DAILY ITINERARY FROM CATANIA
1st Day/Saturday: CATANIA
Independent arrival at the hotel IL PRINCIPE. Accommodation. Welcome cocktail and dinner. Overnight in your hotel.
2nd Day/Sunday: CATANIA, SIRACUSA AND RAGUSA (tasting of Sicilian typical products)
After a buffet breakfast, depart to Syracuse to visit the archaeological area “Neapolis” including the famous Latomie of the Paradise and the Dyionisios “Ear”. Continue to the island of Ortigia, the small baroque old city centre of Siracusa: visit of the Cathedral and Arethuse Fountain. Lunch on your own. Depart to Ragusa and visit of the enchanting historical centre “Ibla”, with its stunning Baroque palaces and churches. Together with other seven cities in the Val di Noto, Ragusa is listed among the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Enjoy a tasting of typical products on the way. Accommodation, dinner and overnight at Hotel POGGIO DEL SOLE.
3rd Day/Monday: RAGUSA, CALTAGIRONE, PIAZZA ARMERINA AND AGRIGENTO
After a buffet breakfast, depart to Caltagirone, a small town in the inland of Sicily, declared by UNESCO World Heritage Site and famous worldwide for the production of pottery and terra-cotta wares: panoramic visit and opportunity of shopping. Continue to Piazza Armerina to visit the worldwide known Villa Romana del Casale, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, thanks to its well preserved mosaics. Lunch in a local restaurant. Depart to Agrigento, a hillside town famous for its magnificent Valley of the Temples, a UNESCO World Heritage Site: guided tour of the Valley, including the Temple of Concordia, Juno, Zeus and Heracles. Accommodation and dinner at hotel DIOSCURI BAY PALACE. Overnight.
4th Day/Tuesday: AGRIGENTO – PALERMO AND MONREALE
After a buffet breakfast depart to Palermo. Arrival in Monreale and visit of the Cathedral, one of the most beautiful monuments of the world with its Moorish architecture, housing very fine mosaics representing a complete cycle of the Old and New Testaments and the Benedictine Cloister in Arab-Norman style. Lunch on your own. Proceed to Palermo to visit the historical centre, one of the largest of Europe, including the Cathedral, the Palace of the Normans and its superb Palatine Chapel. Accommodation, dinner and overnight at GRAND HOTEL PIAZZA BORSA.
5th Day/Wednesday: PALERMO
After buffet breakfast, end of the Tour.
Rates And Information
GROSS RATES PER PERSON:
In double room
3rd pax in triple room
April: 16 23
May: 07 14 21 28
June: 04 11 18 25
July: 09 16 23
September: 03 10 17 24
October: 01 08 15 22
100% penalty for NO SHOW, 80% penalty from 1 to 4 days before the beginning of the Tour, 50% penalty from 5 to 9 days before the beginning of the Tour, 30% penalty from 10 to 20 days before the beginning of the Tour
NOTE: For organizational reason, the itinerary may be reserved or modified without notice. In any case BSS Travel & Events ensures the visits and excursion mentioned on the journeyOTHER TOURS AVAILABLE