Antiquities of the Southern Mediterranean: Malta, Tunisia, Sicily, Calabria
May 10, 2023 - May 18, 2023
Sponsored by: AIA Tours
Join our engaging AIA lecturer and host Lisa C. Pieraccini for this luxurious small-ship voyage circumnavigating Sicily that includes Tunisia, beginning and ending in Malta. Sicily offers a unique cultural experience in which Greek, Roman, Arab, Norman, Christian, Jewish, Byzantine, and Muslim influences intermingle-a true crossroads of civilizations. Amidst spring wildflowers and citrus groves discover splendid ancient Greek temples and medieval sites. See five UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including Sicily’s Monreale, Mt. Etna, Syracuse and Agrigento, plus Carthage in Tunisia. Join the pre-trip extension to Malta to explore the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Valetta and Malta’s Prehistoric megalithic temples.