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Brilliant introduction to glorious Sicily. So much to see, so little time, BUT a fantastic introduction covering everything from nature to culture, to ancient temples, wonderful scenery and fabulous food.
I don't have just one. I loved everything, but especially the incredibly well preserved antiquities, including from Greek and Roman times.
Salvo was exceptional. Very hard working, making sure we all finished with a strong sense of appreciation of his Island and a desire to return. He was calm, able to adapt to unpredictable changes in weather which involved changes to itinerary. He created the perfect balance between bringing us to places and leaving us free to explore.
Get fit before you leave! It is a magnificent journey with fabulous, full days, which demand some level of fitness. Pack layers covering yourself from warm, to hot to rain.
I absolutely loved this trip and would highly recommend it as a great "taster" for Sicily.
An amazing trip, magical days in Beautiful Sicily, in the company of wonderful people, great food, and a very special guide, Fabio, who passed his love for Sicily to all of us
each day was different and wonderful. perhaps favorites were Etna and Zingaro Natural reserve
Cannot think of anything.
An ok trip, The towns were very pretty and the temples were in a good setting.
Walking round the towns and sampling the local food
Ok, but her english was not great and she wanted talk about ancient times and geology too much instead of telling the group the modern side of the island.
Do not book this trip if you are single and under the age of 50 and you wish to stay out later than 10 pm.
One of the hotels we stayed in had no hot water in the shower, which was unacceptable for the price of the trip.
After breakfast we enjoy a spectacular guided walk on Mt Etna, Europe's highest active volcano. We hike up past several old lava flows to be rewarded with a dramatic panoramic view of the four craters that make up the top of this famous volcano (3 hours walking, +300 -300m, 8 km).
You are strongly advised to take a waterproof/ windproof jacket, a warm top and to wear long trousers. According to the weather and volcanic conditions there is a chance to climb by cable car and 4x4 jeeps up until 2900 metres.
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For the meals not included, allow €8-15 for lunch and €20-30 for dinners. The exact amount spent depends entirely on the type of restaurant visited, and the menu chosen.
Optional Excursions (prices vary depending on time of year)
Etna optional excursion by 4x4
Greek Theatre in Taormina (including cable car)
Bethany Lees - European Operations
We spend 8 nights in six locally-owned hotels. All rooms have en suite facilities. The hotels have been chosen for their warm hospitality and their typically Sicilian character.
In San Vito Lo Capo the group my be split across different small renovated farmhouses, which were originally part of a traditional gated complex.
Bethany Lees - European Operations
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