TOP CLASSIC ESCORTED SHORT TOUR OF SICILY
PALERMO SEGESTA ERICE TRAPANI CEFALU' TAORMINA ETNA VOLCANO ...
Escorted Top Classic Mini Tour of Sicily from Palermo
DURATION: 5 DAYS | TOUR STYLE: ESCORTED GROUP TOUR | TOUR LANGUAGE: EXCLUSIVELY IN ENGLISH
TOUR START IN PALERMO | TOUR ENDS IN: TAORMINA | AVAILABLE FROM: APRIL TO OCTOBER 2019
ACCOMMODATION: SELECTED 4 STAR HOTELS | MEALS: 4 DINNERS 1 LUNCH DAILY BREAKFAST
RATES: € 840,00 PER PERSON IN DOUBLE ROOM | € 160,00 SINGLE ROOM SUPPLEMENT
A 5 Days Short Sicily Tour, with departures on Tuesday from Palermo. Following the footsteps of the Phoenicians, once the most important Greek colony, granary of the Roman empire and stronghold of the Normans; Sicily has always been a land that has received different folks and today preserve the architectural treasures of different historical ages; a "TOP CLASSIC" tour, a route to rediscover Greek, Roman, Norman archaeological remains and Baroque palazzi, nowadays UNESCO World Heritage Sites. All hid in a natural environment of a breathtaking beauty
Services Included: Accommodation in 4 stars Hotels, 4 Dinners, 1 Lunch, 4 Breakfast, Mineral Water included at meals, Transportation De Luxe Bus, English speaking tour escort, Local guides where necessary, Whispers Kit, Porterage at hotels.
Not Included: Transfers in/out, Entrance fees at monuments, Optional excursion on Mt Etna on Day 4°, City Tax, Beverages, Everything which is not clearly specified under Services Included.
Tuesday: Arrival in Palermo
Independent arrival at the GRAND HOTEL PIAZZA BORSA. Accommodation, dinner and overnight in your hotel. Dinner included.
Wednesday: Segesta, Erice, Salt Route (Trapani area) and Palermo
After a buffet breakfast, depart to Segesta to admire the magnificent Doric Temple, 420 B.C to 430 B.C, and the Theatre, one of the best-preserved Greek architectural sites, surrounded by a beautiful landscape. Continue to the medieval village of Erice placed on the top of a hill overlooking the city of Trapani and the Egadi Islands: walk through its tiny and characteristic streets. Lunch on your own. Down to Trapani area for a panoramic tour of the salt windmills and basins, which are still in use. Return to Palermo. Dinner and overnight in your Hotel. Breakfast and dinner included
Thursday: Cefalu', Nebrodi Park and Taormina
After a buffet breakfast, depart to Cefalù a former fishing village, now a charming coastal town. Enjoy a walk to the city center and down the main street to reach the Arab-Norman Cathedral and the medieval wash-house built in the rock. Drive through the Park of “Nebrodi” and stop at the Miraglia Forest for lunch with a typical menu. Continue to Cesarò, Randazzo and visit the Etna park from an unusual point of view - the north facing side - surrounded by beautiful landscapes. Arrival in Taormina. Accommodation, dinner and overnight at hotel VILLA DIODORO, located near the historic center of Taormina. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included
Friday: Taormina, (Etna Volcano optional)* and Taormina
After a buffet breakfast, morning at leisure or for those who are interested, opportunity to take an optional excursion to the Mount Etna, the highest active Volcano in Europe. Weather conditions permitting, across the fascinating landscape, we will reach a height of 1800 meters to visit the Sylvester Craters where you can enjoy a spectacular panorama over the Ionian Sea (supplement on the spot; the excursion will take place with a minimum of participants). Lunch on your own. Afternoon in Taormina, a charming city called "the pearl of the Ionian Sea": enjoy time at leisure for shopping or walking through its tiny streets. Possibility to visit the Greek-Roman Theatre on your own. Return to your hotel: dinner and overnight. Breakfast and dinner included
After buffet breakfast, end of the Tour. Breakfast included
Highlights of this Tour
Exclusively in English, Very charming hotels located in the historical centers of the main Sicilian towns or in the most famous touristic resorts, Selected special menus in a local restaurant especially selected to have a taste of the Sicilian cuisine.
PALERMO GRAND HOTEL PIAZZA BORSA - TAORMINA HOTEL VILLA DIODORO
APRIL: 16 - 23 / MAY: 07 – 14 – 21 – 28 / JUNE: 04 – 11 – 18 - 25 / JULY: 09 - 16 – 23 / AUGUST: 27 / SEPTEMBER: 03 – 10 – 17 – 24 OCTOBER: 01 – 08 – 15 - 22
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