|4 Days Sicily Tour|
1st day: Taormina
Arrival at Catania airport, transfer to hotel in direction of Taormina or Giardini Naxos. Accommodation in hotel and lunch. In the afternoon guided visit of Taormina, city famous for its Greek-Roman Theatre, monument well kept , where there is one of the most beautiful panorama of the island. During the walk along the characteristic little streets of the city, it will admire Corvaja Place, St Pancrazio Church, Odeon, small building of Imperial age and the St Agostino ex Church in Gothic style. Passed Porta di Mezzo it will see Ciampoli Palace and Duomo that kept valuable paintings. Finally it will meet St. Steven Dukes’ Palace, interesting example of the end of three hundred building. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
2nd day: Etna
Breakfast in hotel and departure for the Etna excursion, the active higher volcano in all the Europe. With its eruptive activity Etna volcano has created lavic pinnacles with particular shapes, surrounded by a various vegetation, typical only of Etna such as: the perfumed brooms, birches, chestnut woods. During the way it will meet golden eagle, sparrow hawks, buzzards, barn owls, foxes and weasels. It is a very peculiar land, the only one which, together with Iceland, has natural caves formed during the volcanic eruption. There are more then two hundred caves amongwhich the “Three Levels Cave”, “The Raspberries Cave”, “The Ice Cave”. It will cross one of the most representative nature paths. It reassumes in a pleasant and easy itinerary the volcanic and vegetational aspects most typical of the area. Transfer to a farm house resort where it wil taste local home made wine and it will have lunch. During the afternoon visit at a local handicraft workshop to see the working and the decorations of a Sicilian Carts. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
3rd day: Siracusa
Breakfast at the hotel and leaving for the guided visit of Siracusa. It will see the archaeological area where there are: Latomies, Dyonisius’ Ear and the Greek theatre, the maximum monument of theatrical architecture of the time. After it will visit the Papyrus plants of Ciane river by boat . Lunch at restaurant. In the afternoon visit of handicraft workshop where you will attend a lesson about the processing technique of Sicilian Puppet. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
4th day: Cyclops’ coast
Breakfast at the hotel, pack and departure for the enchanting Cyclops’ coast. It is characterized from the famous Faraglione which surface a few meters from the coast of Aci Trezza. Today it is possible to admire layers of clay above the big Faraglione and Lachea Island. The big Faraglione is 70 mt of height and it is made of lava very charming and imposing. Brief halting place to taste the renowned Sicilian granita or the typical sweet based on hazelnut and pistachio nut of Bronte. Transfer to Catania airport and end of services.
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