As the end of August approaches, you may find yourself still dreaming of the summer months… and they’re still ongoing in the Mediterranean! Plan ahead for the perfect September getaway in Greeceor the French Riviera. The sun is still shining and the beaches aren’t as busy, what more could you want?
Cruise along the sun-drenched coastline from the blue waters of Cannes to the millionaire’s paradise peninsula in St Jean Cap Ferrat and beyond. Pass historic ports of Théoule and Mandelieu La Napoule before arriving in style in St Tropez, or head east to to try your hand in the casino in Monacoor anchor in the captivating cliff lined bay of Villefranche sur Mer.
On top of the weather and sights, you can also indulge in a little food! Seek out the best restaurants the Riviera has to offer. Choose from line-caught fish at the rustic restaurant Auberge des Maures in St Tropez, a favourite of Picasso and Charlie Chaplin, or the buzzing beach club of Bâoli in Cannes.
Explore the traditional villages of the Cyclades where stone houses and winding cobbled streets will undoubtedly keep you charmed, or try the Venetian-inspired Ionian islands where friendly locals will welcome you to tavernas for long afternoons of food and wine! Greece is certainly not short of beautiful bays so now is the time to make the most of the watersports on board your yacht – find a secluded bay where you can dive in to crystal clear waters to explore life below the surface!
Stop off for lunch at one of the many incredible restaurants on the islands – taste the delights of Greek cuisine in Mykonos at Eva’s Garden where you will can feast on spanikopita (spinach pie), tzatziki and grilled fresh bream, beneath hanging vines, or keep it low key at the Greek taverna Tsahpinis in Paros.