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ONE DAY EXCURSIONS TO SICILY

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

SICILIAN LUNCH IN AN AGRITURISMO

Thursday, April 7th, 2016

One day fully Guided excursion including a typical SICILIAN LUNCH in an Agriturismo
Culture, History & Gastronomic Tour visiting MARZAMEMI, NOTO and SYRACUSE
1st May – 30th September 2016 – Every Wednesday and Sunday
VR100 Dep. Mla 06:30 hrs Arr. Pozz 08:15 hrs

VR101 Dep. Pozz 21:30 hrs Arr. Mla 23:15 hrs
This excursion is only held with a minimum of 15 passengers
Highlights & inclusions
• Arrival at Pozzallo – a typical Sicilian village. Met by fully air-conditioned coaches, accompanied by guides.
• Departure to Marzamemi. We visit the multi coloured fisherman’s village and the Campisi establishment, famous for its’ Sicilian delicacies. Campisi is a leading manufacturer of fish products: fish eggs, raw tuna (bottarga), red tuna, traditional Sicilian sauces, the popular Pachino tomatoes home grown in this area of Sicily.
• Transfer to a wine cellar which produces wines from local grapes, particularly the Nero D’Avola and the famous dessert wine Mosato di Noto.
• Departure for Noto – UNESCO World Heritage Site. The city was completely destroyed i the 1693 earthquake and rebuilt to become The Capital City of Sicilian Baroque. A walk along the main street, Corso Vittorio Emanuele, from the Porta Reale to Teatro Communale takes you to most of the city’s prime sites, notably: Palazzo Ducezio (The Municipale), The Duomo, recently rebuilt after it collapsed 1996 resulting in a national and international outcry, the church of San Carlo and up Via Nicolaci, Palazzo Villadorata with its extravagant balconies.
• Departure for a typical Sicilian lunch (set menu), included in the price (20 types of antipasto, pasta with sauce, local meat, fruit, water, wine, coffee or liquor). Children’s menu consists of pasta, cutlet & fries, fruit and water
• Departure for Syracuse. SYRACUSE – has come to epitomize Greek culture in Sicily, Magna Grecia. the Duomo, in the old city Ortygia, is a converted Greek temple, one of the oldest places of worship and equally as unique.
• Departure for Pozzallo with a running commentary by the guide.
Youths, Adults & Senior Citizens : €152.00 per person

Children 4 yrs till under 14 yrs : €125.00 per person

Children under 4 years FREE
Family plan: When two adults are travelling together, the first two children (4 years till under 14) pay € 59.00 per child (including charges and lunch)

TAORMINA & MT. ETNA EXCURSION

Thursday, April 7th, 2016

One day fully guided excursion visiting Taormina & Mt. Etna

1st May – 30th September 2016
Every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Dep. Mla 06:30 hrs Arr. Pozz 08:15 hrs
Dep. Pozz 21:30 hrs Arr. Mla 23:15 hrs

Itinerary:

Arrival at POZZALLO, a typical Sicilian fishing village, gradually regaining its role as the main port of the Provincia di Ragusa

Departure in air-conditioned coaches, accompanied by guides.

Departure for TAORMINA, on the way we pass by ISPICA, a baroque town rebuilt after the 1693 earthquake. ROSOLINI, a typical rural town dating back to the Roman times, surrounded by orange and lemon groves. SIRACUSA, the home town of Archimedes and home to the world famous archaeological zone and the University City of CATANIA, a thriving commercial centre.

TAORMINA: Free time in Taormina centre to enjoy the unique panoramic view overlooking Giardini Naxos, a former Greek colony, now an international yachting centre. Time for lunch (not included in the price).

On the way to Mt. Etna we stop to sample some typical Sicilian delicacies, including wines / almond sweets and honey; these Sicilian specialities are for sale (no obligation to buy).

MOUNT ETNA: From the SILVESTRI CRATER, at 2000 metres, we have a panoramic view of this vast base of ETNA and the effects of the most recent eruptions. Souvenir shopping.

Departure by High Speed Catamaran at 21:30 hrs for Malta
Adults: € 126.00
Youths & Senior Citizens: € 104.00
Children 4 yrs till under 14 yrs : € 94.00
Children under 4 years FREE
Family plan: When two adults are travelling together, the first two children (4 till under 14 years) travel free except for the charges, fuel surcharge (when applicable) and local transport (if required).

