Private tour in Catania Daniela V

Pricing Details
Base cost of tour
  • $ 967 USD

WW2, Operation Husky, the Allied landing in Sicily - Full Day Shore Excursion

Tour #805315
5 (1)
Pricing Details
Base cost of tour

up to 6 people

8 hours

Private transportation

Party Size:

1

Overview of your Catania tour:

This is an emotional and historical tour, to understand how hard has been living in war times, and what has been the impact of the first landing of the allied in Europe in 1943, a precious witness that we must keep forever in our memories. The tour will start in Catania: First we will visit the Allied Landings Museum, where you'll see what took place in Sicily during World War II with a great focus on Operation Husky. The museum includes bunker reconstructions, videos, photos, models, statues, original clothing and documents belonging to the war period. After that we will leave the town an have a first quick stop at the Commonwealth War Cemetery, where 2. 135 soldiers are buried. Then we will arrive in Syracuse to visit the ruins of the italian coastal batteries that are located in the wonderfull Plemmiro Nature reserve, in a magnificent scenery where you can also see greek querries, and caves. Before going back to catania we will stop in Ortigia to visit the Ipogeo, a querries used as a shelter in 1943.

Your Catania tour itinerary

Pick up: Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection Catania: Allied Landing Museum and Commonwealth War Cemetery. Syracuse: Plemmiro Nature reserve that contains old greek quarries and the ruins of Italian coastal artillery and Ipogeo in the magnificent island of Ortigia. On request, the tour could be customized in a half-day tour only in Catania including the Museum and a walk in the city center to search for the scars of the war on its palaces, squares and streets. Learn more about episodes of the sad days of war, a dark period for local population that have lived under the bombings. The tour can also be customized only for a half-day in Siracuse including Commonwhealth War Cemetery, Ortigia Ipogeo and Plemmirio coastal artillery. Drop off: Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection

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Contact your local guide to know more!!

Transport Details
Type: Private Transportation

Private car with licenced driver. Mercedes Sprinter, Vito or Viano

What's Included
  • Other: one bottle of water each
  • Private Guide
  • Private Transportation
What's Extra
  • Other: Personal expenses.
  • Food Drinks Snacks
Where will you meet

Airport: ,Cruise: ,ByGuide:

  • You can request a different meeting location (for example, your hotel) during the checkout process.
Other Details
Tour Categories

History

Museums

Layover

Languages
Fluent

English

Conversational

French

Fluent

Italian

Activity Level
Light
5

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    Duration:

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    $ 967 USD

    Book with a 20% deposit!

    Size:

    up to 6 people

    Duration:

    8 hours

    Transportation:

    Private transportation

    Party Size:

    1

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    Select tour start time

    View our Cancellation policy

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