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Sicily Vip Self Tour: Palermo + Syracuse 7 days

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Visiting alone with your local guide specializing in architecture and history makes a wonderful region like Sicily unique - Overnights in Hotel 4 stars - With 6 pax we can add also the minubus with driver : on request the cost BOOKING CONDITIONS: To book you must ask (for availability indicating the date of the trip you want to do and how many people you are After receiving our confirmation you have to pay 20% The balance must reach us 30 days before departure. CANCELLATION POLICE If you cancel up to 30 days before, you lose the 20% deposit. from 29 days before to 4 days before you pay 80% of penalty. from 3 days to 100% of the travel penalty
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Day 1-2

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Palermo

Day 1-2

Day 1 Palermo Arrival in Palermo Accommodation and overnight at the hotel. FALCOTATIVE SUPPLEMENT € 70.00 : 6.00 pm meeting with our local guide for the WELCOME TOUR This tour is a way to allow yourself an affectionate welcome in Palermo and also an opportunity to present its history, culture, traditions and habits. You will meet a local guide at 18:00 next to the Teatro Massimo, the third most important opera house in Europe. Then you will go to the square known as "Quattro canti" and to Piazza Pretoria, both places are the heart of the old city. The next stop will be the ancient Arab area called Kalsa, where you will see the huge ficus planted in Garibaldi's garden. But this area is also popular for legends and mysteries related to the Spanish inquisition. Finally you will taste a homemade ice cream, to discover some Sicilian flavors Duration: 4 hours Accommodation: 4-star hotel in the center of Palermo, a 20-minute walk from the city's cathedral. Meals: Not Included

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Day 2-3

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Palermo

Day 2-3

WALKING TOUR OF THE CENTER OF HISTORICAL PALERMO WITH LOCAL GUIDE Breakfast at hotel. 9.45 am meeting with the local guide and start of the tour from the main square of the old town, "Quattro canti", where you will see works of art from the Spanish era. Then you go to Piazza Pretoria, where there is the enchanting fountain of shame. This beautiful work of art represents the power and importance of Palermo during the 16th century. The next stop will be the interior of the town hall from which you can enjoy a view of the UNESCO sites, such as the church of San Cataldo, characterized by three red domes, and the Martorana church, the gem of the Arab-Norman style. Then you will walk through the main street of the center, Vittorio Emanuele where the Cathedral is located; it is an example of various architectural styles from remote eras. At the end we go to the Cape market, where we will love the different connections with the Arab culture, and it is also the best place to do street food tastings (OPTIONAL) After the lunch break we visit the precious baroque church "Immaculate Conception ". Finally arrival at the Opera House known as the "Teatro Massimo" Free afternoon: we recommend a visit to the Duolo di Monreale (about 40 min from Palermo) Overnight at Hotel Duration: 3 hours

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Day 3-4

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Trapani

Day 3-4

A visit to TrapanI and Erice or Marsala and Mazzara del Vallo Duration: 8 hours Facoltative guide tours: HD or FD : contact us

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Day 4-5

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Piazza Armerina

Day 4-5

ARMERINA SQUARE- NOTO After breakfast departure for La Villa Romana del Casale in Piazza Armerina, Sicily, it is the supreme example of a late imperial Roman luxury villa and symbolizes the use of the territory by the Romans as the center of the large property on which it was based the rural economy of the Western Empire. Visit and free lunch (we recommend the farmhouse restaurant in Piazza Armerina) Afternoon departure for Noto: accommodation and overnight in hotel Duration: 8 hours Facolative guide tours : Hd or Fd

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Day 5-6

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Noto

Day 5-6

At 9.00 am FREE visit to Noto. Called the "Capital of the Baroque", in 2002 its historic center was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO - external visits: Porta Reale, Church of Santa Chiara and Convent of the Benedictines, Cathedral of Noto, Palazzo Nicolaci During the visit we recommend a stop in a patisserie for the tasting of the famous Sicilian cannoli Lunch and afternoon free Overnight at Hotel Duration: 8 hours Facoltative guide tours: Hd or Fd

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Day 6-7

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Syracuse

Day 6-7

SYRACUSE: VISIT WITH LOCAL GUIDE After breakfast departure for Syracuse. 10.00 am meeting with the local guide in Ponte Umbertino, one of the two bridges that connect the island of Sicily with the island of Ortigia, the historic center of Syracuse. Here the guide will welcome you and introduce you to the history of the city. After crossing the bridge, you will stop in front of the temple of Apollo, the oldest Doric temple in Sicily, and in Piazza Archimede, named after the illustrious Syracusan scientist who lived in the third century BC. You will continue to Piazza Duomo, where you will admire the cathedral and the church of Santa Lucia alla Badia, and eventually you will find yourself in Fonte Aretusa, a source of fresh water that overlooks the Grand Port of Syracuse. Our guide, a specialist in classical Greek-Roman archeology, will speak to you not only about art and culture but as a local friend he will make you appreciate the hidden corners of Ortigia and will satisfy your curiosities about the life and traditions of Syracuse. will indicate the restaurant for OPTIONAL lunch in a typical restaurant - Free afternoon _ Overnight at the hotel Duration: 8 hours

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Day 7-8

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Catania

Day 7-8

CATANIA. Return home. We recommend a free morning visit to Catania for an evening flight. Duration: 8 hours Facoltative guide tour : Hd

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MADDALENA

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i' m the owner of Top One Tour Operator, 20 year experienced company in Travel Industry. We are Outbound and Inbound Tour operator based in Venice- Italy. Our founding members have 40 years of knowledge and experience of travel industry Our Employees can speak wide variety of languages to provide business support to our clients. Company philosophy: It is not only building a low-cost trip, but offering quality and perfection through our professional and personal service at a fair price. Our advice will be at your disposal: from planning offers to post-trip assistance for a trip. For us, professionalism means defining a quality standard together and implementing it, without compromising the suppliers involved, only for the purpose of meeting your customers' expectations.

Profile description: i' m the owner of Top One Tour Operator, 20 year experienced company in Travel Industry. We are Outbound and Inbound Tour operator based in Venice- Italy. Our founding members have 40 years of knowledge and experience of travel industry Our Employees can speak wide variety of languages to provide business support to our clients. Company philosophy: It is not only building a low-cost trip, but offering quality and perfection through our professional and personal service at a fair price. Our advice will be at your disposal: from planning offers to post-trip assistance for a trip. For us, professionalism means defining a quality standard together and implementing it, without compromising the suppliers involved, only for the purpose of meeting your customers' expectations.

What is included

Accommodation
Hotel
8 days trip
Palermo, Palermo & 5 more
Transportation
Trekking
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MADDALENA is looking for 6 TripMates