Rivieras and Islands
September 26-October 4, 2018
Cruise with us for seven nights from Rome to Barcelona aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star, small ship m.s. Le Lyrial.
Enjoy the sun-drenched landscapes and lush, mountainous backdrops of the French and Italian Rivieras and islands, a glamorous retreat for artists, writers, nobility and gourmands. This unique, comprehensive itinerary immerses you in the region’s dynamic history, inimitable art and culture and stunning scenery, and features up to five UNESCO World Heritage sites, including Carcassonne’s medieval fortifications and the picture-perfect cliffside villages of Italy’s Cinque Terre.
Explore Corsica’s fortified town of Bonifacio. Choose to visit the Renaissance treasures of Florence or the Tuscan cities of Pisa and Lucca. Along the enchanting Côte d’Azur, enjoy a specially arranged excursion in alluring Monte Carlo, Monaco, the epitome of Riviera chic and home of St. Nicholas Cathedral, where Princess Grace is interred; spend time at leisure in picturesque St. Tropez; and walk along the vibrant Vieux Port in historic Marseille. Rome Pre-Cruise and Barcelona Post-Cruise Options are available.
Destination: France, Italy, Spain
Trip Type: Cruise
Monte Carlo, Portofino, Corsica, Barcelona, Florence, Rome, Marseille, Carcassonne, Cinque Terre, Aix-en-Provence
1 Depart the U.S. or Canada
2 Rome, Italy/Civitavecchia/Embark s. Le Lyrial
3 Bonifacio, Corsica, France
4 Livorno, Italy, for Florence or Pisa and Lucca
5 Porto Venere for Cinque Terre/Portofino
6 Monte Carlo, Monaco/St. Tropez, France
7 Marseille for Aix-en-Provence
8 Sète for Carcassonne
9 Barcelona, Spain/Disembark ship/Return to the U.S. or Canada
*Cruise itinerary is subject to change.