Sicily Day Trip

August 19, 2019 10:30 am

Date:            Saturday, 12 October 2019
Time:           05:00-22:15
Location:    Cava d’Ispica, Modica, Sicily

Our Events & Activities Group is organising another day trip to Sicily. Our destination this time will be Cava d’Ispica, a picturesque river valley between Ispica and Modica.
 
The long canyon from the Bronze Age is a wonder in the joy of light with over 13 kilometers of nature and history. It’s long history has left behind, among other sites, the prehistoric tombs of the Sicani, underground oratories, beehive tombs, Byzantine crypts and sanctuaries with traces of ancient frescoes… and a castle.
 
Our walk will be approximately 14km long and is medium-to-difficult in some parts, mostly off-road, and includes some slippery stretches especially if wet. Suitable footwear is recommended.
 
The day trip also includes a late lunch at Agriturismo Il Melograno in Modica, which will include antipasti, starters, main courses, dessert, wine and water.

Meeting Point & Time: 

We will meet at  Virtu  Ferries Passenger Terminal,  Marsa at 03:45 and  check-in at 04:00. The catamaran will depart Malta at 05:00 and return to Malta at 22:15.   

Participation: 

Open to all +14 years old.

Fee: 

  • €138 for members, €98 for Under 26 
  • €158 for non-members, €118 for Under 26 

Price is inclusive of catamaran fare, port charges, coach transport, guides, lunch and tips. Cancellations will be subjected to a charge of €20.

Booking:  

Bookings will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis up to Thursday 12th September 2019 unless taken up before.
Priority booking will be given to BirdLife Malta members. Participants wishing to become members can do so directly online here or by contacting any member of our Events & Activities Group committee.
 
Interested participants are requested to email marceltellus@gmail.com confirming their interest and providing the following information for all participants you would like to book: 
 
  • Full Name (as in passport or ID)
  • Nationality
  • Passport / valid ID Card number (non-Maltese participants must quote passport number)
  • Date of Birth
  • Membership No. (if applicable)
  • Mobile Contact No. 
 
Booking will be acknowledged and subject to availability you will be given instructions to effect immediate payment!
 
For more information please contact Marcel Tellus on 9980 3029.

 

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