Tuscany's Sailing Area
Sailing around Tuscany
Tuscan Archipelago is an ideal place for a perfect charter sailing holiday. The region stretches from the Apennines to the Tyrrhenian Sea, to which slopes gently with a coastline made up of sandy beaches and headlands, famous for its archipelago, between the Tuscan coast and Corsica, where you find the beautiful islands, so called the "Seven Sisters": Elba, Capraia, Giglio, Montecristo, Giannutri, Gorgona and Pianosa. Each island is very unique and original, with own history and characteristic beauty of its natural landscape. Islands of iron, light and colour, dramatic coastline, charming sandy beaches, mostly hidden in rocky bays, steep cliffs, chestnut forests, small cosy fishing villages, warm climate and some of the best diving in the Mediterranean, loved by corals and dolphins. The islands are so different from one another, full of rich history, culture and legend, from the Etruscans to Napoleon, nature reserves surrounded by an emerald sea. The entire area of the Tuscan Archipelago it is a part of the national park, which is also the biggest protected marine area in Europe. Therefore, it is not surprising that all the islands have picturesque and unspoilt scenery. This beautiful Tuscan Coast and its archipelago has one of the best areas for sailing in Italy, it is an amazing place for yacht charter and sailing holidays with the family or friends. There are many great places to choose from where you can go sailing, with great choice of all types of boats: sailing yachts, catamarans, power boats or luxury super yachts, with a skipper and crew or bareboat. The Tuscan coast is full of anchorages, marinas and big harbours with a full range of services, making it a great place to sail. Sailing it’s a great way to experience this fantastic part of the Mediterranean, great for families with kids, friends and beginners. We are always ready to help you to organise your great charter sailing holiday.
Best Yacht Charter Bases to sail in Tuscany
The best places to start your charter might be: Marina Cala dei Medici in Castiglioncello, Marina Cecina, Marina San Vincenzo, Marina Salivoli, Marina Scarlino, Marina Punta Ala, Talamone, Santo Stefano, Porto Ercole, Cala Galera and Portoferraio.
Sailing in Corse and Sardinia from bases in Tuscany
Tuscany is a good starting point also for Sailing in Corsica (50 NM) or Sailing in Sardinia (110 NM). Those destinations would be great for sailors having possibility to charter a boat for minimum 2 weeks as there are many amazing places to visit on the way.