The sailing areas in Italy are: Liguria, Tuscany, Amalfi and Calabria. Particularly beautiful are the sailing areas around Sicily and Sardinia, although these are rather challenging. The rest of the areas are also suitable for beginners. The sailing season is from May to October.
Suitable for sailing beginners* (except Sardinia!).
Suitable for families
Stable Mediterranean climate
Well equipped marinas
A variety of beautiful beaches and bays
And of course: Italian cuisine
What to expect when sailing in Italy:
30°C air temperature in the summer months
Warm water temperatures
Winds: Mistral and Scirocco (beware of sudden gusts)
Expensive marinas (especially in August)
Boat license necessary, but no radio license
Easy to reach
August is the strongest travel month in Italy, we recommend you to avoid it. Also, the sailing areas are often very rocky, so always pay close attention to the tides.