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Western Sicily Tour
9 days / 8 nights

Day 1: Palermo - Cefalù

Arrival at the Palermo Airport and meeting with our courier. Transfer to hotel,dinner and overnight stay.

Departure to Cefalù, a little town built on a promontory dominated by an imposing shaped head rock, that’s why the ancient Greeks named the city Kephaloidion (head)

Strolling trough its medieval alleys, we will meet the “ Osterio Magno, probably a Norman fortified building where Re Ruggero lived.

Then we will reach Piazza Duomo with its majestical Norman Cathedral decorated with wonderful mosaics: “Chris Pantocrator” is one of the most amazing examples of Byzantine mosaics in Sicily. Then, we wiil admire il “lavatoio medievale”, a “medieval wash-house” carved into a rock. In the afternoon, we could take a bath in the sea. Departure to Palermo, accomodation in hotel, dinner and overnight stay.

 

Day 2: Palermo – Monreale .

After the breakfast, guided visit of Palermo, starting from the Norman Cathedral and the fascinating Palatine Chapel. Then we will reach the historical centre to admire: i Quattro Canti, Piazza Pretoria and its fountain with decorative sculptures. Departure to Monreale where we will take the lunch at restaurant. In the afternoon, visit of the splendid Cloister and the impressive Cathedral, considered as one of the finest example of Norman architecture in Sicily. Return to hotel, dinner and overnight stay.

 

3: day Castellammare del Golfo – San Vito lo Capo

Breakfast at hotel, check out operations and departure to Castellammare del Golfo. We will take a boat trip to admire Faraglioni di Scopello and Riserva dello Zingaro. Lunch on board: Pane “cunzato” ( enriched bread,), first course, second course, fruit,dessert, water and wine. Accomodation in hotel, free time for sea bathing. Cou Cous Dinner at restaurant. Return to hotel and overnight stay.

 

Day 4: Erice - Trapani

After the breakfast and check out operations, departure to Erice, a charming medieval village perched on Mount San Giuliano which overlooks the coast and some of the white salt works. Dinner at restaurant. In the afternoon we will visit the historic centre of the city:Duomo, Balio, Norman Castle.

Departure to Trapani. Accomodation in hotel, dinner and overnight stay.

 

Day 5:Trapani – Marsala

Breakfast and departure to Trapani, visit of Pepoli Museum ( collection of gold,silver Majolica and coral pieces). The tour will continue with the visit of some salt works and The fascinating Salt Museum. Here we can admire the tools used during the Salt making process making and its harvest. Return to hotel,dinner and check out operations . In the afternoon , departure to Marsala.

Tasting of grappa in a distillery. Accomodation in hotel, dinner and overnight stay.

 

Day 6: Segesta - Selinunte

Breakfast, check out operation and departure to Segesta, a city founded by the Elymians. Visit of a well preserved Doric temple, thoughit were built about twenty-six hundred ago, and of Greek Theathre. Departure to Selinunte, accomodation in hotel and lunch. Free timne in the afternoon, dinner and overnight stay.

 

Day 7: Selinunte - Agrigento

After breakfast, we wil visit the the Greek archaeological site of Selinunte,the biggest one in the world. Lunch with typical local dishes such as Castelvetrano black bread, wine and oil. In the afternon free time for sea bathing. Then, we will reach Agrigento, Accomodation in a hotel, dinner and overnight stay.

 

Day 8: Valle dei Templi -Scala dei Turchi

After the breakfast, we will visite the National Archaelogical Museum with its rich collections of Doric pieces. Typical lunch at restaurant. In the afternoon, visit to the Valley of the Temples; here we can admire the Temple of Heracles, Temple of Hera , Temple of Olimpic Jupiter, Temple of Concord. Then, we will visit the Pirandello’s birthplace. Before to reach Palermo, we will stop at Realmonte for a wonderful walk on the Scala dei Turchi, a rocky cliff, jewel of Sicilian coast.

Day 9: Departure

After the breakfast, check out operations and transfer to Airport of Palermo, End of our services

 

 

 

The Price includes

 

  • Welcome of our courier at airport
  • Displacement by Private Luxury Coach/Minivan airport – hotel - airport
  • Guided tours
  • Accommodation: twin-bedroom in  4 stars hotel
  • Welcome Cocktail
  • Full board service
  • Lunches in restaurants
  • Tasting
  • Travel, medical and baggage insurance

 

 

 

The Price doesn’t include:

 

  • Flights (available on request for formed groups)
  • City Tax
  • Tips, extras and personal shopping
  • Entrance tickets
  • Porterage services
  • All not specifically mentioned under “price includes”

 

 

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