prices & Offers

Cabin Options On Your Cruise

* Prices correct as of 02:00 19/04/2024, based on the lowest available Cruise Only fare, and on two people sharing a twin cabin. Please call +441473746175 for live availability & prices.

* Prices correct as of 02:00 19/04/2024, based on the lowest available Cruise Only fare, and on sole occupancy. Please call +441473746175 for live availability & prices.

Cabin Grades

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Balcony Junior Suite (BJ)

Borealis' Balcony Junior Suites have a private balcony and sitting/bedroom area.

Freedom Fare From £5,799 pp
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Balcony Junior Suite Wheelchair Adapted (BJD)

Borealis' Balcony Junior Adapted Suites have a balcony and sitting/bedroom area.

Freedom Fare From £5,799 pp
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Balcony Suite (BS)

Located on decks 6 & 7, Borealis' Balcony Suites have a private balcony.

Freedom Fare From £5,999 pp
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Premier Suite (PS)

Borealis' Premier Suites are located on Deck 7, and have a private balcony.

Freedom Fare From £7,699 pp
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Premier Suite Wheelchair Adapted (PSD)

Borealis' Premier Adapted Suites are spacious and stylish, and located on deck 7.

Freedom Fare From £7,699 pp
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Olsen Suite (OW)

The Olsen Suite is the largest suite on Borealis, with a private balcony and sitting area.

Freedom Fare From £9,999 pp
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Cruise Offers

FREE On Board Spend OR Door-to-Door transfer up to 150 miles   Freedom Fare

What's Included

SO MUCH ALREADY INCLUDED

As well as our Signature Experiences, there are a host of other treats to enjoy on board our ships.

  • À la carte breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Daily buffet dining options
  • Late night Supper Club
  • Afternoon tea
  • Self-service tea & coffee
  • In-cabin dining & snacks
  • Evening shows
  • Live music & dancing
  • Dance classes
  • Lectures & talks
  • Cookery demonstrations
  • Traditional deck games
  • Daily games & quizzes
  • Swimming Pools
  • Jacuzzis
  • Fitness Centre
  • Fitness Classes

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