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Corsica and the French Riviera Cruise (Royal Clipper)

Natural beauty and 4,000 years of history converge in Italy, Sicily, France, Portugal, Spain and the islands of the Mediterranean. The taste of sweet green olive oil and fresh ripe tomatoes, the sound of carefree children laughing on sun drenched beaches, the sight of myriad yachts at anchor in picturesque harbours…

These are but a few sights and scenes of the Western Mediterranean. Replete with sparkling capitals, ancient civilizations and cultured ambiance, it is an incredibly vivid world of mythical lands and tranquil seas, soaring mountains, medieval villages, private coves and sun struck beaches. Wherever you may wander, you will discover the special magic of the Mediterranean that has enchanted travellers for millennia.

Please Note: Itineraries may vary slightly from voyage to voyage. Please contact us for more information.

01 June, 2019 to 08 June, 2019 Make a booking request for Corsica and the French Riviera Cruise (Royal Clipper), departing on 01 June, 2019

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Category 6 £ 1745 GBP pp (+ Port charges 305 AUD pp)
Clipper Deck. Inside cabin, double/triple beds, bathroom with shower
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Category 5 £ 1855 GBP pp (+ Port charges 305 AUD pp)
Commodore Deck. Outside cabin,double bed, bathroom with shower.
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Category 4 £ 2069 GBP pp (+ Port charges 305 AUD pp)
Clipper and Commodore Deck. Outside cabin,twin/double/triple beds, bathroom with shower.
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Category 3 £ 2215 GBP pp (+ Port charges 305 AUD pp)
Clipper & Commodore deck. Outside cabin, two lower beds, double bed, or triple berths, bathroom with shower.
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Category 2 £ 2355 GBP pp (+ Port charges 305 AUD pp)
Clipper Deck. Large outside cabin, two lower beds, double bed, or triple berths, bathroom with shower.
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Category 1 £ 2685 GBP pp (+ Port charges 305 AUD pp)
Main deck: Deluxe deck cabin, double beds, minibar, bathroom with whirlpool, cabin doors open onto deck.
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Deluxe Suite £ 3659 GBP pp (+ Port charges 305 AUD pp)
Main deck. Deluxe outside suite, private verandah, twin/double beds, sitting area, minibar, bathroom with whirlpool and room service.
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Owner's Suite £ 3955 GBP pp (+ Port charges 305 AUD pp)
Clipper Deck. Deluxe outside suite (no private verandah), two double beds, separate sitting area, mini bar, bathroom with whirlpool, room service.
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13 July, 2019 to 20 July, 2019 Make a booking request for Corsica and the French Riviera Cruise (Royal Clipper), departing on 13 July, 2019

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Category 6 £ 1745 GBP pp (+ Port charges 305 AUD pp)
Clipper Deck. Inside cabin, double/triple beds, bathroom with shower
view cabin photo
Category 5 £ 1855 GBP pp (+ Port charges 305 AUD pp)
Commodore Deck. Outside cabin,double bed, bathroom with shower.
view cabin photo
Category 4 £ 2069 GBP pp (+ Port charges 305 AUD pp)
Clipper and Commodore Deck. Outside cabin,twin/double/triple beds, bathroom with shower.
view cabin photo
Category 3 £ 2215 GBP pp (+ Port charges 305 AUD pp)
Clipper & Commodore deck. Outside cabin, two lower beds, double bed, or triple berths, bathroom with shower.
view cabin photo
Category 2 £ 2355 GBP pp (+ Port charges 305 AUD pp)
Clipper Deck. Large outside cabin, two lower beds, double bed, or triple berths, bathroom with shower.
view cabin photo
Category 1 £ 2685 GBP pp (+ Port charges 305 AUD pp)
Main deck: Deluxe deck cabin, double beds, minibar, bathroom with whirlpool, cabin doors open onto deck.
view cabin photo
Deluxe Suite £ 3659 GBP pp (+ Port charges 305 AUD pp)
Main deck. Deluxe outside suite, private verandah, twin/double beds, sitting area, minibar, bathroom with whirlpool and room service.
view cabin photo
Owner's Suite £ 3955 GBP pp (+ Port charges 305 AUD pp)
Clipper Deck. Deluxe outside suite (no private verandah), two double beds, separate sitting area, mini bar, bathroom with whirlpool, room service.
view cabin photo
27 July, 2019 to 03 August, 2019 Make a booking request for Corsica and the French Riviera Cruise (Royal Clipper), departing on 27 July, 2019

