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You can begin the sailing holiday of your dreams in beautiful France by renting a boat in France. Located in northwestern Europe, France has always played a significant role in the history and culture of the Western world. Surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, the Mediterranean Sea, the Alps, and the Pyrenees, the country is filled with jaw-dropping sights everywhere you turn. Over 100 rivers flow through France, some widely known and others hidden gems. When you charter with Tubber, we enable you to explore places that will take your breath away, either bareboat or on a skippered yacht.
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France is divided into four distinct areas of climate: oceanic, continental, mountain, and Mediterranean. The oceanic climate is spread among the country's western parts, where the temperatures stay relatively consistent. The average winter ranges in temperature from 0 °C to 8 °C, with the average summer ranging from 16 °C to 24 °C. When travelling in France, many people recommend spending time in the southern parts of the country. The weather is warm, and the sun always shines, making for the ideal destination for an unforgettable sailing holiday.
The summer months of June to August offer fantastic weather and ample sunshine, but these are also the most tourist-heavy months of the year. This means that hot spots are far more crowded than usual, and prices tend to be at their highest. There are a few more reasonable periods to consider, avoiding inflated prices and mass tourism that makes it challenging to practice social distancing. From March to May and September to November, the weather is moderate, the prices are lower, and there are fewer tourists. For the best possible sailing holiday in France, we recommend planning your travels in one of these periods, instead of the busy summer.
With so many bodies of water flowing through and around France, the country offers an endless supply of possibilities when it comes to sailing. Whether you want to cruise down the glamorous Côte d'Azur or sail along the picturesque Atlantic Coast, the surrounding landscape wherever you go is guaranteed to offer incredible views. From the Seine River, which flows through Paris's magnificent city, to the Garonne River, which flows from the world-famous Pyrenees, you honestly can't go wrong with a yacht rental anywhere in France. It's time to finally treat yourself to the sailing holiday you've long deserved and explore the beauty of France!
The only question that matters now is—where will you go?
Take advantage of one of our many boat rentals in the marvellous Marseille, located in the heart of southern France. Each year, millions of tourists flock to this beautiful port city for its pristine beaches, historic landmarks, and vibrant culture. Relax on one of our spacious riverboats as you sail around Marseille, admiring the stunning architecture seen along the way. When you're ready to dock, the city awaits. You can find countless parks, museums, and public attractions throughout the port city, as well as a booming nightlife scene. Be careful; you may never want to leave!
If you're looking to visit Cogolin or one of the nearby cities like Grimaud, Saint-Tropez, or Bormes-Les-Mimosas, what better way to explore than by yacht charter? Stepping into the picturesque provincial village of Cogolin is like stepping into a postcard. Located on the slopes of the Massif des Maures just steps away from the beautiful Côte d'Azur, Cogolin is dripping in natural beauty. Stroll through the historic village and let yourself be swept up in its splendour. If you're looking for a scenic and relaxing sailing holiday under the sun, Cogolin makes a fantastic choice.
The medieval port village of Grimaud is filled with unspoiled beauty, culture, and rich history. From ancient pathways and charming vineyards to sparkling streams and inviting shorelines, you could wander around the village without an itinerary and never get bored. It's no wonder why Grimaud is one of the most beloved villages in Côte d'Azur. If you're looking for holiday destinations in France to enjoy your sailing holiday, it doesn't get much better than Grimaud. So, what are you waiting for? Book your yacht rental with us today and experience all the mesmerizing sights that France has to offer!
With a vibrant culture, exceptional views, world-renowned architecture, and thriving nightlife, France is a country with something for everyone. The perfect place to spend your sailing holiday aboard one of our private super yachts. Impressive vessels like the Lagoon Catamaran, Sailing Yacht, or a skippered Motor Yacht all make perfect choices for a relaxing trip. At Tubber, we offer various options to suit all travel tastes, ranging from luxurious retreats to wilderness adventures.
Before you start your journey, you need to know that to sail in France, you will sometimes need a licence:
However, for most boats available for hire in the canal and river networks or sailing yachts, a license isn't necessary.
For further information about sailing licenses and restrictions, contact our team at Tubber. We're here to assist you every step of the way. Whether you're an experienced sailor or a beginner interested in one of our skippered yacht rentals, we can curate the perfect sailing experience to suit your needs. I'm not sure exactly which boat would make the best match? No problem. Our Tubber experts are happy to help you select the ideal yacht and destination for your trip. Soon enough, you'll be able to experience the freedom and excitement of the sailing holiday you've always dreamed of.
ICC is short for International Certificate of Competence for Operator of Pleasure Craft. If you intend to sail bareboat, you will likely need an ICC. Otherwise, you can take advantage of one of our skippered yacht rentals. However, if you plan to charter or use a French registered boat, you may not need an ICC.
Less than you might think! We offer a variety of yacht rentals to suit different budgets. Our yacht charter experts are available to work with you on finding the perfect boat rental for your holiday. Simply fill out the form on our website to request a quote, and within 24 hours, you will receive a quotation tailor-made to give you the holiday of your dreams.
For boat rentals in France, there is no better choice than Tubber. We provide secure payment, insurance, and 24/7 expert support both before and during your holiday, so you can enjoy a worry-free holiday. We offer bareboat and skippered yacht charters to allow you to choose your sailing preference. This way, even if you do not have a sailing licence or prefer to sit back and relax, you can rest assured that you'll be sailing with a friendly and experienced skipper.
Besides bareboat and skippered yacht rentals, we offer the exciting option of sailing in a flotilla. If you're looking to make friends on your sailing holiday, this is a perfect choice. Here, you book a yacht and then set sail with a small group of other sailing enthusiasts under the guidance of a skipper. With so many incredible sailing opportunities, you are guaranteed to find a vessel at Tubber that suits your needs.
Contact us today to discuss your sailing holiday in France and plan the trip of a lifetime!
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