Experience the luxury of an Italy yacht charter where you can explore breath-taking sights and historical cities. Enjoy the comfort of a private charter aboard your own personal yacht, with spectacular views of some of Italy’s most beautiful destinations. Whether you want to relax and soak up the sun or experience thrilling adventure, your Italian yacht charter will be one to remember.

Why Plan An Italy Luxury Yacht Charter

Lying at the base of Europe is one of Europe’s greatest treasures – Italy. With magnificent sights, spectacular cities, mystical old ruins and breath-taking towns. Italy is also home to over 400 islands! Thus, making it perfect for island hopping. These include Sicily, Sardinia and Capri. Italy is also home to many yacht friendly villages and cities such as Portofino, which is a real paradise. These islands, cities and villages mark Italy as the perfect luxurious yacht holiday for you, your friends and family. Charter a yacht in Italy, it is a place for all!

Italy Luxury Yacht Charter Destinations

Charter by Venice

Venice is one of Italy’s most historic cities. This majestic city was built on 118 small islands surrounded by the Venetian Lagoon. So, it’s the perfect place to visit whilst chartering a yacht in the area. After cruising around the lagoon in your private yacht why not berth in a nearby port and go sightseeing for the day? It is a superb city break and extremely beautiful with lots of places to visit, such as St Mark’s Basilica and Doge’s Palace.

Venice Yacht Charter

Venice is built on 118 small islands surrounded by the Venetian Lagoon.

Explore Portofino by Yacht

Portofino is a small fishing village on the Italian Riviera, notorious for its fabulous harbours (useful for docking your yacht!) and picturesque scenery. It is home to many famous celebrities and artists each year and the colourfully painted buildings that hug the shoreline really add to the beautiful scenery. Portofino is home to a range of amenities such as high-end boutiques, authentic seafood restaurants and an abundance of cobblestone pathways that lead to a breath-taking view of the harbour, lined with various super yachts – the perfect destination when considering your options for an Italy luxury yacht charter.

A yacht charter to Portofino can't be missed

The colourfully painted buildings that hug the shoreline really add to the beautiful scenery.

Explore the beauty of Sicily

Besides cities and villages, the Italian coastline is dotted with wonderful islands. One of the most famous being Sicily. Sicily is the largest Mediterranean island in the world and accommodates many historical buildings and many geographical sights. Therefore, why not park your yacht in a nearby harbour and explore all of Sicily’s famous attractions such as The Valley Of The Temples, Cefalu and the Aeolian Islands!

Read more about the highlights of Sicily to consider during your Italy luxury yacht charter here

Sicily by Yacht

Sicily is the largest Mediterranean island in the world and accommodates many historical buildings and many geographical sights.

Your Sardinian Charter Awaits

Sardinia, one of the Mediterranean’s most treasured jewels, beckons travelers with its diverse tapestry of landscapes and rich cultural heritage. A luxury yacht charter in Sardinia is more than just a voyage on the water; it’s a journey into the very essence of the island. Along its coastline, golden sands meet crystal-clear waters, creating beaches that rival any tropical paradise. The famed Costa Smeralda dazzles with its glamorous resorts and emerald-hued bays, while the Maddalena Archipelago tempts explorers with its labyrinth of uninhabited isles and marine sanctuaries. Inland, Sardinia’s wild heart reveals itself in the form of rugged mountains, age-old traditions, and the enigmatic Nuragic ruins that dot the landscape, hinting at an ancient past. As a holiday destination, Sardinia promises a melange of experiences: from savoring its distinct and delectable cuisine to partaking in traditional festivals to uncovering the secrets of its prehistoric sites. On a luxury yacht charter, you get the privilege of experiencing both the serenity of the sea and the soul of Sardinia, ensuring an unforgettable experience.

Sardinia Yacht Charter for the Ultimate in Luxury

Unparalleled beauty just waiting to be discovered

Cinque Terre by Yacht

Cinque Terre, a dramatic stretch of the Italian Riviera, is an enchanting fusion of natural splendor and human artistry. When viewed from the deck of a luxury yacht, the five vibrant villages—Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola, and Riomaggiore—appear as colorful mosaics clinging precariously to rugged cliffs, with terraced vineyards rolling up the mountains behind them. Each village boasts its own unique character and charm, connected by scenic paths that offer breathtaking vistas of the Ligurian Sea below. As a holiday destination, Cinque Terre presents a myriad of experiences: wander through narrow, winding streets to discover artisanal boutiques and traditional trattorias, savor the region’s famed white wine made from grapes kissed by the Mediterranean sun, or find a secluded cove to plunge into the azure waters. The region’s cultural richness is palpable, from age-old festivals to the sacred sanctuaries perched high above the villages. A luxury yacht journey around Cinque Terre offers the discerning traveler an intimate glimpse into a corner of Italy where time seems to stand still, creating memories that last a lifetime.

