Discover French & Italian Coastlines

15 Days
Nice to Dubrovnik
From (GBP)
£ 7,085
£ 5,889
Dates & Pricing

2022 Nice > Dubrovnik

From the idyllic French Riviera to Southern Italy, visit a plethora of cultural highlights along this stunning route. Wander the crescent-shaped bay of Calvi on the northern tip of Corsica, discover the lively marina of Bonifacio, explore the romantic Amalfi Coast, and bask in the waters of Sicily’s Giardini Naxos.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
2M01
Duration:
15 days
Departure City:
Nice
Return City:
Dubrovnik

Selected Itinerary

15 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Nice, France

    Your yacht cruise starts in Nice, where you’ll embark Emerald Azzurra.

    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.

    EmeraldPLUS

    City tour of Menton including a visit to the farmers market

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    Tour of Monaco & Eze (extra expense)

    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.

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    Culinary experience in Rapallo (extra expense)

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    Kayaking tour of Tigullian Bay (extra expense)

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    Guided hike to San Fruttuoso (extra expense)

    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.

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

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    Guided hike to Mount Capanne (extra expense)

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    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.

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    Discover Old Corsica with its villages (extra expense)

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    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

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    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

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    Hiking tour to Forte Filippo

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

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy

    Dating back to the 2nd century, this port town northwest of Rome is home to a number of well-preserved Roman monuments. 

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    City Tour of Rome with lunch included (extra expense)

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    Tastes of Maremma area (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Sorrento

    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 cafes. 

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    Guided tour of Sorrento with gelato presentation and tasting

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    Guided tour of Pompeii (extra expense)

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    Walking tour of Capri (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Amalfi

    Sitting in the foothills of Mount Cerreto, the ambient setting of Amalfi is a pleasant collection of piazzas and waterfront restaurants. Despite its diminutive size, this town was once a maritime powerhouse. 

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    Amalfi Coast by kayak (extra expense)

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    Gems of the Amalfi Coast (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Giardini Naxos

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

    Included Excursion

    A walking tour of Taormina

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    ‘The Godfather’ Tour (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Crotone

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

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    Visit Santa Severina Village (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - Otranto

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

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    Guided tour of Lecce (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - Monopoli

    Tracing its origins back to 545 AD, Monopoli is a melting pot of Byzantine, Venetian and Turkish influence. Its charming harbour is surrounded by medieval stone walls, while the Church of the Purgatory features a Baroque chapel of mummified citizens that passed on.

    Included Excursion

    Tour of Monopoli

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    Discover the Trulli of Alberobello (extra expense)

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    Guided tour of Ostuni (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - Dubrovnik, Croatia

    Your luxurious yacht cruise concludes in the medieval city of Dubrovnik, where you’ll disembark Emerald Azzurra and 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 operate unaltered from the itinerary stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions for further information.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

YOUR CRUISE INCLUDES
  • 14 nights on board Emerald Azzurra
  • Airport transfers to and from the ship
  • The services of an Emerald Cruises Cruise Director
  • Port taxes and charges
  • All tipping and gratuities

INCLUDED EXCURSIONS
  • Tour of Bonifacio with tasting
  • Tour of Porto Ercole
  • A walking tour of Taormina
  • Tour of Monopoli

EmeraldPLUS
  • City tour of Menton including a visit to the farmers market
  • Guided tour of Sorrento with gelato presentation and tasting

EmeraldACTIVE
  • Hiking tour to Forte Filippo

DINING HIGHLIGHTS
  • 41 superb meals including 14 Breakfasts (B), 13 Lunches (L), 14 Dinners (D)
  • Including a Welcome and Farewell Reception & Dinner
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner on board

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