Door 2 Tour

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Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm

France/Italy Corsica & Sardinia

Europe
  • Duration: 14 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2T2966

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

14 days

Discover the jewels of the Mediterranean: Corsica and Sardinia

Barely 10 miles of sparkling Mediterranean waters separate the islands of Corsica and Sardinia. Despite the proximity, the two offer distinct, unique holiday experiences. On this magical tour of Mediterranean islands, pass through these diverse landscapes. Glittering bays and luxurious beaches transform into enigmatic valleys, enchanting dense forests and crumbling hilltop villages in an impossibly short distance. In this beautiful spot of sunshine, glimpse a myriad of diversity. As well as this, travel through time and history come to life. Particularly with visits to the birthplace of Napoleon Bonaparte and the Garibaldi Museum.

PRICE FROM ? £1680 per person
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Itinerary

Sun 26 September 2021

P&O Ferries

Hull - Zeebrugge low-berth cabins Buffet dinner and breakfast package Included

Monday 27th September

Overnight hotel Lyon area or similar TBC - 1 night bed, breakfast & 3 course evening meal ( set menu, no drinks)

Tuesday 28th September

Overnight ferry crossing from Toulon to Ajaccio/Bastia with Corsica Ferries 

Wednesday 29 September

3 Nights accommodation at Hotel Les Roches Blanches, Porto Vecchion with breakfast each morning and 3 course evening meal each night at a local nearby restaurant (drinks excluded)

 

Upon arrival in Corsica, we explore the birthplace of Napoleon on a sightseeing tour of Ajaccio.  Afterwards, have some free time to enjoy lunch and a refreshing drink at the cafes and bars on palm-lined avenues. We then travel through mountainous scenery and winding roads towards Porto Vecchio.

Bonifacio

Friday 1 October

 

Today, enjoy a day excursion to Bonafacio, a beautiful harbour town which perches 80m above sea level on a limestone plateau.

2 hour guided tour of Bonifacio

Ride on sightseeing train in Bonifacio 

Saturday 02 October

Ferry Crossing from Bonifacio to Santa Teresa di Gallura.

 

3 Nights accommodation at 4* hotel in Cannigone area of Sardinia with breakfast each morning and 3 - course evening meal ach night (drinks excluded)

 

Sunday 03 October

 

Today we enjoy an unforgettable excursion to the island archipelago. Stroll through the cobbled streets of the old town on La Maddalena – the only inhabited island. The first stop is a visit to the Garibaldi Museum, where the man, pivotal in the unification of an Italian nation, lived for many years. Following this, we can either enjoy a panoramic drive around the islands, linked by a road bridge, or cruise around this galaxy of islands.

 

 

Full Day tour escort for excursion to La Maddalena and Caprera Islands

 

Return ferry crossings from Palau to and Caprera

 

Entrance to Garibaldi House and Museum in Caprera

Monday 04 October

Today we travel to the western side of Sardinia to visit the old town of Alghero with its Catalan architecture and dialect. Stroll along the narrow streets of pastel facades and iron-wrought balconies as you explore the historic old town.  En route back to the hotel, we can also stop at the medieval town of Castelsardo which, clinging to a hill, dominates the Gulf of Asinara.  This town is well known for basket weaving and you can still see old women sitting in front of their houses making baskets.

Tuesday 05 October

Ferry Crossing from Santa Tersa di Gallura to Bonifacio

Overnight ferry from Ajaccio/Bastia to Toulon

Wednesday 06 October

Overnight hotel (Troyes area or similar TBC)

1 night bed, breakfast & 3 Course evening meal (set menu, no drinks)

Thursday 07 October

Zeebrugge - Hull overnight crossing in low berth cabin. Buffet dinner and breakfast package included.

 

It’s time to leave these paradise islands behind and return to the UK. We take the ferry back to Corsica then travel across the island back to Ajaccio. There we board an overnight ferry back to Toulon. We travel through France, stopping overnight before our return short sea crossing from Zeebrugge.

Friday 8th October

Once the ferry has docked in Hull we will re-join the coach and start our journey home to your drop on points.

Not Included

Not Included in this tour are meals on with Corsica Ferries.

The supplement for the meal package is £35.00 per person per crossing.

If you wish to add these, you can add as an optional extra.

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