Discover Sicily: an adventure between the Nebrodi Mountains and the Aeolian Islands

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Individual prices may be subjected to availability due to daily updates to the calendar. If a minimum number of guests is necessary for guaranteed departure and currently the number has not been reached, please, contact us to verify the up to date guest list with the supplier.

Included in the price

- Transfer Airport / Port / Airport.
- Minibus to ensure all transfers

- Captain, Cook and Mariner

- Accommodation in selected cabin 
- Linen and towels, final cleaning

Not included
  • Boat Services 150 euro pax

- Food and fuel expenses onboard

 

  • Land excursions 200 euro pax

- Guide for  2 days visiting Villa Piccolo / Valle del Fitalia / Catafurco Waterfalls
- Entrance for Villa Piccola
- Tasting of typical products and sweets / ice cream / Granite
- Lunch and packed lunch in places of natural interest.
- Cooking lessons in Nebrodi Mountain (collection of herbs)

- Cooking lessons experience at Maria Typical House

- Land activities basic insurance

 

Extra services

- Car transfer from/to the airport

- Dinner in local restaurants (25/35 euro pax)

- Malvasia wine tasting and apetizers (approx 15 euro pax in Salina Island)

- Trekking guided tour

- Volcanoes hiking

Price per Person
1050

You can book place or places in yacht cabins or book a whole yacht. Booking whole yacht is only available for cruises with no travelers already on board.

Entire yacht price

Price Includes:

- Transfer Airport / Port / Airport.
- Minibus to ensure all transfers
- Captain, Cook and Mariner
- Accommodation in selected cabin
- Linen and towels, final cleaning

 

Extra Services:

- Car transfer from/to the airport
- Dinner in local restaurants (25/35 euro pax)
- Malvasia wine tasting and apetizers (approx 15 euro pax in Salina Island)
- Trekking guided tour
- Volcanoes hiking

 

Additional Fees:

Boat Services 150 euro pax
- Food and fuel expenses onboard

Land excursions: 200 euro pax
- Guide for 2 days visiting Villa Piccolo / Valle del Fitalia / Catafurco Waterfalls
- Entrance for Villa Piccola
- Tasting of typical products and sweets / ice cream / Granite
- Lunch and packed lunch in places of natural interest.
- Cooking lessons in Nebrodi Mountain (collection of herbs)
- Cooking lessons experience at Maria Typical House
- Land activities basic insurance

Price per Boat
8400
From
1050 per Person
or € 8400 entire boat

Your trip

Discover Sicily: an adventure between the Nebrodi Mountains and the Aeolian Islands

Embark with us on a fantastic sailing adventure to discover by feet the incomparable beauty of the Nebrodi Mountains and catch in your viewfinder the special panoramas of the Aeolian Islands.

The proposed experience is articulated in three days in the territory of the Nebrodi, the mountain range overlooking the Tyrrhenian Sea, and four days sailing in the Aeolian Islands, an archipelago consisting of seven islands.


The Nebrodi Mountains are a surprising territory, a Regional Natural Park, consisting mostly of woods and surrounded by ancient villages that preserve unique traditions. Between rich beech forests and rocky areas you can discover lakes, small waterfalls, animal species such as eagles and griffins. All accompanied by a fine cuisine in the best Sicilian tradition.

 

The Aeolian Islands located off the coast of Sicily. Coming out of the blue sea, they are a little piece of paradise on Earth offering exciting adventures every day. Stunning waters for swimmers and sailors, hissing volcanoes for trekkers and honey-sweet Malvasia wine for gourmets will be the highlights of this sailing adventure between land and sea.

Itinerary

Day 1
Portorosa
Transfer from Palermo or Catania to the Port of Portorosa, welcome drink and buffet tasting of local products, meeting with the crew. Accomodation onboard and free evening to relax in the marina or to have a walk in the village.
Day 2
Nebrodi Park
Shore excursion to visit a portion of Nebrodi Park, very significant and interesting is the "valley of the Fitalia territory", the "Adventure Park Longi" and the waterfall Catafurco of Galati Mamertino. Travel distance on foot about 1 hour; low difficulty. During the excursion a lunch in local farm with typical products of the territory will be served. Reboarding the boat and a free evening to visit the town.
Day 3
Alcara Li Fusi
Shore excursion to visit Villa Piccolo and its park, which houses the museum, run by the Family Foundation Small Calanovella, opened in 1978. Inside are preserved portion of goods that belonged to the family: works of art, paintings, ceramics , antique weapons, books, prints, documents, and there are the autograph letters of his cousin Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa. Cooking experience at Delfio farm house, learning how to find and cook local herbs with old recipe!
Day 4
Sailing along Vulcano and Lipari islands
After breakfast sailing to Salina admiring the bays and natural arched rock formations along the Islands of Vulcano and Lipari, swimming and relaxing in some amazing spot. in Salina. In the afternoon the best granita at Alfredo in Lingua village, Salina. Overnight in Salina.
Day 5
Salina Island second day - Cooking Lessons
In the morning sailing along the coast of Salina, then land to walk up Punta Megna for a bit of trekking to visit the romantic paths and breathtaking views of Salina from above. The ascent takes about one hour and at the end a cooking lesson await us. We will learn how to put together a famous salad in Salina, with dried tomatoes and other erbs and ingredients that we will be able to pluck and select ourselves directly from the garden. Our lunch will be the final product of this fun cooking experience. Afterwards we will return to the boat and spend the night in the other side of the island.
Day 6
Panarea and Stromboli Islands
After breakfast sailing along the northern coast of the island of Panarea for a stop in the small islands and reefs of Basiluzzo, Dattilo and Lisca Bianca, where you can swim and relax in unique locations with underwater gaysers. Lunch on board. Then we sail to the island of Stromboli to admire the volcanic eruptions of the Sciara del Fuoco. At evening visit the main village of Stromboli and free to have dinner onboard or in a local restaurant (one of them is panoramic over the volcano eruptions.
Day 7
Sailing to Portorosa
A nice day spent sailing to Portorosa and stopping for swimming on the other side of Lipari and Vulcano islands. Overnight in Portorosa and disembark the morning after.

