Sailing in Italy it’s easy, fun and unforgettable: there’s 7.456 Km of sailing cost, with countless bays and wonderful spots with crystal clear waters.
Here you can find the Top 7 destinations: Liguria, Tuscany, Elba, Bay of Naples, Capri, Sardinia, and Sicily.
Liguria: Portofino is a protected bay. It is 30 NM to La Spezia and not far from one of the quaintest tourist destinations of Italy, with picturesque and colourful coastal towns set in the national park of Cinque Terre.
Tuscany: Elba, Capraia, Pianosa, Montecristo, Giglio, Giannutri. A lot of good charter bases in Tuscany to explore these islands, or even Corsica: Viareggio, Piombino, Follonica, Castiglione della Pescaia / Punta Ala.
Elba Island island offers lovely wide bays, great anchorages and nice villages.
Sardinia: unbeatable waters and exclusive marinas cruising between Costa Smeralda and Porto Cervo as well as unspoiled sailing territories like the famous Maddalena Archipelago. Charter bases: Cannigione, La Maddalena, Olbia, Palau and Portisco and Cagliari in the South. Pink beaches and the fjord-like Gulf of Cannigione make this island a real paradise..
The Bay of Naples and its islands, the Amalfi Coast and the the Pontine Islands Archipelago offer brilliant and international renown destinations for yacht charter.
The Amalfi Coast is a 50 km stretch of coastline with very picturesque towns sitting on steep rocky cliffs. The towns of Amalfi and Positano are just “must to see” spots.
Exclusive Capri is an Iconic Island. High-end boutiques and first-class restaurants are located on the north side of the island. It is very busy and expensive, though. There are no sandy beaches on Capri, its coastline is rather craggy and picturesque.
Procida is the little sister of Capri, still full of beautiful bays and beaches and natural reserve.
Cruising in this area you shouldn’t miss Ischia Island, renowned for its thermal waters, great bays and secluded beaches. Make sure to don’t miss San’Angelo fisherman romantic village.
Pontine Islands: secret gems very popular among romans and napolitans but unknown to the foreigners mostly. The main Island is Ponza, with its charming fisherman tiny villages; Ventotene, Gavi, Palmarola, Zannone, you can’t believe how many caves and grottos and wonderful water.
Last, but not list, Sicily is simply perfect for yacht charter holidays.
There are plenty of modern charter bases such as Marsala to visit the Egadi Archipelago or Palermo, Portorosa, Capo d’ Orlando and Milazzo in the North to explore the Aeolian Islands Lipari, Stromboli, Vulcano, Alicudi, Filicudi, Panarea and Salina.