THE MOST BEAUTIFUL DAY TRIPS IN SICILY
Sicily Unknown – A particular path to explore the ancient and picturesque villages of the Madonie as Castelbuono and its medieval castle of Ventimiglia. Lunch in a typical restaurant, with Sicilian typical products, included local wine.
Palermo and Monreale – Visit to the magnificent Norman cathedral of Monreale it is decorated by the famous Byzantine mosaics and continue to Palermo and walking tour of Piazza Pretoria, the Martorana church, the Cathedral and through the narrow streets of the typical “Capo market” and the Teatro Massimo. Free time for lunch. In the afternoon visit the Capuchin monastery with the same name and “Catacombs.“
Erice and Segesta – The ancient city of Segesta of which there are the ruins of the Doric temple (430 B.C.) kept in excellent condition, and the theater, which dates back to the Roman domination. Free time for lunch. In the afternoon visit the medieval village of Erice, with all its medieval charm, placed on top of the homonym Mount, from which you can admire a breathtaking panorama of the coast of Trapani and the Egadi Islands.
Favignana and Levanzo – Departure from the port of Marsala. Once in Favignana, it will do in the most beautiful bays of the island. Around noon, mooring where you will have free time to go shopping. Followed by lunch on board with a first course of fish, fruit, water and wine included. In the afternoon you will arrive in Levanzo, where you can visit the ancient village of fishermen or shop. 16:15 departure from Levanzo and stop bath in a creek. Return to the port of Marsala to 18.00.
Agrigento and Piazza Armerina – Visit to the archaeological museum and walk in the mythical Valley of the Temples in Agrigento to admire the majesty of the Temple of Concord: the best preserved greek temple in the world. Free time for lunch. Afterwards, visit the Villa Romana, called “Del Casale”, famous for its mosaics of the Roman aristocracy, was recently declared a World Heritage Site.
Piazza Armerina and Caltagirone– Visit the Villa Romana del Casale, famous for its beautiful mosaics. Free time for lunch. Continue to Caltagirone, known around the world for its production of ceramics. During the visit you can admire the Cathedral of the San Giuliano, dating from the Norman period, the Mother Church of Santa Maria del Monte and of course the main attraction of the city: the Santa Maria del Monte staircase with its 142 steps decorated with colorful majolica.
Ragusa and Modica – Discovering the historical center of “Ibla” one of the most important examples of the Baroque in Sicily. You will be fascinated by the narrow streets of the center, the Iblei Gardens and the charming Piazza Duomo with the baroque church of St. George. Free time for lunch. Afterwards, visit of Modica, known as the “city of a hundred churches”, included in the list of its historic center, full of Baroque architecture miss the tasting of typical chocolate, realiz ancient recipe.
Siracusa and Noto – Visit the Archaeological Park of Neapolis, with its Latomie of Paradise, the Ear of Dionysus, the Greek Theatre and the Roman Amphitheatre. Afterwards, stroll around the charming old town of Ortigia, where you can admire the Temple of Apollo, Cathedral, built on the ruins of an ancient greek temple dedicated to Athena, and the Fountain of Arethusa with papyrus plants. Free time for lunch. In the afternoon we will continue to Noto, capital of Sicilian Baroque, declared World Heritage Site.
Etna and Taormina – It climbs up to 1900 meters above sea level, where you can admire the extraordinary lava flow of 2001. (Possible visit over 1,900 meters, with direct additional payment on site). Free time for lunch. In the afternoon visit the famous Taormina with the greek theater and its splendid viewpoint.
Lipari and Vulcano – Arrival in Lipari and free time to visit the island (the historic center, shops, restaurants). Free time for lunch. In the afternoon visit Vulcuno with the opportunity to immerse themselves in the mud and thermal waters.
Panarea and Stromboli – Arrival in Panarea and free time to visit the island. Free time for lunch. In the afternoon visit to Stromboli with a stop at the “Sciara del Fuoco” to see the explosive activity of the volcano.