Update for 2021 travel with You, Me & Sicily!
Join us in December 2020 for an unforgettable holiday experience to
Currently, air transport is highly restricted between Italy, the United States and other destinations.
Once the skies re- open, we will more than thrilled to show you the splendors of Sicily.
That said, we will keep our 2020 schedules intact for 2021, including pricing intact! No increases !
The dates may be amended slightly due to airline regulations, but the 2020 dates will serve as approximate dates for you until things clear up in 2021.
We reserve the right,however, to amend schedules based on information that concerns the current situation.
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beautiful Sicily. You, Me & Sicily offers first time travelers, experienced travelers, and our returning guests a life-changing adventure that will ignite your love for Sicily and enhance your knowledge of history, art culinary, and culture.
You, Me & Sicily’s ours will WOW you with the magnificence of Sicily.
As always, the more you travel with us, the more you are rewarded! Don’t forget to ask about our frequent guest discount.
December 20: Depart from your home airport to Catania. Sicily here we come !
December 21: Arrival and welcome to CATANIA International Airport. You will be greeted by Eszter and Alfred to begin your Christmas in Sicily adventure. Private transfer to the Sicilia Residence . Eszter will “show you around” the immediate area. You’ll visit the green-grocer, the market, pharmacy, and two cafe’s located within a stone’s throw away. Later in the evening, we’ll enjoy dinner at one of our favorite Pizzarias.
December 22: After breakfast we’ll visit the quaint Sicilian fishing villages of ACI TREZZA and ACI CASTELLO, where you will meet our friends and enjoy the local ambiance. Late afternoon we will go to CATANIA and walk the famed Via Etnea visit the Christmas Market and get filled with the sights and sounds of Christmas in Sicily. We’ll have dinner at one
of our favorite fish restaurants Antica Sicila.
December 23: A drive through ETNA villages to see the marvelous Nativity scenes and experience Christmas in small towns including Nicolosi, Bel Passo, and Trecastagni. Afterward, we travel to Viagrande for a spectacular vineyard tour to learn about ancient wine making followed by Etna wine tasting event . Dinner at one of our favorite local restaurants.
December 24: Breakfast at The Residence, a stop in Giardini Naxos then off to Taormina, the Pearl of Europe, in the Province of Messina. Christmas Eve dinner is at Easter and Alfred’s house to sample typical Christmas Eve dishes.
December 26: Breakfast at residence then we will visit CALTAGIRONE, a beautiful city known for its special ceramics for Saint Stephen’s Day. Besides ceramics, this town is known for its colorful, festive and spiritual Christmas displays. Afterwards we will dine at one of our local favorite restaurants.
December 28: Breakfast at the Residence. In late morning, we will venture off to see two of the most important cities in ancient Greater Greece, *SIRACUSA* and *ORTYGIA. *Once the most powerful city-state in antiquity, today you will walk the quaint streets, see the Duomo, visit their market, and experience life as it was two millennia ago. Dinner at a local restaurant. Here our episode on with its rich history.
December 29: Relax in the morning then drive through ETNA villages to see the marvelous Nativity scenes and experience Christmas in small towns including Nicolosi, Bel Passo, and Trecastagni. Afterward, we travel to Viagrande for a spectacular vineyard tour to learn about ancient wine making followed by Etna wine tasting event . Early dinner at Eszter and Alfred's.
December 30: Transport to Palermo International Airport for return flights. (Unless you have made previous arrangements for an extended stay.)
The Christmas in Sicily tour is exclusively limited to no more than 15 people.
To ensure your spot, book your reservation with Alfred and Eszter TODAY!
PLEASE NOTE: December weather is cool during the day. However, the evenings may get cold. We recommend you bring appropriate clothing. There are ATM’s located nearby, but it is recommend you bring some Euro’s with you (200-300 Euro max). Also, we suggest you bring a European adapter for electronics. When making your reservation, please make us aware of any dietary restrictions or health restrictions so we can plan accordingly.
LAND ONLY COST
Per person based on double occupancy.
$300.00 single supplement
A non-refundable deposit of $500 per person is due immeadiately, with FINAL PAYMENT due by November 15, 2020
NOT INCLUDED IN LAND COSTS:
• Tips/Gratuities and anything not mentioned in the itinerary
• Any pre or post hotel nights, car rental, private tours, and airfare
TRIP CANCELLATION INSURANCE is OPTIONAL for an ADDITIONAL COST PER PERSON. Even with the best intentions, things can happen and for this reason we strongly
recommend the purchase of insurance.
CANCELLATION PENALTIES: Cancellations must be received in writing (can include email).
The charges below will apply from the date we receive your written notice.
• The Initial Trip Deposit of $500 per person is fully non-refundable
• 60 to 50 days before departure you will lose 50% of the trip cost or deposit, which ever is greater
• 49 to 11 days before departure you will lose 80% of the cost of your trip
• 10 days or fewer before departure, you will lose 100% of your trip
Price is guaranteed on a minimum of 10 participants.
Send $500 deposit per person payable to: Eszter Vajda,
Mail: 22 Railroad Street, #215, Andover, MA 01810
CREDIT CARD PAYMENT VIA PAYPAL*:
Eszter Vajda: firstname.lastname@example.org
* Pay with Pay Pal or wire transfer money into her Bank of America account. Bank processing fees may apply.
CELL: 333 497-9881 (Alfred’s Italian cell number)s
WHAT’S APP: 978 604 1273
You Me & Sicily acts only as an agent for the various independent suppliers that provide hotel accommodations, transportation, sightseeing, meals, activities, or other services connected with this tour. Such services are subject to the terms and conditions of those suppliers.
You, Me & Sicily, its respective employees, agents, representatives, and assigns accept no liability whatsoever for any injury, damage, loss, accident, delay, or any other incident which may be caused by the negligence, defect, default of any company or person performing these services.
You, Me & Sicily does not accept responsibility for losses, injury, damages or expenses of any kind due to sickness, weather, labor strikes, hostilities,wars, terrorist acts, acts of nature, local laws or other such causes.
All services and accommodations are subject to the laws and regulations of the country in which they are provided, on this case, Italy.
You, Me. & Sicily is not responsible for any lost or stolen baggage or personal effects of any individual participating in the tours/trips it arranges.
Individual travelers are responsible for purchasing a travel insurance policy that will cover some of the expenses associated with the loss of luggage or personal effects as well as trip insurance.
TOUR IS BASED ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS. WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND YOU RESERVE YOUR SPOT(S) BY SENDING A DEPOSIT TODAY.