France is known for its beaches, views, picture perfect water, yachts and as a playground for the wealthy. It also has charming towns and villages and a highly regarded art and culture scene.
The glittering coast known as the Cote d'Azur is one of the most glamorous destinations in the world. Sailing along the coast you will just be amazed by the beauty of pristine beaches and majestic mountains, where lush countryside meets chic seaside towns, all basking in Mediterranean summer sun. From Cannes to Nice you will find some of the most luxurious places you can go sailing, and you can visit also some of the best marinas in the world.
Corsica is a popular destination among sailors, best known for its warm climate, dramatic mountain peaks, stunning coastlines and amazing culture. South of Corsica offers the opportunity to visit also the Italian coast, and because the Strait of Bonifacio has only 12 km (7.5 miles), you can visit 2 countries during a sailing week.
Côte d'Azur is an amazing part of the French Mediterranean coast from Cassis to Menton. This part of the French Riviera is part of the Provence Alpes - Cote d'Azur. The surroundings are mountainous, dominated by the Maritime Alps and the Massif des Maures. In the east the Maritime Alps overlook the sea and the coastline is drawn with high cliffs and beautiful small towns. However, on the Western part of Côte d'Azur you can find a flat coastline with distinctive red rocks. Well-known coastal towns are Toulon, Saint-Tropez, Antibes, Cannes, Nice, Monaco and Menton.