A sailing boat tour to discover Mondello, the Reserve of Capo Gallo, Monte Pellegrino and the Reserve of Isola delle Femmine, the best coasts of Palermo. During the boat trip, you will learn about the basic concepts for sailing and have lunch with typical products of the local gastronomy.
The boat tour starts from the port of Marina di Villa Igiea towards Mondello, during the boat tour guests will be provided with the basic concepts for sailing and a lunch with typical products of the local gastronomy. During the tour you will visit the Reserve of Capo Gallo and Isola delle Femmine. The area of Mondello is a tourist and seaside resort of Palermo and is characterized by a white sandy bay between Monte Pellegrino and Monte Gallo. The area is renowned for its beautiful beach, which is one of the most coveted shores of Sicily, and for its beautiful villas, known as the best expression of Art Noveau in Sicily. On board the boat, you will proceed to the Natural Reserve of Capo Gallo and Monte Pellegrino, described by Johan Wolfgang von Goethe as 'the most beautiful promontory in the world'. Separating the gulfs of Mondello and Sferracavallo, in the Capo Gallo promontory there are some caves dug by sea erosion that have formed, since the end of Pleistocene era, a natural shelter for humans. You will then proceed by boat to the Natural Reserve of Isola delle Femmine, that is located on a small Island at 300 meters from the coast overlooking the town with the same name. It was made up to protect the floral heritage and to encourage the fauna that stop on the island during their migrations. Description of the boat : Beteneau sailboat model First 47.7 built in 2007. It has four rooms and two bathrooms so it can easily carry up to 8 people on board. Excellent performance thanks to the 75HP engine that will take you to the sea even in the absence of wind