Sailing Vacation in France
Yachtcharter & Luxury Yacht Charter
Discover the French Reviera, the Gulf of Lion and the the Côte d’Azur.
Regardless of whether you choose a bareboat charter, aluxury crewed charter for one of the famous events and festivals, or you choose just to discover the coastline from Monaco to St. Tropez – this is the Côte d’Azur at its finest.
The French Riviera is the world’s most popular luxury charter destination; well known as a playground for the rich and famous. The French Rivera and Côte d’Azur boast a beautifully dynamic and vibrant coastline, natural beauty, stunning landscapes, tranquil islands and glamorous ports including Antibes, Cannes, Nice, St. Tropez and Monte Carlo. Discover and enjoy the quintessential French cities for exclusive shopping, fine-dining, nightlife and regular stunning fireworks displays on the beachfronts. Perhaps participate in the Events and festivals taking place along the Côte d’Azur every year, including the Monaco Grand Prix, the Cannes Film Festival, Music Festival, the Cannes Lions or the legendary MIPIM.
Explore the French Riviera and the Côte d’Azur with the tailor-made yacht charter of your dreams.
For many years, we have been sailing in these amazing and exclusive destinations in the South of France along the French Riviera and the Côte d’Azur. Our many repeat customers and sailing enthusiasts confirm their popularity.
Our hand-selected portfolio offers the very best charter yachts in the French Riviera and Côte d’Azur. Whether you prefer to charter a monohull or catamaran bareboat, skippered or fully crewed luxury yacht or motor yacht, we give you the opportunity to discover islands, bays, deserted shores, and beaches, in a way that land-based vacations can never compare. The French Riviera and the Côte d’Azur provide various charter types and the best sailing conditions for all levels of skipper.
The south coast of France between Meton and Marseille is a fantastic sailing route that guarantees sunbathers on famous palm-lined beaches, anchorage in romantic coves of islands, fascinating landscapes, interesting cities, dreamy harbours and French cuisine as well as exquisite gourmet restaurants when anchored in Antibes, St.Tropez, Nice, Cannes, Menton or Monte Carlo. Experience the flair of the Cote d’Azur aboard a sailing yacht. The Côte d’Azur is a sailing repertoire as it could not be more opposing. Decide whether you prefer a trip away from the hustle and bustle, with picturesque, romantic bays, crystal clear waters and beautiful nature, or you want to experience the vibrant life on the Côte d’Azur.
One of our starting ports is Port Pin Roland. Here, you will find everything from fashionable Monte Carlo, trendy jet-set hot spots of high society and dreamy coves with super anchorages away from the active life of the Côte d’Azur. Experience the uniqueness, diversity, and beauty of this sailing adventure.
In the east, you can sail to the legendary port cities like Cannes with the charming islands of Iles d’Or (Hyères), Ile de Porquerolles and Ile de Port Cros to Nice and St. Tropez. In the west, you can explore the area through Marseille to the Calanques. Beautiful nature, super sandy beaches, and excellent marinas await you.
Past the palm-lined promenades and coastline, the land rises into gentle, tree-lined hills, then into the rocky cliffs and gorges that mark the start of the Maritime Alps with their panorama of over 3000 meter high mountains in the background.
Saint Tropez is a beautiful little Provençal town, but hardly typical. There are many small streets, cafes, brasseries, bistros, small boutiques, artisan shops and souvenir shops. Although barely 7,000 people live in the small town of Saint Tropez, it is one of the most famous places in the Côte d’Azur. Saint-Tropez is also the capital of show business, a trendy place that is very popular. The city is one of the most famous cities in the world and is an unavoidable and popular meeting place for the international jet-set, celebrities, writers, and artists. In the harbor of the city, wealthy people from all over the world anchor with their yachts. Anyone who does not come to the city by boat will most likely bring his luxury sports car or Harley. Nevertheless, Saint-Tropez captivates with its simplicity and its rustic traditional appearance.
