The French Riviera (also known as the Côte d’Azur) is about 885 kms of pristine coastline, dotted with some of the most beautiful destinations on the planet. Known not only for it’s exquisite blue waters, but also its glorious climate, the French Riviera enjoys about 300 days of sunshine per year. A French Riviera yacht charter is one of the most in-demand luxury vacations for good reason. See our top 5 favourite picks for places to see on the Azure Coast.
One of the hottest destinations on the Riviera, St Tropez draws jet-setters, celebs, and the ultra-wealthy. St Tropez’s almost mystical allure has been charming people for centuries. Famous for beach clubs, boutiques, and the beautiful people, St Tropez is a place to see, and be seen.
Boasting some of the most expensive real estate in the world, Monaco is a hub for the super-rich. One in three people in Monaco are millionaires, and despite her appearances, this is not a quiet seaside town. Monaco roars to life with the sound of supercars and formula one motors.
The warmest place on the French Riviera, Menton is known as a resort destination. The town is a marriage of mountain and ocean with stunning views wherever you cast your gaze. The ancient architecture, art museums and velvet beaches make this our go-to destination for families. This is just one of the world famous destinations you can expect to see on your French Riviera yacht charter.
Èze is a medieval town perched 425 meters above sea level. The climb to the top is well worth it for the views alone but this quiet hamlet has so much more to offer. The town is beautifully connected to the surrounding nature. Èze features a botanical garden dedicated to Mediterranean shrubs, succulents and cacti. Visitors can also challenge themselves to hike up to the village from sea level along Nietzche’s Footpaths.
Red carpets, white sands and golden sunsets await you at Cannes. With 11 o’clock sunsets in Summer, Cannes where the glamour of the big screen meets reality. This West Mediterranean jewel is home to the Cannes International Film Festival and has a decades long love affair with evening gowns, cocktails and celebrity.