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Beautiful Sicily

Beautiful Sicily

Purpose: Discovery, Culture, History
No. of days: 5 day - 4 nights
First & Last Cities: Palerma, Catania
Other cities: Monreale, Erice, Segesta, Trapani, Agrigento, Piazza Armerina
Starting cost: $795
 
Day 1 - Mon: Palermo
Upon arrival at the airport you’ll be met and transferred to your hotel.Meet the rest of the participants at your hotel. Dinner. Overnight at hotel. [D]
 
Day 2 - Tue: Palermo (Monreale, Erice)
Buffet breakfast at your hotel. In the morning, departure to Monreale and enjoy the visit of the Cathedral famous for its mosaics as well as the Benedictine cloister. In the morning visit keeps on with the Sicilian Capital which includes the Palatine Chapel in the Royal Palace, Palermo’s Cathedral as well as a panoramic city tour. Lunch at hotel. Afternoon at leisure or possibility to participate to an optional excursion to Erice, small medieval village in the Trapani’s province (to be paid locally. Will be operated with a minimum of participants and need to be paid on the spot). Dinner. Overnight at your hotel. [B/L/D]
 
Day 3 - Wed: Palermo, Segesta, Trapani, Agrigento
Buffet breakfast at your hotel. Departure to Segesta to visit the Doric temple surrounded by a splendid landscape. Continue to the western part of Sicily for the panoramic tour of Trapani with its salt pans. Visit the salt pans surrounded by mills, which are used for the extraction of the famous salt of Trapani.  Continue to Selinunte where we will be enjoying a special lunch at a local farmhouse including an oil tasting famous in the area.  After the lunch, depart to Agrigento and experience the visit of the Valley of the Temples where we will be able to admire the best-preserved temples in the whole Magna Grecia. Dinner.  Overnight at hotel. [B/L/D]

Day 4 - Thu: Agrigento, Piazza Armerina, Catania
Buffet breakfast at your hotel. Depart to Piazza Armerina and visit the Villa Romana del Casale famous for its more than 37,700 sq. feet of well-preserved mosaics. Lunch in a local restaurant.  In the afternoon, departure to Catania where we will stop at a local bar to taste one of the local sweets. Then enjoy a panoramic tour of the second biggest city in Sicily, known for its baroque style buildings. Dinner.  Overnight at hotel.  [B/L/D]

Day 5 – Fri: Catania, USA
Breakfast at hotel. At the appointed time you’ll be transferred to the airport for you flight back home [B]
 
[B] = Breakfast | [D] = Dinner | [B/L/D] = Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


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Tour includes
  • Arrival and departure shared transfers
  • 4 nights’ accommodation in first class hotels:
    • Palermo 2 nights
    • Agrigento 1 night
    • Catania 1 night
  • Meals:
    • Breakfast daily
    • Lunch daily
    • Dinner daily
  • Entrance fees at:
    • Palermo - Palatine Chapel
    • Monreale – Cloister
    • Segesta - Doric Temple
    • Agrigento - Valley of the Temples
    • P. Armerina - Roman Villa del Casale
  • 1 olive oil tasting + 1 typical local sweet
  • Compulsory whispers for visit to Palermo, Monreale Cathedrals
  • Wireless audio kit per person throughout the tour
  • Transportation on deluxe A/C vehicle accordingly to the number of passengers
  • Spanish and English-speaking tour guide or driver/guide
  • Panoramic visits (no local guides) in Segesta, Trapani and Catania.
  • Visits by clients’ own at Villa Romana del Casale.
  • Local guides for visits to Palermo and Agrigento.
  • Vat
  • City taxes
Not included in tour
  • International airline tickets
  • Taxes or surcharges related to airline tickets
  • Cities tax
  • Travel insurance
  • All alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
  • Other meals not mentioned in itinerary
  • Extras and gratuities
  • Early check-in, late check-out
  • Expenses of personal nature

Hotels in your Tour

Category Hotel Name Tripadvisor
First Class
Palermo Palazzo Sitano 4
Excelsior Mercure 4
NH Palermo 3.5
Garibaldi 4
Cristal Palace 3.5
Federico II 4
Agrigento Della Valle 3.5
Dioscuri Bay Palace 3.5
Demetra 3.5
Villa Romana 4
Kaos 3.5
Catania Excelsior Mercure 3.5
NH Catania 4
Katané 4
Nettuno 3.5
Hotels will be confirmed at time of booking
In some departures he hotel could be in Taormina instead of Catania 

Tour Pricing

Season Double Single Triple
2021 Departures
Nov 1,15 $795 $939 $785
Dec 6,13
Dec 27* $999 $1,145 $989
2022 Departures
Jan 3, 17,24 $835 $985 $825
Feb 7,28
Mar 7, 14, 21
Prices are per person and may change without notice
* Special departure include mandatory New Year’s dinner. Drinks included
 
Tour Code: IT11PMO21VS