In Palermo, we'll be staying for 4 nights at the Central Palace Hotel Federico II. Set in central Palermo, with easy access to Chiesa di San Francesco d'Assisi (Palermo), Oratorio di San Lorenzo and Palazzo Mirto Martorana (Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio), Fontana Pretoria and Piazza Pretoria, this luxurious property is characterized by both a classic style and an innovative design. It offers numerous dining options, including room service, the roof garden Aromi Restaurant features a selection of Sicilian wines and serves traditional Italian and Mediterranean cuisine. The hotel also features a sauna, a steam room, a Turkish bath with aromatherapy and a relaxation area and a full-service spa offering body and facial treatments. The 60 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi, minibars, LED TVs with satellite channels, premium bedding and down comforters. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers, bidets, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.
In Siracusa, we'll be staying for 5 nights at the Grand Hotel Minareto. Perfectly positioned on a headland dominated by its Red Lighthouse, bordering the crystal-clear sea, the hotel is overlooking the island of Ortygia. This perfect location allows for easy visits to Siracusa, Noto, Piazza Armerina, Modica, Ragusa, Catania, Mount Etna and Taormina. The hotel, right inside the protected marine area of the Plemmirio, has direct access to the sea with its romantic, sandy beach. Its refined and elegant amenities include a roof garden, restaurant, lobby bar, pool, spa and wellness center, and free shuttle to the Old Town. The 96 rooms of Grand Hotel Minareto are surrounded by lush vegetation of olive, carob and palm trees. Each room features Persian carpets, satin sheets, furnished private terraces, individually-controlled air conditioning with air recycling, a computer in the room with complimentary access, mini bar, safe and 32-inch LCD television.
In the highly unlikely event that our original accommodations must be changed, the alternative accommodations will be a hotel of equal or higher standard. No change will be made to the cost of the tour.