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Splendour of Sicily

Splendour of Sicily

The island of picturesque hilltop towns, quaint fishing villages and expansive olive groves that are interspersed with Greek and Roman amphitheatres and temples. A CITO tour by air.

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DAY 1: Your Door to Door service will transfer you to the airport for your flight to Sicily. On arrival, our local coach will transfer us to the Arathena Rocks Hotel in Giardini Naxos, our base for the next 7 nights.


During our stay, the following excursions will be included:

  • A guided walking tour of Taormina which is surrounded by a setting of rocks, gardens and sea. Taormina’s most famous structure is the GreekRoman theatre from which there is a spectacular view of the sea and Mount Etna.


  • The city of Catania where ancient monuments and fanciful Baroque buildings characterise the cityscape. Highlights include the Norman-Baroque Cathedral, the Elephant Fountain, the Greek theatre and Roman Odeon.


  • Visit the picturesque hill villages of Savoca and Forza D’Agro, film locations of The Godfather.


  • The Ortygia Peninsula and the UNESCO site and temples of Syracuse, one of the most important cities of Ancient Greece and whose ruins rise out of lush citrus orchards. Time to wander through its streets and piazzas where you will find the Fountain of Arethusa.


  • Excursion to Mount Etna, Europe’s highest active volcano. Walk the Silvestri craters and the lava streams of 1983 and 2001, with lunch included.


  • 2 full days and 2 half free days to relax and enjoy the hotel’s facilities or explore the local area at your own pace.


Price Includes:

  • Door to Door Service

  • Return flights

  • Airport transfers at the destination

  • Porterage

  • 7 nights dinner, bed and breakfast at the Arathena Rocks Hotel

  • Coach tours as mentioned in the itinerary

  • All entrance fees, where applicable

  • English speaking local guides during the excursions

  • Services of Cito Tour Manager throughout


Please call our reservation team for available dates & prices.



Arathena Rocks Hotel

The Arathena Rocks Hotel is located directly by the sea in Giardini Naxos. This beautiful location was the first Greek colony in Sicily and is located near Taormina. The beautiful outdoor pool with sea water surrounded by a green garden, is equipped with deckchairs and umbrellas. En-suite bedrooms have satellite TV, telephone, safe, air conditioning and balcony or terrace.


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Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Ardleigh Crown Ardleigh Crown Public House
Bramford, Angel PH Bramford, Angel Public House
Brentwood George & Dragon George & Dragon PH, Roman Road, Mountnessing
(B1002) CM15 0TZ
Bury St Edmunds Bus Stn Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station, Stand 9
Capel St Mary (South) Capel St Mary National Express Stop Southbound
Setdown Point: Capel St Mary White Horse Pub
Chelmsford Services Chelmsford Springfield Services
Lorry Park (Off A12)
Claydon Crown Claydon Crown Public House Lay By
Colchester North Rail Stn Colchester North Rail Station
Combs Bus Shelter Combs Bus Shelter, Ipswich Road (Opp. Esso Garage)
Copdock - Tescos Copdock Mill, Tesco Superstore Front Exit Bus Stop
Debenham Angel Debenham Angel Public House
Diss Bus Station Diss Bus Station
Eye Town Hall Eye Town Hall
Felixstowe Coach Park Felixstowe Coach Park, Garrison Lane, Felixstowe,
IP11 7SJ
Felixstowe Gt Eastern Sq Felixstowe Great Eastern Square
Ipswich, West End Rd Ipswich,West End Road Car Park
Kelvedon - The Tavern Kelvedon The Tavern, High Street/Station Road
Long Stratton Long Stratton Police Station
Mendlesham Kings Head Mendlesham, Kings Head Public House,
Mendlesham, Denters Hill Mendlesham, Denters Hill
Needham Market - Swan Needham Market, Swan Public House,
Norwich - Castle Meadow Norwich, Castle Meadow,(Outside Galloway Office)
Redenhall/Station Road Junction of Redenhall Road/Station Road Harleston
(Old Duke William PH) IP20 0LB
Scole - Scole Engineering Outside Scole Engineering Garage, Scole
Sproughton Sproughton, Wild Man Public House
Stowmarket Railway Stn. Stowmarket Railway Station.
Stowupland Dents Corner Stowupland, Dents Corner,
Tollgate McDonalds Stanway, Mc Donalds Bus Stop, Tollgate, CO3 8RG
Witham Old Post Office Witham Old Post Bus Stop - Sorting Office
(NOT McColls Store)
Woolpit Church Woolpit Church

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Galloway Travel Group, Denters Hill,
Mendlesham, Suffolk, IP14 5RR

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