Ideal Hotel Resort for seaside holidays in Sicily, Acacia Resort suggests:
DEPARTURE AT 9:00
An excursion highly reccomended and not to be missed: a special itinerary to discover and taste the beauty of the characteristic towns in the Madonie Park ,such as Gratteri, the Sanctuary of Gibilmanna, Castelbuono with its medieaval castle and lunch in a typical restaurant with local products (wine and water included).After lunch visite of Pollina. Return approx. 5.00 pm
Wednesday – DEPARTURE AT 9:00
Visit of one of the most interesting historical centre of Europe with the Cathedral of Monreale,the cathedral of Palermo,the theatre of Massimo and promenade in the typical market “Capo”.Return approx. 5:00 pm.
ETNA AND TAORMINA
Monday – DEPARTURE AT 9:00
Etna the most active and largest volcano in Europe, to reach it we cross the centre of Sicily. On arrival at 1900 mt, we stop there to admire the incredible lava flows of 2001.Possibility to climb up the mountain bu cable car and jeep to 3000 mt (extra cost).Break for lunch. In the afternoon visit of Taormina, the best known village of Sicily, where we can visit the Greek-Roman theatre and wonderful views. Return approx. 19h.
EOLIE ISLANDS (LIPARI – VULCANO)
Giovedì – DEPARTURE AT 7:00
Departure by motor boat from the harbour of Milazzo or Cefalù. Arrival at Lipari and free time to visit the “Acropoli” and the historical centre. Arrival at Vulcano where you have the possibility to go and mud baths, the black sand or climb up, on foot,the crater of the volcano, still actif, and admire the wonderful view. After tour, by boat, of Lipari and Vulcano to see the wonderful eolian coast. Return approx 19h.
Sunday – DEPARTURE AT 8:00
A visit to the archeological museum and then a walk through the famous Valley of the Temples to admire the grandeur of the Concordia temple: the best Greek temple in dorique style in the world. A lunch break on the relaxing beach of San Leone. Return approximately 5:30 pm.
PANAREA – STROMBOLI
Friday – DEPARTURE AT 08:00
Departure from the harbour of Milazzo to Panarea.An approximately 2.hour stop at the port of S. Pietro visits the town, swimming or possibility to have lunch in the local restaurant (optional).Those who wish can reach the small prehistoric village of Capo Milazzese, dating from 1400 B.C.,in about 45 minutes on foot or by taxi (optional).Departure from Panarea, circumnavigation of the mini-archepelago facing the island and transfer for Stromboli. A stop at sea facing the picturesque village of Ginostra, circumnavigation of the island and stop at Scari, the port of Stromboli, until sunset. Ambarcation and transfer under the Sciara del Fuoco, to watch the volcano eruption from the sea. Return approximately midnight.
An alternative to the usual trip is to spend a carefree day, out of the routine, be partakers of the work of the fishermen. It ‘a wonderful opportunity to see and dive in the beautiful waters of the coast of Cefalù, a charming town seventy kilometers from Palermo. Then enjoy freshly caught fish on board. An opportunity to rediscover the ancient tradition that is fishing with the different types of networks.
TIME OF COURSE WALK: 2 AND A HALF HOURS, LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY ‘: EASY
Particular excursion where you have the possibility to spend a different day.You can look how the fisher work and you can admire the coast of Cefalù.Lunch at board.
-Departure from Cefalù :2:30 pm
-Arrival in Guarneri (Madonie Natural Park) at about 3:00 pm
-Our walk in woods takes us to the old houses of “Serra Guarneri”.
-Tasting of the biological products of the territory.
-Excursion through woods and countryside to the quaint and typical village of Sant’Ambrogio near the coast.
-Free time to stroll along the cobbled streets.
-Return in Cefalù around 7:00 pm.