Isola di San Pietro, a history of sea routes, departures and moorings.

Carloforte tells a story of seafarers. The adventure of Genoese ancestors who made this wild land their home and the heart of a flourishing fishing and voyaging fleet. Welcoming those who now come - sailors for a moment - to get to know its shimmering sea and unique but not so distant land.


Summer on the island

In Carloforte, the hot months arrive early and leave later. Everything suddenly comes alive: the streets, the beaches, the sails on the sea, and long evenings in the village. People find enjoyment in being outdoors, in the small streets and squares, on chairs outside their houses, and at tables outside bars and cafes. It is also the season of festivals, fairs and open-air cultural events.

Discover what to See & Do

Organise your stay

Make a reservation and find someone waiting for you: at the hotel, at the restaurant, at the port. Every day choose a different destination on the island and explore with ease. Find a house, learn to sail, immerse yourself in the Tarbarchino culture.


Islanders recount the island

To get to know Carloforte, there is nothing better than listening to its stories. Words of sailors, stories of lateen sails, of giant tuna caught in a distant May, and of small miracles born in the kitchen.


How to get here, how to get around, when to come

Essential information for your travel and stay.

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