February 13th – February 17th 2025

A full 5 days break for you and all the family. A NEW DESTINATION TO EXPLORE, Ribera  is famous for its excellent oranges. Full of charm and history, offers a panorama of great naturalistic, environmental, cultural and food and wine value. A mediaeval village with many tourist attractions. Founded  in 1635 by a group of people coming from  Caltabellotta.


Day 1

Thursday – February 13th

Departure on Airmalta flight KM 640 to Catania at  Group has to reach airport by 3.30 am.  On arrival in Catania at 6.40 we board our coach and proceed for a quick breakfast before continuing to the centre of Catania. Those who wish, may  spend some time doing some shopping from the local market  or touring Giardino Bellini and the big piazzas. An optional  buffet at Happy  Wok  before  we leave for  Ribera where  we are given our rooms.  Instead, on our way  to  Ribera ,group may choose to stop at Fashion village Outlet  instead of spending long hours at Catania Market and in this case  one can enjoy an optional lunch at the Outlet . On arrival in Hotel  we are given our rooms and  Free time for some rest  before meeting for our dinner.

Day 2

Friday – February 14th

After our buffet breakfast we set out for  the famous Temples  of Agrigento  just about 40 kms away , known for the ruins of the ancient city of Akragas  and the well –preserved Greek Temples. Enjoy taking photos in this famous Valley of the Temples.Those interested  may visit The Acheological Museum. Nearby are the famous Turkish steps  for all those who wish to enjoy such an exceptional sight and take photos. The afternoon will provide  us  with some  free time  after  our  delicious lunch  in  our  hotel  . Valentine’s  Day  Celebration  awaits  us  this evening  during  our  Dinner  in our comfortable Hotel

Day 3

Saturday – February 15th

After  our  buffet breakfast today we’re off to  the very important  baroque  village of  Sambuca that has been  given the prize  of  Borgo  dei  Borghi.  We  will not only  enjoy  the most beautiful   panoramas  around the place  but we will also  be shown around   the history  of this charming  laid back  village  where we could visit a local frantoio (olive pressing)  to buy   their special  olive oil  as   well as their  local  wines   before returning  back to our Hotel  for  lunch.. Some relaxation in the afternoon  for those who  wish to take a stroll around  Ribera.  Dinner   awaits  us  in  the  evening.

Day 4

Sunday – February 16th

This morning after our buffet breakfast  we set out for Marsala , internationally famous for its wine.. Most famous in Italian  History  for the landing of the  Thousand .. Called by the Arabs  Port OF God, Marsala  has a  very interesting  city centre.  Today  our lunch is  optional  in one  of the many  restaurants.. On our way back , time permitting, we will stop in Burgio   being   renowned as the city of  bells and ceramics. Time to buy a special souvenir  to take home.    Our  last evening in the Hotel we may choose  to  enjoy the Special delicious pizza for which our Hotel has   become renowned  known as “Giro Pizza”  and  a special attraction  for inhabitants of the  surrounding   villages  in the area.

Day 5

Monday – February 17th

Buffet breakfast and later in the morning we board our coach to start our journey back to Catania.  A stop for some last shopping in CENTRO SICILIA.( opened PRIMARK)  Last hours at Porte di Catania for other shopping before we reach Fontanarossa airport.  Airmalta KM643 leaves Catania at 23.25 (11.25pm).  Arrival in Malta is at  00.04 (  four minutes past midnight).

SPECIAL PROMOTIONAL  Price €690 include:

  • AirMalta flights Malta/Catania/Malta.  TAXES INCLUDED.
  • Four  nights accommodation in very comfortable 4 star hotel.
  • FULL BOARD wine and water included  during meals .(ONE  DAY ONLY  half board when we go to  Marsala)
  • Fully airconditioned coach for  the  whole trip  ( full 5 days)
  • Well experienced Granata Travel Tour leader to accompany  the group

    Any food or drinks outside our  Hotel  has to be paid for extra. Entrance tickets to museums, Temples and any places of interest are also paid extra City  Tax  to be  paid at the end of  trip to Hotel