€ 880,00 p.p.
in double room
Attenzione: Ultimi articoli in magazzino!
1st DAY/SUNDAY CATANIA
Independent arrival at Hotel MERCURE CATANIA EXCELSIOR, located in one of the city centre’ s main streets. Enjoy a welcome cocktail.
Dinner and overnight in your hotel.
2nd DAY/MONDAY CATANIA – SIRACUSA – NOTO - CATANIA
After a buffet breakfast, depart to Syracuse to visit the most beautiful Greek colony of Sicily. Visitof the archaeological park “Neapolis”, including the famous Latomie of the Paradise, the Greek Theatre and the Dyonisios “Ear”. Visit the island of Ortigia, the small baroque old city centre of Siracusa: here you can admire the Cathedral, which is built on the site of the Temple of Minerva, the legendary “Fontana Arethusa” and the Temple of Apollo. Enjoy time at leisure to wander around Ortigia, full of shops and cafés. Lunch ON YOUR OWN. In the afternoon, proceed to Noto, one of the most beautiful cities in Sicily renowned for the harmony and unity of its Baroque style and today declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Back to Catania: dinner and overnight in your Hotel.
3rd DAY/TUESDAY CATANIA – MOUNT ETNA honey tasting – TAORMINA - CATANIA
After a buffet breakfast, weather conditions permitting, excursion to Mount Etna, the highest active volcano in Europe. Across fascinating landscape, we will reach a height of 1900 metres to visit the Sylvester Craters where you can enjoy a spectacular panorama over the Ionian Sea. Lunch in a local restaurant onMt. Etna (or Taormina in low season). On the way stop to the village of Zafferana Etnea, "the City of Honey" to visit a beautiful place where they produce honey and taste the precious nectar made by skilled hands. Continue to Taormina, charming city called "the pearl of the Ionian Sea", founded in 400 BC and beautifully located overlooking the sea and the peak of Mount Etna. Enjoy time at leisure to shop for handmade lace, coral jewels, ceramics, home-made sweets and preserves down “Corso Umberto” or simply walk through its ti
ny streets. Individual visit of the fascinating Greek-Roman theatre. Back to your Hotel in Catania: dinner and overnight.
4th DAY /WEDNESDAY CATANIA – PIAZZA ARMERINA – AGRIGENTO
After a buffet breakfast, depart to Piazza Armerinain the inland of Sicily, to visit the worldwide known Villa Romana del Casale: it is the richest, largest and most complex collection of late Roman mosaics in the world and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Lunch in a local restaurant. In the afternoon, visit the magnificent Valley Of Temples of Agrigento, a UNESCO World Heritage Site: guided tour of the Valley including the Temple of Concord, which is inalmost perfectly preserved conditions, Juno and He
racles that represent the most beautiful example of the Greek Civilization in Sicily. Accommodation, dinner and overnight at Hotel DIOSCURI BAY PALACE.
5th DAY/THURSDAY AGRIGENTO – SELINUNTE lunch in a farmhouse– ERICE (*) - PALERMO
After a buffet breakfast, depart to the Archaeological Park of Selinunte, the largest in the Mediterranean area with the impressive Temples and Acropolis. Stop in a local farmhouse famous for olive oil production where, before lunch, it will be possible to have an oil tasting of local production. Continue to Erice, amedieval town full of myth, history and art on the summit of Monte San Giuliano: walk through its winding lanes, inner courtyards and cobbled streets. Proceed to Palermo. Accommodation, dinner and overnight at Hotel MERCURE PALERMO EXCELSIOR. (* in case of adverse weather conditions the visit of Erice will be replaced by Segesta; its Doric Temple is
one of the best preserved and most beautiful of allthe Greek archaeological sites in the Mediterranean).
6 th DAY/FRIDAY PALERMO – MONREALE – PALERMO (MONTE PELLEGRINO/CAPO MARKET OPTIONAL)
After a buffet breakfast, depart to Monreale to admire the Cathedral with its splendid 12th century mosaics representing a complete cycle of the Old and New Testaments, and the Cloister of the Benedictines Abbey with its Moorish architecture. Continue with the visit of the Capital of Sicily, Palermo, one of the richest towns in the island for history and art: the Cathedral, the Palace of the Normans and its superb “Palatina" Chapel; enjoy a panoramictour of the historical centre (the "Quattro Canti", the Opera House, the Pretoria Square). Back to your Hotel to have lunch lunch. Afetrnoon at leisure or optional excursion to Monte Pellegrino, the most famous mountain in Palermo, to arrive at the Shrine of Santa Rosalia, the Patron Saint of the city; from the viewpoint enjoy a breathtaking panorama of the Conca d'Oro. End the morning with awalk to the discover of one of the most colorful historical markets of Palermo: "The Capo Market” immersed in an explosion of vegetables, and fruits (supplement on the spot; the excursion will take place with a minimum of participants). Dinner and overnight in your Hotel.
