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The Riviera is the ideal place for yachting. The sun shines 300 days a year and marinas are of a good quality and of an exceptional variety. Result of a long history of resort and tourism, the ports of the Riviera acquired feature equipment and skilled staff to provide quality stays to their boaters.

Alpes Martitimes

The recreational activities of the ports of Cannes, Golfe-Juan, Nice and Villefranche sur Mer are managed by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Nice Côte d'Azur.
- 2 573 moorings rings
- 1300 subscribed boats
- 13 000 passing boats per year

- Support for docking and undocking
- Access to the networks (electricity, water, phone ...)
- Information and other services (careening area, hauling, crane...)
- Information: Weather, Fuel, Divers, Surveillance.

« Port d'Azur », Nice Network Port
8 ports are managed by the CANCA and federated under the label « Ports d’Azur ». They have 3000 mooring rings in total.

- Saint-Laurent-du-Var
- Nice Carras
- Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat
- Beaulieu Fourmis
- Beaulieu Plaisance
- Eze Silva Maris
- Cap d’Ail
- Cros-de-Cagnes

Antibes Ports
Four marinas and a free port are located on the coast of Antibes. They welcome all types of boats, from traditional fishing boat of the Riviera (called pointu), to the great premium yacht (up to 150 m).

- Port Vauban 1 600 moorings rings,
- Port de la Salis : 220 moorings rings,
- Port du Croûton : 411 moorings rings,
- Port Gallice : 524 moorings rings,
- Olivette shelter cove : 45 moorings rings.

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5 marinas in the Toulon roads : Vieille Darse, Toulon Darse Nord, La Seyne-sur-Mer, Saint-Mandrier, Saint-Louis du Mourillon share more than 2000 moorings, reserved for sailing yachts and motorboats. The harbor of Toulon is strategically located for boating.

Maritime Affairs Toulon
244, av Infanterie Marine
83 000 Toulon.
Tél +33 (0) 494 46 92 00

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The cruise business

Alpes Maritimes
With five ports that welcome cruise ships - Cannes, Golfe-Juan, Antibes, Nice and Villefranche sur mer – the Alpes Maritimes plan to host more than 660,000 passengers on 490 scheduled calls in 2011.

In 2010, the Var has received an Award of the international destination of the year for its expertise in terms of organization, promotion and marketing in the cruise business.

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