Departure from the pier “diporto nautico Etneo” at the port of Catania on board of a sailboat Jeanneau Sun Odissey 34.2 accompanied by our skipper. During the day you will learn the basics of sailing.
Stop at the caves of Ulysses. This is a beautiful cave formed in lava cliff overlooking the sea. The colors of the backdrops are gorgeous, from blue to green to blue water. During this stop, you can take the first swim of the day. We will give you a mask and flippers to make snorkeiling.
Navigating to the fishing port of Acitrezza, passing under the medieval castle of Acicastello. Spectacular views of the castle by the sea. You will see the typical “pillow lavas” under the castle and due to the fast cooling of submarine eruptions.
Once docked at the harbor of the village we will accompany you to take the pedalò (included in the price if available), the only way that allows you to penetrate inside the marine reserve “Island of the Cyclops.” The duration will be about an hour, you will discover the basalts of “Faraglioni” , and the typical colorful landscape of the Lachea island, due to the alternation of white clay, black lava and green for the vegetation that covers it. In the reserve, for the clear water and the abundance of marine life is memorable swim with mask and snorkel.
Once back at the the boat, we will offer on-board (included) a tasty lunch with: Appetizer with typical flavors of the volcano. First course of fish. Fruit and local white wine. (Vegetarian, vegan, gluten free options available, if required upon booking).
We will leave to return to Catania from Acitrezza sailing. During this trip if we have time enough you can have a bath offshore.
The Sicily Sailing Experience tour will finish at Catania Port at 6.00 pm.
From 1 October to the 31 May the price is 59 euro per person.
From 1 June to the 15 july and from the 1 to the 30 September the price is 68 euro per person
From 16 July to the 31 August the price is 77 euro per person
If you choose to participate in 2 excursions (Etna Sicily Sailing + Experience Experience) you will have a discount of 10% on the second tour booked!