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“North & South” Sicily Golf Tour


9 days – 8 nights

 A self-drive golf tour combining 5-night accommodation at Donnafugata Golf Resort & SPA 5* to play golf either at the “Links” designed by Franco Piras or at the “Parkland” designed by Gary Player, a daily excursion at I Monasteri Golf Resort and Il Picciolo Golf Club on Mt Etna (with 3-night accommodation at Etna Golf Resort & SPA 4* or San Domenico Palace Hotel 5* ).

Highlights:
Ragusa:
 UNESCO World Heritage town,  two golf courses ( the Links by Franco Piras or the Parkland by Gary Player), SPA
Mt Etna: golf course at the foothill of the volcano, Taormina at short distance
Syracuse: golf course I Monasteri Golf Resort, Archeological park, Ortigia.

ITINERARY & PROGRAM

Day 1: Catania Airport / Donnafugata Golf Resort & Spa
Arrival at Catania Airport and pick up the self-drive rented car (you will find Car Rental offices immediately outside airport exit).
Drive to Ragusa and overnight at the Donnafugata Golf Resort & SPA. In case of late evening arrival, because of the distance between Catania Airport and Ragusa, we may suggest a hotel in Catania area. (D)

Day 2: Links course
Breakfast at the hotel and morning golf at the “Links” course designed by Franco Piras that spans two large valleys, each with a lake included in the course.
Free afternoon with a relaxing opportunity to relax at the SPA or enjoy the swimming pool.
Overnight at the Donnafugata Golf Resort. (B)

Day 3: Parkland course / Ragusa Ibla
Breakfast at the hotel and morning golf at “Parkland” course designed by Gary Player that winds through olive, carob trees and stone walls typical of the countryside of Ragusa.
In the afternoon, you may decide to have a visit to Ragusa Ibla, Ragusa’s historic center and heart of Sicilian baroque, listed as part of UNESCO World Heritage sites and have dinner in one of the Michelin star restaurant in Ragusa. We will be pleased to suggest you a list of alternatives.
Overnight at the Donnafugata Golf Resort. (B)

Day 4: Modica
Breakfast at the hotel and morning golf as you like. You may also decide to explore the area and visit Modica included in the UNESCO Word Heritage list. Here, you can taste the typical Aztec style chocolate delicacies, unique in Sicily.
Overnight at the Donnafugata Golf Resort. (B)

Day 5:  I Monasteri Golf Club / Syracuse / Taormina or Etna Golf Resort
Breakfast at the hotel and drive to Syracuse area for a golf experience at I Monasteri Golf Club.
Discover Syracuse. Visit the ancient Neapolis, the archaeological park, where the most interesting remains of Graeco-Roman heritage of Syracuse are to be visit: the Greek Theatre, the Ear of Dyonisus, the Latomie.. etc.
Walking tour of the Baroque-style historical centre located in the island of Ortigia to visit the Cathedral, former a great temple devoted to Athena, the Fountain of Arethusa planted with papyrus, the Jewish Quarter, strolling all around the narrow streets. Drive to Etna Golf Resort & Spa 4* located in Castiglione di Sicilia, Mt Etna. The area is charming with rows of vines and hazels all around and the volcano, the largest active one in Europe dominates undisputed. You may decide to stay in Taormina at San Domenico Palace Hotel. Converted in a Luxury Hotel from a former Dominican monastery of the 15th century San Domenico Palace still preserve intact all the original structures and ancient wall that recalls the quietness and peace of the old monastic life.
Welcome dinner and overnight stay at the hotel. (B, D)

Day 6: Il Picciolo Golf Club / Taormina
Breakfast at the hotel and morning of golf at Il Picciolo Golf Club located at walking distance from the hotel, offering players a breathtaking view of the volcano, allowing even the exciting discovery of lava flows. You may decide to have lunch at the Club House restaurant and dinner at a local restaurant in Taormina. This is one of the most famous Sicilian towns, with the Greek Theatre with its gourgeous view over Mt Etna and the Ionian Sea. We will be very happy to suggest you a list of different alternatives.
Overnight stay at the Etna Golf Resort & Spa or San Domenico Palace Hotel.  (B)

Day 7: Il Picciolo Golf Club / Mt Etna / Taormina 
Breakfast at the hotel. Day at leisure to discover Mt Etna, Taormina or surrundings.
Overnight stay at the Etna Golf Resort & Spa or San Domenico Palace Hotel.  (B)

Day 8: Catania Airport
Breakfast at the hotel and drive to the Catania Airport.
Car rental drop-off and end of our services.

Meal legend: B (breakfast)   L (lunch)   D (dinner)

FEATURES

General info: “North & South Golf Tour” is an individual self-drive golf tour that starts and ends in Catania Airport. Hotels for overnight stay are the Donnafugata Golf Resort & SPA 5*  located in Ragusa area and Etna Golf Resort 4* or San Domenico Palace Hotel in Taormina.

Departures & Prices: all year-round, upon request

Flights: we generally recommend that our travellers to arrive one day before the trip starts in order to get their bearings and ease in to the new surroundings.

Travel Services: we would be happy to assist travellers in case of any further services: i.e. pre-post nights in Sicily. Do not hesitate to ask for info.

Reservation & Payment: a deposit of 30% per person is required at the time of reservation. Final payment of the tour is due 60 days prior to departure.

Book this tour OR ask for a customised proposal info@isolabella.it
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