This Sicily tour package will take you to explore the Eastern side of the island, discovering many of the must-see destinations, such as the most beautiful villages in Sicily.
First of all, this tour starts with the visit to Messina, considered the Gate of Sicily, admiring the enchanting Strait of Messina, its squares as the Cathedral Square and its famous astronomical clock. The Sicily tour package includes on the second day a visit to the cities where the Godfather movie was filmed, Savoca and Forza d’Agrò, two beautiful villages on the top of the hills of the Ionian coast.
On the following day, we are going to have an outdoor tour visiting the natural landscape of the Alcantara Gorges, on the slopes of Mount Etna, a natural canyon formed by the ancient eruptions of the volcano. In the afternoon we will reach the “Pearl of the Mediterranean”, Taormina, and one of the most beautiful villages in Italy, Castelmola.
We will spend the last three days visiting tiny villages in Sicily Tyrrhenian side, starting from Castroreale, Montalbano with its mystical Argimusco, Novara di Sicilia, the castle of Milazzo and the archaeological area of Tindari.
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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 at the airport and hotel check-in. You will be welcomed by our tour guide at the airport of Catania or Palermo, or in the city of Messina. Our first day starts with the visit of Messina with the Cathedral and the Bell Tower with the astronomical clock, the Fountain of Orion, the Church of Catalans, the Temple of Christ the King, the Sanctuary of Montalto, Panoramic point, Fountain of Nettuno, Lakes of Ganzirri, Cape Peloro. Dinner and overnight in 4 stars hotel in Messina.
Breakfast in the hotel. The second day of this Sicily tour package will be spent enjoying a Godfather tour: in the morning we will have the visit of Savoca with Bar Vitelli, Church of Saint Lucy, Church of Saint Michael, Crypt of the Convent of Capuchins; Abbey of Saints Peter and Paul of Agrò in Casalvecchio Siculo. Lunch in a typical farm. In the afternoon Forza D’Agrò with the visit of the Cathedral of Announciation, Church of Holy Trinity, Church of Saint Francis. Dinner and overnight in the hotel.
Breakfast in the hotel. Departure to the Botanical Park of the Alcantara Gorges. We will continue to Isola Bella (Optional tour by boat, from May 1st to September 30th – extra charge € 40). Lunch in a winery on the slopes of Mount Etna. In the afternoon visit of Taormina along Corso Umberto, Greek-Roman Theatre, Clock Tower, April 9 th Square – Panoramic point, Church of Saint Pancras, Public Gardens, Cathedral of Taormina, Palace Dukes of Santo Stefano, Palace Corvaja. At the end Castelmola with the Castle, Bar Turrisi, Panoramic point, Chiesa di Saint Nicholas. Dinner and overnight in the hotel.
Breakfast in the hotel. Departure to Castroreale with the visit of the Cathedral Santa Maria Assunta, Jewish Quarter, Tower of Federico II, Museum, Church of Candelora, Church of Saint Agatha. Lunch in a farm with typical local products. In the afternoon visit of the Castle of Milazzo.
Breakfast in the hotel and check out. Departure to Novara di Sicilia with the visit of the theatre, the Church of Saint Anthony, the Cathedral, the Crypt, the Trasure, the Medieval Bridge, the Church of Announciation and the show of the competition of Maiorchino cheese. Lunch in a restaurant. In the afternoon Montalbano Elicona with the Argimusco Plateau. Check-in and accommodation in the hotel in Montalbano.
Breakfast in the hotel and check out. In the morning the visit of the city centre of Montalbano Elicona with the Swebian-Aragonese Castle, the Mother Church and the Panoramic Point. Lunch in a restaurant. In the afternoon Tindari with the visit of the archeological area, the Greek-Roman theatre and the Sanctuary of the Black Madonna. At the end of the journey, transfer to Catania or Palermo airport, or in the city of Messina. We will share a goodbye hoping to see our guests back to Sicily soon!
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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.