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Highlights of Sicily Summer 2019

Highlights of Sicily Summer 2019

Starting at $1,275


Destinations & Sightseeing
Itinerary and Meals
Accomodations

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Spirited Sicily makes an appearance on this ramble through Italy's south. Take a drive to Mount Etna and gain insight into Agrigento's Greek heritage in the Valley of the Temples before sightseeing in the capital, Palermo.


Destination & Sightseeing

Destination Highlights:

Taormina Visit the town and enjoy views from Piazza Nove Aprile
Mount Etna A drive takes you to Mount Etna for spectacular views of Europe's largest active volcano
Agrigento Sightseeing with a Local Specialist includes a visit inside the UNESCO World Heritage Site the Valley of the Temples
Mondello Visit the picturesque fishing village
Palermo Sightseeing with a Local Specialist includes a visit inside Palermo Cathedral

First Class Travel Highlights:

Audio Headsets Provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences
Luxury air-conditioned coach
Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
Variety of Optional Experiences
City orientation tours
An expert Travel Director and a professional driver
All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes
Airport transfers are provided on the first and last travel day. Conditions apply

MEALS

8 Buffet breakfasts
3 Three-course dinners

ITINERARY

Arrive Rome
Welcome to Rome. After checking in to your hotel, relax and unwind before meeting with your Travel Director in the afternoon. This evening, consider taking a stroll around this fascinating city and soak up the historic atmosphere.

Rome – Naples
Journey south past the Abbey of Monte Cassino to the city of Naples. Enjoy dinner at your hotel.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner

Naples – Ferry to Sicily – Acireale (2 Nights)
Drive south via Salerno and through the gorgeous Calabrian countryside. Take the ferry across the straits of Messina to Sicily and the coastal town of Acireale - your home for the next two nights. This evening, enjoy dinner at your hotel.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner

Taormina Sightseeing and Excursion to Mount Etna
Today we take a scenic drive to Mount Etna, the largest active volcano in Europe. Enjoy a visit to Taormina town. Stroll along the elegant Corso Umberto to the Piazza Nove Aprile for splendid panoramic views across the bay. Spend free time shopping for souvenirs and handmade lace on the Corso. Tonight, consider an evening out to enjoy local specialities.Buffet Breakfast

Acireale – Agrigento – Palermo (2 Nights)
Drive to Agrigento on the southern coast of Sicily where the Valley of the Temples once formed part of an ancient Greek colony. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is home to seven Greek temples dating from the 6th century BC. Meet with a Local Specialist and walk along the fortified ridge stopping at all the main sights. Admire spectacular views from the Temple of Juno overlooking the sea. In the afternoon, continue to the Sicilian capital of Palermo in time for dinner.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner

Palermo Sightseeing and Excursion to Mondello
This morning, meet your Local Specialist for a sightseeing tour of the city which includes a visit inside the honey-coloured cathedral and a walk to Piazza Bellini. Later travel to the beautiful fishing village of Mondello. See the picturesque beach which lies between two cliffs. Once a small fishing village it became popular as a holiday destination and today has a very lively seafront promenade.Buffet Breakfast

Palermo Free time – Overnight Ferry to Naples
Enjoy free time in Palermo this morning for exploration or consider an Optional Experience to visit the quaint medieval village of Cefalù. This evening, board your overnight ferry to Naples.Buffet Breakfast

Disembark in Naples – Rome
Travel back to the Italian capital of Rome this morning. There is time on arrival to do some last-minute sightseeing or souvenir shopping.. This evening, you might like to celebrate the end of your holiday with a special dinner.Buffet Breakfast

Depart Rome
This morning, say 'arrivederci' to Italy, your Travel Director and fellow travellers as you prepare to return home with wonderful memories. Transfers are available to Rome Fiumicino airport. Conditions apply. Buffet Breakfast