Yachting Gems of the French and Italian Rivieras

2025 Nice > Barcelona | Price from $5295

9 DAYS • 20 MEALS This glamorous cruise of the French and Italian Rivieras, commences in Nice, France. Stroll the seaside promenade in Santa Margherita Ligure or explore the narrow meandering laneways of Porto Venere. Snap a photograph in the Place de l’Ormeau, Saint-Tropez, with a backdrop of pastel-coloured facades and blooming bougainvillea. Taste fresh seafood in the quaint fishing village of Roses, or sip local world-renowned rosé in Cassis, France. This seafaring adventure of the French and Italian Rivieras concludes in Barcelona, Spain.

Cruise Itinerary

Day 1: Depart USA

Depart the USA on your overnight flight to Nice, France.

Day 2: Nice, France

Your cruise begins in Nice, where you’ll be transferred to your Emerald Cruises luxury yacht to begin your seafaring journey of the Western Mediterranean. Please book your flight to arrive into Nice prior to 04:00 PM. Meal: D

Day 3: Santa Margherita Ligure - Portofino, Italy

Santa Margherita Ligure is an Italian resort town with panoramic views, revered for its timeless elegance and style. If you are seeking la dolce vita, you will find it here in abundance. Stroll the Santa Margherita promenade, or the pebbly beachfront admiring the sailboats. Explore a beautiful Baroque church or sample the local red shrimps.

We will cruise to Portofino later in the morning. Perched on the Italian Riviera, Portofino has a rich culinary scene, a picturesque harbour and slender streets lined with pastel-hued houses, high-end boutiques and seafood restaurants. Meals: B, L, D

Day 4: Porto Venere

The quaint town of Porto Venere overlooks the Gulf of Poets on the Ligurian Coast. It has meandering narrow stepped lanes known as caruggi, which were designed to shield locals from the sun and wind. The winding streets are lined with colorful houses — follow them up to Doria Castle for lovely views of the town and the Church of San Pietro. Meals: B, L, D

Day 5: Calvi, France

According to local legend, Calvi is where the intrepid global explorer, Christopher Columbus, was born. While historians debate this, the natural beauty and rich culture of Calvi is undisputed. Calvi’s beach is a sweeping bay of powdered white sand fringed by maritime pines, and the town has emerged as Corsica’s culture ‘capital’, hosting several music festivals over the summer months. Meals: B, L, D

Day 6: Saint-Tropez

The resort town of Saint-Tropez is one of the most famous holiday destinations in Europe. From the soft white sand edging blue water to the on-trend beach clubs, decadent dining and luxury boutiques, Saint-Tropez is the ultimate French Riviera experience. For history buffs, learn the story of Saint-Tropez at the Musée d’Histoire Maritime, or peruse the incredible modern art inside a former chapel at the Annonciade. Meals: B, L, D

Day 7: Cassis

Cassis is a town in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region, east of Marseille. It’s nestled between limestone cliffs and crystal-clear waters, and the coastline of Cassis is particularly famous for its sheer natural beauty. Cassis is one of the oldest viticultural areas in France, and its vineyards produce white and rosé wines that are appreciated worldwide. Meals: B, L, D

Day 8: Roses, Spain

Roses is positioned near the Spanish-French border in Catalonia in Spain. It’s a seaside village set within a captivating natural environment where the mountains meet the sea. Roses has a longstanding fishing tradition, and this is reflected in the local seafood specialty of ‘Suquet de Peix’, a hearty fish soup prepared with the catch of the day along with garlic, tomatoes and saffron. Meals: B, L, D

Day 9: Barcelona

Your luxurious yacht cruise concludes in Barcelona, 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 Barcelona after 11:00 AM. Meal: B

Itinerary is subject to change.

Truly All-Inclusive Services & Amenities

  • Airport transfers to and from your yacht
  • 7 nights onboard the luxurious Emerald Sakara
  • 20 meals: 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 7 dinners
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks to accompany lunch and dinner
  • State-of-the-art coffee machines and tea stations
  • Complimentary water, restocked daily
  • First-class service from an English-speaking crew
  • Included excursions with knowledgeable local guides
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Port charges
  • All gratuities included


Days 2 through 8 – Emerald Superyacht

Emerald Superyacht Deck Plan
Pool Deck Size (ft2)
SA Owner's Suite 1,162ft2 - 1,192ft2
S Deluxe Balcony Suite 382ft2 - 403ft2
Panorama Deck Size (ft2)
T Terrace Suite 648ft2 - 669ft2
A Balcony Suite 285ft2 - 306ft2
Observation Deck Size (ft2)
Y Yacht Suite 700ft2 - 721ft2
B Balcony Suite 285ft2 - 306ft2
Emerald Deck Size (ft2)
D Oceanview Stateroom 182ft2 - 204ft2
  • Spa Pool
  • Sky Bar
  • Elevators
  • Aqua Pool Café
  • Aqua Pool Lounge Area
  • Aqua Pool
  • Navigation Bridge
  • Life Boats
  • Observation Lounge
  • Guest Laundry
  • Amici Bar & Lounge
  • Reception
  • Shop
  • La Cucina Restaurant
  • La Cucine Terrace
  • Medical Center
  • Gym
  • Sauna
  • Spa
  • Hairdresser
  • Tender Boats
  • Castoldi
  • Garage
  • Marina Platform

October 3, 2025 (Nice > Barcelona) Priced from $5,295

Oceanview Stateroom (Cat.D) –  Deck 3
$5,295 *Early Bird Fare per person twin / $5,695 Full Fare per person twin

Balcony Suite (Cat.B) –  Deck 4
$7,220 *Early Bird Fare per person twin / $7,620 Full Fare per person twin

Yacht Suite (Cat.Y) –  Deck 4
$11,070 *Early Bird Fare per person twin / $11,470 Full Fare per person twin

Balcony Suite (Cat.A) –  Deck 5
$7,650 *Early Bird Fare per person twin / $8,050 Full Fare per person twin

Terrace Suite (Cat.T) –  Deck 5
$10,780 *Early Bird Fare / $11,180 Full Per Person Fare

Deluxe Balcony Suite (Cat.S) –  Deck 6
$9,070 *Early Bird Fare per person twin / $9,470 Full Fare per person twin

Owner’s Suite (Cat.SA) –  Deck 6
$17,840 *Early Bird Fare per person twin / $18,240 Full Fare per person twin