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PRIVATE SHORT TOUR: CATANIA

“ARRIVAL & DEPARTURE: CATANIA”

With our well-planned and carefully studied itineraries, you will be able to maximise your time experiencing the culture and the history in the most direct and meaningful manner possible. Your personal English speaking driver will make your stop unforgettable and fabulous.

Price Includes:

  • 3 nights in B&B in Hotels of the category selected
  • 1 wine tasting
  • 1 dinner in Siracusa

 

Price does NOT include:

  • Entrance fees
  • Beverages
  • Local guides

 

English Speaking driver supplement:

$2,261 (car 1/3 seats)
The above supplement includes the car 1/3 seats + English Speaking Driver at disposal for the itinerary suggested, including arrival and departure transfers from/to Catania airport.
Driver Escort: is not a Licensed Tourist Guide and he cannot escort people inside the monuments because this is not allowed by Italian Rules. However, he has the competences to promote the most important highlights providing basic historical & cultural information.

 

Optional Local Guide Services:

  • Half Day (max 4hrs): $384
  • Half Day (max 2 hrs): $341
  • Full Day (max 8 hrs): $597

3 & 4 STAR HOTELS

3 & 4 STAR HOTELS
3 NIGHTS/ 4 DAYS
ALL RATES ARE IN CANADIAN DOLLARS, PER PERSON & PER STAY (min 2 pax).
NIGHTSCITYHOTELS or similar
1st nightTAORMINAHTL ISABELLA/ANDROMACO***
2nd nightTAORMINAHTL ISABELLA/ANDROMACO***
3rd nightSIRACUSAHOTEL JOLLY ARETUSA****
SeasonDOUBLESINGLETRIPLEHB SUPPL.
From April 01, 2019 to Oct 31, 2019$501$661$469$107
Season Supplement: Aug 03, 2019 – Aug 17, 2019
$43
Pricing and Availability is subject to change without prior notice.

4 STAR Sup. HOTELS

4 STAR Sup. HOTELS
3 NIGHTS/ 4 DAYS
ALL RATES ARE IN CANADIAN DOLLARS, PER PERSON & PER STAY (min 2 pax).
NIGHTSCITYHOTELS or similar
1st nightTAORMINAHOTEL VILLA DIODORO****
2nd nightTAORMINAHOTEL VILLA DIODORO****
3rd nightSIRACUSAHOTEL VILLA POLITI****
SeasonDOUBLESINGLETRIPLEHB SUPPL.
From April 01, 2019 to Oct 31, 2019$757$981$714$117
Supplement Sea view + Balcony (Villa Diodoro)
$86
Pricing and Availability is subject to change without prior notice.

SUGGESTED ITINERARY

itinerary

DAY 1 - CATANIA/ TAORMINA

Arrival in Catania and private transfer to Taormina. Accommodation in your Hotel in Taormina. Overnight.

DAY 2 - TAORMINA/ MT ETNA/ TAORMINA

After a buffet breakfast, weather conditions permitting, excursion to Mount Etna, the highest active volcano in Europe. Across fascinating landscape, we will reach a height of 2000 metres, where we will enjoy a fantastic panorama of the Ionic Sea. Possibility to climb till quote 2.900 metres by cable way and jeep. Visit of the Cantine Planeta and enjoy a wine tasting accompanied by local products tasting. Back to Taormina, called "the pearl of the Ionic Sea", founded in 400 BC and beautifully located overlooking the sea and the peak of Mount Etna. You can visit the fascinating Roman - Greek theatre or enjoy time at leisure to shop for handmade lace, coral jewels, ceramics, home-made sweets and preserves down “Corso Umberto” or simply walk through the tiny streets. Overnight.

DAY 3 - TAORMINA/ CATANIA/ SIRACUSA

After a buffet breakfast, depart to Catania, the town known for its original baroque style and for its streets built with black lava stone from mount Etna. You can visit Via Etnea, the Baroque street "Via Crociferi", the Piazza Duomo with the Cathedral and the "Liotru" statue, symbol of the city, the roman Amphitheatre, the Opera House and the noble Palace of Biscari. Proceed to Syracuse to visit the most beautiful Greek colony of Sicily. Visit of the archaeological area including the famous Latomie of the Paradise, the Greek Theatre, the Roman Amphitheatre and the Dyonisios “Ear”. Visit the island of Ortigia, the small baroque old city centre of Siracusa, built by the Aragonians: here you can admire the Cathedral and the “Fontana Aretusa”. Overnight.

DAY 4 - SIRACUSA/ CATANIA

After a buffet breakfast, according to the time of your flight, transfer to Catania airport.
We suggest to book an English Speaking Driver for the whole tour and a local guide either HD (max 2 hours) or HD (max 4 hours) to visit Taormina and the Greek Theatre; also in Siracusa we suggest to book a HD (max 4 hours) local guide to visit the Neapolis and Ortigia.
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