Treasures of Sicily

  • 8 days s
  • Adult

From, 470,00 Per Adult

Hotel & Excursions Package – 7 nights in BB/HB – Sunday arrivals

Duration

8 days s

Included

  • 7 Overnights with breakfast in 4* hotels PREMIUM
  • 7 Overnights with breakfast and dinners in 4* hotels
  • Excursion “Taormina Coast to Coast by boat”
  • Excursions “Etna” and “Syracuse” by traditional or open bus
  • Tour leader or multilingual pre-recorded commentary

Excluded

  • City taxes must to be paid on spot
  • Lunches and all the drinks at meals
  • Individual/group transfers from/to Catania Airport
  • Porterages and personal expenses
  • Tips to the guide and driver (optional)
  • Optional excursions
  • Headphones on request € 3,00 per day
  • Entrance fees to monuments and archaeological sites
  • Anything not expressly indicated in “the rate includes”
  • Transfers from Catania airport to hotel and back: • Group transfer € 50 r/t p.p. (max waiting time 2 hours) • Private transfer euro 95 per car one way

Day 1 - SUNDAY: TAORMINA AREA

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Arrive at Catania Airport. After having collected your luggage, optional group transfer to the hotel. On this day there are no planned activities,
the rooms will be ready after 14:00 and enjoy the city. At the hotel you will find the program. Dinner (if booked) and overnight.

Day 2 - MONDAY: ETNA (INCLUDED)

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Breakfast in the hotel and departure with the tour escort to the Mt. Etna, the highest peak of Sicily and the most active volcano in Europe.
The territory surrounding the volcano constitutes the “Park of Etna”, one of the largest protected areas in Italy: You will be astonished
about the great variety of vegetation and landscapes that we will meet along the way before arriving at the “Silvestri Craters” (about 1.900
mt). From here on you will have the optional excursion by jeep and cableway (extra cost). After having tasted some local Sicilian speciality
come back in hotel. Dinner (if booked) and overnight.

Day 3 - TUESDAY: SYRACUSE (INCLUDED)

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Breakfast in the hotel and departure to Syracuse, one of the most interesting archaeological sites of the island with its Archeological Park
(extra cost) the Roman Amphitheatre, the Greek Theatre, the Ear of Dionysus, the Cave of the Cordari, Island of Ortigia, the most ancient
nucleus of the city with its stunning cathedral. Re-entry in hotel. Dinner (if booked) and overnight.

Day 4 - WEDNESDAY: AGRIGENTO (OPTIONAL)

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Breakfast in the hotel. Meeting with tour escort and departure to Agrigento where you will visit the Temples’ Valley, including the Temple of
Juno, the Temple of Concorde (one of the best preserved Doric temples in the whole Greek world), the Temple of Hercules, the Temple of
Castor and Pollux. Come back in hotel in Letojanni and overnight.

Day 5 - THURSDAY: TAORMINA COAST TO COAST BY BOAT (INCLUDED) – “SNORKELING” (OPTIONAL)

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Breakfast in the hotel. Excursion by boat “TAORMINA COAST TO COAST BY BOAT”. On this tour you will discover the natural beauty of the
coastline Giardini/Naxos-Taormina. The meeting will be at the port of Giardini Naxos. You will start the tour in a comfortable characteristic
boat (max. 12 persons), to explore the Ionian Coast. From here you’ll have a fantastic view of mount. Etna and its area’s most breathtaking
sights. On the way you can discover caves, including the visit of the well known “Grotta Azzurra” (due to weather conditions and currents),
rock formations and the beautiful Nature Reserve of Isola Bella.
OPTIONAL ACTIVITY: Snorkeling. Snorkeling is the best way to discover the coasts of one of Italy’s most beautiful island. Simple and fun! You
can admire some magnificent views such as “Isola Bella” and “Grotta Azzurra” and you can snorkel along the vertical walls in the bay of the
blue cave and in the marine park of Isola Bella, surrounded by a vast variety of flora and fauna. The morphology of the coast and the sea beds
is unique in its kind. All our tours consist in interesting detailed explanations of the area’s history because there are many archaeological traces
of the Greek/Roman period. Refreshments are offered to all guests during the tour and the staff will create a friendly feeling so that you can
fully enjoy the magical atmosphere of this wonderful island. Snorkeling and scuba diving are the best activities to admire Taormina’s wonderful
sea beds – the coral and sea grass are not to be missed! Dinner (if booked) and overnight.
(*) Pickup/end of the excursion in Giardini Naxos Port – The excursion is subjected to reconfirm according to weather conditions
(**) If you want to do SNORKELING instead of “Taormina Coast to Coast by boat” tour, the supplement to be paid is € 25 per person

