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Grand Tour of Sicily with Insight Vacations
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Tour Pace -An evenly paced tour with two- night stays in five of the seven cities, with overnights in Assisi and Agrigento. The majority of the driving days are of reasonable length and with frequent stops, often with great photo opportunities.

Fellow Passengers -This tour appeals particularly to the traveller who has perhaps visited Italy briefly on a European panoramic tour and now wishes to look at the country in more depth. It also suits the art history specialist who wishes to visit the country for the first time.
 
Day 1 - DEPART CANADAalt
 
Board your overnight flight.
 
Day 2 - SAT - ROME AT LEISURE
 
On arrival at Rome’s Fiumicino Leonardo da Vinci Airport, your airport shuttle service leaves for the tour hotel at 09:30, 12:30, 15:30 & 18:45. Perhaps take a stroll in the Piazza Navona before joining your Tour Director for a Welcome Drink.
Hotel: UNA Hotel Roma.
 
Day 3 - SUN - ROME SIGHTSEEING
 
Tour St Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican City, seeing the Popes’ Altar by Bernini and Michelangelo’s Pieta. Now visit the Colosseum, scene of great entertainment in Imperial times and overlook the Roman Forum. Time at leisure this afternoon. (BB)
 
Day 4 - MON - ROME - OVERNIGHT FERRY
 
Meet your local guide for a sightseeing tour of the priceless art in the Vatican Museums before admiring Michelangelo’s amazing ceiling in the Sistine Chapel. Drive through vine-covered hills to visit the peaceful Commonwealth War Cemetery at Cassino. Stop at Pompeii, where a local expert will guide you around the excavations of the city, buried by an eruption in 79AD. Drive through the city of Naple s before boarding an overnight ferry to Sicily. (BB)
 
Day 5 - TUE - PALERMO - AGRIGENTO
 
Arrive in the early morning in Palermo where a guided tour will show you the cathedral, the Arab-Norman Palatine Chapel and the magnificent Monreale. Then it’s off to the Valley of the Temples near Agrigento, considered the finest Greek sanctuary in Sicily. See the impressive Temple of Concord and Temple of Juno,

overlooking the sea.

Hotel: Jolly della Valle. (BB,D)
 
Day 6 - WED - AGRIGENTO - GIARDINI NAXOS
 
Travel into the heart of Sicily to visit the Roman Villa of Casale, noted for the mosaics which cover almost the entire floor. Descend to the east coast and follow the coastline of the Cyclops Riviera to Giardini Naxos.
Hotel: Sant Alphio. (BB,D)
 
Day 7 - THU - TAORMINA EXCURSION
 
Tour the hillside town of Taormina. Founded in 400 BC, Taormina is beautifully located, facing the snowy peak of Mount Etna. Visit the Greek Theatre before free time to explore the sub-tropical terraced gardens, or stroll along elegant Corso Umberto to Piazza 9 Aprile for panoramic views across the bay. Return to Giardini Naxos where the rest of the day is at leisure. (BB,D)
 
Day 8 - FRI - GIARDINI NAXOS - SORRENTO
 
Drive to Messina to board the ferry back to the Italian mainland. Continuing north past Salerno, take the cliff-top road to Sorrento.
Hotel: Parco del Sole. (BB)
 
Day 9 - SAT - ISLE OF CAPRI EXCURSIONalt
 
See the art of ‘intarsio’, or marquetry wood inlaying, before cruising to the island of Capri. A funicular train takes you up to Capri town to spend time browsing the shops and admiring the Mediterranean views. Perhaps visit Anacapri before returning to Sorrento. (BB,D)
 
Day 10 - SUN - SORRENTO - ASSISI
 
Drive north into Umbria and continue to the walled town of Assisi, spread across the slopes of Monte Subasio. Stroll through the narrow streets and visit the Basilica of St Francis with its famous frescoes by Giotto. Afterwards, the energetic might like to climb up to the castle for fine views over the valley. Tonight, before dinner, work up an appetite as you join the locals for a traditional leisurely promenade (passaggiata).
Hotel: Windsor Savoia. (BB,D)
 
Day 11 - MON - ASSISI - VENICE
 
Visit the Basilica of St Mary of the Angels, built to commemorate the site where St Francis died. Then a beautiful drive brings us through the wild Apennine Mountains to the Adriatic coastal plain. Drive along the scenic Brenta Canal with its magnificent Palladian villas, once the summer residences of Venetian nobility, to the romantic city of Venice, where your hotel overlooks the Grand Canal.
Hotel: Continental. (BB,D)
 
Day 12 - TUE - VENICE SIGHTSEEING
 
Relax and enjoy the scenery as you travel by private launch to St Mark’s Square. See the Bridge of Sighs, connecting the Doges’ Palace to the prisons. See the ornate St Mark’s Basilica, followed by a demonstration of Venetian glass blowing. To truly appreciate this unique city, step aboard your gondola to glide along the peaceful canals. Now you are at leisure. Why not cruise to Burano Island for a delicious seafood meal? (BB)
 
Day 13 - WED - VENICE - FLORENCE
 
Cross the fertile valley of the river Po before heading into the Apennines to the Tuscan capital, Florence. A guided tour takes you to the original ‘Statue of David’ inside the Academy Gallery. Walk to the Cathedral to see Giotto’s Belltower and the ‘Gates of Paradise’ before continuing to Signoria Square, adorned with statues and fountains, before visiting the basilica of Santa Croce, where Michelangelo lies buried. Finally, watch a leatherwork demonstration before enjoying some time at leisure.
Hotel: Hilton Florence Metropole. (BB,D)
 
Day 14 - THU - FLORENCE AT LEISURE
 
A whole day is set aside to explore this glorious city, the treasure house of the Italian Renaissance. Take an excursion to see the Leaning Tower of Pisa or indulge in a delicious local meal with rich Chianti wine. (BB)
 
Day 15 - FRI - FLORENCE - ROME
 
Travel through the Chianti vineyards and olive groves to Siena, Renaissance rival of Florence. Walk through the narrow cobbled streets to the vast Campo Square, where the Palio horse race takes place. See the Town Hall, Della Quercia's ‘Fountain of Joy’, and climb up to the hilltop Cathedral before returning to Rome for a last night celebration Highlight Dinner with pasta and music. Enjoy a short group tutorial on the wines that compliment your evening meal.
Hotel: Melia Aurelia Antica. (BB,HD)
 
Day 16 - SAT - ROME
 
Arrivederci Roma! Sadly, your tour comes to an end after breakfast. Departure transfers arrive at Rome’s Fiumicino Leonardo da Vinci Airport at 07:00 & 09:30. (BB)
 

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All sales are final and no refunds will be issued. If you cancel an event within the cancellation policy detailed in the event description, a credit will be issued for the full amount that can be applied towards a future event. All trips are rain or shine with the exclusion of conditions deemed hazardous to your safety. If a trip is rescheduled due to unsatisfactory conditions, weather, double booking or any other unforeseen circumstances, an in-house credit for the trip will be applied to any other trip for one calendar year. Meet Market Adventures is a social event company for singles. Our events run on a first come first serve basis. We do not guarantee equal men to women ratios at events. We do guarantee that you will have fun and meet new people.

Photos will be taken at all Meet Market Adventures events. Some of these photos will be displayed on the Meet Market Adventures website. By attending a Meet Market Adventures event you agree that your photo may be published on our website. You also agree your photo or a likeness of you may be used for promotional purposes via video, print, or web, without compensation to you.

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