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5 days / 4 nights
Palermo - Taormina

Tuesday/Saturday from Palermo

OPERATING DATES:

April…14…21

May…05…12…19…26

June…02…09…16…23

July…07…14…21

August…25

September…01…08…15…22…29

October…06…13…20

 

RATES PER PERSON - Palermo:

Price in double room      € 880,00

Suppl. single room:         € 160,00

3rd pax in triple room:   € 850,00

ENTRANCE FEES  ARE NOT INCLUDED

 

PROGRAM:

1st   Day /Tuesday   PALERMO

Independent arrival at the GRAND HOTEL PIAZZA BORSA. Accommodation, dinner and overnight in your hotel.

 

2nd  Day /Wednesday PALERMO – ERICE – MARSALA visit of a winery, wine tasting & light lunch - SALT ROUTE (Trapani Area) - PALERMO

After a buffet breakfast, depart 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, the winding lanes and, inner courtyards. Continue to Marsala, a city on the western coast famous for its production of sweet Sicilian wine. Stop at a prestigious winery for a guided tour of the historic Wine Cellars + tasting of wines (white, red and marsala) with local food pairings. Down to Trapani area for a panoramic tour of the salt windmills and basins, which are still in use. Return to Palermo. Dinner on your own. Overnight in your Hotel.

 

3rd  Day /Thursday PALERMO - CEFALU’ - NEBRODI PARK - TAORMINA 

After a buffet breakfast, depart to Cefalù a former fishing village, now a charming coastal town. Enjoy a walk to the city center and down main street to reach the Arab-Norman Cathedral and the medieval wash-house built in the rock. Drive through the Park of “Nebrodi” and stop at the Miraglia Forest for lunch with a typical menu in a country restaurant. Continue to Cesarò, Randazzo and visit  the Etna park from an unusual point of view - the north facing side - surrounded by beautiful landscapes. Arrival in Taormina. Accommodation, dinner and overnight at hotel VILLA DIODORO, located near historic centre of Taormina.

 

4h Day /Friday   TAORMINA - (Optional: excursion to MT ETNA)  - TAORMINA

After a buffet breakfast, morning at leisure or for those who are interested, opportunity to take an optional excursion to the Mount Etna, the highest active Volcano in Europe. Weather conditions permitting, across fascinating landscape, we will reach a height of 1800 metres to visit the Sylvester Craters where you can enjoy a spectacular panorama over the Ionian Sea (supplement on the spot; the excursion will take place with a minimum of participants). Lunch on your own. Afternoon in Taormina, charming city called "the pearl of the Ionian Sea": enjoy time at leisure for shopping or walking through its tiny streets. Possibility to visit the Greek-Roman Theatre on your own. Return to your hotel: dinner and overnight.

 

5th  Day /Saturday – TAORMINA 

After buffet breakfast, end of the Tour

 

HOTELS 4 star or similar

PALERMO           GRAND HOTEL PIAZZA BORSA****

                             Via dei Cartari, 18

90133 Palermo

Tel:  091 320075

 

TAORMINA        VILLA DIODORO**** 

                             Via Bagnoli Croci, 75

                             98039 Taormina

                            

 

 

RATE INCLUDES:

- 3 dinners, 1 lunch, 4 breakfast

- Visit of a winery, wine tasting & light lunch in Marsala

- 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 “Mt Etna” on Day 4°

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

 

CANCELLATION FEES:

 - 100 % penalty from 2 days and NO SHOW the beginning of the Tour

 - 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