Day 6 - FRIDAY: AEOLIAN ISLANDS “LIPARI & VULCANO” (OPTIONAL)

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Breakfast in the hotel. Aeolian islands are the patrimony of humanity as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2000. Departure by bus with a
tour leader to the port of Milazzo and proceed by private motorboat to the island of Lipari. Stop at the ground with the opportunity to visit the
old town with the archaeological park and the cathedral. Free shopping time in the local shops on the island. Back on board and sail along the
"Faraglioni" and the "Horse’s Cave". Continue by boat to Vulcano and stop on the island with the possibility to make sulfurous mud baths in a
dedicated area paying the entrance fee. Mud prohibited to pregnant women and children. After returning by sea, sailing along the coast
viewing the " Rock of the Little Mermaid”. Eco-tax to be paid on board the bus not included. Overnight.
(**) In case of bad weather condition the excursion to Lipari & Vulcano will be replaced with an alternative excursion.

Day 7 - SATURDAY: SICILY GODFATHER TOUR (OPTIONAL)

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Breakfast in the hotel. Departure to Forza D'Agrò a charming village located on a hill overlooking Taormina and you will have a tour with an
eye to the cinema visiting the villages made famous by the film The Godfather Walking along the narrow streets of this small town, in addition
to the breathtaking views, it will be possible to admire the Durazzesco arch and the Cathedral, a place chosen to set one of the most romantic
scenes of the Godfather's film, the wedding of Micheal Corleone. From the Panoramic Square you can enjoy an extraordinary view of the
coast. After visiting this little gem, continue for Savoca. This village is famous because here have been shouted some of the famous parts of the
movie “The Godfather”, directed by Francis Ford Coppola. The buildings and the monuments of the movie are still here, like the famous Bar
Vitelli, the same bar used to shoot The Godfather. Back to hotel and overnight.

Day 8 - SUNDAY: DEPARTURE and “ARRIVEDERCI”

Breakfast in the hotel. Check out at 10:00; Optional transfer to Catania airport. Grazie e arrivederci!

Important informations:
• Tours are guaranteed with a minimum number of 2 passengers;
• The hotels shown in the programs may be replaced by others of the same category;
• It is advisable to book optional excursions when booking
• Some trips could be a combination of multiple Norma Vacanze tours. You should expect somegroup members to join or leave the tour between tour segments.
• We try to carry out the tour as in the programs but a change in emergency or bad weather conditions could be possible with alternative programs.
• The tour programs could undergo variations, with respect to what has been published, for reasons of technical or logistical orders, without however
substantial changes to the program itself.
• Norma Vacanze is entitled to change the itinerary of the excursion if it considers it appropriate or due to force majeure.
• Norma Vacanze is not responsible for accidents, delays, damage or loss of luggage or personal belongings, nor for damages caused by third parties or others
like floods, storms, landslides, earthquakes, political unrest, epidemy, terrorists attacks, strike.
Cancellation policy:
• Cancellations up to 15 days before departure with full refund.
• Cancellations from 14 to 8 days before departure, penalty of 30%
• Cancellations from 7 to 4 days before departure, penalty of 50%
• In case of cancellation within 3 days before departure, penalty of 100%
• There will be no refund for no shows or voluntary interruption of an already started trip
Admission Fees
• In order to skip the queues in the museums or in the archeological parks we need to make the reservation in advance: Pre-bookings of entrance tickets are
mandatory on the first day of the tour.
• Tickets are non-refundable

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