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Capri to Taormina ~ 7 Days

Itinerary:

Day 1: Sunday, Independent arrival to your hotel in Sorrento. Welcome drink and meet your tour guide. (D)

Day 2:  Monday,  When the deep red sun sets in Capri… Today is a highlight of the program: travel by boat to the magical island of Sirens, which inspires endless numbers of artists. Visit Anacapri with the option to visit Villa San Michele.  In Capri walk from the Piazza to the Gardens of August, which offer a unique view of the Faraglioni rocks and the rugged South Coast of the island. Afternoon free time to explore the beautiful island. Option to visit the much sought after Blue Grotto (weather permitting). Afternoon return to Sorrento for dinner and overnight. (B, D)

Day 3: TuesdayFree time or optional excursion to the Amalfi Coast. The Amalfi Coast is one of the most spectacular European coast lines. The winding road, surrounded by rocks, offers breathtaking views.  Stop in Positano, another jewel of this coast, for a photo opportunity. Continue to the town of Amalfi, which the coast was named after. Once a rich and powerful maritime republic, and now it represents a major tourist resort. In the cathedral are the tombs of the Saint patron of Amalfi and also of St. Andrew of Scotland. Continue to Ravello with the option to visit Villa Rufolo (Entry ticket extra). Otherwise you can spend your free time walking and enjoy the area of Sorrento.  Overnight. (B, D)

Day 4: Wednesday, Departure for Pompeii. Pompeii is a great fascination. After the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD, Pompeii lay buried for centuries under the lava. The excavations, which began in the 18th century, are still ongoing today. Our guide will lead you through some of the ancient streets, where you can see baths, forums and villas which were built by wealthy Romans in 80 BC. It is unbelievable how well preserved the fabulous frescoes that adorn the villas are. Continuation to the port. Late afternoon departure for Sicily, approximately 2:00 pm, with late arrival approximately 10:00 pm. Transfer to hotel, cold dinner and overnight. (D)

Day 5: Thursday, Morning excursion to Mt. Etna, the highest peak in Sicily and the most active volcano in Europe. Park Etna is one of the largest protected areas in Italy. Appreciate the great variety of vegetation, the landscapes and the “Silvesti Craters”. From here there is the option to continue the excursion by jeep. Stop at a local beekeeper for honey and wine tasting, and see how it is produced. Afternoon visit to Taormina, situated on the rocky plateau slopes of Monte Tauro. Option to visit the Greek-Roman theater, 2nd largest classical theater in Sicily. Return to hotel and overnight. (B, D)

Day 6: Friday, Full day excursion of Noto and Syracuse. In Noto discover the beautiful baroque Sicily. In Syracuse, guided tour of the Archeological Park, the Roman Amphitheatre, the greek Theatre, the Ear of Dionysus, Cade of the Cordoari, Island of Ortigia.  Return to your hotel. Dinner and overnight. (B,D)

Day 7: Saturday, Breakfast at hotel. End of services. (B)

Tour Code: NVCATA17

Included:

  • Air Conditioned Coach
  • Tour Escort
  • Half board in 4* Hotel Standard Room with Breakfast & Dinner
  • Ferry Salerno-Messina (reserved seating)
  • Transfers - port of Messina to local hotel in Taormina
  • F/D Excursion of Etna -Taormina with Tour Escort
  • F/D Excursion of Syracuse - Noto with Tour Escort and Local Guide in Syracuse

Not Included:

  • Flights
  • Arrival & Departure Transfers
  • Porterage
  • City tax to be paid locally at hotel.
  • Beverages with meals
  • Gratuities to the guide & driver (optional)
  • Optional Excursions
  • Entrance fees to museums, monuments and archaeological sites
  • Any item that has not been mentioned in the “Included”

2017 Rates & Guaranteed Departure Dates

DatesDoubleSingleTriple
Apr 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 & May 6, 13, 20, 27$1365$1650$1230
Jun 3, 10, 17, 24$1365$1650$1230
Sep 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 & Oct 7, 14, 21 1, 8,15, 22$1365$1650$1230

4* Hotels or Similar

  • Taormina Area: Antares Hotel
  • Palermo: Cristal Palace Hotel
  • Agrigento: Della Valle

Price per person in Canadian Dollars, Minimum 2 passengers
All rates and hotel availability subject to change. High season surcharges may apply


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