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Highlights of Southern Italy & Sicily - 10 Days

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Highlights of Southern Italy & Sicily - 10 Days - Expat Explore Travel
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Starts
Rome
+14 Destinations
South Italy
Ends
Rome
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Start and end in Rome! With the discovery tour Highlights of Southern Italy & Sicily - 10 Days, you have a 10 day tour package taking you through Rome, Italy and 12 other destinations in Italy. Highlights of Southern Italy & Sicily - 10 Days includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
10 to 90 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
51
Transportation
Coach / Bus, Local Transport
Travel style
Discovery, Coach / Bus

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  • KB
    Written on October 14, 2018
    2.5 - Average

    We arrived at several site-seeing locations very late in the day. We had barely 30 minutes before dark in Alberabello. The shops were closing up just as our brief tour ended so we had no opportunity to shop or browse around. We had a similar experience at Agrigento at the valley of Temples. We did not see much of anything before it was dark. At our walking tour of Palermo, we could not hear our tour guide. A walking tour with 50 people is not possible to keep everyone together. We should have had headsets, as did the many other tour groups that we saw. After our rushed walking tour, we arrived late at the restaurant for our group dinner. The food was disgusting and we had to leave before we were served dessert because our bus was waiting to take us to our hotel. The hotel in Palermo was old, had mildew in the shower, the beds were hard and threadbare. The hotel location in Palermo was not good...garbage in the streets where we observed a guy urinating against a garbage bin ouside the hotel. We did not feel safe out after dark. In Taramina, the boatride was cancelled because of high winds. On previous tours, our tour director has always had alternate plans. In this case, Vivien was too busy arranging a get-together with her friends and family and did not care that her tour group was left abandoned. In general, the hotels were barely acceptable, the group dinners were shoddy. The days were not well planned. We travelled for most of the day with very little time to sightsee at the end of the day. Vivien knew that some of us were leaving the tour group in Palermo, and some were leaving in Naples. Not everyone was doing the seventeen day tour. She never said goodbye to us or acknowledged that we were leaving. She never gave us the tour survey or complimentary gifts that we were supposed to receive, and therefore we had no opportunity to say Thanks or give her or the bus driver a tip. This was our fourth guided bus tour and by far the least enjoyable.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrive in Rome
  2. Day 2: Rome - Sorrento
  3. Day 3: Sorrento - Free day
  4. Day 4: Sorrento - Matera - Alberobello
  5. Day 5: Alberobello - Taormina
  6. Day 6: Taormina - Free day
  7. Day 7: Taormina - Catania - Agrigento
  8. Day 8: Agrigento - Marsala - Palermo
  9. Day 9: Palermo - Free day
  10. Day 10: after breakfast.
  11. Day 10: End of tour - Naples/Rome

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Average by past passengers
  • Guide

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  • Meals

    Rated Rather poor by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Good by past passengers
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Start and end in Rome.
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TourRadar only requires a deposit of 10% to confirm this Expat Explore Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 65 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 28 December 2018 the full payment of $1,240 is necessary.
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No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 65 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1240 for Highlights of Southern Italy & Sicily - 10 Days, but the deposit of 10% is non-refundable.
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 1,804 km.
  • Rome (Italy)
  • 200 km
  • Parco Nazionale del Vesuvio (Italy)
  • 11 km
  • Pompeii (Italy)
  • 16 km
  • Sorrento (Italy)
  • 15 km
  • Capri (Italy)
  • 15 km
  • Sorrento (Italy)
  • 242 km
  • Alberobello (Italy)
  • 55 km
  • Matera (Italy)
  • 352 km
  • Parco dell'Etna (Italy)
  • 29 km
  • Taormina (Italy)
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