HIGHLIGHTS OF THE TOUR: • EXCLUSIVELY IN ENGLISH • VERY CHARMING HOTELS LOCATED IN THE HISTORICAL CENTRES OF THE MAIN SICILIAN TOWNS • VISIT OF THE MAIN SICILIAN MONUMENTS INCLUDING UNESCO SITES (Cefalù, Mount Etna) • SPECIAL MENUS IN LOCAL RESTAURANTS ESPECIALLY SELECTED TO HAVE A TASTE OF THE SICILIAN CUISINE • MINERAL WATER INCLUDED IN ALL MEALS
ItineraryDay 1: PALERMOStop At: Grand Hotel Piazza Borsa, Via Dei CartariIndependent arrival at the GRAND HOTEL PIAZZA BORSA. Accommodation, dinner and overnight in your hotel.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • DinnerAccommodation included: Accommodation and overnight at GRAND HOTEL PIAZZA BORSA in Palermo.Day 2: PALERMO – SEGESTA – ERICE – SALT ROUTE (Trapani area) - PALERMOStop At: Temple of SegestaDepart to Segesta to visit the Temple and the Theatre.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Duomo di EriceContinue the medieval village of Erice placed on the top of a hill overlooking the city of Trapani and the Egadi Islands before returning to Palermo via the unique salt windmills at Trapani. Dinner and overnight in your Hotel. Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: Accommodation and overnight at GRAND HOTEL PIAZZA BORSA in Palermo.Day 3: PALERMO - CEFALU’ - NEBRODI PARK - TAORMINA Stop At: Cefalù CathedralDrive to Cefalu to admire its well-preserved Arab-Norman Cathedral. Enjoy a walk to the city centre and down main street to visit the medieval wash-house built in the rock. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Parco dei NebrodiDrive through the Nebrodi Park and enjoy lunch in the Miraglia Forest. Continue to Cesarò and Randazzo to visit the north part of Mount Etna. Continue to Taormina, “the Pearl of the Ionian Sea”. Duration: 3 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Accommodation, dinner and overnight at Hotel VILLA DIODORO, located near historic centre of Taormina. Day 4: TAORMINA - MT ETNA (OPTIONAL) - TAORMINAStop At: Craters Silvestri of Mount Etna, Nicolosi, Province of Catania, SicilyAfter a buffet breakfast, morning at leisure or for those who are interested, opportunity to take an optional excursion to the Mount Etna, the highest active Volcano in Europe. Weather permitting, you can join an optional morning excursion to Mount Etna, Europe’s highest active volcano. You will reach a height of 1800 metres and enjoy a fantastic panorama over the Ionian Sea (supplement on the spot; the excursion will take place with a minimum of participants). Lunch on your own. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Ancient Theatre of Taormina, Taormina, Province of Messina, SicilyAfternoon in Taormina: enjoy time at leisure for shopping or walking through the tiny streets. Possibility to visit the Roman - Greek theatre on your own.Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: Return to the your hotel. Dinner and overnight.Day 5: End of the tourPass By: Hotel Villa DiodoroAfter buffet breakfast, end of the tourMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.