Italy Yacht Charters
Italy has long been considered one of the world’s top vacation destinations. With its welcoming culture, tantalizing food and sweeping coastlines, there’s no better place to take your next getaway. Yacht charters to Italy offer an innovative way to tour the country, all from the comfort of your own private vessel.
Explore the cerulean blue waters of the Mediterranean Sea, or dock and explore the bustling cities of Rome and Venice. Home to rich history, stunning museums and top-of-the-line shopping, after you reserve an Italy yacht charter, you may never want to leave.
Italy Charter Areas
You could spend months exploring all the hidden treasures that Italy has to offer. But in the interest of time, you’d better stick to the highlight reel. While you’re free to dock at different destinations during your Italy boat charter, we recommend these four popular locations:
- Amalfi Coast
Home to secluded beaches, vibrant homes tucked into its jagged mountains, familiar towns, idyllic natural landscapes, fruitful terraced gardens, seaside valleys and all the beauty a yacht charter guest could hope for, Amalfi Coast si regarded as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Make sure to visit Positano, Capri, Sorrento and Naples.
- Italian Riviera
Equal parts glamorous and naturally beautiful, the Italian Riviera is the epitome of Italian history and class. Dotted with ancient fishing ports, inherent charm and some of the globe’s most popular destinations, like Portofino, San Remo and the Cinque Terre, the Italian Riviera has become an international favorite for yacht charter guests in the Mediterranean Sea.
As the second largest island in the Mediterranean, Sardinia has one of the most beautiful coastlines in all of Europe. From near-perfect beaches and archaeological ruins, to charming coastal towns and villages and world-renowned caves, Sardinia is a destination with water and land activities all yacht charter guests can enjoy.
- Sicily & Aeolian Islands
Known for being a melting pot of European, African and Asian heritage, Sicily is home to plentiful Arab castles, Greek temples and Aragonese churches. As the largest and most unique island in the Mediterranean, it boasts architectural gems, a complex history and interesting folklore that is sure to impress.
VAT (Value Added Tax) on Charters in Italy
As any yachter knows, when it comes to chartering in international waters, a Value Added Tax (VAT) will typically be applied. The following VAT laws pertain to private yacht charters in Italian waters:
– If a yacht only cruises through Italian/EU waters, a standard 22% VAT rate will be applied.
– If a yacht cruises both in and outside EU waters, the VAT rate is only applied to the charter for the amount of time spent in Italian waters.
Italy Charter Highlights
- Equal parts romantic and adventurous
- Breathtaking views
- Fine dining and amazing local cuisine
- Thermal spas and hot springs
- Dramatic coastal scenery