Grade

Moderate

Duration

10 Hours

Category

Regular Day Tour

Tour Type

Small Group

Availability

Daily

Special Prize

Tue, Thu & Sat

Season

All Year

Service

Transfer & Driver

 195

Transfer with sightseeing of Roman Villa and Valley of the Temples

Small Size Transfer Tour from Taormina to Palermo
Operated Daily
Special prize on Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday
Stop for independent visit at:

  • Piazza Armerina: Roman Villa of Casale
  • Agrigento: Valley of the Temples

Our Staff Disposal: full day from h 8:00AM
Language: English & Italian
Collective transfer: guaranteed with minimum 2 people
Small Group: maximum 16 people

 

Transfer Service with two stops

A smart way to move from Taormina to Palermo. We offer the chance to cover the long distance between the two cities making two stops and sightseiing two highlights of Sicily, renowned all over the world. The rate includes only transfer service and English speaking Driver/Tour Director. The rate does not include admission fees and the visit of the sites is independent.

This is a long tour of approximately 10 hours. Look at the estimated timing of the day in the Itinerary section. Please consider that a direct transfer with no stops along the way from Taormina to Palermo is around 3 hours and half driving.

 

Pick-Up & Drop-Off Details

Door to Door service included, unless hotel/accommodation is in pedestrian area. In this case pick-up/drop-off will be set as close as possible to your hotel/accommodation.
Please advise at time of booking name and address of your accommodation both in Palermo and Taormina.
Pick-up from 7:45AM (please be ready in time) and departure at 8AM.

 

Minimum number applied

This transfer service is guaranteed with minimum 2 people. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
If you are a single traveller, within 48 hours before the tour starts you can choose to pay a double amount to guarantee the tour. This extra amount will be refunded in case other people will join the same tour.

 

What about our Staff ?

We guarantee English speaking staff for your transfers from one location to the other. Once arrived at destination our staff will wait for you, because the visit of the sites is independent.
This tour is operated only with English speaking Driver up to 7/8 people. From 8/9 people, this tour is operated with a Tour Director.

Driver and Tour Director cannot escort people inside the monuments because this is not allowed by Italian Rules. However, they have the competences to promote the most important highlights providing basic historical & cultural information.
Licensed Tourist Guide is not included. Guide is the only professional, with a Regional license, permitted to conduct visits and tours in all sites and museums within a city.

 

TOUR DETAILS & BOOKING INFORMATION

TOUR CODE: TAOAGRPMOC

7:45AM - Pick-Up at Taormina
Door to door service from 7:45AM
Departure around 8:00AM

Pick-up available at Taormina uptown or downtown, including Giardini Naxos and Recanati area.
Door to door service is not available if hotel/accommodation is in pedestrian area.
8:00AM - Transfer from Taormina to Piazza Armerina
Estimated Driving Time: 2 hours - 2 hours and half
Travel through the interior of Sicily on board of a comfortable vehicle with English speaking Staff.
10:30AM - Stop at Roman Villa of Casale
Estimated Stop Time: 1 hour - 1 hour and half
The walking tour of the Roman Villa of Casale will be done independently.
Every room has information boards.
Admission fee not included. At the moment the price is Eur 10 per person for Adult.

Upon arrival, you will have the opportunity to enjoy the visit of the amazing Roman Villa of Casale, that belongs to the Unesco Heritage. Built on the 4th century AD, the Villa was later forgotten and only in the 20th century excavations revealed the whole building. It is the supreme example of a luxury Roman villa (about 3500 square meters of floor mosaics) and was probably the residence of a member of the upper class of the Roman Empire. The mosaics discovered here are celebrated among scholars of antiquity.
12:15 - Transfer from Piazza Armerina to Agrigento
Estimated Driving Time: 2 hours
Meet again your Driver/Tour Director and get on board of your comfortable vehicle to reach the Valley of the Temples at Agrigento.
14:30 - Stop at Valley of the Temples
Estimated Stop Time: 2 hours
The walking tour of the Valley of the Temples will be done independently.
Admission fee not included. At the moment the price is Eur 10 per person for Adult.

The Valley of the Temples of Agrigento is an archaeological site that belongs to the Unesco World Heritage since 1997. The visit of the Valley of the Temples covers the Temple of Hera, the Temple of Concordia, the Temple of Hercules and the Temple of Zeus. Agrigento, according to legend, was founded by Daedalus and his son Icarus after they had fled from Crete “by air”. Historically, however, its origins date back to 582 B.C. when it was founded by Rhodian-cretan colonist from the neighbouring Gela who named their city Akragas after the nearby river of that name. It rapidly increased in size, importance and military strength under Phalarides, the first tyrant, and later under Theron, who extended his sway over northern Sicily as far as Himera. Agrigento was a city of artists and illustrious personages, amongst whom the philosopher Empedocles. Pindar defines it as “the most beautiful of mortal cities” and, in fact, in the Vth century B.C., those famous temples, whose beauty we still admire today, were built.
16:45 - Transfer from Agrigento to Palermo
Estimated Driving Time: 2 hours - 2 hours and half
Meet again your Driver/Tour Director and get on board of your comfortable vehicle to reach your final destination: Palermo.
19:00 - Estimated Arrival at Palermo
Drop-off at Palermo hotel/accommodation.
Door to door service is not available if hotel/accommodation is in pedestrian area.
This is an Estimated Schedule
We cannot guarantee the exact duration of stops and travel times. We will do our best to respect this schedule.
Order of the stops may be inverted for technical reasons.
Included
  • Collective excursion
  • English speaking Tour Director/Driver (as per program)
  • Hotel pick-up & drop-off
  • Vehicle with air conditioning
  • Visit as per itinerary
Not Included
  • Admission fees
  • Beverages and meals
  • Gratuities and tips
  • Licensed Tourist Guide

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