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Catania – Siracusa (3 days charter)

3 DAYS - 2 NIGHTS
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Costa Saracena – From Catania to Siracusa and back in three days

Three-day charter on a sailing boat to navigate along the wonderful “Costa Saracena” down to Siracusa and back. During this experience you can admire the uniqueness of the Castle of Brucoli, stop in the Bay of Arcile, watching the “Turtle Rock”, observe from the boat the lighthouse of Capo Santa Croce, dock in the millenary island of Ortigia, heart of Siracusa, discover the beauty of the natural integral reserve of Plemmirio coast and the white beach of “Fontane Bianche”. While navigating, you will learn the basics of sailing and some curiosities and legends about our land.

Possibility to have an experience of submarine diving.

AVAILABLE DAYS Only upon request
PRICE WHOLE BOAT RENTAL WITH SKIPPER
  • 1650 € in the low season: October 1st – May 31st
  • 1950 € in the medium season: June 1st – July 15th and September 1st – September 30th
  • 2200 € in the high season: July 16th – August 31st
DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Catania Harbour – Diporto Nautico Etneo
DEPARTURE/RETURN TIME 10 a.m. of the 1st day/6 p.m. of the 3rd day
BOAT MODEL
  • Janneau Sun Odissey 34.2
  • Beneteau Oceanis 331
  • Janneau Sun Odissey 42.2
  • Bavaria44
LANGUAGES Italian and English (French and Spanish upon request and availability)
INDIVIDUAL TOUR Booking available only for all boat
PRIVATE TOUR
  • You will book the whole boat with skipper for a private tour
  • Max 6 guests (+crew)
  • Contact us for bigger group (more than 6 people)
DURATION
  • 3 DAYS – 2 NIGHTS
  • On request possibility to sleep on board the night before or the night after
INCLUDES
  • Trip on a sailboat
  • Sleep on board
  • Skipper
  • Linen and towels
NOT INCLUDED
  • Gasoline
  • Meals (we can help you with food shopping)
  • Hostess (she can be also the cook)
  • Moorings at the port (if necessary)
  • Sleep on board the night before or the night after
CANCELLATION POLICY
  • Free cancellation 1 month before the tour
  • Late cancellation up to 7 days before the service 50% of the total amount as penalty
  • No Show or Cancellation less than one week before the excursion: 100% of the total amount as penalty
BOOKING POLICY
  • First please send us a booking request and allow us to check availability
  • Then to guarantee your booking, we will require a prepayment of 50% of the total charter price at the moment of booking and the balance of the service 7 days before to the excursion date.

Tips

Remember that the skipper will always be on board with you for the entire charter.

We suggest you to bring your own swimsuit, a beach towel and sunscreen lotion. Wind jackets and hats can be needed since it could be windy while sailing.

If you think you can suffer from seasickness we suggest you to take pills and patches before the tour. If you don’t have the equipment required we will provide you with the necessary, ask for it when you book.

Highlights

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1st Day – Explore the “Costa Saracena” on your way to Siracusa

Once you meet the skipper you will get on board on one of our boat. (Remember that the skipper will always be on board with you for the entire charter) Get on board at 10:00 am you will start sailing from Catania Harbour and in about 2 hours of navigation you will reach the Bay of Arcile where you will be able to see large rock formations, in particular the "Turtle Rock" because of its profile that reminds just the homonymous marine animal. Later you will move to have lunch in Brucoli Bay, where to admire the Aragonese castle by the sea. In the afternoon you will sail to Siracusa, passing from Capo Santa Crocethen, one of the largest commercial bay in Italy, Augusta, and eventually reaching at the sunset the Porto Grande of Siracusa. This place in front of the Ortigia Island will be where you will spend the night on board

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2nd Day - Wonderful landscapes, natural reserves and white beaches

You will sail along the eastern coast of Sicily passing from the natural reserve called Plemmirio, famous for the tuff cliffs and the large quantity of Mediterranean fish. Later you will navigate down to Fontane Bianche characterized by a wonderful landscape and white beach; in the afternoon return to Siracusa with more open sea swims.

Night on board in Siracusa.

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3rd Day - Relax and practice sailing on your way home

Sailing to return to the Port of Catania; during this trip you will live relaxing moments seeing the places visited during the outward journey and enjoying the wonderful coast characterized by white beaches and crystal water.

After becoming familiar with sailing in the first 2 days, in this third day you can experiment yourself what you have learned.

During the return trip you can take bath. You will be back in Catania around 6.00 p.m.

Location

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Price:From 1,650