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Catania and Aci Castello

Catania and Aci Castello

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Since the eighteenth century, Catania has been the second most important city of Sicily, on this excursion you can visit this lovely city. With Catania you can enjoy a very special lively city which offers a taste of the antique and modern, order and chaos, excellent shopping and Art, History and Culture, Fountains and Squares. You can spend some parts of the morning seeing the the Cathedral square, the mean street of Via Etnea, the Roman theater, not to mention stroll the world famous open fish market situated in the heart of the city.

From here you will continue on to the seaside towns of Aci Castello and Aci Trezza, two pretty coast line Sicilian villages. Aci Castello boasts a rich production of citrus fruits, olives, grapes, almonds, cereals and amazing restaurants. Aci Trezza is a small but charming fishing village, with its small harbor full of fishing boats and typical fishing restaurants. The name Aci Castello derives from the homonyms Castle situated on a nearby hill of lava rock, built by the Normans in 1076. The most architecturally interesting monument is the Norman Castle, today home to a Museum, built with lava rock from Mount Etna. We then make our way to Acireale which is situated on a flat stretch of lava high above the Ionian Sea. We will visit the Duomo square with its wonderful Baroque palaces and churches, in particular, the Duomo itself and the church of St. Peter & St. Paul and San Sebastian. You have the rest of the afternoon here before heading backing to the port.

The English speaking driver will pick you up from the port and take you back as well in the afternoon.

All rates are quoted in Euro funds. Payment in Euro and/or Euro Travelers Checks. Price includes English speaking driver for the day. Price does not include lunch, gratuities or entrance fees.

Price list
Mercedes A/C Sedan up to 4 people € 500 All inclusive
Mercedes A/C Minivan up to 6 people € 550 All inclusive
Mercedes A/C Minibus up to 8 people € 600 All inclusive
Mercedes A/C Minibus up to 15 people € 1500 All inclusive
Mercedes A/C Minibus up to 24 people € 2200 All inclusive
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