Portoferraio is a charming sailing destination located on the island of Elba in Italy. Known for its crystal-clear waters, picturesque coastline, and rich maritime history, Portoferraio offers an unforgettable sailing experience. Whether you're a seasoned sailor or a beginner, this destination has something for everyone. Here are some of the good things about sailing in Portoferraio:

  • Stunning beaches with white sand and turquoise waters
  • Numerous coves and secluded anchorages to explore
  • Breathtaking views of mountains and cliffs along the coastline
  • Rich marine life, including dolphins, seals, and colorful fish
  • Opportunities for snorkeling, diving, and fishing
  • Charming waterfront promenades lined with cafes and restaurants
  • Strong winds and favorable sailing conditions
  • Plenty of marinas and anchoring spots with facilities for sailors
  • Close proximity to other beautiful islands in the Tuscan Archipelago
  • Opportunities to visit historical landmarks, such as Forte Stella and the Medicean Walls
JanuaryCool and mild10C35mm50%5 hours7 knots
FebruaryCool and occasional rain showers11C31mm45%6 hours8 knots
MarchMild with increasing sunshine13C28mm40%7 hours9 knots
AprilMild and sunny16C20mm30%8 hours9 knots
MayWarm and sunny20C16mm20%9 hours8 knots
JuneHot and mostly sunny25C12mm15%10 hours7 knots
JulyHot and sunny29C10mm10%11 hours6 knots
AugustHot and mostly sunny30C10mm10%10 hours7 knots
SeptemberWarm and mostly sunny26C15mm20%9 hours8 knots
OctoberMild and occasional rain showers21C24mm30%7 hours9 knots
NovemberCool with increasing rainfall15C33mm50%5 hours8 knots
DecemberCool and occasionally rainy12C31mm45%5 hours7 knots