Sicily Shore Excursion

Catania, Aci Castello and Cyclops Islands Tour
– Shore Excursion –

Exclusive Catania, Aci Castello and Cyclops Islands Tour in a Shore Excursion with pick up from any desired Sicily ports and harbours.

Sicily Shore Excursions

Sicily Tour Code: SE05

Catania, Aci Castello and Cyclops Islands Tour
– Shore Excursion –

The Shore Excursions of Sicily

Join us in one of the most unique and exclusive Catania, Aci Castello and Cyclops Islands Tour. In this one day Shore Excursion, our drivers will collect you from any desired Sicily ports and harbours.

This is a one day shore excursion, that will bring you to the discovery of Catania, Aci Castello, and the Southern Coast of Sicily.

The tour will start from Catania, one of the liveliest cities of Sicily. Then, we will walk through the famous shopping area in the Via Etnea. Also, we will experience the chaotic Fishmarket.

Afterwards, our journey will continue in Aci Castello. Here you will get some great photo opportunities of this fantastic Normans’ Castle.

Following our shore excursion, we will visit Aci Trezza. This is a pretty fishing village 10km North of Catania. Also, here Giovanni Verga wrote his most famous novel La Malavoglia.

At the end of this Catania, Aci Castello and Cyclops Islands Tour Shore Excursion, our expert drivers will bring you back to the original pick up point. But first, we will have an ice cream stop.

Sicily Shore Excursion Itinerary

Catania – Aci Castello – Aci Trezza

Sicily Tour – Travel Itinerary

Catania, Aci Castello and Cyclops Islands Tour – Shore Excursion

Catania

One of the liveliest cities in Southern Italy, Catania is a bustling town with a melting pot attitude.

Also, this Baroque gem is a vibrant and enthralling place. Moreover, there is a beautiful UNESCO listed historic centre. Finally, you will visit the Grandiose black and white palazzos tower over baroque piazzas and seething markets.

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Catania – The Centre and The Duomo

Afterwards, we head for the centre of Catania.

During our walk down the famous shopping area, we will see the Via Etnea. Then we will see the luscious green Villa Bellini. And finally, we will admire the beautiful Duomo and experience the chaotic Fishmarket.

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Aci Castello

Following, our next stop is Aci Castello. Here you will get some great photo opportunities of this fantastic Normans built castle. Also, you can take pictures of the picturesque fishing village.

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Aci Trezza

Afterwards, we move onto Aci Trezza. This pretty fishing village is 10km North of Catania. Here we will see 3 large lave made boulders in the middle of the ocean Set on the coast.

According to one of many local myths, these great stones are the ones hurled by Polyphemus at Ulysses boat from the summit of Etna after being blinded in one eye by Ulysse.

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Aci Trezza – Giovanni Verga

Also, Aci Trezza is famous for its love affair with the writer Giovanni Verga. Indeed, here he wrote his most famous novel La Malavoglia (The House by the Medlar tree). Upon request, we can visit a small museum relating to the book.

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Journey back

On our journey back to the port of Syracuse we will have an ice cream stop.

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Prices

Catania, Aci Castello and Cyclops Islands Tour – Shore Excursion

Pick-Up Sicily Port 1-3 Persons 4-6 Persons 7-8 Persons
From Syracuse Port € 280 € 320 € 360
Shore Excursions of Sicily – Price per Group

Tour Info

  • On receiving your booking we will contact you to arrange your pick up location, time and address or any special requirements you may have.
  • Please note
    This is a private Sicily excursion with a dedicated driver and vehicle. The cost DOES NOT INCLUDE Entrance fees to archaeological sites.
  • We apply the following Conditions of Sale.

Pick-Up Port Info

Pick-up from Syracuse Port

We meet and greet you on your arrival at the port of Syracuse. The journey from the port and along the scenic coastal highway takes approximately 1 hour and thirty minutes.

 

 

Price Include

  • Private executive vehicle
  • English speaking driver-escort
  • Water on board
  • Local tolls
  • Insurance

Price Does Not Include

  • VAT 10%
  • Entrance fees to the archaeological sites
  • Costs of wine degustations and lunches

Please send us your enquiry with no obligation

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