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4 Days/3 Nights
4 days tour visiting Catania, Syracuse the cities and the gardens
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  Colored water lilies, water hyacinths and lotus flowers, with the return of spring are ready to give life to the incredible spectacle of color fragrant blooms. In the coming months old Palaces and country houses will open their private gates to offer visitors the unique experience in their jewel gardens located between Catania and Siracusa, two cities that offer an interesting itinerary through the places of the Baroque and beyond
 
  FROM: $969.00 - Land only (starting price p/p in dbl room)
 
  Valid: May- October 2016

Departure dates: on request

 
  PACKAGE INCLUDES
  • Transportation by de Luxe motorcoach
  • 2 overnights in Catania at 4 stars hotel
  • 1 overnight in Syracure at 4 stars hotel
  • 3 Italian Buffet Breakfast
  • Half day private tour in Catania with English speaking guide
  • 2 Full day private tours in the countryside with English speaking guide
  • visit to Le Stanze in Fiore garden with light lunch
  • visit Giardini di Biviere with light lunch
  • Half day tour in Syracuse


Not Included
  • Villasmundo gardens
  • meals (except breakfasts and lunches in the gardens)
  • porteragecity taxes


 
  ITINERARY
  • DAY 1: Catania a Niura: We get acquainted with the Black City - Catania, renowned for the dark stone of Etna, with an extensive private tour.tour. Overnight at hotel
  • DAY 2: the second day is dedicated to the gardens of Canalicchio . The Stanze in Fiore " blossoming Rooms" are the winner of the third prize of Great Italian gardens for the highest level of service, good governance and care, for us the are unique for their charme. It will be Ms. Rossella Pezzino de Geronimo herself who will lead us to the discovery of the contemporary garden around his villa Nineteenth-century countryside. At the end of the tour, it is scheduled a tantalizing "light lunch" inside the house. After lunch, we continue with the visit of Catania botanical gardens created in 1858. The day ends at the Palazzo Biscari, one of the oldest baroque buildings in Catania. Overnight at hotel
  • DAY 3: After breakfast we leave Catania for the countryside and Syracuse. The third day will be dedicate to the BIVIERE gardens . The owner, Princess Borghese, will guide us around and during our visit will tell us all the legends and myths that surround the place. After a quick lunch at the palace, we move to Villasmundo to visit an impressive Arabic garden (optional) Overnight at hotel in Syracuse
  • DAY 4: The last day will be dedicated to the visit of Syracuse. The picturesque island of Ortigia, the oldest part of the city, connected to the mainland by three bridges, has always been a crossroads of cultures: we will enjoy the Baroque facade of the Duomo, one of the most beautiful churches in Sicily, and ancient Greece in the columns of the temple of Athena that lie within it. In the nearby church of Saint Lucia it is then preserved a beautiful painting by Caravaggio; another, by Antonello da Messina, is located in the Palazzo Bellomo instead. Only after admiring the major sites our tour end.

 
  HOTELS
  • Catania: Hotel Mercure****S
  • Syracuse: Hotel Mercure****S
 
  SPECIALLY SELECTED TOURCRAFTERS HOTELS
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