Yacht Charter Itinerary Cote d’Azur


CÔTE D’AZUR / French Riviera

Glamour, celebrity, and sophistication along an alluring coastline

The French Riviera is home to some of the most legendary and exclusive resort towns in the world, including Nice, Cannes, Antibes, Sainte-Maxime, Juan-les-Pins, and Saint-Tropez, just to name a few. This alluring stretch of coastline along the stunning Mediterranean Sea offers breathtaking bays, secluded anchorages, high-end marinas, and pockets of pristine waterway where you can drop anchor and find a quiet beach or bay. The offerings on shore are just as enticing, including some of the best restaurants and beach bars of the 1960s to the newest hot-spot nightclubs and high-end restaurants of today. Cote d’Azur’s reputation for being the playground of the rich and famous is well-deserved, offering the elite traveler a host of glamorous events, an action-packed social scene, beautiful architecture, rich history, and of course, exclusive beaches.

Monaco's rocher on a yacht charter itinerary Cote d'Azur

Your extravagant journey begins and ends in the Principality of Monaco, home to the world-famous Monte Carlo Casino and the annual Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix, where the harbor offers extraordinary views of the race and the most luxurious of accommodations. This suggested itinerary offers the best of what the French Riviera has on offer.

Monaco

Arrive at the Nice airport and take the short helicopter ride to your charter yacht in Monaco. Enjoy a welcome-aboard cocktail on deck, and then venture ashore to the legendary Casino de Monte-Carlo, where you can test your luck at one of the most famous gaming venues in the world. Visit the Buddha Bar, where European opulence meets exotic Asian cuisine, or head for Jimmy’z nightclub for the hottest dancing, or Black Legend for live jazz.

Monte Carlo on a yacht charter itinerary Cote d'Azur

Monaco to Cannes

Cruise to Cap d’Antibes, the famous peninsula between Nice and Cannes, and anchor in Port Vauban, the largest marina in the Mediterranean Sea. Overlooked by an ancient stone castle, this marina harbors some of the world’s most opulent yachts. Make your way to Château Grimaldi to visit the Musée Picasso, and then jaunt over to Cannes, where shopping enthusiasts can stroll the high-end boutiques on the mile-long Promenade de la Croisette.

Cannes on a yacht charter itinerary Cote d'Azur

Cannes to Saint-Tropez

Head to the coastal village of Saint-Tropez and anchor-out for a swim on Pampelonne Beach, a gorgeous stretch of golden sand, indigo water,  and the legendary “home of the bikini.”  Venture into the town of Saint-Tropez and enjoy a meal at Alain Ducasse’s Rivea at Byblos Saint Tropez, and shop the fabulous Place des Lices, a lively bazaar where you can find everything from trendy fashions to vintage antiques.

St Tropez by night on a yacht charter itinerary Cote d'Azur

Saint-Tropez to Île de Porquerolles

Tranquility awaits as you cruise across the Gulf of Hyères to Porquerolles, a peaceful, forested island where cars are prohibited and the land is protected from development by strict environmental laws. Tender ashore to Notre-Dame Beach to enjoy a gourmet picnic prepared by your chef, and then head inland for a bike tour through the lavish forested landscape. Enjoy high-end Provençal cuisine at Le Mas du Langoustier.

Poquerolles on a Cote d'Azur yacht charter itinerary

Porquerolles to Îles de Lérins

Cruising around this cluster of four quiet islands near Cannes, you’ll enjoy the view of red-roofed villas covering the lush hillsides of Iles de Lérins. Find a scenic spot to anchor at Sainte Marguerite and head shore to visit the fort made famous in The Man in the Iron Mask. Jaunt over to Saint-Honorat and tour an abbey where Cistercian monks produce a fine white wine. With the intoxicating scents of lavender, eucalyptus, rosemary and wild honeysuckle, these tranquil retreats feel worlds away.

Beach on the Iles de Lérins on a yacht charter itinerary Cote d'Azur

Iles de Lérins to Villefranche

Your voyage to Villefranche-sur-Mer offers a postcard-perfect panorama of the pastel-hued buildings that surround this old-world port. Tender ashore and wander through a labyrinth of narrow, cobblestone streets that slope steeply down towards the Mediterranean. A visit to the hilltop village of Eze offers unmatched views of the coastal town and the stunning harbor below. After a day of exploring, indulge in a romantic meal at La Colombe d’Or in Saint Paul de Vence.