Antibes is one of the largest and oldest cities on the Côte d’Azur, where the present meets the past. At the southwestern end of the Baie des Anges, the peninsula rises several kilometers into the sea. Small fantastic bays and endless sandy beaches exist here. The Plateau del Garoupe offers an unforgettable view over the Baie des Anges. To the west is the view to Cannes and the peninsula of Saint-Tropez, while the east directs to Cap Ferrat and Nice.
On the way from the port to the old town, you can see the impressive city wall from past times. This beautiful old town with the alleyways spills an enchanting French charm, where tradition and modern luxury are closely linked. A shopping trip to the Provencal market should not be missed. Antibes offers many cultural and musical attractions, museums, and events. Here, you will find the Marineland d’Antibes, an attractive sea water aquarium that offers great insights into the underwater world. The Harbor is right in the center. Numerous restaurants, brasseries, and cafés invite you to watch the vibrant life in the harbor. Next to the old port is Port Vauban, the largest marina of the Côte d’Azur, where the megayachts linger or bunk.
Cannes: Cannes has a reputation for glamour and sophistication and is a renowned seaside resort and harbor town where luxury yachts from all over the world drop their anchor. Cannes is known throughout the world thanks to its International Film Festival, it is the Capital of cinema, city of stars and luxury. The International Film Festival is one of the most important film festivals in the world. Every year in May, the already glamorous French Côte d’Azur exudes, even more, splendor. During the Cannes Film Festival, Cannes is the film industry’s eye-catcher and attracts stars from all over the world. The town offers a wide variety of tourist and cultural activities. Its history gives it a characteristic identity. You can see elaborate architecture, and there are mysteries too, such as the man in the iron mask.
Many other festivals punctuate life in the town, whether this be the MIDEM or the MIPCAM, which are significant events for music and television professionals.
The City hosts also the the Cannes Yachting Festival which is Europe’s leading in-water boat show, the Cannes Shopping Festival, the International Dance Festival, The International Games Festival, the Pantiero festival, the International Pyrotechnic Art Festival, and several others
The Rue d’Antibes is the main shopping street in Cannes and parallel you find the La Croisette, home to all sorts of boutiques. The town also has several markets. Forville Market is famous and offers all kinds of fresh high-quality products where the best cooks seek out the best ingredients. Cannes has several museums, which are interesting to visit.
Cannes is well known for fine dining, there are many restaurants for all tastes and budgets. Don’t miss the little road which leads up to Le Suquet with several nice choices and a charming atmosphere.After hours, there are plenty of night time options and
also three casinos for gambling enthusiasts.
Just opposite the harbour a few miles away, the islands îles de Lérins (Lérins Islands) are located. The first and largest island is “île Sainte Marguerite”. It is home to Fort Royal, a real fortress dating back to the Middle Ages. There is also a little chapel and above all, a prison. This historic building is renowned for having housed a prestigious inmate: the man in the iron mask. The rest of the building accommodates the Musée de la Mer .
The second island, “île Saint Honorat” is home to a community of Cistercian monks in the Lérins Abbey. Visitors may attend some services and discover the products made by the monks. Another place to see: the fortified monastery. Built in the Eleventh Century, this historic building is an excellent example of the architecture of the Middle Ages.
Monaco – Monte Carlo: The Principality of Monaco is a magical name that includes a universe of dreams and prestige. Monte Carlo has a unique, breathtaking location amidst mountains and sea. In the center of the city is Port Hercules, one of the most famous ports, anchoring some of the largest yachts in the world. Monte Carlo is also known for exciting Formula 1 races, sporting events, events, the international boat show of the Megayachts and many cultural events. Enjoy a relaxing morning walk to Boulevard Condamine to shop at the market and then start the day in a small street café with a delicious French breakfast. Let yourself be captivated by the mundane charm of Monte Carlo. Monaco, with its casinos, the grand opera house, the Grimaldi Palace, as well as the extreme density of noble residences and the numerous luxury yachts, impresses itself as a playground for the wealthy and beautiful. Stroll through the medieval old town streets and enjoy the culinary specialties in one of the numerous top restaurants overlooking Port Hercules.