Capri, 25 June 2022 – Sardinia is still the region with the most beautiful sea. The island tops the ranking of Legambiente e Touring Club Italiano with 5 districts winning 5 Vele Blu. Followed by Tuscany and Puglia with 3, then Campania and Sicily with 2. Finally Basilicata and Liguria (1 district). For lakes, the top is Veneto, Trentino Alto Adige awarded for lake tourism. It is time to choose the summer destination, why not do it following the proposals of the “Blue Guide, the most beautiful sea” ?.
Here is in detail who the 5 Blue Sails go to
The Sardinian ski areas with 5 sails are Barony of Posada, the Gallura coastal, the district of Bauneithe coast of Chiathe Gulf of Oristano with the Peninsula of Cynical and the island of Maldiventre at the Planargia coast on the west coast.
In Tuscany the Cinque Vele fly this year on the municipalities of the districts of Maremmaof the Silver Coast (Monte Argentario) andLily island and onCapraia Island.
In Puglia at the top of the ranking are the islands Tremblethe district ofUpper Ionian Salento and that ofUpper Adriatic Salento.
Cinque Vele also in Sicily with the islands of Pantelleria e you Salina. In Campania maximum score for the Cilento ancient and of Myth Coast.
In Liguria the Municipalities of the Cinque Terrethe coast of Maratea for Basilicata.
Cinque Vele holiday also for lovers of lake tourism: the lakes of Molveno, Proud e Monticolo in Trentino-Alto Adige, the Accesa lake in Tuscany, the Avigliana lake Big in Piedmont; in Veneto the lake of Mis (in first place) and in Lombardy the district of municipalities on the western shore of Lake Garda.
Not just natural beauty. What are the criteria for the attribution of the sails? The number of sails is decided based on more than 100 parameters, measured by different bodies (Statistical Institute, Association of Municipalities, Chamber of Commerce, etc.). In addition to the fundamental assessment of the state of water, seabed and beaches, various other indicators of environmental quality and tourist accommodation contribute to the judgment: from land use, to the state of coastal areas, from accessibility and local mobility, to the consumption of power. Among the aspects considered are the waste system and wastewater treatment, sustainability, food safety, vacation opportunities.
5 sails are awarded to those who offer the “best administrative practices” and demonstrate “that a new way of doing tourism is possible, focusing on the environment and inclusiveness”, explains Stefano Ciafani, national president of Legambiente, presenting the ‘initiative.