Western Sicily – 5 days
May: 23 – June: 27 – July: 18 – August: 29 – September: 19 – October: 24.
DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN PALERMO
Arrived in Palermo, transfer not included to your beautiful accommodation.
Welcome cocktail before dinner and overnight.
DAY 2: PALERMO - MONREALE
After breakfast, morning tour of Palermo, the Capital of Sicily and one of the richest town in the island for history and art. You’ll visit the Cathedral, the Palazzo dei Normanni with its Palatina Chapel, the Quattro Canti, the Opera House, the Pretoria Square.
Free lunch in the centre where we suggest to taste the typical palermitan street-food, such as bread with “panelle” or “cca meusa”.
The tour continues with Monreale, to admire the Cathedral with its superb 12th century mosaics, and the cloister of the Benedectine monastery with Moorish architecture.
Back to your accommodation for dinner and overnight.
DAY 3: CEFALU’ – CACCAMO
After breakfast, transfer to Cefalù for the visit of the Norman Dome, rich of Byzantine mosaics.
Spare time for free lunch. In the afternoon, you’ll reach Caccamo where you will see one of the best preserved Norman castles of Italy.
Back to your accommodation and spare time for relax, dinner and overnight.
DAY 4: CASTELBUONO – SANTO STEFANO DI CAMASTRA
After breakfast, drive to Castelbuono, a lovely village located in the Madonie’s Valley, among oak, cherry, chestnut and ash woods. Walking through the streets of the little centre you will see the Ventimiglia’s Castle and the Master Church dedicated to Santa Maria Assunta.
Free lunch. In the afternoon, the tour continues to Santo Stefano di Camastra, a small town so called for the presence of a Benedictine Monastery built in the Norman period.
Here, you may also see and learn about the handicraft production of artistic ceramics. Return to your accommodation in Palermo.
Typical dinner and overnight.
DAY 5: PALERMO – END OF OUR SERVICES
After breakfast end of our services.
At the end of the tour you will receive a nice souvenir !
- Transportation and driver/guide from DAY 1 to DAY 4 as specified;
- Accommodation in Farm-house;
- Half board as indicated, with 1/2 mineral water ed 1/4 vine p.p.;
- VAT and local taxes.
- trance fees;
- Any tourist taxes;
- Local guides*;
- Transfers to the airports last day;
- All not mentioned in “services included”.
* Possibility of guide services in different languages as supplement.