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School Geography Trip to Sicily

A geography school trip to Italy offers your students the chance to explore one of the largest islands in the Mediterranean!

With its varied landscapes and spectacular coastline, the island offers a geographical diversity of unspoilt seabeds and fertile volcanic slopes, making it a fascinating destination for a geography school trip.

Make sure you include a visit to Mount Etna, Europe’s tallest active volcano, and enjoy breathtaking views of the volcanic landscape from its summit.

Sample itinerary

Day 1/4

MorningMorning  
AfternoonAfternoon Flight from the UK to Catania
EveningEvening Evening meal at the hotel

Day 2/4

AfternoonAfternoon Full-day excursion to Mount Etna, with lava tubing and visit to the film exhibition
EveningEvening Return to hotel for evening meal

Day 3/4

AfternoonAfternoon Full-day excursion to Alcantara Gorge and Giardini Naxos
EveningEvening Return to hotel for evening meal

Day 4/4

AfternoonAfternoon Transfer to airport for return flight to the UK
EveningEvening  

What's included?

  • tick icon3 nights' half-board accommodation
  • tick iconAirport taxes and passenger duty at current rates
  • tick iconATOL protected return flights from the UK
  • tick iconComprehensive travel and medical insurance
  • tick iconDetailed information pack
  • tick iconExcursion to Mount Etna - including Mount Etna cable car with 4x4 and alpine guide, and Stromboli
  • tick iconFree staff place ratio 1:10
  • tick iconItinerary planning service
  • tick iconReturn airport transfers in resort
  • tick iconVamoos travel app - giving you access to all your trip documents on your phone or tablet
  • tick iconVAT at current rates to tour operators

Activities

Alcantara Gorges

Alcantara Gorges

The gorges of Alcantara are canyons of black lava walls which tower as much as 50m above the Alcantara river.It's… Read more

Mount Etna

Mount Etna

Mount Etna dominates eastern Sicily at a height of 3292m and is the highest and largest active volcano in Europe.&… Read more

Siracusa/Ortygia Island

Siracusa/Ortygia Island

Located near the southeastern corner of Sicily on the Ionian coast, Siracusa (Syracuse) is built on an ancient Greek set… Read more

Stromboli

Stromboli

Stromboli holds Europe's biggest active volcano after Etna - the only volcano in Europe with permanently eruptive ac… Read more

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Accommodation

Hotel Nike
Hotel Nike

Nike Hotel’s 51 guestrooms feature modern Mediterranean-style decor in white and blue; all include air conditioning (surcharge), satellite television, direct-dial phones, and hair dryers. 

Guests can start the day with a buffet breakfast, sunbathe on the hotel’s private beach and enjoy drinks on the terrace of the seasonal bar; the hotel provides a concierge service.

Reviews

Bedford Girls’ School, April 2019

I cannot think of any improvement to suggest. Would like to mention how brilliant your staff have been throughout all the planning period. They always listened and tried to find a solution to all our requests even though some of them were made at a very late stage and all communication was excellent. We are delighted and will definitely book out next trip with Halsbury.

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