Sole Blu Sicilia
At Sole Blu Sicilia we offer a complete range of travel services, everything from specially planned culinary tours to incentive holidays and conferences. Our hallmark is attention to detail and profound knowledge of Sicily.
Website URL: http://www.soleblusicilia.it
Palermo Tour Operator Sole Blu Sicilia is proposing for 2012 this fabulous week long food, wine and cooking tour in Palermo, as well as optional excursions to Cefalu, Marsala and Castelbuono. Participants will be taken to local markets, historicla locations, medieval villages and artisan food shops.
Airport Palermo/Hotel in Palermo
Arrival in Palermo on your own. Private transfer by Mercedes vehicle and English Speaking Driver from Palermo Airport to 4* Hotel in Palermo. Rest of the Day at leisure. Overnight in Palermo.
Full Day Excursion Palermo/Monreale
Breakfast at the Hotel. Meet your Driver and your English Speaking Local Guide at your hotel. Full Day Excursion of Palermo with the Norman Palatine Chapel, the Cathedral, Pretoria Fountain and a panoramic tour of the city. After lunch, at your charge, visit of Monreale, with the Cathedral and the Benedictine Cloister. Drop off at the hotel. Dinner on your own. Overnight in Palermo.
Day at leisure
Breakfast at the Hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Palermo.
Optional “Market Visit” with a taste of Palermo’s specialities followed by a Cooking Lesson at a Restaurant, with lunch included.
Meet your English Speaking Driver Escort at your hotel, then the chef of a restaurant of Palermo, and go together at a local and colourful market. Have the chance to taste typical Palermo’s street food, and then go to the restaurant for your cooking lesson followed by lunch. At the end, drop off at the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Dinner on your own and overnight in Palermo.
Day at leisure
Breakfast at the hotel. Breakfast at the Hotel. The rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Palermo.
Optional Excursion to Marsala and Erice.
Meet your English Speaking Driver Escort at the Lobby of your hotel, then go to Marsala. Visit of a winery in Marsala and taste of the table wines. Then, transfer to Erice, a little medieval village perched on a mountain. Walking tour of Erice. Lunch en route at your charge. Visit of a pastry confectionery and taste of the marzipan and almond pastry. Then return to Palermo. Drop off at your hotel, dinner on your own and overnight in Palermo.
Day at leisure
Breakfast at the hotel. Breakfast at the hotel. The rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Palermo.
Optional Excursion to Cefalù and Castelbuono.
Meet your English Speaking Driver Escort at the lobby of your hotel. Then, transfer to Castelbuono. Cooking lesson followed by lunch at a Restaurant, then walk through Castelbuono and visit of a local Panettone shop to taste the products. Return to Palermo, dinner on your own and overnight in Palermo.
Transfer to Palermo Airport Breaksfast at the Hotel. Breakfast at the Hotel. After breakfast, transfer to Palermo Airport by Mercedes vehicle and English Speaking Driver. End of our services.
TASTE OF SICILY PALERMO TOUR DETAILS
PRICE PER PERSON
€ 685,00 p.p. (min. 2 participants)
€ 515,00 p.p. (min. 4 participants)
€ 455,00 p.p. (min. 6 participants)
THE PRICE INCLUDES:
5 nights accommodation on Bed & Breakfast basis in Deluxe or Superior Double Room at 4* hotel in Palermo, located in the city centre. Transfers from and to Palermo Airport by Mercedes Vehicle and English Speaking Driver, 1 Full Day excursion of Palermo and Monreale included transport by Mercedes Vehicle and an English speaking local guide, fuel, toll, parking fees and all taxes
THE PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:
Airfare, meals and beverages, Optional Excursions, Entrance fees, Tips, porterage and personal extras. Everything not expressly mentioned under “The price includes
Optional Market Visit and Cooking Lesson followed by lunch in Palermo: euro 335,00 p.p. (min 2 participants); euro 230,00 p.p. (4 participants); euro 195,00 (6 participants)
Optional Excursion to Marsala and Erice/ visit at a winery, wine tasting and almond pastries tasting: euro 265,00 p.p. (min 2 participants); euro 160,00 p.p. (4 participants); euro 110,00 p.p. (6 participants)
Optional Excursion to Castelbuono/Cooking lesson followed by lunch: euro 300,00 (min. 2 participants); euro 210,00 p.p. (4 participants); euro 170,00 p.p. ( 6 participants)
THE PRICES ABOVE WILL BE VALID TILL 31st December 2012
Based in Palermo, Sole Blu Sicilia is a both a Sicily tour operator and professional congress organizer exclusively promoting holidays in Sicily. Established since 1997 by Margherita Perricone, the company prides itself on its young outlook, versatility and high standards putting clients first whether for conventions, incentives or holiday tours and vacations.
