5 Days / 4 Nights
** Escorted Tour EXCLUSIVE IN ENGLISH **
Catania – Siracusa – Ragusa – Caltagirone – Piazza Armerina-Agrigento – Palermo – Monreale
Day 1 Saturday CATANIA
Independent arrival at the hotel. Accommodation. Welcome cocktail, dinner and overnight at your hotel.
Day 2 Sunday CATANIA – SIRACUSA – RAGUSA After a buffet breakfast, depart to Syracuse and visit the archaeological area including the famous Latomie of the Paradise and the Dyionisios “Ear”. Continue to the island of Ortigia, historical centre of the city. Visit of the Cathedral and Arethuse fountain. Lunch on your own. Depart for Ragusa and visit of the enchanting historical centre “Ibla”, with its Baroque stunning palaces and churches. Enjoy an tasting of typical products in the main square by the Dome. Accommodation, dinner and overnight at your hotel.
Day 3 Monday RAGUSA– CALTAGIRONE – PIAZZA ARMERINA – AGRIGENTO
After buffet breakfast, depart to Caltagirone famous centre of the Sicilian ceramics and pottery: visit of ceramics laboratory and opportunity of shopping. Continue to Piazza Armerina and visit the worldwide known Villa Romana del Casale thanks to its well preserved mosaics. Lunch in a local restaurant with a special menu chosen to give the opportunity to taste the local specialities. Depart to Agrigento and visit the Valley of the Temples including the Temple of Juno, Concord, Heracles, Zeus and Castor & Pollux. Accommodation, dinner and overnight at your hotel.
Day 4 TuesdayAGRIGENTO – PALERMO - MONREALE
After buffet breakfast depart to Palermo. Accommodation at hotel. Time at leisure and lunch at your own. In the afternoon visit of Monreale: visit of the Cathedral, one of the most beautiful monuments of the world, and the Benedictine Cloister in Arab-norman style. Continue to visit the historical centre of Palermo, one of the largest of Europe, Including the Cathedral, the Palatine Chapel, the Royal Palace. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at your hotel.
Day 5Wednesday PALERMO
After a buffet breakfast, end of the Tour.
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Accommodation at 4 Stars hotels (Catania – Htl Una Palace or similar / Ragusa – Htl Poggio del Sole Resort or similar / Agrigento – Htl Dioscuri Bay Palace or similar / Palermo – Grand Hotel Piazza Borsa or similar) * Welcome cocktail * 4 Dinners, 1 Lunch and 4 Breakfast * Sicilian typical products tasting (wine, chocolate, biscuits etc) in Ragusa Ibla * Service charges and taxes included * Ground transportation by deluxe motorcoach or minivan with driver/guide for groups with less than 15 pax * English Speaking Tour Escort * Local guides where necessary (no entrance fees – to be paid on the spot) * Porterage at hotel.
Rates DO NOT Include
Transfers in / out * Entrance Fees * Eventual new City Taxes * Beverages during meals * Everything which is not clearly specified under “rates include”.