This sun-kissed round-trip voyage takes you from the outskirts of Rome and along the Cote d’Azur to the Mediterranean’s two largest islands, Corsica and Sardinia

There's no better way to island hop in the Med than on Tradewind's Golden Horizon. Newly built, this classical ship is the world's largest square-rigged sailing vessel, combining traditional style with exceptional levels of service and comfort.

This stylish cruise begins in the Italian capital. Rome barely needs an introduction, with its storied past, exciting piazzas and sightseeing like almost nowhere else. Once you've ticked off the Colosseum, the Pantheon and the iconic Trevi Fountain, you can make your way to the departure port, Civitavecchia. It's around a 40-minute train ride from the capital and it's from here we start the first leg of our journey to Nice, a city that exudes elegance and class. Take your time as you wander along the seafront Promenade des Anglais and wide boulevards, gazing at the grand 19th-century mansions, and stroll past colourful fruit and veg at the Cours Saleya Market.

You'll visit two of the Mediterranean's most famous and sizable islands on this voyage: Corsica and Sardinia. Both have stunning beaches, historic towns, jaw-dropping landscapes and an independent spirit. First, visit the Corsican town of Calvi (TBC) home of a unique 13th-Century citadel, a charming old town and a glorious white-sand beach. Then head to Porto Torres, the starting point for explorations of the sandy coves and maritime defences of northwest Sardinia. Back on mainland Italy, there's a chance to visit Porto Santo Stefano, a lesser-visited Tuscan city that climbs up from the waterfront to the slopes of Mount Argentario.

You can be as active as you like during your cruise, with a choice of amazing optional excursions - from snorkelling trips, amazing dives, kayaking around hidden coves and stunning beaches, to wine-tastings, parks and gardens, beach bars and coastal walks.

And you will enjoy the thrill of sailing on the world's biggest square-rigged vessel - Golden Horizon will operate under sail whenever possible - as well as the onboard spa, pools, marina (complete with water sports), gym, local delicacies, lectures and entertainment.

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  • Enjoy seven nights' accommodation in a sea-view cabin on board Golden Horizon and the thrill of sailing on the world's largest tall ship.
  • Get a taste of great food and drink on board with all meals and soft drinks included, as well as the entertainment and watersports†.
  • Amazing port visits.
  • All transfers, standard Wi-Fi, use of gym and service charges.
  • Gratuities paid locally. Drinks packages, shore excursions, Wi-Fi upgrade packages and spa treatments available at a supplement.

†Additional charge for motorised watersports and scuba diving

Availability

From
Mon, Mon, May 30, 2022
To
Mon, Mon, Jun 6, 2022
Duration
8 Days
Price per person
£1,799*

* Please note, the price is based on two sharing a D2 cabin and subject to cabin availability. Deposit: 20% at time of booking. All cabins have outside view. A full range of cabin categories are available at a supplement. Single supplement applies. Full cancellation information here. Optional excursions are available at a supplement. Always check the FCDO travel advice, as it includes the very latest information on safety, security, travel warnings and health. For more information, visit gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice.

From
Mon, Mon, Jun 20, 2022
To
Mon, Mon, Jun 27, 2022
Duration
8 Days
Price per person
£1,799*

* Please note, the price is based on two sharing a D2 cabin and subject to cabin availability. Deposit: 20% at time of booking. All cabins have outside view. A full range of cabin categories are available at a supplement. Single supplement applies. Full cancellation information here. Optional excursions are available at a supplement. Always check the FCDO travel advice, as it includes the very latest information on safety, security, travel warnings and health. For more information, visit gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice.

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Itinerary

  1. Day
    1
    Civitavecchia
    Civitavecchia, Italy
    Meals - Dinner
  2. Day
    2
    At sea
    Mediterranean Sea,
    Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  3. Day
    3
    Nice
    Nice, France
    Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  4. Day
    4
    Calvi (TBC)
    Calvi, France
    Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  5. Day
    5
    Porto Torres
    Porto Torres, Sardinia, Italy
    Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  6. Day
    6
    At sea
    Mediterranean Sea,
    Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  7. Day
    7
    Porto Santo Stefano
    Porto Santo Stefano, Italy
    Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  8. Day
    8
    Civitavecchia
    Civitavecchia, Italy
    Meals - Breakfast

Golden Horizon

Golden Horizon

The world's largest square-rigged sailing vessel, Golden Horizon. A near replica of the 1913-built ocean vessel, France II, she retains the charm, adventure and romance of an historic ship.

