Catania and Cyclops Bay private Tour

Tour Number

Activity Level

217642


Categories

Shore Excursion, Nature and Wildlife, Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 3

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Italian (fluent)

Ionic coast private Tour


Catania is located at the bottom of the Etna volcano on the Ionic coast.
Today Catania historical centre is crossed by two main streets: the first one is Via dei Crociferi where you can admire ancient palaces and baroque churches, the second one is Via Etnea that ends with a wonderful view of the Etna.
Aci Castello marks the beginning of the so-called Riviera dei Ciclopi that rises from the sea just beyond the towns.
It is said that blinded Polyfemus slung three rocks broken from the Etna at Ulysses as he and his men escaped from the Cyclops in their ships. A few Km north is Acitrezza a fishing village setting of Giovanni Verga's 1881 Novel I Malavoglia.

Itinerary

Catania is located at the bottom of the Etna volcano on the Ionic coast.
Today Catania historical centre is crossed by two main streets: the first one is Via dei Crociferi where you can admire ancient palaces and baroque churches, the second one is Via Etnea that ends with a wonderful view of the Etna.
Aci Castello marks the beginning of the so-called Riviera dei Ciclopi that rises from the sea just beyond the towns.
It is said that blinded Polyfemus slung three rocks broken from the Etna at Ulysses as he and his men escaped from the Cyclops in their ships. A few Km north is Acitrezza a fishing village setting of Giovanni Verga's 1881 Novel I Malavoglia.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Port of Call or Place of Stay

End location: Port of Call or Place of Stay

Duration: 8 hours

Transportation

sedan or van latest brand!

What’s Included

Luxury air conditioned Mercedes vehicle or similar - Pick up and drop off right on the dock- English speaking Driver for the day at disposal- All local Taxes, gasoline, highway/parking tolls, driver's meal
Free water bottles and soda drinks.
Stops along the drive to the most beautiful spot where you can enjoy the landscapes and take as much pictures you wish.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 Euro - snacks, drinks

What’s Extra

Entrance Tickets - Meals

Tour price are from 1 to 3 travellers

I can customize up to 8 people and also from other ports of call or place of stay.

Please inquire before booking if your group is larger than 3.

Restrictions

I am not a licensed guide and will not be able to guide you inside of the historical monuments.

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