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French Riviera Yacht Charters

Explore the Mediterranean: French Riviera Yacht Charters

Experience one of the French Riviera Yacht Charters in this stunning area. Not only does it have beautiful landscapes, but it also has a warm climate during the summer with sun-bleached beaches, clear waters, and tranquil islands. Exploring the French Mediterranean includes many unique destinations.

These include Monaco, Cannes, Corsica, St.Tropez, Nice, and Antibes. The French Riviera offers a combination of onshore and on-the-water experiences.

Sightseeing and Activities in Monaco

Monaco is undoubtedly one of the world’s most popular and exclusive countries. Here you’ll find Monte Carlo, the playground of choice for the famous and wealthy.

Attractions at a glance:

  • Oceanographic Museum of Monaco. A museum devoted to marine sciences in Monaco-Ville, Monaco. It is the headquarters of the Mediterranean Science Commission. The building is part of the Institut Oceanographique, which is dedicated to sharing oceanographic knowledge.
  • Monte Carlo Harbor. Go to the Casino, eat barbagiuans (a traditional pastry) at the Condamine Market, and walk along the Chemin des Sculptures.
  • Japanese Gardens. A Zen-style compact garden that harmoniously combines stone, water, and vegetation.
  • Casino Square. An enjoyable park area surrounded by Belle Époque architecture, chic hotels, and glamorous casinos.
  • Vieux Monaco. This museum displays objects telling the story of Monaco’s heritage. It includes ceramics, paintings, furniture, costumes, and scenes of earlier life.
  • Saint Nicholas Cathedral. Monaco’s most important religious building is dedicated to the Virgin Mary. It is located atop the Rock of Monaco.
  • Place du Palais. “The Prince’s Palace” is lined with batteries of canons cast during the reign of Louis XIV. The palace offers a unique panoramic view overlooking Port and Monte-Carlo, Fontvieille, and Cap d’Ail.
  • Larvotto Beach
  • Le Jardin Japonais

Sightseeing and Activities in Cannes

Glamorous Cannes hosts the annual film festival in M, and celebrities worldwide attend. Throughout the rest of the year, there is still lots to see and do here. You will undoubtedly want to bring your walking shoes as many areas are best visited on foot.

Attractions at glance:

  • Boulevard de la Croisette
  • Old Town
  • Festival de Cannes (Film Festival) in May
  • Palais des Festivals et des Congres
  • Public Beaches
  • Notre-Dame de l’Espérance
  • Private Beaches
  • Vieux Port
  • La Californie
  • La Malmaison Museum
  • The annual Cannes Yacht Festival.

Sightseeing and Activities in Antibes | French Riviera Yacht Charters

Antibes has a relaxed, beach-like atmosphere where superyachts dock and colorful markets abound. Once home to the Spanish painter Pablo Picasso, Antibes still attracts the famous worldwide.

Attractions at a glance:

  • Vieil Antibes (Old Town)
  • Musée Picasso
  • Jazz à Juan Festival
  • Fort Carré
  • Chapel Saint-Bernardin
  • Nomade at the Bastion Saint-Jaume
  • Archaeology Museum
  • Villa Thuret Botanic Gardens.

Sightseeing and Activities in St. Tropez | French Riviera

St. Tropez on the French Riviera was a military stronghold and fishing village till the beginning of the 20th century. Since Bridgette Bardot made the area famous, it has become a globally well-known seaside resort. Since St. Tropez is marked by designer boutiques, luxury yachts, and celebrities, be sure to bring your camera.

Attractions at a glance:

  • Old Town
  • Old Port
  • Citadel
  • Place des Lices
  • Butterfly Museum
  • Scenic Seaside Path

Sightseeing and Activities in Nice, French Riviera

Nice is a vibrant open-air city with many museums and sidewalk cafes. It is a beautiful place to visit on your French Riviera Yacht Charter.

Attractions at a glance on the French Riviera

  • Promenade des Anglais
  • Matisse Museum
  • Picasso Museum
  • Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild.

Sightseeing and Activities in Corsica

Corsica reigns over the French Mediterranean Sea, just 200 kilometers from the Côte-d’Azur. The landscapes, the monuments, and the beaches of Corsica make it the ideal destination for relaxing, walking, and exploring.

Attractions at a glance:

  • Calanche Cliffs
  • Bonifacio Citadel
  • Nature Reserve of Scandola
  • Tamaricciu Beach
  • Santa Giulia Beach
  • Aiguilles de Bavella
  • Figuri Beach

Yacht Types for French Riviera

A selection of crewed motor yachts, sailing catamarans, a few power catamarans, and sailboats are available for charter. Late May into October is the best time to charter in the French Riviera. However, it is hectic on land and water during July and August.

For French Riviera Yacht Charters, we recommend six to nine months of planning to secure your ideal yacht.