Italian Riviera Yacht Charter & Liguria Yacht Charter

When it comes to luxury yacht charter vacations, perhaps no other destination holds as much appeal for visiting superyachts as the Italian Riviera. This page runs through some of the places to see and things to do in this wonderful part of the Italian coastline. You can also see a selection of the charter yachts available on the Italian Riviera here.

The Liguria region can offer ideal sailing conditions, good weather and exceptional culture and cuisine for easy and relaxed yacht charters. The Liguria region of the Mediterranean offers memorable escapes no matter where you plan to sail. From the scenic and historical cost of Cinque Terre to the gorgeous Island of Elba, an Italian Riviera yacht charter offers many spectacular surprises to travellers. Around the Italian coast the sea offers fantastic Italian food, people and culture. Along the coast of Liguria the diversities of the coast line can be quite fascinating and beautiful.

Italian Riviera - Photo by Kasia Palac

Italian Riviera - Photo by Kasia Palac

Cinque Terre Yacht Charter

The Cinque Terre is a well know yachting destination along Italy’s northern Mediterranean coast. It is a mountainous and craggy stretch of the Italian Riviera coastline with beautiful old towns, many of which have been designated as UNESCO World Heritage sites. The Cinque Terre means 'The Five Lands' in Italian and it is made up of five picturesque villages - Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore - and their surrounding hills and coast - Cinque Terre National Park.

Portofino Yacht Charter
The small historic fishing village of Portofino is especially picturesque and charming and is one of the classic luxury yacht charter destinations and one of the most photographed  on the Italian Riviera.  Portofino is certainly a recommended destination for any yacht charter in Italy. San Fruttuoso is also just on the other side of the headland. The attractive fishing village of Camogli and the neighbouring port of Santa Margherita Ligure are recognized for their excellent restaurants and cuisine. Elba

Some Other Spots to see
Another small fishing village called Camogli is just a few minutes past Genoa and towards Portofino. Also Portovenere is perched on a steep ocean cliff and just past Camogli is the little town of San Rocco. In these spots there are some astonishing views along the Italian Riviera and right back toward Monaco and France.

Elba Yacht Charter
The Tuscan island of Elba has a coastline which reveals a number of small inlets and nice little yacht anchorages, many with nice beaches. This Italian Island is good for both cultural and natural recreational activities like diving, hiking, and swimming. Elba is famous as the place where Napoleon was exiled after his forced abdication in 1814.

Tuscany
The Tuscan Archipelago and the Island of Capraia is also a fantastic place to visit on a Italy cruise. There are  several nice beaches and appealing boat anchorages. the Island of Capraia offers natural beauty and is largely a national park. The nearby Island of Giglio is also a worth place to see visit. It has the ancient, walled village and castle of Castello. Porto Santo Stefano and Porto Ercole are visually picturesque towns which both have good markets for shopping. Historically they were once Spanish during the sixteenth century and they have grand old fortifications on their surrounding hills making them. 

A Trip to the Land of Culture
Almost anyone who has a little interest in sailing would have dreamed about visiting on a yacht charter in Italy. This is one of the most influential, historic and exciting countries to sail to. Liguria offers great food, amazing locations, architecture and beautiful sea that makes any yacht charter holiday perfect in every way. Italy is located in the Mediterranean basin, on a peninsula and therefore it has an extensive coastline. No matter where you are in Italy the coast would always be close at hand which means that it is a perfect destination for a yacht rental and for anyone who is a sailing enthusiast. Italy offers beaches, rocky cliffs and a wide range of coasts which makes yacht charter in Italy a pleasure for anyone. 

Santa Margherita Ligure - Italy - Photo by Kasia Palac Italian Riviera - Photo by Kasia Palac 

Italian Riviera - Liguria Superyacht Charter - Photo by Kasia Palac

The Perfect Sailing Vacation
The Italian Riviera coast is located in the northern part of Italy and offers stunning sea coast, beautiful fishing villages, quaint towns and of course, amazing Italian cuisine. Liguria is a feast for all your senses and has always been a major tourist attraction, especially those into sailing. The beautiful Mediterranean waters have been capturing the senses of sailors for centuries and have been bringing sailors from around the world for several years now.

