THE ARABS IN SICILY

With ages of arabs domination each little corner of this island speak about the beauty of Ancient Orient

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1st day: PALERMO

Arrival at Palermo airport. Welcome to our beautiful island. Meet your English speaking driver and be transferred to Visir Resort in Mazara del Vallo. Accommodation at hotel.

2nd day: MAZARA DEL VALLO
Enjoy a full buffet breakfast at your hotel. At the indicated time, meet your driver for the day. The Western part of Sicily is still inhabited by a large Muslim community. We will meet Mostafa, who will explain some of the characteristics of this part of the island, showing us the Arabic style monuments remaining in the area. Afterwards, we will have lunch in a local restaurant where the dishes respect the Arabic food tradition. Enjoy a unique Fish Couscous, a specialty in the area. Back to the hotel. Accommodation at hotel.

Arabi in sicilia 33rd day: MAZARA DEL VALLO – PALERMO – MONREALE – MAZARA DEL VALLO
Enjoy a full buffet breakfast at your hotel. At the indicated time, meet your driver and depart to Monreale. Visit the Cathedral as well as the Benedictine cloister before to travel to Palermo, which was one of the most important cities during the Arabic dominion. We will then have a unique experience, entering the ancient Qanat. the water management system used by Arabs to provide a reliable supply of water for human settlements and irrigation in Palermo. We will be provided with some boots and a lamp to enter the Qanat and discover the underground system. Lunch at a local restaurant in Palermo. In the afternoon visit the Zisa Castle, which used to be surrounded by an artificial lake. Back to the hotel. Accommodation in Mazara del Vallo.

4th day: MAZARA DEL VALLO
Enjoy a full buffet breakfast at your hotel. Enjoy a SPA treatment in the hotel where you'll discover the relaxing massages and the Turkish bath. Rest of the day at leisure. Farewell dinner and accommodation in Mazara del Vallo.

5th day: MAZARA DEL VALLO
Enjoy a full buffet breakfast at your hotel. At the indicated time, transfer to Palermo airport. End of our services. Arrivederci Sicilia!!

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