This interesting and moderately priced 7 day tour of classic Sicily by Palermo based tour operator Sole Blu Sicilia features 4 star accommodation and all the 'must sees' of Sicily's most enchanting historical and cultural sights such as Etna, Palermo, Taormina and Agrigento.
Below we highlight the main elements of the tour with the latest published rates. The itinerary may vary slightly the scheduled sites are not accessible for any reason. Alternative visits will be guaranteed.
7 DAY SICILY HOLIDAY ITINERARY
1st day: Friday - Airport Palermo/Palermo
Independent arrival at the airport of Palermo in the morning and transfer on your own at your hotel 4*. Early afternoon visit Palermo. The sightseeing continues to Monreale. Visit the cathedral with its impressive mosaics and the Benedictine Cloister. Overnight at your hotel 4*.
2nd day: Saturday (B/D)* - Palermo/Erice
Early breakfast at the hotel time for leisure. In the afternoon departure to Erice, enchanting medieval village on top of the S. Giuliano Mountain at 800 meters of height. Visit of the town. In the late afternoon transfer to Agrigento Area; overnight and dinner at your hotel.
3rd day: Sunday (B)* - Selinunte/Agrigento/Butera
After breakfast, visit of the archaeological site of Selinunte. Possibility of an optional mini-tour by electric car (golf carts) inside the archaeological park. Transfer to Agrigento to visit the famous Valley of the temples. Proceed to Butera and overnight at your hotel 4*.
4th day: Monday (B)* - Butera/ Piazza Armerina/Taormina
Breakfast at the hotel and departure to Piazza Armerina for the visit of the Roman “Villa del Casale”, with its 3.500 square metres of mosaics, recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. At the end transfer to Taormina and overnight at your hotel 4*.
5th day: Tuesday (B)* - Taormina/Etna/Taormina
After breakfast, departure to Mount Etna. Optional excursion up to 2.500 meters by cable way, at your charge. With its 135km. perimeter and height of 3,340 meters above sea level, Mt. Etna is the result of a multitude of geological events which have taken place over the course of thousands years. Accommodation and overnight at your 4* hotel.
6th day: Wednesday (B)* - Taormina
Breakfast at the hotel. Day at your leisure with lots of suggestions from us on how to spend it in the best way.
7th day: Friday (B)* Catania/Catania airport
Breakfast at the hotel. Indipendent transfer to Catania airport.
*B=Breakfast; *L=Lunch; *D=Dinner
RATES from 1 March 2012 to 15 June 2012
Number of passengers 4 - price per person €1120
Number of passengers 6 - price per person €1000
Number of passengers 10 - price per person €800
Single Room Supplement on request
THE PRICE INCLUDES
- 6 Nights accommodation on Bed and Breakfast basis
- 1 Dinner in Butera at your hotel 4*
- Transportation and visits as per itinerary
- The tour will operate with a minimum of 4 pax and a maximum of 10 pax
- The tour is entirely escorted exclusively in English by a professional driver/tour escort
- Parking, tolls, vat according to the current rates
- Driver / tour escort expenses For information and reservation
THE PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE: entrance fees, tips, porterage and personal extras, everything not expressly mentioned under “The price includes”