6 days - 5 night - Hotels 4 * - charm B&B
Itinerary: Catania - Taormina - Acireale - Ibla - Ragusa
Rates per person € 980 (in double)
Day 1 (Thursday) CATANIA
Arrival at the airport of Catania. Optional transfer (surcharge). Free time for shopping and individual visit of the city of Catania, which offers a remarkable Baroque historic center. Convivial dinner where participants will have the opportunity to socialize and discuss the trip. After dinner excursion-walk "Catania by night" with a stop in the historic Baroque center (Piazza Duomo, Via Etnea etc) with typical pastry tasting in local quality. Overnight at Catania.
Day 2 (Friday) CATANIA - ETNA in 4x4 - CATANIA - ACITREZZA - ACIREALE
Breakfast. Departure to the Etna off-road 4 x 4 and rise to a height of 2000 Walk among extinct volcanoes and lava flows and volcanic caves of the past decade in a fascinating context. After a brief pause-relax with wine tasting continuation to Taormina, one of the most famous places in the world where you can happily lose through picturesque alleys and intimate squares, or visit the ancient and famous greek theater, the gardens or admire extraordinary sea Etna views from the lookout and old baroque buildings that adorn the historic center. Free time for shopping. In the late afternoon return to the hotel. Dinner to discover the Etna dishes. Overnight at Catania.
Day 3 (Saturday) CATANIA - CYPCLOPS RIVIERA (ACITREZZA - ACIREALE) - CATANIA
After breakfast guided tour of Catania: the remarkable baroque neighborhoods, Catania underground, historical markets, the museums of the Norman Ursino castle and chimneys (the Landing museum). Pause with granite tasting. In the afternoon we will visit the Cyclops Riviera and the legendary Verga memory (Acitrezza and Acicastello) and the Baroque Acireale. Where possible (not guaranteed) will be expected to attend a young actress who will propose literary passages. Dinner. Possibility of locally after dinner. Overnight at Catania.
Day 4 (Sunday) MODICA - SCIGLI - RAGUSA
Departure for the "Baroque triangle" of Sicily, elevated to a World Heritage Site by Unesco. They will visit the fascinating Modica, the city-crib distributed across several hills and characterized by romantic streets and stairs that weave, Scicli, with significant and evocative baroque Ibla and corners, with the magnificent Baroque Old Town which is also the permanent scenery of the film versions the novels of Camilleri on Montalbano relaxing break with tasting of the famous chocolate of Modica, famous throughout the world, in the historic center of the chocolate. Dinner in quality restaurant that will offer dishes iblei. Overnight at Ragusa.
Day 5 (Monday) NOTO - SYRACUSE - VIVAI RONDE - CATANIA
Departure to Noto, the monumental capital of Sicilian Baroque also called the "city of stone", as remarkable as the scenic Old Town. Relaxing break in a known Noto coffee with local pastry tasting. In the afternoon transfer to Syracuse: guided tour of the archaeological park (the theater, the amphitheater, the quarries, the Ear of Dionysius) and island-baroque old town of Ortigia (the Cathedral, Piazza Duomo, Arethusa source, Giudecca ...). In the evening return to Catania and overnight stay.
Day 6 (Tuesday) CATANIA Departure (or extension)
Breakfast. Optional private transfer to the airport or optional extensions
FROM JANUARY TO DECEMBER DEPARTURE EVERY THURSDAY
IN CATANIA La Foresteria B&B or similar
IN RAGUSA Hotel Poggiodel Sole 4* or similar
IN AGRIGENTO Relais Baglio della Luna 4* or similar
|RATES PER PERSON|
|€ 980||€ 1100||€ 940||€ 900|
|* child 2/12 years old|
|“City tax not included and to be paid directly in the hotels”
You are kindly requested to reconfirm your hotel for pick-up at least 72 hrs before departure
|IN DOUBLE||IN SINGLE||IN TRIPLE||CHILD WITH
Accommodation at B&B and 4* hotel centrally located
Daily Buffet breakfast
4 dinners (drinks not included)
Driver -escort up to 6 participants - guide from 7 participants
ESCORTED TOUR (ENGLISH)
English speaking local guides in Syracuse and Catania
Assistance h / 24
Entrance fees and fees for parks are not included.
Extra nights: Possibility to add extra nights at the beginning and/or at the end of the tour; rates are on request
Arrival or departure transfer: from the airport of Catania and vice versa: € 30 per person departure
Optional suggested tours: For optional suggested tour rates please ask our booking.
OPTIONAL EXTENSIONS :
Packages by car / private minibus Quote on request. Beginning on Sunday at the conclusion of the mini-tour
A. EXTENSION Aeolian Islands: 4 days / 3 nights: Overnight at the resort Laguna Riviera apparthotel-cruises and excursions in Lipari, Vulcano, Panarea, Stromboli, Salina. Accommodation and BB, dinners to be paid locally for consumption, transfers.
B. EXTENSION SEA. 5 days / 4 nights: Portorosa at the resort Laguna Riviera apparthotel. All included: accommodation in serviced flat, half board, beach services, swimming pool, tour Transfers end / Portorosa Portorosa and / airport upon request. Possibility of excursions to the Aeolian Islands Alternatively stay at the hotel & SPA **** in Giardini Naxos, Marina di Ragusa, Taormina.
C. EXTENSION MONTI. 4 days / 3 nights: in the Etna Park at the resort Il Picciolo Golf & SPA. All inclusive: accommodation at the resort, half-board, 1 entrance to the SPA, swimming pool, Possibility of excursions to Mount Etna Park.