If you would like to go sailing, Agropoli and its neighbouring areas are perfect. Incredibly clear water, beautiful nature and a unique gastronomical experience await! Sailing in Agropoli? We give you some advice about when it’s worth travelling, and we also provide you with a plan for a one-week-long sailing trip.
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Locations in Agropoli
Agropoli is in the Campania region in the County of Salerno. It is considered the most important town on the beaches of Cilento. Its borders: Capaccio, Castellabate, Cicerale, Laureana Cilento, Ogliastro Cilento, Prignano Cilento and Torchiara.
History of Agropoli
The city has been populated since the Neolithic. However, the first inhabited town was only established at the end of the Bronze Age – the beginning of the Iron Age. The city became independent in 1806 when Feudalism was eradicated in the Neapolitan Kingdom.
Climate in Agropoli
You can expect shiny weather and pleasant, warm sea due to the moderate climate. The calm waters and the perfect wind conditions make the place suitable for sailing. The warmest month is August, with an average temperature of 27°C. The coldest one is January with 10°C.
The main sights to see in Agropoli
They regard Agropoli as the gate of the Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park, which is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Italy. They declared it as a national park in 1991, and it has also been a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1998. There are about 3000 different plants in the park, which is also home to several scientifically examined birds.
On the central square, there are great puppet shows. The tradition, which dates back a hundred years but is still appreciated today, attracts a lot of tourists. Another famous event is the Carnival of Agropoli with the locals wearing shiny clothes and costumes.
Gastronomy in Agropoli
The most popular food in the city is pizza – locals eat it every day. They have it with spicy sauces and vegetable salads. Do you like the Frutti di mare? If you do, you should try the dish Fritto Misto di Mare. If you like more exotic treats, we also recommend the congole shells.
Their famous national delicacy is the mozzarella cheese; you can taste several types in the local restaurants. It serves as an ingredient for several salads. We should also pay proper attention to the local wines. The most famous ones are Lacryma Christi and Capri Bianco. If you are here, you must definitely try the Nocello liqueur as well.
Beaches in Agropoli
The sea is especially clean at the city and in the region. You can find easily accessible beaches as well as hidden bays that you can only reach by boat.
The Bay of Trentova
It’s only a few minutes from the centre of Agropoli, and you can access it on a stairway. The beach is large, well-equipped, and it provides an amazing view. Its beach is sandy, and the water here is shallow. You can try watersports such as jet ski, surfing and scuba diving.
Cala Bianca Beach
You can access this breathtaking place from the pier of Marina di Camerota by boat. They choose it as the most beautiful beach in Italy in 2013. It’s well-equipped, and its shores are covered with white pebbles. Its beauty is enhanced further by the clean water and the unspoiled flora. If you are looking for a beautiful natural environment, it’s an ideal choice.
Cala degli Infreschi
Cala degli Infreschi won the “Most beautiful beach in Italy” award in 2014. This beautiful place is a protected nature reserve. The special oasis can be accessed from the port of Palinuro or Marina di Camerota by boat.
Yacht charter in Agropoli
There is one bigger port in Agropoli, below, you can read about the most important marinas in the region.
The port has a perfect traffic network. You can find great restaurants, bars and hotels in the neighbourhood. Along the docks near the port, there is a large parking space easily accessible for boats.
The port of Marina d’Arechi (Salerno)
The port is well-protected, and the staff is very helpful. The pool is 340 thousand square miles, and the depth of water here is 8 metres. There are moorings for 1000 boats and yachts; the size of the latter can even reach 123 metres.
Marina Coppola (Amalfi)
Marina Coppola is located in a protected bay, therefore this port can be the perfect choice for beginners also.The port can accommodate up to 50 boats.The maximum allowed size is 35 m, and the depth of the water ranges from 8 to 11 meters. It is open to sailors in 24 hours a day and provides plenty of services, like water- and electricity supply, shopping possibility and wifi.
Marina Piccola is located in a small bay of the Sorrento Peninsula, just a few steps away from the city center. It has great access to the main tourist attractions of the Amalfi Coast and the Capri Islands. It can accommodate boats with a maximum draft of 6 meters. Refueling, water- and electricity supply, laundry service and shopping possibilities are also provided.
Port of Ischia
The port has 150 berths and can accommodate ships up to 60 m with 4 meters draft. The port of Ischia offers countless services in a beautiful environment. Water- and electricity supplies are provided, and there is a fuel station as well. You can find in the port also some extra services, like childcare and laundry.
Marina Molo Luise(Naples)
The port is located in the center of Naples, just 35 km away from the airport. Due to its excellent strategic location, you can easily access Pompeii, Herculaneum, and the area of the Vesuv. Marina Molo Luise has 110 berths, the maximum water depth is 11 m, and it can accommodate larger ships up to 100 meters.
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The climate diagrams are based on 30 years of hourly weather model simulations. They give good indications of typical climate patterns and expected conditions (temperature, precipitation, sunshine, and wind). The “mean daily maximum” (solid red line) shows the maximum temperature of an average day for every month for Agropoli. Likewise, the “mean daily minimum” (solid blue line) shows the average minimum temperature.
The wind rose for Agropoli shows how many hours per year the wind blows from the indicated direction. The diagram for Agropoli shows the days per month, during which the wind reaches a certain speed.
Rent a boat in Agropoli, and cruise around Agropoli
Day 1. Agropoli – Santa Maria di Castellabate 12.16 km (7.55 mi), Day 2. Santa Maria di Castellabate – Acciaroli 18.21 km (11.31 mi), Day 3. Acciaroli – Palinuro 27.00 km (16.77 mi), Day 4. Palinuro – Marina di Camerota 12.96 km (8.05 mi), Day 5. Marina di Camerota – Scario 14.08 km (8.75 mi), Day 6. Scario – Sapri 11.82 km (7.34 mi), Day 7. Sapri – San Marco di Castellabate – Agropoli 89.21 km (55.43 mi).
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Day 1. Agropoli – Santa Maria di Castellabate 12.16 km (7.55 mi), Day 2. Santa Maria di Castellabate – Salerno 47.55 km (29.55 mi), Day 3. Salerno – Maiori – Minori 13.62 km (8.46 mi), Day 4. Minori – Amalfi – Conca dei Marini 5.74 km (3.56 mi), Day 5. Conca dei Marini – Sorrento 33.38 km (20.74 mi), Day 6. Sorrento – Naples 32.65 km (20.29 mi), Day 7. Naples – Marina grande (Capri) – Agropoli 99.33 km (61.72 mi)