Private Excursions

Argimusco Rocks and Montalbano Elicona

 
Pick-up in the hotel and departure for the Argimusco plateau, the only megalithic site in Sicily, known as the "Sicilian Stonehenge". Within this area two “Menhirs” are clearly visible, one male and one female symbols of fertility, the “Eagle” which in ancient traditions represented the escort of the souls of the dead for the afterlife, the “Orante”, also called the Neolithic Goddess , which represents a divinity in perfectly outlined prayer. From its summit you can also admire a good part of the Tyrrhenian coast (Tindari, Milazzo and the Aeolian Islands) and Etna. Continue to Montalbano and stop for lunch (not included). Visit of the medieval old town and the majestic Castle, perfectly recovered. Built on a primitive Roman fortress, with successive fortifications of Byzantine and Arab style, then completely rebuilt by the Normans. In more than eight centuries of history the castle has passed several times of ownership for alternate and obscure events. Return to the hotel in the afternoon.
 
The price includes:
- Pick-up and drop-off from your hotel or port of discharge.
- Private transportation with driver/tour leader: Car (1 to 3 pax); Minivan (4 to 7 pax); Minibus (8 to 19 pax); Bus (20 to 50 pax).
 
The price does not include:
- Meals, beverages and extras.
- Entrance fees to the archaeological sites, monuments, churches and museums.
- Local Tourist Guide to be paid locally (included for groups of 20 pax).
 
Important Note:
The driver / tour leader, according to Italian law, is not a licensed guide, so he cannot accompany participants during the visit of the monuments; however he will provide essential information for the visit of the visited places (purchase of tickets, schedules opening and directions).

     Start: 09:00
     Duration: 8 h

     Availability: daily



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The service of travel by private car is active all year.
It's necessary to notice at least 72 hours before, excluding holidays and weekends.