Spectacular self-drive tour around sicily - 14-day itinerary, Italy - Apr 30 - May 10, 2019

Traveler: Colin P. - Local specialist: Carmelo Guarnaccia

All the guides were first rate , the gentleman who walked us round Palermo and the guide at Syracuse we’re particularly good , the latter was very knowledgeable on horticultural matters as well as history and archaeology. We had a series of excellent drivers who took us around the island. They were immensely helpful anddrovewithgreat care.

Carmelo, our tour organiser was excellent , we were delighted to meet up with him in Catania where we could thank him in person. He had enormous patience especially when our friend who was going to drive us had to dropout. He rearranged transport quite brilliantly. His command of English and his care and attention to detail as well as his kindness and thoughtfulness were remarkable. When he was engaged in examinations his supervisorMarianne was equally helpful.

As to memorable places , there really are too many to list ! Sicily is a treasurehouse of history and Archaeology with so many groups and civilisations leaving their mark. I was particularly interested in the Norman influence but theGreek , Roman and Arab civilisations were also very special and remarkable.

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Carmelo Guarnaccia, local specialist, responded to this review:

Thank you so much Colin, I am very happy to hear all the joy you had in Sicily.
It was really a great pleasure to meet you all, I hope to see you again soon in Italy!