One of the really mastered yachting regions around the Mediterranean is the Côte d’Azur in France. Lot's of beginners sailors prefers to get acquainted with the yacht management principles here. This country offers a wide variety of routes by difficulties in coupe with a unique charm of the coastline and a rich choice of parks and marinas.
Yachting in France is popular all over the world. Many people return here again and again having been once. Luxury mild climate on the southern coast, surrounding of the Atlantic waters on the one hand, the Mediterranean and the North Sea on the other and modern marinas - there is everything for modern sailing. And if you wish you could go on a yacht to the banks of neighboring countries. Spain, Portugal, Italy, Sardinia, Malta and others are very close.
In the north there are the famous English Channel and Normandy and Brittany regions, famous not only for its medieval castles, but also delicious oysters and mussels. West France is famous for the West Bay of Biscay and the harsh winds and rocky shores. This direction is not for beginners and for experienced sailors is most suitable. Furthermore, when renting a yacht in France for travel on the Atlantic coast it’s important to bear in mind the tides and elevation changes that can reach 5 meters and above.
The Rhone Delta in the province Camargue is unique in its nature reserve and Europe's largest marina, and close to here the city Arles spread, where Vincent Van Gogh once lived. And, of course, the most noteworthy is Côte d’Azur himself famous by cities Nice, Cannes, St Tropez and Monte Carlo.
The cream of society from whole world gathered here together during the season every year. The choice of destinations for independent sailing in France could satisfy the most demanding and impress even the most experienced. There are a huge number of places where it is necessary to go on a cruise, but it's better to focus on a few major routes for yacht rent especially in France to fully enjoy all the delights of the French Riviera.
During the high season, in summer, the coast is very lively, so take care about a place in marina in advance, and book and rent a sailing yacht in France through SAERADAR in advance too. Choose the best boat beforehand is possible without skipper, if enough experience to win, for example, capricious waters of the Atlantic.
Start the journey on a yacht in France worth with the Côte d’Azur, which begins in Marseilles. Originally it was a Greek city, then a Roman port, and now it’s one of the most famous French resorts. Marseille is washed by the crystal clear Mediterranean waters. Light breezes blows basically, but in summer you can feel the hot Sahara south air here. Not far from Marseille located Nice, Cannes and Monaco. A brief stop would be nice in each of them. An entrance to the Nice Bay could be difficult for beginners because it is enclosed with long breakwaters. The port is equipped with special lights to control the traffic safety. Nice is equipped with more than 500 berths at all, a hundred of which are available for tourists.
The Port of Cannes - the famous city of the world's film festivals - has all the possibilities for mooring not just for small-sized and small sailing vessels, but also for large yachts and ships. The city is renowned not only as the center of the film industry, by street murals, boulevard Carnot, Archangel Michael Church also. Near the Monte Carlo coast you could also drop an anchor in a route of your journey. Especially this city will be interesting for fans of gambling. In Monte-Carlo they would meet an opportunity not only to try their luck at roulette or poker, but just take a tour of the casino and get acquainted with one of the main attractions of the city.
Saint-Tropez is no less respectable, but much more comfortable. The picturesque Provencal town with narrow streets, Michelin restaurants, pine groves and sandy beaches. This is a great place to moor and diving or stay in the Ile-de-Port-Cros on an island in the archipelago Porkuerolles, where its he National Park.
Lovers of privacy should go to Corsica. The island looks like a Europe in miniature: mountains, hills, forests, harbors, lakes and bays. And it's all on the territory of 8680 square km. No doubt you need to drop in a town Antibes renowned for Picasso Museum and the "Millionaires Quay», where the most luxurious and expensive yachts are moored. And the latest must-see destination to visit the Port of Thunder is worth noting. A small town well-known as «the Venice of France».