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About Tropea

Tropea is a town on the Tyrrhenian Sea in southern Italy. Located in the Calabria region, it’s a beautiful town formed out of seaside cliffs on a sparkling turquoise coast. It’s famous for the beautiful beaches and old-Italian charm of the city center.

The best time of year to visit Tropea is during the late spring and early summer, between April and June, or in early autumn, between September and October. These months will give you warm temperatures and sunny days, without the massive crowds that hit the city during August.

The closest airport to Tropea is Lamezia Terme Airport, which is about an hour drive away. Naples International Airport is 5 hours from Tropea. To get around, the train is well-connected to Tropea, so you can explore other towns on a day trip without a rented car if you choose.

Boat Rentals in Tropea

With a surrounding of white rocky cliffs and crystal clear aquamarine waters, who wouldn’t want to spend a day on a boat while in Tropea? Rent a boat for a day of cruising around this beautiful port city. You can choose from powerboats, sailing monohulls, or little cruisers to take out into the sea. You'll enjoy gorgeous views of the town and the surrounding coastline, and soak up the sun on your private boat deck.

Charter a yacht for a luxurious experience with a captain who can show you the best spots on the coast. Full-service charters can be customized to your desires. Choose from day trips to multi-day tours. Enjoy a catered meal onboard while the staff ensures every bit of your vacation is perfect. Opt to take a day trip to the Stromboli volcano and the Aeolian Islands.

Catamaran rentals are a popular choice for boaters in Tropea. Spend the day sunbathing on the boat deck, cruising the waves, stopping for a swim and a snorkel and enjoying being on the water. Many catamaran rental options come fully equipped with lots of amenities for a comfortable and eventful day.

Paddle sports are popular activities for visitors staying in Tropea. Kayaking around this part of Italy is a beautiful way to get some exercise, explore more of the coastline, and take in views of the city from the water. Rent a kayak for a day or go on a guided tour. A guide can take you to all the best spots, including secret beaches and to locations of known dolphin sightings!

If you'd rather explore beneath the surface in Tropea, there are scuba diving trips to help you do that! Take a dive course to earn your certification while in Tropea, or book a dive trip to experience scuba in these beautiful waters. You'll see different species of fish and underwater volcanic rock formations, and enjoy Tropea from under the sea.

Boating Events in Tropea

While there aren’t any specific boating events in Tropea, the celebrations of the patron saints throughout the summer are special and exciting time to be in Tropea. With processions, food, music, and other events, it’s a lively atmosphere that takes over the city.

Other Things To Do

While on land in Tropea, be sure to spend a few hours wandering the charming streets of this idyllic Italian town. Check out some gorgeous landmarks like the Sanctuary of Santa Maria, a beautiful cathedral. For museum enthusiasts, the Art Museum in Tropea is a highly-rated place to experience.

Stop at the Tropea Beach to soak up the sun and cool off with a swim. There are cafes and restaurants nearby where you can enjoy lunch while admiring the sea.

Renting a bike and touring around the city by bike is a popular choice for sporty travelers in Tropea. You can explore more of this gorgeous area on a bike tour.

Italy is famous for having amazing food, and Tropea is no exception to that rule. Spend some time experiencing delicious cuisine at local restaurants in Tropea. Some of the best include Alice Restaurant, Da Cecé, La Pentola d'Oro, and Lido Tropical. Seafood dishes and other Italian favorites are great to enjoy while on vacation in Tropea.

Marinas in Tropea

The primary marina in Tropea is the Porto Turistico. It has full-service amenities and facilities for boaters. There are shops and restaurants nearby, and it is a beautiful area to take a walk and admire the boats moored in their berths. The staff at the marina is helpful and can give you advice on the best spots to take your boat while in Tropea.

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GetMyBoat customer reviews for boat rentals in Tropea.

  1. ab
    Sailboat rental Tropea

    I would highly recommend. Everything was pristine clean and as described. The captain and his son were wonderful and very professional and welcoming and they made us a wonderful lunch. Their ship is very well accommodated and comfortable. We spent a wonderful days sailing around Italy and we could not have asked for a better experience. I cannot wait to go sailing with them again.

  2. KS
    Rent a Bowrider in Tropea, Italy

    The boat was perfect for our family of five and could have fit more!! The English speaking captain was great and very knowledgeable about the area and history of the surrounding area. He took us to stunning spots for swimming and snorkeling up and down the coast surrounding Tropea. They also offered wine and snacks! Only thing to complain about was that we didn’t know that gas was not included. We had to pay that separate but it was not too pricey for a 6 hour boat ride, 50 Euro. Our favorite day of the holiday!! Thanks!