malta to sicily tours

discover sicily's most beautiful towns and villages

Want to visit Sicily from Malta, our neighbouring island? There are a few Malta to Sicily tours you can choose from.

The Maltese love heading to Sicily for short holidays and taking a scenic road trip around the island. Sicily can be reached in less than two hours from Malta.

Despite being the eternal crossroads of the Mediterranean, it is no wonder that Sicily attracts tourists each year with an ever-changing range of landscapes that keep the island captivating.

It is common for tourists visiting our island to go on a tour of Sicily by taking one of the following Sicily day trips.

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four malta to sicily tours

Sicily Trip To Mount Etna and Modica

Several Highlights On Your Tour

  • Visit the fishing village of Pozzallo on the island of Sicily.
  • Stroll through the ancient city of Modica.
  • Drive to the Etna volcano and explore.

sicily Locations That You Visit On Tour

Modica: Today it attracts so many tourists for its Baroque architecture which lines the streets and for the chocolate-making which are among the attractions of this picturesque Sicilian city.

Mount Etna: Europe's largest and most active volcano. It reaches a height of 3357 metres, though to its continuous eruptions, its landscape and height vary. Climbing to the crater takes you through picturesque villages. The lower slopes of the volcano produce some of Sicily's best wines apart from an abundance of oranges and lemons.

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The tour lasts around 5 hours and 45 minutes. This does not include the ferry from Malta to Sicily. Departure and return from the same location at Virtu Ferries Port Malta.

These are the times when you will be departing and arriving in Malta.

  • Departure: 05:15
  • Arrival: 23:00

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Sicily Trip To Mount Etna and Taormina

The village of Taormina and Mount Etna are highlights of this trip. The ferry to Sicily departs early in the morning, and the return ferry from Sicily to Malta departs at 21:30.

Visiting Mount Etna is high on the list for most visitors to Sicily

Several highlights on your trip

  • Explore the typical fisherman's village of Pozzallo.
  • Visit and roam around the city of Taormina.
  • Drive up the Etna volcano and enjoy the views.

locations that you visit on tour

Taormina: It is a small town located on the coast of Sicily that is renowned for its natural beauty and its popularity as a tourist destination. It is a tourist attraction throughout the year, with many tourists flocking to its streets. The stunning sea views and the striking Etna volcano can be admired from Taormina perched on the edge of a 200 metre-high cliff.

Mount Etna: One of the world's most active volcanoes It has the reputation of being almost continuously active. In addition to being known as Mongibello, it is also a volcano that has remained under close observation for quite a while. Because of its dramatic eruptions and frequent lava flows, there has always been a lot of interest among scientists and visitors from all over the world.

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The duration of the tour is 5 hours and 45 minutes. The timeframe of travelling from Malta to Sicily and back is not added with the tour itinerary duration. The start and end of the tour will be at the Virtu Ferry Port in Malta unless you have paid for local transport.

The following times are when you will leave for Sicily and when you will return to Malta.

  • Departure to Sicily: 05:15
  • Return to Malta: 23:00

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eTicket (mobile ticket) is available.


Trip To Sicilies eastern coast with Syracuse, Marzamemi and Noto

In one day, explore the eastern coast of Sicily, including Marzamemi, Syracuse, and Noto. In addition, you can enjoy a typical Sicilian lunch in an agriturismo.

Several Highlights On Your Tour

  • Visit the typical Sicilian village of Pozzallo.
  • Wander around the multicoloured traditional fishing village of Marzamemi.
  • Visit the city of Noto, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Visit the city of Syracuse.

Locations That You Visit On Tour

Noto: It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is called the Capitale del Barocco. The city of Noto is a masterpiece of late Baroque architecture. About 10km from the old center, it was rebuilt from scratch after the terrible 1693 earthquake.

Marzamemi: This charming seaside village is among Italy's 20 most beautiful seaside villages. The Arabs put Marzamemi on the map in the 10th century. Aside from giving the village its poetic name, they also built the island's first tuna processing plant (tonnara).

Siracusa: Aside from the Greek and Roman theaters, there are a number of other archaeological sites that are worth mentioning, such as the Cathedral, which was originally a temple dedicated to Athena in the ancient city of Ortegia. Back in the day, it was the largest city in Western Europe, and it is still one of the most beautiful cities in Sicily today.

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It takes about 5 hours and 45 minutes to complete the tour. The ferry from Malta to Sicily is not included in this time frame. The tour departs and returns from the same port.

The following times indicate when you will depart and arrive in Malta Grand Harbour Valletta.

  • Departure: 05:15
  • Arrival: 23:00

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eTicket (mobile ticket) is available.


Trip To Modica, Ragusa Ibla & Scicli

Several Highlights On Your tour

  • Travel to Sicily by ferry.
  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Scicli.
  • Visit another beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Site Ragusa Ibla.
  • Tour the ancient city of Modica.

locations That You Visit On Tour

Modica: A medieval old city and after the great earthquake of 1693 it was rebuilt with beautiful late-Baroque architecture, which made it a tourist destination. There are beautiful baroque facades, churches, palaces, narrow streets and stairs that connect the old and new.

Ragusa Ibla: Amaze yourself with the pastel buildings, cobblestone paths that lead to tempting Sicilian restaurants and cafés. Ragusa is a city with two faces. Since an earthquake destroyed most of the old town in 1693, Ragusa Superiore has been built higher up the mountain with shops and business establishments. It is recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Scicli: Located in the enchanting Iblei mountains of the Val di Noto, Scicli is set in a natural setting of rare beauty. UNESCO recognized it as a "pearl of rare beauty" and declared it a World Heritage Site. At the intersection of three valleys and just a few kilometers from the sea, it is one of Sicily's hidden gems.

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Image of Ragusa Ibla: Depositphotos

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