Liguria - Italy superyacht vacation destination - Photo by Kasia Palac

For centuries, sailing has been an integral part of the Italian lifestyle and culture and renting a luxury boat is the best way to see it. Today, the Italians bring their experience in sailing and offer high quality services to those on yacht charter vacations. The Liguria region offers endless fun and plenty of activities to the visitors on sea as well as on mainland. The best way to explore this vast, diverse region is by sailing since it allows you to be at a different port every night. Liguria also offers beautiful, sunny weather all through the year with very mild temperatures during the winter months.

For all the treasures that Liguria has in store for you, a luxury yacht charter on the Italian Riviera is definitely a treat.

Here are some of the crewed luxury yachts likely to be available for yacht charters holidays in the Riviera area of Italy:

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Charter luxury yacht Mischief in the Mediterranean
Luxury yacht MISCHIEF - Main salon bar
After a recent 2017 refit, 54m/173ft motor yacht MISCHIEF is perfect for charters with family and for corporate events. her wide beam of 10m creates voluminous interiors and large outdoor decks - perfect for entertaining and living the high life as you cruise from one exceptional destination to the next.
Charter recently refitted Motor yacht Air in the Mediterranean
Motor yacht MISCHIEF with tender - Built by Benetti
Charter the recently refitted 50m/164 superyacht AIR in the Mediterranean and benefit from a highly trained, experienced crew which includes a beautician/masseuse, a kiteboard instructor and a flyboard instructor. With her as-new interiors, there has never been a better time to cruise aboard superyacht AIR.
Make the Mediterranean your playground with charter yacht Sea Force One
Luxury yacht SEA FORCE ONE - Built by CNL and Mariotti. Image credit Luca Dini Design
54m/173ft superyacht SEA FORCE ONE is ready for charter in the Mediterranean, offering guests a unique night-club themed interior perfect for the summer party season. With beautifully balanced indoor and outdoor spaces plus the RINA Green Star award, she is as much about performance as putting on a show.
Charter M/Y Gladius in the Mediterranean
Luxury yacht GLADIUS - Salon and formal dining area
39m/127ft luxury yacht GLADIUS is ready for charter in the Mediterranean charter grounds around Italy's beautiful coast. Refitted in 2016 with a new Jacuzzi and audio-visual systems, her as-new interiors, fantastic collection of water toys and great price make her an opportunity not to be missed.
Charter brand new superyacht Seven Sins in the Western Mediterranean
Luxury yacht SEVEN SINS - Main deck aft lounging area beside pool
Don't miss out on the chance to charter the brand new 52m/171ft Sanlorenzo superyacht SEVEN SINS in the Mediterranean this summer. Her elegant minimalist interiors are perfect for entertaining and she has plenty of water toys for fun in the water for all ages. Find out more and make your booking today.
Special offer: 15% off superyacht Saluzi rates on Mediterranean charters
Luxury yacht SALUZI - Spa room
69m/227ft superyacht SALUZI is ready for charter in the Mediterranean with a 15% reduced rate throughout the summer months. Among her amazing facilities is a spa with massage tables, hair dressing facilities, an open air cinema and 2 Jacuzzis. Able to sleep up to 32 guests over 16 cabins, she is a perfect choice for large charters for corporate events and special occasions.
Top 18 Mediterranean Superyachts for Summer Charter
Luxury yacht SIREN - The main salon
Make use of the glorious summer weather and head off to see the sights on a Mediterranean charter: From Western Mediterranean to East, the captivating history and landscapes are made that much better with a private yacht with facilities tailored to your needs. Take a look at these top 18 Mediterranean superyachts and reserve your dates today.