Ideal for Summer Season
Relax and unwind as you explore some of the most popular destinations in the Mediterranean. Making your passage through the picturesque scenery, you will encounter historical monuments, famous birthplaces, and highly desirable shopping locations. Begining in Antibes, you will start your journey in the glitz and glamour of the Monte Carlo casino before adventuring to 16th-century fortresses and panoramic beauty spots.
- Day 1
MonacoDistance: 100 nm*
Take your pick of the many stunning restaurants around the harbour and pretty store-lined streets to get your vacation off to a great start.If you are interested in fine dining there are a variety of fo Michelin star restaurants dotted throughout the destination, such as Le Louis XV - Alain Ducasse and Le Restaurant des Rois.
Car fanatics can view The Private Collection Of Antique Cars Of H.S.H. Prince Rainier III, then walk the formula 1 route around the state before meeting up with lady luck at the world-famous Monte Carlo Casino. Whether you love poker, slot machines or blackjack, there’s something with your name on it at this high-end casino.
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- Day 2 & 3
On your first full day on your private yacht charter, cross the border into Italy and visit the beautiful fishing village of Portofino.
Founded by the Romans, this quaint and beautiful location is known for its brightly coloured buildings that line the coast.
If you love shopping, make time to explore the traditional cobbled square of Piazzetta and pick up one or two intricate trinkets from the high end boutiques to take home. The products here are of high quality and make amazing gifts for family and friends.
After eating a freshly caught and prepared seafood lunch at Hotel Splendido, walk over to the 16th century fortress of Castello Brown for an afternoon of culture. Aside from the beauty of the fortress itself, there are some exquisite art exhibitions and a museum to indulge in, as well as taking in the panoramic views of the surrounding area. Alternatively, you and your guests can get into your scuba diving gear and explore the waters surrounding Christ of the Abyss.
Before moving on to your next destination, have some leisure time to enjoy the quiet beach and explore the beauty underneath the water's surface by taking a dive.
- Day 4
Moving on to your next destination, you will visit the commune of Bonifacio in Corsica. Like Portofino, there are some stunning cultural sites to see and explore.
The churches are a warm and welcoming sight which endears all visitors to the area. The architecture and pretty streets take you back in time, making your visit to Corsica unique and memorable.
Bordering the southern coast are some impressive cliffs which take on unusual shapes as a result of erosion from the sea. Moving inland, the mountains compete with the cliffs as they also prove their beauty and inspirational contribution to the stunning environment.
Witnessing both parts of the town, old and new, you can see a large proportion of the area's history and then look upon it from the incredible vantage point from the fortress of Bonifacio.
- Day 5
Considered to be one of the most beautiful islands in the Mediterranean, Budelli Island is a stunning location to relax and enjoy the tranquillity of an almost untouched island.
Located within the boundaries of La Maddalena National Park, the grounds here are in pristine condition, helping the island to live up to its reputation for natural splendor.
After taking a dive into the refreshingly clear waters around the coast take a trip ashore to sink your toes into the pretty pink sand. Picturesque and ideal for holiday photos, these beaches are almost completely vacated making them perfect for a siesta or some quiet time.
- Day 6
Cruising away from the romantic pink beaches of Budelli Island, you will arrive at the high-end location of Porto Cervo.
Known across the globe for being one of the most expensive places in the world to live, this is a location you must see to believe. Treat yourself to a luxurious visit to Petra Sgreta where they will indulge you in a decadent massage experience overlooking the hillsides rolling down the coast. Following your visit, be sure to reserve a table at Blu or Quattro Passi Al Pescatore for a sophisticated meal overlooking the waves.
Anchoring down in the natural port, take a tour of the surrounding area by visiting the premium quality selection of stores, restaurants, and bars. After picking up some gifts for yourself and your family back home, walk the streets of the Sardinian seaside resort to get a feel for Italian life in the most luxurious setting by visiting Billionaire Club.
- Day 7
Cala Di Volpe
Staying on the Italian island of Sardinia, leave Porto Cervo to enjoy the excitement and thrills of the Cala Di Volpe.
After some lunch on the deck of your motor yacht, explore the destination grounds by cruising the coast with your onboard tender, and venture through the effervescent greenery by foot and get lost in the tranquillity of the wilderness.
Later on the day, you will visit Hotel Cala Di Volpe where you will use the resort's amenities such as their golf course and tennis facilities before you dine at their fine restaurant. Before leaving, have a cocktail or two at the bar and enjoy the sublime setting of this immaculate resort.
- Day 8
Starting your journey back towards Corsica, enjoy a day in the sun on the idyllic beaches of Maddalena Island.
Part of the Maddalena archipelago, this island hosts most of the region's population but still maintains a peaceful ambience.
Work up an appetite for lunch by exploring the narrow streets of the old town and the stunning fortifications around the area. La Maddalena has a colourful history with the armed forces of several countries so there is plenty to look at.
There is a highly commercialised area known as the Piazza, which has a prime selection of local stores and cafes to keep your refreshed and entertained. For a scenic evening drink, head to the port side bars for locally sourced wines.
- Day 9
Home to the world famed historical figure, Napoleon Bonaparte, the commune of Ajaccio continues to attract crowds of discerning visitors each year.
The densely populated eastern coastal strip is steeped in history, which is evident as you walk the streets and look at all the architecture.
The picturesque backdrop of the commune invites you to explore the area further by taking walks through the less urbanized areas surrounding the coast. Join the locals for a refreshing drink and watch the world go by as you get a true insight into how the Ajacciens live.
Return to the charter yacht by strolling along the seafront, taking time to visit the lighthouse and see some of the swaying palm trees along the popular beaches.
- Day 10
For the final day of your charter experience soak up the atmosphere and sights of Antibes. Nestled in the popular French Riviera you won't know where to start.
The golden beaches give you a last taste of the Mediterranean before you stay on the land to explore what Antibes has to offer.
If you love culture and history there are several museums to choose from, including the Picasso Museum and the Absinthe Museum. Other enjoyable locations are the various parks which are open to the public all year round. Sit among beautiful flower gardens and make a wish on one of the magical water fountains.
Before leaving Antibes enjoy a taste of some locally produced absinthe while enjoying the live music and friendly company of the locals at establishments such as Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc or Le Figuier de Saint-Esprit.
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*All distances are approximate