Among our tours of Sicily with this one you can take the opportunity to explore the Northwestern side of the island: be enchanted by the Salt Pans of Trapani, the medieval village of Erice, Palermo, Cefalù & Monreale, capitals of the Arab-Norman heritage of Sicily.
Our tour of Sicily starts visiting the nature reserve of the Salt pans of Trapani, a unique place where it’s still preserved the old tradition of salt extraction. On the second day, we go to Erice, a fairy-tale place where you can discover the old medieval village and the castle. Before leaving, don’t forget to taste the typical local cookies, the Genovesi pastries, made with a shortcrust pastry stuffed with custard.
In tours of Sicily, you’ll discover also the capital of Sicily, Palermo, where you have the opportunity to admire the monuments that testify to the Arab and Norman dominations in Sicily. Nearby Palermo, Cefalù and Monreale, are two of the most popular tourist destinations in Sicily. Their charming Cathedrals keeps inside mosaic decorations dating back from the XII century. On the last day, we’ll go to Segesta, an ancient Elymian city located on the north-western side of Sicily.
Book now and visit this must-see destination when it comes to tours of Sicily: we are sure that you won’t regret it!
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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.
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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.
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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. The first stop of the tour of Sicily will be Trapani. The morning is dedicated to the visit of the Salt Pans of Trapani, where you can see the nature reserve in which the population make the salt extraction. Lunch in a typical Sicilian restaurant.
In the afternoon, we are moving in the center of the town where through a walking tour along the main street we visit the most important monuments. Dinner and overnight in 4 stars hotel in Trapani.
Breakfast in hotel and check-out. The second day you’ll visit Erice. Erice is a medieval village that nearby Trapani overlooks the archipelago of Egadi Islands. Its ancient castle of Venus, is famous for its panoramic position, from where you can admire the landscape of Trapani.
With the guide you’ll visit the main monuments of this old village and you are captured by its landscape. The lunch will be in a local restaurant. Before to leave don’t forget to taste the local pastry products, such as Mustaccioli, the Genovesi pastries.
In the evening we transfer to Palermo in order to reach the hotel. Check-in, dinner and overnight in 4 stars hotel in Palermo.
Breakfast in hotel . Palermo, capital of Sicily. The 3th day of this tour of Sicily will be dedicated to discover this charming city, the biggest of the island.
Through a walking tour you’ll visit its incredible and lively city center in order to admire the Cathedral, the most famous streets, Quattro Canti (Four Corners), Piazza Pretoria and Fontana della Vergogna (Fountain of Shame) and much more.
During the day you have also the opportunity to taste the typical street foods of the city: pane e panelle, bread filled with Sicilian fritters made with chickpea flour; pane ca meusa, bread stuffed with veal spleen. Lunch in a typical restaurant of the town. Dinner and overnight in 4 stars hotel in Palermo.
Breakfast in hotel and check-out. In the morning we visit Palazzo dei Normanni (Norman Royal Palace) with the Palatine Chapel, that testify to the Norman domination in Sicily. In the afternoon we reach Monreale and the lunch will be there, in a typical place.
In the afternoon we visit the historical center of Monreale. The city was founded by the Normans in the XII century. Interesting is the Cathedral inside which there are decoration mosaics that represent Jesus Christ, the Pantokrator, and the Monumental Cloister.
In the evening we reach Cefalù. Check-in and dinner in a 4 stars hotel in Cefalù.
Breakfast in the hotel. All the day is dedicated to discovering Cefalù. This town, not far from Palermo, is very famous in Sicily, especially for the seaside tourism and for art. The city centre is characterized by a narrow street, ancient buildings and local craft shops specialising in the production of ceramic objects, located especially along Corso Ruggero.
During this day you visit the main tourist places of the town, such as the Cathedral, the archaeological area, the Temple of Diana, Byzantine fortified walls, Porta Pescara, etc. Lunch in a typical restaurant where you eat Sicilian seafood dishes. Dinner and overnight in 4 stars hotel in Palermo.
Breakfast in hotel and check-out. In the morning we will leave our accommodation, moving towards Segesta.
Here, we will admire the ancient theatre with its impressive views and the Doric temple while our guide will tell the history of this special site.
Lunch in a typical restaurant At the end of the tour of Sicily, transfer to Catania or Palermo airport, or in the city of Messina. We will share a goodbye hoping to see you back in Sicily soon!
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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.