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Sicily –Aeolian Island Hopping - 8 Days

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From 774 € per person

Feel the power and beauty of nature
  • See Stromboli and experience the spectacle of an eruption
  • All boat trips included
  • Taormina and Mt. Etna

 

1 Arrival in Sicily

  • Check-in to your hotel. Dinner and overnight.
2 In the footsteps of “The Godfather“ and Taormina
  • Our first hike starts in Forza d‘Agrò and takes us to Savoca. It was here where the first scenes of “The Godfather“ with Marlon Brando were filmed.
  • In Taormina, we browse through the charming narrow streets and take a glimpse of the famous Greek-Roma Theatre.
  • At the end of the day we drive to Milazzo and board the ferry to Lipari.
    Distance: 3h
    Difference of altitude: 300 m
    Level of difficulty: easy
3 Lipari: Queen of the Aeolian Islands
  • Today we discover Lipari island. Our hiking path leads us along the pyroclastic rocks of Timpone Pataso towards the ancient thermal baths of San Calogero.
  • The last part of the trail takes us in to Pianoconte where we enjoy an amazing view out to Vulcano Island.
    Distance: 3h5
    Difference of altitude: 450 m
    Level of difficulty: medium
4 Stromboli at sunset
  • In the afternoon we take a boat trip to the island of Stromboli. The hike takes us to the observatory following a route which makes its way up the flanks of the volcano. Here we can observe the Sciara del Fuoco, an incredible spectacle of flowing lava.
  • A pasta dinner with appetizers will be provided back on the boat.
    Distance: 3h
    Difference of altitude: 350 m
    Level of difficulty: medium
5 Vulcano Island
  • Today we discover Vulcano. We will ascend to the top of the crater and experience the fumarole air streams.
  • After making our descent we either bathe in one of the famous hot Sulphur springs (extra fee payable) or spend some leisure time on the black sand beach.
    Distance: 3h
    Difference of altitude: 350 m
    Level of difficulty: medium
6 Salina Island
  • This morning we board a ship to Salina, the most luxuriant among the Aeolian Islands.
  • A visit to Monte Fossa, is a must and a highlight for all hikers. Starting from Valdichiesa we will reach the top of the extinct volcano.
    Distance: 3h
    Difference of altitude: 350 m
    Level of difficulty: medium
7 Incredible Mt. Etna
  • Today we leave the Aeolian Islands, and return to Sicily to scale Europe’s tallest active volcano Mt. Etna. We hike at an altitude of 1.900m around the impressive scenery of the Silvestri Craters. Before reaching our hotel we stop for a wine tasting.
    Distance: 2h
    Difference of altitude: 250 m
    Level of difficulty: easy
8 Departure

The programme and hotels detailed here merely represent our suggestion for a great tour. We will gladly provide a
quotation based on your specific requirements.

 

  • 2 x nights accommodation at a 3*/4* Hotel in the Taormina area
  • 5 x nights accommodation at a 3*/4* Hotel in Lipari
  • 7 x buffet breakfast
  • 5 x 3-course dinner
  • 1 x Sicilian farewell dinner
  • 1 x welcome cocktail
     
  • Airport assistance on arrival/departure in Catania
  • Private coach hire as per the itinerary (airport transfers included)
  • 1 x return boat trip from Milazzo to Lipari
  • Round trip boat transfers from Lipari to Vulcano, Salina and Stromboli
  • 1 x pasta dish with appetizers on return boat transfer from Stromboli
  • 1 x wine tasting with snack at the foot of Etna
  • 6 x days English speaking hiking tour guide
  • 1 pair of ACTIVO hiking poles

Local Coach Hire Included- Ask us for inclusive flight package rates
 

 

3* or 4* Hotel in the Taormina area

Details
  • per person in € based on twin/double room
    774 €

Additional services

  • Single Room Supplement
    99 €
  • 10.06.2019 - 15.09.2019 on request
    0 €

3* or 4* Hotel in the Taormina area

Hotel accomodation in 3* or 4* Hotel in the Taormina area


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