Sicily, Crossroads of the Mediterranean

Day 1 : Fly to Catania • Syracuse
Fly to Catania and transfer to Syracuse. Stay at Grande Albergo Alfeo (or similar) for 2 nights. (D)
 
Day 2 : Syracuse • Ortygia
Morning tour of the Roman amphitheatre and the great Hellenistic theatre, one of the most important examples of an ancient amphitheatre. Visit the archaeological museum to see artefacts from the city and the rest of the island. Drive to the island of Ortygia, the historical centre of Syracuse, to visit the cathedral and the Temple of Apollo. Continue to the Church of Saint Lucia alla Badia to see the Martydom of Santa Lucia by Caravaggio. Visit the Museum of Syracuse Art Medieval to Modern in Palazzo Bellomo to see sculptures and paintings. By special arrangement, tour the Palazzo Borgia and learn about its history over a glass of prosecco. (B)
 
Day 3 : Piazza Armerina • Agrigento
Morning drive to Piazza Armerina to see the Unesco-listed Villa Romana del Casale. One of the grandest late-Roman country houses ever discovered, the villa has more than 50 rooms and beautiful mosaics. After lunch in a local restaurant, drive to Agrigento and stay 2 nights at Dioscuri Bay Palace (or similar). (B, L)
 
Day 4 : Agrigento
In the morning, visit the Valley of the Temples, one of the most atmospheric sites of the ancient world with two almost complete Doric temples. Next, visit the archaeological museum, which introduces the splendours of ancient Akragas and offers an insight into the life of the Greek settlers. Afternoon at leisure. (B)
 
Day 5 : Selinunte • Erice • Palermo
In the morning, depart to the Archaeological Park of Selinunte, the largest in the Mediterranean area with impressive temples and an acropolis. After lunch in a local farmhouse, proceed to Erice, a medieval town with several important churches and fortified walls. Visit the Antonio Cordici Municipal Museum to see archaeological finds and paintings. Drive to Palermo and stay 2 nights at Mercure Palermo Excelsior (or similar). (B, L)
 
Day 6 : Monreale • Palermo
In Palermo visit the magnificent Norman-Arab cathedral, the Palatine Chapel – located within the Norman palace and covered in Byzantine influenced mosaics. Visit La Martorana church and drive to Monreale to see the Norman cathedral. Founded in 1172, it is considered the pinnacle of achievement in Norman-Arab art. (B)
 
Day 7 : Cefalù • Taormina
Drive to Cefalù, a charming coastal town and former fishing village that is also home to a breathtaking Norman cathedral with dazzling mosaics. Take a stroll through the city centre to the cathedral and the medieval washhouse. Visit Museum Mandralisca to see a fine collection of art and artefacts. Proceed to Taormina and stay 2 nights at Hotel Villa Diodoro (or similar). (B)
 
Day 8 : Mount Etna • Taormina
Morning excursion to Mount Etna, the highest active volcano in Europe (weather permitting). Ascend the volcano to visit the extinct Silvestri craters at 2,000 metres above sea level and for panoramas of the Ionian Sea. Return to Taormina to visit the Roman odeon and the Graeco-Roman theatre. (B, D)
 
Day 9: Departure
Day at leisure in the elegant resort town of Taormina. Transfer to Catania for your flight to your next destination. (B)
 
As per itinerary :- B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner.
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 Signature Experiences
  • Explore the Valley of the Temples
  • See the Palatine Chapel and its unparalleled Byzantine mosaics
  • Drive to the top of Mount Etna
  • Exclusive tour of a private palazzo
 
 What's included
  • International flights (and domestic flights if applicable)
  • Accommodation, Itinerary & meal basis as described
  • Local Transfers in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Fully escorted by an English-speaking guide throughout
  • Entrance fees unless otherwise stated
 
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 Payments
  • 80 days or more before date of departure: 25% of total cost
  • 79 - 40 days before date of departure: 50% of total cost
  • 39 - 20 days before date of departure: 100% of total cost
Important: The booking stands liable to be cancelled if 100% payment is not received 20 days prior to departure date and received amount will be fully forfeited.
 
 Cancellation
If you Cancel your Holiday
You or any member of your party may cancel their travel arrangements at any time. Written notification or an e-mail to that effect from the person who made the booking must be received at our office. The cancellation charges applicable are as per the published cancellation policy below:
 
Cancellation charges per person
  • 80 days or more before date of departure: 25% of total cost
  • 79 - 60 days before date of departure: 50% of total cost
  • 59 - 20 days before date of departure: 75% of total cost
  • 19 - 1 days before date of departure: 100% of total cost
If we change or cancel your holiday
  • We do plan the arrangements in advance. It is unlikely that we will have to make any changes to your travel arrangements.
  • Occasionally, we may have to make changes and we reserve the right to do so at any time. If there are any changes, we will advise you of them at the earliest possible date.
  • We also reserve the right under any circumstances to cancel your travel arrangements by assigning reasons to you.
  • If we are unable to provide the booked travel arrangements due to reasons beyond our control (e.g. bad weather):We shall first try to offer alternative dates for the tour if the tour hasn’t already commenced.
  • If the tour has already commenced, then we shall refund the booking price/fee charged to you on a pro-rata basis depending on the portion of the tour utilized by you.
  • In all circumstances, however, our liability shall be limited to refunding to you the price we charged as tour fees.
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Our specially trained tour guides and drivers take care of your comfort and safety during the whole trip. Mostly we organise private tours to India and do not club our clients to other groups. We make sure that our solo women travelers, experience Authentic India in a comfortable, safe environment, where each day of travel provide you memorable experience and you would like to travel again with HolidaysAt. Safety measurements we take on specially for women travelers.

  • HolidaysAt provide fully escorted tour packages specially for womens.
  • We consider special care about our women / traveler security during your tour package.
  • All the tours are specifically designed keeping your security in mind.
  • We planned tours that include a balance of activities and leisure time along with carefully selected destinations.
  • Still you feel uncomfortable at any place, contact your dedicated manager and he will take care of everything, so that you can enjoy your trip.
 Disabled / Senior Citizen Persons :
 
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  • We consider special care about Disabled / Senior Citizen traveler security during the tour.
  • All the tours are specifically designed keeping your challenges in mind.
  • We planned tours that include a balance of activities and leisure time along with carefully selected destinations.
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Accomodation for your comfort
  Dioscuri Bay Palace - Agrigento
  Grande Albergo Alfeo - Syracuse(Sicily)
  Hotel Mercure Palermo Excelsior - Palermo(Sicily)
  Hotel Villa Diodoro - Taormina(Sicily)
 
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