Be the pilot of your own luxury driving experience!
Enjoy your exclusive holiday- a fantastic 3 day driving tour on the board of Porsche 718 Boxster GTS on the legendary race circuits in the wonderful island of Sicily. This tour consists of the TARGA FLORIO and HILL CLIMB circuits ... More info ›
Be the pilot of your own luxury driving experience!
Enjoy your exclusive holiday- a fantastic 3 day driving tour on the board of Porsche 718 Boxster GTS on the legendary race circuits in the wonderful island of Sicily. This tour consists of the TARGA FLORIO and HILL CLIMB circuits. With the accommodation in the finest hotels in Sicily, all this accompanied with the best service, top cuisine and full immersion in the history by visiting timeless places.
All this to make your Grand Tour in Sicily unforgettable switch-off wonderland experience.
Day 1: Palermo-Cefalu'
Pass By: Cefalu Coast, Cefalu, Province of Palermo, Sicily
Arrival at the airport and private transfer with hostess to the Hotel of Cefalu’. Check in at the Hotel. Welcome drinks and accommodation into the reserved double room. Delivery of the KIT for the Tour with the selected itineraries. Delivery of the luxury sports car. Lunch and/or dinner at the restaurant. Overnight.
Information: Cefalu’ is a Norman town, included in the club of "The most beautiful villages in Italy".
• Lunch: Lunch at the restaurant included.
• Dinner: Dinner at the restaurant included.
Accommodation included: Check in at the 4- or 5-star Hotel of Cefalu’. Welcome drinks and accommodation into the reserved double room.
Day 2: TARGA FLORIO- the world’s oldest sports car racing event, founded in 1906
Stop At: Targa Florio Racecourse, Cerda, Province of Palermo, Sicily
Route: Cefalu’- Floriopoli (Tribunes of Floriopoli) - Cerda- Visit of the Vincenzo Florio Museum- Sclafani Bagni - Collesano- Visit of Targa Florio Museum- Castelbuono- Cefalu’
Program: Breakfast. Departure for Targa Florio circuit. Lunch at the restaurant. Return to the Hotel. Dinner at the restaurant. Overnight.
Targa Florio, is an open road endurance automobile race held in the mountains of Sicily near the island's capital of Palermo. Founded in 1906, it was the oldest sports car racing event, part of the World Sportscar Championship between 1955 and 1973.
Floriopoli. The legendary location of the Tribunes of Floriopoli that is the historic headquarters of the Targa Florio pits. From here the legendary route on Targa Florio begins, a very technical track that is famous for its difficulty.
Vincenzo Florio Museum reveals the secrets about the race editions, the pilots who participated, the winners and the established records of the oldest road race in the world. The photo gallery will take you in the past through images that have marked the history of the Targa Florio: the exciting duels in the race, the faces of the heroes who have enthused thousands of fans; the cars that have made the motor racing history.
Collesano, a town developed in the XII century around the Norman Castle. Today a medieval structure is preserved in the oldest part of the ruins.
Targa Florio Museum contains an important and impressive collection of photos, unpublished documentaries, objects and relics of the legendary "Targa Florio"- the toughest and most fascinating road race of all time.
Castelbuono, a village in the province of Palermo that is known for the rare Manna (a very valuable product obtained from the bark of the ash tree) and the Castle of Ventimiglia. Inside the Castle there is the wonderful Cappella Palatina, in a typical Sicilian baroque, where the skull of the saint patron of the city Sant'Anna is kept.
Duration: 8 hours
Accommodation included: Overnight in the 4 or 5 star hotel in Cefalu'.
Day 3: HILL CLIMB- the first uphill car race in the world dating back to 1908
Pass By: Belvedere di Montepellegrino, Palermo, Province of Palermo, Sicily
Route: Cefalu’- Monte Pellegrino- Sanctuary of Santa Rosalia- Nature Reserve Park of Favorita- Mondello- Cefalu’
Program: Breakfast. Check out from the Hotel. Departure for Hill Climb circuit. Lunch at the restaurant. Return to the Hotel and Drop-off of the car. Transfer to Airport.
Monte Pellegrino is a beautiful promontory that rises on Palermo, and one of the more ancient symbols of motorsport in the world. This is where the famous Monte Pellegrino Hill Climb circuit starts, the first uphill car race dating back to 1908 created by Vincenzo Florio. Once a destination for racing enthusiasts who in the past would gather here for the event. Over the years, the event has been growing, and touching sacred places like the Sanctuary of Santa Rosalia (the saint patron of Palermo). The Hill Climb event began positioning itself for beauty, timed to happen just after the Targa Florio.
Goethe named Monte Pellegrino the most beautiful headland in the world, as it overlooks the City of Palermo on one side, and a spectacular downhill with a view of the enchanting beach of Mondello on the other.
The Nature Reserve Park of Favorita. The historic Favorita Park Circuit was the first of the two rounds in Palermo, in the paths of the park four editions of the Targa Florio where held from 1937 to 1940, where around 150 four-wheeled jewels paraded from all over the world: Ferrari, Lotus, Maserati, Porsche, Fiat, Abarth, Lancia and others. Favorita is also the largest park in Italy that was once the "Real estate of the Favorita", created by King Ferdinand IV of Bourbon, who arrived in Sicily while escaping from the Napoleonic troops in Naples.
Mondello is a small seaside resort with a wonderful beach just a short ride from the centre of the Sicilian capital Palermo. Mondello is more than just a beach resort; it's an education in Sicilian custom, rituals and adolescent bonding- the beach is long and curving, made of soft pale sand sloping very gently into the turquoise sea.
• Lunch: Lunch in the restaurant.
No accommodation included on this day.