A Week Together in Sicily with Paul

 Sicily, Italy - October 3-10, 2023


October 3rd, 2023 - First Day

All guests arrive at Catania Airport. A shuttle will be waiting to drive them to the hotel. Rooms assigned. Time to relax and explore the hotel grounds.
6.30pm: opening meeting w/Paul
8/8.30pm: dinner

October 4th, 2023 - Second Day

8-9am: Breakfast
9-11am: meeting w/Paul
11.30am: meet with our guide at the hotel, get on the bus destination Mount Etna.
Spend sometime there and then head to the Gole dell’Alcantara, a natural canyon excavated over thousandsof years ago.
5/5.30pm: back to the hotel
6.30pm: meeting w/Paul
8/8.30pm: dinner

Mount ETNA

Gole dell'Alcantara

October 5th, 2023 - Third Day

8/9am: breakfast
9/11am: meeting w/Paul
11/2pm: chill time
2pm: meet with our guide at the hotel. On the bus to a guided visit of Taormina and the Greek Amphitheater. Time to check out the unique shops in Taormina.
6.30pm: back to hotel
7pm: meeting w/Paul
8/8.30pm: dinner

Taormina and the Greek Amphitheater

October 6th, 2023 - Fourth Day

8/9am: breakfast
9/11am: meeting w/Paul
11.30am: boat excursion to the Aeolian Islands of Lipari and Vulcano.
6pm: back to the hotel
6.30pm: meeting w/Paul
8/8.30pm: dinner

Aeolian Islands

October 7th, 2023 - Fifth Day

8/9am: breakfast
9/11am: meeting w/Paul
6.30pm: meeting w/Paul
8/8.30pm: dinner

This is our own private beach

October 8th, 2023 - Sixth Day

8/9am: breakfast
9.30am: meet with our guide at the hotel. Drive to Catania, guided visit of the city ( Catania’s cathedral, historical downtown, farmer’s market with hundreds of vendors and the world famousstreet-food.
5pm: back to the hotel
6/8pm: meeting w/Paul
8/8.30pm: dinner

Catania’s cathedral

October 9th, 2023 - Seventh Day

8/9am: breakfast
CHILL DAY. No planned activities.

October 10th, 2023 - Eighth Day

8/9am: breakfast
9/11am: closing meeting w/Paul
11/12pm: time to pack up and leave

Hotel photos


- Single or double room at a 4-star Hotel on a cliff overlooking the beach. The hotel is located at I Giardini di Naxos, on the east side of Sicily on the Aegean Sea. Close to Taormina ( 6kms) and walkable distance to nearby shops.

- Three meals per day, beverages included, vegetarian and gluten-free options available.

- Upon arriving at Catania Airport, shuttles will pick us up and drive us to the hotel.

- Coach bus to drive us around.

- English-speaking tour guide

- Boat ride


Single room: 2,350 euros
Double room: 2,150 euros
* Please note payments will be accepted in euro currency ONLY via Wise ONLY.

An initial deposit of 700 euros due by April 20th, 2023 will hold your spot.

The remainder of 1,650 euros for a single room and 1,450 euros for a double room due by AUGUST 31st, 2023.

Method of payment: Wise ( please get in touch with Amelia if you are not familiar with Wise and you need help).

Please reach out to Amelia at italiancourses@yahoo.com for registration and deposit payment.


Cancellations are accepted until July 31st, 2023.
After this date, no changes or cancellations accepted.

Please feel free to email Amelia with any questions italiancourses@yahoo.com