Cyclops Islands Boat Trip Lachea Acitrezza Timpa Taormina. Cruise at the black coast where the Etna lava has flowed. Marine Protected Area.Discover the Magic of a Yacht Day Cruise to the Cyclops Islands. Embark on an unforgettable journey with a yacht day cruise to the Cyclops Islands, where you can step into the shoes of Ulysses from the legendary “Odyssey” by Homer. Imagine weaving between the rocks thrown by Polyphemus from the top of Mount Etna, immersing yourself in a story that has fascinated generations.

Full day

Live for one day like Ulysses and the Cyclops. The famous legend narrated by Omero in his poem Odyssey, is still alive in the nature of the place. Cruising between the rocks thrown by Polifemo from the top of Mount Etna, living the myth, the legend, the nature where the water is clear. We will cruise and admire Stazzo, Santa Tecla, Capomulini, Acitrezza and Acicastello for the most unforgettable cruise along a wild black coast where the Etna lava has flowed to reach the enchanting Timpa Nature Reserve and the Ciclopi Islands Marine Protected Area, one of the 100 most beautiful protected marine areas in the world. A full day to swim and snorkel or to sunbath on deck of the boat and, when we will anchor in one of the several fisherman villages, you will discover the best of the tipycal Sicilian cuisine and the freshly caught fish in one of the several seafront restaurants. After a small walk in the village and maybe after a tasty granita, we’ll come back slowly and relaxing before one more bath in the fantastic lights of the afternoon.

TIPS: Perfect for those who spend their holidays in Taormina and want to see more, feel more, cruise more through the Sicilian sea.
Many local people have lunch in the restaurants in this area; grilled fish, king prawns…..you have to taste it!

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Info

From 10:00am to 05:30pm
Embarkment: Giardini Naxos harbor (Sicilyspot pier), Porto dell’Etna (Riposto), Catania harbor
Services included: Skipper or crew, fuel, open bar (soft drinks), Sicilian seasonal fresh fruit
Upon request: English speaking hostess, lunch or Sicilian finger food snacks, transfer by car hotel-marina-hotel, departure by tender from the private beach of the hotel (available only in Taormina area)

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Half day

Staying in Catania and not admiring the black volcanic coast and entering the islands of the Cyclops as the first Greeks did is really unthinkable. A wonderful half day to live the famous legend narrated by Omero in his poem Odyssey, is still alive in the nature of the place. Cruising between the rocks thrown by Polifemo from the top of Mount Etna, living the myth, the legend, the nature where the water is clear. We will cruise and admire San Giovanni li cuti (the very small fisherman village in the hearth of Catania), Ognina, Acicastello, Acitrezza and Capomulini for the most unforgettable cruise along a wild black coast where the Etna lava has flowed to reach the enchanting Timpa Nature Reserve and the Ciclopi Islands Marine Protected Area, one of the 100 most beautiful protected marine areas in the world. A time to swim and snorkel or to sunbath on deck of the boat.

TIPS: A perfect shot from Catania to feel an historic Sicilian experience.

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Info

From 10:00am to 01:30pm
or from 02:30pm to 06:00pm
Embarkment: Catania harbor

Services included: Skipper or crew, fuel, open bar (soft drinks), Sicilian seasonal fresh fruit
Upon request: English speaking hostess, transfer by car hotel-harbor-hotel

Boat: Hanse 411

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FROM TAORMINA TO THE CICLOPI ISLANDS

A yacht day cruise along the bays of Taormina is definitely one of the best things to do if you aim for a day is relaxing, sunbathing and swimming. But the port of Taormina in the bay of Giardini Naxos is also a starting point for a cultural experience, a boat trip toward the Ciclopi islands. A totally different scenery, dominated by the majesty of the Etna volcano that makes the coasts a landscape stained with black, unique in the world. Along the cruise we will meet some fishermen villages, still intact in their traditions. Stazzo, Santa Tecla, Capomulini and the enchanting Timpa Nature Reserve up to Acitrezza and its Cyclops islands, surmounted by the medieval manor of Aci Castello.
A corner of Sicily preserved with rigor being one of the 100 most beautiful protected marine areas in the world. In Acitrezza, passing right inside the islands we will land in the marina and we will be immediately immersed in a magical atmosphere where the scent of fresh local fish dishes prepared by restaurants on the port reigns in the air, mixed with the scent of a clear sea. A fantastic itinerary in the footsteps of Ulysses of 20 miles from the port of Giardini Naxos or 12 miles from the “Porto dell’Etna” in Riposto (CT), to arrive at this wonder of the Cyclops islands; the volcanic rocks thrown by Polyphemus from the top of Etna as narrated by Homer in the “Odyssey”.

TIPS: Perfect for those who spend their holidays in Taormina and want to see more, feel more, cruise more through the Sicilian sea.
Many local people have lunch in the restaurants in this area; grilled fish, king prawns…..you have to taste it!

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  • Ciclopi Islands - Sunset

Info

From: 10:00am to 05:30pm
Boarding: Giardini Naxos harbor or Porto dell’Etna, Riposto (CT)
Services included:  Crew, fuel, open bar (soft drinks), Sicilian seasonal fresh fruit
On request: Transfer by Sedan or Minivan (roundtrip) to the Giardini Naxos Harbor or Porto dell’Etna Riposto (CT)

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