Italian Riviera yacht charter

Experience the best Italy has to offer during your Italian Riviera yacht rental taking in some of the country's nicest architecture, gastronomy and culture. Visit the enchanting Cinque Terre and cruise to the exclusive marina of Portofino during your Liguria yacht charter.

5-day tour

Nestled between the Mediterranean and the Alps, the Italian Riviera is a popular holiday destination. Defined by its colourful coastline and laid-back charm, the Italian Riviera attracts more and more tourists every year. This Italian Riviera yacht charter tour will give you the opportunity to discover Portofino as well as the stunning Cinque Terre National Park. Once a quiet fishing village, Portofino has turned into the most famous and luxurious seaside resort on the Italian Riviera. The colourful marina gets very busy in the height of the summer. Portofino is just a few nautical miles away from the picturesque Cinque Terre – beautiful coastal villages carved out of the rock along a steep terraced-vineyard coastline. The Italian cruising area is renowned for its intense beauty as well as for the hiking trails that connect the villages and the excellent gastronomy. Our yacht charter specialists will recommend the best itinerary based on your preferences so that you can make the most of your Italian Riviera yacht rental.

Suggested itinerary

day 1

X Port - Portofino

Join your yacht in your preferred port for embarkation scheduled at 12:00pm. Set sail for a long cruise to Portofino. Lunch is taken underway. Arrive in Portofino in the evening. Once a fishing village, Portofino has turned into a luxurious seaside resort. The “Pearl of the Riviera” offers stunning surroundings with pastel-coloured houses and the prettiest marina. Portofino has excellent shopping as well as restaurants. Evening and dinner ashore. Night in port or at anchor.

View of Portofino fishing village with its marina and its yachts on the Ligurian Riviera in Italy

day 2

Portofino - Portofino

After breakfast, the yacht will cruise round and anchor in a lovely secluded bay so you can enjoy some relaxation, swim and play with the water sports equipment of your yacht. Lunch on board. In the afternoon you can visit the neighbouring villages of Rapallo or Santa Margherita. Late afternoon cruise back to Portofino for some further exploration. You can also enjoy drinks on the superb terrace of the Splendido Hotel overlooking the picturesque marina. Dinner ashore or on board depending on your preferences. Night in port or at anchor.

Santa Margherita Ligure on the Italian Riviera near Portofino

day 3

Portofino - Portovenere

The yacht will leave early in the morning. This is a day of gentle cruising along this absolutely stunning coastline. You will stop to explore the 5 tiny villages in the Cinque Terre national park: Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza and Monterosso. Each village has its very own character and charm. Tender ashore, stroll around the gorgeous winding streets and try the delicious Ligurian cuisine for your lunch. Then head to Portovenere, a picturesque seaside village, for the rest of the day. Evening and dinner ashore. You can check the San Pietro church located on a steep cliff. Night in port or at anchor.

The colourful village of Manarola in the Cinque Terre National Park on the Italian Riviera

day 4

Portovenere - Monaco

Following breakfast, your yacht will do the crossing back towards the south of France. Lunch is taken underway. Arrive mid-afternoon and enjoy a refreshing swim in a secluded cove before heading to Monaco. Spend some time ashore exploring. Must-sees include the Casino, the Grimaldi Palace and the botanical gardens. Evening and dinner ashore to taste Monaco’s sophisticated atmosphere. Party enthusiasts can enjoy a festive evening! Night in port or at anchor.

Night view of the Casino square in Monaco with the prestigious Hotel de Paris

day 5

Monaco - X Port

Wake up anchored off the lush green Cap Ferrat peninsula. This is the perfect stop to enjoy your last swim in beautiful turquoise waters. A farewell brunch will be served on board. Cruise back to your preferred port for disembarkation scheduled at 12:00pm.

A nice yacht anchorage in Beaulieu-sur-mer near Monaco


Upgrade your yacht charter with extras when you book with us.

  • Restaurant booking
  • Catering options
  • Extra staff including private chefs
  • Jet-ski rendez-vous or any water toys activity
  • Cultural guided tours
  • Special celebration onboard
  • Transport services