Arrival in Catania airport and transfer to our accommodation.
Immediately after breakfast. In the afternoon, visit the Volcano and Lava Museum, which deals with volcanism and those activities that take place in the area around Etna linked to the lava erupted from the largest volcano in Europe. Interactive museum that will capture the attention of children. Afterwards, you will leave for the excursion following one of the numerous paths of the Etna Park. An optional excursion with four-wheel vehicles is also recommended. Otherwise, you will follow a path that reaches the old craters of the 2002 eruption. Later, you can stop at one of the picturesque kiosks and eat the typical sausage sandwiches.
In the morning visit of Excursion to the Gole dell’Alcantara. The wild scenery, with the high rocky walls of the gorge and the water running between our legs is comparable to any of the other great natural beauties of the world. In the afternoon, excursion to Taormina, the actual town was founded in the 5th century BC by refugees fleeing from the destruction of nearby Naxos, the pioneer Greek colony in Sicily.
Today we learnabout the fascinating world of “butterfly paradise”in Monteserra Nature reserve.In the afternoon we move to the lovelycoastal towns of Acireale and Acitrezza to relax on the beach (in summer) or sample one of Sicily’s famous ice cream.
We travel south to the Pantalica Natural Reserve, inhabited since the end of the Bronze Age, and we explore its necropolis,second only to the one in Rome In the afternoon there is the time to chill out at the agriturismo in Siracusa area.
In the morning , children will have a lesson of Ceramic Decoration, they will paint for a couple of hours a ceramic object then the teacher will put them in the oven. It will be a moment of fun and relax children will enjoy so much!In the afternoon time dedicated to the town of Siracusa. The Archaeological Park of Siracusa, whose Greek theatre is a masterpiece of both theatre architecture and scenic technique, the Roman theatre was Hewn out of the hillside rock in the 5th Century BC and saw the premier of thousands of performances, many of which have lived on. Then the Ear of Dionysius, one of the most interesting and popular sites in the Paradiso stone quarries. Very fantastic Maniace Caslte….in Syracuse.
Spend a morning in the Vendicari Reserve. In this marvellous area you can spot over two hundred species of bird, including the pink flamingo (which often nests here). Admire the lakes, and unspoilt beaches, discovering both the ancient tower and the lagoonal area known as the Pantani di Vendicari. Later we will leave towards Noto, a Unesco heritage site and the jewel of Sicilian baroque architecture.
Transfer to the airport in time for the flight.