Tour Perle Barocche 4 notti / Baroque Pearls 4 nights






Baroque Pearls          4 nights 5 Days in 4 stars hotels with breakfast



The tour Baroque pearls includes excursions to the cities of Catania,Taormina,Siracusa,Noto,Scicli Modica, Ragusa Ibla end Mt Etna.



Day 1

Catania


We visit the Historical center of the ancient greek city Katanè, discovering the beauty and the charm of the Cathedral dedicated to S. Agata Patron Saint. We continue to Piazza Università and the outstanding Via Crociferi, the well known baroque area of the city, where the Benedettini church is located. Time to visit the Ursino Castle dating back to the 13 century. constructed by Frederik II of Sweden. Nowdays is an important museum, Threatened by the 1669 lava flow. Walk through Via Etnea a brilliant place rich in bars, stores, restaurants and baroque palaces and Villa Bellini a famous place where local people usually gather for  a chat or a walk. It is a public garden dedicated to Vincenzo Bellini, great music composer from Catania.

Day 2

Etna and Taormina


The morning  will be dedicated to discover the charm of Mt Etna. The  Impressive lava flows, the endemic vegetation and  specific landscape make of this place an international attraction. We learn about its history and complex geology. Easy to moderate excursion.  Stop in Linguaglossa, typical Sicilian town. After a free lunch stop we move on to Taormina, Famous tourist resort built on Mt Tauro slope. We begin our visit with the  Greek Theatre than Corvaja palace, the Odeon and Santa Caterina church. We continue to Piazza IX Aprile a beautiful square overlooking the Giardini Naxos bay and its coast.  Facing Mt Etna impressive shape. Visit to the Duomo to reach Porta Catania.

Day 3

Siracusa and Noto

Today we visit Siracusa, the great greek colony of Sicily. It is now an important UNESCO world heritage site. We start admiring the archeological Park with the Greek Theatre. The Latomie del Paradiso, ancient quarries, the Dionisio Ear and the Roman Amphitheatre. We continue to the stunning Ortigia where we visit the Cathedral, once a doric temple later transformed into a catholic church, masterpiece of the Italian architectur Andrea Palma. We continue to Noto, baroque jewel located on the foot of iblei Mountain. Visit to the Main church San Nicolò, Palazzo Viscovile, Palazzo municipale, San Francesco Church and the Convent of Santissimo Salvatore.

Day 4

Scicli and Modica


Amazing town seriously damaged during the 1694 hearthquake, elegantly rebuilt. The  city is also  famous for the Montalbano fiction.The Baroque Palaces and precious monumets make the town one of the most intresting historical sicilian city. We visit the Beneventano Palace, The San Giovanni Evangelista church, Church of  San Michele and  Santa Teresa. Not to be missed Via Mormino Penna rich in Baroque palaces. We move on To Modica where we start our visit with the San Giorgio church.Very Elegant  facade of Rosario Gagliardi. We continue with the nobels Polara Palace and Napoletano Palace and finally the San Pietro Church. We than stop for a visit to the famous Chocolate lab where there is still a precious and delicious production of an ancient Aztecan recipe.

Day 5

Ragusa Ibla


The town is an anciet historical Center, characterized by high  architectural value buildings and churches. We visit the San Giorgio Cathedral considered among the most beautiful of the Italian Churches, Palazzo La Rocca and the Iblei Garden. Time for a quite walk in the fascinating city center.

End of Our tour
transfer to airport or Hotel

  • Private tour or max 7 pax
  • with minivan or private car
  • Four stars / 5 stars de luxe hotels with breakfast
Prices depend on the season and number of passengers.
Starting From 1790Euro per person
For quotation call 00390957611480 or send an e mail to bdmviaggi@gmail.com