South of France yacht rental

By far one of the most popular cruising itinerary in the Mediterranean, a south of France yacht rental is a true pleasure of life. Embark on a week yacht rental, embracing the natural beauty and sophistication of the French Riviera.

8-day tour

Provencal coastal villages, stunning white sand beaches, picturesque coves, crystal-clear waters, glamorous lifestyle, fine dining and cultural heritage, the French Riviera embodies the perfect Mediterranean yacht charter destination. A yacht charter holiday is certainly the best way to discover this vibrant coastline and summer hotspot. The French Riviera is one of the most popular yachting destinations and yacht charterers return year after year. This 7-day French Riviera yacht charter will take you to discover the major places of interest in the south of France including the famous resort of St Tropez, Cannes, glamorous Monaco, the stunning islands of Porquerolles and many more. Don’t wait any longer and contact our charter planners to start organising your French Riviera yacht rental.

Suggested itinerary

day 1

Cannes - St Tropez

Join your yacht in Cannes for embarkation scheduled at 12:00pm. Meet your crew, enjoy a welcome drink and settle in on board. The yacht will cruise along the coast towards the Esterel massif. The scenery is absolutely gorgeous with red rocks plunging into azure waters. A delicious lunch prepared by your Chef will be served on board. The afternoon is spent at anchor, relaxing, swimming and playing with the water toys. Late afternoon cruise to the village of St Tropez. Evening and dinner ashore. Night in port or at anchor.

The village of St. Tropez with its beautiful bell tower and charter yachts at anchor in the bay

day 2

St Tropez - Porquerolles

After breakfast, set sail to Cap Taillat. Cap Taillat is a gorgeous anchorage with wild surroundings and where turquoise waters contrast with pine forests. Spend your morning at anchor, relaxing and trying water-based activities. Head to Pampelonne for lunch. Pampelonne is one of the most beautiful beaches on the French Riviera and there are many quality restaurants along the beach. After lunch, return to the yacht and cruise gently to Porquerolles. Dinner ashore on the island. Night in port or at anchor.

The stunning wild yacht anchorage of Cap Taillat near St Tropez

day 3

Porquerolles - Porquerolles

Today is a day of exploration. Take a walk ashore to discover the island – you can also rent a bike. There is plenty to see and do in Porquerolles! Lunch will be served on board at anchor. In the afternoon, cruise along the coast and explore the network of caves. The “Golden Isles” boast stunning coastlines with several bays and the clearest waters. Venture to the Port-Cros National Park located off the island of Port-Cros. This marine park offers a rich biodiversity and snorkeling is very good. Plus, there are lovely anchorages and you will be able to swim, sunbathe and enjoy the water sports equipment of your yacht. Dinner on board. Night at anchor.

Bike rental to discover the island of Porquerolles in the south of France

day 4

Porquerolles - Cannes

After breakfast, set sail towards Cannes. You will stop in Sainte-Maxime and drop anchor off the beach of La Nartelle for a refreshing swim and your lunch. In the afternoon keep cruising and reach Cannes. Spend the rest of your day ashore, walking the famous promenade La Croisette, exploring the old town or maybe doing some shopping. Dinner ashore in one of Cannes’ prestigious restaurants. Night in port or at anchor.

Night view of Cannes with the boulevard de La Croisette and the prestigious Carlton hotel

day 5

Cannes - Antibes

Enjoy a short morning cruise across the bay of Cannes to reach the Lerins Islands. These two islets offer a stunning environment with a typical Mediterranean vegetation. Have a relaxing time on your yacht, swim and snorkel. Lunch is taken ashore on one of the islands. In the afternoon, you can explore the surroundings. Interesting sights include the Abbey of the monks of Lerins, the Royal Fort and the Museum of the sea. Possible options for a second anchorage include Billionaires' Bay and La Garoupe. Later you will cruise round the cap to reach Antibes. The evening is spent ashore discovering the pretty old town and dining in a restaurant. Night in port or at anchor.

The abbey of the monks of Lιrins and its vegetation on the island Saint-Honorat in the bay of Cannes

day 6

Antibes - Monaco

After breakfast, head towards Monaco. The yacht will anchor in the pretty bay of La Mala for a morning of water-based activities. Lunch ashore in a beach restaurant. Reach Monaco in the afternoon and go ashore to explore. We recommend you start your visits with Monaco's historic part "Le Rocher", where you can see the Prince's Palace, the Cathedral and the Saint-Martin gardens overlooking the sea. The rest of the day is spent in the modern Monaco soaking up the sophisticated atmosphere, doing some shopping or maybe enjoying a spa treatment at one the best spas on the coast. In the evening, try your luck at the Casino and dine in a prestigious restaurant. If you like a good night out, Monaco has a vibrant nightlife! Night in port or at anchor.

The prestigious Belle Ιpoque style casino in Monaco

day 7

Monaco - Villefranche

Leave Monaco for the picturesque bay of Villefranche-sur-mer. The last day on board is spent relaxing and enjoying the water toys of your yacht. Alternatively, you can visit the medieval village of Eze and/or the stunning Villa Ephrussi de Rotschild and its gardens. The village of Villefranche-sur-mer is also pretty and worth a visit. Both lunch and dinner will be prepared by your Chef and served on board. Night at anchor.

The bay of Villefranche-sur-mer on the French Riviera with a few yachts at anchor

day 8

Villefranche - Cannes

Wake up at anchor and enjoy a morning dip. A farewell brunch will be served on board. Cruise back to Cannes for disembarkation scheduled at 12:00pm.

A bay near Beaulieu-sur-mer, a dream anchorage for a yacht charter around Monaco

Selection of yachts available for this tour

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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