TOP CLASSIC ESCORTED SHORT TOUR OF SICILY
CATANIA SIRACUSA RAGUSA CALTAGIRONE PIAZZA ARMERINA PALERMO...
Escorted Top Classic Mini Tour of Sicily from Catania
DURATION: 5 DAYS | TOUR STYLE: ESCORTED GROUP TOUR | TOUR LANGUAGE: EXCLUSIVELY IN ENGLISH
TOUR START IN CATANIA | TOUR ENDS IN: PALERMO | AVAILABLE FROM: APRIL TO OCTOBER 2019
ACCOMMODATION: SELECTED 4 STAR HOTELS | MEALS: 4 DINNERS 1 LUNCH DAILY BREAKFAST
RATES: € 720,00 PER PERSON IN DOUBLE ROOM | € 150,00 SINGLE ROOM SUPPLEMENT
5 Days Escorted Short Tour of Sicily with departures on Saturday from Catania. 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, Welcome cocktail, 4 Dinners, 1 Lunch, 4 Breakfast, Sicilian typical products tasting (wine, chocolate, biscuits, etc) in Ragusa Ibla, 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, City Tax, Beverages, Everything which is not clearly specified under Services Included.
Saturday: Arrival in Catania
Independent arrival at the Hotel Il Principe in Catania. Accommodation. Welcome cocktail, dinner and overnight at your Hotel. Dinner included.
Sunday: Catania, Siracusa, Ragusa with Sicilian Typical Tasting
After a buffet breakfast, depart to Syracuse to visit the archaeological area “Neapolis” including the famous Latomie of the Paradise and the Dyionisios “Ear”. Continue to the island of Ortigia, the small baroque old city center of Siracusa: visit the Cathedral and Arethuse Fountain. Lunch on your own. Depart to Ragusa and visit of the enchanting historical center “Ibla”, with its stunning Baroque palaces and churches. Together with other seven cities in the Val di Noto, Ragusa is listed among the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Enjoy a tasting of typical products on the way. Accommodation, dinner and overnight at Hotel POGGIO DEL SOLE. Breakfast, tasting and dinner included.
Monday: Ragusa, Caltagirone, Piazza Armerina and Agrigento
After a buffet breakfast, depart to Caltagirone, a small town in the inland of Sicily, declared by UNESCO World Heritage Site and famous worldwide for the production of pottery and terra-cotta wares: panoramic visit and opportunity of shopping. Continue to Piazza Armerina to visit the worldwide known Villa Romana del Casale, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, thanks to its well-preserved mosaics. Lunch in a local restaurant. Depart to Agrigento, a hillside town famous for its magnificent Valley of the Temples, a UNESCO World Heritage Site: guided tour of the Valley, including the Temple of Concordia, Juno, Zeus and Heracles. Accommodation and dinner at hotel DIOSCURI BAY PALACE. Overnight. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included
Tuesday: Agrigento, Palermo and Monreale
After a buffet breakfast depart to Palermo. Arrival in Monreale and visit of the Cathedral, one of the most beautiful monuments of the world with its Moorish architecture, housing very fine mosaics representing a complete cycle of the Old and New Testaments and the Benedictine Cloister in Arab-Norman style. Lunch on your own. Proceed to Palermo to visit the historical center, one of the largest of Europe, including the Cathedral, the Palace of the Normans and its superb Palatine Chapel. Accommodation, dinner and overnight at GRAND HOTEL PIAZZA BORSA. 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, Visit of the main Sicilian monuments and 5 UNESCO SITES (Ragusa, Siracusa, Agrigento, Villa Romana, Caltagirone), Selected special menus in local restaurant especially selected to have a taste of the Sicilian cuisine, Tasting of Sicilian products in Ragusa Ibla, in one of the most enchanting square
CATANIA HOTEL IL PRINCIPE - RAGUSA POGGIO DEL SOLE RESORT - AGRIGENTO DIOSCURY BAY PALACE - PALERMO GRAND HOTEL PIAZZA BORSA
APRIL: 13 - 20 / MAY: 04 – 11 – 18 – 25 / JUNE: 01 – 08 – 15 - 22 / JULY: 06 – 13 - 20/ AUGUST: 24 - 31 / SEPTEMBER: 07 – 14 – 21 – 28 / OCTOBER: 05 – 12 - 19
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