THE GRAND TOUR - SYRACUSE
Programme of Events
Thursday 28th September to Sunday 1st October 2023
Thursday 28th September 2023 10am till 7pm
Visit to Villa Romana del Casale (400AD) and Piazza Armerina - lunch included.
Full moon rises over the sea
Bus pickup points around the coast of Ortigia at 10am.
Dress Code: Modern clothes. No costumes.
Friday 29th September 2023 10am till 1pm.
Guided visit of the Cathedral of Syracuse and other sites around Ortigia
Dress Code: from 1797 to 1823 - Grand Tour day wear
Friday 29th September 2023 evening
Run-Through of the Choreography for the Grand Ball
Location on Ortigia (TBC) Dress Code: from 1797 to 1823 evening elegant
Saturday 30th September 2023 10am till 1.45pm
Visit to the Neapolis Archeological Site in Syracuse
Dress Code: from 1797 to 1823 Grand Tour day wear with sturdy shoes.
Bus pickup points around the coast of Ortigia and return at 1.30pm
Saturday 30th September 2023 6pm till 1am
Grand Ball at Palazzo Biscari, Catania
Dance Master: Maestro Donald Francis
Orchestra Conductor: Valentino Alfredo Zangara
Croupier: Virgilio Contrucci
Dress Code: from 1797 to 1823 Ball wear
Bus pickup points around the coast of Ortigia at 6pm and return at midnight. Home by 1am.
Sunday 1st October 2023 10.30am till 3.30pm
A Pastorale lunch and a Tarantella dance
Dress Code: from 1797 to 1823 Grand Tour day wear or Sicilian traditional outfits
Bus pickup points around the coast of Ortigia and return home by 3.30pm.
Sunday 1st October 2023 3.30pm till midnight
An Afternoon Lido Swim. Dinner on the Beach and Sunset
Dress Code: from 1797 to 1823 day wear or 1810 Sicilian traditional outfits and swimming gear
Buses will leave from Ortigia at 3.30pm and drop you home by midnight