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Category 6 £ 1745 GBP pp (+ Port charges 305 AUD pp)
Clipper Deck. Inside cabin, double/triple beds, bathroom with shower
view cabin photo
Category 5 £ 1855 GBP pp (+ Port charges 305 AUD pp)
Commodore Deck. Outside cabin,double bed, bathroom with shower.
view cabin photo
Category 4 £ 2069 GBP pp (+ Port charges 305 AUD pp)
Clipper and Commodore Deck. Outside cabin,twin/double/triple beds, bathroom with shower.
view cabin photo
Category 3 £ 2215 GBP pp (+ Port charges 305 AUD pp)
Clipper & Commodore deck. Outside cabin, two lower beds, double bed, or triple berths, bathroom with shower.
view cabin photo
Category 2 £ 2355 GBP pp (+ Port charges 305 AUD pp)
Clipper Deck. Large outside cabin, two lower beds, double bed, or triple berths, bathroom with shower.
view cabin photo
Category 1 £ 2685 GBP pp (+ Port charges 305 AUD pp)
Main deck: Deluxe deck cabin, double beds, minibar, bathroom with whirlpool, cabin doors open onto deck.
view cabin photo
Deluxe Suite £ 3659 GBP pp (+ Port charges 305 AUD pp)
Main deck. Deluxe outside suite, private verandah, twin/double beds, sitting area, minibar, bathroom with whirlpool and room service.
view cabin photo
Owner's Suite £ 3955 GBP pp (+ Port charges 305 AUD pp)
Clipper Deck. Deluxe outside suite (no private verandah), two double beds, separate sitting area, mini bar, bathroom with whirlpool, room service.
view cabin photo

Corsica and the French Riviera Cruise (Royal Clipper) itinerary:

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Day 1: Cannes, France
Glittering Cannes is the archetypal Mediterranean resort city discovered by wealthy English nobles who came to the sunny south of France to escape their drafty old castles during the dreary British winters. Cannes’ high flying lifestyle has attracted notables and the notorious ever since. Every year, the stars flock to celebrate the Cannes Film Festival at the colossal Palais des Festivals.
Day 2: Portofino, Italy
Portofino is a fishing village on the Italian Riveria coastline. It's pastel-coloured houses, luxury boutiques and seafood restaurants surround its Piazzetta, a small cobbled square overlooking the harbor, which is lined with super-yachts. A short walk takes you up to the Church of St. George, a church with a cool, plain interior, dramatically situated on the narrow neck of the Portofino headland. As a lookout point, and probably as a site of religious significance, the spot goes back thousands of years.
Day 3: L'Ile Rousse, Corsica - France
Crowded with yachts flying burgees hailing from the world's most prestigious yacht clubs, the harbour of St. Florent is a regatta of colours. Take an excursion to the peninsula of Cap Corse, where medieval watchtowers dot the cliff tops every few miles.
Day 4: Calvi, Corsica - France
Napoleon once said that he could recognize his native island blindfolded because of the wonderful perfume of the maquis. Approaching by sea, it is the first thing you experience about Corsica. The second is its wild and mountainous landscape. Nearby are secluded beaches and the eerie Grottes des Veaux Marins, offering fantastic diving opportunities.
Day 5: Porquerolles, Iles d'Hyeres & Sanary-sur-Mer, France
Porquerolles is a small crescent shaped island that is popular with cyclists. On the southern side the coast is made up of steep cliffs and secluded creeks only accessible to hikers and on the northern side you will find fine sand beaches and clear turquoise waters. A large area enjoys National Park status so the island is beautiful, calm and unspoilt. Where the rugged hills of the Massif des Maures subside into the sea, the small island of Porquerolles lies baskingin the eternally blue Mediterranean. The island’s little town was created as a retirement community for Napoleon’s troops - making it the world’s first “Sun City.” Today Porquerolles is a destination for nature lovers, who hike the hills covered in sage, myrtle, and oddly exotic plants to a magnificent white sand beach where a picturesque lighthouse stands guard over the wild shore.
Day 6: St. Tropez, France
It is said that the most spectacular way to approach the exquisite harbour of St. Tropez is by sea. St. Tropez is a people-watcher's paradise, so you will also want to explore her famous beaches, bistros and bars. The appropriately named Tahiti Plage is where topless sun tanning started, and whether you prefer to take it off or take it all in, there's always plenty to see in St. Tropez.
Day 7: Monaco
Monaco is the fabled domain of princes and movie stars. The magnificent Palais du Prince and opulent casinos remind you of an elegant, pre-war era. With more wealth concentrated in one small area than almost any place on earth, this tiny principality retains its gilt edged allure.
Day 8: Cannes, France
Disembark in Cannes.

