THE “STAGNONE” – BIRGI – MARSALA – ITALY – The Kitesurfer’s Gym

The Stagnone Birgi Vecchi Kitespot
Kite Villa Birgi at The Stagnone Kitespot
Kite Villa Birgi at The Stagnone Kitespot

General info about the Stagnone Kitespot

  • 100% risk-free
  • One of the 3 best kitespots in the world for beginners
  • Always windy and sunny
  • Possible to kitesurf: 12 months a year
  • Huge shallow water area
  • Kiting with 9-12 m² kites: 5 days a week
  • Kitesurfing with 14 – 16 m²: in weak winds
  • Many tourist places nearby
  • Real cosy nightlife in Marsala and Trapani
  • Well connected – low-cost flights
  • Pleasant temperatures even in summer – windy during the day, cool at night
  • One of the best world’s best kitespots for Beginers,  Free-stylers and Freeriders

Stagnone Kitespot is absolutely recommendable for

Beginner, Free-styler, Freerider

The ” gym “. The Stagnone salt lagoon is the safest place in the world where you can kitesurf. 100% risk free !

One of the best spots in the world and certainly the best in Europe and Italy.

The nice thing about Lo Stagnone Kitespot is that you can sleep in the morning; the wind usually starts at noon and calms down late in the evening.

The deepest point of the Stangnone salt lagoon is max. 160 cm. The bottom is sand and some points with algae.

One of the best spots in the world and certainly the best of Italy.

Stagnone means LAGOON … The lagoon is a large natural salt lagoon, a spot with constant wind that offers the best conditions for both beginners and professionals.

Riding the waves? Simple … kitesurf out onto the open sea !

On windless days, the thermals still provides sufficient wind of 9-13 knots, and you can surf with kites of 13 to 16 m². Be assured, in any case you will be able to kite every day…

Kitesurf schools at the Stagnone Kitespot – Marsala – Sicily – Italy

More than 20.  An advice: Kitesurfer Academy  visit the Website

There are several ways to reach Lo Stagnone – Birgi Vecchi – Marsala.

  • International flights: Birgi-Trapani Airport (5 km from the Kite Spot), Palermo Airport (90 km from the Kite Spot and Catania Airport (314 km from the Kite Spot). Find your flight at: www.skyscanner.com or www.jetradar.com
  • By ship and car (your car) to Palermo: www.Grimaldi-Lines.com, embarkation in Livorno and Salerno. www.tirrenia.it: embarkation in Naples. Embarkation in Genoa, Civitavecchia or Naples: www.gnv.it.
  • By car: It is a long journey, but with several stops you can plan a trip with nice sightseeing tours.

World Cup 2013 in Birgi at the Stagnone- Birgi Vecchi Kitespot — 50 meter from the Villa Birgi !!!

WIND AT THE STAGNONE KITESPOT

The wind comes mainly from three directions: North, Northwest or South.

The north wind can be very strong, but usually blows with 12 to 18 knots. The morning north wind is reinforced in summer afternoons by the thermals, which guarantee good conditions for kitesurfing from 12.00 to 18.00 hours. For kites, sizes of 7 to 12 m² are usually sufficient.

Termal Wind, constant,  regular and persistent from south and from north. Storm Wind in the winter months. Wind Forecasting

Vista dall'alto dello Stagnone
Air Pic
cartina stagnone
Kitespot Stagnone Map

Annual statistics of wind and temperature of Stagnone- Birgi – Marsala

MOUNTH             
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WIND>= 4 Beaufort (%)35
 
39
 
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37
 
37
 
33
 
35
 
37
 
33
 
26
 
40
 
39
 
36
 
AVERAGE WIND IN (kts)10
 
10
 
11
 
10
 
10
 
9
 
9
 
10
 
9
 
8
 
10
 
10
 
9
 
Temperatura
dell´aria media (°C)
13
13
15
17
21
25
28
29
26
22
18
14
20
              

In rare no wind days, there are many trips you can do by Mountain Bike, San Teodoro (10 min mountain bike), you can walk across the sea and visit the “Big Island” with his mountains of salt and salt marshes.

6 comments to “THE “STAGNONE” – BIRGI – MARSALA – ITALY – The Kitesurfer’s Gym”
6 comments to “THE “STAGNONE” – BIRGI – MARSALA – ITALY – The Kitesurfer’s Gym”
    • We will do our best for improve … with more details and videos of the spots. Also glad to receive contributions with your personally details over other top spots that you know or that you visited.
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