8-Days Escorted Tour to Sicily and Malta, Departing from Palermo
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8-Days Escorted Tour to Sicily and Malta, Departing from Palermo

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A Six-star holiday experience (XP) with excellent orchestration thru out the 8 days.

Shanta S.

8-Days Escorted Tour to Sicily and Malta, Departing from Palermo

Experience the best that Sicily and Malta have to offer with our unique experience. The escorted tour of Sicily and Malta will include the most fascinating destinations on the islands, like Palermo, Marsala, Agrigento, Piazza Armerina, La Valletta, Blue Lagoon, Blue Grotto and others.

highlights: 
Escorted tour of Sicily and Malta
Visit the amazing cities of Sicily, including Palermo, Agrigento or Marsala
Experience the most fascinating destinations of Sicily
Discover the unique heritage of La Valletta
Visit the stunning attractions of Malta like the Blue Lagoon and Blue Grotto
Description: 

DAY 1: Palermo

The amazing tour of Sicily and Malta starts in Palermo, where you meet our professional tour leader.

DAY 2: Palermo, Monreale, Marsala

The day starts with a visit of Palermo, one of the most enticing destinations in Italy, including the Arab-Norman Cathedral, Martorana Church, Capella Palatina, Pretoria Square. We will admire the unique architecture of Palermo and stop for a snack at a famous Focacceria. The tour continues to Monreale and its Normal Cathedral. The day ends with a wine tasting session in Marsala.

DAY 3: Marsala, Marsala Salt Road, Selinunte, Agrigento

The tour continues with a visit of Marsala historical center, then along the famous Salt Road, admiring the island of Mothia, the windmills and the salines. The next destination is Selinunte with its huge Archaeological Park housing a splendid ancient Greek city. We then head to Agrigento to visit the Valley of the Temples, an historical wonder preserved from Greek times.

DAY 4: Agrigento, Piazza Armerina, Ragusa

Our experience continues with Piazza Armerina, its famous Villa Romana del Casale and the amazing mosaics. We then head towards Ragusa Ibla, with a splendid cathedral and dozens of charming churches. We will enjoy a tasting of local products and, In the evening, you will be transferred to Malta and welcomed in La Valletta seaport.

DAY 5: La Valletta, Mdina, St. Julian’s

The first day of the Malta experience will begin with a tour of La Valletta, the future European Cultural Capital in 2018. We will visit the most interesting attractions, including the Barraca Gardens, St. John’s Cathedral, the Palace of the Grand Master, the Casa Rocca Piccola. Then you will have some free time to explore Mdina, the former capital of Malta after visiting the Cathedral of St. Paul.

DAY 6: Malta, Cottonera, Marsaxlokk, Grotta Azzurra, Dingli, Spiaggia d'Oro

The tour continues with an excursion to Cottonera also called "The Three Cities": the three fortified cities of Senglea, Vittoriosa and Cospicua. Next, we head over the Marsaxlokk village where you can admire the architecture and discover the stone temples. After some free time, we'll visit  Wied iz­Zurrieq where you will embark on boat tourtowards the famous Blue Grotto, an idyllic spot perfect for pictures. We will then proceed towards Dingli and the Golden Bay in Mellieha, one of the most beautiful beaches of the island! Free time for a bath and return to the hotel.

DAY 7: Comino, Laguna Blu, Gozo, le Grotte di Malta

The last full day in Malta starts with a a fantastic mini cruise! You will sail to the island of Comino and you will stop at the Blue Lagoon. You will have time to take some pictures, sunbathe and have a swim, before reaching Gozo. You'll discover its best places: Ta 'Pinu, Dwejra, the Azure Window and the capital Victoria. Transfer to your hotel and overnight.

DAY 8: End of services

After breakfast, this unforgettable tour will end.

itinerary: 
  • Palermo
  • Monreale
  • Marsala
  • Selinunte
  • Agrigento
  • Ragusa
  • La Valletta - Medina 
  • Comino - Gozo - Marsaxlokk
Included: 
  • Multilungual Tour Leader
  • Transportation by minibus from day 2 to 4
  • Accommodation in 4* hotel (Half Board in Sicily, B&B in Malta)
  • Visit of Palermo, Monreale, Selinunte, Agrigento, Villa Romana del Casale in Piazza Armerina, Ragusa, Modica
  • Tasting of Sicilian typical products: Palermo (day 2); Marsala (day 2); Ragusa (day 4)
  • Private Transfer from Ragusa to Pozzallo harbour and from La Valletta
  • Virtu Ferries Ticket one way Pozzallo-Malta
  • Excursions as per program 
excluded: 
  • Transfers in/out
  • All lunches in Sicily and all meals in Malta
  • Beverages
  • Entrance fees at monuments/museums
  • City taxes
  • Tips and extras in general
  • Anything not specified under "The rates include"
Meeting point: 

Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.

Information: 
  • April / May / June/ October

Price per person in double room: €1335,00
Price in single room: €1574,00
Price per person in triple room: €1317,00

  • July/ August/September 

Price per person in double room: €1439,00
Price in single room: €1768,00
Price per person in triple room: €1421,00
 
SUPPLEMENTS:
- Pre-night in hotel in Palermo (in BB): €83,00 p.p. in double room per night - €150,00 in single room per night
- Transfers from Palermo airport to hotel in Palermo and vice versa: 1/4 pax €60,00 each way
- Post-night in Malta upon request
 
The cancellation policy for this tour is:

  • up to 21 working days before the departure: no penalty
  • from 20 to 15 working days before the departure: 30% penalty
  • from 14 to 3 working days before the departure: 60% penalty
  • under 3 working days before the departure: 100% penalty
Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability. Once your booking is confirmed we will email you a voucher. This is your ticket and proof of purchase.

Reviews of 8-Days Escorted Tour to Sicily and Malta...

5
Reviewed by Shanta S. from

A Six-star holiday experience (XP) with excellent orchestration thru out the 8 days.

A very enjoyable trip providing memories that I will long cherish; guides, drivers and hotel staff all contributed to the delightful experience amidst historical wonders & warm, friendly locals.