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Rent a yacht for a holiday in France

Close your eyes and imagine that you have just stepped onboard your charter yacht and you’re ready to discover the turquoise coast of France. Beautiful, fancy & trendy St. Tropez, Cannes, Nice are waiting for you, as well as dozens of picturesque harbours, coves, sandy beaches, and fantastic landscape. France has it all for adventurous travellers - enchanting sea waters, azure coves, exquisite food, warm hospitality and a feeling of a never-ending holiday.

France is the birthplace of sophisticated culture. A lot of cities offer an incredible atmosphere of medieval and modern architecture. Every year, the country is visited by millions of tourists from all around the world. And many of them choose to rent a yacht in the South of France and sail along the coast from one town to another in comfort.

Whether you choose to hire a yacht and stay in Monaco, St. Tropez, or travel to Corsica, you’re guaranteed to enjoy the incredible scenery and enchanting views that will gift you with life-long memories of the trip.

Yacht Charter France

Why rent a yacht in France?

If you’re searching for the best vacation of a lifetime, the French Riviera is your place to go. It hosts the brightest “gems” of the Mediterranean coast. Talented writers appreciated “the alluring magic of the South” in their artwork.

There are just a few reasons why you should rent a yacht in France and discover the Côte d’Azur from the deck of a crewed boat:

  • The Côte d’Azur is the embodiment of luxury and wealth. Wherever you go, you see and feel a fashionable and trendy atmosphere, splendour and opulence. Travellers have a chance to visit one of the most exciting events in the world - the Monaco Yacht Show, the Nice Jazz Festival and Carnival, the Formula 1 Grand Prix in Monaco, the Monte Carlo Tennis Tournament and many more.
  • A yacht charter holiday in France allows discovering this country from a new side. In off-season months, you can also stay on a yacht, and during the trip, you can go onshore and play golf, visit nightclubs or stroll along the promenade in Nice.
  • Active sports. While having a yachting holiday, it’s possible to stay active, for example, to do water sports, go onshore for a guided tour, or enjoy a segway ride.
  • If you enjoy atmospheric and aesthetic places, we recommend to have a walk in one of the many old neighbourhoods of French little towns and villages or enjoying the panoramic views while dining in a restaurant.
  • All the towns of the Côte d’Azur are only a few minutes away from each other when you travel with a yacht. This face opens up almost endless possibilities for tourism. You can choose a beautiful yachting itinerary in France based on your preferences.
  • Many travellers enjoy a more simple vacation - water sports, swimming in the quiet bays and crystal clear waters while staying away from crowded places.
  • Enjoy the incredible culture of France, its history, music and art of this region.
  • France can easily boast of so many sunny days during the year that it’s even possible to charter a yacht here all year round.
  • Picturesque beaches and clear waters will help your body and mind to feel relaxed and happy.
  • Local cuisine offers real culinary masterpieces, which you should try.

The French coast is a paradise for those who want to try something unusual. The beauty of the French Riviera strikes with its splendour and rich life.

Interesting places in South of France

The Cote d’Azur is a unique place offering to its visitors the most interesting and exciting adventures. It is also an ideal place for sailing thanks to the weather conditions in the region.
The French Riviera stretches for 300 kilometres long. The coast is wrapped in cozy bays hidden in the Alpine cliffs. The well-appointed marinas are only a few minutes of driving from each other.

The most famous places to visit are St. Tropez, Monaco, Nice and Cannes. Each of these towns had its own unique colour and attractions. If you are tired of the busy crowded places, you can travel to Corsica with a yacht. It is a place with amazing wildlife, which has been preserved in its original form.

Delicious French food

French national cuisine is famous for its sophistication, bold flavor combinations and incredible variety. Almost any dish is served with a unique sauce allowing the original flavor and aroma of the food to be revealed as much as possible.

Traditional cuisine is usually comprised of simple ingredients that are used to create true gastronomic masterpieces. Various kinds of fish, shrimps and lobsters, a great variety of meat dishes – all this impresses the imagination and taste of the most sophisticated culinary connoisseurs. Delicious French cheese has become famous all over the world, so you should absolutely try different kinds.

Top French meals you should try:

  • Croissant is a common French treat, served as a crispy bun with a variety of fillings;

  • Snails in garlic sauce is a unique, spicy meal that is definitely worth tasting;

  • Foie gras is a goose liver pâté. It is difficult to prepare, but its taste is worth it;

  • Ratatouille is a well-known vegetable stew made of eggplant, zucchini, and peppers;

  • Fondue is cooked on an open fire in a special dish for the taste to be more special;

  • Onion soup is cooked in onion broth with croutons and cheese;

  • Crème brûlée is a delicate and tasty dessert, and the real taste of it can only be found in France.

The simple and refined cuisine of France never stops impressing tourists from all over the world.

Weather in the South of France

The climate at the Mediterranean coast is almost always mild and pleasant. Even in winter, the temperature rarely drops below +10 degrees, so the region is ideal for chartering a yacht in France any time of the year.

The most popular period for a yachting vacation is between July and August. In summer, it rarely rains at the Cote d’Azur. Winds are not strong, and the summer breeze is nice and pleasant.

Top places to visit in the South of France during a yacht charter journey?

  • St. Tropez Art Gallery hosts incredible paintings by international avant-garde artists. Definitely, a worthwhile place to visit.
  • Interesting sculptures, houses and alleys of St. Tropez attract you with their antiquity. The spirit of the medieval culture of France is preserved here.
  • The Old Port and Town Hall in Cannes. Charming and cozy places.
  • The originally painted streets, tiny coffee shops and the smell of the sea on the coast in Cannes is a unique place for evening walks.
  • Opera in Nice. We highly recommend visiting it at least during your visit. Authentic French opera offers a vivid experience.
  • The Church of St. Joan of Arc in Nice. This place is filled with many mysteries and riddles.
  • Marina Port Grimaud. It is the largest marina, which can host over 1000 yachts.
  • Picturesque rocks and cliffs of Corsica - the best solution to escape from everyday life.
  • Monte Carlo is waiting for you to open the doors of its world-famous casino.

France is a perfect country for yachting. A fabulous voyage will gift you with the brightest and warmest memories.

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