Corsica and the French Riviera Cruise (Royal Clipper) reverse itinerary:

show main itinerary
Disembark in Cannes.
Monaco is the fabled domain of princes and movie stars. The magnificent Palais du Prince and opulent casinos remind you of an elegant, pre-war era. With more wealth concentrated in one small area than almost any place on earth, this tiny principality retains its gilt edged allure.
It is said that the most spectacular way to approach the exquisite harbour of St. Tropez is by sea. St. Tropez is a people-watcher's paradise, so you will also want to explore her famous beaches, bistros and bars. The appropriately named Tahiti Plage is where topless sun tanning started, and whether you prefer to take it off or take it all in, there's always plenty to see in St. Tropez.
Porquerolles is a small crescent shaped island that is popular with cyclists. On the southern side the coast is made up of steep cliffs and secluded creeks only accessible to hikers and on the northern side you will find fine sand beaches and clear turquoise waters. A large area enjoys National Park status so the island is beautiful, calm and unspoilt. Where the rugged hills of the Massif des Maures subside into the sea, the small island of Porquerolles lies baskingin the eternally blue Mediterranean. The island’s little town was created as a retirement community for Napoleon’s troops - making it the world’s first “Sun City.” Today Porquerolles is a destination for nature lovers, who hike the hills covered in sage, myrtle, and oddly exotic plants to a magnificent white sand beach where a picturesque lighthouse stands guard over the wild shore.
Napoleon once said that he could recognize his native island blindfolded because of the wonderful perfume of the maquis. Approaching by sea, it is the first thing you experience about Corsica. The second is its wild and mountainous landscape. Nearby are secluded beaches and the eerie Grottes des Veaux Marins, offering fantastic diving opportunities.
Crowded with yachts flying burgees hailing from the world's most prestigious yacht clubs, the harbour of St. Florent is a regatta of colours. Take an excursion to the peninsula of Cap Corse, where medieval watchtowers dot the cliff tops every few miles.
Portofino is a fishing village on the Italian Riveria coastline. It's pastel-coloured houses, luxury boutiques and seafood restaurants surround its Piazzetta, a small cobbled square overlooking the harbor, which is lined with super-yachts. A short walk takes you up to the Church of St. George, a church with a cool, plain interior, dramatically situated on the narrow neck of the Portofino headland. As a lookout point, and probably as a site of religious significance, the spot goes back thousands of years.
Glittering Cannes is the archetypal Mediterranean resort city discovered by wealthy English nobles who came to the sunny south of France to escape their drafty old castles during the dreary British winters. Cannes’ high flying lifestyle has attracted notables and the notorious ever since. Every year, the stars flock to celebrate the Cannes Film Festival at the colossal Palais des Festivals.
* = Indicative
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Royal Clipper, the ship servicing Corsica and the French Riviera Cruise (Royal Clipper)

Royal Clipper

Royal Clipper carries just 227 guests in luxurious style. The spacious decks include three inviting swimming pools. Find your very own world of privacy on one of the hidden balconies on either side of the bow, or go to even further lengths to get the best seat in the house. Passengers are invited to climb the mast (with safety harness provided) and take in the views from the converted crow’s nest which not only offers the chance for a brief moment of reflection, but also provides the most unparalleled views of the lands and seas around you.

If you thought the exterior areas were impressive, you will be even more amazed by Royal Clipper’s interior spaces. Included in these is a three-deck atrium that enables sunlight to flood into the elegantly appointed, three-tiered dining room; featuring unreserved seating, meticulously prepared cuisine and an easy-going dress code which aims to make everyone feel included.

And if your time isn't taken up by searching out distant lands from the crow’s nest or enjoying a lovingly prepared meal in the dining room; you can always take a seat in the observation lounge, find solitude in the library or pamper yourself in the spa and health club, located in the unique Captain Nemo Lounge. Here you will even find underwater glass portholes which mean that even the secrets of the deep are open to those who sail aboard.

The legendary Preussen, the largest, fastest sailing ship the world had ever seen was launched in 1902. She ruled the seas for just eight years before she was involved in an accident in 1910. Royal Clipper was inspired by the Preussen and has the proud distinction of being the largest and only five-masted full-rigged sailing ship built since her predecessor was launched on her maiden voyage from Bremerhaven. With her complement of 42 sails, with a combined area of 56,000 square feet, Royal Clipper stands out amongst her peers in more ways than one.

Heavier, longer and with the ability to carry more passengers than both Star Clipper and Star Flyer this extraordinary vessel cuts through the the waves in majestic fashion and leaves all that sail in her awestruck.

For all the characteristics that she possesses from the grand age of sail, Royal Clipper is as new and thoroughly modern, boasting a state-of-the-art navigation systems to prove it. She also combines beauty with comfort by offering  onboard luxury. For passionate travellers and sail cruising connoisseurs, the 439 foot Royal Clipper offers a sea-going experience like no other; finding an undeniable balance between the grandeur, adventure and tradition of classic sailing and the superb facilities, cabins and conveniences associated with the finest modern yacht.

Cabin layout for Royal Clipper
• A taste of Provence at St. Tropez Market

• Cycle the forest of Porquerolles

• Visit Chic Portofino
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