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Taormina & Mt. Etna

Taormina & Mt. EtnaOne Day Fully Guided Excursion

Every Sunday

DEP MLA 06:30

DEP POZ 21:30

ARR POZ 08:15

ARR MLA 23:15

Adults
€141
Children
€108

Family plan
2 children go FREE with every 2 adults

Summer Excursion

May – September 

Taormina

Sicily’s prime tourist resort was discovered by the British aristocracy in the mid 1800s. Facing Etna and the blue Mediterranean, this peaceful panoramic resort, 206m above sea level was colonized by the Greeks who built a theatre in the Hellenic period – 4B.C. The present Teatro Greco, altered by the Romans, is the venue for classical plays every summer.

The main street, the elegant Corso Umberto, with its cafés, restaurants and boutiques is a bustle of nationalities.

Mt. Etna

The largest and most active volcano in Europe. The climb to the crater takes us through picturesque villages and an ever changing landscape. The lower slopes of the volcano are extremely fertile with groves of oranges, lemons and other Mediterranean flora and of course vines which produce Sicily’s best wines. We go through forests of chestnut trees which gradually give way to oak, beech, birch and pine.

Taormina & Mt. Etna

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 under 4 years FREE of charge. To pay local transport only.
  • Adults: €141.00.
  • Children 4years till under 14years: €108.00.
  • FAMILY PLAN: When two adults are travelling together, the first two children (4 years till under 14 years) travel FREE except for the charges, fuel surcharge (when applicable) and local transport (if required).
  • Local transport in Malta (Hotel/Harbour/ Hotel) only €12.00 extra. (VAT included).
  • 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.
  • Virtu Ferries Conditions of Carriage apply.