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Cruising the South of France & Corsica on the Azamara Pursuit

Cruising the South of France & Corsica on the Azamara Pursuit

11 days from only £2,699pp

Exclusive departure | 18th September 2020

  • Seven nights on the Azamara Pursuit, with full board
  • One night in a four-star hotel in Barcelona, with breakfast
  • Two nights in a four-star hotel in Nice, with breakfast
  • Guided tours of Barcelona, Carcassonne, Aix-en-Provence, Nice, Monaco, La Turbie, Antibes and a perfumery in Grasse
  • Visits to Port-Vendres, Marseille, Sanary-sur-Mer, St-Tropez and Calvi
  • Return flights and transfers
  • All port charges and airport taxes
  • Services of an expert Riviera Travel tour manager throughout


On board the Azamara Pursuit, you’ll get…

  • An included visit to one of the ship’s speciality restaurants
  • An exclusive wine pairing event on board
  • $50 per person on-board credit to spend however you choose
  • Complimentary drinks and bottled water
  • Daily on-board gratuities
  • Services of your Riviera Travel tour manger plus the ship’s own cruise director and associate cruise director
 
At a Glance
Brand New Ocean Cruise
Return flights & transfers
7 nights on the Azamara Pursuit
3 nights in 4-star hotels
Full board cruise, B&B hotels
Visit to an on-board speciality restaurant
Complimentary on-board drinks & bottled water
Exclusive wine pairing event
$50 on-board credit
Daily on-board gratuities
Expert tour manager
All local & airport taxes
Checked Luggage
 

Overview

We begin our holiday in colourful Barcelona before boarding the stunning Azamara Pursuit. We embark on a luxury seven-night cruise along the famed southern coast of France. We’ll explore charming Port-Vendres, the medieval fortress town of Carcassonne, the historical streets of Marseille, and Provence – the ‘City of a Thousand Fountains’.

When we are sailing you are free to enjoy all of the onboard facilities the Azamara Pursuit has to offer. You have $50 onboard credit included, so you can treat yourself to a drink in the Discoveries Bar, enjoy a massage in the Sanctum Spa, or try one of the speciality restaurants. Make sure you pack a white outfit for the White Party, being as casual or formal as you wish, but make sure you are comfortable enough to dance!

We’ll also discover the glamorous Cote d’Azure with its picturesque coastal villages like Sanary-sur-Mer and the famed city of Saint-Tropez, before cruising to the island of Corsica. Here, you’ll find Calvi – a lively port town in a picturesque bay with mountain views all around. Continuing along the Mediterranean Sea we reach Monte Carlo in Monaco – playground of the rich and famous, and La Turbie, perched high in the hills above the sea. After bidding farewell to the Azamara Pursuit, we disembark in beautiful Nice.

Before concluding our holiday here, we’ll call at Antibes – an ancient seafaring town which attracted many artists and writers such as Picasso and Graham Greene, and we’ll also visit Fragonard, one of the oldest perfumeries in Grasse, perfume capital of the world, before returning to Nice.

Your Itinerary

Price Includes

The price of this holiday is per person based on two people sharing a twin room. Single rooms are subject to availability at the relevant supplement. The price includes:

  • Return flights
  • Overseas transfers
  • Port charges
  • Local accommodation taxes
  • Airport taxes
  • Checked luggage (as per airline's allowance)
  • Three nights hotel accommodation with breakfast (one night in Barcelona, Spain and two nights in Nice, France)
  • Seven night cruise on the Azamara Pursuit
  • Full board on the cruise
  • US$50 per person on-board credit
  • Complimentary drinks and bottled water on board the ship
  • Complimentary visit to one speciality restaurant on board the ship
  • An exclusive wine pairing event on board the ship
  • Touring as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Services of a Riviera Travel tour manager

Your Ship: Azamara Pursuit

Your boutique hotel at sea, the Azamara Pursuit is a mid-sized ship with a deck plan that’s intimate but never crowded, boasting everything modern voyagers are looking for – plus some unexpected extras.

Re-imagined staterooms include modern amenities and furnishings and come with plush cotton robes and slippers, French bath products, fresh flowers, and 24-hour room service. The ship also features a large number of staterooms and suites with balconies, perfect for starting your day with fresh sea air and stunning views.

Add to all of that world-class dining options, spa experiences to relax and refresh, and all new entertainment offerings, the on-board experience is matched only by the immersive cultural encounters in store for you on shore.

Treat yourself to health, beauty, and restorative treatments in the new Sanctum Spa; enjoy treatments ranging from an ocean-front massage to a quick manicure, hairstyling services, or even acupuncture. Beyond the spa, there is a selection of complimentary on-board fitness classes, as well as a well-equipped gym for you to work out at your own pace.

Main dining options vary from elegant a la carte to nightly themed buffets, with the possibility to visit the ship’s speciality restaurants. On-board entertainment takes in signature shows and guest performers, as well as live bands playing each night.

Across the Azamara fleet, authentic service goes beyond the expectations of even the most well-travelled cruisers. Friendly and approachable, staff are attentive, and happy to offer everything from poolside service to recommendations for your on-shore exploration.

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Azamara Pursuit ship in Norway
Azamara club stateroom

 

Azamara ships deck terrace
Azamara ships bar and lounge
Azamara ships restaurant

Useful Information

Fact File

  • Countries: France, (including Monaco and Corsica), Spain
  • Currencies: Euros (in resort) US Dollars (on-board the ship)
  • Languages: French, Spanish, Catalan
  • Deposit: £300
  • Flight time: Approx. 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Time Zone: GMT+1

Cabin Allocation

Your cabin number will be allocated by Azamara and will be confirmed on your travel documents. If you have a specific request please call and speak to one of our experts.

Mobility

We want to ensure you make the correct choice before you book your holiday with us. If you have any concerns regarding the suitability of the holiday due to reduced mobility we would encourage you to call us to discuss these concerns. General information on mobility in connection with our tours can be found here.

Health

There are no current health requirements for travel to Europe, however, whilst the travelling schedule shall pose no problems for people of any age in normal physical health, we would point out that we often enjoy walking tours (sometimes over unmade paths) so this holiday may not be suitable for clients of greatly impaired mobility. Please bear this in mind when considering this holiday.

Transfer Times

All transfer times listed here are approximate, and dependent on traffic. If you have a question regarding transfer times please don't hesitate to contact us

Arrival airport First hotel location Transfer time Final hotel location Departure airport Transfer time
Barcelona El Prat Airport Barcelona 30 mins Nice Nice Cote d'Azure Airport 45 mins

Ships Available

The Azamara Pursuit ship at sunset
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