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7 Days/6 Nights
Sicily and working your way up the boot and end in Rome
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  This incredible tour starts out in Palermo and ventures thru- out Sicily and up the HEEL of the boot in Calabria. The beautiful scenery doesnt stop there, you will experience breathtaking views in the Amalfi Coast and end your tour in ROME. Picture perfect memories that last a lifetime. This tour can be reversed ask us for more details.
 
  FROM: $1,905.00 - Land only (per person)
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  Valid: April 20- October 19,2015 - Monday Departures

Departure dates: Apr 20May11,25June15 July 6,27 Aug 31 Sept 7,14,21,28 Oct 5,

 
  PACKAGE INCLUDES
  • 6 Nights in 4* hotels
  • Buffet Breakfast Daily
  • Half-board accommodation from the dinner of the first day to the breakfast of the last day
  • Transportation on deluxe motorcoach or minivan accordingly to the number of participants
  • Assistance of Spanish and English language tour guide
  • Local guides for visits in Palermo, Agrigento and Pompei
  • VAT


Not Included
  • Transfers airport-hotel-airport.
  • Drinks during meals.
  • Full board
  • Entrance fees.
  • CITY TAX in some cities to be paid locally by the client
  • Tips, extras and anything not specifically mentioned in the program


 
  ITINERARY
  • DAY 1: Monday: Palermo Arrival at Palermo airport. Transfer to the hotel by your own. Meet the participants at the hotel. Dinner and overnight.
  • DAY 2: Tuesday: Palermo, Monreale, Agrigento Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning, visit to the city of Palermo including the Palatine Chapel, the Cathedral of Palermo, Monreale Cathedral and Cloister. Lunch on your own. In the afternoon departure to Agrigento. "The most beautiful city of mortals". Agrigento a hillside town famous for its magnificent Valley of the Temples, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy a guided tour of the valley, dating back to the 5th century B.C. The poet Pindar described the site as the most beautiful city built by mortal men, The Doric style temples, all constructed within a century, face east, a standard criteria for both Greek and Roman temples so the statue of the god housed in each temple faced the rising sun. The best temple is that of Concordia (similar in design to the Partenon in Athens) which is an almost perfectly preserved condition. Your local guide will highlight the history and architecture of Concordia and of the other temples that are part of this archaeological treasure-trove.Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.
  • DAY 3: Wednesday: Agrigento - Piazza Armerina  Syracuse Breakfast at hotel and departure to Piazza Armerina to visit the Villa Romana del Casale, famous for its more than 3500 square meters of well preserved mosaics. Departure to Syracuse. Free time for lunch. Time at leisure to visit the archaeological area including the Greek theater Latomie, etc, as well as visit to Ortigia, historical center baroque city. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
  • DAY 4: Thursday: Syracuse-Taormina-Reggio Calabria Tropea Area Breakfast at the hotel. Departure for Taormina. Free visit to the Greco-Roman Theatre. Continue to Reggio Calabria. Free time for lunch and tour of the magnificent Riace Bronzes. Departure to the Tropea area. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
  • DAY 5: Friday: Tropea area  Pompeii  Sorrento Breakfast at hotel and free time to visit the old town of Tropea and enjoy this beach resort. Departure to Pompeii and stop en route for lunch (not included). Arrival to Pompeii, where we will visit the excavations of this famous city which was completely buried by an eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD Departure to Sorrento. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
  • DAY 6: Saturday: Sorrento - Capri  Sorrento Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the port of to board on a Jet foil that takes us to the magnificent island of Capri, place of Roman emperors, that surprises with its landscape of cliffs and caves. Highlights include the Marina Grande and the many scenic spots where you can enjoy spectacular views. Lunch by your own. Return by Jet Foil to Sorrento. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
  • DAY 7: Sunday: Sorrento - Amalfi  Rome Breakfast at the hotel. Visit to the city of Sorrento. Continue to the renowned Amalfi panoramic road which will allow us to admire the famous village of Positano (from the panoramic road). Arrive in Amalfi. City tour. Lunch on route (not included). Continue by bus to Rome. End of the tour in a specific point of Rome. The tour ends at this point and clients will need to have a transfer to the hotel or to the airport (not included in our tours rate).

 
  HOTELS
  • Palermo: Hotel Cristal or similar ****
  • Agrigento: Hotel Kore or similar ****
  • Siracusa: Hotel Il Podere or similar ****
  • Zona de Topea: Hotel Tropis ****
  • Sorrento: GH Vesuvio or similar ****
 
  SPECIALLY SELECTED TOURCRAFTERS HOTELS
All the hotels selected for this package offer you a superior quality: they are charming, well-furnished and ideally located...the best in their category!!!
COMPARE QUALITY, LOCATION AND CATEGORY AND FIND OUT OUR OFFERS ARE SIMPLY THE BEST!!!
 
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