Continent
Europe
Country
Italy
Next Big City
Bari, Foggia
Next Town
Barletta
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rooms, School, Rescue, Shower, Toilet, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Chop, Small wave, Medium wave
Hazards:
Swimmers, Shells
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
Tide independent

From flat to medium waves.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Big
Hazards:
Concrete, Road
Beach Users:
June, July, August, September

Long and wide, sandy beach. Harbour wall at the east end. Barletta has two nice beaches, one on Levante (south beach) and one on Poniente (north beach). The kite beach is "Ponente", nearly 3km of beach and large from 100m to 50m, only fine sand.

Weather

Spring:
Shorty, Normal
Summer:
Shorts
Fall:
Shorty, Normal
Winter:
Normal, Thick

May to September: 20-38┬░C, lycra. October to May: 5-20┬░C, wetsuit needed.

Wind

Best Months:
May, June, July, August, September
Wind Type:
Thermal, Frontal
Best Direction:
N, NNE, NE, ENE, E, W, WNW, NW, NNW
Main Direction:
ENE, E, SW, W, WNW, NW

Best during late spring to fall.



How to get there

Transport
Car, Train, Boat
Access
Short walk

Drive northwest from Bari along the coast and get to Barletta.

Extra information

Rules
Other

Locals are friendly and lovely but better if fly with them and recommended to ask for the rules before.

Nightlife

Lots of pubs and very impressive nightlife, in spring/summer lots of beach parties.