Start: Meeting at the pier “diporto nautico Etneo” at the port of Catania at 9.50 am. Departure 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 Ulysses Caves. 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 snorkeling.
Sailing tour stop ad Acitrezza and Acicastello: Navigating to the fishing port of Aci Trezza, 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.
Cyclops’ Islands: Once docked at the port of Aci Trezza we will accompany you to take the pedalo* or small boat, the only way to go inside the marine reserve of Cyclops’ Islands.
*Please note: the pedalo is available according to the season (from June to August) and its price is not included, but the cost is negligible (around a few euros per person).
Lunch: Returning to the boat, we will offer you a lunch, made of:
*It is possible to request a vegetarian menu made of pasta with pesto and pomodorini. In case of any other food requirement (gluten free, vegan diet, ecc) please tell us upon booking.
Afternoon: During the return sailing, if weather and marine conditions are favourable you will have the opportunity to have a swim in the open sea.
Return: The Etna Sailing Tour will finish at 6:00 p.m., once back at Catania port.
From October 1st to May 31st the price is 74,00€ per person; 57,00€ for children from 4 to 12 years.
From June 1st to September 30th the price is 97,00€ per person; 67,00€ for children from 4 to 12 years.
If you join 2 excursions (Etna Sicily Sailing + Experience Experience) you will have a discount of 10% on the second tour booked!
For the other sailing excursions from Catania and Taormina, please check our sailing department.