Highlights Of Sicily Presale 2020

Overview

Countries and places

Italy

Tour Code

IHSIFA15

Operator

Duration

8 days

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Spirited Sicily makes an appearance on this ramble through Italy's south. 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.

Sightseeing Highlights

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

What's Included

  • 8 Buffet breakfasts
  • 3 Three-course dinners
  • Audio Headsets Provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Variety of Optional Experiences
  • City orientation tours
  • An expert Travel Director and a professional 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
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    Tour Type

    Coach Tours

    Itinerary

    Day 1 - Arrive Rome

    Welcome to Rome. After checking in to 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.

    Day 2 - Rome - Naples

    Journey south past the Abbey of Monte Cassino to the city of Naples. Enjoy dinner at your hotel.

    Day 3 - Naples - Ferry To Sicily - Acireale (2 Nights)

    Drive south via Salerno and through the gorgeous Calabrian countryside. Take the ferry across the straits of Messina to Sicily and the coastal town of Acireale - your home for the next two nights. This evening, enjoy dinner at your hotel.

    Day 4 - Taormina Sightseeing And Excursion To Mount Etna

    Today we take a scenic drive to Mount Etna, the largest active volcano in Europe. 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. Tonight, consider an evening out to enjoy local specialities.

    Day 5 - Acireale - Agrigento - Palermo (2 Nights)

    Drive to Agrigento on the southern 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 Greek temples dating from the 6th century BC. Meet with a Local Specialist and walk along the fortified ridge stopping at all the main sights. 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.

    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.

    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 Cefalu. This evening, board your overnight ferry to Naples.

    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 souvenir shopping.. This evening, you might like to celebrate the end of your holiday with a special dinner.

    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.

    Prices/Dates

    All Prices are in Australian Dollars

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    04 Apr 2020 12 Apr 2020     AUD $2205 AUD $1775 AUD $1597
    18 Apr 2020 26 Apr 2020     AUD $2255 AUD $1825 AUD $1642
    02 May 2020 10 May 2020   AUD $2255 AUD $1825 AUD $1642
    16 May 2020 24 May 2020   AUD $2255 AUD $1825 AUD $1642
    30 May 2020 07 Jun 2020   AUD $2255 AUD $1825 AUD $1642
    13 Jun 2020 21 Jun 2020   AUD $2255 AUD $1825 AUD $1642
    27 Jun 2020 05 Jul 2020   AUD $2255 AUD $1825 AUD $1642
    11 Jul 2020 19 Jul 2020   AUD $2255 AUD $1825 AUD $1642
    25 Jul 2020 02 Aug 2020   AUD $2255 AUD $1825 AUD $1642
    08 Aug 2020 16 Aug 2020   AUD $2255 AUD $1825 AUD $1642
    22 Aug 2020 30 Aug 2020   AUD $2255 AUD $1825 AUD $1642
    05 Sep 2020 13 Sep 2020   AUD $2280 AUD $1850 AUD $1665
    19 Sep 2020 27 Sep 2020   AUD $2280 AUD $1850 AUD $1665
    03 Oct 2020 11 Oct 2020   AUD $2280 AUD $1850 AUD $1665

    Map

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