Fixed date May 15th
Egadi Islands, a small archipelago of 3 islands, a strip of land, and a rock, set in crystal clear waters where nature reigns supreme. During the trek we will visit the three pearls, staying first in Marettimo and then in Favignana, in addition to the panoramic walks, we will catapult into ancient Rome with the Roman houses remains of the I century AD garrison, accompanied by the waves for wonderful boat excursions that they will allow us to explore the most hidden corners, we will get to know the tonnara and its traditions and finally we will take a relaxing bike ride on the island of Favignana, “the great butterfly on the sea” as it was defined by the painter Salvatore Fiume. The excursions do not require special preparations, also suitable for beginners.
Minimum 10 participants
Arrival at Palermo airport, Transfer by private car with driver from Palermo Punta Raisi airport to the port of Trapani. Transfer by hydrofoil from Trapani to Marettimo. Check-in. Accommodation in the rooms. Dinner in a restaurant and overnight.
Breakfast at a partner bar. Excursion "Country - Roman Houses - Pizzo Falcone"
It starts from the old port in the direction of the Roman houses. Along a paved path, you go up to the so-called Roman Houses, near which there is a spring. Continue towards the North-West, passing at the foot of Punta Campana (altitude 630m) and bypassing Pizzo del Capraro (altitude 627m), to then arrive at Monte Falcone h. 686 m, from which you can enjoy a splendid view of both sides of the island. Free lunch. Return to the village. Dinner in a restaurant and overnight.
Breakfast at a partner bar. Excursion “Among the scents of heather and rosemary…”
From Scalo Vecchio, just outside the town of Marettimo, a mule track leads to the so-called Roman Houses, the remains of a garrison of Rome from the 1st century AD. From here the excursion continues to the Semaforo building, at the top of the ridge, to go down to the Punta Libeccio lighthouse and the suggestive Cala Nera. Free lunch. From Punta Libeccio you will board the island's fishermen's boats to visit the coast and the splendid caves. Return to the port. Dinner in a restaurant and overnight stay.
Length: 8 km; Maximum altitude: 500 meters above sea level; Total difference in height: 500 meters
Breakfast at a partner bar. Check-out. Transfer by hydrofoil to Favignana. Check-in at the hotel. Check-in. Free time available to participants for sea and relaxation. Dinner at the hotel and overnight.
Breakfast. In the morning, appointment with the guide and visit “in the footsteps of the Florio family”. The name of the Florio family is inextricably linked to that of Favignana: just look at the immense Florio plant, which stands in front of the town, to understand it. You can admire from the outside the imposing heritage left by the Florio family on the island: Palazzo Florio, Florio factory, Camperia, church of S. Antonio. Finally, visit the Madrice church and the ancient district of S. Anna. It is also possible to visit the Florio factory inside. Extending for about 32 thousand square meters, it was not only the place where the equipment, anchors, and boats of the slaughter were kept in what became one of the most flourishing tuna processing industries, but also represents the history of the Florio family and of its intertwining with the life of the islanders, who found social redemption from poverty and a source of economic subsistence. Free lunch. In the afternoon Excursion to Mount S. Caterina, where the Norman fortress is located at an altitude of 310 meters above sea level. During the climb, which lasts about an hour, you can admire the typical vegetation of the Mediterranean scrub, arriving at the fortress from where you can see the whole island, a splendid panorama even more fascinating in the hours when the sun goes down allows you to see landscapes of Favignana, Levanzo and Marettimo and the coast of Sicily. Going back to the hotel. Dinner and overnight.
Breakfast. “The splendid cliffs and prehistoric graffiti” (Levanzo). Transfer by hydrofoil to the island of Levanzo. From Cala Dogana we will proceed along the west coast, from which we will admire the magnificent stack. From here we will continue to Cala Fredda and Cala Minnola, where it will be possible to observe a splendid and luxuriant pine forest that extends to the sea. Free lunch. Return to Favignana in the afternoon. Dinner at the hotel and overnight.
Breakfast. Appointment with the guide and start of the bike excursion. We will reach Cala San Nicola, Scalo Cavallo and Cala Rossa. We will continue to Punta Marsala, Cala Azzurra and Punta Fanfalo; we will continue to Grotta Perciata, Lido Burrone and skirt the whole island. Along the way, there will be stops in exciting and enchanting corners, accompanied by historical news, anecdotes, and beliefs that will make the walk pleasant and unforgettable. Dinner at the hotel and overnight.
Breakfast. Check-out. Transfer by hydrofoil from Favignana to Trapani. Transfer by private car with driver to Palermo Punta Raisi airport. (afternoon flight recommended)
Tariff per person, starting from:
|From 15 May 2021 to 22 May 2021||€ 1,190||€ 190|
(B / L / D-AI): B = breakfast; L = lunch; D = Dinner; (AI) = All Inclusive
Please note: excursions may vary due to weather conditions.
The tariff includes
GO in ITALY, in collaboration with the broker Tecnocredito Commerciale and UnipolSai Assicurazioni SpA, has prepared for all participants in their trips to Italy a complete insurance package included in the travel fee that protects all its customers with ASSISTANCE policy which covers Health Care to the Person, the Reimbursement of Medical Expenses incurred during the Trip and Damage to Baggage.
The conditions are fully contained in the information document that will be delivered to the customer before departure and at the time of joining the Optional Cancellation policy.
It gives the right, in case of need, to take advantage of the following insurance and assistance services
THEFT, ROBBERY, SCIPPO, FIRE, and failure to return or damage the baggage by the carrier up to € 500.00 with a deductible of € 50.00. Basic necessities cost as a result of delay (not less than 12 hours) or failure to return baggage by the carrier up to € 100.00 with a deductible of € 50.00
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