Board Le Bougainville for an authentic 8-day cruise to discover the wonders of the Italian coast and enjoy a taste of la dolce vita.
Departing from Nice, your ship will set sail for the magnificent Cinque Terre region. From the sea, you will discover the landscapes of villages perched along the rugged coast of the Italian Riviera before calling at Porto Venere, a small fishing village with undeniable charm.
You will leave Cinque Terre for Tuscany, where you will call at the seaside town of Viareggio. Renowned for its carnival, this charming town will enchant you with its gentle way of life.
Your cruise will continue along the Tuscan shoreline to Livorno, a port city famous for its Renaissance fortifications. The Little Venice district, as it is known, offers a picturesque setting in which to enjoy fish and seafood.
You will then stop at Porto Santo Stefano, a town built along a hillside and surrounded by a 17th century fortress, before sailing on to Portoferraio, a small corner of paradise on the island of Elba, where Napoleon spend many days in exile.
The final stop on your cruise, Portofino, built in a natural harbour protected by a pine forest, is a picturesque and lively port that has successfully retained its authenticity and traditions. It will delight you with its charm and beauty before your return to Nice.