Events in the Mediterranean
Each summer, the Mediterranean becomes the stage for some of the world’s most spectacular events, drawing the world’s finest superyachts to its ports for a slice of the action. Grab yourself a front row seat and a piece of the action, with a luxury charter vacation to the numerous destinations hosting events this season.
In this article, we’ve pulled together some of the Mediterranean’s biggest events so you won’t miss a thing. Due to the popularity of these events, be sure to book your charter early.
Cannes Film Festival – May
The French Riviera is a year-round VIP playground, but is particularly appealing during the month of May, during the Cannes Film Festival. A-list celebrities from across the globe head to Cannes each spring, posing for the paparazzi on red carpets all over town, enjoying premieres and glamorous VIP events. Why not take prime position in the highly prestigious berth along the Jetee Albert Edouard, enjoying instant access to the hottest red carpet events in town?
Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta – Late May
At the end of May, the superyacht set heads for Sardinia to experience the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta. The competition takes place against the stunning backdrop of La Maddalena, and you’ll enjoy Italian hospitality and glamour as you take in the spectacle. Of course, you might choose to compete, and there are plenty of regatta charters to choose from.
Monaco F1 Grand Prix – May
If Formula 1 is your thing, then you won’t want to miss the Monaco Grand Prix. Even if Formula 1 isn’t your thing, you’ll love the electric buzz of the French Riviera, as the glitterati party in style. The world’s rich and famous flock to Monaco to witness the Grand Prix, and as you’d expect, the wide range of restaurants and bars provide a great place to soak up the opulence of this sporting spectacular.
Superyacht Cup Palma – June
Attracting the world’s most prestigious sailing yachts, the Superyacht Cup Palma is one of Mallorca’s hottest events running over a period of four days. The idyllic sailing conditions in this region and the natural beauty of Palma add to the appeal of this Balearic spectacular, and it’s a great chance to experience the thrill of a regatta charter. Alternatively, enjoy the event as a spectator before heading to the neighboring island of Ibiza.
Venice Film Festival – September
Another glamorous occasion for the diary, the Venice Film Festival is another opulent event attracting the world’s glitterati. Why not enjoy a perfect position in the heart of Punta della Salute, right opposite the Piazza San Marco, ideal for checking out the red carpet looks? In addition, you’ll enjoy a huge selection of restaurants and bars right across Venice, all brimming with Hollywood stars and film crews.
Les Voiles De Saint-Tropez – October
Round up the season during the first week of October, alongside a host of racers and sailing enthusiasts for the Les Voiles De Saint-Tropez. This exciting regatta brings together around 300 classic and modern superyachts to the charming St. Tropez, each battling it out to win the highly prestigious Rolex Trophy. Whether you choose to compete or spectate, you’ll enjoy all the splendor of the French Riviera as you soak up the atmosphere.
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