Sicily Classic Package Tour 8 days
Sicily Classic package tour ( 8 days and 7
Nights ) - Winter
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1° Day Palermo
Palermo. Transfer to the hotel by your own. Dinner and accommodations.
2° Day Palermo- Monreale - (Erice)
Breakfast at the hotel. In the
morning departure to Monreale and visit the Cathedral as well as the
Cloister. Visit keeps on with Palermo including: Palatine Chapel,
Palermo’s Cathedral as well as a panoramic tour. Lunch at hotel.
Afternoon at your own or possibility to participate to an optional (to
be paid locally) excursion to Erice, small medieval village situated in
Trapani’s province as well as the salt mills. Back to Palermo. Dinner
3° day Palermo –
Segesta - Selinunte Whit Lunch in a Farmhouse-Agrigento
Breakfast and departure to Segesta
to visit the Doric Temple. Continue to Selinunte: visit by your own of
the archaeological area. After the visit, we will have a special lunch
in a local farmhouse (famous for its olive oil production). We will have
some food tasting and wine tasting. After lunch, departure to Agrigento
and visit the Valley of the Temples, known for its well preserved Greek
Temples. Dinner and accommodation at hotel.
4° day Agrigento - Catania -
Breakfast at hotel. Departure to
Catania and visit the second biggest city in Sicily. In particular we
will visit the Cathedral, the famous Via Etnea, but also the beautiful
Fish market. Lunch at a local restaurant and continue to Syracuse.
Dinner and accommodation at hotel.
5° day Siracusa –
Noto - Siracusa with a special dinner in a local restaurant
Breakfast at the hotel and departure
to Noto to admire the Cathedal wich has been renovated after many years.
Back to Syracuse. Lunch at hotel. In the afternoon visit Siracusa:
founded between 734 – 733 B. C. It is in a splendid position in the east
of the Sicilian coast; it stretches out over the sea with the island of
Ortigia, where the major testimonies of its glorious past are: The
Minerva Temple, today a catholic church, the legendary Arethusa
Fountain, Apollo Temple, the Greek Theatre, the Roman Amphitheatre near
the Latomie and the Ear of Dionysus. Dinner in a local restaurant in
Ortigia, the fascinating historical centre of the city. Accommodation at
6° day Siracusa - Etna with lunch in a
farmhouse - Taormina area
Breakfast to the hotel and then
departure to Mount Etna:
it is the highest active volcano in
Europe (3345 tm).The bus will bring you up to the “Rifugio Sapienza”
1800 m. Visit of the extinguished Craters of Mounights Silvestri.
Wonderful variety of fauna and flora and moony landscapes can be seen
on the way. The special ambient created during the centuries under
nature, culture and history is inimitable all over the world. We will
proceed to a farmhouse where we will taste the most special Sicilian
dishes. Continue to Taormina: pretty and romantic town on the Mount
Tauro (204 mt). Spare time to visit the famous Greek Theatre with a
splendid view of the Mount Etna and the Ionian sea or to do shopping and
to stroll through the picturesque lanes of the city centre. Dinner and
overnight at the hotel.
7° day (Sunday)
Taormina Area - Messina -Cefalu’-Palermo
Breakfast at the hotel and departure
to Messina, sightseeing tour of the city and its famous Cathedral.
Continuation to a farmhouse or restaurant to lunch very typical products
of the island. We will proceed to Cefalù: splendid fishermen’s village
and seaside resort. Visit of the huge Norman Cathedral, founded in 1131
by Roger II and of the Medieval Lavatory. Time at leisure to stroll
through the narrow lanes of the historic centre full of shops and
restauranights. Continue to Palermo, dinner and overnight to the hotel.
8° day (Monday) Palermo
hotel. End of our services.
The Tour includes
MEALS AS DETAILED IN THE ITINERARY
TRANSPORTATION BY A/C MOTORCOACH
MULTILINGUAL TOUR ESCORT
LOCAL GUIDES IN PALERMO, AGRIGENTO AND SIRACUSA
The tour does not
ARRIVAL & DEPARTURE TRANSFERS (APT/HTL/APT)
ENTRANCE FEES TO MONUMENIGHTS AND MUSEUMS
DRINKS, TIPS, EXTRAS
EVERYTHING THAT IS NOT MENTIONED IN THE PARAGRAPH “TOUR