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A Walking Tour & Wine Tasting at Brown Castle – a Windstar Shore Excursion

A Walking Tour & Wine Tasting at Brown Castle – a Windstar Shore Excursion

The Walking Tour & Wine Tasting at the Brown Castle in the picturesque village of Portofino is quickly becoming a Windstar favorite. The tour begins at the landing pier, where your guide takes you through the narrow streets of Portofino, lined with beautiful villas and gardens full of tropical plants and Mediterranean olive trees. Climbing…

Monaco’s Grand Prix:  Your Seat is Reserved

Monaco’s Grand Prix: Your Seat is Reserved

Even when your favorite means of transportation is a sleek sailing ship under full mast (and ours is!), few people fail to thrill to the sound of Formula One engines as they wait for the flag to drop, signaling the start of Monaco’s fabled Grand Prix.   The first winner was a sleek Bugatti, which…