Duration: 5 Days
Duration: 5 Days
Discover with us the romantic side of Sicily and experience Mount Etna up close. Magnificent opposites for a rounded overall experience. The “base camp” for your stay and excursions is a beautiful boutique hotel with a wellness center and pool. On all excursions, you will be accompanied by a guide in your language who will bring you closer to Sicily. You will learn about volcanic rocks and the history of Sicily. We take you to small restaurants where you have the opportunity to taste typical Sicilian food.
Take a 4-WD to the highest active volcano in Europe. Myth and legend mix with the reality of the lake of Acitrezza and the castle Acicastello, which was built on ancient lava rivers. You will drive through lush forests, past houses stuck in the frozen lava. You will visit volcanic caves and lunar landscapes. From the Silvestri craters, you have an unforgettable view.
You will visit the most beautiful cities of Sicily Syracuse and Ortigia and with their ancient buildings. Away from tourism, you will pass two pretty mountain villages where a scene from the film “The Godfather” was shot. Here Michael Corleone asked the father of Apollonia to meet his daughter. This is a fascinating way to get a real insight into the pristine and typical Sicilian villages and the heart of the people. Guests can enjoy one of the best Granita in Sicily at the Vitelli Bar.
At the conclusion of your Romantic Sicily trip, you will take a panoramic tour of the vineyards to a winery, where you will be guided through the wine cellars. Afterwards, you can taste three typical Etna wines with toasted bread and Sicilian Olive Oil. Of course, there is also plenty of free time to rest, visit the Hotel Spa and shop.
The indicated price for the Sicily trip was calculated for 6 participants in 3 double rooms in the low season. Seasonal and depending on your hotel preference, prices may change. The actual price will be defined in our offer.
Other prices: from €990 per person with 4 participants in 2 double rooms, from €1400 per person with 2 participants in a double room
The price includes all described trips, the tour guide in your language, the entrance fees and the meals mentioned. The selected Boutique Hotel features a wellness center and a swimming pool. On request, we can also offer a hotel on the beach, in the vine area, or in the city center.
Optional: tour guide for other languages on request, single room, extension, excursion to Taormina, Piazza Armerina or the Aeolian Islands.
Please include your requirements in your inquiry.
We will pick you up at Catania Airport and take you back there safely at the end of the program. For the excursions, we always pick you up at the hotel and take you back there.
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The 4-star boutique hotel we have chosen for this Romantic Sicily trip is located north of Catania at the foot of Mount Etna. It has a wellness center. Depending on the season and your preferences, we might recommend alternatives directly at the seaside or in the city center. If not otherwise agreed, we book a double room with breakfast for 2 people each.
After your specific request, we will make a corresponding offer with a hotel in the desired category and position.
Mount Etna is an active volcano. This can result in the road being closed or even the airport. We then discuss together what to do. We do not accept any liability for force majeure.
The tour is not suitable for wheelchairs and pushchairs.
In the cold season or when Mount Etna does not welcome visitors, we will take you to Taormina or Piazza Armerina to Villa Romana del Casale instead of the volcano. We discuss this with you and can take your wishes into account.
We will pick you up from the airport and take you to the hotel. Dinner at the hotel
Your tour guide and driver will pick you up at the hotel for a full-day excursion to Mount Etna.
In a typical local restaurant, there is a delicious lunch on the way.
Day trip to the most beautiful places in Sicily. You will visit the archaeological park of Neapolis and the romantic peninsula Ortygia with its narrow streets. Guests can enjoy a typical lunch in one of its cozy trattorias.
Excursion to two hidden mountain villages, which served as the backdrop for the film “The Godfather”. You will visit the bar, which served as the setting. Panoramic drive through the vineyards and guided tour to the wine cellar with tasting of three typical Etna wines and Sicilian olive oil.
We will take you to the airport and wish you a good journey home with many wonderful memories.