Rent a Yacht to Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre, along the Italian Riviera, dazzles with its five vibrant villages perched on rugged cliffs, surrounded by terraced vineyards. As a holiday destination, it offers a blend of cultural richness, artisanal boutiques, traditional cuisine, and breathtaking coastal views, best experienced from the luxury of a yacht.

Yachts for charter along the Italian coastline

Italy Luxury Yacht Charter – Things to consider

The Food

Allow your taste buds to explore all that Italy has to offer. Italy is extremely famous for their wide variety of pasta, heavenly pizzas and rich wine. Italy houses endless famous restaurants such as La Caravella along the Amalfi coast and Antiche Carampane.

La Caravella is a Michelin star restaurant and art gallery once hosted by Andy Warhol and is situated along the Amalfi coast in Italy, it’s gorgeous artwork, ceramics and frescos really emphasise renaissance Italy times and is the perfect restaurant for art connoisseurs. 

The Weather

Where do we begin to talk about the weather in Italy! The hot summer sun shimmers on the crystal blue waters and this is kind of casual magic that you do not want to miss. However, mainland Italy does not provide all year summer weather and can get quite cold. Luckily Italy’s gorgeous islands are significantly warmer and sunnier all year round. This means it is the perfect place to charter a yacht as you can explore different islands and see what each one has to offer.

Rich History and Culture

Italy’s history is deeply interwoven with the rise and fall of empires, art movements, and revolutionary ideas. As you sail from port to port, you’ll encounter remnants of the Roman Empire, the Renaissance, the Baroque era, and more. Iconic landmarks such as the Colosseum, Pompeii, and the canals of Venice beckon to be explored.

Diverse Coastlines

Italy’s extensive coastline provides a mix of bustling ports, serene beaches, and hidden coves. For instance:

  • The Amalfi Coast, with its picturesque towns such as Positano and Ravello, offers stunning cliffside views.
  • The rugged coastline of Cinque Terre with its five colorful villages is a UNESCO World Heritage site.
  • The islands of Sardinia and Sicily each have their unique charm, history, and landscapes.
  • Archipelagos and Islands: Italy’s islands offer distinct experiences. The Aeolian Islands, for instance, offer volcanic landscapes, while the Maddalena Archipelago is renowned for its translucent waters. Exploring these on a yacht provides the perfect blend of isolation and beauty.

World-class Marinas

Italian marinas, like Porto Cervo in Sardinia or Portofino on the Ligurian coast, are among the world’s finest. They’re not just places to anchor; they’re destinations in themselves, often offering luxury amenities and hosting international sailing events.

Art and Architecture

Almost every coastal town and city in Italy has a treasure trove of art and architecture, often in the most unexpected places. From the art-filled churches and cathedrals to sculptures in public places, Italy is a living museum.

Water Activities

The Italian coast provides ample opportunities for water sports. Whether it’s diving to explore underwater ruins and marine life, windsurfing, or just swimming in the pristine waters, there’s something for everyone.

Local Festivals and Events

Coastal towns in Italy host numerous local festivals. These can range from religious processions to music festivals. Being on a yacht allows you to hop from one event to another, immersing yourself in the local culture.

Sustainability and Preservation

Many coastal areas in Italy have initiated sustainable tourism practices, ensuring that their natural beauty and cultural heritage are preserved. By choosing such destinations, you can be a responsible traveler.

Shopping and Fashion

Italy is a global fashion hub. Coastal towns, especially the likes of Capri or the aforementioned Portofino, offer exclusive boutiques and local artisans where you can pick up unique souvenirs and luxury items.


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Lewis is the Fleet Manager at 212 Yachts. He is originally from the UK. He previously worked on superyachts and traveled the world extensively by yacht. He has excellent knowledge of super yacht destinations, on and off the beaten track and what can be achieved on a yacht charter. His knowledge of boats and the maintenance required, ensures he applies the highest standards to the boat charter fleet he manages on the French Riviera. This means that you’ll always have a great day out with 212 Yachts. Lewis has previously lived in Cape Town and now lives in the South of France with his Wife and dog Leo. He loves organising smooth charters and nothing brings 'me more joy than seeing the smiles on clients faces after an amazing experience on the water'. His core value that aligns perfectly with the company is to always make that extra degree of difference, "this is how we make sure you’ll be beaming from ear to ear when you’ve experienced a 212 Charter! I hope that we can welcome you on board soon and provide you with an unforgettable experience. If you are looking for any assistance for your next charter, or you’re overwhelmed looking into your first charter, no matter how big or small, please ask for me when you get in touch."

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