Ocean Ports of Call

Calvi - Corsica, France Highlights:
Imposing citadel, Grottes des Vieux Marins
Calvi, with its 6km long sandy beach, boarded by parasol pine-trees, is dominated by a Genoese citadel planted on a promontory with the small town below, extending along a waterfront, bustling with fishing boats and yachts. Not surprising its idyllic setting is so attractive for ships of all sizes.

Frequented since Ancient times, probably from 500 BC by Phoenicians, Greeks and Etruscans, the port city was founded by the Romans in the First Century. Following the fall of the Roman Empire, it was devastated by Vandals and Ostrogoths between the 5th and 10th Centuries, but was reconstructed by the Pisans during the next three centuries. When the Genoese took over the Island, they built the present citadel. The town was besieged by English troops in 1794, and it was during this siege that Nelson lost his right eye. Calvi was left to the French in 1796. Legend has it that Christopher Columbus, even if he was a Genoese subject, was born in Calvi in 1441.

There are more than 30 cruises calling at this port. Click the month or cruise line logo you are interested in to see details of the cruises.

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Azamara Crystal
Oceania Cruises P and O
Regent Seven Seas Seabourn
SeaDream Yacht Club Silversea
Star Clippers Windstar

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