A wonderful experience of Sicily’s sister islands, the volcanically active Aeolian Islands with chic villages and transparent seas. Enjoy wine tasting, beach relaxation, and boat excursions to the smoking islands. We recommend adding extra nights to the beautifully romantic bay of Taormina on Sicily’s mainland before heading home.
£1745 per person
April – September
Day 1: Catania Arrival - Milazzo
Arrival at Catania Airport and meeting with the hostess that we’ll give you the welcome in Sicily. Transfer to Milazzo by private car. Accommodation in a nice a cosy 4 star hotel located in front of the port. Overnight.
Day 2: Panarea
Breakfast at the hotel. Early in the morning, departure to Panarea. In the early afternoon, we suggest a tour of the island. Overnight at Raya hotel.
Day 3: Panarea
Breakfast at the hotel. Free time to discover Panarea, the most chic and smallest island of Aeolian Island. The island in winter has just over 300 habitants, but in summer is full of people; there are many amenities, shops, bars, restaurants and a nightclub that is the must important disco in the Mediterranean. In the afternoon, tour of the island using an electric taxi car (the only permitted in the island). Overnight.
Day 4: Stromboli
Breakfast at the hotel. Free morning. 3.00pm excursion on boat to Stromboli and Strombolicchio. Stromboli is one of three active volcanoes on Italian soil. On board you’ll then have the opportunity to see the eruptions of the volcano, continuously active, and the island from a different point of view. 9.30pm return to Panarea. Overnight.
Day 5: Salina
Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning, transfer to the port, boarding in a hydrofoil and departure to Salina. Arrival and transfer to Hotel Signum. In the early afternoon, we suggest a tour of the island. Overnight at Hotel La Salina.
Day 6: Salina
Breakfast at the hotel. Free morning to relax, swimming and discover the lush green of Salina island. Woodlands, wildflowers, thick yellow gorse bushes and grapevines carpet its hillsides in vibrant colours and cool greens, while high coastal cliff plunge into the breaking waters below. In the afternoon, a small Malvasia tour during which you will discover the secrets of its flavor. Tasting of the aeolians’ famous wine, called “nectar of the gods.” Overnight at the hotel.
Day 7: Mount Etna
Breakfast at the hotel and check-out. Departure by hydrofoil to Milazzo. From here transfer to Mount Etna. Arrival at the Shalai Resort and accommodation. In the afternoon wine and food tasting in a winery. Overnight.
Day 8: Catania Departure
Breakfast at the hotel and check-out. Transfer to Catania Airport. Meeting with the hostess. End of our services
1 night Locanda del Bagatto, Milazzo
3 nights Hotel Raya, Panarea
2 nights Hotel Signum, Salina
1 night Shalai Resort
Hostess at the arrival to welcome and assistance
7 nights accommodation, bed and breakfast
Return hotel and airport transfers
Panarea tour by electric car
Stromboli excursion on boat shared with other people (max 20)
Malvasia tour in Salina
Wine and food tasting in Mount Etna
Any other services not mentioned in the inclusions