Sicily and beyond yacht charters, where you can turn a vision into a reality

Our recommended itinerary of the 5 hot spots to cruise from Malta to Sicily for a 5 to 7 day holiday.

1. Marina Di Ragusa

This modern marina, has great facilities with a long sandy blue flag beachfront, known as Lungomare Mediterraneo. Cycling is safe here with extra-large designated cycle lanes along the coast.  Bicycles are available to hire locally just by the Main Square.  The main square (Piazza) has a lively atmosphere, with a selection of waterfront restaurants. The Piazza offers live music for entertainment in the evenings amongst a choice of restaurants and bars.

 

2. Marzamemi

With Crystal clear waters and white sand this is the perfect beach location. Set among a quirky yet trendy town. Marzamemi is clearly one of Sicily’s best-kept coastal secrets. Boutique shops are a short walk along the streets from the Marina to the Piazza. There are plenty of restaurants offering good food. During the day the Piazza has a unique kind of lazy vibe, it’s so laid back and peaceful then at night the Piazza comes to life! Being packed with locals and tourists. There are lanterns that alight the streets whilst the restaurants get ready for outside alfresco dining, simply picture perfect. There is home-made Granita is delicious with many flavours to choose from. Bike and Scooter hire is easily accessible. If you have water sports on your yacht, here is a good place to enjoy them.

3. Syracuse

The largest city of the ancient world, dating back to the 8th century BC. A brief stroll from the marina, you can soon be at the Doric Temple of Apollo. Lively food markets are open every morning excluding Sunday, you can hear and enjoy the music playing. Sample exquisite Sicilian delights,  try before you buy! Sample the tasty breads with oils plus a variety of tomato pastes, cheeses and cured meats and cannoli,  plus much more to taste. The Medieval streets and Piazza Duomo are aligned with shops and restaurants. The city is filled with culture and history, with temples, Greek outdoor theatres, museums and other tourist attractions.

4. Riposto

Marina di Riposto lays at the bottom of the eponymous volcanic mountain. Easy access for day trips, such as Mount Etna, Giardini Naxos, Botanical Gardens, Gorges, helicopter rides and shopping. Savoca, is where some of the Godfather movie was filmed, enjoy a drink at Bar Vitelli with stunning panoramic views. In Capuchin Monastery, there are around 32 ancient mummies of monks and dignitaries dating back as early as the 17th Century. Also boasting a fantastic golf course. Catania is close by for the shopping super fans with large shopping centers.

5. Taormina

The panoramic bay of Taormina is just delightful and sits just below the city, where there is the ancient town of Castlemola. You can also see Isola Bella one of the prettiest beaches from a nature reserve, stunning and picturesque. Taormina is a shoppers paradise, with plentiful bars and restaurants offering fantastic food. With easy access to go exploring and see the many sights. There are culinary tours and Roman theatres. The best thing to do is check the local calendar, as popular events are often held here.

The most sought after and popular location request for Sicily and beyond, is Taormina

Click her for a brochure and some photos: Sicily and beyond private yacht charters Trader Marine 2021

We have many yachts that can cruise from Malta to Sicily, a popular choice is the Sunseeker Predator 62,  also offering holidays to the Aeolian Islands

 

Follow us on Facebook:

Our full range of charter yachts are listed here on our website: www,tradermarine.com.mt

We are also on Instagram – please follow us

Photo credits from Google