Join us on this exclusive Go Sicily Travel day experience to the seaside gems of the province of Syracuse, including Ortigia, the fishing village of Marzamemi and the beautiful landscape of Porto Palo di Capo Passero. This tour is fully compliant with COVID-19 requirements.
05:00 Meet at Virtu Ferries Port Terminal in Marsa for check in and embarkation on the high speed catamaran MV St John Paul II
06:30 Departure to Pozzallo
08:30 Arrival in Pozzallo, disembarkation from catamaran and departure to Ortigia
09:45 Arrival in Ortigia. Free time for coffee. Walking tour of the historical centre of Ortigia, including Piazza Duomo, Diana's fountain, the Caravaggio and the lungomare. Free time in Ortigia, including to do some shopping at the fashionable Corso Matteotti or the picturesque Via Roma. Free time for lunch.
14:30 Departure to Marzamemi.
15:30 Arrival in Marzamemi. a laid-back fishing village by day and also a vibrant meeting place. We will visit the historical centre of Marzamemi, where we will be able to savour the cute alleyways, the main square with the two churches of San Francesco di Paola, the “Tonnara”, the rustic houses – some old and derelict which were once used as homes by the fishing community of Marzamemi and others done up and converted into chic and trendy restaurants, pubs, open-air bars, art galleries and self-catering holiday houses – as also the view over the Gulf of Syracuse. We will also visit a traditional fisherman’s warehouse selling various types of local delicacies, including bottarga di tonno, cheeses, wines, chocolate, dried tomatoes and much more. Free time in Marzamemi.
17:15 Departure to Porto Palo di Capo Passero
17:30 Arrival in Porto Palo di Calo Passero, which is Sicily’s Southeasternmost tip. Here we will be able to enjoy the beautiful landscape which includes the island of Capo Passero, the recently refurbished Castello Tafuri, the ruins of the Tonnara of Capo Passero and the abandoned fishing village. Free time to stroll along the village and perhaps to enjoy a well-deserved granita or ice cream.
18:30 Departure to Pozzallo port
19:30 Arrival at Pozzallo port in time for check in and embarkation on Virtu Ferries catamaran mv Jean de la Valette
20:30 Departure from Pozzallo
22:30 Arrival in Malta
Youths aged 14 to under 26 years: €119
Children aged 4 to under 14 years: €119
Children aged under 4 years: €30
Catamaran trip Malta-Pozzallo-Malta
All port charges and taxes
All transfers and excursions in Sicily as per programme above (coach remains with us for the whole day)
Services of Go Sicily Travel specialised tour leader
Deposit on booking: €50
Balance to be paid by 27 November 2020 or immediately on booking for bookings, subject to availability) after 27 November 2020
At www.gosicilytravel.com, we pride ourselves in offering quality experiences which are fully compliant with COVID-19 requirements whilst at the same time ensuring that our guests have an enjoyable experience.
Guests are reminded to bring with them a mask which is imperative for use on the coach. Guests may also bring a visor which may be comfortable for use instead of the mask on the catamaran and in other locations, such as the shops.
Any Seating, such as on the catamaran, on the coach or at table, is to respect the relative social distancing rules and is assigned at the discretion of the tour leader.
The catamaran and the coach will provide sanitiser upon boarding. It is however advisable for guests to also bring their own personal sanitiser with them.
The programme is subject to change at the discretion of the tour leader in order to ensure adherence with COVID-19 regulations.
Please also refer to the attached with regards to COVID-19 measures implemented by Virtu Ferries on the catamaran:
A 100% cash refund applies if catamaran trip Malta-Pozzallo is cancelled due to weather or due to new COVID-19 measures.
For booking contact:
Mario Spiteri at
Go Sicily Travel
E mail: aW5mbyB8IGdvc2ljaWx5cHJvcGVydGllcyAhIGNvbQ==
Office (by prior appointment):
Go Sicily Travel, Cube Office Suites, Suite 2,
154, Eucharistic Congress Road, Mosta MST9037