Sailing holidays: many destinations to visit Italy sailing during the holidays
Free man, you will always cherish the sea!
The sea is your mirror; you contemplate your soul
In the infinite unrolling of its billows
Sailing holidays are synonymous with ...re synonymous with sea,
wind, nature and total relaxation. It is to immerse yourself in the most
perfect, thrilling and yet relaxing distance from the hustle and bustle, to
give space to the forces of nature. If you love fun in the waves, but you want
to enjoy the blue immensity of the open sea, treat yourself to a sail!
Courses for beginners or for the more experienced with
professional instructors, days exploring the coast, a 1-week or weekend sail-boat
cruise with an experienced skipper, romantic moments, fishing
experiences, snorkelling and diving: Sicilying has selected this all for you.
For your Sicily vacation live the emotions of classic sailing:
a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity! The life
of the sea: powerful feelings, live FOR THOSE WHO WANT TO DISCOVER THE SECRETS OF SAILING THE SEA. Do you like the
idea of sailing holidays but you are still beginners? Entrust yourselves
to Sicilying! Our classic sailing courses are held by professional
instructors of the Italian Sailing Federation; they will provide you with
all the necessary training, both theoretical, and more importantly, practical. Organised
courses but also individual lessons, or all-inclusive packages, bareboat
sailing with overnight accommodation. Come and experience it for
yourself: things will come naturally and you'll find it exciting, fun, and not
too difficult! FOR LOVERS OF FISHING, you
cannot miss the chance to fish at sea! Sea fishing is one of the most
fun and exciting pastimes that you can enjoy in the summer, but also during the
rest of the year. Fishing at sea is also a sport, a challenge for oneself, a
challenge with one's prey, and with other fishermen. Custom-making your
lines can also use a bit of imagination.
from typical Sicilian fisherman villages, such as
Acitrezza, you can try trawl fishing with live bait, fishing with the
net, or the trawl, or other sea fishing techniques. You will be guided by
skilled fishermen, who will show you their daily work-tools and the main
techniques, and will introduce you to the various fish species of this island:
Groupers, Dotti, Kingfish, Snappers, Sea bass, Bream, White bream, Corvine,
Tuna, and many more.
Other extraordinary places to practise
your fishing are the “Grotto di Capo Boeo” and the “Grotto
del Biscione” at Marsala, the fish shoals off the island of
Levanzo, the Skerki bank between Sicily and Tunisia, the Talbot
and Talbottino banks 30 miles from Marsala, the Pantelleria bank
18 miles from the island of Pantelleria, and Murena about 10 miles from
the latter. Living
the sea from the sea
To spend a few days at sea is an extremely intense experience that will leave a
A Mediterranean yacht charter for the weekend or a week long bareboating
adventure will give you the chance to experience the sea from a particularly
privileged perspective. FOR THOSE WHO WANT TO LIVE
THE EXPERIENCE OF SAILING THE MEDITERREANEAN, Sicilying has selected real
classic sailing holidays, charter cruises that let you pass the day
enjoying the sea, with boats equipped with all mod cons, stopping to visit
beautiful islands, to do land excursions, visit volcanoes or even go
Sicilying offers a unique way to live your Sicily vacation: enjoy the
colours, the wind and the landscapes. Let yourself be lulled by the waves
whilst visiting some of the most charming islands in the Mediterranean.
Live the sea on the Aeolian
Islands, one of 50 Italian sites included in the UNESCO World Heritage
List. The islands are recognised for their outstanding natural heritage,
characterized by wild and unspoiled nature which includes two active volcanoes,
Stromboli and Vulcano. The archipelago is made up of five beautiful islands -
Lipari, Panarea, Salina, Alicudi and Filicudi - and some islets and reefs
bathing in a crystal clear blue sea.
Explore the archipelago of
the Egadi islands to the far West of Sicily, a few miles from Trapani,
made up of the islands of Favignana, Levanzo, Marettimo, the small island of
Formica and the Maraone rock. The archipelago forms the Marine Protected Area
(AMP) of the Egadi Islands, the largest marine reserve in Europe. The islands
are set in a blue azure sea which is home to a rich and varied flora and fauna.
Such features make this archipelago a unique and coveted destination for all
lovers of snorkelling, diving and sailing. FOR THOSE WHO WANT TO LIVE
A WEEK OF ADVENTURE, with Sicilying you can push yourselves all the way to the island
of Malta in an extraordinary Mediterranean yacht charter. Among the
must-see spots, the 'Blue Grotto', a fabulous collection of colourful
caves in crystal clear water; while at Gozo, Dwejra Bay awaits you, a
unique spectacle of nature: two impressive rock cliffs joined by a rock wall
that mark the entrance to a beautiful circular bay, from where you can go
ashore to admire the sheer beauty of the Blue Window and the Blue Hole, a
stunning natural open-air swimming pool where you can go snorkelling.
During one of your sailing
holidays, you will have the chance to discover not only nature, but some of
the island: with a charter cruise you can visit Marzamemi, with its
Sixteenth Century tuna factory, one of the most important in Eastern Sicily,
overlooking a very pretty square full of great restaurants; or you could at
last visit the beautiful places featured in the famous television series 'Inspector
Montalbano', such as “Fornace Penna” at Sampieri, and the coast of
Donnalucata, closing on a picturesque sunset at the lighthouse viewpoint of
Punta Secca, where the inspector has his home overlooking the sea. And then
back to the port of Marina di Ragusa for a free evening. FOR THOSE
LOOKING FOR A MINI-CRUISE OR A WEEKEND EXPERIENCE OF THE SEA, if you are
wondering what to do in Sicily and if, at the same time, you like the
idea of sailing holidays but don't have a whole week free, Sicilying
offers all-inclusive day or weekend packages with which you can discover the
most beautiful bays of Sicily!
You will be able to explore the coast of Ragusa and Syracuse, and
then go on a discovery of the city of Ortigia, with its characteristic
little streets and many examples of Greek domination.
Leaving from the port of Catania, you can sail up the East
coast of Sicily to reach the magnificent Isola Bella at Taormina, with
stops along the way at Aci Castello and Aci Trezza, where the rocks
described by Verga are a backdrop to a magic volcanic rock shoreline, and then
to Giardini Naxos, the seaside resort famous for its fine golden sand.
The view of the majestic Mount Etna will accompany you along the route. Taormina, Egadi, Santa Maria del Focallo are among the many unique
destinations for a day of classic sailing in Sicily.
holidays cannot be comfortable enough, thanks to our selection of boats
complete with all mod cons and with highly qualified staff: you only have to
worry about remembering to pack your swimsuit and the sunscreen! FOR A DIFFERENT EVENING WITH FRIENDS, why not organise a sunset aperitif on
a boat...? You think for your friends and we'll do the rest: music and
great Sicilian dishes to pass an amazing, unusual and fun evening with
friends! FOR THOSE
WHO LOVE ROMANCE, leave your loved one speechless with a unique evening on a boat! A candlelit dinner with fish, with a starry sky above you and the sound of waves lulling you. For one of those special occasions the sea will be just the right setting for your love story!