Short Carousel 2019 – from Palermo

5 days/4 nights  – Tuesday/Saturday
Available for English speaking clients only

– Very charming 4-star Hotels throughout the tour offering high quality services, located in the historical centres of the main Sicilian towns
– Exclusively in English
– Special menus in local restaurants, especially selected to have a taste of the Sicilian cuisine
– Deluxe Bus transportation or minivan with driver/guide for groups with less than 8 participants
– English speaking tour escort
– Visit of the main Sicilian monuments
– Local guides where necessary
– Porterage at Hotels

 

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Short Carousel 2019

Rate per person in double room € 840
Single room supplement € 160
Adult in 3rd bed in triple room € 810

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FULL ITINERARY
RATES
FEATURES
DEPARTURE DATES

1st DAY/TUESDAY: PALERMO
Independent arrival at the Grand Hotel Piazza Borsa. Accommodation, dinner and overnight in your hotel.

2nd DAY/WEDNESDAY: PALERMO – SEGESTA – ERICE – SALT ROUTE (Trapani Area) – PALERMO
After a buffet breakfast, depart to Segesta to admire the magnificent Doric Temple, 420 B.C to 430 B.C, and the Theatre, one of the best-preserved Greek architectural sites, surrounded by a beautiful landscape. Continue to the medieval village of Erice placed on the top of a hill overlooking the city of Trapani and the Egadi Islands: walk through its tiny and characteristic streets. Lunch on your own. Down to Trapani area for a panoramic tour of the salt windmills and basins, which are still in use. Return to Palermo. Dinner and overnight in your Hotel.

3rd DAY/THURSDAY: PALERMO – CEFALÚ – NEBRODI PARK – TAORMINA
After a buffet breakfast, depart to Cefalù a former fishing village, now a charming coastal town. Enjoy a walk to the city center and down main street to reach the Arab-Norman Cathedral and the medieval wash-house built in the rock. Drive through the Park of “Nebrodi” and stop at the Miraglia Forest for lunch with a typical menu. Continue to Cesarò, Randazzo and visit  the Etna park from an unusual point of view – the north facing side – surrounded by beautiful landscapes. Arrival in Taormina. Accommodation, dinner and overnight at hotel Villa Diodoro, located near the historic centre of Taormina.

4th Day/Friday: TAORMINA –  MT ETNA (OPTIONAL) – TAORMINA
After a buffet breakfast, morning at leisure or for those who are interested, opportunity to take an optional excursion to the Mount Etna, the highest active Volcano in Europe. Weather conditions permitting, across fascinating landscape, we will reach a height of 1800 meters to visit the Sylvester Craters where you can enjoy a spectacular panorama over the Ionian Sea (supplement on the spot; the excursion will take place with a minimum of participants). Lunch on your own. Afternoon in Taormina, charming city called “the pearl of the Ionian Sea”: enjoy time at leisure for shopping or walking through its tiny streets. Possibility to visit the Greek-Roman Theatre on your own. Return to your hotel: dinner and overnight.

5th DAY/SATURDAY: TAORMINA
After buffet breakfast, end of the Tour.

For organizational reasons, the itineraries may be reversed or modified without notice. In any case “Le 3 Sicilie t.o.” ensures the visits and excursions mentioned on the journey.

GROSS RATES
€ 840,00 p.p. in double room
Single supplement: € 160,00
3rd pax in triple room: € 810,00

THE RATE INCLUDES:
– 4 dinners, 1 lunch, 4 breakfasts
– Mineral water included in meals
– English speaking Tour Leader
– DeLuxe Bus transportation
– Local guides where necessary
– Porterage at hotels
– Whispers Kit

THE RATE DOES NOT INCLUDE:
In/out transfers
– Entrance fees at monuments
– City Taxes: some City Councils  may introduce a tourist tax that has to be paid directly at the Hotel
– Beverages
– Optional excursion to Mt Etna on Day 4
– Anything which is not clearly specified under “the rate includes”

ENTRANCE FEES ARE NOT INCLUDED

If city tax is applied, the cost in not included in the price of the tour, it has to be paid directly in hotel
D. Lgv. 14.03.2011 n. 23: Stay Local Tax

CANCELLATION FEES:
100% penalty for NO SHOW
80% penalty from 1 to 4 days before the beginning of the Tour
50% penalty from 5 to 9 days before the beginning of the Tour
30% penalty from 10 to 20 days before the beginning of the Tour

FOR ORGANIZATIONAL REASONS, THE ITINERARY MAY BE REVERSED OR MODIFIED WITHOUT NOTICE. IN ANY CASE LE 3 SICILIE T.O. ENSURES THE VISITS AND EXCURSIONS MENTIONED ON THE JOURNEY

April: 16 – 23
May: 07 – 14 – 21 – 28
June: 04 – 11 – 18 – 25
July: 09 – 16 – 23
August: 27
September: 03 – 10 – 17 – 24
October: 01 – 08 – 15 – 22