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 medieval village with many tourist attractions. Founded in 1635 by a group of people coming from Caltabellotta
SPECIAL ATTRACTION SCIACCA CARNIVAL and VALENTINE DAY’S CELEBRATION. ENJOY!!!
Monday – February 12th
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 – February 13th
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 are the famous Turkish steps for all those who wish to enjoy such an exceptional sight and take photos. The afternoon after lunch we will leave for Sciacca where the famous Carnival is held. Being so renowned this festivity attracts many tourists and we shall join to admire. After such a full interesting day Dinner awaits us in our comfortable Hotel
Wednesday – February 14th
After our buffet breakfast today we’re off to 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 back to our Hotel for lunch.. Some relaxation in the afternoon for those who wish to take a stroll around Ribera or rest before our Special Celebration of Valentine’s Day in the Hotel this evening when we meet for our delicious dinner and this will give us the possibility to enjoy a special evening.
Thursday – February 15th
This morning after our buffet breakfast we set out for Marsala , internationally famous for its wine.. Most famous in Italian History for the landing of the Thousand .. Called by the Arabs Port OF God, Marsala has a very interesting city centre. Today our lunch is optional in one of the many restaurants.. On our way back , time permitting we will stop in Burgio being renowned as the city of bells and ceramics. Time to buy a special souvenir to take home. Our last evening in the Hotel we may choose to enjoy the Special delicious pizza for which our Hotel has become renowned known as “Giro Pizza” and a special attraction for inhabitants of the surrounding villages in the area.
Friday – February 16th
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).
SPECIAL PROMOTIONAL PRICE
- AirMalta flights Malta/Catania/Malta. TAXES INCLUDED.
- Four nights accommodation in very comfortable 4 star hotel.
- FULL BOARD wine and water included during meals .(ONE DAY ONLY half board when we go to Marsala)
Any food or drinks outside our Hotel has to be paid for extra.
Entrance tickets to museums, Temples and any places of interest are also paid extra
City Tax to be paid at the end of trip to Hotel
Fully airconditioned coach for the whole trip ( full 5 days)
Well experienced Granata Travel Tour leader to accompany the group
Pls. phone 9949 9072 or 21414788. BOOK EARLY as seats are limited