$ 3,990 + Air (Based on double occupancy)
$ 5,540+ Air (Based on single occupancy)
Sicily - Ortea Palace Hotel - Classic Rooms
Malta - Embassy Valletta Hotel - Deluxe Room
Day1, Friday, September 8th
Depart from USA to Sicily
Day 2, Saturday, September 9th
Arrive in Sicily by plane and meet your driver for a private transfer to your host hotel in the Siracusa-Ortigia area of South Eastern Sicily.
Welcome Dinner with the Group
Day 3, Sunday, September 10th
The Wonders of Mount Etna 9:30 AM (6hr 30min)
Mount Etna Geo Cultural Tour Azienda Agricola Biondi Winery with Lunch
- Arrival on Mt. Etna for a leisurely Panoramic Hike + Drive exploring the fertile landscapes, volcanic terroir, and unique wine-growing micro-climate, with breath-taking views from recent and past eruptions accompanied by our Outdoor Guide / Vulcanologist Biondi winery is located in the region of Etna, covering 17,200 square meters of the land. The winery is a tribute to the dedication and hard work. Rich for the cultivation of grapes, the area has volcanic soil and red pumice. The winery covers beautiful scenic views, giving wines all the nutrients from the ground to absorb. Today we enjoy a wine tasting with a light lunch in this magical vineyard.
Day 4, Monday, September 11th
Exploring Siracusa and Ortigia 10:00 AM (6hr)
Ortigia Historical Center / Food Tour at the Ortigia / Food Market Siracusa / Archaeological Park
-Enjoy the Ortigia Historical Center while exploring the multi-cultural and religious mosaic of the area featuring the ancient temples of Apollo and Athena, baroque masterpieces, and the Jewish Quarter of Ortigia, including the Jewish ritual baths / Mikveh.
Enjoy the opportunity to visit an authentic Sicilian food market in Ortigia. Here you will find a vast array of local produce to typical dishes that line the streets. Eat, snack, and stroll!
Arrive at the Siracusa Archaeological Park and explore the Ancient Greco-Roman Theater, built from the limestone bedrock of Temenite Hill during the 5th century BC. The ear of Dionysius was used as an ancient prison by Dionysius the Tyrant, the Roman Amphitheater, and the Ancient Stone Quarry.
Day 5, Tuesday, September 12th
A Day in Taormina 8:00 AM (10hr 30min)
Walking Tour of Taormina
-Stroll through Taormina, a hilltop town on the east coast of Sicily. It sits near Mount Etna, an active volcano with trails leading to the summit. The town is known for the Teatro Antico di Taormina, an ancient Greco-Roman theater still used today. Near the theater, cliffs drop to the sea forming coves with sandy beaches. A narrow stretch of sand connects to Isola Bella, a tiny island and nature reserve.
*Included lunch at a typical Sicilian restaurant is included on this day.
*Farewell Dinner TBA
Day 6, Wednesday, September 13th
Flight from Catania to Malta 7:20 AM (40 min) Arrival in Malta
- Meeting point
Your driver will meet you outside the Exit Terminal
Welcome to Malta. After collecting your baggage, a representative will greet you right outside the exit hall and then privately transfer you to your accommodations. Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and an early check in.
*Lunch at Kings Own Band Club Restaurant
-Casual dining in a historic building. This restaurant resides within the Kings Own Band Club residence. It is the oldest band club in Valletta and has earned its name since the Prince of Wales became king. Enjoy a fantastic Maltese delicacy lunch and local wine.
*Pre-Pride Opening Party
- Gather at the Pride Village just outside Valletta's main gate for the Opening Party. More details are to be announced shortly
Day 7, Thursday, September 14th
Pride Boat Party 10:00 AM (7hr 30min)
Boat Party on a Turkish Gulet 2 Boat Party on a Turkish Gulet
- Join us onboard a traditional Turkish Gullet for a fun-tactic full-day boat party experience. Dance to the beats of the best electronic music, meet new friends, and enjoy the beautiful waters off the island of Comino in the Blue Lagoon. There will be an open bar of beer, wine, and soft drinks throughout the trip, Mediterranean food, and the best party on the sea.
Day 8, Friday, September 15th
*Day at your leisure to explore
Day 9, Saturday, September 16th
Pride Day - All Day!
The exact times for today's Pride activities will be communicated closer to the date.
Get in all the fun at the Pride March, which will begin in Floriana and include the main streets of Valletta. It's going to be a blast. More details on the day will be forthcoming.
As a grand finale to EuroPride Day, join the masses at a complimentary open concert located in the granaries. More information is to follow, including the headliners!
Are you ready to party to round out your Euro Pride experience? Join other revelers as you keep on into the early hours at t renowned WE Party.
More details will be available closer to the date.
Day 10, Sunday · September 17th Departure Day
- Today, you depart our lovely islands. We will arrange a transfer for you from your hotel to the airport. We trust that Malta has lived up to your expectations and even exceeded them. We look forward to welcoming you back someday.