A full 5 days break for you and all the family. A NEW DESTINATION TO EXPLORE, Ribera is famous for its excellent oranges. Full of charm and history, offers a panorama of great naturalistic, environmental, cultural and food and wine value. A mediaeval village with many tourist attractions. Founded in 1635 by a group of people coming from Caltabellotta.
Monday – June 26th
Departure on AirMalta flight KM 640 to Catania at 6.am. Group has to reach airport by 3.30 am. On arrival in Catania at 6.40 we board our coach and proceed for a quick breakfast before continuing to the centre of Catania. Those who wish, may spend some time doing some shopping from the local market or touring Giardino Bellini and the big piazzas. An optional buffet at Happy Wok before we leave for Ribera where we are given our rooms. Instead, on our way to Ribera ,group may choose to stop at Fashion village Outlet instead of spending long hours at Catania Market and in this case one can enoy an optional lunch at the Outlet . On arrival in Hotel we are given our rooms and Free time for some rest before meeting for our dinner.
Tuesday – June 27th
After our buffet breakfast we set out for the famous Temples of Agrigento just about 40 kms away , known for the ruins of the ancient city of Akragas and the well –preserved Greek Temples. Enjoy taking photos in this famous Valley of the Temples.Those interested may visit The Acheological Museum. Nearby here are the famous Turkish steps which for us to enjoy . The afternoon after lunch will be devoted to a Tour of Burgio known as the City Of Bells but also very famous for its beautiful ceramics., After such a full interesting day Dinner awaits us in our comfortable Hotel.
Wednesday – June 28th
After our buffet breakfast today we’re off to Marsala internationally famous for its wine. Be ready for some wine tasting while we visit the renowned Cantine ( Wine cellars) . MOST FAMOUS in Italian History for the landing of the Thousand. Called by the Arabs Port of God , Marsala has an interesting city centre. Today our Lunch is optional in one of the many restaurants here and we enjoy some free time afterwards also for our personal shopping . Back to our Hotel for some relaxation before we meet for our delicious dinner will give us the possibility to enjoy a special evening.
Thursday – June 29th
This morning after our buffet breakfast we set out for the very important baroque village of Sambuca that has been given the prize of Borgo dei Borghi. We will not only enjoy the most beautiful panoramas around the place but we will also be shown around the history of this charming laid back village where we could visit a local frantoio (olive pressing) to buy their special olive oil as well as their local wines before returning to our Hotel for lunch. Some free time afterwards to relax because this evening we shall visit Sciacca that welcomes so many tourists in the summer months besides being an attraction for its famous Carnival.
Friday – June 30th
Buffet breakfast and later in the morning we board our coach to start our journey back to Catania. A stop for some last shopping in CENTRO SICILIA.( opened PRIMARK) Last hours at Porte di Catania for other shopping before we reach Fontanarossa airport. Airmalta KM643 leaves Catania at 23.25 (11.25pm). Arrival in Malta is at 00.04 ( four minutes past midnight).
PRICE €690 includes:
- AirMalta flights Malta/Catania/Malta. TAXES INCLUDED
- Four nights accommodation in very comfortable 4-star hotel. FULL BOARD (except Wednesday in Marsala).
- Fully air-conditioned coach for the whole trip (5 days)
Pls. phone 9949 9072 or 21414788. BOOK EARLY as seats are limited