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We depart from the United States to Rome.
Upon arrival in Rome and checking into our hotel, we’ll dive into the heart of the city, exploring its iconic landmarks:
After breakfast, our morning kicks off with a visit to the legendary Colosseum, immersing ourselves in ancient history.
Moving seamlessly, we then journey to the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill, delving into the heart of Rome’s remarkable past.
Following a delightful lunch, our adventure continues to the Vatican, the smallest country in the world. Explore its wonders, from the aweinspiring St. Peter’s Basilica to the rich collections of the Vatican Museums.
After an early breakfast, catch a flight to Palermo. Depending on our arrival time, either swiftly settle into the hotel or drop off luggage, then dive headfirst into the vibrant streets of Palermo.
Our initial destination: the Quattro Canti crossroads, where perfectly symmetrical facades unfold Palermo’s narrative. Admire the seasonal fountains, statues of kings, and representations of the city’s patron saints.
In the morning, meet Dr. Anita Bestler, a leading expert on Sicilian history. Explore the city and its markets, unraveling stories from 3000 years ago.
After the insightful walking tour, relish a delicious lunch at a traditional restaurant, indulging in flavors that echo Palermo’s diverse heritage.
As the evening unfolds, brace yourself for a rare treat. Giorgio Flaccavento awaits, ready to guide us through a “foodies” tour, shedding light on the traditional “street food” of Sicily.
Embark on a visit to the renowned Spiaggia di Mondello Beach. Sink your toes into the golden sands, bask in the warmth of the sun, and immerse yourself in the crystalclear Mediterranean waters.
Today after breakfast embark on an enlightening day trip to Trapani:
Discover the ancient tradition of salt production dating back to 200 B.C. in Trapani.
Drive to Cammarata to meet the family. Spend the day, exploring and later head to Catania.
After breakfast, set forth to the east coast, specifically Syracuse and the captivating island of Ortigia. Dive into its rich history, with the iconic Duomo as a starting point.
Take your time exploring the city, meandering through its charming streets, and discovering historical landmarks.
Post a delightful lunch, transition to an afternoon boat trip, exploring the coastal beauty that envelopes Syracuse.
Depart on return flight to the United States.
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Due: December 15, 2023
Due: March 1, 2024