A geography school trip to Italy offers your students the chance to explore Sicily, 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.

Suggested Itinerary (4 days, 3 nights)

Day Morning Summary Afternoon Summary Evening Summary

Transfer to airport

Flight from the UK to Catania

Evening meal at the hotel


Full-day excursion to Mount Etna, with lava tubing and a visit to the film exhibition

Return to hotel for evening meal


Full-day excursion to Alcantara Gorge and Giardini Naxos

Return to hotel for evening meal


Transfer to airport for return flight to the UK

4 days, 3 nights Price from £599 pp
  • 3 nights' half-board accommodation
  • Airport taxes and passenger duty at current rates
  • ATOL protected return flights from the UK
  • Comprehensive travel and medical insurance
  • Detailed information pack
  • Excursion to Mount Etna - including Mount Etna cable car with 4x4 and alpine guide, and Stromboli
  • Free staff place ratio 1:10
  • Itinerary planning service
  • Return airport transfers in resort
  • Vamoos travel app - giving you access to all your trip documents on your phone or tablet
  • VAT at current rates to tour operators


Educational Activities

Alcantara Gorges

Alcantara Gorges

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

Mount Etna

Mount Etna

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Mount Etna dominates eastern Sicily at a height of 3292m and isthe highest and largest active volcano in Europe.Etna has

Siracusa/Ortygia Island

Siracusa/Ortygia Island

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



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Stromboli holds Europe's biggest active volcano after Etna - the only volcano in Europe with permanently eruptive activity. During the

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