Sicily & Mount Etna Day Trip

back to: Taormina Italy




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Duration: 19h
Location: Taormina, Italy | Taormina, Italy


Category: Day Trips & Excursio

Highlights:
Vacation within a vacation on the charming island of Sicily
Panoramic views of the magnificent Mount Etna
Samples of local Sicilian delicacies & wines
Free time to explore the charming coastal town of Taormina
High-speed catamaran crossing to & from Malta

Inclusions:
Guided tour of Mount Etna Volcano and Taormina
Roundtrip transportation to and from your Malta hotel
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Live tour commentary is provided in English

Description:

Take the opportunity to see the wonderful Italian island of Sicily and experience unforgettable views of Europe's largest active volcano. Enjoy crossing the Mediterranean Sea by high-speed catamaran and visit the ancient town of Taormina with plenty of free time to fill in the laid back atmosphere.

Get picked up from your hotel and reach the port of Valletta, where you board a catamaran for a 1 hour and 45 minute crossing, which affords incredible views looking back at Malta and forward to Sicily. Arrive at the port of Pozzallo and board a coach for the start of your explorey of this lush island.

Drive along the east coast on your way to the town of Taormina, passing rural towns that date back to Roman times, as well as the bustling university city of Catania. Arrive in the stunning coastal town of Taormina and enjoy some free time to explore the ancient streets and picturesque squares. On the way to Mount Etna, you stop for a delicious sampling of some typical Sicilian delicacies, including wines, almond sweets, and locally produced honey.

Get up close to the mighty Etna and stand overlooking the vast base of the volcano from the Sylvestri Crater. Learn from your guide about the devastating effects of its biggest eruptions, and the daily life of the villagers living in its shadow. Then head back to the port for your crossing back to Malta.



Cancellation Policy: 4 days
Know before you book: Children 3 and younger are not allowed., You must present a valid passport on the day of the activity., Visits to Taormina are only available from April to September. When Taormina is not available, a visit to Modica will be offered instead., Hotel pickup is available from most centrally located Malta hotels. Please arrange pickup from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.

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