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 superyacht Sud in the Western Mediterranean
Luxury yacht SUD (ex.LUNA Y SOL) - Built by Sanlorenzo
Charter luxury yacht SUD in the Western Mediterranean for a great weekly price. With a top speed of 25 knots, she is an excellent choice for anyone looking to visit multiple destinations.
Special offer: 20% off on Western Mediterranean charters with luxury yacht DXB
Motor yacht DXB - Built by Benetti
Charter 35m/114ft luxury yacht DXB in the Mediterranean and receive 20% off for charters booked between the 26th of August and the 31st of October. Her timeless interiors and outdoor spaces are perfect for family holidays together along the spectacular beaches, taking advantage of the lull in tourists and the last of the warm summer weather.
Charter brand new luxury yacht Willow in the Western Mediterranean
Luxury yacht WILLOW - Sundeck
Charter brand new motor yacht WILLOW in the Western Mediterranean and explore the amazing sights of such locations as the Italian Riviera and the Amalfi Coast. Ideal for a family and friends break or as a venue for your party, this Approved RYA Water Sports Centre also has a great array of water toys for fun along the pristine beaches.
Charter M/Y Sequel P in the Western Mediterranean
Luxury yacht SEQUEL P - Built by Turquoise Yachts
55m/179ft motor yacht SEQUEL P is ready for charter in the Western Mediterranean, entertaining guests with a variety of water toys, large outdoor spaces and lounging areas designed for extra visitors at dockside parties.
Charter M/Y Conquistador in the Western Mediterranean
Motor yacht CONQUISTADOR - Sundeck sun loungers and outdoor seating
31m/102ft motor yacht CONQUISTADOR is ready for charter in the Western Mediterranean and has an elegant classic interior and plenty of outdoor lounging areas for entertaining with family and friends.
Explore the Western Mediterranean aboard stunning M/Y Elixir
Luxury yacht ELIXIR - Main salon and formal dining area with Makassar wood furnishings
Charter the stunning superyacht ELIXIR in the Western Mediterranean this summer and explore the best beauty spots without the height of the summer crowds.
Charter explorer yacht RH3 in the Mediterranean
Luxury yacht RH3 - Main salon
57m/120ft explorer yacht RH3 is ready for charter in the Mediterranean and guests will have plenty to do with the impressive selection of water toys aboard this PADI Certified Dive Centre. With accommodation placed on the upper deck, guests have brightly lit comfortable cabins for the best views from the moment they wake up until the moment they close their eyes.