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Fall Fling in Sicily October 4 - 14, 2023

Join us in October 2023 for an unforgettable holiday to beautiful Sicily. You, Me & Sicily offers first time travelers, experienced travelers and our returning guests, a life-changing adventure that will ignite love for Sicily, and enhance your knowledge history, art, culinary, and culture.

Alfred Zappala Eszter Vajda You Me SicilyYou, Me & Sicily’s 2023 tours 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 us about your frequent-guest discount!

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Day 1 - October 4: Depart from your home  Airport. You will arrive the next day. 
Note: if you want to arrive a few days early for PRIVATE touring or just to extend your trip, we can easily make all your accommodations.

Fall tour to SicilyDay 2 - October 5 Arrival and welcome to CATANIA International Airport and greeted by Eszter and Alfred to begin your Spring Fling in Sicily adventure. Private Transfer to 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 a Special Sicilian Welcome Dinner at an award-winning Pizzeria and restaurant Reitana. 

Day 3 - October 6: After breakfast we’ll tour CATANIA, the city of black and white. We’ll have a guided tour of the Piazza Duomo, the famous fish market, the Roman Amphitheater,  walk the famed Via Etna and get filled with the sights and sounds of city life. We’ll have an early dinner at one of our favorite fish restaurants Antica Sicila.

Sicilian walking tour - Fall 2023Day 4 - October 7:  Breakfast at the Residence. Free morning to spend a few hours at the pool or lounging around! Then we depart to  ETNA! We will visit Rifugio Sapienza where you can see this most special volcano in all her splendor. Afterward, we travel in the small mountain town of Viagrande for a spectacular tour to learn about ancient wine making followed by wine tasting event at an Etna winery. Then dinner at Piccolo Mondo, one of favorite mountain restaurants and our friend Carmelo’s.

Day 5 - October 8:   Ottobrata Zaffran Etnea . This festival has something for everyone crafts, music, food, handmade local products and more. Early dinner and Eszter and Alfreds 

Carts of SicilyDay 6 - October 9  After breakfast, your will have bit of downtime and then we are off to a private guided tour of the most exclusive Sicilian villa that contains the finest collection of Sicilian Carts in Sicily. Set in a magnificent villa on the slope of Etna, we will enjoy a barbecue and catered dinner on villa property. Believe us, this will be one of your favorite days!

Day 7 - October 10  Depart 10am, Breakfast at the Residence then off to TAORMINA, the Pearl of Europe, but first we will visit the Port of Naxos where the Greeks first arrived inn734 BC.  Dinner La Botte in Taormina.

Day 8 - October 11 Breakfast at the Residence. In the late morning, we will venture off to see two of the most important cities in ancient Greater Greece, ORTYGIA.  Once the most powerful city state in antiquity, today you will walk the quaint streets, see the Duomo, visit another market, and experience life as it was two millennia ago. In the evening, we will enjoy dinner again in downtown Catania.

Day 9 - October 12 Visits to Acireale, Acitrezza, Aci Castello, the three fabled towns! You will see the famed "Rocks of the Cyclops" and the Norman Castle, and be amazed at the quaintness and beauty they both hold. Dinner Cafe Del Mar.

Day 10 - October 13   After breakfast at the Residence, you can lounge at the pool or organize your photos. Later that afternoon you will go to Alfred and Eszter’s house for a hands on cooking demonstration with our friend Stefania.  Afterward we will enjoy your hard work, some more Sicilian food, wine and dolce ! Above all, this day will give you a true “feel” for Sicilian life! 

Day 11 - October 14 ARRIVADERCI ! Transport to Catania Airport

The Fall Fling 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: October weather is warm during the day.
However, the evenings may get chilly. We recommend you bring appropriate clothing. There are ATM’s located nearby, but it is recommend you bring some euro with you. Also, we suggest you bring a European adapter for electronics. When making your reservation, please make us aware of any dietary restrictions so we can plan accordingly, or any health restrictions we should know about
 


$3,899.00



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Per person based on double occupancy.

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$400.00 single supplement

A non-refundable deposit of $500 per person is due immediately, with FINAL PAYMENT due by August 4, 2023
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
Even with the best intentions, things can happen and for this reason we strongly recommend the purchase of travel 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.

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BY CHECK:
Send $500 deposit per person payable to: Eszter Vajda,
Mail: 22 Railroad Street, #305, Andover, MA 01810
CREDIT CARD PAYMENT VIA VENMO, ZELLE, or PAYPAL:
Eszter Vajda: eszternvajda@gmail.com
* 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
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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.