all year

Starting Point


Best time to travel

all year

Recommended Length

8 - 10 days

Minimum Age *

from 4 years

Activity Level **




- learn how to cook like a real Sicilian in a family cooking class
- follow in the footsteps of the mafia on a fun-filled donkey tour through a historic village
- go canyoning in the refreshing waters of a mountain gorge
- venture off and discover young craters on the smoking slopes of the mighty Mount Etna
- discover UNESCO world heritage around the historic towns of Taormina and Syracuse

Smoking volcanic slopes, crystal clear turquoise waters and ancient history - Sicily offers the perfect combination of outdoor activities, relaxation and excellent gastronomy - what else could you look for on a perfect family holiday? Our tour along the Eastern coast lets you experience some of the rich historical and cultural heritage of Sicily while enjoying fun outdoor activities like canyoning, snorkeling or sea kayaking. Explore the ongoing volcanic activity and geology on Mount Etna, learn about the history of the mafia and indulge in delicious Sicilian pasta, seafood and gelato all along the way. A true family adventures for all senses!


Day 1 - arrival - overnight in Taormina
Day 2 - donkey ride tour following in the footsteps of the mafia - overnight in Taormina (60km)
Day 3 - body rafting in the Alcantara gorge - overnight in Taormina (80km)
Day 4 - free day to enjoy in Taormina - family cooking class - overnight in Taormina
Day 5 - Etna craters discovery tour - overnight in Syracuse (170km)
Day 6 - boat and snorkeling adventure around Ortigia Island - overnight in Syracuse (20km)
Day 7 - cycling tour on Ortigia Island - Neapolis Archaeological Park - overnight in Syracuse
Day 8 - departure


- accommodation in good standard family friendly hotels or guesthouses
- private car hire or transfers for the entire trip
- 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 minimum age is based on the minimum age necessary for children to participate in most activities. Some activities might require a higher minimum age, which will specified in each individual proposal. Younger kids are of course welcome on each tour and itineraries can be tailored accordingly.

**  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.

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