The South of France to the Italian Riviera is an endlessly popular cruising ground for luxury yachts and superyachts. The glittering shores, quaint coastal towns and unrivalled array of boutiques, hotels and fine dining restaurants never ceases to impress, with luxury yachts returning to the Med year after year to soak up the relaxed lifestyle and European charm. Although there is no shortage of romantic and luxurious destinations in the French and Italian Rivieras, the endless available choice can at times be overwhelming. We put together a mini-guide containing our top pick of luxury yacht marina stop-offs when sailing the seductive South of France to the dazzling Italian Riviera.
As June approaches, the West Mediterranean becomes an increasingly popular destination for superyachts kicking off their summer season in style. And with a plethora of idyllic seaside towns, cultural hotspots and some of the richest civilisations the world’s coasts have to offer, it is not difficult to see why. We prepared the ultimate luxury yachting guide for the West Mediterranean, to ensure that our readers make the absolute most of everything this beautiful region has to offer.