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Visit: Palermo, Segesta, Erice, Trapani, Palermo, Cefalu, Taormina

Day 1 (Tuesday): Palermo

Independent arrival at the Grand Hotel Piazza Borsa.  After you check in, the rest of the day is at leisure. Tonight you'll enjoy dinner at a local restaurant.  Overnight stay at your hotel.

Meals: Dinner

Day 2 (Wednesday): Palermo - Segesta - Erice - Trapani - Palermo

After breakfast, depart for Segesta to admire the magnificent Doric Temple, 420 B.C to 430 B.C and the Theatre, one of the best preserved Greek architectural sites, surrounded by a beautiful landscape. Then, continue to the medieval village of Erice placed on the top of a hill overlooking the city of Trapani and the Egadi Islands. Walk through its tiny and characteristic streets before having lunch on your own. We then continue to Trapani area for a panoramic tour of the salt windmills and basins, which are still in use. Return to Palermo for dinner and your overnight stay at the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3 (Thursday): Palermo - Cefalu - Nebrodi Park - Taormina

After breakfast, we depart for Cefalù a former fishing village, now a charming coastal town. Upon arrival, enjoy a walk to the city centre and down the main street to reach the Arab-Norman Cathedral and the medieval wash house built in the rock. We will then drive through the Park of "Nebrodi" and stop at the Miraglia Forest for lunch. We will then continue to Cesarò, Randazzo and visit the Etna Park from an unusual point of view, the north facing side, surrounded by beautiful landscapes. Our last stop of the day is in Taormina where you'll have dinner and your overnight stay at Hotel Villa Diodoro, located near the historic centre of Taormina.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 (Friday): Taormina - Mt Etna (Optional) - Taormina

After breakfast, you will have the morning at leisure to explore Taormina on your own or if you are interested, there is the possibility to do an optional excursion to the Mount Etna, the highest active volcano in Europe. If the weather conditions allow it, you will reach a height of 1800 metres where you will enjoy a fantastic panorama of the Ionic Sea. Free time for lunch on your own. We will spend our afternoon in Taormina, the small medieval village called "the pearl of the Ionic Sea"; you will enjoy time at leisure for shopping or walking through the tiny streets. You'll will also have the possibility to visit the Roman Greek theatre on your own. In the evening, enjoy a farewell dinner in your hotel. Overnight stay at your hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5 (Saturday): Taormina

After breakfast, end of the tour.

Meals: Breakfast

 

Escorted Package Includes:

  • Accommodation in 4 star centrally located hotels.
  • Welcome cocktail.
  • 4 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 4 Dinner.
  • Sicilian typical products tasting (wine, chocolate, biscuits, etc) in Ragusa Ibla.
  • Transportation by De Luxe bus.
  • English speaking tour escort.
  • Local guides where necessary.
  • Porterage at Hotels.
  • Whispers kit.

 

Not Included:

  • Transfers.
  • Tips.
  • City taxes if applicable.
  • Entrance fees.
  • Beverages.
  • Everything which is not clearly specified under "rate includes".

 

Hotels (or similar):

  • Palermo: Grand Hotel Piazza Borsa 4* or similar.
  • Taormina: Hotel Villa Diodoro 4* or similar.

 

Tour Prices are per person twin share in Australian Dollars. Conditions apply and escorted tours are subject to change and availability. Prices are subject to currency fluctuations. (re)

 

Package Information

  • Duration: 5 Days/4 Nights
  • Type: Coach Tour
  • Departures: April - October 2019
  • Cities Visited: Palermo, Segesta, Erice, Trapani, Palermo, Cefalu, Taormina
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