5-days guided activity of Southern Sicily, departing from Catania
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5-days Escorted Tour of Southern Sicily, departing from Catania

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Excursion of 5 days in the South of Sicily, departing from Catania

With our 5-days escorted tour you will visit some of the most beautiful and charming cities of Sicily, such as Syracuse, Ragusa, Agrigento, Palermo and more. Prepare for an unforgettable experience through the history, the culture and the breathtaking nature of this magical island.

5-days guided activity of Southern Sicily, departing from Catania highlights: 

  • Discover Sicily through its major historical and cultural attractions
  • Visit wonderful destinations, such as Syracuse, Ragusa, Palermo and much more
  • Enjoy the breathtaking natural sceneries of Sicily
  • Admire the wealth of the immense historical and cultural heritage of Sicily
  • Enjoy the most famous dishes of the Sicilian culinary traditions
Description: 

Prepare for an exciting escorted tour around Sicily. From Catania to Syracuse, Ragusa, Palermo and other wonderful destinations, for an unforgettable journey through the colors and the flavors of an island rich in culture, history, art and natural wonders.

Day 1: Catania

Independent rrival in Catania. After a welcome cocktail, dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 2: Syracuse - Ragusa (tasting of Sicilian typical products)

After breakfast, you will travel to Syracuse, the most beautiful of the former Greek colonies. Here, you will visit the archaeological park of Neapolis, where you will find the famous  Latomie of the Paradise and the legendary "ear" of Dionysus. Afterwards you visit the island of Ortigia, the small historic center of Syracuse, where you will admire the Cathedral and the beautiful Aretusa Fountain. Lunch on your own. In the afternoon, you will reach Ragusa, one of the most beautiful baroque cities of the island and declared a UNESCO World Heritage site. Here you will visit the charming historic center "Ibla", with its splendid palaces and baroque churches, which became famous thanks to the TV series "Inspector Montalbano". Enjoy a tasting of typical products on the way. In conclusion, accommodation, dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 3: Caltagirone - Piazza Armerina - Agrigento

After breakfast, you leave for Caltagirone, famous for the production of ceramics and working with clay. You will have the opportunity to do a panoramic visit and go shopping in the charming city center. Then, you will reach Piazza Armerina, where you will visit the Villa Romana del Casale, which houses the world's largest collection of late Roman mosaics, declared UNESCO heritage. After lunch at a local restaurant, you will leave for Agrigento to visit the Valley of the Temples, an archaeological site characterized by the exceptional state of preservation of its temples, including the Temple of Concord, the Temple of Juno and the Temple of Jupiter and Hercules. At the end of the tour, dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 4: Monreale - Palermo

After breakfast, you will depart to Palermo. Arrival in Monreale and visit of its famous Cathedral (one of the most beautiful monuments of the world, with its Moorish architecture, housing very fine mosaics representing a complete cycle of the Old and New Testaments) and the Benedictine cloister in Arab-Norman style. Lunch on your own. Proceed to Palermo to visit the historical centre, one of the largest of Europe, including the Cathedral, the Palace of the Normans and its superb Palatine Chapel. Accommodation, dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 5: Palermo

Breakfast in the hotel in Palermo and end of the tour.
 

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