Discover iconic and remote locations of the world, on board a ship which perfectly marries rich sailing heritage and modern luxury, with a sustainable twist.

All 140 cabins are outside facing, so guests can enjoy the breath-taking views. Cabins evoke the luxury and facilities expected of a boutique cruise ship, whilst retaining the charm, adventure and romance of a truly historic sailing vessel.

Style & Character

Golden Horizon attracts like-minded adventure seekers for a sailing experience which allows guests to connect with the elements of the natural world.

The ambience on board is relaxed, casual, elegant and without unnecessary formality. We have created an environment which will encourage our guests to return to time and time again, and to share their stories and experiences.

With grace and beauty, the Golden Horizon is a sailing ship first and foremost, sailing to share adventures with our friends, our guests.

Facilities & Services

Guests can unwind in our on-board spa which boasts a Sauna, Hamman, Snow Room and Jacuzzi. The spa offers a range of treatments including massages, facials, wraps and scrubs. There is also beauty salon, which offers an assortment of treatments including manicures, pedicures and blow-dries and there is a well-stocked library and complimentary wifi.

There are three pools to choose from,a gym, plus a Marina from which you can enjoy a variety of watersports and diving.

Our destination speakers will provide guests with engaging insights, specifically related to the voyage and ports of call.The on-board cruise team offers a full programme of activities including wine tasting and cooking demonstrations.

Cabins

All 140 cabins and suites enjoy a sea view, as well as twice daily housekeeping and luxury amenities. Cabin interiors offer contemporary luxury, with traditional features and furnishings - a tribute to the nautical heritage of a tall ship.

Owner's Suite: Double or twin beds, living & dining area, balcony, en suite (shower & bath), sofa bed & guest bathroom, walk-in wardrobe, complimentary mini bar and canapes.

Deluxe Balcony Room: Balcony, double or twin beds, sofa bed, en suite with shower over bath, complimentary mini bar.

Cabin: Double bed or twin beds, two portholes, deluxe bathroom with a shower, complimentary water.

Food & Drink

Breakfast, lunch and daytime offerings can be traditional or light and fresh and include dishes with a local flavour.

Our full-service dinner is served over two levels in our spectacular main dining room. A selection of wines and beers are complimentary in the main dining room.

There are five bars including two outside bars and a piano bar which is perfect for enjoying a drink with new friends. Elsewhere, our premium beverage bar, Debeljak's, is stocked with some of the world's finest spirits.

Our resident pianist and musical duo will entertain guests and, as we travel the world, local shows, dancers and singers will help to immerse our guests in the local culture.

Sustainability

Our philosophy is simple but unique - we will follow the sun, using the winds and the currents, to take us to magical beaches and port destinations.

Our aim is to be powered by nature whenever possible and we intend to sail, without using propulsion, for around 70% of each season.

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Availability

From
Mon, Mon, May 30, 2022
To
Mon, Mon, Jun 6, 2022
Duration
8 Days
Price per person
£1,799*

* Please note, the price is based on two sharing a D2 cabin and subject to cabin availability. Deposit: 20% at time of booking. All cabins have outside view. A full range of cabin categories are available at a supplement. Single supplement applies. Full cancellation information here. Optional excursions are available at a supplement. Always check the FCDO travel advice, as it includes the very latest information on safety, security, travel warnings and health. For more information, visit gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice.

From
Mon, Mon, Jun 20, 2022
To
Mon, Mon, Jun 27, 2022
Duration
8 Days
Price per person
£1,799*

* Please note, the price is based on two sharing a D2 cabin and subject to cabin availability. Deposit: 20% at time of booking. All cabins have outside view. A full range of cabin categories are available at a supplement. Single supplement applies. Full cancellation information here. Optional excursions are available at a supplement. Always check the FCDO travel advice, as it includes the very latest information on safety, security, travel warnings and health. For more information, visit gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice.

Call now to book 02039932958
Quote ref: Island Gems and the Cote d’Azur