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Springtime in Sicily May 10-21, 2018

Springtime in Sicily Holiday Trip 2018Springtime is one perhaps one of the best times to visit Sicily. The
days are getting warmer, there are fewer crowds and the landscapes
are exploding with colorful flowers and delicious fruits and vegetables.
We invite you to join Alfred Zappala and Eszter Vajda of You Me & Sicily for this custom spring tour designed for the
experienced traveler and returning guests.
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Springtime Beginnings

DAY 1 May 10: Depart from USA>Catania

DAY 2 May 11: Arrival and welcome to CATANIA International Airport and greeted by Eszter and Alfred to begin your Springtime Sicilian adventure. Private Transfer to 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 Dinner at a great local restaurant.

DAY 3 May 12: Breakfast at the Residence. Enjoy a delicious
breakfast of espresso, cappuccino, cornetto and yummy delights. Get the flavor of what the locals do each morning. Following breakfast, we’re off to TAORMINA, the Pearl of Europe. Then later to visit SAVOCA, where you can indulge in an espresso or favorite beverage
at Bar Vitelli and enjoy this beautiful town with a panorama that will blow your mind away. Dinner at a wonderful local restaurant.

DAY 4 May 13: 
Breakfast at the Residence. We depart to the slopes of ETNA for a spectacular wine tasting event at our favorite winery. Later, we rendezvous with Roberto and the gang at Sikelia Café after touring the Port of Naxos and its great promenade.


DAY 5 May 14: Breakfast at the Residence. Depart for CATANIA, the city of black and white. We will visit the Piazza Duomo, the famous fish market, and walk the famed Via Etnea and get filled with the sights and sounds of city life. We will have a late lunch at one of our favorite restaurants, and head for the communes of the “Rivera of the Cyclops”, ACI CASTELLO and ACITREZZA.
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DAY 6 May 15: Rest in the morning! Breakfast at the Residence. In late morning, we will venture off to
see two of the most important cities in ancient Greater Greece, SIRACUSA and ORTYGIA. In the evening, we will enjoy dinner at an authentic rustic restaurant.

DAY 7 May 16: Breakfast at the Residence and a free morning! You can enjoy the pool and facility! Later that afternoon we will be treated to a great cooking demonstration by a Sicilian chef! At night, another scrumptious dinner!.


DAY 8 May 17: Breakfast at Residence. We visit the magnif-icent Baroque city of ACIREALE  featured in an episode of You Me and Sicily during our Carnivale tour.  Then off  to a vineyard in the foothills of MOUNT ETNA to sample up and coming  Sicilian  wines and liquors !

DAY 9 May 18: We head to the middle of the island to visit the magical mountain town of ENNA. Later we visit  Piazza Armerina to the Villa Romana del Casale to see the  remains of a perfectly preserve Roman villa with an amazing collection of mosaics, including the famed bikini girls!

DAY 10 May 19: After breakfast at the Sicilia Residence, we are off to NOTO and the famous flower festival (The  Infiorada) that will make your jaw drop! Set against the backdrop of perhaps the finest city of the baroque style, you’ll enjoy this portion of your day.  Then we will zoom to MODICA…the home of Europe’s finest chocolate (where you can sample many varieties!), yet another great town of the baroque.  We will also visit the great Duomo there. Dinner in the evening at a great restaurant.

DAY 11 May 20: We will spend our last day togeth-er saying good-bye to Mama ETNA as we travel to this wondrous natural volcano. We will enjoy the trip; stop at Refugee Sapenzia for an espresso, finally we’ll  travel to the slopes of Etna to see a wonderful family with an  unbelievable display of old Sicilian carts. Truly remark-able. Oh! Don’t forget to buy the Etna honey! Delicious!  We will have a great going away dinner at the Viagrande restaurant!

DAY 12 May 21: Transport to Catania International Airport for flights.
Ciao and Arrivederci!
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The Springtime 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: May weather is warm during the day. However, the evenings may get chilly. We recommend you bring appropriate clothing. There are ATM’s located nearby, but it is recommend you bring some Euro’s with you. Also, we suggest you bring a European adapter for electronics. When making your reservation, please make us aware of any dietary restrictions so we can plan accordingly, or any health restrictions we should know about. Download a copy of the itinerary!

$2,799.00 LAND ONLY COST

Per person based on double occupancy. $300.00 single supplement
A non-refundable deposit of $500 per person is due November 1st, with FINAL PAYMENT due by April 10, 2018

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 at an ADDITIONAL COST OF $199.00 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.
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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** Tour Schedule is subject to change based on
weather conditions and client feedback

 

How to book your reservation(s)
SPACE IS LIMITED. BOOK TODAY WITH A DEPOSIT!
BY CHECK:
Send $500 deposit per person payable to You Me and Sicily to:
Eszter Vajda, 22 Railroad Street, #215, Andover, MA 01810

CREDIT CARD PAYMENT VIA PAYPAL:
Eszter Vajda: eszternvajda@gmail.com
Alfred Zappala: alfredzappala1950@gmail.com
CELL: 333 497-9881
WHAT’S APP: 001 978 604 1273

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