will be visiting: Catania, Acitrezza, Acireale, Acicastello, Randazzo, Mount Etna, Etnapolis Shopping Centre, Syracuse (the Weeping Madonna) and Modica
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LONDON - JANUARY SALES
Visiting London, Westfield Shopping Centre, Bluewater Shopping Centre and the Winter Wonderland spectacle in Hyde Park
Friday 04 January 2013 :
At 6.30am we meet the tour leader at MaltaInternationalAirport for check in. At 8.35am we depart on Air Malta flight KM 116 to London Gatwick. Upon our arrival at 10.55am, transfer by private coach to the 4 star Holiday Inn Bloomsbury (or similar) in London (watch video on this link). As it will still be early to check in, we leave the luggage in the luggage room and whoever wishes may join the tour leader for an excursion on foot and by public transport (payment extra) around central London. Amongst others, we will see Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square, Whitehall, Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, St. James Park and Buckingham Palace. In the afternoon we return to the hotel and check in. In the afternoon, we can go to Oxford Street to start our shopping spree from the January Sales - unbelieveable bargains! In the evening we can join the tour leader and go out for dinner and to enjoy ourselves.
Saturday 05 January 2013 :
English breakfast. Today, the day will be at leisure for shopping. However, whoever wishes, may join the tour leader to visit other places of interest and monuments that this great city offers. After we return to the hotel, we rest for a while and in the evening we go to Victoria for dinner and then proceed to the West End for more fun.
Sunday 06 January 2013 :
After English breakfast, we may join the tour leader and by public transport (payment extra) go to Hyde Park, a huge and beautiful place. Here, we will find the spectacle specially organised for the festive season 'Winter Wonderland'. This consists of various attractions like an ice rink, Christmas Circus, Giant Observation Wheel, The Magical Ice Kingdom and various other attractions and rides. The entrance to the variuos attractions and rides is against payment. There will also be a lot of bars, cafes and restaurants. In the early afternoon, we may join the tour leader and by public transport (payment extra) go to - WestfieldShopping Centre. This establishment boasts of more than 265 shops, bars and restaurants. In the evening, we go out with the tour leader for dinner and for more fun.
Monday 07 January 2013 :
Today, after English breakfast, we may join the tour leader and by public transport (payment extra) go to Bluewater Shopping Centre……one of the most innovative and exciting shopping and leisure destinations in Europe today. This massive shopping centre boasts of more than 220 shops and more than 40 coffee shops, bars and restaurants. Bluewater offers an unrivalled collection of stores to satisfy the most devout shopaholic. And all this at fantastic SALE PRICES!! The 3 zones of Wintergarden, Water Circus and The Village offer non stop entertainment during the day thus ensuring that non-shoppers will also have a fantastic time over here. It will definitely be a memorable day. We return o the hotel and in the evening we go out with the tour leader and go to Covent Garden and the Trocadero in Piccadilly Circus. These are two top places of entertainment in London.
Tuesday 08 January 2013 :
English Breakfast. After, by public transport (payment extra) we will go to Kensington and Knightsbridge, where the biggest department store in England is located ... Harrods. However, we must not forget that we have to check out of our rooms before 10.00am. Then we proceed to Oxford Street where we will be able to do some last minute shopping. We return to the hotel and at 5.30pm we depart by coach to London Heathrow airport for check in. At 8.30pm we depart on Air Malta flight KM 103 and we arrive in Malta at 00.40am (early Wednesday).