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One Euro Houses in Sicily
Incredible 1 Euro Houses of Sicily
1 Euro Houses Sicily

Exploring the 1 Euro Houses and Surrounding Areas in Sicily Back

  • Tour Code : TUR-01675
  • Type : Small Group
  • Duration : 8 days
  • Departs from : Palermo
  • Meeting Place : Airport

Description

This unique adventure through Sicily will showcase some of the highlights of this unique island as we meet with local officials and experience towns which are welcoming visitors to restore houses that can be purchased for 1 Euro.  We will show you the best of Sicily and give you all the information you need to make owning a home in central Sicily a possibility that will be life changing for you and the community in which you purchase. 

Itinerary

 

Day 1 - Private Transfer from Palermo Airport to Hotel in Palermo - Orientation Talk and Welcome Dinner

Where we visit : Palermo
Meeting Location : Airport
Upon arriving at the Palermo airport, once you pass through customs (depending on where you are coming from) we will be there at the airport to meet you and privately transfer you to the hotel in historic Palermo. 

This evening our tour directors will lead an orientation talk over a nice Sicilian style apperativo followed by a welcome dinner in wonderful historic Palermo restaurant famous the world over for the exciting flavors unique to this area of the world. 

Overnight in Palermo. 
 
Meals : Dinner
 

Day 2 - Morning walking tour of Palermo and Monreale with afternoon visit to Mondello

Where we visit : Mondello, Monreale
Palermo is one of Sicily's most vibrant cities and the capital of the region.  It has become a destination in high demand over the years and draws millions of international visitors each year.  Monreale, is one of Italy's most impressive cathedrals and home to some of the most stunning mosaic works in Europe.  We will explore both historic Palermo and the vibrant market culture as well as Monreale this morning, followed by a visit to spectacular Mondello in the afternoon where you will have an opportunity (weather permitting) to take a swim. 

In the evening we return to Palermo for some time at leisure followed by a visit to the Teatro Massimo Opera house in the evening where we can enjoy some classical music in this impressive European opera house, unique in all of Europe. 

Overnight in Palermo. 
 
Meals : Breakfast, Dinner
 

Day 3 - Experience Erice, Trapani and the Marsala Salt Road

Where we visit : Marsala, Trapani, Erice
This morning after breakfast at the hotel we depart for beautiful Marsala home to some of Sicily's finest and largest wineries like the Donna Fugata winery and fine olive oil.  This city is located in a beautiful position along Sicily's salt roads which is a landscape unique in all of the world and one which makes for beautiful photo opportunities.  

Following our wine tasting at the Donna Fugata and stops for photos, we head to Trapani which is a glorious town and gateway to many picturesque islands like Favignana and many others further south of Siciy, home to some of the bluest waters in the Mediterranean. 

In Trapani, we will enjoy lunch at I Lumi, which is a historic restaurant that serves up some of the finest and unique cooking Sicily.

After lunch, we head up to the glorious town of Erice which offers spectacular 365 degree views of the valley below.

Time permitting we stop in Segesta on our way back to Palermo to explore some of the most well-preserved Greek Temples in Europe. 

Return to Palermo for free time and dinner at leisure following our very wonderful day together. 

Overnight in Palermo. 
Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Wine Tasting
 

Day 4 - Transfer from Palermo to Mussomeli for 1 Euro House Site Inspections

Where we visit : Sicily
This morning after breakfast we head into central Sicily to the town of Mussomeli, where we will meet with the mayor of the town and explore the 1 Euro home offerings.

Lunch in the town.

Continued site inspections of the houses. 

Time at leisure.  Dinner in local country restaurant serving up some fine local Sicilian dishes. 

Overnight in Mussomeli. 
Meals : Breakfast
 

Day 5 - House Site Inspections in Sambuca and Surrounding Area

Where we visit : Sicily
More site inspections today.

Suggestion to add cooking class.
 
Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Wine Tasting, Cooking Class
 

Day 6 - Enna - Siracusa - Taormina

Where we visit : Taormina, Enna, Siracusa
This morning after breakfast we head firstly to the highest point in Sicily, spectacular Enna, where you can enjoy awe-inspiring views over all of Sicily and enjoy one of the most celebrated towns in the region, for nearly 200 churches located here.  

Following our time in Enna, we head to Siracusa where you will have time to enjoy the this historic and beautiful seaside city, before we head to Taormina where we will enjoy the rest of our evening at leisure.

 
Meals : Breakfast, Lunch
 

Day 7 - Mt. Etna and the Etna Wineries

Where we visit : Mt. Etna
This morning we head up as high as we can to Mt. Etna where you will be able to witness an amazing geography unique in Europe. Some people will head up to the highest parts of the volcano while others may wish to remain at the lodge.

Following our time on Mt. Etna we head to a beautiful farm where local Ricotta cheese, a staple in Sicily is produced and today you will get a chance to taste cheese so fresh, your taste buds will not believe it.

Lunch at the winery today.

Return to Taormina in the afternoon for time at leisure, shopping, visit to the Greek Theatre.

Farewell dinner in Sicily this evening with group and an open question and answer period with local hosts. 

 
Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Wine Tasting
 

Day 8 - Private Transfer to Catania Airport - Conclusion of Tour

Where we visit : Catania
Following breakfast this morning,  we will privately transfer you to the Catania airport for your return flight home.

Others may want to stay in Sicily or continue their time in Italy which we can certainly assist with. 
Meals : Breakfast

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Inclusions/Exclusions

Tour Highlights and What's Included

  1. Air-conditioned coach
  2. All entrance fees to sites and museums
  3. All hotel taxes and service charges
  4. Cellar Tour
  5. Cooking class
  6. Dinners where indicated with wine included
  7. Entrance Fees
  8. Local and International Travel Assistance During your Tour
  9. Market Tour
  10. Meals as indicated in the itinerary
  11. Specialized and Personal Service
  12. The Most Fun Possible!!!! :)
  13. Welcome cocktail
  14. Wine and Olive Oil Tastings
  15. Wine Estate Visit

What's Not Included

  1. Gratuities of any type
  2. Meals not mentioned in the program
  3. Optional excursions during your tour
  4. Personal Expenses or Extras at hotels
  5. Travel Insurance

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