Yacht Charter Holidays in Sicily: A Fact File
Cruise to the beautiful island of Sicily on a superyacht charter and spend your holiday anchored in the peaceful bays, sunbathing on the sundeck or partying the night away. Ancient forts sit at on cliff edges and overlook the beaches and bays, while below the water there is a fascinating world filled with brilliant sea fans, lionfish and turtles. Read the full Essential Sicily yacht charter Guide
Things to Consider:
Yachting Seasons & Climate:
The climate of Sicily is similar to that of Corsica and the 9°C/48°F in winter and 22°C/72°F during the summer. On average, settlements in the South of France receive 60 days' worth of rain between 20-40 inches per annum with the majority of rainfall taking place from October-December, which makes the region ideal as a summer holiday destination.
In the winter months, snow falls on the higher mountains and Mount Etna is snow-capped from October through to May. Summer is generally hot and dry, with rainfall averaging around 10mm in June and July.
Clothing to Pack for Your Charter:
Temperatures in the summer reach the mid-twenties and loose, light clothing is preferable. Trousers are recommended for breezy autumn evenings and the cooler temperatures in the winter, with waterproof clothing for rainy and snowy conditions. For religious sites, shoulders and knees should be covered.
Main Ports and Marinas:
Marina di Cala del Sole, Marina Villa Igeia, Portorosa Marina, Port of Etna
Famous Restaurants & Clubs:
Kursaal Kalhesa, Morgana Bar, La Madia, Tinkitè, Mercati Generali, Osteria Dei Vespri
A Must See Attraction:
Duomo di Siracusa, Valley of the Temples
Best beaches to visit in your yacht:
Lido Fiori, Sant Vito Lo Capo, Cala Mosche, Spiaggia di Sabbia Nera
Local Yacht Events:
Palermo-Monte Carlo Regatta
Best time to go:
Sicily is a year-round destination that may have snowfall in the winter months, while spring-autumn tends to be perfect sunbathing weather.
Further Charter Information
Yacht Rentals Available:
Go here for the current list of yacht rentals in Sicily.
Full Sicily Yacht Charter Guide:
Go here for the essential Sicily yacht charter guide.
Here is a selection of broker itineraries for Sicily.
Read the latest superyacht news about Sicily.
Basic Holiday Info Summary
Currency: Euro (€/EUR)
Official languages: Italian, Sicilian
Main religions: Christianity
Area: 25,711 km² (9,927 sq mi)