Malta, Lampedusa and Linosa will be a wonderful discovery for your summer: the charm of Malta combines beaches and coves, reachable only from the sea, with a peculiar and inimitable cultural landscape. Nature and slow life characterize Linosa and Lampedusa, famous for the turquoise waters of their fantastic little bays and the caves accessible by sea.
|DEPARTURE BASE||Royal Malta Yacht Club Ta' Xbiex, Malta|
|TIME OF DEPARTURE||Check-in at 6:30pm on Sunday 1 August - Check-out at 4pn on Wednesday 11 August|
|NOT INCLUDED SERVICES||
1.530€ per person in double cabin.
Discounts available for early booking and last minute, as well as for renting a whole boat
|Language||Italian and english.|
|How to come||AIR: Luqa Malta International Airport (MLA)|
Day 1: Check-In
On Sunday afternoon, starting from 6:30pm, you will be welcomed to take your place in the cabin. You will find your boat at the Royal Malta Yacth Club-Ta’Xbiex in Malta. Afterwards, there will be a short briefing to explain some important aspect regarding safety on board and navigation, as well as itinerary and holiday program (in really the participation in shore-based activities, even though they are planned, is very free!). Starting 7:30 pm, you will be free to visit La Valletta and the dinner will be at one of the our selected restaurants. After you have eaten, you can enjoy St Julian nightlife, with its many different bars that suit all tastes and ages and the Casino, reachable in a few minutes. We will wait for you on board at the Royal Malta Yacht Club for the overnight stay.
We dedicate the day to visit “La Valletta”, capital of Malta, fortified citadel located on the highest point of the island, representing its historic centre. You can also enjoy a walk around Sliema, with its crowded seafront and his shops, or explore a wider area by renting a scooter (this part of the island is particularly appropriate for traveling on two wheels…). The lunch will be free, we will wait you on board, ready to set sail at 14:00 towards Gozo, to mouve to the suggestive Dwejra Bay, also known as Fungus Bay. Here we will spend the night with dinner on board.
In the early morning, we set sail towards the wild and beautiful Linosa. The crossing, during which we can see dolphins and the famous marine turtles “Caretta Caretta”, will be long but relaxing. Once arrived, you will have time for a walk around the village and an aperitif at sunset. After a good dinner in one of the selected restaurants, we will all meet on board for the overnight stay.
After breakfast, we will start the circumnavigation of the island, during which we will visit its many volcanic little coves. On our way back in the late morning, we will meet Pasquale, inhabitant and expert of Linosa, who can show us the most suggestive places on the island, among which the Turtle Hospital. Don’t forget a bathing suit to have a swim in the natural pools on the north of the island! On the way back and before dinner, there will be time for another walk around the little but lovely village.
We head for Lampedusa, where we will arrive in the late morning. After our lunch on board, you can visit the town and the interesting Turtle Hospital, the most important in Sicily for the safeguard of this protected species. The dinner will be free after you can indulge in shopping in the delightful shops and to the island’s nightlife. We will be waiting for you at the pier for the overnight stay.
We will take a 2 days tour to the beautiful beaches of Lampedusa, to discover the splendid coves, the clear and crystalline sea and the suggestive caves (Isola dei Conigli, Cala Pulcino, Cala Guitgia, Cala Croce, Cala Galera, Cala Creta, Cala Francese, etc..). Once you return to Lampedusa’s pier, on your way back from our mini tour, if you want, you will have time for an aperitif or a little shopping in the town. In the evening, you will be welcomed in one of the restaurants we selected, and after dinner you can dedicate yourself to a little shopping in the centre and to the island’s nightlife. We will be waiting for you at the pier for the overnight stay.
After breakfast we will begin our return journey to Malta which will see a stop in Linosa, where we plan to arrive at around 1 PM. We will have lunch on board and from the afternoon on you will be free to enjoy the beauties of this wonderful and wild island again with free dinner. Overnight at anchor.
At dawn, we will set sail for Gozo (Mgarr). As for the outward journey, the return crossing will also be long, but it will allow us to enjoy, in complete relaxation, sailing in all its facets, immersed in the intense blue of the Mediterranean Sea. We will arrive at our destination in the afternoon. In Mgarr (Gozo), you will have time, if you want, for an aperitif at sunset enjoying the suggestive panorama that various cafes, with terraces overlooking the sea. Afterwards, meet on the ground for dinner at the restaurant. In the evening you can reach Victoria, the delightful and perched capital of Gozo, for a night view of the island from above. We will wait for you at the pier for the overnight stay on board.
Today we will stop again in Mgarr (Gozo) until the afternoon. Starting from the early morning, visiting all the attractions of Gozo will be easy, thanks to the ticket for the Hop-On / Hop-Off bus that we will provide you (several bus rides, throughout the day, will allow you stop and leave from any place in Gozo that you want to visit). You will have the opportunity to visit Victoria, this time during the day, with her fortified “citadel”, the Neolithic site of temples of “Ggantija”, a “World Heritage Site” since 1980 anche much more! Lunch will be free to allow you make the most of the time available to visit the island. Appointment at about 5 pm at the jetty for boarding to Blue Lagoon (Comino), where we will stay overnight. Dinner will be on board.
The day will be dedicate to the sun and swimming in the crystal waters of the amazing Blue Lagoon (Comino). The less lazy con also admire the Blue Lagoon from above, from the islet of Cominotto and dedicate themselves to excursions to the tiny islands of Comino and Cominotto, from which they will can admire the bay in all its beauty. In the afternoon we will set sail for Ta’Xbiex, where we will say goodbye, with expected return by 15:30. Check-out at 4 pm.
The itinerary includes up to a total of four overnight stays at the jetty / buoy / marina (Ta'Xbiex, Mgarr and Lampedusa twice). Any additional overnight stays at the pier / buoy / marina, necessary due to adverse weather conditions, or made at the request of the entire group, will be at the expense of the participants, who will pay in advance by dividing it equally between them.
The itinerary might be subject to variations due to weather conditions, safety and technical evaluations of the Captain. This program ming is intended as indicative and non-binding.
CLASS: PREMIUM - CYCLADES 43.4
|Type||Sailing boat - Class Comfort|
|Year||2008 (Refit 2015)|
|Sail area||119 sqm|
|Cabins||3 double + 1 crew|
|Berths||6 + 2 crew|
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