French Riviera known in French as Côte d'Azur, is the Mediterranean coastline of France. The French Mediterranean coast is the favourite playground for cruisers. Paradise of boat rentals, there is something for everyone: conventional yachts, catamarans, luxury yachts, sailboats, day boats... You will no doubt find the ideal yacht to navigate on according to your desires and budget. The main bases are Hyères, Toulon, Bandol, Marseilles, Monaco and Cannes famous for it's casino gambling games and for it's Cinema festival. ...more information
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The Mediterranean Sea is the first tourist destination in the world. It is located in the middle of land with a area of more than 2 million km². Navigation in Mediterranean offers a splendid landscape for recreational boaters . It is particularly possible to admire countless villas belonging to large stars and maybe see your futur aquisition!. For that do not hesitate to consult the offers of our partner Agency The Galère: Real Estate of prestige, sales and rentals on Cannes, Mandelieu la Napoule and Théoule sur mer. The rental of boat is really facilitated by the quantity of renters along the Côte d'Azur (Hyères, Antibes, St Tropez, Cannes, Monaco…).
The best seasons for the navigation in France Mediterranean and along the Côte d'Azur are : - In spring, with the prevailing winds blowing from west to north, - In summer, with winds the west replaced by the breeze regime. The tide in France Mediterranean is on average of 40cm.
There are several types of boat rentals in Mediterranean France. The charter (rental with skipper), sailing boat rental , catamaran or monohull, boat rental without skipper, sailing boat of regatta rental and finally, luxury yacht rental.
The inlets and the islands along the Côte d'Azur such as the islands of Porquerolles, the island of Hyères, the calanques of Cassis are to visit absolutely. Along the mediterranean coast, many ports and anchorages are at your disposal for landings, fuelling, fuel and tourism (port of Toulon, Marseille, blackcurrant, Bandol…).
Here is an example of a cruse during one week along the French Riviera, a route proposed by the renters. Do not hesitate to contact with them to organize your cruise.
Departure: Port of Saint-Mandrier-sur-mer
Arrival: Port of Saint Tropez
Embark to the port of Saint Mandrier. Turn the cap on the island of Porquerolles (10miles) who is the largest of the 3 islands of Hyères. Disembark in the different anchorages to take advantage of the vegetation, the landscape and of the local tourism (mooring in the bay of Alicastre, discover the Islands Boast, luxurious restaurants).
Cape toward the east and toward the Levant island (6 miles). Dispose of the anchor in the port of the Ayguade and do not hesitate to visit the Napoleon Fort and rent bikes to discover completly the island. Enjoy the French Riviera taking advantage of the Mediterranean coast and its landscapes.
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