MEDITERRANEAN DREAM: AMALFI COAST & SICILY

Discover the beauties of Southern Italy. In 13 Days you’ll experience all Amalfi Coast and Sicily have to offer in terms of wealth of art, culture, wine & food treasure, archeological sites, breathtaking landscapes, great art cities, remains of all ages (Greek, Roman, Arab, Baroque).. and fall in love with this beautiful land!

The Tour features Positano, Amalfi, Ravello, Pompeii, Herculaneum, Capri, Erice, Marsala, Agrigento, Siracusa, Piazza Armerina, Noto, Modica, Ragusa, Taormina, Etna Volcano.

Hike along the “Path of Gods” suspended between the sky and the deep blue sea. Discover the city and the life of the archaeological sites of Pompeii and Herculaneum almost 2000 years later. Admire the “Faraglioni” with your Capri Boat Tour. Discover three UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Sicily: Valley of the Temples, the Roman Villa of Casale of Piazza Armerina and Baroque town of Noto. Cook your own made Sicilian meal and enjoy a glass of wine with some typical Sicilian delicacies… Stand on the roof of the Mediterranean Sea and enjoy the breathtaking view from Mt. Etna's majestic volcano peak!


Inclusions

  • 12 Nights Accommodation in exclusive and fascinating 4/5 stars Hotels with full buffet breakfasts: 4 Nights in the Amalfi Coast, 2 Nights in Trapani, 1 Night in Agrigento, 3 Nights in Siracusa, 2 Nights in Taormina.
  • Private sightseeing Tours with expert local English speaking Guides in Pompeii – Herculaneum – Erice – Agrigento (“Valle dei Templi”) – Piazza Armerina (“Villa del Casale”) – Siracusa (Archaeological Park) – Noto; including all the entrance fees to the sites visited, with preferential skip the line access.
  • 3 beautiful wineries visits and exceptional wine tastings: on the Vesuvio footsteps, in Marsala and in the Etna Volcano area. 3 delicious typical Lunches included.
  • Exclusive Italian Cooking Class with food market Tour and Lunch with an expert chef in Ortigia.
  • Walking Tour “Hiking on the Path of Gods” with local  English speaking professional Guide.
  • Full Day private Boat Tour of Capri Island.
  • Full Day Excursion Erice and Marsala.
  • Full Day Excursion Ragusa, Modica and Noto.
  • Domestic flight from Naples to Sicily.
  • Private transfers with deluxe van with English speaking driver from and to the airports.
  • The Tour is available as self drive or by private deluxe van with English speaking driver avilable for transfers and excursions for the entire Tour.
  • Our professional assistance for the whole duration of the Tour.
  • Tour begins in Naples and ends in Catania.
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Days 1- 4 Amalfi Coast
Private Excursion with a local experienced hiking Guide along the “Path of Gods”, through very unique wild Mediterranean bush, coastal forests and caves suspended between the sky and the deep blue sea.
Private guided Tour to the Archaeological sites of Pompeii and Herculaneum. The fury of the Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. buried the cities under a layer of burning ashes: you can rediscover the undisturbed city and life in those times and admire some of the most beautiful existing Roman frescos in Pompeii, and one of the most unique panoramas in the world under a grandiose natural arc in Herculaneum, the city founded by Hercules. Stop to visit a beautiful wine estate located on the Vesuvio footsteps.
Full Day boat Excursion with private Captain and Guide to the island of Capri. Stunned by the beauty of the landscape, admire the Faraglioni, the incredible “Via Krupp”, walk around the lovely streets of the picturesque Capri and Anacapri villages.
Days 5-6 Trapani
Visit Erice, settled as an important religious site associated with the goddess Venus. Taste the marzipan candies and other delicacies like almond and pistachio pastries.
Stop in Marsala, where you will visit one of the most famous and oldest wine cellars of the entire region and learn about the uniqueness of Marsala wine. A delicious tasting with typical Sicilian delicacies and wine tasting will follow.
Day 7 Agrigento
Private visit of Valle Dei Templi, one of the most outstanding and finest archaeological complexes of the Mediterranean, immersed in a rural landscape of rare beauty characterized by the presence of century-old olive and almond trees.
Days 8-10 Siracusa
Visit the Roman Villa of Casale in Piazza Armerina with its mosaics recognized a Unesco Human Heritage site: breathless!
Grocery shopping in Ortigia, the ancient part of Siracusa beautifully located on the sea and typical Sicilian cooking class: learn how to prepare some of the many Sicilian delicacies and Lunch with your own prepared meal.
Private guided Tour of the Archaeological Park, with its beautiful Greek Theatre, the Roman Amphitheatre and the Paradise Quarry in Siracusa and of Noto, the most precious example of Baroque art in Sicily.
Visit Ragusa and the historical Ibla town to taste delicious unique ice-cream flavors and Modica, the city of 100 bells and 100 churches, a wonderful destination that charms visitors with its architecture, chocolate, culture and sense of authenticity.
Days 11-13 Taormina
Taormina lies in an elevated position combining sea and sky of a marvelous blue, miles of a curving coastline and picturesque mountain scenery. Visit the Greek-Roman Theatre and the public gardens which are planted with a huge variety of flowering plants and shrubs.
Enjoy Europe's most active Volcano in a private Day-Tour on the Etna. Stand on the roof of its majestic summit towering at about 3300 m a.s.l. Peer into the abysses of Europe's largest active volcano's craters is an experience of a lifetime! Visit a boutique winery, and lunch in the delicious restaurant of the estate where we you will taste authentic local food paired with the local wines.
Tour ends in Catania.

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