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 [email protected] 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)