Sicily Day Trip

February 6, 2018 9:27 am

Date:            Saturday, 7 April 2018

Time:           05:00 – 22:15

Location:    Sicily

Join us on our annual traditional spring trip to Sicily! This year we will be exploring the Oak Woodland Nature Reserve of Niscemi (Caltanissetta). The event will consist of a morning 4km trek in this beautiful forest, late lunch at an agritourism farmhouse, an afternoon visit to the Niscemi Civic Museum and a walk along the belvedere of this Sicilian Baroque historical town.

We will depart Malta at 05:00 with the Virtu Ferries catamaran to Pozzallo and arrive back at 22:15. Click here for a detailed programme planned for the day.

Requirements: Trekking or suitable training shoes are a must, drinking water, hat, sun protection cream, light rain jacket (just in case it rains).


Participation fee:

MEMBERS                           €135 per person

NON MEMBERS                 €155 per person

**Fee includes catamaran, coach services, lunch, museum entrance and the services of a tour leader.

Interested participants are to book immediately on this page making use of the PayPal facility below to pay and then email providing the following information for all the participants they have booked:

    • Full Name (as on passport)
    • Passport Number OR valid ID Card Number
    • Nationality
    • Date Of Birth
    • BirdLife Malta membership number (if applicable)
    • Contact number (cellphone)

Booking will be open until WEDNESDAY 28TH FEBRUARY 2018 on a first-come first-served basis and is limited to 48 places. Priority will be given to BirdLife Malta members. Cancellations will be subject to a €20 administration fee.

This year’s Sicily Day Trip by our Events & Activities Group is being organised in conjunction with C.E.A Onlus Niscemi (Centro Educazione Ambientale – Museo Didattico di Storia Naturale) and LIPU (Lega Italiana Protezione Uccelli) who are our BirdLife partners in Italy.

Last year’s Sicily weekend break at Nebrodi (Photo by BirdLife Malta)