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Boat Tour: Etna & Aeolian Islands

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This will be the rallying words of our sailing cruise: wine tours, volcanoes trekking and adventure sailing in Sicily. Our guests will experience a very unique land and sea tour. Enjoy the best wineries, selected to give a taste of the real sicilian flavors and relish sailing along the east coast of Sicily. Our starting point will be near Taormina and our itinerary will include some of the most fascinating islands of Sicily and the active volcanoes of Etna and Stromboli Islands where it will be possible to participate in some very exciting hikings trips to the top. Still this sailing cruise has all the comforts and leisure living of a luxurious vacation: the yacht fabulous accommodations and the experienced crew will let you take pleasure in this trip as if you were an island insider.

Day 1:  Airport, boarding and overnight in marina

Arrival at the airport of Catania Fontanarossa, pick-up and transfer to the port of Riposto (CT). After fixing the luggage, we will relax in the boat while enjoying a delicious aperitif with typical Sicilian products which will be presented during the scheduled activities. In the afternoon we depart by jeep for a trip between nature and flavors, including natural parks and wineries. With a tasting/dinner at a winery you can finally enjoy a fine selection of local products, including cheeses, meats and wines. Transfer and overnight on boat.

 

Day 2:  Visit of the Etna and navigation along the Sicily channel

The day starts with a hearty and tasty breakfast on board, departure by jeep to discover the highest active volcano in Europe: Etna. Accompanied by an expert naturalist guide you will make a half day excursion at one of the most beautiful and evocative area of Sicily. After lunch held at a winery you come down from the mountains to the sea where the boat will lead you in the direction to the Aeolian Islands archipelago.

 

Day 3:  Stromboli Island

After a pleasant sail in which there will be an opportunity for fishing and sailing lessons, you get to the island of Stromboli, the northernmost of the Sicilian islands. The arrival on the island can now enjoy a unique spectacle of nature: the “Sciara del Fuoco”. A steep wall and unstable from the volcano, still active, the lava pours into the sea. Once in the delightful village is planned, for those who want it, the starting point for a hike to the summit craters. The return to the village is expected only after enjoying an unforgettable sunset that only the top of Stromboli can give. Dinner and overnight on board or in local restaurant at your choice.

 

Day 4:  Panarea and Salina Islands

Wake up, breakfast and depart for the island of Salina (about 25 miles) with a stop in Panarea (Island Lisca Bianca). Arrive by 12:00 to the stacks of Panarea. Bathroom and lunch on the boat. After a morning of sailing and the sea, in the afternoon you sail towards the famous Isola Salina (S. Marina). Is moored in the harbor and calmly you visit the village. Aperitif with tasting and dinner in the vineyards “Tasca d’Almerita” (Head Lighthouse) one of the most beautiful and prestigious island.

 

Day 5:  Salina Island

The adventure begins with a naturalistic excursion unique because it provides the ascent on Mount Fossa delle Felci, the highest peak of the Aeolian archipelago which offers a breathtaking view. Packed lunch. Duration about 5 hours. The return is scheduled for 14:00 to S. Marina where you will have lunch with the typical granita and brioche (the best one in Sicily). Alternatively you can make the excursion around the island by boat with swim at Pollara. In the afternoon visit the cellar and winery with tasting local products. Dinner in the boat or at the restaurant and overnight on boat.

 

Day 6:  Lipari Island

Wake up and sail to Lipari for a route without haste. Tour of the island and swim in the sea “Bay of pumice stone”. Day of sea and sailing in absolute relaxation. In the afternoon drink in the village of Lipari. Dinner and overnight on boat.

 

Day 7:  Vulcano and Milazzo

Departure to the very close Vulcano Island. Arrival around 12:00 and mooring in the harbor. Swim and enjy the “Mud of Vulcano” or just the relative boiling thermal water in the sea. In the afternoon visit the hinterland cultivated for centuries with olive groves and vineyards and wine tasting in the cellar with the famous Aeolian Malvasia Wine and capers. Later sail to Sicily coming to Milazzo in the evening. Dinner and Overnight on board. The morning after; breakfast and landing by 10:00. Transfer to airport Fontanarossa

Cruise on a sailboat, with tasting of typical foods and wines.

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Price details

Cruise on a sailing boat, with overnight accommodation, galley, excursions, etc.
The fee includes
: registration with our association, insurance, transfer from the meeting point, nature guide.

Tipology

Wine, sail and trekking Pick up e drop off transfer fron and to airport

Tour Schedule

PRIVATE OR GROUP

Difficulty Path

MIDDLE / EASY

Required Equipment

Sturdy closed shoes or hiking boots, windproof jacket or sweatshirt, water, cap.

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