Best European Yacht Destinations

Cruising continues to grow in popularity and this includes the yachting sector. Click through the slideshow to explore some of the best European destinations to experience by yacht.

The most famous and arguably the glitziest of all European yachting destinations, the French Riviera (or Cote d’Azur) is home to dreamy coastal villages.

The French Riviera

Hands down Croatia’s most scintillating spot to be spotted, the Dalmatian Coast includes coastal cities with marinas like Zadar and Split.

Dalmatian Coast, Croatia

Located just south of Croatia on the Adriatic, the small country of Montenegro and its magnificent fjord-like landscapes make a dramatic backdrop for any yacht adventure.


Located across the Ionian Sea from the “toe” of Italy, the Ionian Coast is filled with ravishing islands & cute coastal towns with great beaches. Paxos, Corfu, Lefkas.

Ionian Coast, Greece

the Cyclades are the Greek islands you know from screensavers and social media and you'll have an unforgettable experience exploring them by yacht.

The Cyclades, Greece

Located about as far south as you can go in the Mediterranean, the Maltese archipelago (the islands of Malta, Gozo and Comino) rewards those who make the trip with sunny skies.


This particularly pretty stretch of Turkey’s coastline is filled with historic towns, gorgeous sweeps of beach and, yes, turquoise water.

The Turquoise Coast, Turkey

Often overlooked in favor of its neighbors and its own divine islands, the Mediterranean coast of Spain is a delight to tour by yacht.

The Spanish Coast

Speaking of those Spanish islands, what better way to spend a week or two of summer than hopping between Ibiza, Mallorca, Formentera and Menorca on a yacht?

The Balearic Islands, Spain

The Principality of Monaco is the world’s second-smallest sovereign state but it’s a big-time stop on the European yachting circuit.


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