2017-09-20 Sicily and Southern Italy

20 September ~ 3 October 2017
Destinations: 
Palermo, Agrigento, Catania, Syracuse, Taormina, Bagnara Calabra, Paestum, Sorrento

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Wednesday 20 September

Fly overnight from the USA to Palermo, Sicily, Italy

Thursday 21 September

Arrival day in Palermo
If you arrive mid-day, some things you might check out are: Markets Vucciria, Ballarò, il Capo, Borgo Vecchio

Grand Hotel Villa Igiea
Palermo, Sicily

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Friday 22 September

7:00 Breakfast begins in hotel
9:00 depart hotel lobby for walking visit to some Palermo sites, including visits to La Martorana and the Cappella Palatina

Grand Hotel Villa Igiea
Palermo, Sicily

Saturday 23 September

7:00 Breakfast begins in hotel
9:00 Depart hotel lobby for coach to Monreale and Cefalu

Grand Hotel Villa Igiea
Palermo, Sicily

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Sunday 24 September

7:00 Breakfast begins in hotel
8:45 Bags on coach
9:00 depart hotel lobby for travel to Agrigento
Visit the Valle dei Templi
Included group dinner in our hotel

Colleverde Park Hotel
Agrigento, Sicily

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Monday 25 September

7:30 Breakfast begins in hotel
8:45 Bags on coach
9:00 depart hotel lobby for visit to Villa Romana del Casale and Piazza Armenia
Bikini Girls
UNA Palace Hotel
Catania, Sicily

Tuesday 26 September

7:00 Breakfast begins in hotel
9:00 depart hotel lobby for visit to the archaeological site of Syracusa and Ortigia Island

UNA Palace Hotel
Catania, Sicily

Wednesday 27 September

7:00 Breakfast begins in hotel
9:00 depart hotel lobby for visit to Mt Etna
UNA Palace Hotel
Catania, SicilyEtna Evening

Thursday 28 September

7:00 Breakfast begins in hotel
8:45 Bags on coach
9:00 depart hotel lobby for visit to Taormina
Ferry/travel across the Strait of Messina

Grand Hotel Victoria
Bagnara Calabra Italy

Taormina ~ Magnificent Position

Friday 29 September

7:00 Breakfast begins in hotel
8:45 Bags on coach
9:00 depart hotel lobby
Travel north along the coast

Hotel Le Palme
Paestum

Temple of Neptune ~ Paestum Roses

Saturday 30 September

7:30 Breakfast begins in hotel
9:00 depart hotel lobby for visit in the Paestum Archeological Site and Museum

Hotel Le Palme
Paestum

Sunday 1 October

7:30 Breakfast begins in hotel
8:45 Bags on coach
9:00 depart hotel lobby for drive to Sorrento

Ulisse Deluxe Hostel
Sorrento

Monday 2 October

7:00 Breakfast begins in hotel
Day on your own in Sorrento with options to visit Pompeii or Capri
Ulisse Deluxe Hostel
Sorrento

Tuesday 3 October

7:00 Breakfast begins in hotel

Tour ends after breakfast in the hotel
~or~
Extend your stay with optional days in Sorrento

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ITINERARY CHANGES: All transportation. lodging, and sightseeing arrangements and schedules are subject to variance and substitution due to circumstances beyond our control.

The hotels we plan to use are:

Palermo

Grand Hotel Villa Igiea
Salita Belmonte, 43, 90142 Palermo PA, Italy
+39 091 631 2111
https://www.accorhotels.com

Agrigento

Colleverde Park Hotel
Via Portulano, 1, 92100 Agrigento, Italy
+39 0922 29555
www.colleverdehotel.it/‎

Catania

UNA Palace Hotel
Via Etnea, 218, 95131 Catania CT, Italy
+39 095 250 5111
http://www.unahotels.it/

Bagnara Calabra

Grand Hotel Victoria
Piazza Guglielmo Marconi, 4, 89011 Bagnara Calabra RC, Italy
+39 0966 376126
http://www.victoriagrandhotel.it/

Paestum

Hotel Le Palme
Via Poseidonia, 123, 84047 Capaccio - Paestum Salerno, Italy
+39 0828 851025
www.lepalme.it/‎

Sorrento

Ulisse Deluxe Hostel
Via del Mare, 22, 80067 Sorrento Napoli, Italy
+39 081 877 4753
www.ulissedeluxe.com/

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