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Beautiful Campania and Sicily

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ROME
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11
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PALERMO

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Itinerary

Day 1:
Welcome to your Europamundo journey! We hope you enjoy your trip.

The moment of joining the tour is very important.

Check in advance the point and time of incorporation. In case you have any doubts, contact Europamundo before the day of departure through the emergency telephone number or the chat that you can find on the "My Trip" website created for you.


We ask you to be punctual, remember we are traveling in a group and the collaboration of all is crucial for the success of the trip.


Have a good journey!


Day 1: Rome- Naples- Capri- Sorrento- Salerno.-
Total distance: 300 km.
Landscapes: Very beautiful landscapes in the bay of Naples and Sorrento.
Notes: As we will take some boats, we suggest you to take some warm clothes. Do not forget to take the camera as landscapes are of great beauty. For climatic reasons, sometimes the ships that connect Naples with Capri or Sorrento do not operate; in these cases, the route would be modified arriving to Sorrento by road and visiting Amalfi instead of Capri.


07.30 hrs- An early start in Rome, to travel to the south of Italy.

11.00 hrs.- We pass through NAPLES where we embark (boat ticket included) for the ISLAND OF CAPRI(estimated departure at 11.35hrs in a 50 minutes cruise with very beautiful landscapes) ;

12.45 hrs.-CAPRI - if you wish, you can take a launch to the White Grotto or take a trip on the cable car to Capri capital. Free time.

16.15 hrs- Capri- Departure. we will board once more and continue to Sorrento (schedule might be modified)
17.15 hrs- SORRENTO, arrival to this town full of charm and tourist life at the foot of the cliff. Time to stroll.


18.30 hrs- Sorrento departure. We continue to the Gulf of Salerno.
20.15 hrs- Salerno. Arrival.


Note: During the winter months, schedules will be modified (leaving Naples earlier) in order to take advance of sunlight.






Day 2:

Total Distance: 475 km.
Landscapes: Mountains, sea, villages en route.
Note: We recommend you to take warm clothes to enjoy the crossing on the ferry between the Italian Peninsula and Sicily.


07.30 hrs- Salerno. Departure. We travel to the south of ¨the boot¨. Attractive southern Italian scenery as we cross the Cilento National Park.
11.30 hrs- We arrive in PAOLA, on the shores of the Tyrrhenian Sea, we visit the sanctuary of St Francis of Paola and we have free time for lunch in its pretty historic centre.


14.00 hrs- We go on our way to VILLA SAINT GIOVANNI where at around 16.30 hrs we take a 20 minutes short ferry crossing to the island of SICILY.


17.30 hrs- Arrival in MESSINA where we will have time for a stroll in the center of this great city, our meeting with the island of Sicily.18.30 hrs.- Messina, departure.
19.30 hrs- TAORMINA. Arrival.


NB: Accommodation in the “region of Taormina”, the accommodation may sometimes be in Messina.
Day 3: Taormina- Caltagirone- Villa Romana del Casale- Palermo.-
Total distance: 320 km.
Scenery: Inland Sicily, Mediterranean mountainous landscapes.


After breakfast time to walk through the wonderful city of Taormina, at the foot of the Etna volcano, which was defined by Churchill as the most beautiful place on earth. Its old town is full of life, its Greek theater dominates unforgettable landscapes.

11.00 hrs. - Taormina, departure. We continue our route towards the center of the island.
12.45 hrs. – Caltagirone - Time to walk and have lunch in this city declared a World Heritage Site for its great Baroque legacy. We include a ride on a tourist train to listen to the explanations of the city and learn about its main points. The city is the center of ceramics in Sicily, as witnessed by its numerous shops and workshops and some of its emblematic places, the best known, the staircase of 142 steps, each decorated with different tiles.

15.00 hrs. – Caltagirone - departure.
15:45 hrs. - Villa Romana del Casale (admission included). Time to get to know this World Heritage Site. Villas, in the Roman Empire, were the symbol of agrarian exploitation. El Casale not only it has the architectural configuration of the 4th century been preserved, but, due to their abundance and quality, the mosaics that adorn almost all the rooms are the most beautiful in the Roman world.

17.15 hrs. - Villa Romana del Casale - departure. We continue crossing the mountainous center of the island.
19:30 hrs. – Palermo - arrival at the end of the day.
Day 4: Palermo.-
Total distance: 40 km.


09.00 hrs. - Today with a local guide we will have a city tour of Palermo. We will admire the cathedral with its mix of styles and its royal tombs inside (admission included); the Norman Palace (the former royal palace), its fountains, its markets and gardens. During the visit we will also go to MONREALE, its cathedral (admission included) has been declared a World Heritage Site for its impressive golden mosaics that cover the interior. Free time in the afternoon.


Note: Sometimes, if the number of travelers is very limited, the visit may not be private but rather carried out with a regular excursion provided by local companies.


Day 5:
After breakfast, end of our services.

Note: Remember that hotels check-out time is usually at 10.00 hrs. In most cases, you can leave your luggage at the hotel reception at check-out time, so you can enjoy the city and pick it up at the time you require that same day. If you need more time to use your room, please consider booking an additional night at the end of your tour.

Price includes

Included

  • Europamundo General Services: Travel by bus with English speaking guide, basic travel insurance, hotel and breakfast buffet.
  • Includes arrival transfer
  • City tour in: PALERMO
  • Excursion: Monreale in Palermo
  • Ticket admission: Casale Roman Villa, Cathedrals of Palermo and Monreale
  • Train: Caltagirone
  • Ferry: Naples/ Capri /Sorrento, San Giovanni / Messina in Sicily
  • 1 Dinner Included in: TAORMINA



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Planned Hotels

ITALY
IBIS STYLES ROMA EUR
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694442000
H9301@accor.com
Viale Egeo 133 Via Massimiliano Massimo 15 , 00144 , ROMA , ITALIA
GRAN HOTEL SALERNO
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897041111
info@grandhotelsalerno.it
LUNGOMARE CLEMENTE TAFURI 1 , 84127 , SALERNO , ITALIA
ANTARES
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9426400
antares@parchotels.it
Via Germano Chincherini 98037 Letojanni Taormina , 98037 , TAORMINA , ITALIA
ERGIFE
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666441
info@ergifepalacehotel.com
Largo Lorenzo Mossa, 8, 00165 Roma RM , 00165 , ROMA , ITALIA
CAESAR PALACE
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3909425590
cpalace@parchotels.it
VIA CONSOLARE VALERIA , 98035 , TAORMINA , ITALIA
ASTORIA PALACE
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0916281111
astoria@ghshotels.it
VIA MONTEPELLEGRINO 62 , 30142 , PALERMO , ITALIA
ELE GREEN PARK HOTEL PAMPHILI
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06661028
info.pamphili@elehoteles.com
Largo Lorenzo Mossa 4 , 165 , ROMA , ITALIA
OLIMPO LE TERRAZE
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09426400
Via Germano Chincherini - Letojanni , 98037 , TAORMINA , ITALIA
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