Choose this guided tour of Sicily and take the chance to explore in 6 days amazing destinations in South Sicily: from the Greek-roman colonies of the Temple Valley Agrigento to Sicily baroque of Noto Modica Ragusa Valley, all of them included in the UNESCO World Heritage Sicilian sites.
Accompanied by a friendly and attentive local guide, your guided tour of Sicily starts with the visit of Caltagirone, homeland of the traditional and colorful Sicilian ceramics, symbol of the handicraft all over the island. The guided tour will continue visiting Villa Romana del Casale (Piazza Armerina), famous for the beauty and variety of its pristine mosaics dating back to the IV century a.C.
In the Archaeological Park of the Temples Valley (Agrigento), you will retrace the steps of the first Greek colonies, which are absolutely among the must-see attractions during a guided tour of Sicily. Moving towards the southeast, you will experience the opulence of Sicily baroque visiting its unquestioned capitals: the towns of Noto Ragusa Modica.
In order to complete our journey, we will move to Syracuse visiting the Archaeological Park of Neapolis and Ortygia, a little precious jewel among the Sicilian tourist attractions. Our guided tour of Sicily is also combined with the local gastronomy, based on Sicilian dishes and wines, for an exclusive experience of delight for the palate.
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The reservations must be done no later than seven days before the tour.
The payment of 30% of the total amount of the tour must be paid at the moment of the booking.
Guests are required to observe with attention the dispositions given by the tour guide during the entire journey, to follow the established itineraries without getting away from the group, except the cases in which they have the approval and to respect the schedule for a possible free time.
The guided visits include promenades with pedestrian itineraries, a few an uphill climb. During all the activities our guest with mobility difficulties must be supported by an personal assistant able to help them.
Discover Messina Travel, will assume the responsibility to modify the itinerary or the program of the journey but only in exceptional situations.
Not recommended to people with restricted mobility.
The participants, once they have become aware of the detailed program, duration and attractions that we will visit, will exempt Discover Messina Travel by any civil and penal responsibility for eventual delays, accidents or incidents that might occur during the itineraries and transfers not attributable to the agency
Discover Messina Travel reserves the right to cancel the tour if the minimum of 4 participants is not reached later than seven days before the departure. In this case, we will refund 100% of the fees between the 24 hours from the moment guests receive the cancellation communication e-mail.
In case of cancellation by the guest, not later than seven days before the tour, we will refund 100% of the participation fees. If the cancellation should occur during the seven days that precede the departure, will be retained 40% of the participation fees.
Regarding the general conditions exposed above, Discover Messina Travel refers to the applicable laws in force.
Flexible hours and days.
Return details: Returns to the original departure point.
The confirmation will be received at the moment of the booking.
The participation of minors is allowed if accompanied by parental authority or by someone acting in their place only.
The car seats for infant and children are available only if required at the moment of the reservation.
The adult prices apply to all travellers.
If necessary, the tour can be run in more than one language.
Cell-phone number and valid e-mail address are required at the moment of the booking.
The timetable is established with our booking service at the following e-mail address: email@example.com or with our assistance at the followings numbers: +39.090.2135672 and +39.3913288688
Discover Messina Sicily thinks that your time is valuable. Our attentive staff is here to help and guide you at any moment and through all the stages of your experience in Sicily: before, during and after your journey, hoping to see you back in our land in the near future.
With us, local and professional tour guides you will be able to experience and understand Sicily from a different perspective, with small-medium groups of visitors and getting answers and curiosities that only an insider can provide. So, what to expect from this experience?
Pick-up and hotel check-in. You will be welcomed by your tour guide at the airport of Catania or Palermo, or in the city center of Messina.
The day of arrival the guided tour of Sicily will starts with the visit of Caltagirone, with the Public Gardens, the Staircase Santa Maria del Monte, the Church Santa Maria della Scala, the Cathedral of Saint Julian, baroque noble palaces along the way and we will experience the production of Sicilian ceramics visiting a workshop. Dinner and overnight in hotel.
Breakfast in hotel. During the morning we will visit Villa Romana del Casale in Piazza Armerina, a beautiful example in Sicily of Roman domus, elegant residence enriched by well-preserved mosaics of the late imperial age.
The guided tour of Sicily continues with a guided walking tour in the city center of Agrigento, where you will visit the Cathedral of Saint Gerlando, the Church Santa Maria dei Greci, the Church of Saint Lawrence and the Basilica of Immacolata. Dinner and overnight in hotel.
Breakfast in the hotel. Our guided tour of Sicily includes the visit to the Archaeological Park of the Temple Valley Agrigento, where you will experience the majesty of the Greek temples of the colony of Akragas, a step back to the VI-V century B.C.
In the afternoon we will visit Selinunte an ancient Sicel town located on the southwest coast of Sicily where we will be able to admire its impressive temples. Dinner and overnight in the hotel.
Breakfast in hotel. The fourth day of our guided tour of Sicily is dedicated to Sicily baroque towns: in the morning we will visit the attractions of Ragusa Ibla: Giardini Iblei, Portal of the Church of Saint George, the Town Hall, the main churches and noble palaces, the Palace of the Chancery, the Cathedral dedicated to the Patron Saint George.
In the afternoon we will move to Modica, where to visit the Cathedral Churches of Saint Peter and Saint George, and the Church of Carmine with a fine portal in gothic style. Also, we will visit a local chocolatier to taste the delicious Chocolate of Modica. Dinner and overnight in hotel.
Breakfast in hotel. In the morning we will have a tour of Noto, known as “the stone garden”, seduced by its Sicily baroque, found in churches and buildings located along the main street Corso Vittorio Emanuele: Porta Reale, standing at the entrance of the city center, the Church of San Francesco all’Immacolata, the Monastery of Santa Chiara, the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Nicholas, Palace Ducezio and the noble palaces.
Then we move to Syracuse visiting the oldest part of the town included in Ortigia: our tour guide will lead a walking tour visiting the Temple of Apollo, the Fountain of Diana, the Cathedral or Temple of Minerva, the Church of Santa Lucia alla Badia, the Fountain Aretusa and Maniace Castle. Dinner and overnight in hotel.
Breakfast in hotel, check-out. The last day on tour will be spent visiting Syracuse with the Archaeological Park of Neapolis with the largest Greek theatre of the island and the Orecchio di Dionisio (Ear of Dionysius), famous because of its sound amplification and echo produced by the stone walls.
We will discover the Latomie dei Cappuccini which are caves of stone carved out since the Greek colonization in order to take limestone rocks to create monuments and buildings. Transfer to the airport (or city center of Messina).
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Booking with payment by bank transfer or online.
Only for private tours, the following supplements are expected:
From 1 to 3 participants: 300 euros/tour;
From 4 to 15 participants: individual standard fee + 30% of it.
Discover Messina Travel reserves the right to cancel the tour, not later than seven days before the chosen date, only in case of failure to achieve a number of 4 participants. In that case we will refund the complete amount within 24 hours from the notification of cancellation communicated by e- mail.
In case of annulment of the excursion by the customer not later than 24 hours previous to the chosen date for the tour the entire amount will be refunded.
If the tour will be annulled 24 hours before the date of the excursion to the customer it will be deducted 30% of the amount.