June is only a few days away, meaning now is the perfect time to book your boat at the best price.
This is the perfect month to enjoy good weather and sailing conditions in most of the European destinations. And Most of the tourists still did not pack! Do you want to know Where to go sailing in June?
Escape from the most tourist places and enjoy the essence of each destination. We have selected 3 of the best places to rent a boat in June; without excess heat, uncrowded beaches and good deals on catamarans and sailing boats.
1. Rent a boat Menorca
Once you start searching for information and seeing images of its landscapes and spectacular beaches, you will be fascinated by this small but beautiful Mediterranean island.
Menorca is a very popular island during the summer months and enjoys some of its best weather in June. So it’s one of the best months to rent a sailing boat in Menorca and enjoy every corner of this beautiful island without a large number of tourists.
A curiosity: In 2015 the film “la isla bonita” by Fernando Colomo was filmed here. This film offers a perfect view of the life of the island, where you can see many interesting places and incredible landscapes of Menorca.
If you like diving, then you have to rent a boat in Mahon and head north of the island, where you will find a great variety of marine species. Some of the best beaches to practice snorkelling in Menorca are Cavalleria and Cala Viola.
If you prefer hiking, this month is perfect to discover some walk paths through the island without suffering the high temperatures.
Do not forget to taste the gastronomy of Menorca; Caldereta de langosta, sobrasada, ensaimada and “pomada”! it’s a spirit drink mix of Mahon gin and lemonade,… It’s a pleasure to taste these delicious and local products after a pleasant sailing trip.
The most important event in Menorca is the Festival of San Juan de Ciutadella, one of the most traditional and emblematic of Menorca celebrations that are held from June 18th to 25th. This festival is another advantage of visiting Menorca in June, when you can explore the beautiful city of Ciutadella and enjoy bonfires, music and dancing on the streets!
Top ten things to see in Menorca:
- Cala taulera
- Cala Mitjana
- Turtle Cove
- Favàritx lighthouse
- Fort of Marlborough (Es Castell)
- Caves of Cala Morell (Coves of Cala Morell)
- Es Port de Fornells
- Port Addaia
2. Boat rental Barcelona, Spain
You don’t have to go far to enjoy and combine excellent beaches, good weather and culture during your holidays.
In a sailing holiday in Barcelona, one of the most important cities in Spain, you can enjoy cultural heritage by visiting the Sagrada Familia or walking along the Rambla or the Gothic Quarter.
At this time of year the temperature is very pleasant and although Barcelona is a very visited city during most of the year, in June you will find mild crowds compared with July and August.
Barcelona offers festivals, museums and artistic exhibitions all year round, do not hesitate to consult its culture agenda for the dates of your cruise.
When embarking you can sail to Tarragona and celebrate the magical night of San Juan in the verbenas that are organized with bonfires and traditional dances. Also you will be able to enjoy the famous Castellers that are celebrated June 24th.
During a yacht charter week in Barcelona you can visit one of the best cities in Europe but also enjoy sailing along the Mediterranean coast and relaxing on board a boat!
Top ten things to see in Barcelona:
- The Sagrada Familia
- The Rambla
- Gothic church Santa María del Mar
- The great theater of the Liceu
- Palace Güell
- House Milá
- House Batlló
- Tower Agbar
3. Rent a boat Split, Croatia
Split is the main city of the Dalmatian region and one of the most important of Croatia. It has an important fishing port and is a historic city declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco.
Being a very popular destination to spend a sailing week in Croatia, from Split you can easily reach most of the Dalmatian central islands. Visiting Croatia on board a boat is the best way to reach its more than 1000 islands and visit its coves and hidden beaches.
In June you will enjoy temperatures ranging from 21-29ºC and a water temperature of approximately 21ºC, excellent for swimming and practising water activities.
Rent a boat in Split and sail along the Dalmatian coast enjoying the best sailing conditions and without crowds.
Top ten things to see in Split :
- Diocletian’s Palace
- Cathedral of Dominio
- Statute Gregorio of Nin
- The peristyle square
- St. Duje’s Cathedral
- Town Square – Pjaca
- The Riva promenade of Split
- The Island of Brac and the Zlatni Rat Beach in Bol
- Hvar island
- Krka National Park