01 June 2020

Reopening of bases close to Switzerland and special offers -35% in July!

We are pleased to inform you of the reopening of most of our partners' bases in Europe for the summer period.

A good opportunity to enjoy an exotic vacation, away from the crowds and accessible a few hours by car, train or plane from Switzerland.

This year and due to the situation linked to the Covid-19, our partners are offering spectacular discounts on their usual rates, especially during the month of July.

Do not hesitate to ask us for a non-binding offer.

The borders with France reopen on June 15 and the bases of our partners are already open and meet the required security standards.

The marinas of Port Pin-Rolland and Marseille are located just a few hours by car or train from Switzerland. These are excellent departure ports for nearby destinations such as the Porquerolles Islands or the Cassis creeks.

Learn more about chartering sailboats and catamarans in the South of France: https://www.voile-evasion.ch/en/destinations/south-france

With only 197 hospitalizations, Brittany is one of the regions least affected in France by Covid-19.

Whether you choose to go and explore northern Brittany from St-Malo, Charente-Maritime from La Rochelle or southern Brittany and the Golf du Morbihan from Trinité-sur-Mer, this is paradise for sailor, especially in the height of summer.

A wide choice of monohulls and catamarans await you but do not hang around because reservations are going well, especially in August.

More info on sailing yacht charter in Brittany: https://www.voile-evasion.ch/en/destinations/brittany

This summer, set off to (re) discover the Isle of Beauty. Following Covid-19, our partners have repatriated a wide choice of sailboats and catamarans to their bases in Ajaccio and Propriano.

Take the opportunity to take a tour of the island and discover the magnificent landscapes of this beautiful country! Its beautifully contrasted landscape between turquoise sea and high mountains will delight nature lovers.

You will discover its paradisiac beaches, its secret coves as well as the superb islands which bathe its littoral. It's off again, summer is approaching and there is no question of staying at the dock.

Rent your sailboat in Corsica this summer: https://www.voile-evasion.ch/en/destinations/corsica

Just 7 hours by car from Switzerland, take advantage of the opening of the brand new base of our partner Dream Yacht Charter in La Spezia.

Departing from this magnificent marina, embark on the brand new Sun Loft 47 for a cruise to discover the Italian Riviera, the Ligurian coast and the famous Cinque Terre National Park.

A few hours by car from Switzerland, Italy is the ideal place to rent your sailboat and sail near you. The Italian borders open on June 3 already and the situation should be quickly unblocked for the return to Switzerland.

Sailboat rental in Italy and Elba: https://www.voile-evasion.ch/en/destinations/italy-and-elba-island

The bases of our partners located in Sicily will be officially opened from June 6.

Portorosa is an ideal starting point for the Aeolian Islands of Alicudi, Filicudi, Lipari, Panarea, Salina, Stromboli and Vulcano located just 25 miles away.

Sailing in Sicily is very pleasant from May to October. The prevailing summer winds are from the northwest. The wind picks up in the morning and blows force 3 to 4, then subsides at night. It can sometimes come from the southwest. In spring, the Sirocco can occur, a fairly strong south-easterly wind. The tides and currents are practically absent, except in the Strait of Messina.

Rent your sailboat or catamaran in Sicily this summer: https://www.voile-evasion.ch/en/destinations/sicily

A good student of the fight against the coronavirus, the country has already started to welcome its first foreign travelers. With only 2,244 Covid-19 contaminations and 101 deaths, Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic said his country "had defeated the coronavirus."

Only 10 hours by car from Switzerland, you arrive in Pula on our first rental base located in the north of Croatia, ideal for a cruise in the Kornati. Further south, the marina of Sibenik or Split opens the doors to the most beautiful Croatian islands and natural parks of Krka, Hvar, Scedro, Korcula, etc.

Croatia is one of the most beautiful places for yacht charter in the Mediterranean and Europe. Whether you prefer lazing around or nautical sports, visiting natural parks or pure navigation, there is something for everyone.

Sailboat rental in Croatia: https://www.voile-evasion.ch/en/destinations/croatia

Greece eased its restrictions as of May 25, when private yachts and boats could already sail freely. All professional boating and cruising activities are possible from June 1 and the borders with Switzerland open on June 15.

This year, choose a departure from Athens because flights to the islands could still be limited. Departing from Marina Alimos or Lavrion (a few minutes by taxi from the airport, set off to explore the Cyclades (Paros, Mykonos, Santorini, etc.) or the Saronic Islands (Egina, Poros, Hydra, etc.)

Rental of sailboats and catamarans in Greece: https://www.voile-evasion.ch/en/destinations/greece

Do not hesitate to contact Fabienne if you wish to know more information on the current situation linked to Covid-19 and at the end of confinement or for any vacation project at sea.

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