LOS ANGELES, Aug. 4, 2009"”Want to start the New Year with a different experience? Ring in 2010 in Sicily with Splendida Italia's value packed eight day/seven night group guided package.

This special package includes accommodations at 4-star properties throughout Sicily, all authentic Italian meals beginning with dinner the first night through breakfast on the last day; an escorted tour guide, who is bilingual in English, Spanish and Italian; travel by deluxe motorcoach; all entrance fees on the itinerary; wine tasting at Mt. Etna and other extras. The cost for this all inclusive land package, which departs in Sicily on Dec. 30, 2009, is $1109 or less than $150 per day per person, double occupancy.

The itinerary showcases the very best of Sicily from its rich architectural heritage to popular historic sites such as the Valley of Temples, Agrigento, Mt. Etna and Tyrrhenian Coast.

Splendida Italia is owned and operated by Picasso Travel, one of the largest air consolidators in North America doing business for more than 28 years. Picasso Travel is a member of ASTA, IATA, CLIA, USACA, and ARC.

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