Malta / Sicily
The most important city of Grecian Greece was the home of great Greek men, notably the irreplaceable Archimedes. At the height of its economic, political and military power, the city had 300,000 inhabitants and, according to Cicero, was « the largest of the Greek cities and the most beautiful of all. » It is easy to visit in one day, all the same, it is clear that it deserves more time.
You can also consider two parts to your visit: one dedicated to the archaeological site and the other to the island of Ortygia.
In the evening destination Malta ( meaning refuge in Phoenician!), Passage to Valletta and the island of Gozo, walk on this territory full of history, in the heart of the Mediterranean and its civilisations as well as its several religions, a strategic position of The 2nd World War … In strolling there you will find fabulous impressions of these mixtures, the meeting between the west and the east …
The programme will see a long sailing bypassing Sicily from the west and reaching Cagliari in southern Sardinia and to finely reach the Elmas airport after the next crew reception