Guide to Sicily: uncharted routes on a yacht
Sicily, the largest island in the Mediterranean, is not far from the toe of the Italian boot. The island is washed by three seas: the Ionian, the Mediterranean, and the Tyrrhenian…
Yacht rental in Sicily
Fascinating landscapes, centuries-old history, delicious local cuisine and local culture have long attracted travelers from different countries. To discover the island in a new way and at the same time avoid collisions with crowds of tourists, go on a sea cruise. Yacht rentals are widespread both in Sicily and in other regions of Italy.
Day 1: Palermo
You can go on a cruise from the island’s capital, Palermo, in the West of Sicily. There are several museums, medieval churches and palazzos. Be sure to visit the Palatine Chapel, built by the Normans and famous for its magnificent Byzantine mosaics. From the Marina you can see the Pellegrino and Catalfano mountains. After visiting the city, go straight to Capo Gallo, a nature reserve of incredible beauty. Then sail to the Bay of Mondello, but on the way, be sure to visit the picturesque fishing villages of Mondello and sferrakavallo.
Day 2: Egad Islands
The next day, we head West to the egad Islands. Untouched by time, this group of tiny Islands includes Favignana, Marettimo and Levanzo. In particular, Favignana is a hidden gem of Sicily that meets yachts and boats with enchanting views. You can dock at Circolo Nautico Favignana in the center of the island, or explore the most beautiful beaches of the island, such as Cala Ross AI Cala Rotonda, and the stunning Grottoes of BUE Marino.
Day 3: Marsala
From the Egad Islands, we sail back to Palermo, stopping at the port of Marsala, a picturesque town 18 miles South of Trapani. Along the way, you can admire from the deck one of the most romantic places in Sicily, the famous Saline di Lagune, a salt mine between Trapani and Marsala. Take photos of traditional windmills and a stunning sunset in the background, an invaluable experience of a cruise in Sicily.