Lago di Idro / Ponte Caffaro

Continent
Europe
Country
Italy
Next Big City
Milano
Next Town
Brescia, Ponte Caffaro
 
Type:
Lake
Rider Ability:
Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rooms, Camping, School, Shower, Toilet, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Chop
Hazards:
No information
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
Tide independent

Normally flat water, choppy in strong winds.

Beach

Type:
Grass, Sand
Size:
Tidal
Hazards:
Trees
Beach Users:
None

The beach has plenty of space to set up the gear. Sand and grass. The water level varies, leaving more or less space to rig. Restaurant and toilets nearby.

Wind

Best Months:
April, May, June, July, August, September, October
Wind Type:
Thermal
Best Direction:
No information
Main Direction:
No information

The thermal wind (Ora) usually picks up around noon (12-13), when it is sunny. Normally the wind is about 10-15 knots. Sometimes more. No wind during winter. Best during spring and autumn. Lighter winds during summer.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

Drive towards Riva on (A22). Then continue to Lago di Ledro and Lago di Iseo. Then get to Ponte Caffaro in the north of the lake.

Extra information

Rules
Zones, License, Other

Kiteboarding is only allowed on the kitebeach. You need to be a member of the local kiteclub to be able to kite here (25 Euro per year). Daily tickets are available for 5 Euro per day. You need to be able to stay upwind, otherwise you need to make a course. Do not kite at the Trentino side, on the opposite site of the kitebeach.

Nightlife

No nightlife.