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South of France, perennially popular.
From classy Cannes to St Tropez, Monaco to Nice, and on to the quiet Villefranche and Cap Ferrat... so many posh ports, so much sun, so little time! more >
Italian Riviera, classic coastal beauty.
Along the Ligurian coast, the Italian Riviera offers a treasure-trove of picturesque ports and villages. San Remo, Portovenere, Portofino, Genoa... more >
Greece, unique history and culture.
Choose from the Ionian Islands or the Aegean Sea. Yacht charter cruising grounds include the Saronic Islands, Cyclades, Dodecanese, and Sporades. more >
Croatia, the jewel of the Dalmatian Coast.
Known as the Land of a Thousand Islands, this area begs you to charter a yacht and come explore its historic coastal towns, cities, and alcoves. more >
Turkey, your "Blue Voyage" destination.
No charter trip can offer so much history and variety of civilizations anywhere else in the world. Turkey gains popularity every year.more >

Mediterranean Yacht Charter Vacations

A yacht lover's paradise, the Mediterranean Sea contains a cosmopolitan flavor unmatched anywhere else in the world. Mediterranean fully crewed yacht charters are booked as either East or West itineraries. The western Mediterranean yacht charters are more popular, provide a wider choice of yachts, and offer many "see and be seen" locations in the French and Italian Rivieras such as Cannes, Monaco, and Nice. Quiet anchorages are also readily available.

On shore, the transportation, accommodations, shopping, and nightlife in the western Med are generally more developed and support a higher level of tourism. The eastern Mediterranean, however, offers a fantastic change of pace and wonderfully exotic scenery. Eastern Med stops include Croatia, Greece, and Turkey whose harbors are rich with ancient history. Fewer yachts plus more remote locations equal a true sense of adventure. Going out of your way will be well worth it!

Not sure which month is most suitable for your intended itinerary? We have information about what to expect in different areas: Mediterranean Weather.

Western Mediterranean Yacht Charters

West Med charters very often include the French Riviera because its cosmopolitan coastline offers everything from scuba diving to boutiques, all-night discos to water sports. The French Riviera is home to the world's most rich and famous and attracts party goers and the refined elite alike. Travelling the riviera on a private yacht gives one a unique perspective. Southern France provides both the high life and tranquil relaxation. If you go to the French Riviera, you must include Cannes and Monaco in your itinerary. St. Tropez, Antibes, and Nice are also quite popular with the yachting set.

The Italian Riviera is famous for its small picturesque villages and towns. Italy loves its coastline and you will too. From the northern coast near France to the islands off Naples and on toward Sicily, there is no better view than the one from your private yacht. Visit Portofino and Cinque Terra, the Amalfi Coast and Naples' vicinity, or ruins at Mt. Vesuvius and Pompeii. await your discovery. Other charter hotspots include shopping on Capri and visiting the Blue Grotto. The Adriatic side of the Italian peninsula is worth visiting as well. After all, nothing is as boat-worthy as Venice!

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Eastern Mediterranean Yacht Charters

Charter yachts in the East Med cruise the waters of Greece, Turkey, and Croatia. Eastern Mediterranean yacht charters combine perfect blue green seas with fabled history and natural splendors. This area tends to be less touristy, and there are many ancient sites to explore. One of the world's most beautiful regions, the Aegean overflows with islands that beckon.

Visit the beautiful island of Santorini. Check out Hvar. Souvenir shop in Bodrum. Aboard your charter yacht against the setting sun, your crew will serve wine and delicious seafood dinners that reflect the local specialties. Calamari, honey, cheese, and olives. The area is more than living history; it's a delicious, sunny destination. Read more >

Mediterranean Destination Pages

Cannes, Monaco and Nice, Corsica and Sardinia

Italian Riviera, Naples, Capri, and the Amalfi Coast

Adriatic, Venice, and Croatia, Turkey, Greek Islands

Types of Available Yachts in the Med

Fully crewed private Mediterranean yacht charters are available on all types of yachts. Luxury mega yachts are in high demand in the western Mediterranean while crewed charters on motor yachts and sailboats are popular throughout the entire sea. Catamarans are not as common though they do show up in the eastern Med from time to time.


Featured Yachts in the Med

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MONTECRISTO Ultimate Italian experience on this motor sailor. 4 cabins, Steel hull, teak bridge, mahogany interior.
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HARMONY Room for 8 guests and an American captain who has spent years in the Mediterranean.
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CAMARA C Classic yacht which is perfect for events in the Mediterranean.
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STARFIRE Complete proven performer with many repeat clients, one of the best crews around.
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GRAN BLEU VINTAGE Four cabins for guests, this 95' sailing yacht charters in Western mediterranean.
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MARY JEAN 12 guests with all the popular amenities, available for charter in Mediterranean.
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Why Choose International Yacht Charter Group?

Since different types of charter yachts provide different amenities, we will help you decide what is the best match for your specific needs. Privately crewed yacht charters open these coasts to you in a unique manner, allowing visits to charming small harbors and larger more popular ports alike.

Our services are available to you at no additional cost. Be sure to test our expertise in planning a holiday that exceeds your expectations! Read our client reviews where people have put their Mediterranean yacht charter experiences into words.

We specialize in one thing and one thing only - fully crewed luxury yacht charters. That makes us the only yacht charter company you need to call to initiate your Mediterranean vacation. Contact us for advice at no obligation to you.

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