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Weekend in Ustica: the black pearl of the Mediterranean 18-19 June 2011 | Traveling Easy
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Weekend in Ustica: the black pearl of the Mediterranean 18-19 June 2011 | Traveling Easy

Written by Michela | 14 June, 2011 7:15

“…. Strabo writes , that you press these islands are some flames burn views over the sea surface ,
came from the deep caverns of fire are to be under , and being tightened their meatus , them with
violence with violence and trying to come out ... ran to the sea. "
From the sixteenth century scholar Thomas Fazzello

guide: Alberto Mannino, Calogero Muscarella

Saturday 18 June
hours 7,45. Meeting of participants to Stazione Marittima di Palermo and departure, at 8,15 hydrofoil Siremar. Arrival at about 9,30. After taking possession of the rooms at the Hotel Patrice will perform the first hike to explore the southern island, raggiungendo la Torre Santa Maria, continue along the coast until you reach the so-called "natural pool" where we will stop for swimming and eat a packed lunch. The tour will continue until you reach the Tower of the spreader and then our hotel. (for those unwilling to do the whole tour, can return with the buses serving the whole island). Dinner with seafood and overnight.

Sunday 19 June In the morning, After breakfast at the hotel, island boat trip with the help of rafts or boats fiberglass in about two and a half hours will allow us to see the coast with its numerous caves and creeks and we can also do the bathrooms. After returning to earth the lunch is free and we give appointment at 14.30 for a brief excursion to the Fortress of Falconiera, important site of historic and scenic. Taken up the luggage at the hotel we will move to where the port of Ustica 17,15 take

the hydrofoil to arrive in Palermo 18,30

Fee: 135 € The fee includes: half board at Hotel Patrice (overnight, BREAKFAST, Price), hydrofoil Siremar

round trip, the boat ride (inflatable boats or fiberglass boats), the quota Silene. is remember that the lunch first day of the second bag and that is free.

Price does not include what is not explicitly stated.
Advance 80 later than Wednesday, € 15 June
Equipment: shoes suitable for walking on natural terrain. We recommend comfortable clothing, hat for sun, swimsuit and abundant supply of water.

The hike in the island:

Drop: about 230 m
Walking time: about hours 3
Path length: Km 10 (those who wish can opt not to do it all, see program)
difficulties: MEDIA
Nature of the route: small road and trail

For information or for payment of call: Cooperative Silene 3926502214 – 0916090557; Alberto Mannino 091324685 – 3392205091