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French & Italian Rivieras

Example 8 Day Cruise aboard Emerald Azzurra
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During this 8-day cruise aboard the Emerald Azzurra, you will navigate the French Riviera before journeying to the Italian village of Portofino, the port city of La Spezia, the Tuscan city of Livorno and cross into the Tuscan archipelago to Portoferraio. Sail from Nice, France and dock at Monte Carlo in Monaco to enjoy this luxurious city. Afterwards, journey through the Italian Riviera for a wide array of experiences before disembarking in Civitavecchia.
Relax by the sea in sunny Nice
  • Enjoy a day of luxury in Monte Carlo
  • Witness the spectacular Terrazza Mascagni in Livorno
  • Relax in the Mediterranean sunshine of the Côte d’Azur
Trip Type:
  • Small Ship
Activity Level: Relaxed

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Day 1: Embark in Nice, France

Upon your arrival in Nice, you’ll board your spectacular super yacht, Emerald Azzurra, to commence your yacht cruise.

The capital of the French Riviera, envelope yourself in the old-world charm and Mediterranean sunshine of the Côte d’Azur during your time spent in Nice, synonymous with great weather, excellent cuisine and the ‘jet set’ lifestyle of artists and aristocrats, past and present.

Day 2: Monte Carlo, Monaco

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
At the foot of the Maritime Alps along the French Riviera, Monte Carlo is known as the playground of the rich and famous. High-rise hotels, spectacular casinos and upmarket boutiques contrast with old narrow passageways and ancient monuments, overlooked by the stunning Prince’s Palace.

Day 3: Portofino, Italy

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Along the coastline of the Italian Riviera, the fishing village of Portofino is home to a picturesque square where pastel coloured houses and seafood restaurants spill out onto the yacht-lined harbour.

Day 4: La Spezia

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
This busy port city in the Liguria province of northern Italy pays homage to its seafaring past at the Technical Naval Museum. The second-largest city in the province, it is known for being the gateway to the Cinque Terre, five centuries-old coastal villages along the coastline of the Italian Riviera.

Day 5-6: Livorno

  • Ship
  • 2 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 2 Dinners
On the Tuscan west coast, the city of Livorno’s medieval fortifications and fresh seafood make for a diverse stop.

Witness the spectacular Terrazza Mascagni, a black and white waterfront terrace offering exquisite panoramas of the sea.

Day 7: Portoferraio

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
The capital and main seaport of Elba Island, Portoferraio is one of the oldest towns on the island and considered its capital. 

Day 8: Civitavecchia | Disembark

  • 1 Breakfast
Today you’ll disembark Emerald Azzurra and be transferred to the airport for your return flight home.

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Relax by the sea in sunny Nice Part of the beautiful French Riviera, Monaco sits high on a cliff. Beautiful Portofino Villlas along the Italian riviera Colorful villages line the shores of the Italian riviera



Emerald Azzurra

Dates & Prices

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Oceanview Stateroom
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Oceanview Stateroom (D)
182ft² - 204ft² (17m² - 19m²). Situated on the Emerald Deck, towards the front of the yacht, Oceanview Staterooms are bigger than the average standard.
Balcony Stateroom
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Balcony Stateroom (B)
285ft² - 306ft² (26.5m² - 28.5m²). Situated on the Observation deck, Balcony Staterooms are stylish home-away-from-home. With everything you need for a great night’s sleep.
Balcony Stateroom
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Balcony Stateroom (A)
285ft² - 306ft² (26.5m² - 28.5m²). Situated on the Panorama deck, Balcony Staterooms are stylish home-away-from-home. With everything you need for a great night’s sleep.
Deluxe Balcony Stateroom
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Deluxe Balcony Stateroom (S)
382ft² - 403ft² (35.5m² - 37.5m²). Deluxe Balcony Staterooms are conveniently located on the Pool Deck and feature their own private balcony. With just two per yacht, you’ll benefit from having extra space for the assured comfort.
Terrace Suite
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Terrace Suite (T)
648ft² - 669ft² (60.2m² - 62.2m²) (includes outside terrace). Spacious Terrace Suites take pride of place at the back of the Panorama Deck. As the name suggests, you’ll enjoy a private oversized terrace, where you’ll be able to relax and take in the views as you sail into the world’s prettiest ports.
Yacht Suite
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Yacht Suite (Y)
700ft² - 721ft² (65m² - 67m²) (includes outside terrace). Positioned at the back of the Observation Deck, you’ll be treated to sensational ocean and coastal views from the private terrace. Receive a number of inclusions to help you make the most of your time in your Yacht Suite.
Owner Suite
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Owner's Suite (SA)
1,162ft² - 1,192ft² (108m² - 110.8m²) (includes outside terrace). Oversized Owner’s Suites are the largest and most opulent, located on the Pool Deck. Boasting a separate bedroom and lounge area, also enjoy the large private terrace, from which to see the stunning views of each port you visit.


- Single accommodations are available on some, but not all, tours for a single supplement rate, payable at the time of booking.
- Children under 12 years old are ineligible to participate in tours, except for applicable Christmas tours and cruises and only if accepted by operator in its sole direction.
- Due to the availability of alcohol on many of vacation packages, children and other persons under 21 years of age must be accompanied by a person over the age of 21 (an "Adult") and must share their accommodation with that Adult.
- Most transportation services are not equipped with elevators or wheelchair ramps, and cabin doors and rest rooms may not be wide enough to provide access for standard wheelchairs.

Included in your cruise:
  • Airport transfers to and from your yacht
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner on board
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks to accompany lunch and dinner
  • State-of-the-art coffee machines and tea stations
  • First-class service from an English-speaking crew
  • Knowledgeable local guides
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Port charges
  • PLUS all gratuities on board are included


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