Sardinia & Corsica

 

DAY 1: GENOA > CAMOGLI > PORTOFINO > SANTA MARGHERITA > GENOA PORT > PORTO TORRES

Departure at 8:30 am from Genoa. Departure to Camogli. Famous tourist centre, it offers one of the most suggestive examples of architecture of Liguria coast. Visit. Then, road to Portofino. Around a little square, you can have a nice view of a group of high, coloured and picturesque houses. In the small port, during the high season, you can see expensive yachts from every part of the world. Visit. Finally, stop in Santa Margherita, famous seaside city of Riviera di Levante (Eastern Riviera), located in the Tigullio Gulf and free time for lunch. Return to Genoa to have free time in the old town until the time necessary to get on the ship to Sardinia, Porto Torres. Overnight in a first class inside cabin. Night on the boat.

DAY 2: PORTO TORRES > STINTINO > CAPOCACCIA > ALGHERO

Arrival in Porto Torres at 8:30 am approx. Leaving to Stintino, a village famous for its beautiful beaches in front of Island Asinara. Later, route to Capo Caccia, West tip of the wonderful Porto Conte Bay. The tour stops in a panoramic spot to take pictures of the most beautiful local bays with caves and small beaches. Here, we invite you to taste one of the typical local cakes: biscuits, candies or cheese cake. Free time for lunch. Arrival in Alghero, tourist place situated on a promontory surrounded everywhere by large beaches. Accommodation at the hotel. Visit of the city centre and free afternoon for personal visits. Overnight at the hotel.

DAY 3: ALGHERO > CASTELSARDO > CAPOTESTA > PALAU

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to Castelsardo. Old and wonderful village, it presents a clear track of Genoa dominion. Its coast, its local manufacturing, its receptive structures make it one of the most required places of the island for the summer holidays. Then, departure to Capo Testa. This place is the symbol of a fusion between nature and modern, tourism and wild area, representing a cult itinerary for thousand of tourists. Its promontory seems a huge cathedral, imposing and strict, and rises in front of the famous white Sardinian rocks, creating several strange shapes in one of the most evocative seaside places of the world, the so-called Strait of Bonifacio. Free time for lunch. Here, we invite you to taste the mirto, the typical local liqueur made by myrtle. Arrival in Palau, important commercial and tourism centre of the island and free time for the rest of the afternoon. Overnight at the hotel.

DAY 4: PALAU > COSTA SMERALDA > PALAU

Breakfast at the hotel. Excursion through the Emerald Coast. The city of Arzachena makes part of this extremely appreciated and famous area. Rich nature, “Mediterranean macchia”, rocks built by the same nature, wonderful beaches in a clear sea water, promontories and small islands. This incredible heritage was created in 1962 due to the free initiative of the prince Aga Khan V, who controlled an international financial organisation. Free time to spend in one of the best beaches of the island. Free time for lunch. Back to Palau. Overnight at the hotel.

DAY 5: PALAU > MADDALENA E CAPRERA > BONIFACIO

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to the islands Maddalena and Caprera. You’ll find not only beaches and fun but also culture and history. Many cultural event depend on the presence of personality of the past, like Giuseppe Garibaldi, to which a museum is dedicated. Free time for lunch. Arrival to Santa Teresa di Gallura and ferry boat to Bonifacio (Corsica). Overnight at the hotel.

DAY 6: BONIFACIO > AJACCIO > CORTE > BASTIA

Breakfast at the hotel. Visit of the city. Under the control of Genoa Republic for a long time, this town is located at the bottom of the island near the windy Strait of Bonifacio. Visit of the port and the downtown. Road through the region to get in Ajaccio, the capital. It is the second biggest dock of the island (after Bastia). Near there, we’ll visit the old district, with narrow streets built in order to defend the town. In 1769, the 15th of August, Napoleon was born there. Departure to Corte, the old capital of the island, main cultural centre, headquarter of the unique university where the ancient Corse language is still spoken. Visit and free time for lunch. Departure to Bastia, crossing one of the wildest and most amazing side of the island. Break to take photos of this beautiful area with small villages and picturesque corners. Overnight at the hotel.

DAY 7: BASTIA > SAVONA > GENOA

Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning, free time for your last visits. Depending on the season, ferry to Savona or Livorno. Arrival and transfer to Genoa (downtown). End of services.

HOTEL CITY UNIQUE CATEGORY
ALGHERO CATALUNYA 4
PALAU LA VECCHIA FONTE 4
BONIFACIO A MADONETTA 3
BASTIA L’ALIVI 3 SUP
Prices in Euro

Package Starting Prices based on Double Occupancy in

4* Boutique Hotels

€ 1,650 per person






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