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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Italian Riviera Yacht News

Superyacht Sunrise is ready for Mediterranean charters
Motor yacht SUNRISE - Built by Oceanco. Photo credit - Oceanco
53m/173ft superyach SUNRISE from Oceanco is now ready for Mediterranean charters. Her timeless interiors make her an excellent choice for celebrating special occasions and with Approved RYA Water Sports Centre status, guests can spend hours learning and having fun with the excellent collection of water toys.
Special offer: Up to €50,000 off June Mediterranean charters aboard M/Y Hana
Superyacht HANA - Skylounge
43m/141ft luxury yacht HANA is ready for charter in the Mediterranean with a fantastic price for June, saving more than €35,000 off her usual charter rate. As an Approved RYA Water Sports Centre and PADI Certified Dive Centre, guests have an amazing opportunity to gain new skills while exploring the bays and wrecks of Corsica and Sardinia or Sicily.
Special Offer: Charter Luxury Superyacht Axioma in July At Reduced Price
Superyacht Axioma (ex. Red Square)
Secure luxury superyacht Axioma for charter in early July, as she offers an amazing reduced price of €540,000 instead of her normal rate of €635,000. This is a limited time offer, which will not last long, as Axioma is a very popular charter yacht.
Make your dream Western Mediterranean charter reality with M/Y Biancino
Open yacht BIANCINO - Master suite
28m/92ft open yacht BIANCINO from Sunseeker is ready for charter in the Western Mediterranean, providing guests with spacious interiors and well-appointed exterior decks last refitted in 2016, perfect for alfresco dining and soaking up the sunshine in the Jacuzzi.
Eye-catching Arcadia superyacht M’Ocean ready for Western Mediterranean charter
Luxury yacht M'OCEAN - Upper deck aft
35m/115ft superyacht M'OCEAN is available for charter in the Mediterranean, providing up to 12 guests with a unique hull and beautifully appointed contemporary interiors ideal for entertaining while you travel from one social scene to the next this summer.
48m luxury yacht Andiamo launched by Baglietto
Motor yacht ANDIAMO - Built and recently launched by Baglietto
48m/157ft luxury yacht ANDOAMO has been launched by Baglietto at its shipyard in La Spezia along the Italian Riviera. The 48m hull is an evolution on the 46m model on which M/Y ANDOAMO is based, showing improving vision from the helm and moving the tender garage forward for a better beach club when in use.
10 Mediterranean Superyachts with Fantastic Water Toys Selections
Motor yacht LIONESS V - Sundeck
If you and your group find that a couple of different water toys is never enough on your holiday, take a look at what's on offer from these 10 spectacular superyachts, each offering something unique in themselves to the charter market too.