ITINERARY III: 7-14 days between Pontine, Ischia and Capri

The charm enclosed in this islands, spectacular scenery, flavors and intoxicating smells. Ventotene is famous for its diving centers will show stunning backdrops for a unique souvenir! The natural beauty of Ischia and Capri, where every beach has a special charm that distinguishes it from the others and makes it unique.


NettunoCheck-in Saturday at 05:00 p.m. Marina di Nettuno
Palmarola
30 Nm
Is the most western island of the archipelago; many dangerous points surround its coasts but you'll be able to find great places to anchor. We suggest you visit Punta Tramontana, from where you can admire a very beautiful bay called "The Cathedral" because of its cliff falling vertically to the sea and the big bays which remind us of that image. At Cala del Porto you'll find, during the summer, a small restaurant on the shore
Ponza
5 Nm
It's port can harbour up to 200 boats on eight floating pontoons, privately managed and equipped with water and electricity sockets. During peak season, you can anchor in the roadstead between the pontoon where the Restaurant Gennarino is and the rock called Ravia. On land you'll find the following services: fuel refuelling – grid and slipway – moving crane and laying–up – engine and electrical repairing – mooring and scuba diving services – repairing for hulls in wood or fiberglass.The whole island is fringed by inlets and coves for sheltering depending on the direction of the winds. Cala Inferno and Ansa dello Schiamone protected from SW to NW, from Cala Inferno you can climb up a stairway cut in tufa stone and reach the little town of Le Forna, overlooking Cala di Feola on the west coast of the island, where you will discover many tipical restaurants. Cala di Feola and Cala dell'Acqua, protected from the winds of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd quadrants; on the south-west side of Cala di Feola, you'll find a little marina or you can anchor in the roadstead of the little harbour. Here you will find the natural pools, excavated by the sea in the tufa stone. At Cala dell'Acqua you can find refuge form the Mistral, sheltering behind Punta del Papa. Cala di Lucia Rosa, is protected from winds of the 1st and 2nd quadrants. This coastline is particlularly beautiful and is characterized by a series of grottoes and rocks. Chiaia di Luna, excellent refuge from the east wind and the others of the 1st quadrant; good sandy seabed for anchorage. From this marvellous beach you can reach the town of Ponza walking through a tunnel excavated by the ancient Romans.
Ventotene
22 Nm
The old harbour, Porto Nicola, has been excavated by the ancient Romans, as well as the bollards and the portico running along the quay, still perfectly functioning. At the entrance of the harbour, and more precisely, at the base of the tufa rock which is located where the lighthouse is, you can recognize the ancient Roman fishpond for fish raising, provided with an ingenoius system for water recycling through pipes flowing into two covered pools. The island saves other historical vestiges among which the remains of a great roman construction towards Punta Eolo: the Borbonic stairway and the fortress. Besides the old harbour and adjacient to it, towards north, lies the new port, Porto Nuovo (Cala Rossano) protected by a quayed jetty. The port offers various services such as: water, electricity and food supply, ice and marine shops. Other safe bays are: Cala Parata Grande protected from east winds. Though it is the only natural refuge from the southeast wind called "libeccio", you need to consider that we are in the B zone of the natural marine reserve and therefore all anchorage and motor navigation is forbidden. Cala Nave and Parata della Postina protected from winds of the 4th quadrant, C zone of the natural marine reserve, where you can anchor on the outside of the four buoys which delimit the reserved area.
Santo Stefano
1 Nm
A visit to the nearby island of Santo Stefano, a big rock of a couple of kilometers from the perimeter, where the only building is a prison (of the form circular) and the journey continues towards Zannone and the rest of the wonders of Ponza.
Ischia
22 Nm
It is the biggest of the Flegrean Islands and is surmounted by Mount Epomeo. Ischia is famous for its thermal springs, for its mild climate and is an international tourist destination. It is characterized by a rich, luxurious vegetation, covering not only the cultivated areas (vineyards) but also the little rocks and the stones, forming the tipical "green tufa". The main port serves as the entrance to the city that extends itself all the way to the Aragonese Castle, dating back to the Vth century b.C. Other harbours are: Casamicciola, Florio d'Ischia and S. Angelo. This last one is built on the East side of a stretch of sand linking Punta S. Angelo with the main land and is one of the most picturesque corners of the island, with its unaltered nature.
Procida
2 Nm
It definitely is the lesser known of the neapolitan islands, and owes its name to the verb "prochyo", which means "erupted". It was probably formed by the eruptions of volcanoes that are unactive nowadays. The vertical coast is made of tufa stone, but the inland presents many cultivations and gardens. The maritime and terrestrial envionment are perfectly integrated and create an uncomparable and marvellous blend. The main port of the island is Marina di Procida a fishermen's village, comprehending two vast docks: the East one is for cruisers. South of the island is the Corricella, a fishermen's harbour, where the famous movie by M. Troisi, "Il Postino" was shot and Chiaiolella, lovely fishermen's village, with its pink and yellow little houses. It is a safe achorage and is protected from all winds. During the summer, the most important event is the "Sagra del Mare" (The Feast of the Sea) in honour of "Graziella" the protagonist of Alfonso La Martine's novel.
Capri
15 Nm
It's name comes from the greek Kapros (Island of boars) and is formed by two districts: Capri and Anacapri. Its coasts are high and irregular. Mount Solaro is the highest peak (586 meters above sea level) from where you can enjoy a spectacular view of the Gulf of Naples. Its mild and very humid climate explains its luxurious vegetation. The island's wildlife is poor but there is an endemic specie, the blue lizard, that exists only in Capri. The only port of the island is on the North coast, Marina Grande, but you can also anchor East or West of this port, or, in case of North winds, in the bay of Marina Piccola (on the South side of the island). From Marina Grande you can walk to Capri or take the funicular. The ancient romans built 12 villas here and it is possible to visit the remains. The coves and sites worth a visit are: Cala di Matermania, Cala Ventroso, the White Grotto, the Green Grotto and the most famous Blue Grotto. Internationally known is the Piazzetta of Capri (the main square). On May 14, there is the important celebration of San Costanzo with a procession on the streets of Capri.

Terms
   Insurance full-risk
   To rent a boat license is required for the Skipper
   Including: dinghy, mooring first and last night at the base
   The price doesn't include fuel, food and moorings
   Check-in week: saturday 06,00 p.m. - Check-out: saturday 09,00 a.m.
   Check-in week end: friday 06,00 p.m. - Check-out: sunday 06,00 p.m.