Discover the historic treasures of Corsica, Sardinia and Monaco on this authentic voyage under full sail from ancient Rome.
Admire the medieval houses clinging on to the limestone cliffs as five-masted Royal Clipper approaches picturesque Bonifacio. Explore the labyrinth of streets in the charming Old Town or visit the 9th-century citadel, before cruising to historic Alghero on the beautiful island of Sardinia.
Relax and unwind on the golden sands of Porticcio Beach, see the sights of Ajaccio, birthplace of Napoleon, and admire the orange bastions of Calvi's impressive 15th-century citadel. The magnificent Castello Brown overlooks the beautiful fishing village of Portofino on the Italian Riviera, a playground for the rich and famous. Royal Clipper then visits Monaco, renowned for its famous casino in glamorous Monte Carlo.
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Corsica to Sardinia and Monaco Itinerary
Day 1 - Civitavecchia (Rome, Italy)
Embark Royal Clipper in Civitavecchia, the port for Rome.
Day 2 - Bonifacio (Corsica, France)
Medieval houses cling on to soaring limestone cliffs in the beautiful Mediterranean town of Bonifacio. Perhaps explore the labyrinth of charming streets and traditional cafes in the beautiful Old Town, admire the impressive 9th-century citadel or wander around the marina, full of luxury yachts.
Day 3 - Alghero (Sardinia, Italy)
The medieval city of Alghero has a unique character. The historic centre has superb bars and restaurants while the nearby Riviera del Corallo offers stunning beaches. Perhaps head to the centro storico with its cobbled lanes and beautiful palazzi, visit the impressive cathedral or see the magnificent yachts in the marina.
Day 4 - Porticcio Beach (Corsica, France) – Ajaccio
Spend the morning relaxing on Porticcio Beach, before Royal Clipper cruises to Ajaccio, birthplace of Napoleon. Corsica’s capital has a beautiful harbour, popular with local artists, and several small patisseries and shops. Perhaps head to the lively market and sample the local delicacies, visit the spectacular 16th-century cathedral or head to Palais Fesch, a fascinating museum.
Day 5 - Calvi
Calvi is a historic port, home to an impressive 15th-century citadel and magnificent 16th-century cathedral. Perhaps head to La Pinede, a beautiful white sandy beach, see the statue which is said to mark the birthplace of Christopher Columbus or visit the museum and learn about the history of Corsica.
Day 6 - Portofino (Italy)
The fishing village of Portofino on the Italian Riviera is popular with the rich and famous and has several upmarket boutiques and luxury hotels. Overlooking the picturesque harbour is the spectacular Church of St George and impressive Castello Brown with its beautiful garden.
Day 7 - Monaco (Monaco)
Perhaps stroll along the charming narrow streets of the old town, head to the fascinating Oceanographic Museum where you can learn about marine science or visit the magnificent cathedral, built with white stone. Alternatively, why not explore glamorous Monte Carlo, a playground for the rich and renowned for its casino.
Day 8 - Cannes (France)
Disembark Royal Clipper in Cannes.
The Captain reserves the right to alter the itinerary to suit wind and weather conditions.