Exhilarating Sicily

Cefalù

from € 439.00

Your journey at a glance

Enjoy your trip in complete freedom and without missing anything, discover the beauties in this area. With the car you can get where and when you want. We are always with you for any need

     Highlight

  • Wonderfull Cefalù

  • The imposing Madonie Park

  • The Temple valley in Agrigento

  • Tastings of various kinds

  • The amazing Eolien Islands

PALERMO - CEFALÙ - MADONIE PARK - SOLUNTO - AEOLIAN ISLANDS - AGRIGENTO

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Program:

1. day: Benvenuti on the sun island

Arrival at the airport of Palermo. Weolcoming by our representative and transfer to the hotel. In the evening there will be a welcome cocktail in where  our tour guide will give you all the necessary informations. Dinner and overnight. 

2. day: FD excursion Cefalù & Madonie Park

After breakfast drive to Cefalù, the nice medieval town on the north side of the island. Here you visit the Norman cathedral as well as the Arab wash-tub. Then free time to stroll through the beautiful streets of the city and shopping. After lunch, continue to Castelbuono, capital of the Madonie Park, and visit the Castello dei Ventimiglia, with its beautiful baroque chapel dedicated to Saint Anne. Continue to Matrice Vecchia to the beautiful Piazza Margherita. Castelbuono is well-known for its manna products an insight should not be missed here. 

3. day: optional excursion Aeolian Islands

Drive to Milazzo and transfer by hydrofoil to Lipari. It is the largest island and the archipelago is therefore also known as "Aeolian Islands". Already in the Neolithic period, people traded on Lipari with the black volcanic glass flow, the obsidian, from which everything could be beat that needed sharpness: blades, knives, spearheads and hatchets. The pumice mountains are also a product of volcanism. One hundred years ago, pumice quarrying was in full bloom. Today the pumice resembles a sea foam that has solidified to rock. Worth seeing is the citadel above the harbor on the mighty, more than 50 m vertically protruding from the sea rocks. Fascinating from the 12th century. native Norman cloister. (You will visit the Archaeological Museum, which documents the history of the island from daily life to art, as well as the exhibition of terra-cotta theater masks from Greek tragedies and comedies) Alternatively, an island tour can be arranged. Price about € 15.00 per person. Then on to Vulcano, where you take a short walk to the hot springs by the sea. 

4 day: Palermo - Monreale

Markets and Golden beaches

Drive to Monreale, you will be amazed by the cathedral with its splendid Byzantine mosaics, then our guide will guide you through the other sights of the lively seaport of Palermo, such as: the Cathedral, the Palatine Chapel in the Norman Palace and the Church of San Giovanni degli Eremiti. From here all becomes colourful: take a stroll through one of the historic markets of Palermo, Vucciria, Ballarò o. Capo, which after "FORBES" is the capital of street food in Italy and defined among the 5 most important in the world.

In the afternoon, a walk on the beach promenade of Mondello is in the program, a granita with freshly squeezed lemons should not be missing, a good café or cappuccino or a glass of fresh beer or wine, has the same beneficial effect on the sea on the golden beach of Mondello ,

 

In the short form of the trip, the departure or onward journey to the combination hotel on the 5th day is provided.

5 day: day at leisure 

Optional excursion between castles, cheese and wine,

Driving in the mountains to Caccamo, here is one of the most beautiful Medieval castles of the island you will visit. To the west, in the cheese-street Sicily, numerous dairies are located in the Tumarrano valley, one of them you will visit and let you in the secrets of the Sicilian cheese art inaugurate. A sample of the delicacies, as fresh ricotta, mozzarella, fresh country bread and a glass of wine can not be missing here. You cross the typical mountain villages in a bizarre mountain landscape, until you reach Santo Stefano di Quisquina, here is the Abbey of St. Rosalia, nestled in a beautiful nature reserve. Which you will visit after a walk. An abandoned anthropological museum has been created from the abandoned abbey. 

6 day : HD Bagheria - Solunto

The construction of Villa Butera (1658) is officially considered the birth of today's city of Bagheria. Salvatore Branciforte, grandson of the founder Giuseppe Branciforte initiated in 1769 the first urban planning. Thus, a village was built around the still central church Chiesa Matrice around. The Bagheria unique component of urban development, however, is the construction of many villas by other Sicilian noble families who moved from Palermo in the surrounding area. Next to Solunto, we visit the excavation cities in Santa Flavia on the Monte Catalfano. Archaeological finds and coins show that Solunto is at the intersection of the Greek and the Phoenician-Carthaginian cultu

7 day: FD Temple Valley of Agrigento

Drive to Agrigento the World Heritage City, which Pindar described as the "Most Beautiful City of Mortals". You take a walk through the Valley of the Temples and see, among other things. Hera, Concordia, Zeus, Castor and Pollux temples and the Temple of Heracles, which will seduce you into the mythical city of antiquity. Lunch break at the sea how about a pick Nick, in a lonely bay ?? Numerous are the KM long golden sandy beaches in the south of the island, or you want a good restaurant on the beach promenade, your RL leads you to! 

8 day : Transfer to Catania airport

Depending on departure, you can visited the city of Catania.

5 - 8 days

Min 2 partecipants

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Services:

      INCLUDED​
 

  • rental car group B (standard insurance)

  • English speaking tour guides on arrival and departure and the excursions.

  • Welcome drink

  • 5 or 7 nights in Good 3\4*  Hotel

  • 5 or 7 X half board three course dinner without drinks

  • Extended breakfast buffet

  • 1 Free for tour leader from 21 paying guests by gruops

  • Taxes and tour operators Liability insurance with Europ Assistance.

    NOT INCLUDED

     

  • Parking and highway fees

  • Extra Meals;

  • Extras in general

  • Everything was not included in the price
     

  • Single room supplement € 80.00

Bookable Extras

  • Bike rental normal road bikes, e-bikes
    Tandems or mountain bikes. Prices from € 10.00

  • Boat trips different types. from 01.04. possible until 30.10.2019. 7 hours approx. € 45.00

  • Excellent agricultural productions visit and samples from € 9.80

  • Pistachio production and processing from € 7,80

  • Tastings from € 7.90 - € 50.00 depending on the wines.

  • Cooking classes with subsequent consumption, wine and mineral water inc. € 35.00

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