This is the yachting life at its pinnacle.
Mingle with fellow race enthusiasts on deck and at dinner in Italy, along the western French Riviera to Cannes and on to Monte Carlo. Explore the finer points of the race with our special host John Bisignano, former Formula One® pit reporter who will accompany our voyage. Enjoy a private cocktail reception and dinner in the exclusive Empire Room at the exclusive Hôtel de Paris in the heart of Monte Carlo.

Your Grand Prix experience is highlighted by special grandstand seating in Section K for Saturday time trials and the Sunday race. Section K offers unrestricted views of the circuit’s stunning harbor section as cars exit the Nouvelle Chicane and enter the first "S" of the swimming pool section, including the famous Tabac corner. The entire race is visible on a high-definition big screen.
GRAND PRIX OF MONACO    from $6,499 pp
Departing on Star Pride, May 21, 2014
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The Eternal City always opens itself to visitors with great warmth of hospitality. Go ahead, put your hand in La Bocca della Veritá near the Tiber River. But be careful how many coins you toss into the Trevi Fountain. This is a city for fantastic cuisine, incredible sight-seeing and endless delights. Once you board the Star Pride, you'll meet John Bisignano, Formula One® racing expert and your host on this exclusive Grand Prix cruise.
Founded by Cosimo I de' Medici, this lovely spot is best-known as Napoleon Bonaparte's choice for exile, the island of Elba. In fact, you can visit Napoleon's house while you're here. Or photograph the imposing Medici fortifications built in the 15th century to protect the city from pirates. After a peaceful day of exploring, join John Bisignano for a special insider’s look at Formula One racing and enjoy a Grand Prix themed cocktail reception and dinner onboard.
Join the "beautiful people" in the heart of the French Riviera. Shop in exclusive boutiques. Enjoy a chilled Sancerre in an elegant sidewalk café. And keep your eyes open for celebrities. After soaking in the sunshine, go back on board the Star Pride to join John Bisignano for more Formula One racing secrets, and receive your personal Grand Prix gift package.
The harbor of Monte Carlo is a magnificent showcase for luxury superyachts, for your viewing pleasure. Today, you'll be escorted to your reserved Section K grandstand seat to watch the exhilarating Grand Prix time trials. As evening arrives, you'll talk race strategy at a private cocktail reception in the exclusive Empire Room of the Hôtel de Paris, and then savor an elegant catered dinner there. This luxury hotel at the heart of Monte Carlo is a renowned gathering place for Formula One® aficionados.
Today is the main event. You'll brunch aboard the Star Pride and then make your way to your Section K grandstand seat for the prestigious Grand Prix of Monaco race in the afternoon.
After race-day excitement, you may be ready to relax in one of the chic cafés of Portofino. Or, if the adrenaline rush hasn't quite worn off, climb to Castello Brown, the 15th century castle and enjoy some transcendent views of the island and sea.
If you've never done it, nothing surpasses hiking from one lovely, terraced mountain village to the next along the breathtaking Cinque Terre. Bring your camera. Trains and boats also connect the villages, but no roads. Or immerse yourself in the art and architecture of nearby Florence, birthplace of the Renaissance.
When in Rome . . . you cannot miss the opportunity to visit St. Peter's Basilica and the Vatican, not to mention the Colosseum, the Forum, the Pantheon and so much more. Windstar’s landmark hotels are perfectly located for your excursions. Grand Hotel de la Minerve welcomes you to luxury in the very center of Rome, immediately across the street from the Pantheon itself. The Ambasciatori Palace Hotel, on one of Rome’s most famous and stylish streets, Via Veneto, features beautiful historic detail and furnishings.
All fares mentioned are per person, in US dollars, cruise only, based on double occupancy in Category S, and include non-discountable amounts. Government fees and taxes are additional ($120 per person). Fares are for the selected departure only and are subject to availability. Offer is not combinable with any other promotional offer or discount. Bookings are non-transferable; no name changes can be made nor can this offer be applied retroactively. Complimentary inclusions listed above are for the 5/21/14 sailing of the Star Pride only, and are subject to change.  Offers are capacity controlled and may be withdrawn or modified at Windstar’s discretion at any time. Cancellation penalties may apply, please see brochure for details. Certain restrictions apply. Fuel surcharges may be imposed or increased over time. Ship’s registry: Bahamas.