French Riviera Revealed: From Bormes-les-Mimosas to the Azure Sea

Navigate the storied waters of the Côte d'Azur from Bormes-les-Mimosas, France, with our expertly curated 7-day sailing itinerary.

French Riviera Revealed: From Bormes-les-Mimosas to the Azure Sea

Bormes-les-Mimosas, a floral paradise nestled on the French Riviera, is celebrated for its charming medieval village, vibrant floral displays, and stunning coastline. This hidden gem of the Côte d'Azur, with its crystal-clear waters and exclusive marinas, provides an exquisite backdrop for a yacht charter voyage.

From Bormes-les-Mimosas, your journey will take you along the glamorous French Riviera, where each destination is a blend of luxury, history, and natural beauty. The itinerary includes iconic ports and tranquil islands, offering a taste of the Riviera's diverse allure.

Day 1: Bormes-les-Mimosas to Cavalaire-sur-Mer (10 miles)

Start your adventure by sailing to Cavalaire-sur-Mer, a seaside town known for its wide bay and sandy beaches. Anchor and enjoy water sports, or relax on the beach. In the evening, dine on "Bouillabaisse," a Provençal fish stew, at a waterfront restaurant.

Day 2: Cavalaire-sur-Mer to Saint-Tropez (12 miles)

Set course for the legendary Saint-Tropez, a town synonymous with maritime elegance and celebrity sightings. Moor in its famous port, explore the cobblestone streets, and enjoy a "Tarte Tropézienne," a cream-filled brioche, in a chic café.

Day 3: Saint-Tropez to Port Grimaud (5 miles)

Continue to Port Grimaud, often called "Little Venice" for its waterways and bridges. Drop anchor and discover this architectural wonder by boat, or wander the charming streets. Sample "Ratatouille," a classic vegetable stew, in a local bistro.

Day 4: Port Grimaud to Îles d'Hyères (15 miles)

Sail to the Îles d'Hyères, a group of beautiful islands including Porquerolles and Port-Cros. Moor and explore the national parks, secluded beaches, and underwater trails. Enjoy fresh seafood, like "Moules Frites," mussels with fries, on the beach.

Day 5: Îles d'Hyères to Le Lavandou (10 miles)

Head to Le Lavandou, a town known for its lavender fields and twelve sandy beaches. Anchor and take a leisurely stroll, visit the local markets, and dine on "Salade Niçoise," a Riviera salad staple, at a seaside terrace.

Day 6: Le Lavandou to Rayol-Canadel-sur-Mer (7 miles)

Set sail for Rayol-Canadel-sur-Mer, a coastal commune with spectacular gardens and clear waters. Drop anchor, visit the Domaine du Rayol gardens, and for dinner, try "Socca," a chickpea flour pancake, at a local eatery.

Day 7: Rayol-Canadel-sur-Mer back to Bormes-les-Mimosas (8 miles)

Conclude your journey by returning to Bormes-les-Mimosas. As you sail back, reflect on the week's adventures along the French Riviera. Once ashore, explore the village's historic alleys and for your final meal, indulge in "Crème Brûlée," a classic French dessert, as a sweet end to your journey.

Embarking on a yacht charter from Bormes-les-Mimosas offers an intimate glimpse into the French Riviera's celebrated lifestyle. With, you're not just booking a yacht; you're embarking on a journey of luxury and discovery. From the glitz of Saint-Tropez to the natural beauty of the Îles d'Hyères, let us guide you through some of the Riviera's most enchanting destinations. Set sail with us and let the charm of Bormes-les-Mimosas inspire your nautical adventure.



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