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GRAND EXPLORER ITALY Old town Cefalù, Sicily Treasures of Sicily by Air Explore spectacular Sicilian treasures including beautiful Taormina, unique Syracuse and the brooding Mount Etna. Day 1 Fly to Catania, where you will be met and transferred to your hotel in the Syracuse area. After dinner, we suggest a walk through Ortigia, the historical heart of Syracuse. Stroll through Greek temples, baroque churches, hidden gardens and courtyards, ending at the most beautiful square of Sicily. D Day 2 Syracuse; Agrigento We enjoy a guided tour of Syracuse’s most important archaeological area, including the Greek theatre, the Roman amphitheatre and the famous Dionysus Ear, then proceed to the House of Tellaro, a rich country residence of the late Roman Empire. Continue to Agrigento, where we enjoy a guided visit to the imposing Valley of the Temples. We stay overnight in Agrigento. B,D Day 3 Marsala; Trapani; Segesta Depart for Marsala, built on the ancient site of the Punic city Lilibeo and well known today for the production of Marsala wines. We later drive along the Salt Route, with its picturesque windmills in the Trapani area, where we will make a photo stop, then continue to Segesta, with a visit to the Doric Temple from the 5th century B.C., built by the famous architect of his time, Elimi. We stay for two nights in Palermo. B,D Day 4 Palermo Visit Palermo, the island’s splendid capital with a local guide who will show you around the most famous sights. B,D Day 5 Cefalù Head to Cefalù, to visit the traditional fishing village, then to Castelbuono, a medieval town with a 14th century church. Continue to Acireale area for a three-night stay. B,D Day 6 Mount Etna; Taormina Join our excursion to brooding Mount Etna, one of the world‘s largest and most active volcanoes. Afterwards, we visit Taormina, a picturesque town overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. Enjoy free time in this charming town with its winding streets, cosy cafés and tempting restaurants. B,D Day 7 Godfather Tour Today we offer a fascinating excursion built around the classic Godfather film. We head first to a small town set on the hillside of the foothills of the S. Peloritiani. This is where Al Pacino and the cast shot some of the scenes from the film. A ‘must’ is a stop at the famous bar COASTAL & ISLANDS STAY & EXPLORE ‘Vitelli’ on the corner of the town, seen many times throughout the film. From Savoca you will visit Forza d’Agrò which is one of the best examples of a typical village of the Province of Messina and still conserves its medieval street layout. B,D Day 8 Transfer to the airport for your return flight home. B Included Meals: B=Breakfast, D=Dinner For full hotel and itinerary details visit www.leger.co.uk/tours/kifi 8 days by air £999 from Includes... • 7 nights hotel with continental breakfast & 7 evening meals • Return flights to Catania • Airport transfers in Sicily • English speaking official guides in Agrigento, Palermo and Syracuse • Fully escorted in Italy by a Tour Manager • Excursions & visits: ✓ Syracuse; Agrigento ✓ Marsala; Trapani; Segesta ✓ Palermo ✓ Cefalù ✓ Mount Etna; Taormina Plus... • Optional excursion: • Godfather Tour Flights... Flights to/from Catania are available from a selection of U.K. airports – call or see our website for details. Palermo By Air Tour Code: K8IFI Jun 4 2017 £999 Sep 24 2017 £1049 Jun 3 2018 £1029 Sep 23 2018 £1089 Your Hotels Syracuse You will stay for one night in Syracuse at the 4-star Hotel Panorama, or similar, followed by one night at the 4-star Baia di Ulisse, or similar, in Agrigento. You will then stay for two nights at the 4-star Cithotel Dea Palermo, or similar, in Palermo and then three nights at the 4-star President Park Hotel in Aci Castello, or similar, near Acireale. Extras: optional excursions; travel insurance essential, see page 4 for details; single room supplement from £249; flight supplements where applicable. Mount Etna from Taormina Visit www.leger.co.uk for 100s of great-value touring holidays 21


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