Every effort is made to provide the tour as described below, however the itinerary may change due to situation beyond our control. 
Today you are greeted at Catania port and driven to Siracusa that belongs to the Unesco heritage. Siracusa was founded by colonists from Cornith in 735 B.C. and once the most important competitor to Athens. On arrival stroll through the streets of Ortygia Island, the heart of the city center. This afternoon visit through the Archaeological Park highlights the Greek Theatre, the Roman Amphitheatre and the Paradise Quarry. Later drive back to Catania port.

 

HIGHLIGHTS:
the Greek Theatre
- the Roman Amphitheatre
- the Paradise Quarry
- Ortygia Island


TOUR CODE: CTASR


PRICE & BOOKING INFORMATION
- Group of 1-3 People: Euro 375,00 Total
- Group of 4-8 People: Euro 420,00 Total


Booking process system:
Send us all Your details by filling in the automatic form - no payment is required at this stage - Your booking will be in pending as long as we will confirm the availability. If available, the tour will be confirmed and we will charge a deposit of Euro 100,00 (total per vehicle) on Your credit card. As per our policy, this deposit is needed to guarantee the booking.
The balance will be charged automatically on the same credit card used for the deposit 15 days before tour begins.
*If you prefer to pay the full amount at time of booking, please specify this preference during the booking procedure.
 

***** IMPORTANT TO KNOW *****
 

CRUISE SCHEDULE:
We will adapt this excursion based on your Cruise Schedule. 
For your acknowledge:
-Pick-up will be arranged 0,30 hour later estimated cruise dock;
-Drop-off to the port will be set 1 hour before cruise departure.


CATANIA PORT:
The Port Authority in Catania has limited the access in the Port area and our staff will be pleased to meet & greet you outside the Docking Pier. Despite the long distance between the docking pier and the port exit (around 900 meters walking distance) we are unable to solve this matter because, the Catania port authority has introduced a really expensive fee to allow private vehicles to enter inside the port area. At time of booking, we will provide you all the necessary details and emergency cell phones.

DRIVER ESCORT INFORMATION:
We customized this excursion using a Driver-Escort. A Driver Escort is a chauffeur specialized to drive you around our amazing island. He is able to provide basic historical information, he can show you the main highlights ... he is knowledgeable and he has an umbrella of information. Our Driver Escort will take care to give adequate time at all stops and to accommodate special requests when possible, he will assure that your experience in Sicily will be both memorable and enjoyable. 
The Driver Escort is not a Licensed Tourist Guide (Licensed Tourist Guide: are the only professionals -- with a Regional license -- permitted to conduct visits and tours in all sites and museums within a city) and he cannot escort you inside the monuments because this is not allowed by Italian Rules. In case you need a Licensed Local Guide you must pay a surcharge and we will arrange for Licensed Guide to meet you directly on the spot.
 

LICENSED LOCAL GUIDE (Service is available on request)
This excursion doesn't include Licensed Local Guide. We are able to book this service on request, subject to availability.


ADMISSION FEE:
The price of this excursion does not include the Admission Fees (around eur 10,00 per person per entrance). If you are under 18 years old the admission fees are free of charge for you showing your document (or copy of your document) on the spot.

GRATUITIES (We Suggest): 
- We recommend to pay an average of eur 50,00 to the Driver Escort --if you are satisfied of him-- based on the efficiency and service you receive. 
-Gratuities to restaurants are never included in the bill. The restaurant cover charge is not a tip. If paying with credit cards in Italy & Sicily, please be so kind as to pay your tip separately in cash to the waiter. This should be 10% of the total bill.
-The use of public toilets requires a payment to the attendant of EURO 0,50 cents.


DISABLED TRAVELERS:
Please be so kind as to share with us, before your arrival, if you have walking restrictions.

SHORE EXCURSIONS | CANCELLATION POLICY:
-Total refund up to 15 working days before arrival 
-25% of total amount won’t be refunded from 14 to 10 days before arrival 
-50% of total amount won’t be refunded from 9 to 6 days before arrival 
-75% of total amount won’t be refunded from 5 to 3 days before arrival 
-100% of total amount won’t be refunded from 2 to the day of the services or after (No refund for no show) 
IMPORTANT: in case the cruise won’t dock to the port for any reason, we will refund you in total.