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||
|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|
|LANGUAGES||Italian and English (French and Spanish upon request and availability)|
|INDIVIDUAL TOUR||Booking available only for all boat|
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.
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
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.
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.