From Salerno you will be able to set off on a sailing holiday along the stunning Amalfi coast, and the islands of Capri, Ischia and Procida. The sailing area is relatively compact, so you can spend as much time as you like either sailing, swimming, sunbathing and chilling in a gorgeous inlet or visiting the wonderful historic towns that characterize this area.
On a typical one-week’s cruise, your skipper will take you to visit:
The beautiful Amalfi Coast where 1300mt., lush, tree-covered mountains plunge straight into the deep-blue sea and the gorgeous little seafront towns huddle into the gorges and valleys. Amalfi: The “capital” of the Amalfi coast, is the highpoint of any sailing holiday in Southern Italy. This beautiful town is a mixture of history, tradition, superb Campania cuisine, pretty shops and stunning views. From here, your skipper will also take you on a trip to Ravello, where, if you like, you can hear a concert at the famous Ravello Festival at Villa Rufolo or just simply admire what is regarded as the most beautiful view in the world.
Positano: Built into a gorge in the mountain, the town is famous for it’s pretty narrow streets, crammed with “moda Positano” shops, art galleries, chic restaurants and bars where you will sit shoulder-to shoulder with famous international personalities. You mustn’t miss the wild strawberry tart at La Zagara!
Marina del Cantone: A little fishing village in a tranquil bay famous for it’s fish restaurants standing on stilts on the beach. Dine on a moonlit terrace, sampling the best of Campania cuisine!
Capri: Breathtaking natural beauty, steeped in history, gorgeous architecture, wonderful food and the best shops and hotels in the Mediterranean - what else can you say! One of the highlights of a cruise in this area and regarded by many (us included!) as the most beautiful island in the world.
Ischia: The northernmost island in the Bay of Naples, famous for it’s hotwater spas where you can spend a morning chilling in the hot pools, being pampered like a king! You will normally stay in the marina at Forio, a lively, pretty little town, full of shops, bars, restaurants, gorgeous views and the most beautiful sunset in the area!
Procida: A really pretty island with it’s colorful houses climbing up the hills, crystal clear waters and wonderful cuisine. A visit to the little town of Corricella is a must!
Between one destination and another, your skipper will anchor in beautiful inlets or coves for an unforgettable swim (places that only someone with local knowledge would know) and when you reach your destination, he can recommend all the best restaurants in which you can enjoy the fantastic local cuisine.