SICILY ADVENTURE WEEK
Best time to travel
Explore the areas of the latest eruptions on Mount Etna
Climb, jump and splash around the Alcantara Gorge on a canyoning adventure
Big game fishing off the Eastern shores of Sicily
Explore the UNESCO world heritage town Syracuse on a guided walking tour
Taste some of Sicily's finest flavors on a guided food & wine tour
Our Adventure week takes you on the volcanic slopes of Mt Etna, into the canyons of the Alcantara Gorge and to the waters off the Eastern Sicilian coast. If you are looking for a varied active break paired with fabulous food and wine and some of the finest cultural heritage Eastern Sicily has to offer, this trip is perfect for you!
DAY 1 - WELCOME TO SICILY
Arrive to Sicily and transfer to your accommodation in Taormina. You have the rest of the day at leisure to explore the old city. Overnight in Taormina.
DAY 2 – SEA KAYAING AT TAORMINA (B, L)
Spend the morning in the beautiful old Greco-Roman town of Taormina, set on the foot of Etna on the coast. Stroll through the ancient alleys before you head down to the coast to enjoy a kayaking trip between the big rocks created by an old submarine eruption around the Islola Bella. Delicious, freshly prepared seafood is awaiting you for lunch in a local restaurant. Overnight in Taormina.
DAY 3 - ETNA SUNSET HIKING (B, D)
Today you will explore the Northern area of the Etna National Park with its amazing scenery of large woods and volcanic formations like lava caves and grottoes. Enjoy a real Sicilian BBQ on the mountain in the evening before settling for the night. Overnight in the Etna area.
DAY 4 - BODY RAFTING AT THE ALCANTARA GORGE (B)
The Alcantara River is one of the few rivers on Sicily that runs all year round and has carved its path into the basalt over a period of several thousands of years. Enjoy a few hours of canyoning along the gorge, jumping off the rocks into the cold, crystal-clear waters and floating in the rivers rapids between the 24m high basalt walls. Overnight in the Etna area.
DAY 5 - BIG GAME FISHING (B)
Today will take you out to the open waters along the Eastern coast for a day of big game fishing in one of the best fishing areas in Italy and the Mediterranean. Swordfish, Tuna, Amberjacks and many more await you in the wildest parts off the mainland with great crystal clear waters and endless opportunities. Overnight in Syracuse.
DAY 6 - SYRACUSE (B, L)
Your local guide will take you through the historic streets of Syracuse, notable for its rich Roman and Greek history. Visit the historic center and the cave necropolis of Pantalica, the city's two UNESCO World Heritage sites, before enjoying a traditional street food lunch at the food market. Overnight in Syracuse.
DAY 7 - DEPARTURE (B)
Transfer to the airport and departure.
OUR SERVICE FOR YOU
The itinerary is flexible and we have plenty of adventure in store, so should you wish to make minor changes to the suggested itinerary or extend your stay, we will be happy to talk to you.
Superior middle-class hotels and guesthouses
Breakfasts (B), Lunches (L) and Dinners (D) as outlined
Activities, tours & visits as outlined
Qualified, English speaking guide on all tours, activities and experiences
Expert travel planning, trip preparation and on tour support
Taxes and insurances for the activities