corsica & sardiniaThe cruising grounds of Corsica and Sardiniaprovide a perfect blend of French and Italiancharm. Cruise the breathtakingly beautiful westcoastline of Corsica and anchor in the deep baysalongside the charming fishing villages that line theroute. Further south, the coastline of Sardiniasparkles with designer labels, exclusive restaurants,and stunning coves around the Costa Smeralda, butif you venture inland you will find an ancientSardinia. BastiaOlbiaAjaccioBonifacioPorto CervoCagliariCORSICASARDINIAMADDALENA Day 1Calvi to Girolta(28 nautical miles)Day 2Girolta to Ajaccio(30 nautical miles) Day 3Ajaccio to Golfe de Valinco(23 nautical miles) Day 4Golfe de Valinco to Bonifacio(30 nautical miles) Day 5Bonifacio to Isle de Lavezzi(10 nautical miles)Day 6Isle de Lavezzi to Maddalena(10 nautical miles) Day 7Maddalena to Cala di Volpe, Sardinia(12 nautical miles) Day 8Cala di Volpe to Port Cervo(10 nautical miles) Day 9Porto Cervo aboardhPower a pedalo off the pine-shaded Corsicanbeach of Palonbaggia hSwim with dolphins in the Golfe of Girolatanature reserve, Corsica hGet your water sports fix off the remote andbeautiful Maddalena archipelagodon't misshTake part in the Loro Piana Superyacht Regattaheld every year in June around Porto Cervo ashorehTour Calvi's medieval citadel hFor gourmet delights step ashore to LeBelvédere near Bonifacio hSand-surf down the vast dunes on PiscinasBeach, Sardinia hJoin the 'IT' crowd at the solid silver bar at IlPortico, or the Billionaire nightclub, Porto Cervo?Expert opinion Charter BrokerMolly Browne Whilst in Sardinia, take a step back from thebustling Costa Smeralda to capture realSardinian life. For classic Sardinian cuisine, goashore to the family-run restaurants and cafésin the Supramonte Mountains. Head to thepretty city of Bosa, and visit an agro-tourismfarm where you will find fantastic organic andvegetarian fare.?
Puerto PortalsAndraitxCala SaladaValldemossaLa ForadadaSollerPuerto PollensaHotel FormentorAlcudiaIncaManacorMahon FornellsCalla MorellCalla AlgayarensCiutadellaPorto ColomPonçaPALMAMEDITERRANEAN SEACANAL OF MENORQUAISLA DE CABRERAPUNTA GROSSACALA BLANCABAHIA DE PALMACALA DE CALOBRACABO SALINASCALA FIGUERABAHIA DE ARTABAHIA DEALCUDIACALA MEZQUITACABO FORMENTORIBIZAMALLORCAMENORCACala SaladaEs PalmaderIbizaSan AntonioCala SaonaPUNTA GROSSACALA BLANCAISLA VEDRAPORT ROIGILLETAS BEACHCABO BERBERIAFORMENTERAIBIZAbalearicsLying in blissful sunshine off the east coast ofSpain, the Balearic islands of Menorca, Mallorcaand Ibiza offer wonderfully diverse cruisinggrounds. Mallorca, the largest of the archipelago, haslong attracted visitors with an interest in culture andarchitecture. Endless sandy beaches and coves fringethe rugged coastline, and vineyards and pretty rusticvillages dot the landscape. The neighbouring island ofMenorca is the Mallorca of yesteryear, with a slowerpace of life. Throwing together the best of both worlds,the Bohemian island of Ibiza has a beautiful interiorand countless secluded coves away from the hustleand bustle of Ibiza Town and San Antonio.Day 1Palma, Mallorca to Andratx(17 nautical miles)Day 2Andratx to Ibiza Town, Ibiza(60 nautical miles) Day 3Ibiza Town Day 4Ibiza Town to Es Palmador, Formentera(10 nautical miles) Day 5Es Palmador to Isla Vedra to Cala Salada(32 nautical miles) Day 6Cala Salada to Soller, Mallorca(80 nautical miles)Day 7Soller to Pollensa(30 nautical miles) Day 8Pollensa to Cala Morell, Menorca(35 nautical miles)Day 9Cala Morell & Cala Algayarens to Palma,Mallorca(80 nautical miles) aboardhSa Calobra beach on Mallorca makes for aspectacular, secluded anchorage hSnorkel in the calm bay at Benirras, Ibizadon't misshThe hippy market, held every Wednesday inIbiza's old town ashorehDine by the water at The Sea Club found inthe awe-inspiring Cap Rocat, Mallorca hTake the self-guided 'patio itinerary' touraround the old town of PalmahHang out with the 'IT' crowd at the PuroBeach club, Mallorca CRUISING GUIDE I19?Expert opinion Charter BrokerSandra AtriachThe small island of Formentera is relativelypeaceful, even during the peak summermonths and its beaches are possibly the best inthe Mediterranean. Hire a bike and spend theday cycling along the paths that cover the entireisland. Have lunch at the beach restaurant Juany Andrea, which started as a small shack in 1972,and try the lobster paella.?