Discover the best of Italy and Southern France

15 Days
Nice to Venice
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$ 12,022
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2024 Nice > Venice

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15 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Nice

    Your cruise starts in Nice, where you’ll embark your superyacht.

    Please book your flight to arrive into Nice prior to 06:00 PM.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Menton, France

    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.


    City tour of Menton including a visit to the farmers market


    Tour of Monaco & Eze (extra expense, must be pre-booked)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Portofino, Italy

    The unassuming village of Portofino provides another tempting taste of the Italian Riviera. Its colourful buildings and slower pace of life have made it an attractive hideaway for the rich and famous.


    Culinary experience in Rapallo (extra expense, must be pre-booked)


    Kayaking tour of Tigullian Bay (extra expense, must be pre-booked)


    Guided hike to San Fruttuoso (extra expense, must be pre-booked)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Portoferraio, Italy

    One of the oldest towns on Elba Island, Portoferraio oozes Tuscan charm. A favourite among beach-lovers and history buffs alike, it’s known for enticing sandy shores and distinctive Medici forts, dating back to the 1500s.


    Napoleon’s Path and Tasting at La Chiusa winery (extra expense)


    Cantucci baking class and wine tasting (extra expense)


    Panoramic tour of Western Elba (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - 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.


    Discover Old Corsica with its villages (extra expense)


    Guided Hike (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - 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.  

    Included Excursion

    Tour of Bonifacio with tasting


    Corsican countryside and wine tasting (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - 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.

    Included Excursion

    Tour of Porto Ercole


    Hiking tour to Forte Filippo


    Siena and Montalcino, the heart of medieval Tuscany (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy

    After breakfast, you can explore Civitavecchia on your own, discovering further the Mediterranean splendour. In the afternoon, we’ll welcome back on board your Emerald Cruises luxury yacht for the second half of your journey where you’ll get to explore Italian coastal highlights in depth.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Sorrento, Italy

    A quaint resort credited with inspiring the works of Charles Dickens and Leo Tolstoy, Sorrento provides a romantic introduction to the Amalfi Coast. The historic town has spectacular views over the Bay of Naples, and its maze of cobbled streets is punctuated with cosy cafés.  

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Giardini Naxos, Italy

    Giardini Naxos is a gorgeous beach resort, with a resplendent horseshoe-shaped bay and a seafront lined with bars and restaurants.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Crotone, Italy

    At the very tip of Southern Italy is the Calabrian city of Crotone. According to legend, it owes its name to Greek half-god Hercules, and there are Aegean influences at every turn, including the remnants of Apollo’s temple.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Otranto, Italy

    Regarded as ‘the far east of Italy’, Otranto gazes out on to the Adriatic Sea and was historically a key port for trade and conquest during Roman times. Today, you will find a picturesque town of fortifications, mouth-watering seafood restaurants and a pleasant beach.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - Dubrovnik, Croatia

    Unmistakable terracotta buildings welcome you to Dubrovnik. Once described as ‘paradise on earth’, the city’s Old Town has centuries of history ingrained into its walls. It’s home to an array of churches, museums, and galleries, including the 7th century Cathedral of the Assumption.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - Vis Island, Croatia

    Visit one of the most fascinating islands of Croatia. Least inhabited of all the Dalmatian islands, Vis has a strong cultural heritage and offers many attractions. The island also boasts some of the nicest beaches in the Mediterranean.  

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - Venice, Italy

    Your time aboard your Emerald Cruises luxury yacht comes to an end in Venice. After bidding farewell to the crew and your fellow guests, you will be transferred to the airport for your return flight home.

    The itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such Emerald Cruises cannot guarantee the cruise will operated unaltered from the itinerary states above.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

  • 14 nights on board an Emerald Cruises luxury yacht
  • Airport transfers to and from the ship
  • The services of an Emerald Cruises Tour Manager
  • Port taxes and charges
  • All tipping and gratuities

  • 40 superb meals including 14 Breakfasts (B), 12 Lunches (L), 14 Dinners (D)
  • Including a Welcome and Farewell Reception & Dinner
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks served with lunch and dinner on board

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