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Sicily & Mount Etna Day Trip

By SMS Group - S Mifsud & Sons


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Cleaning and safety practices

Masks required
Contactless tickets
Vehicles and venues disinfected


  • High-speed catamaran crossing to & from Malta

  • Free time to explore Modica or Taormina

  • Samples of local Sicilian delicacies & wines

  • Panoramic views of the magnificent Mount Etna

  • Holiday within a holiday on the beautiful island of Sicily

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What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Live tour commentary is provided in English

  • What's included

    Hotel pickup and drop-off

  • What's included

    Return transport to and from your Malta hotel

  • What's included

    Guided tour of Mount Etna Volcano and Taormina or Modica

  • What's excluded

    Meals and drinks

Know Before You Book

  • Hotel pick-up service starts 1-2 hours prior to the booked start time.

  • Hotel pickup is available from most centrally located Malta hotels. Please arrange pickup from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.

  • Visits to Taormina are only available from May to September. When Taormina is not available, a visit to Modica will be offered instead.

  • The service provider will request you to send a copy of your passport to confirm the service.

  • Children 3 and younger are not allowed.

What you can expect

Take the opportunity to see the wonderful Italian island of Sicily and experience unforgettable views of Europe's largest active volcano. Enjoy crossing the Mediterranean Sea by high-speed catamaran and visit the ancient town of Modica (from October to April) or Taormina (from May to Septmber) with plenty of free time to soak up the laid back atmosphere.

Get picked up from your hotel and reach the port of Valletta, where you board a catamaran for a 1 hour and 45 minute crossing, which affords incredible views looking back at Malta and forward to Sicily. Arrive at the port of Pozzallo and board a coach for the start of your discovery of this lush island.

On the way to Mount Etna, you stop for a delicious sampling of some typical Sicilian delicacies, including wines, almond sweets, and locally produced honey.

Get up close to the mighty Etna and stand overlooking the vast base of the volcano from the Sylvestri Crater. Learn from your guide about the devastating effects of its biggest eruptions, and the daily life of the villagers living in its shadow.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants

Social distancing

  • Contactless ticket redemption
  • Social distancing measures in place
  • Protective shields in place at main contact areas

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Temperature checks given to staff
  • Temperature checks available
  • Masks required
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Individually wrapped food options available
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Activity Location

  • Taormina

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Malta (Hotel Pickup)
    • Malta

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