“THE GORGEOUS ISLAND OF SICILY CONTINUES TO SEDUCE TRAVELLERS WITH ITS DAZZLING DIVERSITY OF LANDSCAPES AND CULTURAL TREASURES.” --Lonely Planet. Join us next Fall as we explore Sicily --from the most famous of all Italian resort towns --Taormina --to the storied streets of Palermo. An ancient town perched high above blue seas and decorated with blazing red bougainvillea framing white-washed buildings, Taormina is Sicily's jewel. During our stay we'll enjoy a guided walking tour and a visit to Catania for a stop at the open air market and lunch and wine tasting on the slopes of Mount Etna. We'll visit the picture-perfect town of Erice and travel the famous Salt Road. Explore the Valley of the Temples archaeological site in Agrigento --the most important testimony of ancient, classical culture in Sicily --and stop in Piazza Armerina to see the mosaics of the Roman villa.
Round-trip regularly scheduled ITA Airways flights from Boston to Palermo and Catania and to Boston, via Rome.
Seven nights’ three- and four-star accommodations
Thirteen meals: seven breakfasts, two lunches, four dinners with wine
Welcome beverage at the hotel
Escorted, private, round-trip airport/hotel transfers
Services of professional local Tour Manager
Full-day excursion to Palermo and Monreale. Excursion to Erice, the Salt Road, admission to the Salt Museum, Segesta and the Greek Temple and lunch at Trattoria del Sale. Agrigento: walking tour of Valley of the Temples. Stop in Piazza Armerina to see Roman villa. Taormina guided walking tour including the Greek-Roman Theatre. Excursion to Catania with visit to open air market, lunch with wine at the Estate of Barone di Villagrande on slopes of Mt. Etna.
DAY 1 Overnight flight from Boston
DAYS 2-4 Hotel Al Madarig, Castellammare del Golfo
DAY 5 Colleverde Park Hotel, Agrigento
DAYS 6-8 Hotel Continental, Taormina
Prices are per person based on double occupancy. Single supplement is $235. We have a limited number of single supplements available at just $175. Call to reserve. Triple accommodations may be available upon request. Fuel surcharge, air taxes and fees subject to change. Passport required. Per person deposit is $300.
No Test Required to Enter Italy
Starting from June 1, 2022, travelers to Italy are no longer required to show a negative viral COVID-19 test result, or documentation of recovery from COVID-19, in order to enter Italy.
No Test Required for U.S. Re-Entry
As of June 12, 2022 all air passengers, regardless of citizenship or vaccination status, are no longer required to show a negative viral COVID-19 test result, or documentation of recovery from COVID-19, before boarding a flight to the U.S.
This means that all guests may return to the United States when their tour concludes and do NOT need to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 viral test or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 before they board their flight home!
Now that the testing requirements are gone...it's time to book! Luckily we still have five fabulous Fall trips to Italy with availability! Take a look at the departures below and call us to book today!
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