The Italian Riviera offers a relaxed and enchanting experience, perhaps because of its history inspiring some of Italy’s most famous artists. The rugged coastline dotted with villages, cliffs and multi-coloured architecture is a sight to behold from a yacht.
Venice is a city that’s surrounded by so much water, so being afloat on a yacht vacation is a fantastic way to experience this classic Mediterranean city. Venice is one of the most romantic cities in the world, with its intricate web of canals, charming gondoliers, glorious renaissance architecture and narrow cobbled streets. Venice is an essential stop on any Adriatic yacht charter holiday. On your charter boat, take a cruise down the Grand Canal. From the deck, you’ll be able to pass by sights such as the Ca'Foscari, Palazzo Grassi, Guggenheim Museum and the Accademia Bridge. You may want to spend an afternoon shopping, then stop in Harry’s bar, the birthplace of the Bellini, for a true taste of Venice. Seafood is a staple in Venetian cuisine. Enjoy a meal at Osteria Boccadoro or one of the city’s oldest trattorias, Antiche Carampane to get your fill of traditional fare.
Naples, the extraordinary metropolis of art, music, colour and cuisine all existing in the shadow of the towering Mount Vesuvius. Its centro storico (historic centre) is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The city has a distinct energy - chaotic yet charming, cluttered yet beautiful.
Cruise through the Bay of Naples to the island of Ischia. Ischia is the largest island in the bay and is considered by many to be the most beautiful. Visit the boutiques and restaurants around the small ﬁshing village of San Angelo, and unwind in the thermal spas of this volcanic island.
Visit the spectacular subtropical and mediterranean garden La Mortella.
Famous and spectacular, Positano, like the legendary Sirens of Li Galli, never fails to seduce. Seen from the sea, Positano is set in a dramatic vertical panorama of colours; the green of the Monti Lattari, the white, pink, and yellow of the Mediterranean houses; the silvery grey of its pebble beaches; and the blue of the sea.
Celebrated as Italy’s most beautiful coastline, the Amalﬁ Coast encompasses spectacular scenery, charming coastal villages and pretty beaches which are ideal for a relaxing and indulgent luxury charter vacation. The combination of history, culture, art and wonderful food has long made this region popular with discerning travellers.
The tiny and sublimely elegant ﬁshing village of Portoﬁno has long attracted the yacht set to its picturesque harbour and collection of exclusive designer boutiques and fantastic restaurants carved into the steep rock face. Relaxing amongst the colour splashed architecture of the beautiful piazza in an Italian café is the perfect way to start your luxury yacht charter vacation in style.
The ﬁve unspoilt villages of Cinque Terre make up a UNESCO protected national park, nestled in the hills of the Italian Riviera, are undoubtedly the highlight of any visit to northern Italy. The World Heritage Site’s each hamlet provides an exhilarating composition of heart-stirring vistas between vineyard covered cliffs.
Sardinia has a wild interior and a glamorous coastline. Porto Cervo is the undisputed capital of the Costa Smeralda. Choose from a multitude of designer stores and chic boutiques in the town, and afterwards head to the prestigious restaurants and fashionable clubs which are at the centre of the coast's nightlife.
Known for its fine wines and exquisite cuisine, Italy is home to some of Europe’s leading golf courses and when you put this together with its incredible natural scenery and array of world renowned vineyards; it becomes hard to look past it as one of the great all round golfing destinations, as it's becoming the host nation of the 2023 Ryder Cup.