6 days Sicily Tour Package – Explore Eastern Villages in Sicily
This Sicily tour package will take you to explore the Eastern side of the island, discovering many of the must-see destinations, such as the most beautiful villages in Sicily. This tour starts with the visit of Messina, considered the Gate of Sicily, admiring the enchanting Strait of Messina, its squares as the Cathedral Square, and its famous astronomical clock. On the second day take a visit to the cities where the Godfather movie was filmed, Savoca and Forza d’Agrò, two beautiful villages on the top of the hills of the Ionian coast. On the following day, we are going to have an outdoor tour visiting the natural landscape of the Alcantara Gorges, on the slopes of Mount Etna, a natural canyon formed by the ancient eruptions of the volcano. We will spend the last three days visiting tiny villages in Sicily.
Giorno 1: Messina
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. Our first day starts with the visit of Messina with the Cathedral and the Bell Tower with the astronomical clock, the Fountain of Orion, the Church of Catalans, the Temple of Christ the King, the Sanctuary of Montalto, Panoramic point, Fountain of Nettuno, Lakes of Ganzirri, Cape Peloro. Dinner and overnight in 4 stars hotel in Messina.
Giorno 2: Godfather Tour – Savoca e Forza d’Agrò
Breakfast in the hotel. The second day of this Sicily tour package will be spent enjoying a Godfather tour: in the morning we will have the visit of Savoca with Bar Vitelli, Church of Saint Lucy, Church of Saint Michael, Crypt of the Convent of Capuchins; Abbey of Saints Peter and Paul of Agrò in Casalvecchio Siculo. Lunch on a typical farm. In the afternoon Forza D’Agrò with the visit of the Cathedral of Annunciation, Church of Holy Trinity, Church of Saint Francis. Dinner and overnight in the hotel.
Day 3: Alcantara, Taormina and Castelmola
Breakfast in the hotel. Departure to the Botanical Park of the Alcantara Gorges. We will continue to Isola Bella (Optional tour by boat, from May 1st to September 30th – extra charge € 40). Lunch in a winery on the slopes of Mount Etna. In the afternoon visit of Taormina along Corso Umberto, Greek-Roman Theatre, Clock Tower, April 9th Square – Panoramic point, Church of Saint Pancras, Public Gardens, Cathedral of Taormina, Palace Dukes of Santo Stefano, Palace Corvaja. At the end Castelmola with the Castle, Bar Turrisi, Panoramic point, Chiesa di Saint Nicholas. Dinner and overnight in the hotel.
Day 4: Castroreale and Milazzo
Breakfast in the hotel. Departure to Castroreale with the visit of the Cathedral Santa Maria Assunta, Jewish Quarter, Tower of Federico II, Museum, Church of Candelora, Church of Saint Agatha. Lunch on a farm with typical local products. In the afternoon visit the Castle of Milazzo.
Day 5: Novara di Sicilia and Montalbano Elicona
Breakfast in the hotel and check out. Departure to Novara di Sicilia with the visit of the theatre, the Church of Saint Anthony, the Cathedral, the Crypt, the Treasure, the Medieval Bridge, the Church of Annunciation, and the show of the competition of Maiorchino cheese. Lunch in a restaurant. In the afternoon Montalbano Elicona with the Argimusco Plateau. Check-in and accommodation in the hotel in Montalbano.
Day 6: Montalbano Elicona and Tindari
Breakfast in the hotel and check out. In the morning the visit of the city centre of Montalbano Elicona with the Swebian-Aragonese Castle, the Mother Church and the Panoramic Point. Lunch in a restaurant. In the afternoon Tindari with the visit of the archeological area, the Greek-Roman theatre and the Sanctuary of the Black Madonna. At the end of the journey, transfer to Catania or Palermo airport, or in the city of Messina. We will share a goodbye hoping to see our guests back to Sicily soon!
Specification: 6 days Sicily Tour Package – Explore Eastern Villages in Sicily
Terms & Conditions
The reservations will have to be forwarded by 7 days before the event. The payment of the allowances has to be done at the time of the reservation, or by the period that the event takes place. The group will be entrusted to one or more than one guide or/and delegated representatives of Discover Messina Travel which will assist the activities during the days together with the architect Nino Principato, who will take care of the tours. It’s compulsory for the participants to carefully observe the rules given by the guides during the whole path, to follow the pre-established itinerary without getting far from the group unless given the permission and to respect the established time for the eventual free time. The guided tours are provided for walks with pedestrian paths, some of which are on the rise. During all of the activities, non-ambulatory guests have to be assisted by an escort that can help them. Discover Messina Travel, in exceptional situations or imputable reasons to the organization, will have the option to modify the program of the activities. The participation of minors is consented only if accompanied by someone that has parental rights or someone that stands for them. The participants note the detailed program, the travel time, the sites that will be visited and exempt Discover Messina Travel from any civic and penal responsibility for eventual delays, incidents and injuries that might happen during the tours and during transfers that are not to be imputable to the organization. Discover Messina Travel also reserves the right to cancel the event if the minimum number of 30 participants hasn’t been reached by 7 days before the event. As not provided by these general terms, Discover Messina Travel refers to the law in force.
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