Tour dei tesori della Sicilia


Dettagli

1° DAY : CATANIA – SIRACUSA, ORTIGIA

 

Arrival in Catania airport, meet and greet with a local guide. We will begin the discover of this wonderful Island of the Mediterranean sea thanks to a city tour of Catania, the second largest city of Sicily. Its history dates back to 2700 and through the centuries it has passed through different cultures and populations such as Romans, Greeks, Arabs and Spanish.

The city was repeatedly rebuilt and destoyed because of the euptions of the Etna, preserving some lava-built styles buildings.

Transfer to the hotel nearby Siracusa, check-in, dinner and overnight.

 

 

2° DAY : SIRACUSA

 

Breakfast at the hotelThe morning will give us the chance to make a walking tour of Ortigia, which offer interesting sights and pleasant streets to admire the perfect mixture of Greek classicism, Roman style and baroque elements. You will enjoy the visit of the Greek theatre and the Roman Amphiteatre, UNESCO World Heritage.

Lunch in a typical local restaurant.

The afternoon will be left at your leisure.

Overnight at the hotel.

 

3° DAY: SIRACUSA – NOTO – MODICA

 

Breakfast at the hotelTransfer by bus to Noto, city famous for its baroque architecture located in the Valley of the same name.

This small and fascinating town in the south-east of the Island, represents a veritable jewel of the baroque style. After the visit we will reach the city of chocolate, Modica. Here, we will get the chance to visit a chocolate factory and discover the old side of the town.

Lunch in a typical restaurant in Modica.

After lunch, return back to Siracusa.

Overnight at the hotel.

 

4° DAY: SIRACUSA – CALTAGIRONE – PIAZZA ARMERINA

 

Breakfast at the hotel, check out and luggage on the bus for a transfer towards the inner part of the island. We will stop in Caltagirone famous for the production of pottery to the point that during the Arab domination the city took the name of “fortress of Jars”. After the visit, we will proceed to the countryside in the neighbourhood of Caltagirone to visit a wineyard and taste some local wines.

In the evening we will arrive in Piazza Armerina.

Check in at the hotel and dinner in a local restaurant. Overnight.

 

5° DAY: PIAZZA ARMERINA – TAORMINA

 

Breakfast at the hotel.

During the morning we will enjoy a walking tour of Piazza Armerina including the Villa del Casale, UNESCO World Heritage.

We will reach then Taormina, for the check in at the hotel.

Dinner in a local rastaurant and overnight.

 

6° DAY: TAORMINA

 

Breakfast at the hotel. Walking tour in Taormina, one of the main stop for tourists in Sicily. We will explore this charming city, including the Greek theatre of Taormina, which is surely the most beautiful historical monument of the city.

Lunch in a local restaurant.

The afternoon will be left at your leisure.

Overnight at the hotel.

 

7° DAY: TAORMINA

 

Breakfast at the hotel.

After breakfast, we will reach the volcano Etna, UNESCO World Heritage which is also the highest active volcano. We will enjoy a guided excursion to discover the spectatular sights from the trails along the Etna Park.

During our way back we will stop at one of the wineyard on the hills of Etna to have lunch with local products accompanied by good local wines.

After lunch we will return to Taormina, where we will have some down time.

Overnight at the hotel.

 

8° DAY: TAORMINA

 

Breakfast at the hotel.

Transfer to the airport and Arrivederci Sicily!

 



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