4 days, 3 nights
Our Sicily and Aeolian Islands vacation package is the ideal itinerary for those who want to spend their holidays discovering the beauties of Sicily, between land and sea.
The city that will be the basis for the tour is Milazzo, from which you will leave to visit the cities and places scheduled in the program.
You will have the opportunity to visit the city of Milazzo and Taormina and the islands of Lipari, Vulcano, Panarea and Stromboli.
Arrival in Milazzo. You will reach the hotel where the room was reserved. Check-in for room assignment. The day will be dedicated to the free exploration of the city. The city of Milazzo, a well-known Sicilian seaside destination, preserves historical remains relating to different periods, from the Greek to the medieval one, testifying to the various peoples who dominated these lands and the historical battles that were fought.
During the stay, we recommend a visit to the Castle of Milazzo, the largest fortified citadel in Sicily and its ancient village. Inside the walls, there are the Ancient Cathedral and the Palazzo dei Giurati.
The Piscina di Venere is a natural pool that fills up with the high tide between the rocks, which is located at the end of a walk in the middle of nature, where you can take breathtaking photos.
We recommend a visit to the "Butterfly House", a tropical greenhouse that offers the opportunity to closely observe some of the most spectacular butterflies in the world in an environment that reproduces their natural habitat. The butterfly house is located in n C / da Scaccia, price the educational farm certified San Basilio Parco Natura (seasonal opening).
To end the day, there is nothing better than a walk in Marina Garibaldi, to enjoy an ice cream overlooking the sea.
I'm going back to the hotel. Overnight.
Breakfast at hotel. Departure at 12:15 from the port of Milazzo to reach the island of Panarea (show up for boarding at least 30 minutes before departure).
Before reaching the island of Panarea, a technical stop will be made in Vulcano and Lipari.
Arrival at the port of Panarea, where you will stop for about two and a half hours for an independent visit of the island.
While staying on the island, we recommend visiting the prehistoric village of Capo Milazzese, dating back to 1400 BC, reachable on foot in about 45 minutes, or with the typical electric taxis of Panarea and the Church of San Pietro. The beaches that can be reached on foot are the Spiaggetta di Cala Zimmari, the only sandy beach on the island and the bay of Cala Junco.
In the afternoon, Panarea will leave for Stromboli. During the transfer, you can admire the picturesque village of Ginostra, isolated from the rest of the island of Stromboli and reachable only by sea. We will then continue towards the Sciara del fuoco and Strombolicchio, an islet on which a navigation lighthouse was installed. You will arrive at the port of Stromboli Scari, where you will stop for about two and a half hours for the independent visit.
Stromboli is known all over the world above all thanks to its constantly active volcano, which offers spectacular explosive eruptions. Here there are also many black sand beaches, including the Forgia Vecchia beach, a small bay that offers crystal clear waters and a peaceful and relaxing environment, the Ficogrande beach, the best equipped, ideal for families and the beach of Punta Lena, composed of a landscape of gray granite and cobalt blue waters.
During the stay, we recommend a visit to the Church of San Bartolomeo, built in 1801, in whose facade there is the statue of the patron saint of the Aeolian and of the Church of San Vincenzo, from whose square you can admire the panoramic view of the port and the Scari beach with Strombolicchio, the oldest volcano in the Eolie.
It is also possible to climb to the crater of the Stromboli volcano up to the observatory at a height of 400 meters.
At sunset, we will return with the boat under the Sciara del Fuoco, to be able to witness the suggestive explosive eruptions from the sea that this volcano in constant activity gives us. The return to the Port of Milazzo is scheduled at about 10.30 pm.
I'm going back to the hotel. Overnight.
At 08:30 breakfast in the hotel. Free morning for the independent visit of the city of Milazzo.
At 1.30 pm meeting of the participants in the established meeting point.
The departure for Taormina is scheduled at 14.00. You will be accompanied by an expert tour guide, who will follow you throughout the tour.
Taormina is one of the most famous tourist resorts in Sicily. Thanks to its position on the sea and the vast artistic heritage that distinguishes it, it attracts millions of tourists from all over the world every year. Characteristic for its medieval appearance, it is located 200 meters above sea level facing Etna. Walking along Corso Umberto and its characteristic alleys, you will discover a timeless city, symbol of Sicilianity in the world.
Free time for shopping will be given here.
During the stay, we recommend a visit to the Greek Roman Theater, the most important monument in the city. It is a place rich in history and stage for the numerous events it hosts every year, including the famous Taormina Film Fest. Then we find the Villa Comunale, named after the Duke of Cesarò.
The Duomo, a 1400 building, offers evidence of various renovations over the centuries. In the square in front there is the seventeenth-century fountain surmounted by the emblem of the city.
Corso Umberto, the main street that crosses the entire town from Porta Catania to Porta Messina. Here there are various fashion shops, souvenirs and typical products.
Return to Milazzo. Overnight.
Breakfast at hotel. Later the rooms must be vacated and the possibility of leaving luggage in the deposit will be given.
At 08:30 am you will reach the port of Milazzo to carry out the mini-cruise to Lipari and Vulcano. The departure is scheduled at 09:00 (show up for boarding at least 30 minutes before departure).
Once you reach the island of Lipari, you will have about 2 and a half hours available to dedicate yourself to autonomous exploration.
Lipari is the largest island of the Aeolian archipelago on which it is possible to find a multiplicity of services for tourism. In the city center it is possible to admire the sixteenth-century Castle, inside which there is the Regional Archaeological Museum and the alleys with the characteristic stone pavement. You can stroll along Corso Vittorio Emanuele, a point of reference for the island's shopping, and visit the Cathedral of San Bartolomeo, the main place of worship in all the Aeolian Islands.
At around 13:00 the departure from the port of Lipari is scheduled for the transfer to the island of Vulcano.
Here he will stop for about two and a half hours to allow autonomous views of the island and swimming.
During your stay, we recommend a visit to the Thermal Pool of Vulcano, where you can make a real "wellness treatment" with clay mud, the Baia delle Acque Calde, facing the mud, constitutes a "natural whirlpool" to try absolutely and the Baia delle Sabbie Nere, a characteristic beach formed by volcanic sands, with shallow waters and clear waters. It is also possible to climb the volcano crater.
At around 16:00, departure from Vulcano to make the tour of the island by sea, thanks to which you can admire the Grotta del Cavallo and the Piscina di Venere.
The return to the port of Milazzo is scheduled at about 17:30. Baggage reclaim and autonomous departure.
End of our services.
* The itinerary is subject to change.
CONDITIONS REGULATING THE TOUR:
The tour is guaranteed for a minimum of 6 participants.
In case of It is possible to cancel the tour by paying a 30% penalty up to 7 days before the start of the tour.
Beyond 7 days before the tour, it is not possible to make a refund. In the event that only the down payment has been paid, the buyer is required to integrate the remaining balance of the payment.
It is necessary to pay the full amount of the tour within 30 days before departure.
In case of weather / environmental / unforeseen conditions it will not be possible to carry out one or more excursions and / or visits, Clarissa Viaggi will reimburse the amount relating only to / only services not performed.
The renunciation of one or more services by the buyer does not entitle to any refund.
SERVICES ON REQUEST FOR FEE:
- Transfer by Shuttle Bus Fontanarossa Airport Catania - Milazzo Port.
- Transfer by Shuttle Bus Port of Milazzo - Catania Fontanarossa Airport.
- Covered / uncovered guarded parking at Milazzo Porto.