Explore impressive volcanoes and beautiful surrounding islands on this fantastic Italian family adventure holiday to the island of Sicily.
A visit to the interactive museum will help you understand the forces that shape Europe’s largest volcano, Mount Etna, and walks around volcanoes and up to their craters will really bring this island to life for you and your family.
Enjoy striking black sand beaches on the rural island of Vulcano and the impressive views of neighbouring islands, before culminating with a visit to the Alcantara Gorges, an area of waterfalls and crystal-clear rock pools created by ancient volcanic eruptions.
Arrive in Catania and transfer to your accommodation, before enjoying a sunset city tour.
Visit Catania’s famous fish market, before transferring by boat to Vulcano island, famous for the Laghetto dei Fanghi, where it is said the mud can cure a surprising array of ailments. This afternoon, explore the island’s rugged coastline by sea kayak.
In the late afternoon, climb up to the Gran Cratere, which can be walked with ease on a well graded path. Before reaching the highest point, you will have the chance to admire the view of the neighbouring islands. This evening enjoy a pizza making demonstration and dinner.
Travel by boat to the enchanting island of Stromboli. Walk to the ‘stream of fire’ where you can sometimes see the island's volcanic activity as lava flows out and plunges directly into the sea.
Take the hydrofoil back to Milazzo and continue to Etnaland, a large theme park with rides, attractions, shows and waterslides for all the family.
Visit of the Volcano and Lava Museum, which deals with volcanism and the natural effects connected with the lava from the largest volcano in Europe. It is an interactive museum that will capture children’s attention. Follow one of the several path of the Park of Etna; the amazing scenery will captivate you.
Visit the Alcantara Gorge where you will wade through the water as you enjoy the wild scenery, high rocky walls of the gorge and beautiful natural surroundings. In the afternoon, go snorkelling in the pristine waters of the Taormina coastline.
Transfer to the airport in time for your flight back home.
You should note: This itinerary varies slightly depending on the time of year, in order to work with the seasonal hydrofoil schedules. For departures in May and October half-term, you will spend the first night in Milazzo before transferring to Stromboli Island and then Vulcano Island.
- Prices from (exc. international flights): £1,499 per adult, £1,449 per child
- Prices from (inc. flights from/to UK): £1,829 per adult, £1,759 per child
Flight prices are subject to change, and prices tend to be higher during peak periods.
Child prices apply for ages 11 and under at the time of travel.
- Duration: 8 days
- Ideal for ages: 8+
- Itinerary type: Small group
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|2019||25 May||1 Jun||£1,499||£1,449||Available*||Book or Enquire|
|2019||27 Jul||3 Aug||£1,599||£1,549||Available*||Book or Enquire|
|2019||19 Oct||26 Oct||£1,499||£1,449||Available*||Book or Enquire|