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Yacht Charters in Italy
There isn't a person alive who hasn't dreamed of travelling to Italy some day and what better way of enjoying this ancient country than by cruising its coastline from aboard a yacht? Yacht charter Italy sure has enough to offer to even the most pretentious travelers out there.
Because it is positioned on the boot-shaped peninsula in the middle of the Mediterranean basin, Italy has a lot of coastline, in fact, you're never more than 1 hour's drive away from the coast anywhere in the country, meaning that this is the sailing Mecca for any sailing enthusiast, with a variety of types of shores, ranging from rocky cliffs to low beaches ranging from the very difficult to the very easy to navigate.
Among the best known regions for tourists are the Ligurian coast in the north, Tuscany and the Sicilian shores, where any travelling sailor will get a feast for all the senses. The island of Sardinia is also a major attraction for tourists who are into sailing, not to mention the still blue waters of the Garda Lake (Lago di Garda as it's known to locals), high up in the Alps. On the other side of the peninsula, you'll find the labyrinth-like shores of the Veneto state with famous stops like Venice or Triest - a popular stop for lovers from all over the world.
It has to be said that there is a lot of touristic heritage in yacht charter Italy coming from hundreds of years of experience. Today, all that experience helps the locals provide the best services when it comes to Italian holidays. There are virtually endless days of fun to be had on Italian waters or on the mainland. It's been said that the best way to enjoy Italy is by boat, sailing its waters by day and harboring in a different port every night, although not all stretches of coastline are equally attractive. Some tips from people who have previously sailed the Italian coast might prove invaluable when considering a yacht charter holiday in Italy.
The Italians are very strict when it comes to a small number of protected marine areas. It has 18 of these areas with environmental interest and any visiting vessel is prohibited from sailing near the coast (the limit is in between 1 km and 2 km), fishing, picking seashells, sea plants or any type of seafood, sail using a motor boat, drop anchor, swim or practice any type of water sport. Areas that abide to these regulations are Cinque Terre, Arcipelago Toscano, Isole Tremiti, Miramare, Arcipelago di La Maddalena, Isole Egadi, Isole di Ustica, Proto Cesareo and the Ventatene e Santo Stefano, to name but a few of the most visited.