Côte d'Azur from port to port

  • Port de Vauban à Antibes

    © Riviera Ports

    Port de Vauban à Antibes

    © Riviera Ports

Côte d'Azur from port to port Avenue de la Côté d'Azur 06590 Théoule-sur-Mer fr

From ports to coves, aboard a fishing boat, a sailboat or a big yacht - led yourself be charmed by the world's most famous coast.


Have you ever dreamed of spending your vacation on the blue water of the Mediterranean Sea? Côte d'Azur has 33 marinas so the possibility of sailing along the coast and experience both cities and nature is waiting for you. Here is 6 exceptional marinas on the Cote d'Azur.

 

Monaco: capital of great pleasure

Start the journey by departing from the marina Menton Garavan, not far from the Italian border, and head for the Principality of Monaco.
Discover the harbor of Hercule: with its deep-water installations and its colossal, semi-floating 352-meter long dike, it is one of the most modern on the coast and can welcome even the largest cruise ships.
Here you will also see some of the world's largest and most luxurious yachts, which will be visit Monaco every September for the Monaco Yacht Show.

 

Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat's charming peninsula

Afterwards set sails for the elegant seaside resort of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat and the peninsula, which resembles something from a dream. It is one of the pearls on the Cote d'Azur - here you will also find the Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild with its exquisite gardens, which stretches towards the sea.
From here, you can see the bay of Villefranche-sur-mer, which receives big cruise ships daily and the thousands of passengers on board.
The marina of Villefranche is also known for its diving activities - the lucky ones get the chance to swim with dolphins.

 

Lovely Nice

When you come to the port of Lympia, where the local fishermen's small boats "Pointus" mix with luxury yachts, you are not far from La Promenade des Anglais and the many sights in Nice.
Every year in September, the Port of Nice attracts thousands of visitors to taste the local specialties and enjoy the many concerts and entertainment on the dock and on the water.
Every day, hundreds of passengers also arrive to take the ferry to Corsica. And all year round, you can go on a great variety of boat trips to experience the Côte d'Azur from the water side.

 

Celebrate sailing in Antibes

Here you will find the famous bay of billionaires and the impressive line-up of yachts - among them, some of the world's fastest and most prestigious - awaiting the entrance to the old city of Antibes.
During Les Voiles d'Antibes in June, you can experience a selection of the most beautiful old yachts (Yachts d'Epoque), which, since the late 1800's, formed Yachting International's magnificent history.
This prestigious event represents the first major gathering in the Mediterranean season.

 

Cannes: the capital of glamor

Cannes' 5 ports are also waiting. Every year in September, they host the Yachting Festival - Europe's largest boat fair.
From here, you can head for les îles de Lérins, which can only be reached by boat.

 

The legend of Saint-Tropez

The modern, legendary harbor of Saint-Tropez is filled with the yachts of the stars and jetsetters.
It is also host to a bunch of events at sea: from La Giraglia to Voiles Latines and Le Trophée du Bailli - there is entertainment on both the water and the quay from April to October.