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Monday, January 18th, 2016

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SICILY WITH VIRTU FERRIES – A HOME FROM HOME

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016

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SICILY WITH VIRTUFERRIES – KIDS GO FREE

Friday, January 8th, 2016

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SICILY – RELAX AS HARD AS YOU CAN

Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

Visit Sicily and stay in one of the many magnificent villas and farmhouses:

Agriturismo:                            http://www.agriturismo-sicilia.it/it/

Cottages & Villas:                   http://www.sicilyvillas.com/

Self Catering Villas:                 http://www.thethinkingtraveller.com/thinksicily/

Holiday Homes for Rent:        http://www.casa.it/affitti-vacanze/in-sicilia/lista-1?source=refinements

Villas & More:                         http://www.dicasainsicilia.com/villas-in-sicily/

Various Accommodations:         http://www.sicilia-vacanza.com/english/

Chalet around Mt. Etna:          http://www.casevacanza.it/chalet-baite-sicilia-parco-etna

 

 

Further examples of accommodation:

Borgo Alveria Contrada  www.borgoalveria.com / Agriturismo Villa Carcara www.villacarcara.com / Al Casale www.alcasale.net / Casale Licitra www.casatolicitra.it/ Casina di Grotta di Ferro www.grottadiferro.it / Masseria Ciacio’ www.masseriaciancio.it / Torre Dantona Contrada Dantona www.torredantona.it / Torre Don Virgilio www.torredonvirgilio.it / Villa Zottopera www.villazottopera.it / Agriturismo La Casa Di Melo www.lacasadimelo.com / Agriturismo Terraliva http://www.terraliva.com / Turismo Rurale Leanza www.turismoruraleleanza.it / Fattoria Del Cavaliere  www.fattoriadelcavaliere.com / Agriturismo San Cataldo www.agriturismosancataldo.it / Tenuta Carbonara www.tenutacarbonara.com

 

GO FOR IT! KIDS GO FREE

SICILY A HUB OF ACTIVITIES

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

Sicily so vibrant, a hub of activities! Trekking, cycling, quad biking, off-roading, sky diving, mountaineering, diving, abseiling to mention a few – The choice is yours, GO FOR IT!

Skydiving Sicilyhttp://www.skydivesicilia.it/

Gastronomy: http://pti.regione.sicilia.it/portal/page/portal/SIT_PORTALE/SIT_DIR_AREE_TEMATICHE/SIT_GASTRONOMIA/Gastronomia%20siciliana

Wine routes: http://pti.regione.sicilia.it/portal/page/portal/SIT_PORTALE/SIT_DIR_AREE_TEMATICHE/SIT_GASTRONOMIA/Strade%20del%20vino

Parks, Nature Reserves & Protected Areas: http://pti.regione.sicilia.it/portal/page/portal/SIT_PORTALE/SIT_DIR_AREE_TEMATICHE/SIT_PARCHI/Riserve

Trekking: http://pti.regione.sicilia.it/portal/page/portal/SIT_PORTALE/SIT_DIR_AREE_TEMATICHE/SIT_PARCHI/Trekking

Cycling: www.yumping.it/mtb

Adventure Parks: http://pti.regione.sicilia.it/portal/page/portal/SIT_PORTALE/SIT_DIR_AREE_TEMATICHE/SIT_PARCHI/Parchi%20avventura

Parcallario adventure park:         www.parcallario.it

Etna Theme Park: www.etnavventura.it

Golf: http://pti.regione.sicilia.it/portal/page/portal/SIT_PORTALE/Golf

For more sports and adventure:  www.sicilying.com

Kite surf:             http://www.sicilying.com/kitesurf-corso–sport-Ragusa/558

Wind surf:          http://www.sicilying.com/windsurf-principianti-corsi-santa-maria-del-focallo/554

Diving:                  http://www.sicilying.com/acquatica-sicilia-diving-Marzamemi/219

Snorkeling:         http://www.sicilying.com/migliori-immersioni-sicilia-tour/221

Fly board:            http://www.sicilying.com/fly-board-esperienza-taormina/545

Body Rafting:     http://www.sicilying.com/vacanza-natura-Sicilia-piedi-Etna/270

Other outdoor activities: http://www.acquaterra.it/it/outdoor_sicilia/

River tubing, river kayaking, canyoning, free climbing

Quad bikes, football & tennis tournaments, car racing