The islands of Maddalena are stunning, many people refer to them as a taste of the Caribbean, but in Europe. Bordering the Med they actually sit in the Tyrrhenian Sea between Corsica and Sardinia. They have been an important trading post for generations and were even a smugglers’ paradise in years gone by, thanks to The Hague treaty making them unclassified.
Although there are 7 large islands and over 50 tiny ones, you’ll need to take a ferry from Sardinia to Maddalena to get to the largest two islands, La Maddalena and Caprera. These two islands are connected by a short bridge that you can actually walk across. That’s an experience you’ll want to have.
The rest of the islands are only accessible by boat. While you can take a boat trip to see them you’ll quickly realize that it's much better to have the freedom that comes when your rent a motorboat in Maddalena with skipper.
You can rent without a skipper if you have a license or want a boat under 30hp. But, there is a distinct advantage to having a skipper, they know the archipelago better than you and will be able to show you some truly stunning coastlines and deserted islands. You can be an explorer or a pirate looking for treasure, rent a motorboat in Maddalena with skipper and you’re sure to have the experience of a lifetime.
It’s best to start your adventure on the island of Maddalena. Take the time to explore the island, the road that runs around it is just 20km long, you can drive cycle, or even walk it. On the way round you’ll discover some impressive sites, such as the Spiaggia del Relitto which is a fascinating stony beach with a shipwreck sat off the coast. It’s worth taking a look at Cala Andreani, this is a beach with beautiful white sand and some of the clearest water you’ll ever see.
Take the 600-meter long bridge over the sea to Caprera, it’s a great way to get to the island and see the museums dedicated to Garibaldi, who was exiled here in the 19th century. You’ll find some more stunning beaches and even some archaeological treasures.
Next head to the main town of Maddalena and enjoy the hospitality of the Italian culture along with a lively atmosphere and some truly impressive architecture, a reminder of how many different cultures have passed through this trading post.
Then, you’re ready to head to sea. Rent a motorboat in Maddalena with skipper and cruise around the island, you’ll find a host of secluded coves not visible or accessible by land. Motor on, past the island of Caprera and you’ll be able to access nearly all the other islands in the archipelago.
It should be noted that Budelli island is protected which means you can’t get on it. But with the other large islands and over 50 tiny ones, your skipper will ensure you have the experience of a lifetime enjoying the clear waters, the beaches, and the marine life. Of course, there’s plenty of good food and, if you’re feeling brave, you can cruise for 20 minutes and reach Sardinia, or you can even reach Corsica in a few hours.
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Choose the vessel that suits your needs and, if you don’t have a license, book your skipper. Then sit back, relax, and let Sailogy take care of everything for you. All you have to do is enjoy the experience of a lifetime.