Windsurfing, surfing, kite surfing, canoeing, sup, trekking, biking and Nordic walking, for your holiday in the Bay of Portonovo, dedicated to sports.
When it comes to watersports, Portonovo offers quite a few interesting choices, starting from windsurf, widely practiced thanks to the winds of Scirocco (south-east wind), Ostro (southerly wind) and Levante (easterly wind). When the conditions of the sea are suitable, the southern part of the bay becomes a favourite surf spot, with wide and fast waves. Similarly there are many who enjoy other sports, such as kite surfing.
For those wishing to take surfing, windsurfing, kiteboarding and sup lessons, or rent materials, you can ask to the Conerostyle School, Portonovo Windsurfing Band, located nearby Capannina beach resort (south side of Portonovo Bay).
Many beach resorts also allow the rental of pedal boats, paddle boats and canoes, while a boat storage, located near the Torre de Bosis, rent tender boats for daily sightseeing tours to Riviera del Conero coast.
In the areas around the Trave cliff and the Vela rock there are a lot of underwater marvels, easy to reach thanks to the modest depth of the Adriatic sea and for these reasons particularly suitable for scuba diving and snorkeling.
Those who enjoy sports sports surrounded by nature, will have a difficult choice among all the activities offered on the Monte Conero, the promontory overlooking Portonovo Bay. From a simple hike to a more challenging trekking, it will always be very exciting to enjoy the panorama from the top of the Piangrande. There are also many tracks dedicated to mountain biking and many paths where you can practice Nordic walking or take long and relaxing horseback riding, thanks to the many riding schools all over the area.
You can explore the trails on the Regional Park of Monte Conero by yourself or with the assistance of Forestalp guides. Forestalp is a tour operator specialized in active holidays on the Riviera del Conero.
Finally, at the top of the road leading to the Portonovo Bay, paragliding lovers will often gather to fly between the blue sea and the green of Monte Conero.