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10 Reasons To Book Your Luxury Italian Island Getaway In 2018

By Jenny Wilson
on  February 18, 2018

If you’re finding yourself longing for a little bit of glorious sunshine, here are just a few reasons to tempt you into starting to plan an Italian island sailing getaway.

What makes a sailing getaway to Italy special - See the land from a new perspective

The Landscapes

It is a truth universally acknowledged that it’s simply impossible to ever tire of looking at the stunning landscapes and breathtakingly beautiful views the Italian islands have to offer.

The Crystal-Clear Waters

Waters around the Italian islands are ideal for swimming, snorkelling and paddle boarding, but if you’re also looking to try something a little more adrenaline-inducing, we’ve got you covered!

The Volcanoes

Feeling the gentle rumbling of an active volcano beneath your feet as you take in the spectacular views all around is an experience you won’t ever forget.

The Beaches

From volcanic soft black sand to secluded coves, there’s a stretch of coastline with your name on it.

The Sunsets You’ll See on your Sailing Getaway

There’s just something inherently magical about watching the sky turn every shade of pink and orange imaginable as the sun sets over the ocean.

The Delicious Italian Cuisine

With so many charming eateries and stunning restaurants to choose from, every menu you will be presented with during your trip will contain some of the most incredible sounding dishes.

The Wine

We wholeheartedly recommend every wine-lover sample a glass or two of the local vintage, especially Malvasia, which is a beautiful sweet wine made on the stunningly picturesque island of Salina.

The Walking Paths

Leading to some of the very best vantage spots, from short strolls to longer walks, walking paths and trails are an ideal way to soak in the sites and explore.

The Charming Cobblestoned Streets

You’ll love strolling through the streets of the charming villages and port towns in the Italian islands for a variety of reasons, not least because you can never quite be certain which delights await you around the next corner.

The Locals

They’re friendly, welcoming, and always willing to point you in the direction of their favourite beach, restaurant, or must-see location.

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