AHOY CLUB

7 nights in Sicily and the Aeolian Islands

Panoramic view on Mondello white sand beach in Palermo, Sicily. Italy
ITALY QUICK FACTS

• Italy has the highest number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the world.

• Italy is the largest producer of wines.

• More than 50 million tourists visit Italy each year.

• Known for the best pasta and spritz in the world!

Cathedral church in Palermo - Sicily, Italy

Palermo

Arrive in Palermo, a city bursting with history and vibrant energy. The captain and crew will welcome you aboard with a beverage in hand ready to take you on a tour of your new home for the next week.

Palermo is famous for its history, culture, architecture, and (of course) its delicious southern Italian cuisine. Sicily's cuisines have long been influenced by food from across the Mediterranean.

SEE & DO:

• Explore the bustling markets

• Visit the Palermo Cathedral

• Indulge in delicious Sicilian cuisine

View of the Castello di Lipari in Aeolian Islands, Italy

Lipari

Distance from last location:

78nm

Today you will wake up to breakfast on the deck, taking in the views of the largest of the Aeolian Islands, Lipari.

SEE & DO:

• Relax on beautiful beaches or take a dip in the turquoise waters.

• Discover its charming town & wander through its narrow streets.

• Visit the impressive Lipari Castle.

• Try some Masala Wine.

Vulcano, Aeolian Island, Italy

Vulcano

Distance from last location:

3nm

Head to Vulcano, known for its dramatic landscapes and therapeutic mud baths. Take a hike to the Gran Cratere, an impressive volcanic crater, and enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding islands.
SEE & DO:

• Unwind in the natural hot springs.

• Head to the mud baths.

• Enjoy snorkeling and diving in the pristine waters.

• Visit Azienda Vitivinicola "Soffio Sulle Isole" vinyard.

Boats in Santa Marina Salina, Aeolian islands, Italy

Salina

Distance from last location:

11nm

Wake up in Salina, a picturesque island famous for its lush vegetation and charming villages.

SEE & DO:

• Explore the quaint town of Santa Marina, Salina

• Experience the island's renowned Malvasia wine

• Don't miss a visit to Pollara, a breathtaking cliffside village famous for its appearance in the film "Il Postino."

View of the island of Panarea, Aeolian Islands, Italy

Panarea

Distance from last location:

12nm

Known as the playground of the rich and famous come summertime, Panarea is also arguably the most picturesque of the Aeolian islands. Nestle under a hut on the gold-hued sands of Cala Zimmari—the place to see and be seen—or head to the other side of the island for an uninterrupted dip at Spiaggia della Calcara. There’s no better way to end your day than with aperitivo at the port at Bridge Sushi Bar followed by a sundowner on the terrace of Hotel Raja as you gaze over the island, bustling port, and ocean beyond.

SEE & DO:

• Enjoy Spiaggia della Calcara Beach

• Hike to Cala Junco

• Visit San Pietro Disctrict

The active volcano on Stromboli Island, Italy

Stromboli

Distance from last location:

13nm

Prepare for a truly unique experience as you sail to Stromboli, a volcanic island known for its active volcano.

SEE & DO:

• Witness the awe-inspiring eruptions as you hike up the volcano's slopes with a guide

• Visit the gleaming black-sand beaches

• Enjoy a sundowner on the deck taking in the stunning scenery

View of the old cathedral (duomo) in Milazzo, Sicily

Milazzo & Tindari

Distance from last location:

35nm

Wake up in the charming town of Milazzo, located on the mainland, and take a stroll through its historical center. Then head to Tindari, home to the stunning Sanctuary of the Black Madonna and the ancient Roman ruins. Immerse yourself in history and enjoy the panoramic views from the hilltop.

No better way to spend your time before you disembark tomorrow.

SEE & DO:

• Visit Illusion Ville a science museum.

• Visit the sanctuary of the Black Madonna.

• Dive and snorkel in the pristine waters.

• Visit Castello de Milazzo.

• Explore the legendary city of Tindari.

• Enjoy a farewell dinner onboard prepared by your private yacht chef.

Townscape of Taormina with cathedral and hillside buildings

Taormina

Distance from last location:

22nm

Conclude your yacht journey in style by arriving in Taormina, a captivating town perched on a cliff overlooking the Ionian Sea.

SEE & DO:

• Explore the ancient Greek Theater.

• Stroll along the charming Corso Umberto, and take in the breathtaking views of Mount Etna.

• Celebrate the end of your incredible voyage with a farewell dinner in one of Taormina's exquisite restaurants.