View the charms of Corsica and Italy on this 8-day Mediterranean cruise. “A rose pink pebble on the Mediterranean” is how Saint Exupéry described Corsica: the island reveals its astonishing beauty, when Italy will delight you with a thousand and one testimonies to a glorious past. Discover the Cinque Terre National Park : between the sea and the sky a string of perfectly formed villages bask in the sun on the Ligurian Coast.
Day 1 : Nice , France Day 2 : Calvi, Corsica, France Day 3 : Porto, Corsica, France Day 4 : Bonifacio, Corsica-France Day 5 : Portoferraio, Italy Day 6 : Livorno, Italy Day 7 : Monaco, Monaco Principality Day 8 : Nice (France) Disembarkation
From the moment you arrive, Calvi’s Genoese Citadel seems to beckon you to the top of its ramparts. A jewel of Balagne, this “citadel city” is impressively beautiful. Stretching from Calvi to L’Ile Rousse, the coastline is renowned for its picturesque villages and their narrow cobbled streets. An opportunity to explore Corsica’s “maquis” and its magnificent unspoiled countryside – still intact!
Day 3 Porto, Corsica, France
Sailing along the Calanques of Piana. Additional port details pending.
Day 4 Bonifacio, Corsica-France
Perched precariously on a high rocky promontory, Bonifacio (Corsica) occupies a very special place in the Corsican landscape, particularly when viewed from the sea. A fortress city atop white limestone and granite cliffs that have been sculpted by wind and waves, Bonifacio’s historic medieval heart of tall, narrow houses and winding cobblestone streets is protected by an impressive citadel wall embellished with square towers: a beautiful sight.
Day 5 Portoferraio, Italy
The island of elba is at the heart of the Tuscan Archipelago and presents a finely chiselled profile sheltering many unspoiled coves. roman churches, Medicean fortresses and memories of Napoleon blend into the picture postcard that is Portoferraio (Italy). It is one of the oldest towns on the island, the Ligurians, Etruscans and Greeks having shaped its history before it became a Roman colony. Here you can follow in the footsteps of Napoleon as you wind your way through the pastel-coloured houses protected by the two Medicean forts.
Day 6 Livorno, Italy
An important commercial port on the Italian Coast for wood, marble and alabaster, Livorno was founded by the Medicis. From here we will venture out to discover the delights of tuscany and its great cities of art. Explore the aristocratic charm of secretive Pisa and its famous leaning tower, or the elegance of Florence, Dante’s homeland where the Renaissance was born.
Day 7 Monaco, Monaco Principality
The city of Princes occupies an enchanting location with a delightful old town that will take you through the history of the distinguished Grimaldi dynasty.
Day 8 Nice (France) Disembarkation
Disembark this morning in Nice, France for your continued journey home.
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Ocean-view staterooms on the Marie Galante Deck are between 122 and 145 square feet, and most feature beds that are configurable into two twins or one queen, en suite bathroom, and one porthole.
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Marie-Galante Premium Staterooms
Ocean-view staterooms on the Marie Galante Deck are between 113 and 145 square feet, they feature one queen bed, en suite bathroom, and one porthole.
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Ocean-view staterooms on the Antigua Deck are between 133 and 165 square feet, and feature one fixed queen bed, en suite bathroom, and one window.
This Add-on is available only for our travelers extending or customizing their itinerary.
- Prices based on double occupancy. Singles in all categories may be available at 1.6 times the share rate
- Fares may be subject to fuel adjustments
- Prices do not include optional shore excursions.
Fares are based on double occupancy and are capacity controlled. Rates may increase at any time as the ship sells out and subject to change without notice.
•Port and safety charges
•Your cruise including all meals from dinner on the day of embarkation to breakfast on the day of disembarkation
•Welcome aboard and captain’s cocktail parties, gala dinner
•Mineral water, tea, filter coffee, white, red and rosé wines served with meals
•24 hour room service (selected menu)
•Evening entertainments and events, and/or organized shows
•Porterage from the quayside to the ship and vice versa
•English-speaking guest-speaker (when applicable)
Fares do not include:
•Flights and airport taxes
•Transfers, day rooms and other services at arrival & departure, before embarkation and after disembarkation
•Optional shore excursions (sold on board)
•Other drinks not included in open bar
The trip might have been the absolute best of our lifetime (thus far). We particularly want to commend our guide Peter in the Guilin area-he was so incredibly attentive, energetic, enthusiastic-and absolutely dedicated to ensuring that our meals were 100% vegetarian.