Discover Italy’s celebrated Amalfi coast and create long lasting memories on a Pontine Islands flotilla yacht charter. Carried by the steady winds of the Campania region, set off on blue-water passages into the Tyrrhenian Sea launching from our Procida base off the coast of Naples. Explore together navigating the beautiful, remote Phlegraean and volcanic Pontine archipelago. Relax among enchanting waters that boast splendid anchorages, pristine beaches, fascinating archaeological sites and rich Roman history. Plus, your flotilla lead crew will lend support at every step of your Italian coastal vacation.

2020 Departure Dates: July 18 and August 29

To book a Pontine Islands Flotilla, call 888 350 3568

*The program may be changed due to weather conditions or particular/unforeseen events. 

**The cost of participation is €140 per person, which includes lead yacht, assistance, fuel, welcome drink and happy hour. Cost of yacht, mooring fees and restaurants are not included.

Pontine Islands-one week Flotilla

7
Days

Highlights

  • Stunning Amalfi Coast scenery
  • Epic blue water sailing
  • Procida’s picturesque town
  • Delicious Italian cuisine
  • Beautiful traditional fishing villages
Day 1

Procida

The day's sailing

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Nautical miles
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Sailing time

To be used as a guide only. Based on suggested sailing lanes and average wind speed for area.

Suggested activities

  • Sunbathing Sunbathing
  • Snorkelling Snorkelling
  • Exploring Exploring
Sunsail mohohull anchoring in Procida

Spend the evening in Procida’s pastel-hued marina, nestled on the northeast corner of the island. Brace yourself for a warm welcome and refreshing libation as you get to know your boat and new flotilla companions at our base. Sleep on board your yacht and wake up to your morning flotilla yacht briefing.

Discover Procida

Harbour in Procida

Lingua Beach

Close to port, relax on the scenic beach of Lingua Beach before your flotilla sets off.

Day 2

Procida to Sant’Angelo, Ischia

The day's sailing

6
Nautical miles
1 hr
Sailing time

To be used as a guide only. Based on suggested sailing lanes and average wind speed for area.

Suggested activities

  • Sunbathing Sunbathing
  • Snorkelling Snorkelling
  • Exploring Exploring
Santo Angelo anchoring location view

To launch our journey, we’ll head towards the island of Ischia and drop anchor on the east coast to enjoy lunch up against the medieval Aragonese Castle. Once satiated, set course once more to anchor overnight on the southern coast of the island in Sant’Angelo. Known for its mineral-rich thermal springs thanks to its volcanic legacy, Ischia has stolen many visitors’ hearts with its natural beauty.

Discover Ischia

Aragone Castle on Ischia

Medieval Aragonese Castle

With its colorful and turbulent history, enjoy walking through intricate bougainvillea-covered walls that now hold beautiful local exhibitions and international film festivals in the summer.

Le Fumarole beach

Le Fumarole

Spend some time on Le Fumarole beach, where locals and travelers alike cook fresh seafood on its thermal vapour hot spots!

Day 3

Ischia to Ventotene

The day's sailing

20
Nautical miles
4 hr
Sailing time

To be used as a guide only. Based on suggested sailing lanes and average wind speed for area.

Suggested activities

  • Sunbathing Sunbathing
  • Snorkelling Snorkelling
  • Exploring Exploring
Ventotene Porto Romano from above

Head far out into the Gulf of Naples to the lively island of Ventotene. Enjoy a straight shot of blue water sailing as you leave Ischia in your wake. Navigate to Porto Romano on the island’s northeast coast. Here, we will moor in safety to explore the peaceful town on the island that boasts brilliantly colored vegetation and panoramic views.

Discover Ventotene

Ventotene beach

Wreck diving

Ventotene is one of the greatest scuba diving spots in Italy, and home to a diving academy. Explore the wrecks, treasures and marine life of the Ventotene Marine Reserve.

Vetotene Piazza Castello

Piazza Castello

Lying directly above Port Romano, the epicenter of Ventotene town is a textbook example of authentic Italian seaside village charm.

Day 4

Ventotene to Ponza

The day's sailing

20
Nautical miles
4 hr
Sailing time

To be used as a guide only. Based on suggested sailing lanes and average wind speed for area.

Suggested activities

  • Sunbathing Sunbathing
  • Snorkelling Snorkelling
  • Exploring Exploring
Ponzo Porto

Sail on to the next island in the Pontine chain, beautiful Ponza, which is situated 25 miles to the west. Here we will moor overnight in the Port of Ponza on the eastern side of the island. Snorkel the crystal-clear waters and explore the beaches and spectacular geological formations Ponza is known for. End the day’s adventures with a group dinner at a local restaurant, where delectable seafood cuisine satisfies after a splendid day of sailing.

Discover Ponza

Zannone island

Suggested lunch spots

Enjoy a late lunch on Isola Zannone to the north of Ponza. This rocky islet is great for bird watching and offers incredible views across the Tyrrhenian Sea.

Day 5

Ponza to Palmarola

The day's sailing

6
Nautical miles
1 hr
Sailing time

To be used as a guide only. Based on suggested sailing lanes and average wind speed for area.

Suggested activities

  • Sunbathing Sunbathing
  • Snorkelling Snorkelling
  • Exploring Exploring
Palmarola sea

Next in our sights is Palmarola, the most westerly of the Pontine Islands. Serving primarily as a nature reserve, Palmarola’s coast is dotted with incredible cliffs and grottos, allowing you to dive and snorkel alongside the rich marine life of the Tyrrhenian Sea. We’ll anchor overnight at this craggy gem of the Mediterranean.

Discover Palmarola

Clear water palmarola

The Rifles

Palmarola is known for its rugged sea stacks such as this magical collapsed natural arch.

Palmarola Island covered in clouds

Cava Mazzella

Those of the adventurous nature can uncover the mystique of this natural cave.

Day 6

Palmarola to Port of Ischia

The day's sailing

24
Nautical miles
5 hr
Sailing time

To be used as a guide only. Based on suggested sailing lanes and average wind speed for area.

Suggested activities

  • Sunbathing Sunbathing
  • Snorkelling Snorkelling
  • Exploring Exploring
Port of Ischia

Leaving Palmarola in our wake, we’ll break up the day’s journey with a lunch stop at the tiny islet of Santo Stefano, just east of Ventotene. Then we set course for the main port on the northeast coast of the island of Ischia. Mooring overnight, enjoy a sociable happy hour before then stroll the bustling main street riddled with great nightlife and cuisine.

Discover Santo Stefano Island

Santo Stefano island

Carcere Borbonico di Santo Stefano

Explore the incredible abandoned panopticon prison dating from the late 18th century.

Day 7

Ischia to Procida

The day's sailing

6
Nautical miles
1 hr
Sailing time

To be used as a guide only. Based on suggested sailing lanes and average wind speed for area.

Suggested activities

  • Sunbathing Sunbathing
  • Snorkelling Snorkelling
  • Exploring Exploring
Procida harbour from above

We will head back to peaceful Procida for our last night, ending our island-hopping exploration discovering Marina Corricella – a quaint fishing village, which can only be reached by boat or on foot. Enjoy the last group dinner of mouth-watering seafood and local wine at a classic Procidan restaurant.

Discover Procida

Royal Palace of Palazzo Davalos

Royal Palace of Palazzo d'Avalos

If you have time, head to Terra Murata, Procida’s vibrant historic center. Get lost in its winding streets and visit the old Royal Palace of Palazzo d’Avalos or wander around its church, Chiesa di Santa Margherita Nuvoa, which boasts beautiful views overlooking Capri.