Sardinia & Corsica

Price:From *$3019

7 Days/6 Night

Tour Description

Explore gorgeous local bays with caves, beaches and dramatic rock formations, savour local products such as cake and Mirto liqueur and discover medieval towns. A shorter five night tour visiting Sardinia only is available. Contact us for details. VISITING: Genoa > Rapallo > Portofino > Santa Margherita Ligure > Genoa Port > Olbia > Maddalena and Caprera > Palau > Costa Smeralda > Stintino > Capo Caccia > Alghero > Castelsardo > Santa Teresa > Bonifacio > Ajaccio > Corte > Bastia > Savona > Genoa 

DEPARTURE 2019: 08 Apr | 27 May | 23 Sep
3 nights 4-star accommodation in Sardinia
2 nights 3-star accommodation in Corsica
1 night first class inside cabin accommodation on board the ferry
Meals as per itinerary
Transport by deluxe coach
English speaking multilingual tour guide
Panoramic visits as per itinerary

Alghero and its historic town
The stunning region of Costa Smeralda
Maddalena and Caprera Islands
Traditional cake and mirto liqueur tasting
Ajaccio, the birthplace of Napoleon Bonaparte

Tour Code: 5901 / Country Combo: France & Italy


Day 1:

Genoa – Rapallo – Portofino – Santa Margherita Ligure – Genoa Port – Olbia
Depart Genoa for Rapallo, a pretty seaside resort town. Stop in Santa Margherita, a famous seaside town on the Riviera di Levante (Eastern Riviera). Return to Genoa for time at leisure. Board the ferry for the overnight journey in a first class inside cabin to Olbia, Sardinia.


Day 2:

Olbia – Maddalena and Caprera – Palau
Arrive Olbia and travel to Palau. Visit the islands of Maddalena and Caprera, once home to Giuseppe Garibaldi and now a marine reserve. These islands offer wonderful beaches and plenty of culture and history. Free time for lunch, before continuing to Palau.


Day 3:

Palau – Costa Smeralda – Palau
Enjoy an excursion through the Emerald Coast. This region has over 80 kilometres of coast and is rich with Mediterranean shrubs, rocks sculpted by nature and wonderful inlets. Enjoy time at leisure on one of the best beaches before returning to Palau. (B)


Day 4:

Palau – Stintino – Capo Caccia – Alghero
Travel to Stintino, a village famous for its stunning beaches. Continue to Capo Caccia, located on the western tip of the wonderful Porto Conte Bay. Stop to take pictures of the beautiful local bays with caves and beaches. Taste one of the typical local cakes: biscuits, candies or cheese cake. Arrive in Alghero and visit the city centre. (B)


Day 5:

Alghero – Castelsardo – Santa Teresa – Bonifacio
After breakfast, depart for Castelsardo, a town originally designed as a defensive fort by a 12th century Genoese family. Continue to Santa Teresa, a popular seaside village. Enjoy an opportunity to taste mirto, a typical local liqueur made from myrtle. Later board the ferry to Bonifacio in Corsica and visit the town. (B)


Day 6:

Bonifacio – Ajaccio – Corte – Bastia
After breakfast travel to the capital, Ajaccio, where Napoleon was born in 1769. Continue to Corte, the old capital of the island. Visit and enjoy free time for lunch. Depart for Bastia, crossing one of the wildest and most amazing sides of the island, stopping en-route to take photos of this beautiful area. (B)


Day 7:

Bastia – Savona – Genoa
Depending on the season take the ferry to Savona or Livorno. Arrive and transfer to downtown Genoa where the tour ends. (B)

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