For the landscapes’ lovers, an early wake up will offer the view of a breathless sunrise which lights up the Towns of the oriental coast, Riposto, Giarre and Taormina. The morning will be dedicated at the discovering of the Mount Etna, the biggest lava giant in Europe (3.343 mt high). Arrived at about 2000mt, you’ll enjoy a fabulous view on the whole Island and then you’ll reach the Sylvester’s Craters, where there will be the opportunity to start an interesting excursion up to 3.000 mt with cable car and 4×4 jeep. Lunch-tasting with different local wines and typical Sicilian dishes such as cheeses, olives and sausages. On to Taormina, our most popular medieval city called also “the pearl of the Ionian Sea”, famous for its small streets and its marvellous Greek-Roman Theatre. Then, spare time for free dinner and return to your accommodation for overnight.
After breakfast, an early start for Piazza Armerina, where you will visit the
“Villa Romana del Casale”, famous for its fantastic mosaics in the heart of Sicily. Spare time for free lunch. Then the tour will continue with the visit of Agrigento, with its amazing Temples’ Valley. Concordia Temple, Ercole Temple, Giunone Temple and Castore and Polluce Temples represent the most beautiful examples of the Greek Civilisation in Sicily. Dinner and overnight.
After breakfast, morning tour of Palermo, the Capital of Sicily and one of the richest town in the island for history and art. You’ll visit the Cathedral, the Palazzo dei Normanni with its Palatina Chapel, the Quattro Canti, the Opera House, the Pretoria Square. Free lunch in the centre where we suggest to taste the typical sicilian street-food, such as bread with “panelle” or “cca meusa”. The tour continues with Monreale, to admire the Cathedral with its superb 12th century mosaics, and the cloister of the Benedictines monastery with Moorish architecture. Back to your accommodation for dinner and overnight.
• Transportation and driver/guide from DAY 1 to DAY 4 as specified;
• Accommodation in Farm-house;
• Half board as indicated, with 1/2 mineral water ed 1/4 vine p.p.;
• VAT and local taxes.
• Entrance fees;
• Any tourist taxes;
• Local guides*;
• Transfers to the airports last day;
• All not mentioned in “services included”.