Jewels of Italy and Corsica

Discover the gems of Corsica, Italy and Monaco on this superb 7-night sailing cruise from glamorous Cannes on board Royal Clipper

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7 nights from £1430pp

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Discover the glamorous French Riviera, stunning Italian islands and beautiful Corsica on this sailing cruise holiday.

Sailing from Cannes, arrive in the lovely town of Lerici with its beautiful beaches. Enjoy the azure waters and stunning views on Elba Island, the Pearl of the Mediterranean, and perhaps sample the locally produced wines. Palombaggia’s famous beach is ideal for relaxing (2019 only) before sailing to Bonifacio to explore the ancient citadel perched on top of a cliff.

Wander the medieval streets of Alghero or enjoy the magnificent views from the sea walls, then sail to Porticcio Beach for swimming or snorkelling. Visit Ajaccio, birthplace of Napoleon, and mingle with the rich and famous in Monaco.

S533 Operated by Star Clippers

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Jewels of Italy and Corsica Itinerary

Day 1 - Cannes (France)

Embark Royal Clipper in Cannes.

Day 2 - Lerici (Italy)

The lovely old town of Lerici is home to a magnificent castle, stately villas, enchanting gardens and beautiful beaches.

Day 3 - Portoferraio

Known as the Pearl of the Mediterranean, Elba is a glorious paradise of azure waters, hidden coves, tranquil beaches and stunning views. Elba's restaurants serve excellent seafood, and small private vineyards produce local Moscato and Aleatico wines

Day 4 - Palombiaggia (Corsica) or Sant' Amanza Bay - Bonifacio

In 2019, discover Palombaggia. Flanked by mountains and pine trees, Palombaggia’s 2km stretch of golden sand and crystal clear water is the most famous beach in Corsica. Continue to the dazzling fortress town of Bonifacio perches on top of white limestone cliffs and is home to a glittering harbour, medieval citadel and fabulous views. In 2020, spend the morning at Sant' Amanza Bay before cruising to Bonifacio.

Day 5 - Alghero (Sardinia, Italy)

The beautiful medieval city of Alghero has a well-preserved historical centre packed with cobbled lanes, Gothic palazzo and café-lined piazzas. Perhaps explore the wonderful San Francesco church and the striking bell tower or walk along the golden sea walls for superb sea views.

Day 6 - Porticcio Beach (Corsica) - Ajaccio

The famous seaside resort of Porticcio has fine sandy beaches and warm turquoise waters – ideal for swimming or snorkelling. Ajaccio is set on a lovely sweeping bay and is dotted with fascinating sites relating to Napoleon Bonaparte, who was born here in 1769. Please note: On the September departure, you will spend the day in St Tropez.

Day 7 - Monaco

The ancient principality of Monaco is famous for its Grand Casino and Grand Prix Circuit. Explore this playground for the rich and famous, perhaps visiting the Prince's Palace, St Nicholas Cathedral and the exotic gardens. Please note: On the September 2019 departure, you will spend a second day in St Tropez and observe the famous Voiles de Saint Tropez, an annual regatta where impressive yachts meet.

Day 8 - Cannes (France)

Disembark Royal Clipper in Cannes.

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

Price Includes

  • 7 nights full board accommodation on board 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% PLUS exclusive £50pp discount! Book by 31 Jan 2019

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2019 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • August
    • Aug 3rd - Cannes and back - Sailing on: Royal Clipper From: £1430
      Cat 6 Cat 5 Cat 4 Cat 3 Cat 2 Cat 1 Deluxe Suite Owners Suite
      Brochure Price from: £1645 Brochure Price from: £1720 Brochure Price from: £1915 Brochure Price from: £2050 Brochure Price from: £2175 Brochure Price from: £2475 Brochure Price from: £3340 Brochure Price from: £3610
      Blue Water Price from: £1430 Blue Water Price from: £1498 Blue Water Price from: £1673 Blue Water Price from: £1795 Blue Water Price from: £1907 Blue Water Price from: £2177 Blue Water Price from: £2956 Blue Water Price from: £3199

2020 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • September
    • Sep 26th - Cannes and back - Sailing on: Royal Clipper From: £1462
      Cat 6 Cat 5 Cat 4 Cat 3 Cat 2 Cat 1 Deluxe Suite Owners Suite
      Brochure Price from: £1680 Brochure Price from: £1755 Brochure Price from: £1950 Brochure Price from: £2085 Brochure Price from: £2210 Brochure Price from: £2510 Brochure Price from: £3375 Brochure Price from: £3645
      Blue Water Price from: £1462 Blue Water Price from: £1529 Blue Water Price from: £1705 Blue Water Price from: £1826 Blue Water Price from: £1939 Blue Water Price from: £2209 Blue Water Price from: £2987 Blue Water Price from: £3230

Price Information

  • Extras:
  • Port Charges - £165pp
  • Guaranteed Single - 2019: £1980 2020: £2015
  • Third person sharing - 2019: £610 2020: £645
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