With this amazing 8-day 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!
With this amazing 8-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.
Meeting in Catania, with a welcome cocktail, dinner and overnight.
After breakfast, you will depart for a trip to Mount Etna: through the fascinating landscape of the highest active volcano in Europe, you will reach a height of about 1,900 meters. After lunch at a restaurant on the mountain, we will continue to Taormina, a town founded on the sea front and called, not surprisingly, the "Pearl of the Ionian Sea". Here, you will have the opportunity to visit the famous Greek-Roman Theatre. At the end, you will return to Catania for dinner and overnight.
After breakfast, you will depart for Piazza Armerina to visit the Villa Romana del Casale, which houses the largest collection of late-Roman mosaics in the world, declared UNESCO heritage site. After that, we will move to Agrigento where you'll have lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, you will visit the Valley of the Temples, an important archaeological site is characterized by the exceptional state of preservation of its temples, including the Temple of Concord. At the end, you'll have dinner and hotel accommodation.
After breakfast, you will reach the archaeological park of Selinunte, the largest in the Mediterranean. For lunch, we will move to a local farm, famous for the production of olive-oil, which you will have the chance to taste. In the afternoon, we will continue to the medieval village of Erice, on the top of Mount San Giuliano. Then, we will continue to Palermo for the accommodation in a downtown hotel, where you will have dinner and overnight.
After breakfast, free morning or excursion (optional) to the Mount Pellegrino, the most famous mountain in Palermo, where you will visit the shrine of Santa Rosalia, venerated saint of the city. From here, you can admire the Conca d'Oro, the vast plain on which lies Palermo. After this morning excursion, discover one of the most colorful historical markets of Palermo, the "Capo Market". After lunch at the hotel, you will depart to Monreale where you will admire the Cathedral, with its famous Byzantine mosaics and the cloister of the Benedictines. You will continue with a panoramic tour of the historic center of Palermo, passing through the Quattro Canti, the Opera House and Piazza Pretoria. At the end, dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Free morning, lunch at the hotel and afternoon to go shopping in the center of Palermo. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast, you will depart for the coastal town of Cefalù, a former fishing village where stands the Cathedral with its famous mosaic of "Christ Pantocrator". Afterwards, we will proceed to the medieval village of Castelbuono, on the slopes of the Madonie: here, you'll enjoy a stop at a local bakery where you will taste typical Sicilian products. After lunch in a farm, we will move to Catania, through the Madonie Natural Park, where you'll end your tour with dinner and overnight stay.
Breakfast and end of the tour.
If you have less time available, but you still want to visit the beauties of Sicily in the best possible way, don't miss our 5-days tour, departing from Palermo.
Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.
The price displayed refers to the price per person in a double room. The price per person in a single room is equal to 1185€. Contact us for a custom quote or for more information on how to book it.
We suggest you wearing comfortable clothes and shoes.
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