From beautiful Croatia to southern Italy and the idyllic French Riviera, visit a plethora of cultural highlights along this stunning route. Bask in the waters of Sicily’s Giardini Naxos, explore the romantic Amalfi Coast, discover the lively marina of Bonifacio and wander the crescentshaped bay of Calvi on the northern tip of Corsica.
1 Depart the USA
Depart the USA on your overnight flight to Dubrovnik, Croatia.
2 Dubrovnik, Croatia
Your Eastern Mediterranean cruise starts in the historic city of Dubrovnik,
where you’ll transfer to your superyacht.
3 Monopoli, Italy
On Puglia’s Adriatic coast, Monopoli’s name originates from the Greek
meaning ‘unique’ and ‘singular’. The town’s fascinating main attraction is
the Baroque cathedral with its bell tower, while café culture spills into the
streets and beaches are fewer, but beautiful.
At the easternmost point of Italy, this still active fishing port sits on the
Adriatic Sea looking out towards Greece. A charming town in Italy’s Puglia
region, dominated by a 15th-century castle, it is within close proximity
to stunning beaches and home to two lakes, the Alìmini Grande and the
Occupying the ‘toe’ of the Italian Peninsula, live like a true Italian among the
maze of narrow alleys and squares in this stunning city.
6 Giardini Naxos
This Sicilian town has recently become a seaside resort, home to white
sandy beaches and beautiful bays, located at the foot of the sensational
hilltop town of Taormina.
A scenic town built on the dramatic cliff edges of the Amalfi Coast.
Contrasting white buildings seemingly rise from the water’s edge to a
promenade stretching along the Mediterranean.
Perched atop the rocky cliffs of the Sorrentine Peninsula, the breathtaking
beauty of this coastal town promises wonderful restaurants and bars with
sweeping views of the azure water below.
9 Porto Ercole Civitavecchia (Rome)
Dating back to the 2nd century, this port town northwest of Rome is home
to a number of well-preserved Roman monuments.
10 Porto Ercole
A picturesque coastal town on the southern Tuscan coast, Porto Ercole’s
pretty harbor is a fashionable weekend destination for Italians.
11 Bonifacio, Corsica
On the southern tip of Corsica, Bonifacio’s close proximity to Sardinia gives
it a certain Italian charm. Dating back to 833, the town is perched atop
a limestone platform and home to a bustling marina, overlooked by its
medieval clifftop citadel.
On the northwest coast of Corsica, Calvi is recognized for its beaches and
crescent-shaped bay and believed to be the birthplace of Christopher
13 Portoferraio, Italy
The capital and main seaport of Elba Island, Portoferraio is one of the oldest
towns on the island and considered its capital.
Along the coastline of the Italian Riviera, the fishing village of Portofino is
home to a picturesque square where pastel coloured houses and seafood
restaurants spill out onto the yacht-lined harbour.
15 Menton, France
On the French Riviera, Menton is spectacularly situated between Monaco
and Italy. Where the Alps rise from the waters of the Mediterranean and its
very own microclimate leans towards sub-tropical, a world of lush green
beauty thrives with rare plants alongside some truly beautiful monuments
to the past.
Today you’ll disembark your superyacht and be transferred to the airport
for your return flight home.