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HISTORY & ARCHAEOLOGY SICILY HISTORY & ARCHAEOLOGY EGYPT The ancient town of Taormina Egypt's iconic Sphinx Archaeology of Sicily 12 nights from £1919^ Including optional travel insurance or a reduction of £54 if not required§ Departing: October 3, 2019. Holiday code: AV170 VIP door-to-door travel service ­ see page 67 22 meals: All breakfasts and 10 dinners Optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights, or a reduction if not required§ Return flights and transfers Six excursions with 12 visits Four talks Archaeology host, local guides and Saga tour manager Porterage at your hotels. l l l l l l l Ancient Egypt Revealed Presidential Nile hhhh 12 nights FULL BOARD from £1969^ Including optional travel insurance or a reduction of £71 if not required§ Departing: Oct 17 (£1969), Nov 6, 2019 (£2149) and Jan 22, 2020 (£2049). Holiday code: AV035 6 nights in hotels and 6 on board cruise ship 35 meals: 12 breakfasts, 11 lunches and 12 dinners Local wines, beers and soft drinks with lunch and dinner throughout the tour 8 excursions and 11 visits Optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights, or a reduction if not required§ Return flights and transfers Saga tour manager Porterage at your hotel and on the ship Tourist visa**. l l l l l l l l History awaits around every corner on this 12-night tour through Sicily. Itinerary... Day 1: UK to Noto. Fly to Catania. Transfer to Noto. Stay three nights at the 4-star Grand Hotel Sofia (3Q). Day 2: Noto and Ragusa. Discover the architecture of UNESCO-protected Noto. Visit Ragusa and its archaeology museum. Day 3: Syracuse. Visit Syracuse, with its preserved Greek and Roman remains. Day 4: Noto to Palermo. Travel to Palermo, via Piazza Armerina visiting the UNESCO-protected Roman Villa del Casale. Stay three nights at the 4-star Hotel Garibaldi (4Q). Day 5: Palermo. At leisure. Optional walking tour of Palermo. Day 6: Palermo and Monreale. Visit Palermo's Archaeological Museum. Travel to Monreale for a guided tour of the town and cathedral. Day 7: Palermo to Mazara del Vallo.Travel via Segesta with its Greek archaeological site, to Mazara del Vallo. Optional guided walking tour of the town. Stay three nights at the 4-star Mahara Hotel (4Q). Day 8: Mazara del Vallo.At leisure. Optional excursion to Selinunte. Day 9: Marsala and Mozia. Visit Marsala and the island of Mozia, its ruined Phoenician city and archaeological museum. Day 10: Mazara del Vallo to Giardini Naxos. Pause at Agrigento en route to Giardini Naxos. Stay three nights at the locally rated 4-star Hellenia Yachting Hotel (4Q). Day 11: Giardini Naxos and Taormina. Visit Giardini Naxos and the Archaeological Museum of Naxos, and Taormina. Day 12: Giardini Naxos.At leisure or join an optional excursion to Mount Etna or Catania. Day 13: Giardini Naxos to UK. Travel to Catania airport this morning for your return flight to the UK. The archaeology of Ancient Egypt awaits you on this fascinating tour. Itinerary... Cairo ­ three nights at the Pyramisa Hotel (4Q) · Aswan ­ three nights at the Pyramisa Isis Island Hotel (4Q) · Edfu ­ six nights aboard Presidential Nile ship · Kom Ombo · Aswan · Edfu · Esna · Luxor. Your Programme This exciting holiday focuses on the archaeology of ancient Egypt, and includes a Nile cruise, three archaeology talks and a knowledgeable local guide to accompany your visits. Your adventure starts in Cairo, with a city tour and visit to the famous Egyptian Museum with its stunning collections. You'll also visit Memphis, Sakkara and the iconic Pyramids and Sphinx. Then travel to Aswan where you can look forward to visiting the High Dam and Philae Temple. Next stop is Luxor where you step aboard the Presidential Nile ship for your six-night cruise. You'll stop at Kom Ombo to explore a ruined Graeco-Roman temple, then it's on to Abu Simbel for the Temples of Ramses II. Your final port of call is Luxor where you can look forward to visiting the Valleys of the Kings and Queens. SAVE £50 on advertised departures when you book by Feb 28, 2019 Archaeology of Sicily. ^All prices are £s per person based on two people sharing and are subject to availability . Flights from Gatwick to Catania with the scheduled services of easyJet. § A reduction of £54 applies if you do not need the optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights. For single accommodation (subject to availability and extra charges may apply) please visit saga.co.uk/holidays or call for further details. See enclosed Essential Information. SAVE £50 on advertised price when you book by Feb 28, 2019 Ancient Egypt Revealed. ^All prices are £s per person based on two people sharing with flight from Heathrow or Heathrow to Cairo with the scheduled services of Egypt Air. Prices are subject to availability and may change. § A reduction of £71 applies if you do not need the optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights. For single accommodation, to travel from a local airport or to take advantage of our flight upgrade deals (subject to availability and extra charges may apply) please visit saga.co.uk/holidays or call for further details. See enclosed Essential Information. To book see page 67 and call FREE on 0800 056 6078 or visit saga.co.uk/special-interests19 Please quote SPN34 41