The southern coast of France is a land full of historical treasures. Vast and impressive medieval castles, opulent palaces and well-preserved Roman monuments vie for your attention alongside the stunning natural scenery of the French Riviera. With Voyages to Antiquity’s shore excursions you will explore the fascinating history of French Catharism at the magnificent fortified town of Carcassonne, marvel at the Papal palace in Avignon, home of the papacy from 1309 to 1377, and relax at Villefranche on a cruise along the Côte d'Azur, one of the world’s premier holiday destinations.
From Rome Sail to Florence, Pisa and Elba, before cruising the Italian Riviera to France, where Bonifacio and Ajaccio awaits you. Continue onward to Spain and Cadiz before completing your journey in Seville.
Starting in Seville, this 9 day cruise visits the great Portuguese cities of Lisbon and Oporto, and the inspiring cathedral at Santiago de Compostela. You will also visit Bordeaux for an overnight on board stay.
This mini-SailAway is the perfect Voyages to Antiquity ‘taster’ cruise at an exceptional price. From the grand city of Bordeaux, sail north to London with stops en route at Falmouth, gateway to the extraordinary Eden Project, the historic port of Dartmouth and picturesque Honfleur, with a quality of light that has attracted generations of artists
From sherry tasting in Jerez and the remarkable architecture of Barcelona to elegant evenings in the South of France and the Italian Riviera, taste and style feature on this voyage. Also, enjoy the historical treasures of Florence.
Sail to Florence, Pisa and Elba, before cruising to Corsica, where Bonifacio and Ajaccio await. Continue onward to Spain and Cadiz before completing your journey in Seville.
Cruise from Seville to the great Portuguese cities of Lisbon and Oporto, and the inspiring cathedral at Santiago de Compostela in Spain. You will also have the opportunity to taste wine in Bordeaux, visit the old quarter of La Rochelle, St Catherine's Church in Honfleur and the charming Channel Island of Guernsey.
From sherry tasting in Jerez and the remarkable architecture of Barcelona, to elegant evenings in the South of France and the Italian Riviera, this voyage takes you to some of most historic ports and stylish cities in the Mediterranean, including a maiden visit to Tarragona in Spain as well as the treasures of Florence.