Villefranche alleys on a Cote d'Azur yacht charter itinerary

Villefranche to Monaco

As you cruise back to Monaco, dream of spending the day at the spa, shopping at boutiques, or taking in tourist attractions at the Oceanographic Museum and Aquarium, the Exotic Gardens, or the Prince’s Palace before catching the helicopter to the Nice Côte d’Azur International Airport.

Coast of Monaco on a yacht charter itinerary Cote d'Azur

CÔTE D’AZUR OVERVIEW

TIME ZONE: Central European Summer Time Zone

CURRENCY: Euro

CLIMATE: The climate of France is generally cold in winter and mild in summer, but mild winters and hot summers are usual on the west side of the Mediterranean sea (French riviera) and in the South West of France.

May 63°F / 17°C

June 75°F / 24°C

July 81°F / 27°C

August 81°F / 27°C

September 72°F / 22°C

yachts for charter

AIR
AIR
Cabins: 7
Guests: 12
Length: 265ft 9in / 81m
Price: $988,310
SECRET
SECRET
Cabins: 6
Guests: 12
Length: 270ft 0in / 82.3m
Price: $948,777
O'PTASIA
O'PTASIA
Cabins: 6
Guests: 12
Length: 277ft 11in / 84.7m
Price: $903,597
ELEMENTS
ELEMENTS
Cabins: 12
Guests: 24
Length: 262ft 6in / 80m
Price: $903,597
LADY JORGIA
LADY JORGIA
Cabins: 6
Guests: 12
Length: 242ft 9in / 74m
Price: $903,597
SOARING
SOARING
Cabins: 6
Guests: 12
Length: 223ft 9in / 68.2m
Price: $903,597
TATIANA
TATIANA
Cabins: 6
Guests: 12
Length: 262ft 6in / 80m
Price: $875,360
NAUTILUS
NAUTILUS
Cabins: 6
Guests: 12
Length: 239ft 6in / 73m
Price: $845,993
LA DATCHA
LA DATCHA
Cabins: 6
Guests: 12
Length: 252ft 7in / 77m
Price: $835,828
LAUREN L
LAUREN L
Cabins: 24
Guests: 40
Length: 294ft 11in / 89.9m
Price: $785,000
PLANET NINE
PLANET NINE
Cabins: 6
Guests: 12
Length: 240ft 2in / 73.2m
Price: $734,173
SOLO
SOLO
Cabins: 6
Guests: 12
Length: 236ft 3in / 72m
Price: $734,173
11.11
11.11
Cabins: 6
Guests: 12
Length: 206ft 8in / 63m
Price: $734,173
MOONLIGHT II
MOONLIGHT II
Cabins: 18
Guests: 36
Length: 299ft 10in / 91.4m
Price: $728,525
HORIZONS III
HORIZONS III
Cabins: 5
Guests: 12
Length: 229ft 8in / 70m
Price: $664,144
WHEELS
WHEELS
Cabins: 6
Guests: 12
Length: 249ft 4in / 76m
Price: $655,108
TATOOSH
TATOOSH
Cabins: 6
Guests: 12
Length: 303ft 2in / 92.4m
Price: $650,000
CHRISTINA O
CHRISTINA O
Cabins: 17
Guests: 34
Length: 325ft 2in / 99.1m
Price: $632,518
QUANTUM OF SOLACE
QUANTUM OF SOLACE
Cabins: 6
Guests: 12
Length: 238ft 2in / 72.6m
Price: $632,518
O'MEGA
O'MEGA
Cabins: 14
Guests: 28
Length: 270ft 8in / 82.5m
Price: $621,223
COCOA BEAN
COCOA BEAN
Cabins: 6
Guests: 12
Length: 242ft 9in / 74m
Price: $621,223
SERENITY
SERENITY
Cabins: 15
Guests: 30
Length: 236ft 3in / 72m
Price: $621,223
INVICTUS
INVICTUS
Cabins: 6
Guests: 12
Length: 216ft 6in / 66m
Price: $616,705
TITANIA
TITANIA
Cabins: 6
Guests: 12
Length: 239ft 6in / 73m
Price: $609,928

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