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Start your adventure in the French Riviera, exploring Nice and Menton before discovering beautiful Portofino. On the northern tip of Corsica visit Calvi and Bonifacio before heading to Port Ercole and Rome’s port of Civitavecchia. Expect pastel houses, seafood restaurants and crystalline waters at your every turn.

Emerald Cruises brings our award-winning reputation and service to the world’s oceans and coastlines, as we introduce 5-Star Luxury yacht cruising on our brand new, innovative superyacht, Emerald Sakara.
Custom-designed to allow unique access to the fascinating ports and harbors only small yachts can reach. Reaching an impressive 110 meters in length, our spectacular super yacht will exceed your ocean cruising expectations. And with an intimate 100 guests on board there’s an abundance of space throughout all areas of your yacht.

Inclusions
  • Airfare to Rome and return from Nice
  • 7 night all-inclusive cruise aboard Emerald Sakara
  • Airport transfers to and from the ship
  • Dining Highlights:
    • 20 superb meals including 7 Breakfasts (B), 6 Lunches (L), 7 Dinners (D)
    • Including a Welcome and Farewell Reception & Dinner
    • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner on board
  • The services of an Emerald Cruises Cruise Director
  • Complimentary WIFI
  • Port taxes and charges
  • All tipping and gratuities
  • Included Excursions
    • Tour of Bonifacio with tasting
    • Tour of Porto Ercole
    • EmeraldPLUS: City tour of Menton including a visit to the farmers market
    • EmeraldACTIVE: Hiking tour to Forte Filippo
  • FREE Airfare* and save $700 per couple! (price reflects discount)
May 17, 2024 Vancouver, Victoria, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Regina, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Halifax
Oceanview $6449  $6099
Balcony $8759  $8409
Taxes & Fees $430

New Booking only – Based on Double Occupancy – Full Payment is required upon booking
Promotion is subject to change without notice
*Total ticket cost, including taxes, not to exceed $1,250 per person. Tax and ticket surcharges may apply. Flights need to be booked 6 months prior.

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Day 1 Sat, 18 May Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy (D)

Upon your arrival in Civitavecchia, you’ll board your spectacular superyacht to commence your cruise.

Please book your flight to arrive into Rome prior to 03:00 PM.

 

Day 2 Sun, 19 May Porto Ercole (B,L,D)

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

EmeraldACTIVE
Hiking tour to Forte Filippo

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Siena and Montalcino, the heart of medieval Tuscany (extra expense, must be pre-booked)

Day 3 Mon, 20 May Bonifacio, Corsica (B,L,D)

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, must be pre-booked)

Day 4 Tue, 21 May Calvi (B,L,D)

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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Day 5 Wed, 22 May Portoferraio, Italy (B,L,D)

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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Cantucci baking class and wine tasting (extra expense)

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Panoramic tour of Western Elba (extra expense)

Day 6 Thu, 23 May Portofino (B,L,D)

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)

Day 7 Fri, 24 May Menton, France (B,L,D)

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

Day 8 Sat, 25 May Nice (B)

Your yacht cruise ends in Nice, where you’ll disembark and be transferred to the airport for your return flight home.

Please book your flight to depart out of Nice after 12:00 PM.

 

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.

 

Flexible Booking Plan

Our Flexible Booking Plan has been introduced for complete peace of mind. We understand you may need to adjust your plans, so we’re offering the flexibility to change your travel arrangements or re-book for a more suitable time if needed.

Our Flexible Booking Plan allows you to defer your booking to an alternative date, or cancel your journey, up to 90 days prior to departure, less third-party fees. We will provide you with a Future Travel Credit to use on an alternate tour/cruise, which is valid for 24 months.

This plan is available to purchase for a wide range of destinations* for departures in 2022 and onwards. *Excludes Russia, Galapagos & Amazon

River Cruising Yacht Cruising
$125 $200
Terms and conditions:
  • Should you choose to defer or cancel your booking, the total monies paid to us (less third-party fees) will be applied as a Future Travel Credit which is valid for 24 months for you to use on an alternate tour/cruise.
  • If you do not re-book within 24 months, your FTC it will be forfeited.
  • Non-refundable. Non commissionable.
  • Excludes Russia cruising.
  • Not available to guests using COVID Future Travel Credits

Platinum Protection Plan

The Platinum Protection Plan (“PPP”) is available for new river and ocean cruising bookings for travel after 1 January 2022 for Scenic and Emerald Cruises (“Eligible Booking”). By adding this plan, you are covered if you unable to travel due to health reasons, or your travel plans are impacted by COVID-19, up to 31 days prior to departure with a 100% refund (less airline cancellation fees and PPP cost), or a 70% refund between 15 and 30 days prior to departure (less PPP cost). The PPP must be purchased together with the Eligible Booking at time such booking is made and may not be added at a later date. The PPP is provided at a cost of $395 per person per river cruise, $495 per person per cruise on Emerald Cruises yacht cruising and $595 per person per cruise on Scenic Eclipse voyages (“PPP Fee”).

The PPP is not available on Oberammergau, Amazon and Galapagos cruises or land tours and the PPP is also not available to new bookings using a Future Travel Credit.

Australian, New Zealand, Canadian and US passport holders may require an ETIAS visa waiver from late 2022 when traveling to the E.U. United Kingdom passport holders do not require visas (excluding tours that feature Russia and Turkey, where guests are required to obtain a Visa)

Visa regulations are subject to change at short notice, Scenic recommends that you contact the relevant Consulates for the latest information regarding visa requirements.

Clients must make their own enquiries regarding safety warnings and government warnings in relation to the destinations they are travelling to.

These change quite regularly and can be found through your local government travel advisory.

Scenic can accept no responsibility for the actions of terrorism, etc. in certain locations.
Please refer to our terms and conditions for further advice.

Terms & Conditions

All rates are per person, based on double occupancy in Canadian dollars (unless otherwise stated) New bookings only. Space and price may be limited and subject to availability at the time of booking.  Errors or omissions may occur on the above information with no guarantee of being honoured. Terms and conditions apply. Tax is not included in the above base fare. Above tax amount includes non-refundable $30 per adult Booking Management Fee. $50 per adult cancellation fee. Not included in the above rates: Xpresspost fee, recommended medical, cancellation or baggage insurance. Child rate is applicable when travelling with 2 paying adults sharing 1 hotel room, using the existing bedding. Price Match Policy: Travel Best Bets makes every effort to remain competitive by offering our ‘Match or Beat Any Price’ offer however due to certain restrictions  there will be some product we cannot match or beat. Please note the star ratings found on www.travelbestbets.com are determined by Travel Best Bets based on a number of factors and may not match the star rating found in the Tour Operator’s brochure. Please view our star ratings by clicking here. Due to an increasing volume of disputed bookings, we will only accept payment for air only travel to India, the Philippines and the continent of Africa through the following means: book and pay cash in person or by direct deposit into our business account – once the transaction is verified and a copy of the receipt emailed or faxed to our office, we will confirm the booking. Please contact us for details on how to book using this method. Please contact [email protected] for photo credit information. BPCPA #3287