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Sicily - Pozzallo, Mount Etna & Modica
On arrival at the port you will check-in and board
the catamaran. The crossing is estimated to take 90 minutes, however
this can be slighlty longer on occassions, depending on weather
Our tours takes the eastern route passing Noto, Syracusa and Catania
en route before arriving at Mount Etna, Europe's most active
The drive up the Mount Etna mountain slopes takes us through
picturesque villages and an ever changing landscape. The lower
slopes of the volcano are extremely fertile with groves of oranges,
lemons and other Mediterranean flora and of course vines which
produce Sicily's best wines. We go through forests of chestnut trees
which gradually give way to oak, beech, birch and pine. During our
tour of Mount Etna we visit the Sylvester Craters.
Our next stop includes a visit to the Baroque city of Modica to
enjoy some time in the city centre and the popular "Il Corso".
Modica once so important as to constitute a kingdom within the
kingdom, is today a prosperous town still dependent on its
traditional agricultural economy. The beautiful flight of steps
leading to the main entrance and the statues representing the twelve
apostles are the main features of S. Pietro's church. The main
street or "Corso", with it's mixture of magnificent buildings,
modern shops and al fresco cafes.It is a thriving town centre.
You will return back to the catamaran for the return crossing to
Malta, arriving at 2100hrs (based on a 90 minute crossing).
Transport will be waiting for you to return you back to your hotel.
The catamaran is equipped with toilets, a gift shop and a cafeteria
serving a good variety of drinks and snacks.
Please note! During the winter months the tour routing may
have to be changed due to adverse weather conditions. Whenever
possible you will be advised of such changes, however in certain
circumstances we may forced to change the tour routing during the
actual tour. These situations are beyond our control and enforced
onto us by local authorities. The operators of the tour and Malta
TravelNet will not under any circumstances be held liable to any
refunds or any such type of compensation in the even that this may
€128.00 Adult (over 14yrs to 59yrs)
Price €96.00 Child (13yrs and under)
During October to April on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
13 hour duration (0700hrs to 2100hrs)
Tour Pick Up Point:
Optional transfers to/from hotel/port are available at a supplement
of €13.00. Pick up is between 0500hrs to 0600hrs depending on pick
The tours pick up
from most hotels or a conveniently located pick up point close to
the hotel. Therefore you can stay at a hotel of your choice.
staying in Valletta, the pick up point is at the Phoenicia Hotel
which is located just outside the main city entrance, next to the
If you want to
join the tour but you are staying in private accommodation which is
not located in one of the main towns or resorts it is advisable to
contact us to make sure that it is possible.
How to Book
If you would like to book this tour only
to book via our partner website.
If you would like to include this tour in a multi day customised