School Geography Trips to Sicily
Sicily welcomes visitors with open arms!
Alive with restless mountains and intriguing geographical landscapes, Sicily is a budding geographer’s dream. Trek across the smoking hulk of Mount Etna, explore the Alcantara Gorge and Giardini Naxos and succumb to the charms of civilisation sites like Siracusa.
Enjoy Sicily’s fiery, vivid landscapes, with active volcanos, lush landscapes, and beautiful blue coastlines. There is so much to explore on this rich island located off ‘the boot’ of Italy.
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Our Recommended Itinerary
Here’s what your trip could look like
Flight to Sicily
Visit Giardini Naxos
Evening meal at hotel and walk to local gelateria
Full day at Mount Etna, including cable car and 4×4 jeep experience to summit
Travel to Milazzo and cross to Vulcano, meet Alpine Guide and trek to Gran Cratere summit
Relax in mud puddles
Evening meal at hotel and quiz
Visit Alcantara Gorge
Visit Taormina and Greek Theatre
Party at hotel and Fun Files activity
Based on 5 day, 4 night flight tour for 35 passengers (+4 free places +1 Tour Manager) travelling October 2023. Subject to availability.
- Return flights from UK to Sicily
- Coaching for the duration of your tour
- Full board accommodation
- Travel insurance
- Free staff place ratio 1:10
- 24/7 support
- Vamoos travel app & info pack
- Tailor-made itinerary
- Motorway tolls and taxes
- Dedicated Tour Manager
- Alcantara Gorge
- Mount Etna Cable Car & Jeep Experience
- Vulcano Ferry
- Guided Trek up Gran Cratere, Vulcano
- Giardini Naxos
- Syracuse Archaeological Park
- Field Study Tutor
- Award-Winning Study Resources
- Hoodies and Polo Shirts
Excursions in Sicily
Browse a selection of our favourite excursions
Popular places to stay in Sicily
- Situated on Sicily's East Coast, adjacent to Mount Etna
- 5 minute walk from public and private beaches
- Outdoor pool facing Mount Etna
- Outdoor pool facing Mount Etna
- Shared lounge and TV area
- Ping pong table
- Mediterranean garden and terrace
- Children’s play area
- Restaurant and bar
- Gift shop
- Meeting rooms
- Go for a swim in the outdoor pool
- Play a game of ping pong
- Enjoy a night of karaoke
- Soak up the sun in the Mediterranean garden and terrace
- Relax in the shared lounge and TV area
- Walk to the public and private beaches
Perfect for all ages and stages of secondary education
- Changing Places
- Coastal Systems & Landscapes
- Geographical Skills
- Globalisation & Global Systems
- Natural Hazards
- Plate Tectonics
- River Systems & Landscapes
- Rocks, Weathering & Soil
- Rural Environments
- Urban Environments
- Weather & Climate
Your journey doesn’t have to end here! See what else we can offer to help you get the most out of your tour. From expert Field Study Tutors to our award-winning study resources, we’ll go above and beyond to support you and your students.
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FAQs about this tour
Find the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions.
What is the FCO advice in regards to safe air travel?
The FCO have provided guidelines on how you can travel safely in airports and on aircrafts at this time. Airports and airlines are committed to making your journey as safe as possible. You can read their guidance here.
What happens if there is a volcanic eruption whilst we are in Italy?
Throughout your tour you will have 24-hour access to a member of our team, if you do have any concerns or require any assistance. We also have a strong relationship with our agent in Italy, therefore in the event of any disruption to your tour we will liaise with them promptly to ensure that they can offer us all the local support and assistance we need. This local knowledge and direct communication means that in the event that you are directly affected by an eruption we will be on hand to offer a calm, efficient evacuation to safety, if required. We have access to accommodation in different locations, should your group need to be relocated.
Should your return be affected we will be on hand to offer support and assistance until your group is safely back in the UK. We have 24-hour contact available with the majority of airlines and we have experienced the high level of support they offer during the repatriation process. Please be assured that your tour is in safe hands and that the safety of our groups is our top priority. Additionally, please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any further queries or require any additional information at this stage.
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