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1 day Sicily - Pozzallo, Mount Etna & Taormina Tour

Type: Mount Etna Tours
CHILD €102
By far the most popular tour to Sicily. Featuring ETNA, the largest active volcano in Europe and the beautiful quaint mountain town of Taormina. A fabulous touring experience!
1 day Sicily - Pozzallo, Mount Etna & Taormina Tour
  • Travel on high speed Catamaran
  • No Hidden Surcharges
  • Sicily guided tour on luxury coach
  • Optional transfers to/from port
  • FLEXI Cancellation


On Thursday and Sunday from May to September


Catamaran departs Malta at 0630hrs
Catamaran returns to Malta at 2315hrs

The Catamaran departs from Marsa Harbour and you can either make your own way or book transfers. All passengers must arrive at the passenger terminal at least 1 hour before departure. Click on GETTING TO THE PORT below for details.
On arrival at the port, you will check-in and board the catamaran. The crossing is estimated to take 1 hour 45 minutes. The Catamaran is equipped with restrooms, a very good cafeteria serving a variety of hot or cold snacks/beverages, and a small boutique/gift shop.

On arrival in Pozzallo you will be directed to your tour coach for the start of your Sicily tour. Our tour takes the eastern route before arriving at the first stop which is Taormina.
Taormina is a peaceful small medieval town, built on a mountainside and located 206m above sea level. Here you will have free time to enjoy the quaint streets lined with curiosity shops, boutiques and local tavernas. The Greek Theatre (entrance not included) is also worth visiting, even if it is just to enjoy the views from this unique location. You will also have ample time for lunch before we depart (lunch is not included).

The tour then departs for Europe's most active volcano, Mount Etna.

On the way to Etna we include a stop so you can sample some typical Sicilian delicacies, including wines, almond sweets and honey, this is a shortstop but it does give you an opportunity to purchase some genuine local specialities. 

The drive up the Mount Etna mountain slopes takes us through picturesque villages and an ever-changing landscape. The lower slopes of the volcano are extremely fertile with groves of oranges, lemons and other Mediterranean flora and of course vines that produce Sicily's best wines. We go through forests of chestnut trees which gradually give way to oak, beech, birch and pine. During our tour of Mount Etna, we visit the Sylvester Craters.

Our visit to Mount Etna will take you to 2000 metres above sea level, stopping at Silvester Craters. If you would like to visit the peak of the mountain and there is enough time to do this (you must check with your guide first) optional cable car and 4x4 truck/jeep tours are available, cost varies from €30 to €60 per person depending on which option you decide to take.

We return back to the port of Pozzallo to board the Catamaran for our departure (which is scheduled at 2130hrs) back to Malta.

Additional Information

Departure Information
Passengers must arrive at the Catamaran Terminal at least 1 hour prior to the departure time printed on the Catamaran Boarding Ticket.

ALL passengers must bring their passport or ID - the same document used to book the tour and present these at the check-in desk.
What is Included
The standard ticket price includes - Malta/Pozzallo/Malta Catamaran Ticket, Port Charges, Sicily Coach Tour accompanied by Licensed Tour Guide 

The ticket price does not include lunch, drinks, optional entrance fees, cable car rides, Etna 4x4 jeep tours
Licensed Tour Guide
You will meet your guide in Pozzallo and details how to locate your guide and transport will be announced on the Catamaran before you arrive. Guides are multilingual and the main languages include English, German, French and Italian. Whilst the tour operator will do their utmost to provide the tour in other languages this is not always guaranteed. 
What to take
Extra money for lunch, drinks and anything else you may want to purchase during the day.

Suitable footwear and dress according to season, remember that temperatures can be colder when visiting the mountain. We also suggest you bring a light sweater for the return journey on the Catamaran as the AC can be quite cold onboard.
Return Information
The catamaran is scheduled to return at 2315hrs.

If you have booked transfers the driver will be waiting for you outside the Catamaran terminal. 

Book This Experience

Tour starts at :

Add Number of People
€149.00 Youth/Adult
€102.00 Child (4yrs to 13yrs)
€37.00 Infants (3yrs and under)

Pick up from selected locations

See 'GETTING TO THE PORT' for locations
€15.00 Standard Pick Up & Drop Off Transfers (per person)

Pick up from any location
€65.00 Private Pick Up & Drop Off Transfers for 1 to 4 people (per vehicle)
€90.00 Private Pick Up & Drop Off Transfers for 5 to 7 people (per vehicle)
€125.00 Private Pick Up & Drop Off Transfers for 8 to 13 people (per vehicle)
Total €0.00
Price Includes
Malta/Sicily/Malta Catamaran Ferry
Sicily tour accompanied by Licensed Tour Guide
Port Charges & Tax
Transfers to/from port if booked

To complete your booking now you will need passport/ID details for ALL passengers (including infants/children).