Grand Tour Sicily
SELF DRIVE TOUR
A program specifically conceived for an intense and exciting experience through the beauties of the most authentic Sicily, immersing oneself in the places with their cultural and gastronomic excellence. Self drive tour that can be modulated with the car rental formula with or without driver.
The program is private and includes a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 8 people. It is possible to request hotel accommodations other than those proposed, according to your requirements.
The itinerary is suitable both for those who visit this beautiful island for the first time, and for those who already know it, as it combines authenticity and discovery. A Private Tour Manager service on request or a 24-hour emergency telephone assistance are avaliable. It is possible to customize and modify the duration of the program, according to the requests and needs of the participants.
-Private wine tour and tasting at the Sallier de la Tour in Camporeale -The Sicilian granita at the Artale Pastry shop in Ortigia -Chocolate tasting at the Antica Dolceria Bonajuto in Modica
Selected for you: Palermo Quinto Canto Hotel & Spa 4 * – deluxe room Marsala Hotel Baglio Oneto dei Principi di San Lorenzo 5 * – superior room Sciacca Verdura Resort by Roccoforte 5 * L – deluxe room with sea view Agrigento Hotel Villa Athena 5 * – room deluxe temple view Ragusa Ibla Locanda Don Serafino 5 * – deluxe junior suite Syracuse Caportigia Boutique Hotel 5 * – deluxe room with jacuzzi Linguaglossa Shalai Resort 5 * – deluxe room
On request Quotas in other types of hotel accommodation Booking and issue of airline tickets for Palermo and from Catania Car rental with and without driver
Arrival in Palermo, hotel accommodation and free time. Free lunch and dinner. Overnight.
Breakfast at the hotel. Whole day dedicated to the visit of Palermo with guide in tow: in the morning we will go to discover the alleys of this splendid city aboard an exclusive Apecar, to experience the magic that lies behind every corner and every local market, immersing yourself in a journey of about an hour in the Palermo street-food. Afternoon dedicated to the discovery of Palermo and its cultural wealth, linked to the Arab-Norman and Baroque periods. Free lunch. The tour ends around 5pm. Time available. Free dinner and overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast in the early morning, check-out and departure for Monreale. Meeting with the private guide and we will visit the wonderful cathedral and the historic village. Once the visit is over, continuation to the prestigious Tasca D’Almerita estates; stop at the Sallier de la Tour for a private wine tour with tasting. Free lunch. In the afternoon, arrival in the picturesque Norman village of Erice. At the end of the free visit to the main monuments, departure for Marsala. Arrival at the hotel. Free dinner and overnight stay.
After breakfast, departure for a guided tour with navigation to the island of Mozia, a pearl of archeology and nature, off the coast of Marsala. Let yourself be seduced by history and nature. Free lunch. Upon returning, visit the center of Mazara del Vallo with its characteristic diversity and buildings.
It is advisable to arrive in Marsala by 5.00 pm in order to experience a truly unique experience: at the Marsala Salt Pans a guided tour with a stop at the ancient mill and views of the surrounding landscape. At the end, return to the hotel. Free dinner and overnight stay.
After breakfast, departure for Selinute, the largest archaeological site in Europe. Arrival and free visit of the archaeological park. Free lunch. At the end, continue towards Sciacca, where you can relax by the sea. Dinner included (drinks not included). Overnight.
Breakfast. Early morning departure to reach Agrigento and its wonderful Valley of the Temples by 9.00. Visit of the site and its excavations and archaeological finds. The entrance ticket also includes the Kolymbethra Gardens, which are inside the park. We suggest you bring a lunch box (not included), in order to take advantage of the picnic area inside the Gardens. Free time. Overnight a few steps from the Valley of the Temples, with an incomparable view. Free dinner and overnight stay.
Optional excursion: departure aboard a boat that will take you to the Scala dei Turchi, for an afternoon of natural beauty to discover.
In the morning departure for Ragusa Ibla. Arrival around lunchtime (not included). In the early afternoon departure for the free visit of the Donnafugata castle, about ten km from the city of Ragusa. At the end of the visit, you will head towards ancient Ibla retracing the Baroque and the places of Montalbano in a pleasant free walk. At the end, hotel accommodation, free dinner and overnight stay.
Optional: private guide for the visit of Ibla, half day.
After breakfast, departure for Modica. Visit of the upper town with its baroque and its attractions and stop at Salvatore Quasimodo's birthplace. Stop at the Antica Dolceria Bonajuto for chocolate tasting and visit to the pastry shop. Free lunch. In the afternoon continue to Noto with its cathedral and the pearls of Sicilian baroque. I'm going back to the hotel. Free dinner and overnight stay.
Optional: private guide for the visit of Modica and Noto, full day.
Breakfast. An intense day dedicated to natural beauty and the most authentic villages of the Sicilian South East. Entering the Vendicari Reserve, stop at Portopalo di Capo Passero; around lunchtime we recommend a stop in Marzamemi, without forgetting the Swabian Tower and the ancient tonnara. Arrival in Syracuse in the late afternoon. Hotel accommodation. Free time and free dinner. Overnight.
Breakfast. In the morning departure for the half-day excursion by private boat, which will take you, even ashore, to discover Syracuse and Ortigia.
Optional: possibility of lunch on board.
In the afternoon free visit to the Greek Theater of Syracuse. Do not miss the famous "Sicilian granita", to be tasted at the renowned Artale pastry shop, in the heart of Ortigia. Free dinner. Overnight.
Breakfast. Departure for Taormina. Guided walking tour of Taormina which includes the main sites included in the Unesco heritage. Free lunch. In the afternoon, departure north, arrival in Linguaglossa, a short distance from Catania and Mount Etna, hotel accommodation and free time to appreciate the surrounding nature or relax in the spa. Free dinner and overnight stay.
Breakfast. 5/6 hour excursion to Mount Etna and the Alcantara caves, passing through the wine region that characterizes the slopes of the volcano. At the end of the experience, return to the hotel, free time at your disposal. We suggest a very special delicious dinner, with tasting menu (not included) at the resort's Michelin-starred restaurant. Overnight.
Breakfast and check-out.
End of our services.
Duration: 3 days / 2 nights
from € 650
Duration: 5 days / 4 nights
from € 1.680
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