Marseilles Yacht Charter Guide | Available Yachts Below
Marseilles is positioned on the western end of the South of France making it a convenient city and coastline for a luxury Marseilles yacht charter. Moreover the historic city of Marseilles and the surrounding areas is a yachting destination in its own right. Marseilles is an ideal cruising area for luxury motor yachts and sailing yachts alike and so a good number of crewed superyachts do visit the area, taking in some of the unique French ambiance and coastal offerings as they move along the coastline and into the wider Mediterranean. This part of France is strategically positioned between some of the best Spanish yachting hot spots like the Balearic Islands of Mallorca and Ibiza in the west and then the French Riviera hot spots of St Tropez, Monaco and the like in the west. Accordingly, there are always a good number of charter yachts available to rent/hire during the high season summer. They are priced from around 15,000 Euro a week plus expenses, right up to over 1,000,000 Euro. There are also typically France yacht charter specials available – view them below.
About Marseilles, France
Cruise along the Cote d'Azur to Marseilles in your luxury yacht charter and find countless opportunities for lavish entertainment, relaxation and shopping in France's second largest city. In this part of the world classical architecture blends with modern buildings for a cosmopolitan appearance providing the best of the past and the present.
Les Docks de la Joliette is both shopping centre and art space containing high end brands and restaurants. At the other end of the scale, Marche de Noailles is a slice of genuine Marseilles life with dozens of spices for your chef to use to enhance your meals. Keep an eye on your belongings however, as pick-pockets are known to operate in the area.
Chocoholics won't want to miss a trip to L'Esperantine de Marseille which offers boxes and warm drinks of the deliciously addictive substance. There are plenty of other ways to indulge, and guests have a rich selection of Roman baths, spas and hammams to choose from to ease tired muscles after Scuba diving or water skiing along the coast.
For those who love nothing more than to wander and discover there is the district of 'The Panier' which currently being redeveloped, so now is the best chance to glimpse its old character as it transforms into something new.
Combine shopping with a trip to the biggest museums in Marseilles - Galeries Lafayette has all the big name brands and next door is the Musée d'Histoire de Marseille, and across the road the Musée de la Marine et de l'Économie dans le Palais de la Bourse. These two sizeable museums and art galleries are beautiful examples of French architecture as well as a treasure trove of French antiques.
From grand opera houses to stages in atmospherically lit bars, superyacht charterers will be spoiled for choice on how to spend the evenings. However, if there is only one place you have time to visit in Marseilles, make it Palais Longchamp; a monument that houses the Natural History Museum as well as musée des beaux-arts. At night, the monument is lit up to become a magnificent and romantic sight.
To the south, the Calanques National Park is strikingly beautiful: On your yacht superyacht charter you can paddleboard or kayak through blue-tinted water as pale beige cliffs loom above you and green and russet vegetation speckles the peaks.
Marseilles Yacht Charter Seasons
Marseilles has the same yacht charter seasons as the rest of the South of France, which you can read more about here.
Local Marseilles Yacht Charter Itineraries
South of France and French Riviera luxury yacht charter itineraries can be found in the Itineraries section here. Please get in touch for a personalised bespoke itinerary.
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