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At a glance
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- Accommodation: Hotels
- Holiday type: Package Tours, Cultural Holidays
Facilities available for hire
Packages available give examples of what we can offer. Excursions can be tailored to suit you. We have packages available to give ideas on what can be booked. A list of excursions available and information about the locations you can visit.
Best Seller Package... From £1,890 for 2 people
7 nights, accessible apartment at Marina Palace hotel or Grand Hotel Faraglioni (both in Acitrezza)
Destination Management Consultant available for greetings and assistance
Accessible taxi for transfers
Excursions & activities
Excursions to Catania, Taormina andMount Etna Etna honey, porcini and other food tasting sessions Wine tasting session in the vineyards Organic Farm: sicilian spices, fruit & vegetable workshop
Please note - this package is suitable for guests who can transfer to a non-adaptive car.
Sport and Culture (for active explorers)... From £3,000 for 2 people
10 nights for 2 people in Villa delle Palme. Accessible van with ramp for the entire holiday, with driver/tour guide
Excursions & activities: Try scuba for 2 days, all equipment included. Sicilian food experience in Organic farm and wine tasting session. 5 full day excursions including: Catania, Taormina and Mount Etna. Includes local products tasting experience, Marzamemi abd Noto ( Baroque abd wine) Syracuse excursions.
Into Sicily holiday package... From £1,890 per person
10 nights / 11 days Private driver/ Destination Management Consultant with accessible Van for the entire holiday
Excursions & activities: Taormina, Giardini Naxos,Syracuse, Marzamemi, Noto, Mount Etna, Catania
Various food tasting sessions and markets, including: honey, famous pistachios of Bronte, olives and olive oil, fish and more
2 greek Theaters, 4 Unesco sites
Visit an Organic Farm with rare sicilian animals and sicilian veg and spices workshop.
Excursions / Activities options:
4X4 Blind Driving Experience - Off-road driving for blind and partially sighted young people.
Mount Etna - Experience the excursion in Europe’s highest active volcano. Please note - Mount Etna is only accessible until 2000mt, the bits afterwards aren't wheelchair friendly.
Blind Wind Surfing - try windsurfing in the beautiful Mediterranean Sea.
Accessible Scuba - Dive to the depths of the beautiful Mediterranean Sea.
Sicilian Dessert Tasting Session - Culinary delights from the Mediterranean.
The Wine Art and Organic Farm
Horse Riding Practise - Fully trained for this unique and demanding work.
Olive Oil Experience - Discover the rich history of olive oil.
Canoeing in the Mediterranean Sea
Pistachio Day - learn about the world famous Bronte’s pistachios.
Tactile Museum and Sensorial-Botanic Garden - The only one in Europe tailor-made in for visually impaired people.
Locations in Sicily
Mount Etna is the tallest active volcano in Europe, one of the most active volcanoes in the world and in an almost constant state of activity. The fertile volcanic soils support extensive agriculture, with vineyards and orchards spread across the lower slopes of the mountain and the broad Plain of Catania to the south.
Due to its history of recent activity and nearby population, Mount Etna has been designated a Deacade Volcano by the United Nation. In June 2013, it was added to the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Please note - Mount Etna is only accessible until 2000mt, the bits afterwards aren't wheelchair friendly.
Catania is the second-largest city in Sicily and the tenth in Italy. It is located on the east coast of Sicily facing the Ionian sea, between Messina and Syracuse.
Catania is known for its seismic history, having been destroyed by a catastrophic earthquake in 1169, another in 1693, and several volcanic eruptions from the neighbouring Mount Etna volcano, the most violent of which was in 1669.
Catania has had a long and eventful history, having been founded in the 8th century BC.In 1434 it witnessed the opening of the first University in Sicily. Then in the 14th century and into the Reinassence, Catania was one of Italy’s most important and flourishing cultural, artistic, and political centres.
