Discover the glamorous Italian Riviera and beautiful Corsica on this once in a lifetime sailing cruise, with the highlight being the most hotly anticipated date on the Formula 1 calendar - the Monaco Grand Prix.
Sailing from Cannes, arrive in Monaco and soak up the electric atmosphere of the legendary race. After the excitement of the Grand Prix, explore the charming fishing village of Portofino on the Italian Riviera and historic Calvi with its impressive 15th-century citadel.
Discover the medieval city of Alghero, enjoy spectacular views from the 16th-century watchtower in Porto and admire breathtaking scenery as Royal Clipper cruises through the stunning Scandola Nature Reserve. Visit the picturesque island of Porquerolles and Provencal village of Sanary-sur-Mer with its pastel coloured houses, before heading back to Cannes.
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Monaco Grand Prix Tall Ship Itinerary
Day 1 - Cannes (France)
Embark Royal Clipper in Cannes.
Day 2 - Monaco (Monaco)
Experience the excitement of one of the biggest races in the Formula 1 calendar - the Monaco Grand Prix.
Day 3 - 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 4 - Calvi (Corsica, France)
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 5 - 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 6 - Porto (Corsica, France) - Scandola Nature Reserve
Porto is located west of Corsica and has an impressive 16th-century watchtower which offers panoramic views over the sea. The town has an aquarium and a beautiful beach, ideal for sunbathing. This afternoon, Royal Clipper cruises through the breathtaking Scandola Nature Reserve.
Day 7 - Porquerolles (Iles d'Hyeres, France) - Sanary-sur-Mer
The beautiful island of Porquerolles is one of the Isles d’Hyeres. Perhaps relax on the beautiful Notre Dame beach or take a stroll around the village. Later, cruise to Sanary-sur-Mer, a beautiful Provencal village. See the pastel coloured houses which line the beautiful harbour or head to the 13th-century tower, once an important form of defence. The waters surrounding Sanary-sur-Mer were once explored by pioneers in diving, including Jacques Cousteau.
Day 8 - Cannes (France)
Disembark Royal Clipper in Cannes.
The Captain reserves the right to alter the itinerary to suit wind and weather conditions.