Day 1) Arrival on October 1st.
Arrival at Palermo airport. Meet tour escort and transfer to hotel in Palermo. This evening taste some delicious Sicilian food along with some famous Sicilian cakes. (D)
Day 2) Monreale - Palermo
Departure for a visit of Monreale Cathedral and Benedictine Cloister. Also visit the principle historical monuments of Palermo: the Cathedral, St. John of Hermits, Norman Palace, Palatine Chapel with a panoramic tour of the city: Quattro Canti, Pretoria Square. Return to the hotel for dinner. (B, D)
Day 3) Castelbuono - Palermo
Departure for Castelbuono to visit the a well-known Pasticceria and taste a traditional pastries and liquors . Return to your hotel and afternoon at leisure to discover the town on your own.
Dinner in hotel. (B, D)
Day 4) Palermo - Agrigento
Depart for Agrigento and visit the Valley of Temples: including the temples of Concordia, Juno, Castor, and Pollux. Afternoon at leisure.
Check-in to hotel for dinner and overnight. (B, D)
Day 5) Agrigento – Chiaramonte - Ragusa – Marina di Ragusa
Depart for Ragusa. During the way, stop to a farm and enjoy a wine tasting in Chiaramonte. Arrival to Ragusa Ibla, time for lunch (free). In the afternoon take a walk through the baroque buildings and charming narrow streets of the historical center of Ibla di Ragusa. Transfer to your hotel on the coast. Dinner and overnight in hotel. (B, D)
Day 6) Marina di Ragusa - Modica – Marina di Ragusa
Departure for Modica, where the beautiful, well-preserved baroque churches from its splendid past can be seen. Enjoy a chocolate tasting in one of the oldest confectionaries in Italy. Have a stroll in Modica city center and return to your hotel. Dinner and overnight in hotel. (B, D)
Day 7) Marina di Ragusa – Noto – Syracuse
Continue on to Noto, capital of the Sicilian Baroque, where the most amazing monuments stand in the three squares of the main street of the town.
Transfer to Syracuse to visit the baroque island of Ortigia and the glorious vestiges of Syracuse’s past: theRoman Amphitheatre, the Greek Theatre and the Ear of Dionysus. Dinner in hotel. (B, D)
Day 8) Syracuse – Taormina and Etna - Syracuse
Depart for full day Taormina and Etna. Visit the Greek Theatre, and walk along the narrow and colorful streets for some shopping opportunities. Continuing with excursion to Mount Etna, the largest active volcano in Europe. Reach 1800 m for a breathtaking view of the incredible surrounding landscape. Stop for a wine tasting with typical local products in Etna area. Return to your hotel. Farewell dinner. Overnight. (B, WT, D).
Day 9) Departure
Transfer to Catania airport. (B)
B = Breakfast; L = Lunch; D = Dinner; WT = Wine Tasting; H/D = Half Day
PACKAGE RATE PER PERSON:
$3775 person (double occupancy)
Single Supplement $800
Chocolate tasting in Modica
Wine tasting Etna
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