A Perfect Cruising Combination
7 Days, from Calvi to Cala di Volpe
The islands of Corsica and Sardinia remain largely unspoilt. Corsica has a tremendous scenic diversity that is complemented by its fascinating history. The Italian island of Sardinia is a striking land of contrasts, with a wild interior and glamorous coastline
Day 1 Calvi – Girolta
Nestled in the north-west of Corsica, Calvi’s marina sits below a citadel that appears to be standing on the water.Embark on your charter and cruise trough the Golfe of Girolta – a beautiful nature reserve – to the pretty fishing village of Girolta for a peaceful night’s anchorage.
Day 2 Girolta – Ajaccio
Anchor for lunch in the Golfe of Sagone before heading to Ajaccio.Saunter through the old streets of Napoleon’s birthplace and lose yourself amid the classical Mediterranean allure of pale, sunlit streets and picturesque ruins.
Day 3 Ajaccio – Bonifacio
Enjoy a morning of water sports around the Sanguinaires Islands before heading to the southern tip of Corsica and the port of Bonifacio.Cantilevered out on eroded limestone, 16th century houses of the old town sit on white and caramel rock shelves precariously overlooking the café-lined harbour below.
Day 4 Bonifacio – Maddalena Islands
Rise early and explore Bonifacio’s old citadel and the alleys climbing up towards the sky for a perfect view of your next port of call – the Maddalena Islands.Largely uninhabited, the Italian islands are perfect for water sports.
Day 5 Maddalena Islands – Porto Cervo
Carry on south and head along the rugged coastline of the Costa Smerelda.Anchor for lunch around Porto Rotondo, before heading to the chic boutiques of Porto Cervo. Sip a cocktail on the roof terrace of the Yacht Club Costa Smerelda (members and guests only) or in one of the many bars and restaurants that line the port.
Day 6 Porto Cervo – Cala di Volpe
Fringed with beaches and clear waters, the beautiful wide bay of Cala di Volpe is an ideal anchorage for water sports.Take a step away from the bustling Costa Smerelda and venture inland to the mountain village of San Panteleo to discover real Sardinian life.
Day 7 Cala di Volpe – Porto Rotondo
Spend the final day relaxing in the tranquil waters surrounding Porto Rotondo.Enjoy an alfresco lunch on board before disembarking. For an extended charter, cruise along the east coast to the southern tip of Sardinia.