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Experience the most exciting weekends on a French Riviera yacht charter in spring 2024

By Katie Scott   19 January 2024

France beckons for iconic French Riviera yacht charters this spring with a sensational season filled with exciting social and corporate yacht charter events. Promising nothing short of spectacular experiences, the spring calendar for the Cote d'Azur is set to immerse the Mediterranean with glamour, excitement, and sophistication as it hosts some of the most prestigious events of the year.

With extraordinary event yacht charters including the likes of the Formula-E, the Monaco Historic Grand Prix, the Monaco Grand Prix and the renowned Cannes Film Festival, charter guests have a multitude of options to ensure they have unforgettable Mediterranean yacht charters that will leave them wanting to return year after year.

Placing you at the heart of the action with unparalleled and luxurious accommodations, here's a closer look at the events to combine with your forthcoming France yacht charter.

Monaco E-Prix

Monaco E-Prix racers in action on the course
Formula E racer Jean-Eric Vergne spraying champagne and trophy ceremony
Stoffel Vandoorne celebrating win at Monaco E Prix

Kicking off with a one-day racing extravaganza, the Monaco E-Prix yacht charters ignites the racing scene with the 2024 Monaco E-Prix scheduled for 27 April. This 100% electric car race will return to the iconic Circuit de Monaco, turning the principality into a hub of excitement.

Combined with the popular Allianz E Village, an attraction filled with curated brands, merchandise, meet and greet sessions, and a showcase of the ongoing commitment to cleaner technologies and a sustainable future, charter guests merging the E Prix with a Monaco yacht charter can benefit from trackside berths for unbeatable views and a private sanctuary to relax, unwind and enjoy the electrified atmosphere. 

Monaco Historic Grand Prix

Display of Monaco Historic Grand prix race cars along the dockside of Port Hercule
Monaco Historic Grand Prix in action with three racers on the track
Famous statue of First Grand Prix Formula 1 racing car and William Grover as racer.

Travel back in time with a Monaco Historic Grand Prix yacht charter and relive days gone by with an exciting collection of vintage racing cars. Launched in 1997, the 2024 Monaco Historic Grand Prix three-day spectacle, scheduled to run from 10 - 12 May, brings together automotive enthusiasts and racers from across the globe.

With featured cars including pre-war classics to instantly recognizable 1980 models, the racers will navigate the iconic Circuit de Monaco, offering a mesmerizing view from your superyacht in the beautiful Port Hercule. Transformed into an automotive luxury playground, the Monaco Historic Grand Prix is the ideal weekend for a luxury yacht charter vacation.

Monaco Formula One Grand Prix

Close up view of a Formula One racer at the Monaco Grand Prix
Winners of the Monaco Grand Prix posing with their trophies
Lewis Hamilton standing in front of Port Hercule with many chartert yachts berthed

An icon in itself, the 2024 Monaco Grand Prix is scheduled to run from 23 - 26 May and is one of the most prominent fixtures on the Grand Prix schedule. With high-speed action winding through the streets of Monte Carlo, trackside berths in Port Hercules provide the ultimate front-row seat experience for Monaco Grand Prix yacht charters.

Witness the cars speeding past on the track while sipping champagne, far from the crowds but fully immersed in the adrenaline-fuelled atmosphere. As the sun sets on the circuit, numerous parties in Monaco and onboard the visiting crewed yacht charters keep the excitement alive until the early hours.

Cannes Film Festival

Lady in a long red dress on the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival, with paparazzi in the background
A couple pose for paparazzi on the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival
Paparazzi taking photos at the Cannes Film Festival

Descending on the Palais des Festivals from 14 - 25 May, the 2024 Cannes Film Festival will roll out the red carpets for the 77th edition of the prestigious Cannes favorite. Set against the waterfront outside the Carlton Hotel, this renowned event seamlessly blends Hollywood glamour with French chic hospitality.

The epitome of the entertainment industry's events, Cannes Film Festival yacht charter guests can expect exclusive screenings and award ceremonies, along with a plethora of movie stars, film directors, A-listers, and VIPs. Many yachts flock to Cannes' Vieux Port in anticipation of this annual event.

Whether you step aboard for a private movie screening, an after-party, or luxury accommodations, a motor yacht charter during the festival promises an unforgettable experience. If you need a few hours of respite during the 12-day event, consider cruising down the Cote d'Azur to St Tropez for some downtime.

Book your French Riviera events yacht charter

Overview of the coastline along the French Riviera

Booking early is highly recommended to secure the best berths for events yacht charters, and with abundant attractions, South of France yacht charter guests can experience the buzz of an event before relaxing in the authentic Mediterranean backdrop. 

For more inspiration, read our extensive guide to the French Riviera and view some sample French Riviera yacht charter itineraries for ideas on what else to see and do in the region. 

French Riviera yacht charter itineraries

Cannes to Naples (11 days)
Ultimate Luxuries Of The French Coast (7 days)
Summer in Style: The Chic Charms of the French Riviera (8 days)

To secure a luxury superyacht charter for one of these extraordinary French Riviera yacht charter weekends and highly anticipated events, contact a yacht charter broker today for availability and yacht rental costs.


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