Ideal for Summer Season
The picturesque towns and villages dotted along the slender curve of the French Riviera have long been legendary luxury yacht charter destinations. From sun-drenched beaches and winding vineyards to world-class restaurants and designer bars, this celebrated coastline is infinite in its appeal to those looking to savour the decadent flavours of the French Riviera.
- Day 1
MonacoDistance: 5 nm*
Start your French Riviera yacht charter by spending a dazzling afternoon exploring Monaco’s many attractions, including the exclusive Monte-Carlo Beach Club, Monte-Carlo Bay, the spectacular Prince’s Palace and an array of museums.
After visiting these spectacular attractions, you can benefit from stopping off at one of the many cafes and restaurant to sample some of the fine wine produced in the region. Rare white blends are very popular in Monaco, boasting rich and complex flavours perfect for those with a well-versed pallet.
For a truly decadent dining experience, reserve a table at Le Louis XV - Alain Ducasse where the Michelin star cuisine paired with the house vins will give you the very first taste of what you can expect in the following days.
- Day 2
St Jean-Cap-FerratDistance: 10 nm*
Set out on an early morning cruise to St Jean-Cap-Ferrat, enjoying a delicious breakfast at anchor and sunbathing on the secluded Paloma Beach.
In the afternoon you will be given the opportunity to visit tourists sites such as Villa Kerylos or Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild, followed by a trip to Villefranche's La Mère Germaine where you will sample the famous Bouillabaise accompanied by the region's staple Cotes du Rhone or Cabernet Sauvignon.
- Day 3
Villefranche-sur-Mer & AntibesDistance: 10 nm*
In the morning you will head to the picturesque village of Villefranche-sur-Mer where you can marvel at the frescoes of Jean Cocteau in the Chapelle Saint-Pierre and explore the Medieval Village of Eze.
By early afternoon you will cruise to Antibes to enjoy a sumptuous lunch from one of the many renowned restaurants that dot the location. Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc serves gastronomic excellence with stand out dishes such as their duck foie gras guaranteeing you a delectable meal to set you off for the rest of your evening.
For supper, you can expect a variety of restaurants and cafe's to dine at, but we recommend Le Figuier de Saint-Esprit if you wish to tantalize your tastebuds with an indulgent three-course meal accompanied by vintage wines from the likes of Château Latour and Château Rayas.
- Day 4
Cannes & Les Iles de LérinsDistance: 25 nm*
On this day you will be travelling to Cannes for a tranquil and relaxing stop in one of the world's most famous locations.
Spend the morning in Les Iles de Lérins, enjoying watersports in the beautifully clear waters, followed by an exploration of the abbey buildings of Saint-Honorat. The monks who reside there are responsible for cultivating the vineyards and producing rich bodied wine using ancient methods. This unmissable attraction is a perfect way to spend your afternoon while overlooking hillsides rolling down towards Cannes.
In the evening you will explore the boutique promenade before returning to your superyacht. However, the glistening lights lining the coast will surely entice you to stay longer for a nightcap at some buzzing restaurants and cafes. L'Oasis offers a luxurious setting overlooking the Bay of Cannes and presents a romantic end to your packed day.
- Day 5
St TropezDistance: 35 nm*
Step ashore for the famous Place Des Lices Market where you can expect to find local delicacies such as the day's fresh catches and family-run stalls vending their trademark wines.
Following the mid-afternoon exploration, you will cruise to glittering St Tropez for an evening in the beautiful port, dining at popular establishments such as Clubb 55. There you can try Chateau Minuty's refreshing and refined rosé cultivated and made locally just north of your destination.
As you celebrate further into the evening you can expect many bars and nightclubs to keep you entertained before returning you your motor yacht. Les Caves du Roy provides an exclusive environment offering you and your guests space and privacy to enjoy the sophisticated atmosphere while sharing a bottle of Château des Marres.
- Day 6
PorquerollesDistance: 70 nm*
Take a morning cruise to the exclusive island of Porquerolles.
You will spend your day unwinding on the beach before venturing inland where you can breeze through the cobblestone streets, mingle with locals, and do your last bit of souvenir shopping.
End your day with a delicious dinner at the Michelin-starred restaurant l’Olivier in le Mas du Langoustier, while you overlook the sunset from the terrace and take in the scenic and unmarked beauty of your surroundings, accompanied by a crisp glass of Chablis.
- Day 7
Return to MonacoDistance: 5 nm*
Get breakfast in Porquerolles before cruising back to Monaco.
On this day you will return to Monaco where you will be given the opportunity to revisit the attractions and restaurants you went to on your first day. Or perhaps you would like to venture to other hotspots such as the Oceanographic Museum or see the vintage collection Of Antique Cars Of H.S.H. Prince Rainier III. Following your busy afternoon, a table will be waiting for you at La Marée Monaco, where you can get yet another authentic French meal accompanied by local wines.
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- Day 8
Disembark in Menton
On the last day of your luxury yacht charter, you will glide from Monaco to Menton for a decadent finale to your charter.
After a last-minute exploration of Monaco, you will be transported east towards Menton, a city sheltered by the towering Maritime Alps and famed for its breathtaking beaches and evergreen gardens. Spend the afternoon overlooking the coast from boutique cafes, or explore The Val Rahmeh Exotic Garden and take in the natural beauty around you.
As evening draws nearer you will make your way to the three Michelin star restaurant, Mirazur. Referred to as the World's Number One Restaurant, this gastronomically respected establishment will provide you with a decadent selection of fresh and colourful gourmet meals, as well as an incredible selection of wines from every corner of the globe. You and your guests will dine here as you reflect on the memories you have made in the French Riviera, concluding your luxury charter.
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*All distances are approximate