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Eclipse Tour #57 “Total Solar Eclipse” – Southern Mediterranean Cruise

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July 24 - August 4, 2027
Max People : 200
Tour Details
Join Paul D. Maley of the NASA Johnson Space Center Astronomical Society on what will be his 91st trip to see an eclipse of the Sun!

Join us to witness the total solar eclipse on August 2, 2027, which will have its greatest duration of totality (6 minutes 23 seconds) from our viewing site. This rare and remarkable natural phenomenon is not to be missed, as the next eclipse offering this much totality won’t occur until 2114. With an 80% likelihood of clear skies on the day of the eclipse, this region is the perfect location to experience this awe-inspiring event. Don’t miss the chance to be part of this extraordinary moment in history.

Itinerary

Itinerary is for illustration purposes only.  The final itinerary may be modified by the cruise operator at any time.  Note that changes to cruise ports of call and/or routings may occur at any time at the sole discretion of the vessel operator for any factors such as mechanical requirements, weather, world events, government mandates etc. and any factors beyond the control of Eclipse Tours, Direct Travel Inc.  Changes can be made at the sole discretion of the cruise line and may occur without notice.

Viewing the total solar eclipse will be weather dependent, and there is always a chance that passengers will not be able to view totality or view it only for a short period of time. Neither Eclipse Tours.com nor Direct Travel makes any guarantee as to the viewing of the total solar eclipse. Keep in mind that unexpected schedule changes could affect the program. Your Tour Director will keep you fully informed of any changes to planned activities. A sense of humor, flexibility, and patience will be greatly appreciated during this program and especially on eclipse day!

Day 1July 24, 2027: Rome, Italy

Day 2July 25, 2027: Pre-Tour of Vatican City

 

Day 3July 26, 2027: Embark on Cruise

Day 4July 27, 2027: Naples, Italy

City tour and view of Vesuvius volcano.

Day 5July 28, 2027: Stromboli, Italy

Ascend Mount Stromboli for a once-in-a-lifetime experience on top of a live volcano with a knowledgeable local guide. Start your hike through lush vegetation on the Sentiero Paesistico 250-meter trek to view the volcano. Eruptions occur at unpredictable intervals.

In the evening anchor off the coast of Stromboli overnight and watch for volcanic eruption.

Day 6July 29, 2027: Catania, Sicily

City tour and drive to the Mt. Etna volcano.

Day 7July 30, 2027: At Sea

Day 8July 31, 2027: Malta

Day 9August 1, 2027: At Sea

Day 10August 2, 2027: Solar Eclipse Viewing Day!

Observe the total solar eclipse from the southern Mediterranean Sea. Approximately 6 minutes 08 seconds of totality will be seen.

Day 11August 3, 2027: Tunisia

Visit to Star Wars set near Djerba.

Day 12August 4, 2027: At Sea

Day 13August 5, 2027: Disembark in Rome, Italy

Price Includes

  • Luxury Hotel or Cruise Accommodations
  • Viewing Glasses for the Eclipse
  • Exclusive use of Viewing Venue on Eclipse Day
  • English-speaking Tour Director Exclusive to the Group
  • Professional English-Speaking Guides at all Locations
  • Land transport by Private Motor Coach
  • Meals as listed (including special welcome and farewell meals)
  • Wine with all lunches and dinners
  • Bottled Water During Tours and on Eclipse Day
  • Baggage Handling in Destination
  • Entrance Fees on Itinerary Excursions and Visits

Price Excludes

  • Airfare of any kind
  • Private or Group Transfers between Airports and Hotels
  • Travel and Medical Insurance (Direct Travel requires proof of purchase of travel protection)
  • Room Service, Meals, and Snacks that are not specified in the Itinerary
  • Alcoholic Beverages, aside from those included in the Welcome and Farewell Dinners and Hosted Reception
  • Personal items such as Laundry, WiFi, and Telephone Calls
  • Medical Expenses, Quarantine Costs, and COVID-19 Testing, if applicable
  • Tip for the Tour Director is at the participant’s discretion
  • Fuel Surcharges
Cost, Registration, & Payment

Pricing Information

All prices are quoted in US Dollars.

Travel Protection Plan coverage is required for this program upon deposit.  Pricing for such coverage is additional to the base fare and is calculated based on resident state/province and age of participants. By signing up for the cruise, you agree to purchase a Travel Protection Plan by credit card upon receipt of deposit.  Due to recent changes in travel insurance rules, Direct Travel Groups Team reservations@directtravelgroups.com will give you the breakdown and price PRIOR to processing your deposit.  This ensures all coverage is in place as most insurance require purchase the same day of the deposit now.

Outside the US or if you choose to buy your own insurance the minimum coverage is for $1,000,000 USD emergency evacuation and repatriation and $50,000USD emergency medical PER PERSON.  Direct Travel Groups Team reservations@directtravelgroups.com will also need to get Direct Travel’s approval on all insurance policies to assure it meets the charter company’s requirements.

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