Sole Blu Sicilia's range of products and services are also suitable for individuals, couples, small or large groups and include customised culinary tours to large conference organization. Special assistance can be offered to visitors to Sicily arriving by cruise ship in Palermo and Messina who wish to enjoy a shore excursion.
This interesting and moderately priced 7 day tour of classic Sicily by Palermo based tour operator Sole Blu Sicilia features 4 star accommodation and all the 'must sees' of Sicily's most enchanting historical and cultural sights such as Etna, Palermo, Taormina and Agrigento.
Below we highlight the main elements of the tour with the latest published rates. The itinerary may vary slightly the scheduled sites are not accessible for any reason. Alternative visits will be guaranteed.
7 DAY SICILY HOLIDAY ITINERARY
1st day: Friday - Airport Palermo/Palermo
Independent arrival at the airport of Palermo in the morning and transfer on your own at your hotel 4*. Early afternoon visit Palermo. The sightseeing continues to Monreale. Visit the cathedral with its impressive mosaics and the Benedictine Cloister. Overnight at your hotel 4*.
2nd day: Saturday (B/D)* - Palermo/Erice
Early breakfast at the hotel time for leisure. In the afternoon departure to Erice, enchanting medieval village on top of the S. Giuliano Mountain at 800 meters of height. Visit of the town. In the late afternoon transfer to Agrigento Area; overnight and dinner at your hotel.
3rd day: Sunday (B)* - Selinunte/Agrigento/Butera
After breakfast, visit of the archaeological site of Selinunte. Possibility of an optional mini-tour by electric car (golf carts) inside the archaeological park. Transfer to Agrigento to visit the famous Valley of the temples. Proceed to Butera and overnight at your hotel 4*.
4th day: Monday (B)* - Butera/ Piazza Armerina/Taormina
Breakfast at the hotel and departure to Piazza Armerina for the visit of the Roman “Villa del Casale”, with its 3.500 square metres of mosaics, recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. At the end transfer to Taormina and overnight at your hotel 4*.
5th day: Tuesday (B)* - Taormina/Etna/Taormina
After breakfast, departure to Mount Etna. Optional excursion up to 2.500 meters by cable way, at your charge. With its 135km. perimeter and height of 3,340 meters above sea level, Mt. Etna is the result of a multitude of geological events which have taken place over the course of thousands years. Accommodation and overnight at your 4* hotel.
6th day: Wednesday (B)* - Taormina
Breakfast at the hotel. Day at your leisure with lots of suggestions from us on how to spend it in the best way.
7th day: Friday (B)* Catania/Catania airport
Breakfast at the hotel. Indipendent transfer to Catania airport.
*B=Breakfast; *L=Lunch; *D=Dinner
RATES from 1 March 2012 to 15 June 2012
Number of passengers 4 - price per person €1120
Number of passengers 6 - price per person €1000
Number of passengers 10 - price per person €800
Single Room Supplement on request
THE PRICE INCLUDES
- 6 Nights accommodation on Bed and Breakfast basis
- 1 Dinner in Butera at your hotel 4*
- Transportation and visits as per itinerary
- The tour will operate with a minimum of 4 pax and a maximum of 10 pax
- The tour is entirely escorted exclusively in English by a professional driver/tour escort
- Parking, tolls, vat according to the current rates
- Driver / tour escort expenses For information and reservation
THE PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE: entrance fees, tips, porterage and personal extras, everything not expressly mentioned under “The price includes”