Sicilian Secrets 2020 – Tour of Sicily 5 Days
Guided Tour Palermo/Catania– 5 days / 4 nights itinerary. Overnights in 4* hotel in half board basis, departures every Tuesday from March 24th to November 10th.
Day 1 – Tuesday: PALERMO (hotel in Palermo)
Sicilian Secrets Tour of Siciliy 5 days provides independent arrival at the hotel in the charming city of Palermo (optional private transfer on request). Meet with our tour-leader, dinner and overnights in hotel.
Day 2 – Wednesday: MONREALE – PALERMO (hotel in Palermo)
After breakfast in hotel, in the morning we will go to Monreale, its huge Norman Cathedral and its splendid Cloister in Arab-Norman style. In the second place, we will discover Palermo. It is one of the richest towns in the Island for its history and art. Also, we will visit the wonderful Arab-Norman Cathedral, Martorana Church and Cappella Palatina. Then, free time for lunch. In addition, continuing our walk we will admire the Teatro Massimo and the fountain in Pretoria Square. In the afternoon we will continue to Marsala. In conclusion, visit of a prestigious wine cellar and wine tasting. Dinner and overnight in hotel.
Day 3 – Thursday: MARSALA – SALINE – AGRIGENTO (hotel in Agrigento)
This morning the tour will continue along the charming town of Marsala, a Mediterranean modern city. We will discover the city center and its aristocratic buildings, monument and Baroque churches. The guided tour of Florio Cellars is a journey that begins in front of the majestic giant vats. Built as the end of the 19th century and still used for the refinement of marsala. So, after a thirty minute tour, you reach the tasting rooms, where we stop for lunch and for a wine tasting. Then, we will proceed to visit the popular Saline. Transfer to Agrigento and visit of the Valley of the Temples. Also, you will see the “Temple of Hera”, the “Temple of Concordia” and the “Temple of Heracles”. Accomodation in hotel, dinner and overnight.
Day 4 -Friday: PIAZZA ARMERINA-RAGUSA IBLA (hotel in Catania)
Today, in the first place we will reach Piazza Armerina. So, we will admire the splendid polychrome mosaics of the famous Villa Romana del Casale. This majestic villa, belonged to a member of the Roman Senatorial aristocracy. Then free time for lunch. After lunch, departure to Ragusa Ibla. In the second place we’ll visit its historical centre, with its Cathedral. The Cathedral is situated in the beautiful square of the Dome and the “giardino Ibleo”. So, used as a location of the extremely popular Police Inspector Montalbano Tv series, it is today stated among the 44 Italian World Heritage Sites. This little precious ancient city hosts more than 50 churches and many Baroque architectual treasures. We’ll conclude the visiting day with a tasting of local products. Proceed to Catania for dinner and overnight in hotel.
Day 5 – Saturday: CATANIA (hotel in Catania)
Breakfast in hotel and end of services.
Rate per person: € 649,00 in double room
Single room supplement: € 130,00
3rd bed reduction: € 30,00
€ 195,00 p.p. in double/twin room
€ 290,00 p.p. in single/double single use
Includes: Superior/Deluxe room – Private transfer in/out – City taxes – All entrance fees as per program