benhowe2 wrote:Hi Kiteforum,
I have been looking on the forums and it looks like most of the answers to this question are a few seasons old now.
Im after some info on the best spots in Europe from mid May to mid June. I will have about 3 weeks away. Im on a tight budget so accommodation will be on the lower end but I'm happy with that. I just want wind for the three weeks. I want flat water to practice some freestyle tricks. Preferable is a quiet spot. Im not a fan of 100+ kites on an area that should have no more than 50 on it.
Also any advice on Rhodes, Greece especially as i may be able to get a free flight there through work.
I have a 12m and a 9m to take with me so wind ranges to suit. I would prefer not to be renting kites due to the budget.
You guys have been great source of advice in the past so thanks for that.
pmaggie wrote:My home spot, northern Como Lake. you'll need a 5mm wetsuit. Also, carefully check the weather before booking (www.3bmeteo.com, location "Gera Lario" or "Colico"). The weather must be sunny and the wind forecast must show a few knots from S/SW. Never mind how many knots are listed, it's a thermal so when the forecast says "5 from S/SW" we actully have about 15 knots in the afternoon.
If the wind is from N/NW, it's not good.
Just ask for any further info!
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