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Christmas in Sicily December 20th - 30th, 2019

Join us in December 2019 for an unforgettable holiday experience to
beautiful Sicily. You, Me & Sicily offers first time travelers, experienced travelers, and our returning guests a life-changing adventure that will ignite your love for Sicily and enhance your knowledge of history, art culinary, and culture.

You, Me & Sicily’s ours will WOW you with the magnificence of Sicily.
As always, the more you travel with us, the more you are rewarded! Don’t forget to ask about our frequent guest discount.

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December 20:  Depart from your home airport to Catania. Sicily here we come !

December 21: Arrival and welcome to CATANIA International Airport. You will be greeted by Eszter and Alfred to begin your Christmas in Sicily adventure. Private transfer to the Sicilia Residence . Eszter will “show you around” the immediate area. You’ll visit the green-grocer, the market, pharmacy, and two cafe’s located within a stone’s throw away. Later in the evening, we’ll enjoy a Special Sicilian Welcome Catered Dinner at Eszter and Alfred’s, featuring typical foods eaten during
the holiday season.

December 22: After breakfast we’ll visit the quaint Sicilian fishing villages of ACI TREZZA and ACI CASTELLO, where you will meet our friends and enjoy the local ambiance. Late afternoon we will go to CATANIA and walk the famed Via Etnea visit the Christmas Market and get filled with the sights and sounds of Christmas in Sicily. We’ll have dinner at one
of our favorite fish restaurants Antica Sicila.
December 23: A drive through ETNA villages to see the marvelous Nativity scenes and experience Christmas in small towns including Nicolosi, Bel Passo, and Trecastagni. Afterward, we travel to Viagrande for a spectacular vineyard tour to learn about ancient wine making followed by Etna wine tasting event . Dinner at one of our favorite local restaurants.

December 24: After breakfast, we will visit a ricot-ta farm in SALEMI where you will be treated to some scrumptious offerings. Then we will travel a short way to SEGESTA, the site of perhaps the most perfectly kept Doric temple of Greek antiquity. Set among the hills, this will be a truly emotional day for you. Dinner that evening at a local restaurant.

December 25 Merry Christmas!: We will have a late Christmas lunch at Piccolo Mundo Trattoria in Viagrande. Then we will come back to Eszter and Alfred’s house for a “Yankee” swap (please bring a $20 gift with you for the swap).

December 26: Breakfast at residence then we will visit CALTAGIRONE, a beautiful city known for its special ceramics for Saint Stephen’s Day. Besides ceramics, this town is known for its colorful, festive and spiritual Christmas displays. Afterwards we will
return to the hotel for a special catered dinner with a Sommelier serving delicious Sicilian wines.

December 27: After breakfast we will visit NOTO, in the Province of Siracua, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This town has an impressive collection of marble churches and buildings. Dinner at a local restaurant.

December 28: Breakfast at the residence then off again to TAORMINA to see them prepare for New Year’s Eve Celebrations. Dinner at Carmello’s in Trecastagni.

December 29: After breakfast we will take a drive along the beautiful southern coast to MAZARMENI and PORTOPALO DI CAPO PASSERO in the Province of Syracusa, two typical small quaint fishing villages . Then farewell dinner at our favorite fishing village in
ACITREZZA at Cafe del Mar.

December 30: Transport to Palermo International Airport for return flights. (Unless you have made previous arrangements for an extended stay.)


The Christmas in Sicily tour is exclusively limited to no more than 15 people.
To ensure your spot, book your reservation with Alfred and Eszter TODAY!
PLEASE NOTE: December weather is cool during the day. However, the evenings may get cold. We recommend you bring appropriate clothing. There are ATM’s located nearby, but it is recommend you bring some Euro’s with you (200-300 Euro max). Also, we suggest you bring a European adapter for electronics. When making your reservation, please make us aware of any dietary restrictions or health restrictions so we can plan accordingly. Download a copy of the itinerary!


$2,899.00



LAND ONLY COST
Per person based on double occupancy.

 

 


 

$300.00 single supplement

A non-refundable deposit of $500 per person is due immeadiately, with FINAL PAYMENT due by November 15, 2019
NOT INCLUDED IN LAND COSTS:
• Tips/Gratuities and anything not mentioned in the itinerary
• Any pre or post hotel nights, car rental, private tours, and airfare
TRIP CANCELLATION INSURANCE is OPTIONAL for an ADDITIONAL COST PER PERSON. Even with the best intentions, things can happen and for this reason we strongly
recommend the purchase of insurance.
CANCELLATION PENALTIES: Cancellations must be received in writing (can include email).
The charges below will apply from the date we receive your written notice.
• The Initial Trip Deposit of $500 per person is fully non-refundable
• 60 to 50 days before departure you will lose 50% of the trip cost or deposit, which ever is greater
• 49 to 11 days before departure you will lose 80% of the cost of your trip
• 10 days or fewer before departure, you will lose 100% of your trip
Price is guaranteed on a minimum of 10 participants.

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BY CHECK:
Send $500 deposit per person payable to: Eszter Vajda,
Mail: 22 Railroad Street, #215, Andover, MA 01810
CREDIT CARD PAYMENT VIA PAYPAL*:
Eszter Vajda: eszternvajda@gmail.com
* Pay with Pay Pal or wire transfer money into her Bank of America account. Bank processing fees may apply.
CELL: 333 497-9881 (Alfred’s Italian cell number)s
WHAT’S APP: 978 604 1273
WEB: YouMeAndSicily.com

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Express Disclaimer
You Me & Sicily acts only as an agent for the various independent suppliers that provide hotel accommodations, transportation, sightseeing, meals, activities, or other services connected with this tour. Such services are subject to the terms and conditions of those suppliers.
You, Me & Sicily, its respective employees, agents, representatives, and assigns accept no liability whatsoever for any injury, damage, loss, accident, delay, or any other incident which may be caused by the negligence, defect, default of any company or person performing these services.
You, Me & Sicily does not accept responsibility for losses, injury, damages or expenses of any kind due to sickness, weather, labor strikes, hostilities,wars, terrorist acts, acts of nature, local laws or other such causes.
All services and accommodations are subject to the laws and regulations of the country in which they are provided, on this case, Italy.
You, Me. & Sicily is not responsible for any lost or stolen baggage or personal effects of any individual participating in the tours/trips it arranges.
Individual travelers are responsible for purchasing a travel insurance policy that will cover some of the expenses associated with the loss of luggage or personal effects as well as trip insurance.
TOUR IS BASED ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS. WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND YOU RESERVE YOUR SPOT(S) BY SENDING A DEPOSIT TODAY.

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