2024 Optimist European Championship

Marina di Carrara, 26.06 – 06.07 2024

Link to the web site of event: https://www.optiworld.org/default/news/new/text/notice-of-race-for-the-2024-optimist-european-championship-released

Carrara, the world capital of marble, is located on the Ligurian Sea in north-west Tuscany.

There is a beautiful beach and a port where the Club Nautico is housed.

The Club Nautico, founded in 1953, has over 750 members today.

  • The air temperature from 18 C° to 30 C°
  • The water temperature from 18 C° to 25 C°
  • The prevailing wind direction W-NW
  • It has 7-10 Hours of good winds per day
  • It has almost no tides
  • Not much current

Torre Marina Village https://torremarina.it/site/ is a holiday village suitable for hosting large groups of young people with a 600 m2 theater equipped for video-projections and conferences.

Tuscany is art, culture, landscape, hospitality, food and wine.

Firenze: one hour by car. Center of culture and art. In Florence many of the greatest artists of the Renaissance and of all human history were born or worked.

-Pisa: 30 minutes by car. On the banks of the Arno River, Pisa is one of the major Tuscan cities. Famous all over the world for its “leaning tower”.

-Portovenere: 30 minutes by car; 30 minutes by boat. Portovenere is a charming seaside village with an old castle, the ancient churches and fishermen’s houses. The English poet Lord Byron found inspiration for his poems here.

-Marble Quarries: 20 minutes by car. Touristic tour. Some of the most important architectural and sculptural works in the world have been made with this world famous white marble. Breathtaking panorama with wine tasting and typical regional dishes

-Versilia: 20 minutes by car. The glamorous Forte dei Marmi is the shopping destination for Italian high fashion boutiques.

-Transport arrangement from airport to venue:

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