9 Day: Palermo, Marsala, Agrigento, Piazza Armerina, Aeolian islands, Taormina

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Enjoy the warmth of Sicily and the Aeolian islands on this 9-day tour from Palermo. Explore Monreale and Palermo, ride on the salt road of Marsala and check out the UNESCO-listed sites of Valley of the Temples in Agrigento, Piazza Armerina, Selinunte and the beautiful coves of Panarea, Lipari and Salina by boat. Enjoy tastings of local wines and cheese, learn the history and the culture as you cross through the island accompanied by a passionate tour guide
1st Day TUESDAY - PALERMOArrive independently to the hotel assigned in the charming city of Palermo (Airport transfer included with option: Privilege). In the evening,  meeting with tour-leader and enjoy a welcome dinner. Overnight in hotel. Hotel FEDERICI II 4* or similar. Meals: D 2nd Day MONREALE - PALERMO - MARSALAAfter breakfast in hotel, the morning will be spent visiting Monreale. Later we will discover the stunning Palermo. Along the day we will have a stop for a food surprise in the famous Antica Focacceria San Francesco. Free time for lunch. In the afternoon we will continue to Marsala, visit of a prestigious wine cellar and wine tasting. Dinner and overnight in hotel. Hotel BAGLIO BASILE 4*or similar. Meals: BD3rd Day - MARSALA SALT ROAD - SELINUNTE - AGRIGENTOThis morning the tour will continue along the charming and well-known Salt Road and the city of Marsala, then the Archaeological Park of Selinunte and finally the Valley of the Temples in Agrigento stated World Heritage Site, after some free time for lunch. Accommodation in hotel, dinner and overnight. Hotel DIOSCURI BAY PALACE 4* or similar.Meals: BD4th Day - PIAZZA ARMERINA - RAGUSAToday we will reach Piazza Armerina to admire the splendid polychrome mosaics of the famous Villa Romana del Casale, World Heritage Site. Free time for lunch, departure to Ragusa Ibla and visit of its historical centre. We’ll conclude the visiting day with a tasting of local products. Proceed to Catania for dinner and overnight in hotel.Hotel PRINCIPE 4* or similar.Meals: BD5th Day CATANIA - LIPARIOur tour continues with the Aeolian Islands. Breakfast in the hotel and private transfer to Milazzo to board on the hydrofoil for Lipari island. Arrival to the hotel and free evening. Dinner and overnight in the hotel.Hotel BOUGAINVILLE|MEA 4* or similar. Meals: BD6th Day PANAREA - STROMBOLIBreakfast in the hotel and departure from the port of Lipari for the full day excursion Panarea & Stromboli and chances for unforgettable swims. Once back on the island, dinner and stroll around the shops. At sunset, the tour returns below the Sciara, to assist from the sea the volcanic explosion in a symphony of reddish lapilli. Meals: BD7th Day LIPARI - SALINABreakfast in the hotel and a full day dedicated to discovering the most beautiful coves of Lipari, Salina and Pollara, made famous by the "Il Postino" movie. Dinner and overnight in the hotel. Meals: BD8th Day LIPARI - TAORMINABreakfast in the hotel, appointment to the port for hydrofoil boarding directed to Milazzo. Private transfer to Taormina. Free time for a nice walk among the picturesque Medieval typical narrow streets. Dinner and overnight in hotel. Hotel VILLA DIODORO 4* or similar. Meals: BD9th Day TAORMINA - Breakfast in hotel. End of services. (Catania Airport transfer included with option: Privilege). Meals:B

What’s included

  • - Accomodation in charming 4 stars hotels- Half board treatment, beverages not included (packed lunch instead of dinner, during Panarea and Stromboli excursion)- Multilingual Tour leader and professional travel guide* (English, Italian or Spanish) for the whole tour, local guides or audio-guides where necessary- Gran Comfort bus (from the 2nd day to the 4th).- Visit of the main suggestive Unesco World Heritage Sites: Monreale, Palermo, Selinunte, Agrigento, Piazza Armerina, Ragusa.- Tasting of Sicilian typical products: Palermo (day 2) tasting of local street food; Marsala (day 2): visit of a wine cellar and wine tasting; Ragusa (day 4): tasting of local cheese.- Private tour extension to Aeolian Islands- Private transfer Catania Hotel - Milazzo Port- Transfer Lipari Port - Lipari Hotel- Hydrofoil go and back Milazzo - Lipari - Milazzo- 1 excursion in group Lipari - Salina- 1 excursion in group Panarea & Stromboli- City taxes Aeolian IslandsPrivilege All Included Package options include also:-Transfers in/out- City taxes- Monreale Cathedral € 4,00 pp- Monreale Cloister € 6,00 pp- Palermo Cappella Palatina € 8,50 pp- Palermo Martorana Church € 2,00 pp- Palermo Cathedral € 3,00 pp- Selinunte Archaeological Parc € 6,00 pp- Agrigento Valle dei Templi € 10,00 pp- Piazza Armerina Villa Romana € 10,00 pp

What’s not included

  • - Aeolian Islands travel guide - Transfers in/out - Entrance fees at monuments/museums - City taxes (where compulsory) - Tips and extras in general - Anything not specified under “The rate includes” - Monreale Cathedral € 4,00 pp - Monreale Cloister € 6,00 pp - Palermo Cappella Palatina € 8,50 pp - Palermo Martorana Church € 2,00 pp - Palermo Cathedral € 3,00 pp - Selinunte Archeological Parc € 6,00 pp - Agrigento Valle dei Templi € 10,00 pp - Piazza Armerina Villa Romana € 10,00 pp