8 days
Duration
Italy
Location

Golf Sicily Tour

 

Sicily is one of the most wonderful place on Earth and has probably the best weather in Italy, with 300 days of sunshine a year. Visiting Sicily is like admiring dozen countries in one! This island is a unique place full of history, art, archeology, breathtaking scenery and folklore.

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

  • Enjoy golf at the slopes of Etna Volcano
  • Luxury resort and SPA
  • Visit the best sites archaeological sites
  • Discover the main cities of Sicily
  • Delight yourself with typical gourmet dishes
  • Private transfers

TRIP AT A GLANCE

  • (Day 1): Palermo
  • (Day 2): Agrigento
  • (Day 3): Trapani-Erice
  • (Day 4): Catania
  • (Day 5): Syracuse
  • (Day 6): Taormina
  • (Day 7): Palermo
  • (Day 8):Palermo-Return home

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Sicily Tour

(Day 1): Palermo- Welcome to Sicily

Arrival at the international airport of Palermo. You will be escorted to the luxury 5* Verdura Resort which is set on 230 hectares, and nearly two kilometers of private Mediterranean coastline. After check in you will enjoy three Kyle Phillips golf courses, a 60-metre infinity pool, six clay tennis courts, a world-class spa, four restaurants, five bars and much more. It’s a place where your room will seem woven subtly into the landscape. You will appreciate a true sense of space and uninterrupted views of the azure waters from your private terrace. In the evening be amazed by an exceptional gourmet dinner in the finest restaurant of this resort.

What is included: Dinner, accommodation, private transport, golf course and supply

(Day 2) Agrigento

After a delicious breakfast, you will join Agrigento temples for an exceptional immersion in the Valley of the Temples, a series of temples, cemeteries, and tombs, which are part of a wonderful UNESCO World Heritage Site, dates back to 500 BC. In the afternoon, an olive oil maker will explain the secrets of this exceptional product and make you taste different qualities of Extra virgin oils.

What is included: Accommodation, breakfast, dinner,private transport, Visit of the Valley of Temples and Agrigento, olive oil tasting.

(Day 3) Trapani-Erice

In the morning: free time to play golf

In the afternoon: Transfer to Erice and Trapani

Wonderful synthesis of art, history and landscape, the town of Erice preserved virtually intact its medieval center, perfectly integrated with the morphology of the mountain and harmoniously blended with the wonderful natural surroundings. Few minutes away by car, you will reach San Vito Lo Capo famous for having a breath-taking panorama and one of the most beautiful beaches in Italy.Along the road it is possible to see numerous dazzlingly white mountains shimmering in the sun, These are not snow-capped mountains but hills of salt, one of the Sicilian economy’s historical resources. The visit of salt flats will also highlights rare breeds of birds and an amazing flora typical of the area.

—What is included: Accommodation, breakfast, dinner, private transport, visit of the main sites, golf course and supply.

(Day 4) Catania

—After a delicious breakfast, this morning you will leave Agrigento region to reach the Picciolo Etna Golf, an exclusive 4* resort close to Catania. Relax and enjoy THE 18-HOLE GOLF COURSE SITUATED ALONG THE SLOPES OF MOUNT ETNA with A UNIQUE AND SPECTACULAR VIEW ON THE MOST IMPORTANT VOLCANO IN EUROPE

—What is included: Accommodation, breakfast, dinner, private transport, golf course and supply.

(Day 5) Catania-Syracuse

After breakfast, you will visit Catania and its Central piazza, This is an Unesco World Heritage Site, a place surrounded by buildings in a unique local baroque style and crowned by the grand Cathedral of Sant’Agata. Few meters away, the famous fish market is a vibrant place, a deep insight into the lives of the Sicilians.

In the afternoon you continue your visit and discover Syracuse and its historical heart called Ortigia, once occupied by the Greek colonists. They built fortifications and other structures,many of which still exist today. The temples of Apollo and Athena are two notable examples.

—What is included: Accommodation, breakfast, private transfer, visit of the main sites.

(Day 6) Taormina

Your morning belongs to you: Relax in the beautiful swimming pool, play golf or have a massage at the renowned SPA inside the resort.

Early in the afternoon you will discover Taormina Pearl of the Mediterranean! This village will enchants you with its magnificently restored mediaeval buildings, breathtaking views around every corner and an amazing network of winding streets strewn with typical shops, cozy bars and great restaurants. You will see a multitude of traces left by Byzantines Greeks, Arabs, Romans, Normans, French and the Spanish who conquered this land all over the centuries. Taste a typical cassata pastry and drink a refreshing lemon granita.

In the evening, together with a local chef, you will have a great cooking class and learn how to prepare delicious Sicilian dishes.

—What is included: Accommodation, breakfast, SPA, golf course and supply, cooking class with dinner, visit of Taormina, private transfer.

(Day 7) Palermo

Transfer to Palermo. Together with your private guide, you will enter the busy port and attractive medieval quarter, along with the ‘newer’ section of the city, where much of the grand architecture dates from the 17th century. The capital of Sicily is decorating with striking cathedrals, glittering palaces and lovely Baroque buildings on its network of haphazard streets. Dinner in a finest restaurant.

—What is included: accommodation, breakfast, dinner, transport, private tour guide.

(Day 8) Palermo-Return home

Free day- Enjoy your shopping, visit the archaelogical sites and immerse yourself in this magic environment. This wonderful tour has made you discover a precious variety of landscapes, contemplate architectural relics of rare beauty, enjoy unique moments. In few hours a private transfer will take you to the airport for the return flight. Arrivederci Italia.

—What is included: accommodation, breakfast, private transfer to the airport.

Electa recommends the following guidelines for customized Italy tour packages, excluding international flights:

5-star: € 400 – € 900+ per person per day
4-star: Minimum € 350 per person per day
3-star: Minimum € 250 per person per day

The customized package will include hotels, airport transfers and other transportation within Italy, guided tours or activities, unique experiences, trip planning, and 24X7 support during your trip.
Please inquire for a custom quote. The price is customized based on final hotel choices, travel dates, and other custom preferences.

Most tours are customized for private travel according to your preferences and dates.






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