Regions

Northeast, North, Northwest

Starting Point

Catania

Best time to travel

all year

Recommended Length

10 - 12 days

Best for

Outdoor Adventure

Activity Level **

3/5

NORTHERN SICILY ADVENTURE

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

- venture on the smoking slopes of Mount Etna
- enjoy the beautiful and bustling town of Taormina
- discover fantastic underwater life and scenery while snorkeling around the Aeolian and Egadi Islands
- explore history and the local street food scene on a Palermo walking tour

The Northern coastline of Sicily is waiting for you with beautiful seaside towns, impressive mountain ranges and the stunning Aeolian Islands off the Northeaster coast. Hike to the craters of Mount Etna, enjoy the crystal clear sea waters on kayaking and snorkeling adventures and discover ancient history and heritage as you will travel from Taormina to Trapani and visit the Aeolian and Egadi Islands on the way.

TOUR SUGGESTION

Day 1 - arrival - overnight in Taormina
Day 2 - hiking on the Northern slopes of Mount Etna - traditional lunch - overnight in Taormina (100km)
Day 3 - sea kayaking - free time in Taormina - overnight in Taormina
Day 4 - Aeolian Islands - free time on Lipari Island - sunset wine tasting - overnight on Lipari (120km)
Day 5 - hiking and and snorkeling on Vulcano Island - overnight on Lipari
Day 6 - walking tour in the old town of Cefalu - overnight in Palermo (200km)
Day 7 - walking and street food tour through Norman Palermo - overnight in Palermo
Day 8 - Temple of Segesta - medieval Erice - overnight in Trapani (115km)
Day 9 - Day tour to the Egadi Islands - overnight in Trapani
Day 10 - departure

SERVICES INCLUDED

- accommodation in good standard middle-class hotels and/or guesthouses
- private transfers or private care hire for the entire trip
- ferry passages
- activities, visits and tours as outlined, with a certified, English speaking guide where desired/required
- all taxes and insurances for the activities
- expert travel planning, trip preparation and 24/7 on-tour support

*  The activity level is based on the amount of tours and activities included (1 - few tours and activities with a lot of free time, 5 - a lot of tours and activities with little free time). The activity level does not reflect the difficulty of the activities or tours included. Itineraries can be tailored to match the preferred level of activity.