Vespa enthusiasts from across the Mediterranean recently gathered to embark on an unforgettable journey through the picturesque landscapes of Malta and Sicily. Vespa Club Marsala, in collaboration with Vespa Club Malta, organized the much-anticipated Vespa Explora Sicily 2023 rally. From May 10 to 13, participants embarked on an exhilarating adventure that combined scenic rides, cultural exploration, and the camaraderie of like-minded Vespa enthusiasts.
Exploring Malta and Gozo
The rally kicked off in Malta, where participants had the opportunity to experience the island’s rich history and breathtaking vistas. Led by the Vespa Club Malta committee, riders embarked on captivating tours around Malta, exploring its ancient temples, medieval fortifications, and charming coastal villages.
A highlight of the rally was the day spent touring the idyllic island of Gozo. Participants rode their Vespas along winding roads, passing by quaint villages, rugged coastlines, and rolling countryside. The stunning natural beauty of Gozo left a lasting impression on all attendees, making it a cherished memory of the rally.
Celebration at The Chapels Gastropub
To mark the successful completion of the Vespa Explora Sicily 2023 rally, Vespa Club Malta organized a delightful celebration for all participants. The Chapels Gastropub became the venue for this joyous occasion, where riders shared stories, laughter, and memories. It was a time to reflect on the shared experiences, forging lasting bonds among Vespa enthusiasts from all over Europe.
Crossing the Mediterranean
On the evening of Friday, May 12th, the rally crossed the Mediterranean Sea, leaving behind Malta and venturing into the captivating island of Sicily. The participants were greeted by the enchanting sights, sounds, and flavours of Sicily, making the final leg of the rally truly special.
Vespa Explora Sicily 2023 showcased the beauty of Malta, Gozo and Sicily while celebrating the joy of Vespa riding. From the captivating landscapes of Gozo to the warm hospitality of Maltese, the rally provided an unforgettable experience for all participants. Both clubs’ meticulous planning and dedication ensured that every moment of the rally was filled with adventure, camaraderie, and love for our Vespas. As the Vespas rolled through the winding roads, the rally created memories that will be cherished for a lifetime.
The Vespa Club Malta committee would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to a few individuals who played instrumental roles in the success of the Vespa Explora Sicily 2023 rally. We express our sincere gratitude to Antonino De Pasquale President of Vespa Club Marsala, Vincenzo Marescalco of Vespa Club Noto in Vespa, Therese Farrugia, Adrian Galea, and Tonio Lombardi. Your commitment to creating a memorable journey through Sicily is deeply appreciated.