Culture, History & Gastronomic Tour

One day fully Guided excursion including a typical SICILIAN LUNCH in an Agriturismo
Culture, History & Gastronomic Tour visiting MARZAMEMI, NOTO and SYRACUSE
1st May – 30th September 2017 – Every Wednesday and Sunday

(This Excursion will not ne held on wednesday 7th June, instead this excursion will be held on Thursday 8th June) 

 

VR100 Dep. Mla 06:30 hrs Arr. Pozz 08:15 hrs

VR101 Dep. Pozz 21:30 hrs Arr. Mla 23:15 hrs

 


This excursion is only held with a minimum of 15 passengers

Highlights & inclusions
• Arrival at Pozzallo – a typical Sicilian village. Met by fully air-conditioned coaches, accompanied by guides.
• Departure to Marzamemi. We visit the multi coloured fisherman’s village and the Campisi establishment, famous for its’ Sicilian delicacies. Campisi is a leading manufacturer of fish products: fish eggs, raw tuna (bottarga), red tuna, traditional Sicilian sauces, the popular Pachino tomatoes home grown in this area of Sicily.
• Transfer to a wine cellar which produces wines from local grapes, particularly the Nero D’Avola and the famous dessert wine Mosato di Noto.
• Departure for Noto – UNESCO World Heritage Site. The city was completely destroyed i the 1693 earthquake and rebuilt to become The Capital City of Sicilian Baroque. A walk along the main street, Corso Vittorio Emanuele, from the Porta Reale to Teatro Communale takes you to most of the city’s prime sites, notably: Palazzo Ducezio (The Municipale), The Duomo, recently rebuilt after it collapsed 1996 resulting in a national and international outcry, the church of San Carlo and up Via Nicolaci, Palazzo Villadorata with its extravagant balconies.
• Departure for a typical Sicilian lunch (set menu), included in the price (20 types of antipasto, pasta with sauce, local meat, fruit, water, wine, coffee or liquor). Children’s menu consists of pasta, cutlet & fries, fruit and water
• Departure for Syracuse. SYRACUSE – has come to epitomize Greek culture in Sicily, Magna Grecia. the Duomo, in the old city Ortygia, is a converted Greek temple, one of the oldest places of worship and equally as unique.
• Departure for Pozzallo with a running commentary by the guide.

Family plan:

                    When two adults are travelling together, the first two children (4 years till under 14) pay € 59.00 per child 

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Reservations for this trip can be done online from this site  at least 4 working days in advance or by visiting a Central Holidays Office in Paceville, St. Julian’s or Qawra, Bugibba. A deposit of € 10 or as otherwise stated will secure your reservation.

 

Addresses:-

                         Central Holidays

                         134, St. George’s Road, Paceville – St. Julian’s – STJ 3203

 

                         OR

 

                         Central Holidays

                         Dawwret il-Gzejjer, Corner with Triq Dolmen, Qawra – Bugibba

                         (Close to Post Office and under the Dolmen Hotel)

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‘Website Time Limit Exceeded’ or ‘Trip out of Season’ for reservations and further details please visit a ‘Central Holidays Office’, in Paceville – St. Julian’s or Qawra – Bugibba area.

Other Details

Price Includes:-

  • Catamaran Tickets from Malta to Pozzallo and Return
  • Taxes
  • Typical Sicilian Lunch in an Agriturismo 
  • Fully Guided Tour to Marzamemi, Noto and Syracuse

 

 * Pick up from hotel available at € 11.00 per person.

 *(Please advice at our office if weather transport is required or not) 

 

Average pick up time: (if reuired)

                          Between 04:30hrs. - 05:30hrs.

 

 

The exact pick up time and pick up piont will be confirmed when the original tickets are picked up from one of our offices.

 

This trip is seasonal and is operating during summer and shoulder months.

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