• Dates

    Group 1: 7 – 10 Dec 2017*
    Group 2: 30 Dec – 02 Jan 2018

  • Price Starting From

    Euro399

Day 1

We meet at MIA at 03.45 am for our Air Malta flight to Catania departing at 05.50 am. Upon arrival, our private coach will take us to the city of Noto. Both this city and its beautiful Duomo are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We will also visit the quaint island of Ortigia, with its cobblestoned streets. At the end of the day we shall be transferred to our 4* hotel in Aci Castello – President Park Hotel (or similar) for check-in and dinner.

Day 2

Breakfast will be followed by a full day excursion. We will make a stop in Catania for some shopping from Via Etnea and/or personal sightseeing. We will also visit the Sicilia Outlet Village where we will be able to dive into Sicily’s best fashion deals with discounts of up to 70% on branded items. Today’s excursion will also take us to see Caltagirone, considered as the Christmas crib capital of Sicily due to the amount of cribs one finds on display. This town is also famous for its artisanal ceramics. Dinner will be taken at the hotel. Group 2 will be visiting Catania on day 3 since this will be New Years Eve. Compulsory New Year’s Eve Dinner will be taken at the hotel (extra).

Day 3

Today we will visit Mount Etna, one of Sicily’s natural beauty landmarks and Europe’s highest active volcano. We will be able to view the volcano craters, the volcanic ash landscape and also admire the spectacular scenery spreading far over the Calabria coast. We will visit the mountain village of Zafferana where we will have the opportunity to sit-in on a honey tasting demonstration and sample the different types of local honey. A stop will be made in the elegant baroque town of Acireale. This town rises upn a hill overlooks the Ionian Sea and Offers a beautiful panoramic view. Acireale became well known for hosting one of the most popular Carnivals in Sicily. Dinner at the hotel. Group 2 will not visit Acireale but will instead visit Catania.

Day 4

Breakfast and we will check-out of the hotel. We will then visit Savoca, one of the most beautiful villages in Sicily. Savoca has plenty of charms of its own, but the main attraction is the village’s connection with Francis Ford Coppola’s film ‘The Godfather’. Scenes for this movie were shot at Bar Vitelli, on the village’s little square. We will close off this tour by a visit to the charming hillside town of Taormina with its many elegant buildings and shops. Our private coach will then takes us to the airport for our flight back to Malta which arrives at 22.55.

Prices per Adult

Group 1: 07 – 10 Dec 17Group 2: 30 Dec – 02 Jan 18
Adult Triple€399€439
Adult Twin€409€449
Single€469€529
Children (2 – 3 yrs)€256€269
Children (4 -11 yrs)€299€359

Infants under 2 years pay €85

*Group 1 will return to Malta on the 11 December on the morning flight from Catania. The group will spend the night of December 10 at President Park and dinner is included. There will be no further supplement to pay.

Price includes

  • Air Malta flights – Malta/Catania/Malta
  • Taxes, fuel surcharge and service charge
  • 3 nights’ accommodation at the 4* President Park Hotel (or similar)
  • Half Board (breakfast and dinner – except for New Year’s Eve Dinner)
  • City Tax
  • All excursions mentioned in the program
  • Tour Leader Services

Extras

• Insurance
• COMPULSORY New Year’s Eve Dinner – not included in price

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