Sicily Discovery Tour

to the discovery of Sicily
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This tour will take you through the most incredible of Sicily, passing through some of the sites greek-roman most impressive and best preserved of the Mediterranean. Enjoy this spectacular scenery, experience the lifestyle of the island relaxed and romantic and enjoy the most delicious Sicilian dishes along with her intoxicating wine!

Highlights:

  • The Greek Archaeology in Syracuse
  • Enjoy the famous food and wines of the region
  • The Baroque treasures in Ragusa
  • Etna: the biggest active volcano in Europe
Price
Net price per person sharing a double room – Half Board basis: Starting from  € 827,00 for minimum 10 pax Starting from  € 642,00 for minimum 20 pax
Price includes
  • Local expert guide for the entire duration of the Tour.
  • Bus/minibus GT for the entire duration of the Tour.
  • Accomodation in 4**** hotels – Half board basis – beverage not included.
  • Wine and food tasting as in the programme.
price do not includes
  • Bevande ai pasti (ove non specificatamente richiesto).
  • Mance, facchinaggio e altri extra.
  • Ingressi a musei, monumenti o altri luoghi di interesse ove previsto.
  • Tassa locale di soggiorno (dove previsto).
  • Quanto non espressamente previsto ne “la quota comprende”.

Arrival

Arrivo in Catania. Private transfer to Syracuse. Dinner and overnight.

1° Day

Syracuse

Syracuse was the leading town of Magna Greece, but due also to the following dominations ( romans, bizantines, arabics, normans, spanish and so on…) became during the centuries a charming mixture of peoplee and outstanding monuments, some of them still in use as the famous  Greek Theatre.

In the morning meeting with the guide for a visit of the Archaeological Park and the historical centre of Ortigia Island. We will be visiting the  Aretusa Fountain, the wonderful Cathedral and the Artemision. We will walk along the streets of Ortigia, enjoying its elegant atmosphere. Free time for lunch. In the afternoon we will move to Noto, a jewel of baroque architecture and part of UNESCO World Heritage. Back to the hotel in Siracusa. Dinner and overnight.

2° Day

Modica & Scicli

In mattinata è prevista la visita di Modica con una bella passeggiata nel bellissimo centro città con le sue chiese barocche davvero impressionanti e panorami mozzafiato su pittoreschi vicoli e scalinate. Sosta per la degustazione del prezioso cioccolato di Modica, realizzato secondo l’antica ricetta azteca. Pranzo libero. Nel pomeriggio visita della graziosa cittadina di Scicli, splendido piccolo borgo dove il tempo pare essersi fermato, diventata famosa grazie alla serie televisiva di successo  “Il Commissario Montalbano”. Trasferimento finale a Ragusa, cena e pernottamento in hotel.

3° Day

Ragusa Ibla

In the morning, guided walking tour of Ragusa Ibla, another baroque treasure of  Eastern Sicily.

Moving to the beautiful country side, we will have a stop at a local cheese factory to enjoy and taste the best cheese and other local products.  Afterwards, back to Ragusa. Dinner and Overnight.

4° Day

Agrigento

In the morning we wil have a stop to visit one of the best sicilian wineries for a wine tasting, before moving towards Agrigento to admire and visit  the stunning Temple Valley. Dinner and overnight in Agrigento.

5° Day

Piazza Armerina - Taormina

Transfer to Piazza Armerina and guided visit of the Villa Romana del Casale, propably the best preserved Villa of  Roman age in Mediterranean, famous for its precious mosaics. Free time for lunch. Final transfer to Taormina and free time for a nice stroll and shopping in town.  Dinner and overnight in Taormina.

6° Day

Etna

Today we will move up to the Mt. Etna, the highest active volcano in Europe. We wil enjoy spectacular views on the most attractive landscapes sas Sartorius Hills or Bove Valley and walk on the most recent lava flows. Lunch in a typical farm house or winery on the way back to Taormina (on request). Back to the hotel. Dinner and overnight.

7° Day

Partenza

Breakfast and check-out. Final transfer to Catania Airport and departure.

8° Day