You’ll experience an abundance of history and culture. And each day will deliver a new bay or village to discover and explore. We make the most of your time and curiosity, without pressure of a fixed schedule. This cruise is much more than just a vacation. It provides unique experiences that create memories that will last for a lifetime. Join us on board!
During this sailing cruise, you become fulfilled gliding through waters of two of the Mediterraneans iconic islands while following the coastline of Corsica, and on to Sardinia (so very different). The combination of this and being far away from distraction and day to day life, encourages us to find total relaxation on board of the New Horizons.
We start our cruise on Saturday in the bay of Porto. Our tender will bring you to your home for the next week, the New Horizons. It is waiting for you in the harbour, to start your sailing exploration cruise of west Corsica and the north of Sardinia.
We will definitely visit Ajaccio, the capital of Corsica. The town has wood covered mountains circling it to the rear, and the port and citadelle towards the sea, on the Gulf of Ajaccio. Ajaccio has its origins in a Roman town that was located on the hill just to the north of the present town, and numerous ruins and artefacts have been uncovered from this earlier occupation. Ajaccio’s more recent claim to fame is as the birthplace of Napoleon Bonaparte. This will not escape your attention on a visit to this town.
As we sail to the south, we see the coastal towns of Corsica pass by. They are all very attractive, as are hiking and other outdoor activities based both in the mountains and along the coast. Walks are available for all levels of ability, from a pleasant stroll to some of the most difficult mountain walks in Europe. In Propriano, we can go ashore if you want to visit the Church of Notre Dame de la Misericorde which dominates the center of this small town.
We set sails from France to Italy. On the horizon we see Sardinia. We steer towards Isola Rossa, a seaside tourist centre with the beautiful view on the Golf of Asinara, with a central position in respect of the most significant historical and archaeological sights. The ancient fishing village that has turned into a picturesque tourist village protected by an impressive littoral, where beaches succeed inlets of white fine sand lined by red granite rocks in the contest between the sea and the moving of the lights during the day adopt various shades of red. The sea is still rich in particular sea life and the ideal subject for beautiful photographs.
Sailing to the west, we discover breathtaking panoramas, waters that range from hues of azure to turquoise, and one of the most beautiful seascapes of the entire Mediterranean: Stintino, renowned touristic destination on Sardinia’s northwestern extremity. It possesses one of the most charming coasts in Sardinia with its pure and wild natural surroundings. Stintino is synonomous with magnificent beaches, where you will want to relax for hours on end. The most famous of its beaches is definitely La Pelosa, characterized by its luscious white sand and transparent sea.
This cruise is much more than just a vacation. It provides unique experiences that create memories that will last for a lifetime!
On our port side we will see the Porto Conte regional park. Sandy beaches alternate with steep cliffs. Its southern limit is the Calich lagoon. To the north there are Monte Doglia and the Porto Conte bay. Its territory includes the spectacular landscapes of Punta Giglio and Punta Cristallo, Porticciolo and Cala Viola, the grottos of Capo Caccia and Le Prigionette forest. In this area, close to Alghero we drop anchor on Thursday. You’ll have the whole Friday of the cruise to relax on board in the beautiful bay, or discover this part of Sardinia as we can bring you ashore with the tender.
Saturday, the final day. The guests that stay on board for another week, say goodbye to old friends that will leave today and ahoy to the new friends that arrive for another week of discovery. This next journey will take the New Horizons along the western coastline of Sardinia, discovering golden sunsets and exploring limestone cliffs, direction Porto Flavia.
During this sailing cruise, you fill up your senses while following the south western coastline of Sardinia, discovering cultural riches and exploring sun kissed beaches.
Corsica has the best shoreline for hopping out and playing in small lagoons, bays and inlets. Ideal for families we make the very best of this opportunity.
One of the most stimulating stretches of the Mediterranean. You fill up your senses while following the north eastern coastline of Sardinia towards Corsica.
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