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5 days / 4 nights
Catania - Ragusa - Agrigento - Monreale

Saturday/Wednesday from Catania

 

OPERATING DATES 2020:

April…11…18

May…02…09…16…23…30

June…06…13…20

July…04…11…18

August…22…29

September…05...12…19…26

October…03…10…17

 

RATES PER PERSON - Catania:

Price in double room      € 730,00

Suppl. single room:         € 150,00

3rd pax in triple room:   € 700,00

ENTRANCE FEES ARE NOT INCLUDED

 

PROGRAM

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 – MODICA visit of a chocolate factory - RAGUSA (Optional: visit of RAGUSA IBLA “By Night”)

After a buffet breakfast, depart to Syracuse: visit the archaeological area “Neapolis” including the famous Latomie and the Dyionisios “Ear”. Continue to the island of Ortigia: visit of the Cathedral, the Arethuse Fountain and the Temple of Apollo. Lunch on your own. Depart to Modica, Capital of the Baroque art and part of UNESCO Heritage Sites. Visit inside a real chocolate factory  to discover the techniques leading to the production of chocolate. It will also be possible to create, with your hands, own bar of Chocolate. Accommodation and dinner at POGGIO DEL SOLE RESORT. Optional: visit "by night" of the ancient city Ragusa "Ibla", cradle of Sicilian baroque, with its Cathedral, situated in the beautiful square of the Dome and the “giardino Ibleo” (supplement on the spot; the excursion will take place with a minimum of participants). Overnight.

 

3rd  Day /Monday  RAGUSA - PIAZZA ARMERINA -AGRIGENTO

After a buffet breakfast, depart 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 street food experience -  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, and the Benedictine Cloister in Arab-Norman style. Lunch on your own. Back to Palermo, to enjoy Palermo’s street food, one of the most renowned all over the world,  while wandering around its historical centre. Visit the Cathedral and Palazzo Mirto, located in the ancient Arabic quarter of Kalsa, near Piazza Marina. Dating back to the 17th century, the building offers visitors a glimpse of the lavish, lost world of the Sicilian nobility. Accommodation, dinner and overnight at GRAND HOTEL PIAZZA BORSA.

 

5th Day /Wednesday   PALERMO

After buffet breakfast, end of the Tour

 

HOTELS 4 star or similar

CATANIA            IL PRINCIPE HOTEL****   

                            Via Alessi, 20/26

95124 Catania

Tel: 095 2500345 

 

RAGUSA              POGGIO DEL SOLE RESORT****

                             S.P. Ragusa/Marina di Ragusa Km 5,7

                             97100 Ragusa

                             Tel:  0932 666452

 

AGRIGENTO       DIOSCURI BAY PALACE****

Lungomare Falcone e Borsellino

92100 Agrigento

Tel 0922 406111

 

PALERMO           GRAND HOTEL PIAZZA BORSA****

                             Via dei Cartari, 18

90133 Palermo

Tel:  091 320075

 

RATE INCLUDES:

- Welcome cocktail - 4 dinners, 1 lunch, 4 breakfast

- Visit of a chocolate factory & chocolate class in Modica

- Street food in Palermo  

- Mineral Water included at meals

- Transportation Deluxe Bus, with FREE WI-FI

- English speaking Tour Escort

- Local guides where necessary

- Porterage at hotels

- Whispers Kit

 

RATE DOES NOT INCLUDE:

- Transfers in/out

- Entrance fees at monuments

- City Tax: some City Councils may introduce a tourist tax that   it has to be paid directly at the Hotel

- Beverages

- Optional excursion “Ragusa by night” on Day 2°

- Everything which is not clearly specified under ”rate includes”

 

CANCELLATION FEES:

- 100 % penalty from 2 days and NO SHOW

-  50 % penalty from 3 to 7 days before the beginning of the Tour            

-  30 % penalty from 8 to 14 days before the beginning of the Tour          

-  10 % penalty from 15 to 30 days before the beginning of the Tour