Patton Gela beach 1943WWII Battlefields Tour: Gela and Licata

Private shore excursion to the sites of Patton landing in 1943 

Full  day tour from Porto Empedocle or Catania port of call


The beaches of Licata, Gela, Scoglitti were the first portions of Axis territory hit by the American army on the night of the 10 July, 1943. The landing marked the beginning of Operation Husky, codename for the invasion of Sicily. It was the first amphibious operation of WWII, larger than the landing in Normandy.



A unique opportunity to visit the sites of Patton's landing in 1943. 


Tour type: private shore trip from Porto Empedocle/ Palermo/ Catania ports of call.

Chauffer- driven. On demand we can provide English speaking driver/ guide and/or licensed tour guide.

Time duration: almost 4 hours from Poarto Empedocle, 7 hours from Palermo or Catania

Driving time: from Porto Empedocle  15 minutes, from Catania and Palermo over two hours 

Departure time: on demand

Meeting place for cruisers: Port of call pier: The guide/ driver will hold a sign with clients' name.

Tour cost: depends on the services requested (driver, English speaking driver, licensed tour guide, driver/guide). Please ask for a quote