Sicily - Wellness & Culture
From Etna - Catania area
from € 679.00
Your journey at a glance
Your mix between Relax and culture, we have chosen for you, the facilities with the best wellness center in this area, discover the beauties of the territory, let yourself be surprised by the Sicilian perfumes and colors
CATANIA - ETNA - SIRACUSA - TAORMINA - RAGUSA - MODICA - RAGUSA -NOTO
Day 1: Arrival in Catania
Reception at the airport by our asistance and drive to the booked hotel in Etna Area During the welcome drink, before dinner, our tour guide will give you all the necessary information about the trip.
Day 2: Excursion Syracuse.
Drive to Syracuse, After a short coffee break we head to the archaeological area of the Neapolis, we admire the quarries, the Greek theater, the sacrificial altar of Hieron and the Roman amphitheater. In Ortigia, the old town of Syracuse from the 14th century. B.C. visit the Arethusa Spring, the Cathedral and the Temple of Apollo. Dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Etna and Taormina
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 of the
antique theater Optional and stroll through the medieval streets.
Day 4: day at leisure
Numerous are the activities of your hotel which you can enjoy today to the full extent. The hotel offers a wide range of sports and leisure facilities as well as a wellness center (for a fee) with a range of relaxing and therapeutic spa facilities including massages and beauty treatments.
Day 5: Day at leisure
or Optional Excursion Ragusa - Modica - Noto.
Nestled in a splendid land with dry stone walls and carob trees "Kharruba", which is a unique area in the surroundings of Modica and Ragusa, we find the highlights of Sicilian Baroque, first we drive to Ragusa. Here we take a walk through the old town streets of Ragusa Ibla, We see, the impressive San Giorgio Church, a masterpiece by Rosario Gagliardi. On the way back we visit Modica, birthplace of the Nobel Prize winner (1959) Salvatore Quasimodo. The unique location of this city, the stacked houses and churches make Modica one of the most important sights in South-Eastern Sicily. Another special feature of the environment is the chocolate production, numerous are the mostly small businesses that process the noble cocoa. A taste of fine chocolate in its many variants is highly recommended.
Finally, we walk through the Corso of Noto and see the Palazzo Ducezio, the Duomo, the small theater Vittorio Emanuele, the Campanile of the San Carlo church and much more. Dinner and overnight
In the short form of the trip, the departure or onward journey to the combination hotel is scheduled on the 6th day.
Day 6: Today is free
Day 7: Wine, honey, pistachios, that are the quality products of the Aetna, what about a tasting?
Day 8: Transfer to the airport
Depending on departure, the city of Catania can be visited.
5 - 8 days
Min 6 partecipants
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