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Beginning and ending in Nice, France, this elegant 8-day cruise explores the Italian and French Rivieras. On this luxurious voyage you’ll be immersed in the arts scene of Marseilles, the glamour of Cannes and the breathtaking coastal vistas of Bonifacio. See the magnificent marina dotted with opulent yachts in Porto Cervo, learn the ancient stories behind one of the busiest seaports in the Mediterranean, or savour a glass of local Sangiovese in Place Saint-Nicolas in Bastia. Our journey concludes in the holiday haven of Nice in the French Riviera.

Inclusions
  • 7 nights yacht 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, soft drinks & selected cocktails throughout the day
  • The services of an Emerald Cruises Tour Manager
  • Complimentary WIFI
  • Port taxes and charges
  • All tipping and gratuities
  • Save up to $6000 per cabin! (price reflects discount)
August 30 or September 27, 2025 Cruise Only
Oceanview $6899   $5099
Balcony $9569   $7769
Deluxe Balcony $11649  $8649
Taxes & Fees $631

New Booking – Deposit is due at booking
Promotion is subject to change without notice.

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Day 1 Nice, France (D)
Your luxurious yacht cruise begins in Nice, where you’ll be transferred to your Emerald Cruises luxury yacht and embark on your discovery of the French and Italian coasts.

Please book your flight to arrive into Nice prior to 01:00 PM.

Day 2 Marseille, France (B,L,D)
The multicultural city of Marseille in the south of France is a must-see destination for culture and atmosphere. The eclectic seaport has a bold arts scene — see Musée d’Histoire de Marseille for artifacts from the city’s past, or Musée d’Art Contemporain for modern pieces. Marseille’s music scene is also vibrant, and it’s known as the birthplace of French hip hop.

Day 3 Cannes, France (B,L,D)
Cannes is a vivacious city located on the French Riviera, known for its luxury boutiques, outstanding restaurants, and hotels. Cannes is globally recognized for the Cannes Film Festival, which occurs annually and attracts celebrities from around the world.

Day 4 Bonifacio, France (B,L,D)
Bonifacio is a picturesque hamlet located on the southern tip of the French island of Corsica. It’s often mistaken for an Italian township due to its proximity to the Italian island of Sardinia. Bonifacio is recognised for its deep natural harbour and the captivating medieval citadel perched atop white limestone cliffs overlooking the Mediterranean Sea.

Day 5 Bonifacio, France – Porto Cervo, Italy (B,L,D)
Enjoy a morning sail to Porto Cervo. Porto Cervo is a favoured holiday playground for yachting enthusiasts and the rich and famous. The impressive marina is brimming with mega yachts and noted for hosting prestigious sailing competitions. Despite its reputation for luxury, Porto Cervo has not lost its Sardinian charm.

Day 6 Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy (B,L,D)
The Port of Civitavecchia is often called the Port of Rome, and it’s one of the busiest ports in the Mediterranean Sea, playing a crucial role in maritime transport and tourism. Beyond its transportation merit, the Port of Civitavecchia has immense historical value. The seaport was founded in the 2nd century AD, and remnants of the ancient Roman port can still be seen today.

Day 7 Bastia, France (B,L,D)
Bastia, on the island of Corsica, is renowned for its bustling port, with ferries connecting the island to Italy and mainland France. Bastia is a foodie destination with numerous restaurants and markets serving local Corsican cuisine. Seafood is a menu mainstay, with local specialties such as aziminu, a type of fish bouillabaisse made with rockfish.

Day 8 Nice, France (B)
Your luxurious yacht cruise concludes in Nice, where you’ll be transferred to the airport for your return flight home or to continue your holiday.

Please book your flight to depart out of Nice after 11:00 AM.

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.

 

 

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 Cruises. 
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.

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