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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 or Star Flyer

Cruise Only - Package Possible
7 nights from £1259pp

Sailing Holiday
  • Cannes
  • Portoferraio, Elba
  • Portoferraio, Elba
  • Bonifacio, Corsica
  • Alghero harbour
  • Ajaccio, Corsica
  • Monte Carlo, Monaco

Call us on 01756 706500 (+44 1756 706500) to discuss this holiday

Star Clippers

Save 10% on 2018 PLUS exclusive £50pp discount on all dates! Book by 31 Jan 2018

Jewels of Italy and Corsica Special Offer

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 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 or Star Flyer 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) - Bonifacio

Flanked by mountains and pine trees, Palombaggia’s 2km stretch of golden sand and crystal clear water is the most famous beach in Corsica. 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.

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 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 or Star Flyer 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 or Star Flyer 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

Special Features

  • Special Guest: Fitness Instructor Joel Harper is on the 6th May 2017 sailing.
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2017 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

Departure Date Brochure Price from Blue Water Price from
Royal Clipper
May 06; Oct 14£1575£1525

2018 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

Departure Date Brochure Price from Blue Water Price from
Star Flyer
Jun 09£1455£1259

Price Information

  • Prices are per person based on two people sharing a Cat 6 cabin.
  • Cabin Upgrade Supplements:
  • Cat 5 - 2017: £75pp 2018: £148pp
  • Cat 4 - 2017: £270pp 2018: £310pp
  • Cat 3 - 2017: £405pp 2018: £427pp
  • Cat 2 - 2017: £530pp 2018: £535pp
  • Cat 1 - 2017: £830pp 2018: £796pp
  • Deluxe Suite - £1695pp (2017 only)
  • Owner's Suite - 2017: £1965pp 2018; £1534pp
  • Extras:
  • Port Charges - £165pp
  • Guaranteed Single - 2017: £1910 2018: £1860
  • Third person sharing - 2017: £540 2018: £555
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