Yacht Shows on the French Riviera and in Monaco

Information on the major annual yachting shows on the Cote d'Azur: The Cannes Yachting Festival and the Monaco Yacht Show.

Every year, the Côte d'Azur hosts a number of yacht shows. Chandlers, brokers, and yacht suppliers from around the world, along with some of the most prestigious sailing and motor yachts in the industry, come together to one of the yachting capitals of the world.

The Cannes Yachting Festival

The Cannes Yachting Festival (formerly the Cannes International Boat Show) has hosted the biggest names in the yachting industry with some of the most luxurious yachts, up to 200 new models, and all the well-known European and American brokers.

Travel Information:

  • By train: Take the train to the Cannes SNCF train station, and follow the signs to the port
  • By car: On the A8, take exit Cannes / Mougins and follow the signs to Cannes centre ville, and then to the port
  • By taxi: Allo taxi Cannes Tel: 0890 712 227
  • Shuttle service: From Nice Airport to Cannes

Entrance and tickets

Catering: There are many restaurants nearby in the centre of Cannes

The Monaco Yacht Show

The Monaco Yacht Show is exclusively dedicated to the luxury yachting industry and has the largest in-water display of super and mega yachts in Europe.

Travel Information:

  • By train: Take the train to the Monaco railway station, then follow the signs for the Sainte Dévote Port
  • By car: On the A8, from Nice take exit 54 Monaco, from Menton take exit 57 Roquebrune and follow signs to Monaco centre ville, and then to the port
  • Shuttle service: TAM bus 100 or 110 between Nice airport and Monaco from Nice International Airport terminals 1 and 2

Entrance and tickets:

  • Members of the public and professional visitors: purchase tickets online
  • Main entrance: DARSE sud entrance located opposite the restaurant Le Grand Prix

Other events: Private evenings organised by exhibitors in various venues in Monaco, by invitation only.

Catering: There are many restaurants nearby in the centre of Monaco.

The Antibes Yacht Show

Antibes is known as the yachting capital of Europe and the home port of some of the largest yachts in the industry. The Antibes Yacht Show was cancelled in 2015 and has not yet been replaced by another event, although there are plans to create another event in the future.