Monaco to Nice Yacht Charters / Yacht Charter Monaco
This small monarchy is a “must see” if thinking of a yacht charter Monaco in the South of France. The surprisingly small harbor is usually full of mega yachts, motor yachts and some sailing yachts. Yacht Charter Monaco, often referred to as Monte Carlo, is second to the Vatican as the smallest independent state in Europe. Monaco- Ville is set on a rocky promontory dominating the coast. The Palace is the home of the Grimaldi family, the oldest ruling house in Europe.
Yacht Charter Monaco
Yacht Charter Monaco : Monaco been a draw for the super-rich for well over a century, both as a playground and tax haven, as the residents do not have to pay income tax. The famous harbour, always lined with mega yachts, is surprisingly small and the foothills of the Alpes Maritimes seem like they are pushing this small city into the sea. For sundowners and nibbles, the Stars and Bars is a good place to sit, drink and people watch. Situated close to the route of the Monaco Grand Prix, it is loaded with Grand Prix paraphernalia, this may provefascinating even if you are not a Formula One buff.
Monaco’s nightlife ranks among the best in the world and its restaurants are a gastronomic experience. Rest and relax, then dine on board. Go ashore for some nightlife.The town surrounds and towers over the harbor, the harbor being lined with instantly recognizable landmarks; the Hotel L’Hermitage; looking down onto the harbor is the Royal Palace and beautiful old town. Of course not to be ,missed is the Casino Royale. For raw, unadulterated glamour, this is the place. A definite must to visit. For Shopping? there are lots of ritzy shops in the twisty streets behind the port and in the old town.
Between Nice and Monaco you can experience small seaside villages and harbors such as Villefranche de Mer and Cap ferrat on your charter yacht. With a 16th century citadel and church and a beautiful beach, Villefranche is situated right between Cannes and Monaco. The whole French Riviera is nearby, yet this tiny port has a relaxed and laid-back feel, a far cry from the bustle and intensity of the better known Cote d’Azur towns. Stretch out on the beach and let the sun soothe you, it’s ideal for recuperating in after a night on the town in Nice. Or walk around the town.
Do not let the diminutive size fool you, a walk up to the Musee Volti in the lovely old Citadelle, or the nearby Musee GoetzBoumeester, will make a few hours flash by. Short inland trips can be arranged by your captain to include medievil hilltop towns such as Eze complete with picturesque passageways and countless galleries. These quiet little South of France towns are very popular with guests, with good reason being away from the glitz of Nice and Monaco. Hours can be spent exploring or just sitting watching the world go by with a glass of wine or expresso at a small bistro.
The famous Promenade des Anglais walkway frames the bech for miles. on the westernmost end is the old town, between Place Massena and the Chateau. Take a break from the boutiques and galleries with a cafe au lait at a table o the street. your charter yacht may berth near the old town in the small old harbor.
Yacht Charter Monaco