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Arrive Cantania & on to Siracusa

Tour begins: 6:00 PM. A transfer is included from Catania – Fontanarossa Airport to the Grand Hotel Ortigia, a century-old landmark hotel ideally located in the historic heart of Siracusa on the island of Ortigia....


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Mythical Siracusa

Walk in the footsteps of ancient Greek explorers who settled on this historic island in 734 BC, building a city of archaeological splendors, economic prosperity and political power that rivaled Athens as the most important city in the world until it...


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Baroque gems of Noto & Modica

Drive to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Noto this morning where a walking tour along the elegant Corso Vittorio Emmanuel promenade showcases the city’s Baroque buildings, golden-hued palazzi and churches among them, rebuilt after...


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Local flavors of Ragusa

Spend the morning enjoying the amenities of your resort, inviting with a swimming pool, walking trails and beautifully manicured gardens, along with pampering spa treatments and golf for which additional fees apply.  A tour of a local herb farm...


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Mosaic Magic at a Roman Villa

The nearby town of Piazza Armerina, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, has been called an “art city” woven into the fabric of Sicily for good reason. The mosaics you will see here are considered among the most beautiful and best preserved of...


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Temples of Agrigento and on to Palermo

Drive to Agrigento today for a guided visit of its archaeological treasures at the Valley of the Temples, a UNESCO World Heritage Site built on a hillside facing the sea with a history that dates back to 581 BC. Your exploration starts at the top of...


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Life in Palermo, past and present

Start your day with a guided visit to the Palazzo dei Normanni, the seat of the kings of Sicily during the reign of the Normans and the main seat of power for Sicilian rulers for centuries. A UNESCO World Heritage Site together with the Palatine Chapel...


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A cathedral, mountain vistas and Taormina

Journey to Cefalù for a guided tour of its Norman cathedral, considered one of the jewels in Sicily’s Norman-Arab crown that includes the magnificent cathedral of Monreale and Palermo’s Palatine Chapel. View its soaring twin pyramid...


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Taormina & an optional adventure to Mt. Etna

A guided walking tour of Taormina morning takes you up hilly lanes to the Teatro Greco built in the 3 BC by the Greeks and remodeled by the Romans. The views from here are worth the climb! Enjoy time to explore the sights your own for the remainder...


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Homeward bound

Tour ends: Taormina. Fly home anytime. A transfer is included from the Grand Hotel Timeo to Catania – Fontanarossa Airport (a 45-60 minute drive). Allow a minimum of three hours for flight check-in at the airport.


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