Magic of Sicily
A 9 Day Tour of Sicily - Start in Palermo
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honeymoon in Sicily or Italy then join a tour of Sicily
One-week tour of some of Sicily's finest monuments and places of interest.
Stays in 3 or 4 star hotels . Travel in air-conditioned coaches with
Sicily ...This tour
covers the highlights of Sicily, including the most classical sites
of Sicily and the historical and artistic sites.
DAY 1 - Saturday - Weekly : May -Oct - ARRIVAL IN Sicily-Palermo (D)
Arrive at Palermo Airport, our local rep will meet you and assist with
your private transfer to your hotel .
Dinner is served at the hotel .Evening at leisure. Before dinner enjoy
a welcome cocktail and meet with tour guide for tour presentation. Dinner
and overnight stay.
Breakfast at hotel and departure for Segesta and visit the Doric temples
of the 5th century AD. Proceed to Erice and enjoy a bus tour, and lunch
during the excursions. Visit the archaeological sites of Selinunte in
the afternoon before departure for Agrigento. Arrival at hotel, settle
in and enjoy dinner. After dinner we will enjoy a special "by night"
walk of the Temples valley.
3 - Monday:
AGRIGENTO/PIAZZA ARMERINA (BLD)
Breakfast at hotel followed by tour of the fascinating Temples Valley.
Lunch will be taken during the excursions, after which we will depart
for Piazza Armerina and visit the splendid Roman villa known as "Del
Casale", famous for its mosaics. Proceed to Catania or the outskirts,
dinner and overnight stay.
4 - Tuesday:
Breakfast at the hotel followed by full day excursion to Syracuse; the
most beautiful ancient Greek colony in Sicily displaying ancient Greek/Roman
ruins and monuments. The excursion includes tour of the Greek theatre,
Roman amphitheatre, the Latomia where lies the "Orecchio di Dionisio"
meaning "ear of Dionysius", as well as the Temple of Minerva and the
Arethusa temple. Lunch during excursion, followed by a bus tour of the
city of Catania. Return to hotel, dinner and overnight stay.
Breakfast at hotel followed by departure for Etna, going upto 1800m
by bus, from where you can take an optional excursions by jeep upto
the craters (payable locally) with an authorised guide. Lunch will be
taken during the excursions. In the afternoon enjoy a visit of Taormina
centre and the Greek Theatre. Enjoy time at your own leisure for shopping
or exploring. Return to hotel, dinner and overnight stay.
6 - Thursday:
Breakfast at hotel and depart for Messina. Visit the Duomo and belltower,
which represents Italy's most significant astrological clock. Proceed
for Tindari and visit the Roman-Greek theatre and the Sanctuary of the
Black Madonna. We will then proceed for Cefalý, enjoy lunch and visit
the charming town. Proceed for Palermo, arrival in hotel, dinner and
Breakfast in hotel followed by guided visit to the city of Palermo;
in particular the historic centre, following by a visit of Monreale,
the Duomo and cloister. Lunch at hotel, followed by an excursion to
Mondello, Mount Pellegrino and Favorita. Return to hotel, dinner and
8- Saturday: Erice
Breakfast at the hotel . Half
day excursion to Erice, a medieval
town full of myth, history and art which sits on top of Mt. Erice, overlooking
the city of Trapani and the Egadi Islands. Panoramic tour of the salt-woks
of Trapani. Dinner and overnight in your Hotel.
9 - Sunday: Palermo /
Breakfast as usual is included at the hotel . Transfer to Palermo Airport
. End of our services . Bon Voyage . Combine with Puglia .
per person in US $
per person in US $
/Escorted sightseeing and all ground transportation ( air conditioned
) as indicated, with a multi lingual speaking tour guide for the full
as indicated full board from pre-set menu (B = breakfast: Daily ,
L = lunch: , D = dinner: ) †with drinks included at mealtimes (1/4
Liter mineral water and 1/4 Liter wine per person)
, three and four stars hotels, rooms are with private bathroom
tax, service charges & continental breakfast daily .
Airport transfers, including porterage at the airport & hotel
for one piece of luggage.
night visit of Temples valley
multi-lingual guides where stated
expenses, beverages, and meals not specifically included.†††
for local personnel †
EXCURSIONS PAYABLE LOCALLY: Mondello and Catacombe .
and for the Independent traveler
8 -day ( 7- nights ) for the Independent traveler .Sicily with your
Own Private car or van and your own chauffeur !!
. A Friends Abroad tm tour.
Want to go at your own speed, as you like? We'll make the basic arrangements
for an 8 -day (7 -night) stay, and you can take it from there. It's
like having your own good friends in Sicily l!
Discount ( 2-12 years ) : 25 % Discount
are subject to change( within category stated or upgraded ) even on
a last minute basis.
Itinerary sequence is subject to change , without deleting or missing
any item/tour listed , even on a last minute basis
Hotels in Sicily:
Excelsior Palace (Acireale) 3-stars
- Club Baia Di Ulisse, 3-Stars
- Dioscuri Bay Palace, 4-Stars
- Kaos, 4-Stars
- Jolly Hotel della Valle
- Grand Hotel Dei Templi
- Parco degli Aragonesi , 4-Stars
- Villa del Bosco , 4-Stars
- Excelsior Grand, Hotel 5-Stars
Florio Park (Cinisi) 4-Stars
- Complesso Hotel Antares (Standard) 3-Stars
- Complesso Hotel Antares (Terrazze) 4-Stars
- Complesso Hotel Antares (Olimpo) 4-Stars
- Europa Palace Hotel 4-Stars
- Jolly Hotel
- Cristal Palace , 3-Stars
- Jolly Hotel
San Paolo Palace, 3-Stars
- Kafara , 4-Stars
- Zagarelle & Sea Palace , 3-Stars
Torre Normanna (Altavilla Milicia) 3-Stars
Club Costa Verde (Cefalý) 4-Stars
Jolly Hotel Siracusa (Siracusa)
Naxos Beach Resort , 4-Stars
Naxos Beach Parco