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WALKING SICILY, STROMBOLI AND LIPARI WALKING HERSONISSOS The impressive Island of Vulcano The landscape at Krista Volcano Walking in Sicily 7 nights from £1519^ Including optional travel insurance or a reduction of £20 if not required§ Departing: May 13 (£1649) and Sep 2 (£1519), 2019. Holiday code: CT123. All breakfasts, two lunches and all dinners Seven walks Saga tour manager Specialist qualified local guides Porterage at all hotels Optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights, or a reduction if not required§ Return flights and transfers l l l l l l Walking in Crete 7 nights ALL INCLUSIVE from £949^ Including optional travel insurance or a reduction of £20 if not required§ Departing: October 2, 2019. Holiday code: AK200 Full board Free bar open 15 hours a day Wine and water at dinner Five walks Walking host, local walking guide and Saga Host Welcome drink and drinks reception Porterage at your hotel Optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights, or a reduction if not required§ Return flights and transfers l l l l l l l l ACTIVITY LEVEL Day 1: UK-Catania, Sicily. Fly to Catania. Transfer to Milazzo and take the ferry to Lipari for a three-night stay at the locally rated 4-star Hotel Gattopardo. Day 2: Lipari. Lipari town walk and visit to archaeological museum and cathedral. Also walk to Lipari's south cliffs and Astronomic Observatory. Day 3: Vulcano. Transfer by boat to Vulcano island. Walk to the summit of the dormant volcano. Day 4: Stromboli. Catch the ferry to Stromboli for an overnight stay at the locally rated 3-star Hotel Miramare or Hotel Ossidiana, dependent on departure date. Evening walk to the summit of Stromboli's active volcano. Day 5: Linguaglossa, Sicily. Transfer by ferry to Milazzo in Sicily, continuing to the Novara di Sicilia in the Etna area. Walk to the summit of Montet Rocca di Novara. Three-night stay at the locally rated 4-star Mareneve Hotel. Day 6: North Etna. Discover the north of Mount Etna. Day 7: Randazzo. Walk from Randazzo. Day 8: Sicily-UK. Transfer to Catania airport for your return flight to the UK. Discover the eastern face of this beautiful island, once home to the Minoan civilisation, on a walking holiday that takes you off the beaten track. Your programme Kritsa to Hamilo: Walk uphill to the village of Kritsa, continue to the frescoed church of Panaghia Kera, ascend to the ruins of Lato, and return via the scenic highlands of Hamilo. Krousta to Kalo Chorio: Follow a downhill path through a shady gorge to the traditional working village of Kalo Chorio, which runs down to the sea. Selia to the Lassithi Plateau: Walk up to the Lassithi Plateau to see find rural Crete. Stop at Krasi, to see the ancient sycamore. Panaghia Paplinon Monastery to Kato Chorio: See the eastern heights on this walk from a monastery to the old village of Kato Chorio. Round Agios Ioannis Point: Enjoy coastal scenery on this peninsular walk, with spectacular views of Spinalonga. Imperial Bélvédere QQQ Set on a peaceful hillside beneath the village of Koutouloufari close to the town of Hersónissos, this locally rated 4-star hotel is just 500 metres from the beach and offers 340 spacious bedrooms, a restaurant, three bars and a Saga Lounge. You can extend your holiday at the Imperial Belvedere. Please call for details. SAVE £50 on all advertised prices when you book by Feb 28, 2019 SAVE £50 on all advertised departures when you book by Feb 28, 2019 Volcano Walking in Sicily. ^All prices are £s per person based on two people sharing and are subject to availability. Flights from Luton to Catania with the scheduled services of easyJet. A reduction of £20 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. Walks vary from medium to difficult, are between seven to 11 kilometres long, and encompass uneven and steeply sloping terrain so you'll need walking gear and, of course, to be fit enough to enjoy it. Walking in Crete. ^All prices are £s per person based on two people sharing with flights from Gatwick to Heraklion on the scheduled services of easyJet. Prices are subject to availability and may change. Current prices will be confirmed at the time of booking. § A reduction of £20 (7 nights) or £54 (14 nights) applies if you do not need the optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights. For single accommodation or to travel from a local airport (both subject to availability and extra charges may apply) please visit saga.co.uk/holidays or call for further details. We are unable to include the Greek Tourist Tax, this has to be paid locally by all guests. See enclosed Essential Information. Walks range from easy to moderate covering 8-11 kilometres, with ascents and descents. Transfer time for most walks is around an hour, so you will be out of the hotel until mid-afternoon on most walking days. A packed lunch will be provided. 36 Please quote SPN34 Questions on an existing booking? Call FREE on 0800 300 600 or visit saga.co.uk/managemybooking