Price details

Price per person

€ 1050

Accomodation on selected shared cabin, check out single use and details

Entire yacht price

€ 8400

Book the entire yacht for a private trip

Yacht

Elune

The Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 52.2, conceived by Bruce Farr, is the pride of the Jeanneau cruising sailboat fleet.

This top of the line cruiser is distinguished by its sleek hull and smart deck layout that allows the crew to totally and efficiently control the sails from the cockpit. The finaly crafted teak furnishings stand out on their own. The 52.2 truly illustrates the pure craftsmanship expressed in the grand Jeanneau tradition.

Yacht
Model
2004 Sun Odyssey 52.2
Length
15.4 m
Yacht services
Tender size
3.6 m
Air conditioning
No
Snorkeling equipment
Yes
Fishing equipment
Yes
Toys on board
Yes
Accommodations
Places
8
Standard double cabins
4
Bathrooms
4
Private Bathrooms
Yes
Crew
1
Chef on board
Yes

Activities and Tips

Activities

Naturalistic optional excursion to Monte Fossa delle Felci

Monte Fossa delle Felci in Salina is the highest peak in the entire archipelago, so named for the luxuriant presence of the homonymous plant, it stands up to a height of 968m above sea level. After reaching the summit, a picturesque landscape shows at the horizon, the Sicilian coast dominated by Etna, Alicudi, Filicudi, Stromboli, Panarea, Lipari and Vulcano frame the sumptuousness of the crater, demonstrating the volcanic nature of the island. The route starts from the Madonna del Terzito church, where you will cross a rich cultivation of heather bushes, forests of chestnut, oak, pine and broom shrubs that during the spring color the landscape with the classic yellow flowers. Continuing you will find yourself on the saddle that separates Monte Rivi and Fossa delle Felci, from here you can enjoy the picturesque village of Malfa. reached the top you can admire the grandeur of the crater has a diameter of 600-700 m and a depth of a hundred. The crater is crossed by small paths, covered by a sea of ​​ferns and surrounded by ancient trees.

Excursion on the Stromboli Volcano

During our time in Stromboli there is the possibility of an optional excursion on the volcano crater summit (918 m. Above sea level) by following, with experienced guides, the "Path of St. Vincent." The ascent is of about 2 hours and 30 minutes with stops every 30-40 minutes. Before sunset you will arrive at the top to see the crater explosions, a stop on top of the crater for about an hour and then back to base in about an hour and a half as the descent is always quicker way down!

Salina salad

Land activity in Salina. The activity consist in experiencing first hand how to make the typical dried tomatoes and plucking all the right erbs and other ingredients for a dry tomato salad typical of the cuisine of Salina. The final product will of course become part of your lunch with many other typical Sicilian dishes.

Fenech Malvasia Tasting

Land activity in Salina. Excursion to the island's Santuario, it will be an easy ascent and provide great occasion to catch the local flora and fauna in your viewfinder. Then we will visit the Fenech wineries for a taste of Malvasia and authentic wines produced from local grapes. An apetizer of local products will be offered with the Malvasia and a unique red Malvasia will be the special amazing tasting experience.

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1050

Individual prices may be subjected to availability due to daily updates to the calendar. If a minimum number of guests is necessary for guaranteed departure and currently the number has not been reached, please, contact us to verify the up to date guest list with the supplier.

Included in the price

- Transfer Airport / Port / Airport.
- Minibus to ensure all transfers

- Captain, Cook and Mariner

- Accommodation in selected cabin 
- Linen and towels, final cleaning

Not included
  • Boat Services 150 euro pax

- Food and fuel expenses onboard

 

  • Land excursions 200 euro pax

- Guide for  2 days visiting Villa Piccolo / Valle del Fitalia / Catafurco Waterfalls
- Entrance for Villa Piccola
- Tasting of typical products and sweets / ice cream / Granite
- Lunch and packed lunch in places of natural interest.
- Cooking lessons in Nebrodi Mountain (collection of herbs)

- Cooking lessons experience at Maria Typical House

- Land activities basic insurance

 

Extra services

- Car transfer from/to the airport

- Dinner in local restaurants (25/35 euro pax)

- Malvasia wine tasting and apetizers (approx 15 euro pax in Salina Island)

- Trekking guided tour

- Volcanoes hiking

per Person
8400

You can book place or places in yacht cabins or book a whole yacht. Booking whole yacht is only available for cruises with no travelers already on board.

Entire yacht price

Price Includes:

- Transfer Airport / Port / Airport.
- Minibus to ensure all transfers
- Captain, Cook and Mariner
- Accommodation in selected cabin
- Linen and towels, final cleaning

 

Extra Services:

- Car transfer from/to the airport
- Dinner in local restaurants (25/35 euro pax)
- Malvasia wine tasting and apetizers (approx 15 euro pax in Salina Island)
- Trekking guided tour
- Volcanoes hiking

 

Additional Fees:

Boat Services 150 euro pax
- Food and fuel expenses onboard

Land excursions: 200 euro pax
- Guide for 2 days visiting Villa Piccolo / Valle del Fitalia / Catafurco Waterfalls
- Entrance for Villa Piccola
- Tasting of typical products and sweets / ice cream / Granite
- Lunch and packed lunch in places of natural interest.
- Cooking lessons in Nebrodi Mountain (collection of herbs)
- Cooking lessons experience at Maria Typical House
- Land activities basic insurance

per Boat