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Setting sail from La Spezia

Are you dreaming about the sun, turquoise sea and nice Mediterranean weather? Are you passionate about sailing cruises or would you like to experience something new and discover the pleasures of sailing? Then it's time to plan a long holiday or even a weekend sailing from La Spezia. Choosing to sail from La Spezia will allow you not only to visit this pretty seaside town in Liguria, but also to set sail for the famous Gulf of Poets and then discover Cinque Terre national park by boat which is located a few nautical miles. Cinque Terre national park, included in 1997 in the World Heritage list as a "cultural landscape", will surprise you, especially if you decide to get there by sea with boat hire without a license in Liguria. Whether you are an experienced sailor or a simple amateur, a sailing cruise to Riviera di Levante in Liguria will not disappoint you.

A holiday on a sailing boat, an ecological choice

Opting to hire a sailboat in La Spezia also means living a unique experience: there is nothing better than sailing along the coast and admire from your rental sailboat the hills overlooking the sea cultivated with vineyards and olive trees, where you can also find some of the most beautiful hiking trails in Italy. Choosing a charter sailboat in La Spezia also means embracing a sustainable choice that respects the environment and a philosophy of life. A sailing holiday is not only sustainable from the point of view of the environment, but it is also a way to become aware of the consumption of everyday life, the resources available to man and rediscover the pleasure of simple things, as well as learn to respect nature and know its limits.

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Why choosing to set sail from La Spezia?

La Spezia, with its ancient and picturesque city centre, its colorful houses and old shops, is a pretty seaside town that will amaze you with the beauty of the natural landscape that surrounds it. Moreover, La Spezia, thanks to its strategic position, is a perfect base to set sail for the infinite beauties that this part of eastern coast of Liguria offers. A few nautical miles away you will find the enchanting village of Manarola, the second smallest village in Cinque Terre, suspended on a large rock. If you love small seaside villages, with boat hire in La Spezia-Fezzano you can take advantage of a base to explore the Gulf of Poets, which overlooks La Spezia. With the boat hire La Spezia-Mirabello instead you can enjoy a more central base that will allow you to easily visit the town by walk. 


Discovering Cinque Terre and Tuscany sailing from La Spezia

If you decide to set sail from La Spezia or even with boat hire in Sestri Levante you can visit Cinque Terre national park and the five villages that are part of it: Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore. You will be fascinated by the beauty of these villages perched on the coasts of the mountains, all with features in common, but at the same time different from each other. Lerici and Tellaro are two other charming seaside villages that have preserved their soul and where life still flows quietly. 

In addition, with boat hire in La Spezia you can also set sail for costa degli Etruschi in Tuscany, which is located just a few nautical miles and is considered one of the most pristine stretches of the coast of central Italy, or visit Tuscan islands by boat.

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Let yourself be lulled by the rhythms of the Mediterranean and the atmosphere of a sailing holiday and set sail from La Spezia. You can visit one of the most preserved places in the whole country respecting the environment by choosing to hire a sailboat in La Spezia.

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