Cruise the Coastlines: French & Italian Rivieras with Corsica
Discover hidden inlets and coastal cities on this amazing small-ship cruise.
October 14 - October 22, 2022
Prices from $4,075 per person for an oceanview stateroom
Small boat (50 cabins) cruising with Mayflower Cruises and Tours
Nice, Menton, Portofino, Portoferraio, Calvi, Bonifacio, Porto Ercole, Civtaveccchia (Rome)
Start your adventure in the French Riviera, exploring Nice and Menton before discovering beautiful Portofino. On the northern tip of Corsica visit Calvi and Bonifacio before heading to Port Ercole and Rome’s port of Civitavecchia. Expect pastel houses, seafood restaurants and crystalline waters at your every turn.
Day 1: Depart the USA
Depart the USA on your overnight flight to Nice, France.
Day 2: Nice, France
Your yacht cruise starts in Nice, where you’ll embark Emerald Azzurra.
Day 3: Menton
France’s Côte d’Azure is synonymous with outstanding beauty, and Menton is this famous region at its gorgeous best. Nestled between Monaco and Italy, the seaside town is a wonderful mix of unique architecture and luscious gardens.
Day 4: Portofino, Italy
The unassuming village of Portofino provides another tempting taste of the Italian Riviera. Its colorful buildings and slower pace of life have made it an attractive hideaway for the rich and famous.
Day 5: Portoferraio, Italy
One of the oldest towns on Elba Island, Portoferraio oozes Tuscan charm. A favorite among beach-lovers and history buffs alike, it’s known for enticing sandy shores and distinctive Medici forts, dating back to
Day 6: Calvi
Follow in the footsteps of Christopher Columbus as you arrive in Calvi. This vibrant area of Corsica is said to have been the home of the intrepid explorer, and you’ll be sure to fall in love with its winding streets and quaint beaches.
Day 7: Bonifacio, Corsica
The striking citadel heralds your introduction to Bonifacio. Established in 833, this charming Corsican port provides stunning views from its ancient fortress that, on a clear day, stretch all the way to Sardinia.
Day 8: Porto Ercole
Perched on the coast of Tuscany, Porto Ercole is one of Italy’s hidden gems. Translated as the ‘Port of Hercules’, this sleepy bay is a scene of incredible architecture and local seafood that is an absolute delight.
Day 9: Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy
Your yacht cruise ends in Civitavecchia, where you’ll disembark Emerald Azzurra and be transferred to the Rome airport for your return flight home.
Included in your cruise:
- 7 nights onboard the luxurious Emerald Azzurra
- Airport transfers to and from your yacht, when air is provided by Mayflower
- 20 meals: 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 7 dinners
- Complimentary beer, wine and soft drinks included with onboard lunches and dinners
- State-of-the-art coffee machines and tea stations
- Complimentary water, restocked daily
- First-class service from an English-speaking crew
- Included excursions with knowledgeable local guides
- Complimentary Wi-Fi
- All airport taxes and port charges
- All gratuities included