Corsica and Italian Gems

A unique tall ship cruise to the stunning beauty and fascinating history of Corsica, Elba and Sardinia aboard Royal Clipper

Cruise Only - Package Possible
7 nights from £1430pp

Corsica and Italian Gems Special Offer

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Join tall ship Royal Clipper in Cannes and sail to the picturesque towns of Corsica, Elba and Sardinia to enjoy the breathtaking scenery and intriguing history of these islands.

Explore the beautiful old town of St. Margherita, before cruising to Corsica and the colourful resort of L’Ile Rousse with its palm-lined seafront. Relax on an idyllic beach or enjoy swimming and snorkelling in the gorgeous blue sea before sailing to Bastia to wander the atmospheric historic streets and admire the lovely harbour views.

Sail to enchanting Elba, home to azure waters, pristine beaches and hidden coves, before returning to Corsica and the beautiful beaches of Porto Vecchio. Admire the magnificent coastal scenery of Porto Cervo on Sardinia then continue on to Rome’s port of Civitavecchia.

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Corsica and Italian Gems Itinerary

Day 1 - Cannes (France)

Embark Royal Clipper in Cannes.

Day 2 - St. Margherita (Italy)

The beautiful old resort town of St. Margherita has a picture-perfect seaside promenade. See expensive yachts moored in the harbour, admire the impressive fountain and statue dedicated to explorer Christopher Columbus, or explore the impressive fortifications overlooking the coast.

Day 3 - L’Ile Rousse (Corsica, France)

The colourful resort town of L'Ile Rousse has a palm-lined seafront reminiscent of the French Riviera. Perhaps relax on the white sandy beaches, explore the bustling marketplace or follow the path up to the L'Ile de la Pietra Genoese tower for fantastic views across the town.

Day 4 - East Corsica beach – Bastia

Enjoy relaxing on a beautiful beach with time for snorkelling or swimming in the translucent water. In Bastia perhaps wander round the atmospheric streets and boutiques of the vibrant historical neighbourhoods of Terra Vecchia and Terra Nova, or climb the gorgeous old stately staircase from the waterfront to the hillside park of Jardin Romieu for lovely views of the harbour.

Day 5 - Portoferraio (Italy)

This island of pink granite, pine forests, and pristine beaches is enchanting. Elba's restaurants serve excellent seafood, and small private vineyards produce local Moscato and Aleatico wines.

Day 6 - Porto Vecchio (Corsica, France)

The resort town of Porto Vecchio offers beautiful beaches and stunning mountain scenery. Perhaps explore the Old Town with its cafes and restaurants or visit the imposing Church of St Jean-Baptiste. Alternatively, head to the mountainous Alta Rocca region.

Day 7 - Porto Cervo (Sardinia, Italy)

The village of Porto Cervo combines Greek, North African, Spanish and Italian architecture and is surrounded by magnificent coastal scenery and stunning beaches.

Day 8 - Civitavecchia (Italy)

Disembark Royal Clipper in Civitavecchia.

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 7 nights full board accommodation on Royal Clipper in chosen cabin category
  • Use of ship's water sports and snorkelling equipment, with support by water sports team

Price Does Not Include

  • Flights and transfers - please contact us for a quote
  • Port Charges
  • Optional excursions

Save 10% on 2019 departures PLUS exclusive £50pp discount on all departures! Book by 31 Jan 2019


2018 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

Departure Date Brochure Price from Blue Water Price from
Ship: Royal Clipper
Aug 25£1610£1560

2019 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

Departure Date Brochure Price from Blue Water Price from
Ship: Royal Clipper
Jun 08; Aug 10£1645£1430

Price Information

  • Prices are per person based on two people sharing a Cat 6 cabin.
  • Cabin Upgrade Supplements (2019 upgrades include early booking discount):
  • Cat 5 - 2018: £75pp 2019: £67pp
  • Cat 4 - 2018: £270pp 2019: £243pp
  • Cat 3 - 2018: £405pp 2019: £364pp
  • Cat 2 - 2018: £530pp 2019: £477pp
  • Cat 1 - 2018: £830pp 2019: £747pp
  • Deluxe Suite - 2018: £1695pp 2019: £1525pp
  • Owner's Suite - 2018: £1965pp 2019: £1768pp
  • Extras:
  • Port Charges - £165pp
  • Guaranteed Single - 2018: £1945 2019: £1980
  • Third person sharing - 2018: £575 2019: £610
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