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Highlights of Sicily 2018 (Costsaver)

Duration 9 days

Destinations visited :
  • Italy
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Fiery Sicily makes an appearance on this ramble through the Italy’s south starting in Rome. 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.

Take a look at your day-by-day itinerary or contact us on 0207 620 8952 to find out more.

DAY 1

ARRIVE ROME
Welcome to Rome. After check-in at 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.
HOTEL : Ergife Palace

DAY 2

ROME – NAPLES
Journey south past the Abbey of Monte Cassino to the city of Naples. Perhaps enjoy an authentic Naples Optional Experience through Spaccanapoli. Enjoy dinner at your hotel.
MEAL(S) : Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
HOTEL : Holiday Inn

DAY 3

NAPLES – FERRY TO SICILY – ACIREALE (2 NIGHTS)
Drive south via Salerno and through gorgeous Calabrian countryside. Take the ferry across the straits of Messina to Sicily and to the coastal town of Acireale – your home for the next two nights. This evening, enjoy dinner at your hotel.
MEAL(S) : Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
HOTEL : Grand Albergo Maugeri

DAY 4

TAORMINA SIGHTSEEING AND EXCURSION TO MOUNT ETNA
This morning 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. This afternoon take a scenic drive to Mount Etna, the largest active volcano in Europe. Tonight consider an evening out to enjoy local specialities.
MEAL(S) : Buffet Breakfast

DAY 5

ACIREALE – AGRIGENTO – PALERMO (2 NIGHTS)
Drive to Agrigento on the southernmost 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 ancient Greek temples dating from the 6th century BC. Meet with a Local Specialist and walk along the fortified ridge stopping at all the main temples. 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.
MEAL(S) : Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
HOTEL : Astoria Palace

DAY 6

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. Later return to Palermo.
MEAL(S) : Buffet Breakfast

DAY 7

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.
MEAL(S) : Buffet Breakfast

DAY 8

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 shop for souvenirs. This evening you might like to celebrate the end of your holiday with a special dinner.
MEAL(S) : Buffet Breakfast
HOTEL : Pinewood

DAY 9

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.
MEAL(S) : Buffet Breakfast

SIGHTSEEING HIGHLIGHTS

  • 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
  • MOUNT ETNA : A drive takes you to Mount Etna for spectacular views of Europe’s largest active volcano
  • PALERMO : Sightseeing with a Local Specialist includes a visit inside Palermo Cathedral
  • TAORMINA : Visit the town and enjoy views from Piazza Nove Aprile

DINING

  • 8 BUFFET BREAKFASTS
  • 3 THREE COURSE DINNERS

UNBEATABLE FEATURES

  • Audio Headsets Provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences.
  • Daily breakfast
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Variety of Optional Experiences
  • An expert Travel Director and separate 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

Prices from £750
Saturdays – April to October

  • Land only price – Twin-share option
  • Triple and Single rooms available
  • Flights available
  • Pre and Post extensions available

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Highlights of Sicily 2018 (Costsaver)

Fiery Sicily makes an appearance on this ramble through the Italy’s south starting in Rome. 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.

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