Italian East CoastEast Mediterranean
The ancient towns and villages of the Italian East Coast showcase a different side of Italy. With a vast coastline grazing jeweled crystalline waters with ancient cities, it proves to be one of the most breathtaking passages on your Mediterranean journey.
Italy's Adriatic Coast is the second face of the region's gleaming coin. From the romance of Venice, a place of Venetian history as well as the founders of the famous Belini cocktail, to picture perfect Trieste. These palazzo filled jewels of the East capture Italy's most illuminating past, and remains as quaint today as ever before.
There is only one fairytale setting when it comes to the Italian East Coast; Venice. Its romantic canals, Renaissance palaces and truffle coloured walls offer a bygone beauty perfect for superyacht travellers. The central square, Piazza San Marco, contains St. Mark’s Basilica, which is tiled with Byzantine mosaics, and is an must-see along your journey. Whether taking a gondola along the emerald watered canals, or dining al fresco at its many marvelling eateries, Venice's magic comes alive at every corner, reminding visitors the East Coast is a diamond to be discovered.
The off-grid towns of Italy's East Coast showcases a less documented but equally as enticing set of destinations. Rimini, one of Italy’s most sought after resort towns with a 15-kilometre stretch of diamond-white sands, is a hidden gem of the Adriatic. History lovers can soak up the soul of the region by visiting the Malatestiano Temple, a 15th-century reconstruction of an old Franciscan church. However, for those seeking an ancient city full of surprises there is Urbino. Known for its 15th-century Palazzo Ducale and neoclassical cathedral the Museo Diocesano Albani, it baosts religious artifacts dating back to the 13th century. Hop off your superyacht and into a unique medieval port city of Trieste, perfect for marvelling at its ancient walls.