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Riviera by boat.

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Orinda, California
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Riviera by boat.

My family will be visiting Beaulieu in late June and we planned to rent a 32 foot "ish" boat for a day to see things from the water. We wanted to go as far as St. Tropez since driving there is apparently hellish and time consuming. How long might a boat trip take to reach St. Tropez and are there any other stops you might recommend in the area along the Riviera? Thanks so much for any help!

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for Nice, French Riviera - Cote d'Azur, Antibes
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1. Re: Riviera by boat.

One of you would require a boat licence -permis bateau- or you would need to hire a skipper. Some places require you use their skipper anyway with bigger boats

It is still going to take a couple hours to get there

this company in villefranche do large boats [and smaller ones] - note that fuel is ot always included in hiire price


London, UK
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2. Re: Riviera by boat.

Anything you can hire from darkpelican without a licence will take at least two days to get there.

Antibes, France
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3. Re: Riviera by boat.

The trip will cost you a fortune in fuel and also be hellish, you may have time to just get there and turn round and come back if you were very lucky and had your foot down, and even if the sea was dead flat it would be a very long and tiring day, any slight wind and it would be horrible/not possible!!

On the other hand a day on a boat just pottering around the bays of Villefranche and Cap Ferrat would be very pleasant indeed.

Imperia, Italy
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4. Re: Riviera by boat.

You can take a boat trip from Nice to St Tropez trans-cote-azur.co.uk/nice-saint-tropez.php

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