Taormina Spectacularly perched on the side of a mountain, Taormina is Sicily’s most popular summer destination, a chic resort town beloved of holidaying high-rollers and visiting celebs. And while it is unashamedly touristy and has a main street lined with high-end designer shops, the town remains an achingly beautiful spot with gorgeous medieval churches, a stunning Greek theatre and sweeping views over the Gulf of Naxos and Mt Etna.
“Orto dei Semplici” farm and “Don Saro” vineyard.. you’ll have the opportunity to have awesome sensory experiences tasting, smelling and touching an unbelievable amount of plants and fruit of any kind. Located on the west side of Mount Etna, it’s a great chance to appreciate and love the genuine flavour of the organic products grown on the fertile soil offered by the volcano.
Aci Trezza and Aci Castello -Marking the beginning, or end, of the Riviera dei Ciclopi, Aci Castello and Aci Trezza are only 9km from Catania’s city centre. There’s swimming and sunbathing off the volcanic rocks, otherwise the main attractions are the 13th Century norman castle, set atop a vast black rock, and “faraglioni” gigantic rocks that, according to the legend were thrown by the mythologic character of Polyphemus and whom actually are the very first volcanic activities of mount Etna.
Gole Dell’Alcantara - The Alcantara Gorges are deep incisions in volcanic rocks and cliffs, caused by the eruptions of Mount Etna. They lie a short distance from Taormina, where the mountain has been literally split and is now part of the course of a river. The water choruses over grey stone, now covered by dense vegetation climbing through the numerous crags and crevices in the rock. The less intrepid traveller can reach the gorges with a lift, but the more adventurous can descend into the gorge on foot, where the river can be followed for about 150 meters through mysterious shadowy rocky bends along the walls of the rock-face.
The Bronte is a comune, of 19.500 people, located on the west side of Mount Etna, famous for the production of a superior variety of pistachio, known as “Bronte pistachio”. It is so good and fragrant that it has been re-baptised “Etna’s green gold”. It is widely known that this fruit is a concentrate of health, thanks to its origin: the lava soil on which it grows gives it particular organoleptic properties and a taste that other varieties of pistachio do not have. The fruit is harvested every other year, and at the end of the summer the town of Bronte holds a festival, which turns into an open air banquet to celebrate this fruit.
Noto -Located less than 40km south of Syracuse, Noto boasts one of Sicily’s most beautiful historic centres. The pièce de résistance is “Corso Vittorio Emanuele”, an elegantly manicured walkway flanked by thrilling baroque buildings and churches. Stunning at any time of the day, it is especially fabulous in the early evening when the lovely red-gold buildings seem to glow with a soft inner light.
Although a town called Noto or Netum has existed here for many centuries, the Noto that you see today dates to the early 18th century, when it was almost entirely rebuilt in the wake of the devastating 1693 earthquake. In 2002 Noto and its church were declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Syracuse - More than any other city, Syracuse encapsulates Sicily’s timeless beauty. Ancient Greek ruins rise out of lush citrus orchards, cafe tables spill onto dazzling baroque piazzas, and medieval lanes lead down to the sparkling blue sea.
It’s difficult to imagine now but in its heyday Syracuse was the largest city in the ancient world, bigger even than Athens and Corinth. It was founded by Corinthian colonists, who landed on the island of Ortygia in 734 BC.
Flights are available from most UK airports. Our travel consultants can also arrange free airport assistance for you should you require it. We will advise airports and airlines in advance of any special requirements you may have, as well as any equipment you may wish to take abroad. Medical seats will be reserved for you where possible, should you need them.
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We can book return transfers in most locations around the world in both adapted and non-adapted vehicles. They'll be waiting for you at the airport and drop you off at your accommodation - hassle-free.
We can arrange the hire of commode shower chairs, mobile hoists, wheelchairs and other mobility equipment in most locations. Our consultants will discuss what is available with you and ensure it is delivered and waiting for you upon your arrival.
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