Consisting of the Mediterranean coast of Southern France, the French Riviera boasts some of the most glamorous beach resorts, historic seaports, rich history and charming coastal villages in the world. A French Riviera Yacht Charter is one of the world’s must-do in your lifetime.
Monaco is a tiny independent city-state on France’s Mediterranean coastline known for its upscale casinos, restaurants, yacht-lined harbor and prestigious Grand Prix motor race, which runs through Monaco’s streets once a year.The Grand Prix motor race is one of the racing world’s most spectacular events. Monaco is also known for its luxurious nature and beautiful scenery. There is plenty to do and see in this coastal city.
Cannes, a resort town on the French Riviera, is famed for its international film festival. The Cannes Film Festival, hosted annually in May, is one of the town’s most popular events and draws thousands of people, including many celebrities. Its Boulevard de la Croisette, curving along the coast, is lined with sandy beaches, restaurants, upmarket boutiques and luxury hotels. It’s also home to the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès and Allée des Stars.
Saint-Tropez is a coastal town in the French Riviera, in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region of southeastern France. Long popular with artists, the town began to attract wealthy individuals from all over the world in the 1960s and is now well known for its beaches, upscale dining and vibrant nightlife. The cobblestoned La Ponche began as a fishing village, but luxury yachts now outnumber fishing boats in the Vieux Port. This is a testament to the growing popularity of this coastal town.
Porquerolles Island will greet you with its storybook magic! The sweeping white beaches and limestone cliffs frame a sanctuary of oak and pine trees teeming with chirping cicadas. This crescent-shaped island nestles a charming seaside village surrounded by a national park with diverse aquatic flora and fauna, making it truly exceptional. If you wish to explore the island, you can either rent a bicycle or travel by foot.
Both an ancient Greek and Roman fortified town, Antibes originally was the largest town between Italy and Marseille. The elegant and energic main port, Port Vauban, is home to some of the most incredible super yachts in the world. The two most notable landmarks in Antibes are the imposing Fort Carre and Chateau Grimaldi which houses the Picasso Museum.
The village of Villefranche-sur-Mer is a sight to behold, it’s like capturing a perfect real-life oil painting that shows off all the paint-box colors. Marvel at the frescoes of Jean Cocteau in the Chapelle Saint-Pierre or explore the Medieval Village of Eze. Although artists from all over the world call this town home, the heart of Villefranche is that of a small seafaring village
Enjoy a delicious breakfast at anchor before heading out to soak up the sun on Paloma Beach where St Jean Cap Ferrat signifies the classic Riviera glamour. Visit the Rothschild mansion and gardens or follow one of the world’s best coastal paths for spectacular views. The Grand Hotel Cap Ferrat offers fine dining on the terrace restaurant La Veranda, beneath the shade of pine trees while your gaze wonders over the cobalt-blue sea. If you’d prefer something more exciting, dive right in and enjoy any of the outdoor activities available throughout the day. Apart from the delicious cuisine and wine, St Jean Cap Ferrat has amazing streets, parks and museums.
Your last day will be spent back in the magical city of Monaco, enjoy lunch atone of the exquisite restaurants or try your luck at the world-famous Monte Carlo Casino. Explore the old medieval town, home to the Prince’s Palace and the Oceanographic Museum. Stroll through the exotic botanical gardens or shop at designer boutiques. With your new perspective on fashion, art and French cuisine, it’s only a matter of time until your next trip.