After a buffet breakfast, end of the Tour
DEPARTURE DATES FROM CATANIA: EVERY SUNDAY FROM APRIL 1st TILL OCTOBER 21st 2018 (LAST DEPARTURE)
GROSS RATES PER PERSON :
€ 880,00 in double room Single supplement € 190,00
3 rd pax in triple room € 850,00
ENTRANCE FEES ARE NOT INCLUDED
HOTELS 4 STARS or similar
CATANIA MERCURE EXCELSIOR****
Piazza Giovanni Verga, 39
95129 CATANIA (CT)
Tel: 095 7476111 Fax: 095 537015
AGRIGENTO DIOSCURI BAY PALACE****
Lungomare Falcone e Borsellino
Tel 0922 406111 Fax 0922 411297
PALERMO MERCURE EXCELSIOR****
Via Marchese Ugo, 3
Tel: 091 7909001 Fax: 091 342139
SPECIAL TRANSFERS RATES (OPTIONAL)
(Valid only for these tours and on SUNDAYS & SATURDAYS
– rates in connection with our “Colores de Sicilia” Tour)
CATANIA APT/ HTL CATANIA:
NET PRICE PER PERSONA (min. 2 pax) : € 16,00 Supplement 1 pax: € 12,00
Supplement night time (22:00-08:00): + 20%
HTL PALERMO/ APT PALERMO: NET PRICE PER PERSONA (min. 2 pax) : € 25,00
Supplement 1 pax: € 19,00
Supplement night time (22:00-08:00): + 20%
RATE INCLUDES: -Accommodation in 4 stars Hotels
-6 breakfast, 4 lunches, 6 dinners (in Hotels and local restaurants)
-Mineral water (1/2 per person) included at all meals
-Bus GT or minivan with driver/guide for groups
-with less than 8 pax
-Tour escort at disposal for the whole tour except day 7
-Guided visits in Palermo, Syracuse, Piazza Armerina, Agrigento
-Porterage at hotels
-1 Tasting of local typical products in Selinunte (olive oil, black bread of Castelvetrano, olives) + 1 Honey tasting in Zafferana Etnea (Mt Etna).
RATE DOES NOT INCLUDE:
-Entrance fees at monuments
-City Tax: to be paid directly at the Hotel
-Beverages (except mineral water, included)
-Everything which is not clearly specified under ”rate includes”
DEPARTURE DATES SUMMER 2018:
From APRIL 1
Till OCTOBER 21
2018 (Last Departure)
For organizational reasons, the itinerary may be re
or modified without notice. In any case RETEVACANZE
ensure the visits and excursions mentioned on the
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE TOUR:
Very charming hotels located in the historical cent
of the main sicilian towns or in the most famouse
Visit of the main sicilian monuments including 4
UNESCO SITES (Siracusa, Noto Valley of Temples,
Villa Romana del Casale, Mt. Etna)
Selected typical restaurants / farmhouses and
especially chosen menus to have a taste of the
Sicilian and Italian cuisine
Mineral Water in all meals, Porterage at Hotel,
Whispers Kit, and 4 Guided visits in Palermo,
Syracuse, Piazza Armerina, Agrigento Included
Visit and oil tasting in a farmhouses in Selinunte
+ Honey tasting on Mount Etna
Qualified multilingual tour escort and Local Guides
Deluxe motor coach offering the max comfort
ENTRANCE FEES SUPPLEMENT (OPTIONAL):
TOTAL € 66,00 per person(net)
SIRACUSA: Neapolis € 10,00 + Dome € 2,00
PIAZZA ARMERINA: Villa Romana del Casale € 10,00
AGRIGENTO: Valley of Temples € 10,00
SELINUNTE Acropolis € 6,00
PALERMO: Palatine Chapel € 8,50
MONREALE: Cloister € 6,00+Dome € 4,00
SEGESTA: Doric Temple € 6,00 + € 3,50 fee Attention: European Citizens younger than 18 years old are
free of charge (Entrance to Palatine Chapel in Palermo € 5,00 per person) *The above price is valid on July 201
7. In case of price increases, we will have to update it.
- 100 % penalty for
- 70 % from 1 to 3 days before the beginning of theTour.
- 50 % from 4 to 7 days before the beginning of the Tour
- 25 % from 8 to 14 days before the beginning of the Tour