One week tour to the Aeolian islands by sailing boat - Classic Tour
Port of embark & disembark: Sicily, Capo D’Orlando (www.capodorlandomarina.it/en/)
SAILING BOAT COMAR COMET 45S (14 METERS)
Check In: Saturday at 17.00
Check Out: Saturday at 9.30
Duration / Distances: 7 days / 100 Nautical Miles
Style: Swimming, Relax, Sightseeing
Previous Sailing Experience: None
- Explore the Aeolian volcanic islands listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site
- Learn to sail with a professional RYA Cruising Instructor
- Swim in crystal clear waters and explore secluded coves and bays
- Enjoy water activities, snorkeling, and SUP
- Take a night sail around one of the most active volcanoes in the world
- Partake of Sicilian culinary delights
- Relax in a natural mud bath and healing hot springs
- Sightseeing the charming villages;
Check In and Welcome
We meet and provide you a briefing to explain our rules, safety procedures, and use of the yachtequipment.
We discuss the navigation plan for the week and provide our recommendations to create a memorablesailing week.
We sail from Port of Embark to Vulcano Island (about 3 hours).
We anchor for water activities (swimming, snorkelling, SUP) at Gelso Bay, then eat lunch.
After lunch, wesail northwest (about 1 hour) and anchor in Porto Levante, where you can relax in the unique mud bathsand thermal springs.
Late in the afternoon, we sail north to Lipari Island Marina, where we spend the night.
Lipari is the biggest Island of the Aeolians, and it boasts the widest collection of restaurants and storesalong with a charming walking area in the historical center.
We sail From Lipari to Lipari North-East (less then 1 hour), with stops for water activities in Canneto and Spiaggie Bianche, famous for their white sand beaches.
After lunch, we sail more northeast to Panarea Island (about 2 hours), where we spend the night anchoredon a mooring buoy. (If you want to go ashore, tender is available).
Panarea is famous for its lively nightlife. Enjoy the breathtaking sunsets at nice bars and party into the nightif you choose.
In the morning, we sail around the small islands of Panarea (Dattilo, Lisca Bianca, and Basiluzzo) with 1-2stops on anchor for amazing snorkeling.
After lunch, we sail northeast (2-3 hours) to Stromboli Island, where we spend the night on anchor on amooring buoy.
Stromboli is one of the most active volcanos in the world, erupting about once an hour.Since it rises directly out of the sea, you can enjoy its great show from the water.
We can organize a sailing tour very early in the morning (4 a.m.) to see red magma spurting out of the conelike a dramatic natural fireworks display.
We leave Stromboli and head southwest towards Salina Island (about 4 hours).
We stop in Pollara Bay, probably the most beautiful spot in the Aeolians, where the bay was created by abeautiful underwater crater. Pollara Bay was made famous by the movie The Postman with Massimo Troisi.
We stop for water activities and lunch.
After lunch, we sail south (about 1 hour) to the marina.
Enjoy the afternoon in the charming village of Salina which has some chic shops, very fine restaurants, and excellent wine.
In the morning, we sail west to the wild Filicudi Island (about 4 hours).
We stop on anchor with lunch in Capo Graziano, famous for its prehistoric village ruins.In the afternoon, we sail around the beautiful rock pinnacle of La Canna and the Bue Marino Caves beforestopping for the night in Pecorini Bay.
Pecorini is a very small village with an excellent informal sunset aperitif made by the locals with traditionalfood.
We sail back to Vulcano Island (about 4 hours) to explore the west side of the Island.
We stop on anchor in Piscina di Venere to enjoy the stunning crystal blue-turquoise water and to explore(with the tender) the Grotta del Cavallo cave.
After lunch, we sail back to our Port of Disembark.
Note: The skipper will do his best to stay within the proposed program; it will be his task to meet yourneeds, any special requests, and a tailored itinerary. However, the skipper makes the final decisions associated with stops, routes, and ports based on wind, weather, and the safety of the crew.
THE PRICE INCLUDES:
- Port Boarding & Landing
- Welcome drink
- Sheets & Towels Set
- Zodiac tender use 2.80 Mt. with electric outboard motor
- Personal insurance
- Final cleaning
THE PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:
- Fuel (total week 50 ÷ 150 EUR)
- Possible intermediate ports or mooring buoys (total week 50 ÷ 200 EUR), we will often be at anchor free of charge, subject to special customer requirements or weather restrictions
(31th March - 11th May) 3300 EUR / WEEK (PRICE PER PERSON € 550)
(12th May - 22th June) 3800 EUR / WEEK (PRICE PER PERSON € 634)
(23th June - 27th July) 4500 EUR / WEEK (PRICE PER PERSON € 750)
(28th July - 17th August) 5300 EUR / WEEK (PRICE PER PERSON € 884)
(18th August - 07th September) 4400 EUR / WEEK (PRICE PER PERSON € 734)
(08th September - 05th October) 3800 EUR / WEEK (PRICE PER PERSON € 634)
(06th October - 26th October) 3300 EUR / WEEK (PRICE PER PERSON € 550)
BOOKING WITHIN 6.00 P.M. OF THE PREVIOUS DAY
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