Eastern Sicily
Location
All the Year
Avaibility
6 days
Period

THE TOUR

To discover Sicily’s oldest and mysterious, one that stretches from the slopes to the southern tip. A portion of Island divided between an amazing past and a lively present, where the lava rock gives way to the white rock and where, between the blue sea and the blue sky, is placed the most imposing volcano in Europe.

You visit places that you will remain in my heart and scruterai breathtaking horizons can not be contained in a single glance. The beauty of the Baroque most appreciated in the world, recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, it will touch the soul. The mysterious necropolis and the millennial archeological sites will tell fascinating stories never heard before. You’ll travel through time, you will live a magical experience.

You taste the fine wines of the cellars d’Avola and the chocolate of Modica, feel and scent of almond blossom, listen to the voices of the street and you fall asleep lulled by the sound of the sea.

VISITED PLACES Catania, Siracusa, Ragusa, Pantalica, Noto, Ispica, Avola, Caltagirone, Piazza Armerina.
EXPECTED CLIMATE Very hot in summer, mild in spring, cool in autumn and little cold in winter. Rainfall is scarce and concentrated only in the months of January-February. Some of the places visited can be windy or humid.
DRESS CODE Comfortable and light. athletic shoes for hiking, jackets or shawls for windy areas.
TRADITIONAL DISHES TO TASTE
Pasta alla Norma, cannoli with ricotta, the arancino sauce, almond paste, pistachios granita.
INCLUDED
To and from the airport transfers
Movements for the various stages
Overnights in hotels
Guided tours
Tastings
NOT INCLUDED
Intermediate lunches
Forward trip to Catania
Return trip from Catania

 

1

CATANIA – SIRACUSA

After arriving at the airport of Catania begin immediately with the visit of the historical town center, a riding baroque jewel among the mysteries of a past rich in art and a present sparkling, shopping and nightlife. In the evening transfer to Syracuse, hotel accommodation, dinner and overnight.
2

SIRACUSA AND NEARBY

After breakfast at the hotel, it’s off to hike the entire day.
In the morning, guided tour in the beautiful reserve of Pantalica, in the mysterious Necropolis and the Valley of Anapo. After lunch we will an afternoon trip to Palazzolo. Return to the hotel for dinner.
Afterwards, evening stroll in the romantic Ortigia, one of the most admired jewels of Sicily.
3

RAGUSA

Breakfast and then departure for a full day excursion to Dubrovnik. In the morning, guided tour of the city and the enchanting Ragusa. After lunch, excursion to Modica with a visit to the chocolate factory. Return to hotel for dinner and overnight.
4

NOTO, ISPICA, AVOLA

Three envied Sicilian pearls all over the world to see all in one breath. It begins, after breakfast, with Noto. In the morning guided tour of churches and alleys Unesco. In the afternoon they will visit Ispica and Avola, with its famous winery.
5

PIAZZA ARMERINA

Breakfast and departure to visit Morgarina and Piazza Armerina. It will begin with a guided tour of the Old City and its archaeological sites. After lunch we go to the discovery of Caltagirone, a town known for its famous ceramics in all the world, and visit Amerina Square and the beautiful mosaics of Villa Romana del Casale. Return to hotel for dinner and overnight.
6

RETURN

Relaxing day with breakfast and lunch at the hotel. In the afternoon departure for the return.

Noto
Il barocco di Catania
Tonnara
Ortigia
Pantalica
Piazza Armerina
Modica
Ispica
Etna

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