Port Vauban, Antibes
31 May - 4 Jun 2017
Welcoming a selection of the world’s most beautiful classic yachts to the French Riviera each year, Les Voiles d’Antibes will return in 2017 from 31st May to 4th June.
Marking the start of the Mediterranean circuit for traditional sailing yachts, Les Voiles d’Antibes brings to life the Old Town of Antibes and its surrounding waters with five days of spectacular racing, cocktail parties, parades and general conviviality.
Descending in and around the charming Port Vauban, the 19th century classic yachts in attendance will include those from the époque, classic and spirit traditions, as well as other vintage racing yachts preserving the by-gone era of sailing.
Among the racing taking place is the first stage of the Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge, which always creates thrilling entertainment for the on-shore spectators, and winners will be presented with their prizes at a closing ceremony on the final day of the event.
Les Voiles d’Antibes brings to life the Old Town of Antibes and its surrounding waters with five days of spectacular racing
LOCAL DESTINATION INFORMATION
Fragrant, flower-filled cobblestone streets sprawl out from the bustling central market place whilst enviable walled mansions are hidden amid dense pines, no wonder Picasso once called Antibes his home. Remaining one of the most enchanting and romantic old towns on the Côte d’Azur, its medieval towers, pastel hued houses and glorious beaches paint a captivating picture on the Mediterranean coastline.
One of the most high profile locations for yacht charter, the French Riviera is the ultimate destination to see and be seen. With spectacular coastlines, stunning beaches and exquisite cuisine, the French Riviera exudes sophistication, offering a variety of indulgent attractions which lures visitors back time and again.