• Dates

    09 -12 April

  • Price From

    494

  • Visiting

    Castellammare Del Golfo, Marsala, Donnafugata Winery, Salt Pans of Mozia,
    Erice, Trapani, Palermo

Thursday 9 April

Meet at the airport at 03:45am for Air Malta flight to Catania departing at 05:50am. Our journey will take us to the capital of Sicily, Palermo past a scenic motorway from Catania to Palermo. In Palermo we will see the city’s most famous landmarks (exterior view only) such as the Cathedral, Palazzo dei Normanni, the Praetorian Fountain and the busy street markets. In the afternoon, we continue our journey to our 4* hotel in Selinunte – Grand Hotel Selinunte. Buffet dinner.

Friday 10 April

Full day excursion to Erice and Trapani. The first stop will be made in Erice, a mesmerising walled medieval town whose mountain charm is enhanced by the unpredictable weather that can go from a sunny afternoon to a foggy evening in the space of a few minutes. The town has sweeping views of the sea and the valley below and is home to Sicily’s most famous pastry shop, Maria Grammatico, a must visit. There will be time for souvenir shopping. We then proceed to Trapani, the city of salt and windmills with an elegant and interesting historic city centre. We will have the opportunity to spend some time at one of the most famous Good Friday processions in Sicily. This starts on Friday afternoon and continues for 24hrs. Dinner (buffet) at the hotel.

Saturday 11 April

Full day excursion to Marsala. This town is rich in history and charm and along with a bourgeois city centre, it has beautiful beaches. Famous throughout the world for its excellent wine that bears its name, Marsala went down in history for being the city where Garibaldi landed in Sicily for the liberation of southern Italy from the Bourbon domination. We shall visit the much acclaimed Donnafugata winery. This winery is home to a dynamic production facility aimed at excellence. Here we will have the opportunity to savour 4 representative wines from the Donnafugata Collection (extra). Lunch (extra) followed by a visit to the famous Salt Pans of Mozia where we shall embark on a boat trip (extra) on the Laguna sailing close to the four islands. Dinner (buffet) back at the hotel.

Sunday 12 April

Departure from hotel after breakfast to Castelvetrano for the traditional rite that celebrates the Resurrection of Christ. We then proceed to the attractive seaside town of Castellammare del Golfo. This historic little fishing port has a very picturesque location, below steep mountain slopes, with a handsome curved harbour at the foot of a small headland topped with a castle. We will make a photo stop at the famous Scopello’s Faraglioni located in the natural reserve of Lo Zingaro. We then visit the small fortified village of Scopello. Our flight back to Malta leaves from Palermo at 10.40 pm.

Price per person

Triple€484
Twin€494
Single€554
Children (2-11 yrs)€354

Package price includes

  • Air Malta flights – Malta/Catania/Palermo/Malta
  • Air taxes, fuel surcharge and service charge
  • 3 nights’ accommodation in a 4* hotel in Selinunte on buffet half board basis including house wine and water
  • All excursions indicated in the program
  • Tour Leader Services

Extras

  • Infants (under 2 yrs) – €75
  • City tax – to be paid at the hotel – around €1 pppn and subject to change
  • Donnafugata winery – €18 per adult
  • Boat ride, Mozia Salt pans – €10 Adults, €8 Children

We also offer special preferred prices for villas in Sicily and Itria Palace Hotel in Ragusa ibla. Please ask our staff for more details.

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