Palermo to Catania

Experience La Dolce Vita The largest of Italy’s islands, Sicily combines Greek, Roman and Arab influences and has a rich history. One of the first multicultural societies in the world, the island is truly unique, impressing with fascinating architecture, delectable local produce and myriad arts. Enjoy the Sicilian atmosphere by chartering a yacht to discover this romantic island.

Itinerary

1 DAY

Palermo

Start your journey in the capital of Sicily – the island's biggest city. A must-visit is the ornate Piazza Bellini and the Arab-Norman Palatine Chapel in the Royal Palace. Take the opportunity to walk to Monreale to take in the views across the city and villages nearby.

2 DAY

Ustica

Your first stop is Ustica, an uninhabited, volcanic island with magnificent underwater life. This is a natural marine reserve and an ideal spot for some scuba diving and snorkelling.

3 DAY

The Aeolian Islands

The volcanic Aeolians offer awe-inspiring landscapes, from dramatic Lipari to peaceful Salina. The group of islands is an increasingly popular yacht charter destination, thanks to Stromboli, a rare active volcano.

4 DAY

The Aeolian Islands

Spend these two days weaving amongst the Aeolian Islands, see the volcano smoking, try some water sports in Lipari and sunbathe in Salina.

5 DAY

Portorosa

Reach across to the most modern marina in Sicily. Offering diving and fishing expeditions, the harbour at Marina di Portorosa has exclusive shopping as well as a lovely, wide beach, fringed by lush vegetation.

6 DAY

Historic Taormina

Cruise to the eastern coast, where romantic Taormina awaits. Built on the Cliffside on terraces which cascade down to the sea, this town boasts a Greek theatre, a lovely pedestrianized shopping street and scores of cafés and restaurants to relax and enjoy the day.

7 DAY

Messina/Catania

Before disembarking in Catania, explore Messina and its historical sights such as the ancient harbour or the fishing village Torre Faro.

Yachts

SARAH

Build: Amels
Staterooms: 9
Max Speed: 17.0