20 Years 1998-2018


Sicily & Golf the Eastern Grand Tour


Programme
1st Day   Arrival at the airport "Fontanarossa" of Catania. Drive to Ragusa and overnight at the "Donnafugata Golf Resort”, a true jewel set in the baroque atmosphere, nature and unique landscapes of south-eastern Sicily.

2 Day  Breakfast at the hotel and morning of golf at the "Parkland" designed by Gary Player that winds through olive, carob trees and stone walls typical of the countryside of Ragusa. Free afternoon with a relaxing opportunity to enjoy the various services offered by the resort. Overnight at the "Donnafugata Golf Resort."

3rd Day  Breakfast at the hotel and morning of golf at the "Links" designed by Franco Piras that spans two large valleys, each with a lake included in the course.In the afternoon guided visit of Ragusa Ibla, heart of Sicilian baroque, with its square surmounted by the splendid Cathedral of San Giorgio a unique setting for charm and grandeur. Overnight at the "Donnafugata Golf Resort”.

4th Day Breakfast at the hotel and drive to “I Monasteri Golf Resort” in the province of Siracusa. The Resort was in the past an old Benedictine monastery and in the 18th century it became the house of prominent Italian noble families like the Catalano and the Melilli Barons. The Villa, great and magnificent, rises in an extraordinary place, with a wonderful land view.

5th Day Breakfast at the hotel and morning of golf at the course "I Monasteri" surrounded by beautiful landscape among the Mediterranean citrus fruits scent, myrtle and laurel fragrances. The course was designed inside an 86 acres plantation of oranges and lemons. Hole 6 par 5 is situated a prickly pears plantation. The special white limestone Iblea hills surround the path of the holes two, three and four.In the afternoon guided visit of Siracusa. The excursion starts with the visit of the archaelogical site of Neapolis, where you will see the Greek Theatre, Roman amphitheatre ,Dionisyus Ear and the altar of Hieron II. Then we move to the old town, located on the island of Ortigia, famous for its Cathedral, Aretusa’s fontain and Apollo’s temple. Ortigia has been nominated Unesco World Heritage in 2005.

6th Day  Breakfast at the hotel and drive to Castiglione di Sicilia, a picturesque town on the slopes of Etna.Morning of golf at the course “Il Picciolo” offering players a breathtaking view of the volcano, allowing even the exciting discovery of lava flows. Overnight at the hotel “Il Principe" which occupies a recently restored aristocratic building in the baroque heart of the historical center of Catania. Catania is situated at the center of the Mediterranean sea. It is a natural stage where the sun, the Jonio sea and the fire of Mount Etna, blended to 2,700 years of history, are the scenery for a daily unique performance.

7th Day  Breakfast at the hotel and excursion to discover Etna, the highest active volcano in Europe. 4WD TOUR Exciting stop-and-go itineraries, aboard comfortable four-wheel-drive vehicles (Land Rover Discovery), in order to reach easily, by short hikes, Mt. Etna's most interesting and representative sites. Overnight at the hotel “Il Principe".
8th Day  Breakfast at the hotel and drive to the airport "Fontanarossa" of Catania End of Raggio Verde Incoming Italy services.

Price per Person On Demand

The Quote includes : Bed and Breakfast in: Donnafugata Golf Resort 5**** luxury Hotel (3 nights) I Monasteri Golf Resort 4**** luxury Hotel (2 nights) Il Principe 4**** (2 nights) 4 Green Fees  Guided visit in Ragusa Ibla > you will meet our guide at the entrance of the town  Guided visit in Siracusa  you will meet Our guide at the entrance of the town  Excursion Etna  you will meet the jeep in Zafferana, a village at the foot of the Etna.

The Quote not includes  Flight  Lunches/Dinners  Drinks  Entrances to the monuments  Tips and extras  City taxes  Anything not specifically mentioned in " Quote includes"

Notices: Prices are per golfer based on two people in double room. Prices are subject to change with notice. Accommodation and green fees are subject to availability. A supplement will be required for a single room, public holidays and high season