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7 Day Sicilian Escape

Discover the remarkable culture & history of Sicily!
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7 Day Sicilian Escape

CruisePlus Land Offer

Palermo to Taormina Riviera

November 10, 2019

Globus Land Tour

Escape to Sicily for seven days of beauty, cuisine, and history—without the crowds, you’d find in the high season. Begin in Palermo and meet your Tour Director and travelling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel. Spend the following day on a guided sightseeing tour of Palermo’s ornate Piazza Bellini and Capo Market. See the stunning baroque features of the Church of the Immacolata, and visit the historic Palermo Cathedral. Enjoy the panoramic view of the Conca d’Oro in Monreale, and visit the 12th-century Norman Cathedral with its treasured byzantine mosaics.

Highlights

  • See 50,000 square feet of Byzantine mosaics at the 12th century Norman Cathedral
  • Enjoy a guided tour through the gigantic Greek structures in the Valley of Temples
  • Visit the historic center of Catania and taste some local delicacies

What we are Including

  • Roundtrip international airfare
  • Roundtrip airport transfers
  • 7-day guided tour
  • 6 nights of superior accommodations
  • Full buffet breakfast daily, 3 three-course dinners with wine including a welcome dinner in Palermo and a farewell dinner in Taormina
  • Daily guided sightseeing with certified local guides & admission fees
  • Motorcoach Transportation with Free Wi-Fi on board
  • Taxes
  • Ask us about extending your vacation in Italy!
  Package Price
Vancouver $2398pp
Toronto $2099pp

*Ask us about your gateway!

All pricing is per person, based on double occupancy and in CAD

Itinerary

Palermo to Taormina Riviera

DAY 1 ARRIVE IN PALERMO, ITALY
Welcome to Palermo! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and travelling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel. Dinner
DAY 2 PALERMO
Guided sightseeing features the ornate Piazza Bellini, Capo Market, the baroque Church of the Immacolata, and a visit to the CATHEDRAL. In Monreale, enjoy a panoramic view of the Conca d’Oro and a visit to the 12th-century NORMAN CATHEDRAL, famous for its 50,000 square feet of precious Byzantine mosaics. Breakfast
DAY 3 PALERMO–AGRIGENTO
Arrive in Agrigento, where your Local Guide will take you for a spectacular walk through the magnificent VALLEY OF TEMPLES. Even travelers who have visited Athens and Delphi are awed by the gigantic yet graceful Greek structures that miraculously survived 24 centuries of tormented history. Breakfast Dinner
DAY 4 AGRIGENTO–PIAZZA ARMERINA–SYRACUSE
Drive to Piazza Armerina and visit the impressive VILLA ROMANA DEL CASALE, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Admire the largest and most complex collection of Roman mosaics in the world, including the famous “bikini girls.” Stay overnight in Syracuse, the birthplace of the mathematician Archimedes. Breakfast
DAY 5 SYRACUSE–CATANIA–TAORMINA RIVIERA
Enter the ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE for a guided visit of the 5th-century-BC Greek Theater, the Garden of Paradise, the Ear of Dionysus, the Altar of Hieron II, the Roman Amphitheater, and the Cordmaker’s Cave. Continue to Catania and enjoy some free time in its historic center. You will be treated to an ARANCINO TASTING. An arancino is a fried stuffed rice ball, one of Sicily’s most famous street foods. Spend the next two nights on the Taormina Riviera. Breakfast
DAY 6 TAORMINA RIVIERA
In the morning enjoy an included excursion to MOUNT ETNA, the largest active volcano in Europe, followed by an orientation of hill-top Taormina. In the evening, a farewell dinner awaits at a local restaurant, the proper way to say, “Arrivederci, Sicilia!” Breakfast Dinner
DAY 7 TAORMINA RIVIERA
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (The nearest airport is Catania.)
 Breakfast

Globus: Offering a World of Travel Opportunity

Globus family of brands is a group of escorted tour, river cruise and independent travel companies that are dedicated to handling all the small details of your vacation. This leaves you to explore more and create lifelong memories. Each brand under the Globus family umbrella has a unique approach to travel suiting the needs of every traveller. Globus believe every journey tells a story. They have envisioned the perfect vacation for you. Providing opportunities to experience great hotels, amazing food, incredible sightseeing and, above all, creating memories that would last several lifetimes! On a Globus fully escorted tour, professionals handle all the details, logistics and scheduling leaving nothing but the journey for you.

Cosmos: Affordable Travel, Priceless Experiences

Cosmos specializes in turning travel dreams into reality for everyone. Cosmos offers savvy, value-minded travellers the most affordable travel packages to the most captivating destinations in the world. No other travel company matches the expertise and on-trip experiences with a great mix of included excursions and independent exploration opportunities all for unsurpassed value.

Experience Hosted Travel with Monograms

Monograms put all of the planning and coordinating into all-in-one vacation packages. A package that ensures you won’t find yourself forced into the unknown. An award-winning travel company, Monograms provides a choice of hotels, included transportation, and sight-seeing – and most importantly, a Monograms Local Host. Monograms invites you to travel the world independently, with expert help.

Avalon Waterways: Exquisite River Cruise Journeys

Avalon Waterways delivers river cruising from a unique point of view. Aboard Avalon’s elegant and innovative ships, travellers see the worlds villages, vineyards, and vibrant cities from the perspective of its legendary waterways. With the inclusion of award-winning land programs led by expert local guides at port, Avalon travellers are immersed in their destinations.

Pricing is subject to change anytime without notice and may not be reflected immediately on this page. This deal was last updated on Jul 23, 2019 @ 4:12 pm
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