Sicily/Southern Italy ~ BMA Alumni and Friends

8-21 June 2016
Destinations: 
Palermo, Cefalu, Agrigento, Catania, Taormina, Syracuse, Paestum, Sorrento

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Wednesday 8 June

Fly overnight from the USA to Palermo, Sicily, Italy

Thursday 9 June

Arrival day in Palermo
If you arrive mid-day, some things you might check out are: Markets Vucciria, Ballarò, il Capo, Borgo Vecchio
18:30 Meet in hotel lobby to walk to optional dinner together to begin the group festivities.

Palermo, Sicily

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Friday 10 June

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

Saturday 11 June

7:00 Breakfast begins in hotel
9:00 depart hotel lobby for coach to Monreale and Cefalu
Palermo, Sicily

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Sunday 12 June

7:00 Breakfast begins in hotel
8:45 Luggage Day
9:00 depart hotel lobby for travel to Agrigento
Visit the Valle dei Templi
Included group dinner on hotel terrace
Agrigento, Sicily

Monday 13 June

Bikini Girls

7:30 Breakfast begins in hotel
8:45 Luggage Day
9:00 depart hotel lobby for visit to Villa Romana del Casale and Piazza Armenia
Catania, Sicily

Tuesday 14 June

7:00 Breakfast begins in hotel
9:00 depart hotel lobby for visit to Taormina
Catania, Sicily

Wednesday 15 June

7:00 Breakfast begins in hotel
9:00 depart hotel lobby for visit to Mt Etna
Catania, Sicily

Etna Evening

Thursday 16 June

7:00 Breakfast begins in hotel
9:00 depart hotel lobby for visit to Syracusa

Catania, Sicily

Friday 17 June

7:00 Breakfast begins in hotel
Luggage Day
Ferry/travel

Paestum

Temple of Neptune ~ Paestum Roses

Saturday 18 June

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

Paestum

Sunday 19 June

7:30 Breakfast begins in hotel
9:00 depart hotel lobby for drive to Sorrento

Sorrento

Monday 20 June

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

Tuesday 21 June

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 et Des Palmes
Via Roma, 398, 90139 Palermo, Italy
+39 091 602 8111
www.grandhotel-et-des-palmes.com/

Agrigento

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

Catania

UNA Hotel Palace
Via Etnea, 218, 95131 Catania, Italy
+39 095 250 5111
www.unahotelpalace.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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