20 April 2012
Catania (Italy)
Europe/Rome timezone
As a post-conference cultural program, please find below three proposals for excursions to be made on Saturday, the 21st of April:

1) Etna – Taormina (Full Day)
Full day by bus with Tour-leader to Sapienza Refuge ( Etna South mt 1900 - 6.233 ft.); possibility to visit the Silvestri's Craters or time for the optional excursion by cable car and jeep. Free time for lunch and in the afternoon visit of Taormina. Optional visit to the Ancient theatre or walking tour trough the historical centre. Return to pick-up point at 7 p.m.
NB: the timetable is approximate.
Price per person € 58,00
 
2) Ragusa – Modica (Full day)
Full day by bus with Tour leader discovering Montalbano’s Baroque Sicily. Departure to Ragusa to visit its wonderful churches, San Giorgio church amongst them, Ragusa Ibla and its park. Continuation to Donnafugata to visit the homonym castle and then stop in Modica where it’ll be possible, among other things, to visit the birthplace of Quasimodo and to buy the exquisite local handmade chocolate made a la Aztec way. Return to pick-up point at 7 p.m.
NB: the timetable is approximate
Price per person € 52,0
 
 3) Siracusa – Noto  (Full day)
One day excursion by motorcoach or minibus with tourleader/guide. Visit of the small island called “Ortigia” with Aretusa fontain and Cathedral. Then on to visit the archeological area of the Neapolis, the Greek theatre, the Latomies with Dionisius Ear, Roman amphiteatre. Finally continuation to Noto, the Baorque pearl of the Mediterranean and UNESCO Human Heritage site with its splendid cathedral and the famous via Nicolaci. Return to pick-up point at 7 p.m.
NB: the timetable is approximate
Price per person € 55,00

Interested people, should send an email to Mr. Alfio Romeo (a.romeo@shougun.it) indicating the excursion (1, 2 or 3) they are interested in. A given excursion will be organised only if at least 15 persons will book it.