Sicily Walking Tour- SWT18
Number of Days: 8
Come and join this Walking Tour in Sicily! This tour visits highlights such as HD TOUR on the Madonie Park, Taormina, Parco dei Nebrodi, Agrigento, Caltanissetta, Cathedral of Monreale and Valle dei Templi !
8 DAY ITINERARY
Commences Palermo – October 2018. Day 1: PALERMO - MONREALE
Arrival on the first time of afternoon.. max 1 pmmeeting point with bus and visit of Monreale Cathetral (no guide and not escort)The cathedral of Monreale, which was built after the Palatine Chapel in Palermo and after the cathedral of Cefalù, represents an arrival point in a century characterised by continental insular Norman constructions. Overnight stay at Farm House.
Day 2: CEFALU
Visit of one farm and cheese tasting included. In the afternoon departure to Cefalu'. Visit to CEFALU. Overnight stay at Farm House
Day 3: MADONIE ARISE - GANGI- GIOIS MAREA
Meeting pint with the Naturalistic guide and walking tour HD TOUR to the Madonie Park : encompasses nearly 90,000 acres of natural landscape in the northern part of central Sicily.The peaks of the highest mountain of Sicily allow you to admire one of the most beautiful island embracing a large portion of Sicily and reflect upon the sea which stands clear in front of Cefalu.In the Madonie arise where are some of the most beautiful villages in Italy: Gangi, Geraci Siculo and Petralia Soprana, which offer unique past and breathtaking landscapes In the afternoon visit of GANGI Most Beautiful Villages of Sicily.
A long historical tradition identifies Gangi as the heir of the legendary Engyon town. Worth a visit to the Castle of Ventimiglia and the Palace Mocciaro. Overnight accommodation Agriturismo.
Day 4: THE PARK OF NEBRODI AND ALCANTARA
Parco dei Nebrodi, an area over 85,000 hectares, guarantees to be the largest protected area in all of Sicily, occupying a large territory that runs from St Stephen's di Camastra to the northern slopes of Etna, and incorporating as many as 24 municipalities.It is a very rich and impressive natural landscape, with Mount Soro standing as the highest peak in the park at 1850 meters: from here the view is breath-taking, with Mount Etna and the Aeolian Islands behind, which can be seen looking north. The low population of the area has allowed the preservation of the natural habitat of the area.Overnight Terra Alcantara.B
Day 5: ETNA AND TAORMINA
Extraordinary in its combination of the volcanic environment, snowy landscapes in winter time and vegetation typicalof the Mediterranean, Mount Etna enthralls those lucky enough to visit. Established in 1987 by the Region of Sicily, Mount Etna Park contains many species of plants and animals, 20 municipalities and a natural setting of exceptional beauty. Departure to Taormina. Visit of Taormina which is most popular summer destination, a chic resort town beloved of holidaying high-rollers and visiting celebs. And while it is unashamedly touristy and has a main street lined with high-end designer shops, the town remains an achinglybeautiful spot with gorgeous medieval churches, a stunning Greek theatre and sweeping views. Accommodation Agriturismo Terra of Alcantara.B
Day 6: VILLA ARMERINA & AGRIGENTO
Departure to Agrigento. During this trip in the heart of Sicily you can visit Caltanissetta. The city offers sites of both historical and naturalistic interest as well as a much appreciated cuisine where especially renowned is the sweet almond torrone.
STOP IN VILLA ARMERINA (Taormina- 2 Hours) - entrance tkt not included). The Villa Romana del Casale (Sicilian: Villa Rumana dû Casali) is a Roman villa urbana built in the first quarter of the 4th century and located about 3 km outside the town of Piazza Armerina. It contains the richest, largest and most complex collection of Roman mosaics in the world and has been designated as one of 49 UNESCO sites. Departure to CALTANISSETA (60 KM- 1 HOUR) The city's roots are sowed deep in history, showcasing archaeological finds and splendid castles scattered all over its territory. Its history has undergone numerous transitions between the Greek, Roman, Norman, Swabian, Anjou, Aragonese and Castilian rules - all having left theirimprint. After visiting Caltanissetta, you will stop if there is time, a farm of NougatCaltanisseta Agrigento km 55- h. 1,20. Arrival in Agrigento. Overnight at an BB in hotel.B
Day 7: SELINUTE- PALERMO
Breakfast and visit of Agrigento.In the afternoon, visit of Valle dei Templi, one of southern Europe's most compelling archaeological sites.The highlight is the stunning Tempio della Concordia, one of the bestpreserved Greek temples in existence and one of a series built on a ridge to act as beacons for homecoming sailors. In The afernoon departure to Selinute (km 100 - h. 1,30) - not included the entrance Overnight Hotel Palermo.B
Day 8: PALERMO
Breakfast _ visit of Palermo in the morning alone and departure.
Sicily Walking Tour- SWT18
Palermo to Palermo
BUS GT , PARKING, VAT, CITY TAX FOR ALL TOURDRIVER COSTS (SLEEP AND EAT INCLUDED IN THE PRICES
)NATURAL GUIDE 2 HD + 1 FD7
BB IN HOTEL LIKE A PROGRAM
1 CHEESE TASTING
1 VISIT OF FARM OF VILLA DAFNE
1 HD TOUR GUIDE IN PALERMO
1 HD TOUR GUIDE IN AGRIGENTO
- Please contact for price. Commences October 2018