Tour in Sicilia

EXCURSIONS AEOLIAN ISLANDS
  • VOLCANO E LIPARI. Departure at 6,00 – return at 21,00
  • SALINA E LIPARI. Departure at 6,00 – return at 21,00
  • FILICUDI E ALICUDI. Departure at 6,00 – return at 22,00
  • PANAREA E STROMBOLI BY NIGHT. Departure at 9,00 – return at 0,30
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OGNINA and LA RIVIERA DEI CICLOPI Departure to Catania from the various Hotel/Bed and Breakfast by minibus 9-16 seats. Arrival in Catania and visit of the “Gulf of Ognina” and the “Port of Ulisse” which in the nineteenth century was blocked by the lava. Keep going along coast you will arrive in Acicastello, where it will be possible to visit the castle of 1076, which belonged to Ruggiero di Lauria. Then you will reach Acitrezza, a small fishing town. It is the setting of the famous novel “I Malavoglia” by Giovanni Verga. Here you will see the famous “Faraglioni” or “Scogli dei Ciclopi”. Keep going, you will arrive in Capomulini, another small fishing village, then in Acireale, famous for its historical centre. Here you will visit the “Duomo Square” with its two churches, “Saint Venera Cathedral”, constructed between 1597 and 1618 and places side by side, as to constitute a unique body, to “Saint Peter Basilica”, built in 1600. Not to forget the “Villa Belvedere”, source of pride of the town, with its wonderful sea view. Return to the hotel/B&B in the afternoon. Recommended a bag lunch.
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CATANIA Departure to Catania from the Hotel/Bed and Breakfast by minibus 9-16 seats. Arrival in Catania and visit of the town, which is considered, for its size, the second bigger town of Sicily. It is situated in one of the most fertile zone of the isle. Between the Ionian Sea and Mount Etna and it is only 28 km far from the central crater. Here you will admire the magnificent historical and urban centre as well as its innumerable baroque monuments, such as the imposing “Duomo Square”, the “Biscari Museum”, the “Elephant Palace”, “University Square”, the “Romano Theatre”, the majestic “Ursino Castle”, “Palestro Square”, the “prison of Saint Agata”, “Stesicoro Square”, the wonderful “Bellini Villa”, the magnificent “Massimo Bellini Theatre” and its museum. Return to the hotel/B&B in the afternoon.
Recommended a bag lunch. Customized quote based on the number of participants.

AGRIGENTO and LA VALLE DEI TEMPLI Departure to Agrigento from the various Hotel Bed and Breakfast by minibus 9-16 seats. Agrigento is situated between the little hills which nearly in the shelter of the sea ensue the coastal area situated between the mouths of Platani River and Salso River. Here you will admire the fascinating “Temples Valley” dated back to the fifth century B.C., that is the period of greater majesty of the town. The most important and well-maintained monuments are: the temple of Ercole and the temple of Concordia. The tour will lead you to the Archaeological Museum, where you will admire the remains of ancient civilisations who dominated Sicily. Return to the hotel/B&B in the afternoon. Recommended a bag lunch.
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CALTAGIRONE and PIAZZA ARMERINA Departure to Caltagirone from the Hotel/Bed and Breakfast by minibus 9-16 seats. Arrival in Caltagirone, famous for its pottery from different historical periods, dated back to the fourth and fifth century B.C. (situated in the “Museum of the Pottery” inside the “City Villa”). Visit of the several monuments of this town: the “Stairs of Saint Maria of Mount”, “Saint Giacomo Church”, Saint Nicolò Church”, the “Monastery of Saint Giorgio” and “Saint Francesco of Assisi Church”. Keep going, you will arrive in Piazza Armerina, where you will visit the famous “Villa of Casale”, dated back to the third/fourth century A.C., famous for its mosaics. Return to the hotel/B&B in the afternoon. Recommended a bag lunch.
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GIARDINI NAXOS and ALCANTARA GORGES Departure to Giardini Naxos from the various Hotel/Bed and Breakfast by minibus 9-16 seats. This tour will give you the opportunity to visit the small town of Giardini Naxos, famous for its beaches. Nearby, for history-lovers, it is also possibile to visit “Cape Schisò”, where you can admire the archaeological excavations and visit the museum. The tour will continue so as to reach the characteristic “Alcantara Gorges”, where you can go down at the level of the river, on foot or by lift. It is adviseable to equipe one’s own self with gumboots. It is possible to rent them at the entrance of the Gorges, to go up along the river for about 150 m, where water is deep at most 80 cm, in order to admire the gorges that the river has dug in the lava over the years. Return to the hotel/B&B in the afternoon. Recommended a bag lunch.
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SIRACUSA-ORTIGIA and NOTO Departure to Siracusa from the various Hotel/Bed and Breakfast by minibus 9-16 seats. Arrival in Siracusa, a splendid and ancient Greek town of the southern Sicily, whose most interesting places to visit can be found in its archaelogical area. There are: the Ear of Dionysius, the Roman Amphitheatre and the spectacular Greek Theatre, they are authentic vestiges of Greek civilization. It will continue visiting the island of Ortigia with its Cathedral, the Historic Center, the Source Aretusea, the Temple of Apollo and Greek Walls. Then you will leave the classicism of Siracusa to reach Noto, famous for its splendid baroque, whose architecture is particularly emphasized from its calcareous stone, which is precious, compact and well-worked; you will visit the town and the Civic Museum. Return to the hotel/B&B in the afternoon. Recommended a bag lunch.
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TAORMINA and CASTELMOLA Departure toTaormina from the various Hotel/Bed and Breakfast by minibus 9-16 seats. Arrival in Taormina and visit of this touristic small town, famous all over the world for its position, its lovely view and for its monuments, the “Greek Theatre” in particular. You will leave Taormina to go on to Castelmola, a small and characteristic town situated on a calcareous hilltop. Once arrived in Belvedere S.Antonio square, through a staircase, you will reach the castle, situated on the higher point of the town, where you can admire its remains dated back to the sixteenth century as well as a splendid panorama. Return to the hotel/B & B in the afternoon. Recommended a bag lunch.
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