Sicily is a beautiful region of Italy; separated from the mainland it boasts being the largest island in the Mediterranean. It is a popular day-trip destination from Malta because of its close proximity to the archipelago.
Every Sunday (May to September) departing Malta 06:30
Family discount: 1 child go FREE with every 1 adult
On this picturesque guided journey to the crater of Europe’s most active volcano, Mount Etna, you will travel through ancient villages and varied countryside whose fertile soil brings forth a multitude of produce. En-route you will spend some free time in the town of Taormina where you can buy lunch and enjoy the breath-taking panoramic views it has to offer. Before reaching Mount Etna you will be given an opportunity to buy a selection of Sicilian delicacies such as wine, almond sweets and honey (there is no obligation to buy). Once at our final destination you can witness first-hand the effects of the most recent volcanic eruptions from a height of 2000 metres. There are also many souvenirs here for you to purchase as a keepsake of your memorable day.
Highlights and Inclusions
Arrival at POZZALLO - a typical Sicilian fishing village, gradually regaining its role as the main port of the province of Ragusa.
Departure in air-conditioned coaches, accompanied by guides.
Departure for TAORMINA. On the way we pass by ISPICA, a baroque town rebuilt after the 1693 earthquake. ROSOLINI, a typical rural town dated back to Roman times, surrounded by orange and lemon groves. SIRACUSA, the home town of Archimedes and home to the world famous archaeological zone and the University City of CATANIA, a thriving commercial centre.
TAORMINA: Free time in Taormina to enjoy the unique panoramic view overlooking Giardini Naxos, a former Greek colony, now an international yachting centre. Time for lunch (not included in the price).
On the way to Mt. Etna we stop to sample some typical Sicilian delicacies, including wines / almond sweets and honey; these Sicilian specialities are for sale (no obligation to buy).
MOUNT ETNA: From the SYLVESTRI CRATER at 2000 metres, we have a panoramic view of this vast base of ETNA and the effects of the most recent eruptions. Time for Souvenir shopping.
Depart for Malta by High Speed Catamaran.
Children 4 years till under 14 years: €111.00.
FAMILY PLAN: 1 child (4 years till under 14 years) goes FREE with every paying adult, Adult pay charges, fuel surcharge (when applicable) and local transport (if required).
Children under 4 years FREE of charge.
The company reserves the right to introduce a fuel surcharge from time to time without prior notice.
The itinerary of this excursion may be altered subject to weather conditions.