Enjoy one of the most enticing eXPeriences in Sicily, a 5-day escorted tour discovering the most beautiful and fascinating places in these magnificent places. Visit Palermo, Taormina, Catania and discover the amazing attractions and activities.
Day 1: Palermo
Welcome to Sicily! Arrive independently to the hotel in the beautiful city of Palermo (contact us for an optional private transfer from the airport). In the evening you will meet your tour-leader and your travel companions. Dinner and overnight in the hotel.
Day 2: Monreale - Palermo
After breakfast in the hotel, the first stop of the day will be Monreale, famous for its cathedral with mosaics on a gold background that cover its surface and its walls. You will then return to discover all of the fascinating treasures that the city of Palermo holds.
A few of the treasures include preserved monuments, the Palatine Chapel, and the Fountain Square Pretoria. You will also have a stop for a food surprise in a local bakery. After free time for lunch (NOT included), keep visiting the city centre. Dinner and overnight in hotel.
Day 3: Cefalù - Catania
After breakfast at the hotel, the day will begin by visiting Cefalù, an enchanting seaside village with anciet eras vibes. Here you can admire the view, the beautiful Norman Cathedral and stroll through the characteristic streets of the village.
You will then continue to the next stop, Catania. After a short break for lunch (not included), you will begin the visit of the historic center of the city, declared UNESCO World Heritage Site. From the splendid Piazza del Duomo with its Cathedral to the picturesque via dei crociferi, where the Monastery of San Benedetto is located, you will be enchanted by the charm of this city. There will be a short gastronomic stop in a bar for a typical brioche with granita! Accommodation in hotel in Catania, dinner and overnight stay.
Day 4: Etna - Taormina
After breakfast at the hotel, you will first visit Catania's fish market and then head to the first stop of the day: Mount Etna, the highest active volcano in Europe. In the Etna Park, you will not only be able to admire incredible landscapes but also to get to know its vast variety of flora and fauna, also testifying to the agricultural vocation of the area, where excellent wines and other local gastronomic excellences are produced.
In fact, at the end of the visit you will also have the opportunity to taste honey from a local agricultural company, along with various typical local products.
We will then continue to Taormina, where, after some free time for lunch, you will dedicate yourself to visiting the splendid Greek theater from where, among other things, you can enjoy a wonderful view of the Gulf of Naxos. You will then stroll through the elegant streets of the center, for shopping or simply to immerse yourself in the splendid atmosphere of the city.
Return to Catania, through the beautiful Riviera dei Ciclopi. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Catania.
Day 5: Catania
After breakfast, end of the tour (contact us for an optional private transfer to the airport).
More multiday eXPeriences in Sicily
If you wish to join some full packages tour of Sicily, please check also the 9 day tour of Sicily departing from Palermo in half board and the 6 days escorted tour of Eoalian islands.