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
The imposing Etna
Enna the navel of Sicily
Tastings of various kinds
The mosaics of Piazza armerina
CATANIA - ETNA - SIRACUSA - TAORMINA - ENNA - PIAZZA ARMERINA
01. day: Benvenuti on the sun island
Arrival at the airport of Catania Reception by our representative and transfer to the hotel.
02. day: The Alcantara and the wine route of Etna
A "route" between characteristic dry stone walls of black lava rock and inexhaustible landscapes, between vineyards, orchards and citrus groves, past Medieval castles, picturesque Etna villages and ancient wineries: In this road are numerous wineries that use modern methods in complete respect of tradition to open their doors to visitors who want to get to know the endless secrets of the grape. Our drive will take you from your hotel to Piedimonte Etneo and Linguaglossa, with its quaint town center, and close to some of Etna's most prestigious wineries. In one of these we will enjoy a wine tasting. Then continue to Castiglione di Sicilia with its medieval cityscape, the castle ruins and numerous churches,
03. day: Free
04. day: Etna the summit
You drive through lemon and orange plantations with unique landscape panoramas to the largest active volcano in Europe, the Etna. The journey takes you to the "Silvestri crater" at about 2,000 m. Height. From here optional with the cable car at 2,600 m. or jeeps up to approx. 3,000 m. to arrive (price approx. € 65.00). Numerous are the hiking trails to explore here. In the afternoon, continue to Taormina. Visit to the ancient theater Optional and stroll through the medieval streets.
In the short form of the trip, the departure or onward journey to the combination hotel on the 5th day is provided.
05. day: Enna - Pergusa - Piazza Armerina
Drive to Enna "the navel of Sicily" that it is in the center of the island; From here you can enjoy a magnificent panoramic view of the whole island from the Lombard Castle or the Ceres rocks. Via the Mythical Pergusa Lake, where once Ceres was abducted, you reach Piazza Armerina. Here you will visit the Roman Villa del Casale, which presumably served as the luxurious country house of a member of the Roman aristocracy, which in turn is a World Heritage Site of the first order. The floors of the 40 rooms are covered with almost completely preserved mosaics, covering a total area of about 3,000 square meters. The roofing and the mosaics were released to the public in 2014 after many years of restoration work.
06. day: Excursion Catania - Syracuse
Syracuse the largest and most powerful city of the Greek era. Here you will first visit the archaeological area, see the "Latomie del Paradiso" and the "Grotta dei Cordari" and the ear of Dionisus, the theater, the sacrificial altar of the Hieron and the Roman amphitheater. In Ortigia, visit the historic center of Syracuse and take a walk to the Arethusa Spring, the Duomo and the Temple of Apollo.
07. day: The Cyclops Coast and Catania
Through beautiful landscapes along the slopes of the volcano, you will reach Acireale, a beautiful public garden with a beautiful view of the sea. From here, walk to Piazza Duomo, with its graceful façade. Continue to Acitrezza where according to legend, once Odysseus blinded the Polyphemus and this with huge stones after him threw that you are allowed to take photographs today. Your guide will teach you the geological features of the basalt formations rising from the sea. They are among the most interesting phenomena of volcanic origin in the area of Etna.
08. day: Arrivederci Sicilia
After breakfast and depending on your flighttime, transfer to the airport.
5 - 8 days
Min 2 partecipants
rental car group B (standard insurance)
English speaking tour guides on arrival and departure and the excursions.
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.
Parking and highway fees
Extras in general
Everything was not included in the price
Single room supplement € 80.00
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.
Cable car to Taormina € 8.00
Jeep excursions, from € 35,00
Cooking classes with subsequent consumption, wine and mineral water inc. € 35.00
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