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Harmony II - French Riviera Mini Cruises, Summer 2008 Destinations


Aug 19, 2008 | News

*Îles de Lérins*

Lying just a few kilometres offshore from Cannes, the islands of Ste Marguerite and St. Honorat are ideally located for a swim stop, water sports and touring ashore. Alternatively enjoy a relaxing visit to the Monastery, Fort or Museum or enjoy a stroll through the eucalyptus forests.

*St Tropez*

The cosmopolitan town of St Tropez is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the French Riviera. Once ashore, discover the fashionable shops in the little streets which exist behind the port. Take a leisurely stroll along the marina, past the entertaining street artists, or maybe try out some of the many waterfront

bars.

*îles d’Hyères*

One of three islands, Porquerolles has stunning scenic cliffs and coves, fine sandy beaches and crystal clear water. A choice of quiet, idyllic anchorages exist and we

can search out a scenic bay in which to weigh anchor. An energetic afternoon of aquatic activities is on offer or perhaps a mountain biking experience or exploratory

botanical walk ashore. For the less active, the opportunity for a relaxing fternoon’s sleep on deck might prove to be a more tempting option.

*Cannes*

The popular glamour capital of Cannes is famous for the annual, international film festival which attracts an abundance of international movie stars. Designer boutiques, trendy cafes and sophisticated restaurants are in abundance. You might like to spend time ashore, visiting the charming village of Mougins before returning on-boards.

*Antibes*

Antibes is one of the most prestigious yacht harbours in this area. You can take the opportunity to explore the medieval hilltop villages and the shops, or perhaps visit the fabulous food market used by chefs world-wide. Here you will also find a wealth of museums to visit, including the Musée Picasso (Antibes being the

inspiration for many of his paintings). Visit the small inland ancient town of Grasse and take a tour around one of the three perfume essence producers, or perhaps

enjoy a leisurely browse amongst the local antique shops.

*Monte Carlo*

Monaco is a tax haven and gamblers paradise and playground of the rich and famous. The exciting Formula One Grand Prix is held here every year and you can walk the course along the narrow streets. The steep cliffs provide a dramatic backdrop to this vibrant harbour. An excellent base for trips to the interior, we allow you plenty of time to explore the mainland. You might like to visit the Royal palace or Princess Grace’s Botanical Gardens. The Grimaldi Palace, Café de Paris, Casino Royale and the Formula 1 Grand Prix Circuit are all highly recommended.

*Villefranche*

Our anchorage is surrounded by the stunning natural beauty of the enclosed bay, where jagged mountains descend dramatically into the vibrant sea. This charming

port is wonderfully picturesque with a variety of colourful houses, superb waterside restaurants and chic shops. Go ashore by tender or just simply relax onboard

– it’s your choice.

*Arrival and Departure*

You will arrive at your convenience to either Nice Cote d’Azur International Airport or Cannes Mandelieu Airport. Transfer to Nice Port by taxi or use the Navette

shuttle bus (just a short 10 minute journey). Embarkation at the Quai Amiral Infernet, Port of Nice from 3pm. Departure will be from the same point from

where you can make your way to the airport or your onward journey.

*What’s Included*

All food and drink (breakfast, lunch and dinner) which you can eat at private tables or in a group at the Dining Room table. The destinations on pages 1 and 2 are a sample of those to be visited – it is not possible to visit all of them on the 3 day mini cruise, but the Captain will visit those by most popular demand. All port fees, tender transfers and fuel costs are included.

Harmony II has a full, professional crew which will be at your disposal throughout. Water sports, Jacuzzi, sunbeds and cinema are free for you to utilise during the

cruise.

*What’s Not Included*

You must make your own way to and from Nice. Entrance tickets to tourist sites on shore are not included. Personal travel/baggage/medical insurance is not included.

*PRICES and DATES*

3 day mini cruises from £1,044 to £1,651 per person

5 day mini cruises from £1,741 to £2,751 per person

*Departing Nice on:*

Friday 29th August,

Saturday 6th September,

Wednesday 10th September,

Saturday 13th September,

Saturday 20th September.

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