7 Days group tour of Sicily, from Catania to Palermo
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7-Days Escorted Tour of Sicily from Catania to Palermo half board

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Adriana Ines V.

Excursion of 7 days in Sicily, departing from Catania, with half board

With this amazing 7-days tour you will have the chance to visit the most beautiful and charming cities in Sicily. A journey steeped in the rich history and nature of the island, that will give you the opportunity to fully enjoy the treasures of Catania, Agrigento, Palermo, Mount Etna and much more!

7 Days group tour of Sicily, from Catania to Palermo highlights: 

  • Discover Sicily and its destination of historical and artistic interest
  • Visit the most important sights of the island, departing from Catania
  • Enjoy the natural sceneries of Sicily at the Mount Etna, Piazza Armerina and Agrigento
  • Admire the beauty of Sicily as you breathe its unique, magical atmosphere
  • Savor the delicious dishes of the renowned Sicilian cuisine
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With this amazing 7 days escorted tour of Sicily, departing from Catania, you will have the opportunity to live a unique experience around the island, discovering all its greatest destinations.

Day 1: Catania

Independent arrival at the hotel in Catania, with a welcome cocktail. Dinner and overnight.

Day 2: Piazza Armerina - Caltagirone - Catania

After a buffet breakfast, depart to Piazza Armerina in the inland of Sicily, to visit the worldwide known Villa Romana del Casale: it is the richest, largest and most complex collection of late Roman mosaics in the world and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Lunch in a local restaurant. Then, proceed to Caltagirone known for its ceramics whose handcrafted production is secular. Free time at your leisure to enjoy the city. At the end of the tour, back to your hotel in Catania. Dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Mount Etna (Honey Tasting) - Taormina - Catania

After breakfast, weather conditions permitting, excursion to Mount Etna, the highest active volcano in Europe. On the way, you will stop to the village of Zafferana Etnea, "the City of Honey" to visit a factory where they produce honey and taste the precious nectar made by skilled hands. Continue to Taormina, charming city called "the pearl of the Ionian Sea", located overlooking the sea and the peak of Mount Etna. Lunch in a local restaurant. Free time at leisure to enjoy the city. Individual visit of the fascinating Greek-Roman theatre. At the end of the tour, back to the hotel in Catania. Dinner and overnight.

Day 4: Syracuse - Noto - Ragusa

After breakfast, depart to Syracuse to visit one of the most beautiful Greek colony of Sicily. Visit of the archaeological park "Neapolis" (with the famous Latomie of the Paradise, the Greek Theatre and the Dyonisios "Ear") and visit of the island of Ortigia, the small baroque old city centre (with the Cathedral, which is built on the site of the Temple of Minerva, the legendary "Fontana Arethusa" and the Temple of Apollo). Lunch in a local restaurant. In the afternoon, proceed to Noto, renowned for the harmony and unity of its Baroque style and today declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Then proceed to Ragusa, check-in at the hotel, dinner and overnight.During high season (from April to October 2019) with an extra cost there will be the possibility to visit Ragusa "Ibla" by night, cradle of Sicilian baroque (supplement on the spot; the excursion will take place with a minimum of participants and depending on the availability).

Day 5: Modica (chocolate tasting) - Agrigento

After breakfast, depart to Modica to visit the city divided into two parts: Modica "Bassa" and "Alta". Here you will have the possiblity to taste the famous chocolate (Xocoatl) made with ancient methods brought to Sicily with Spanish domination. Lunch in a local restaurant. In the afternoon, proceed to Agrigento to visit the magnificent Valley Of Temples of Agrigento, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Accommodation, dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 6: Selinunte (oil tasting and lunch in a farmhouse) - Marsala (visit of a winery and wine tasting) - Palermo

After breakfast, depart to the Archaeological Park of Selinunte, the largest in the Mediterranean area with the impressive Temples and Acropolis. Then you will stop in a local farmhouse, famous for olive oil production: before lunch, it will be possible to have an oil tasting of local production. Continue to Marsala, a city on the western coast famous for its production of sweet Sicilian wine. Visit to a prestigious winery, where you will enjoy a wine tasting and learn about local production. Proceed to Palermo.Check-in at the hotel, dinner and overnight.

Day 7: Palermo

Breakfast and end of the tour.

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Reviews of 7-Days Escorted Tour of Sicily from Catania to Palermo half board

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Reviewed by Adriana Ines V. from

Tour de Sicilia

Muy buenos hoteles y sus desayunos, variedad de comidas y destacamos la labor profesional de Massimo, nuestro guía. Agradecemos al señor Carlo de la empresa, que nos asesoró y disipó todas las dudas antes de iniciar el viaje.