The Italian Riviera is the sought-after location for a superyacht charter these days. Vertiginous cliffs and impossible prettiness characterise the coastline of Liguria, running from Genoa along to the Cinque Terre and on to Pisa, gateway to the iconic countryside of Tuscany. Explore this extraordinary peninsula by luxury motor or sailing yacht to discover its secrets with an experienced captain and crew. Rent a crewed motor or sailing boat with YPI this summer for the best yacht charter itinerary on the Italian Riviera. Rent a crewed motor or sailing boat with YPI to have the best cruising possible in the Italian Riviera. This is an example of an eight day yacht charter itinerary for the Italian Riviera. Yacht charter itineraries are created individually for every client based around personal preferences and how you want to spend your time onboard your superyacht in Italy.
Have your cameraphone at the ready as the luxury superyacht cruises to Porto Venere, following the Cinque Terre coast – a UNESCO World Heritage site. Stop for lunch in Vernazza, one of the five villages: Trattoria Franzi, on the Piazza Marconi, has been serving typical Ligurian food for decades. Arrive at Porto Venere, a pretty jumble of multi-coloured houses, passing through ‘the narrows’ between the church and the rocks of Palmeria. Visit the stunning black and white St Peter's Church.
Enjoy breakfast with a view as the superyacht cruises to Elba, an island with much to offer. Explore the north coast for beautiful sandy beaches. Photographers should make for the lakes at Rio Albano for stunning shots of multi-coloured landscapes in the old mining area. Cyclists can head for the hills to discover a range of bike trails of different levels. Visit Napoleon’s exile home, Villa dei Mullini, or the Museum of Relics, and later dine on true Elban and Tuscan delights at farmhouse restaurant Montefabbrello.
Enjoy a leisurely champagne breakfast as your luxury charter superyacht cruises to Rome. Disembark and, if you're not ready to finish your Italian story just yet, spend a few days in a luxury hotel in the Italian capital.