Windstar Cruises to Provide Grand Prix Package Aboard Wind Surf's Yachting the Rivera VoyageAugust 16, 2012 By: Newswire Travel Agent
Windstar Cruises announced an exclusive Grand Prix package for its Yachting the Rivera voyage. Guests on board the May 21st voyage of Wind Surf will have the opportunity to experience the auto racing event. The package features preferred seating for Saturday’s preliminaries and Sunday’s race, as well as other events both on shore and on board.
Wind Surf will sail in to the port of Monaco and the world of Formula One on Saturday. Guests will attend the preliminaries, getting a glimpse at all the preparation that goes into the race. The evening will flow into dinner at the Café de Paris, a French bistro in the heart of Monte Carlo, followed by a gala event at the Monte Carlo’s Grand Casino. On Sunday guests are given seats in Section K at the race, overlooking the Tabac Corner, one of the most challenging sections of the race.
Other highlights of the package include an exclusive cocktail reception and Grand Prix dinner on board the yacht in Cannes as well as a Sunday brunch the day of the race. Guests will also receive a gift package including high definition binoculars.
The Grand Prix Package is available to guests on the specific Yachting the Rivera Voyage. The 312-passenger Wind Surf will sail through the Italian and French Rivieras, with the seven-day cruise starting in Nice and sailing immediately to Monte Carlo, Monaco where it will dock overnight. Wind Surf will visit two ports in France; Cannes and Calvi, a French port city of on the island of Corsica. As the yacht sails through Italy, guests will visit Portofino; Portovenere, where guests can visit Cinque Terre, the neighboring mountain village; and Portoferraio before disembarking in Rome.
The optional Grand Prix Package starts at $2,299 per person, a $300 savings if booked by Oct. 27, 2012.
For more information, visit www.windscarcruises.com.