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Skyline of Catania

Temple of Agrigento

The ancient ruins of a greek temple at Segesta

Palermo Cathedral

Description

You can have your independence and your savings too, when you combine the freedom of our fly/drive packages with the low rates afforded by our buying power. We can secure car rentals discounted as deeply as 50 to 60 percent off local rates, confirm your hotel accommodations, and suggest itineraries for you to explore. Coast along autostradas and winding country roads, taking as much time as you like to enjoy your destinations of choice.


Itinerary

Day 1 - Taormina

Pick up your rental car and drive to your hotel in Taormina, a town perched above the Ionian Sea with a medieval flair and spectacular Mt. Etna views.

Day 2 - Taormina/Mt. Etna/Taormina (appox. 72 miles)

Travel up the slopes of Mt. Etna to Nicolosi, starting point for the final ascent of the volcano. On the way back, travel by the lovely resorts of Acireale, Giarre, Giardini and Mazzar?. Enjoy Taormina's lively night scene. (B)

Day 3 - Taormina/Catania/Agrigento (approx. 136 miles)

Depart for Catania (approx. 32 miles) and after a view of its Baroque buildings, palaces and churches leave for Agrigento (approx. 104 miles), where you will be astounded by its Valley of Temples. Of the dozen of them, the Concorde is in a good state. (B)

Day 4 - Agrigento/Segesta/Erice/Palermo (approx. 185 miles)

Italy vacationDrive to Segesta (approx. 89 miles). Here the temple is seen from afar. It is one of the most perfectly come down from antiquity. Journey to Erice (approx. 24 miles), a labyrinth of medieval narrow streets defended by walls and towers at an elevation of 2,464 feet with luminous seascapes. Drive to Palermo (approx. 72 miles) and check in at your hotel. (B)

Day 5 - Palermo

The city is rich in history and monuments. Additionally there is an essential site, Monreale (approx. 10 miles), overlooking the Conca d'Oro (the Golden Basin) and boasting a 12th century Cathedral with splendid mosaics. (B)

Day 6 - Palermo to USA (or extend your stay)

 Italy vacationsDrop-off your car and say ''arrivederci''  to Italy or extend your stay. (B)

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Includes

  • Hotel accommodation for 5 nights
  • Daily buffet breakfast
  • Car rental - Category C. Car Rental includes unlimited mileage, CDW (Collision Damage Waiver), TP (Theft Protection), Third Party Liability (including passengers), airport surcharge, 24 hour-a-day road assistance, VAT (Value Added Tax), AAO (Additional Driver)
  • Document holder and luggage tags
  • Hotel taxes and service charges

Excludes

    • Airfare, Airport taxes & Fuel Surcharges 
    • Visa upon arrival (and upon re-entry) if required 
    • Tips and Personal items 
    • Travel Insurance 
    • Optional Tours

Notes

    Independent programs. From price is per person based on double occupancy. A selection of different hotels, room category, additional nights, transfers and optional tours are available. Program’s validity and/or some included features may vary

Departures & Rates

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