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Itinerary 8 days/ 7 nights
3 nights in Palermo, 1 night Marsala, 1 night Agrigento, 1 night Syracuse, 1 night Taormina
DAY 1 Arrival
Arrival of the group in Palermo airport. Welcome by the tour escort and transfer to your hotel in the area of Palermo/Monreale, dinner and overnight.
DAY 2 Palermo and Monreale “ the golden Norman age’’
Full day visit of Palermo and Monreale. Visit of the most important monuments, like the Palatin Chapel into the Norman Palace and the Cathedral of Monreale
DAY 3 Cefalù – the charming fishermen’s town
Half day excursion to Cefalù, a charming fishermen’s village on the Tyrrhenian Sea with narrow alleys, a romantic little harbor but also an impressing Norman Cathedral. .
DAY 4 Segesta /Erice / Marsala “ the wine district
Visit of Sicily’s major wine production area. The first stop will be in Segesta. Afterwards we will reach the little medieval town Erice. The journey continues towards Marsala, and a visit to one of the traditional cantinas is a must! overnight in the area between Marsala and Selinunte.
DAY 5 Selinunte & Agrigento
This day is dedicated to one of the periods of major splendor in Sicily: the Greek colonization. Selinunte and the other important remain of the Magna Graecia: Agrigento, the former Akragas, famous for its Valley of the Temples( UNESCO World Heritage).
DAY 6 Piazza Armerina – Syracuse
Leaving the coast, today the journey leads you right into the mountains of central Sicily. Near Piazza Armerina you will visit the famous Villa del Casale, with its mosaic pavements representing either mythological themes as well as scenes of daily life. Then continue to the most important Greek colony in the western Mediterranean “ Syracuse. Dinner and overnight in Syracuse.
DAY 7 Mt. Etna – Taormina
Today you will discover Europe’s highest active volcano: Mt. Etna. In the afternoon time on leisure in Taormina for a walk through the medieval center, for enjoying the view from the Greek-roman theatre or also for some shopping in the small boutiques. Dinner and overnight in the area of Taormina.
DAY 8 Departure
Breakfast and free time until departure from Catania Airport.