7 Days Escorted Tour of Sicily from Palermo to Catania
Sicily

7 Days Tour of Sicily Coast to Coast, from Palermo

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English

7 Days Tour of Sicily Coast to Coast, from Palermo

An unforgettable 7-days tour through the art colors and flavors of Sicily. Starting from Palermo, you will visit Agrigento, Siracusa up to the beautiful Taormina and Catania. Enjoy a coast full of natural beauty and cultural mind-boggling!

highlights: 
Discover Sicily with our 7-days tour
Shop for local foods to eat during your trip or take home with you to enjoy in the future
See the largest and most active volcano in all of Europe with this tour
See the quaint medieval village of Erice and experience what life was like centuries ago
Godfather movie fans will be thrilled with the opportunity to visit Savoca and Forza D’Agro
Description: 

A 7 days tour through Sicily, a fascinating region that has never disappointed a visitor thanks to places of great historical interest, untouched landscapes, the hospitality of the people, the kitchen the most envied in the world. Starting from Palermo, continue towards Marsala, Erice, Agrigento, Noto, Siracusa, Catania and Taormina.

Day 1: Palermo

Welcome to Sicily! Reach the hotel in Palermo hotel for the start of your tour!

Day 2: Palermo

On the morning of Day 2, you will go to Monreale to peruse the architecture of the town and purchase the almonds, olive oil, and citrus fruits that the town is known for. Back in Palermo, you will wander throughout the charming streets of Old Town while your guide tells you stories that are easily 3,000 years old. Discover the Cathedral, a jewel born of a synthesis of various artistic styles, sign of the passage of different dominations that continued through the centuries. Relax in the late afternoon through the streets of the city and then return to the hotel for dinner. Overnight.

Day 3: Palermo, Erice, Marsala, Agrigento

After breakfast, departure for Erice, a wonderful city that hasn't changed in centuries and you will love your time exploring it. Then, you will reach Marsala, charming town located in the most westerly point of Sicily. Enjoy comfortable visit between the colors and the flavors of Marsala, and do not forget to take home a bottle of sweet wine from which the town takes its name. Before night time arrives, you will find yourself in Agrigento, seeing Greek monuments and the amazing ruins at the Valley of the TemplesUNESCO archaeological site. Check in at your hotel. Dinner and overnight.

Day 4: Agrigento, Noto, Siracusa, Taormina

Breakfast and departure for Noto. Visit San Nicolò Cathedral, recently restored after the earthquake, and enjoy its wonderful streets. Continuing along the south coast, you will arrive in Siracusavery famous for its Parco Archeologico della Neapolis in Siracusa, which collects a treasure of greek-Roman ruins of inestimable value, characterized by a thick vegetation and monuments of great historical importance: the greek theater, the Roman Amphitheater and the Ear of Dionisio, cave dug with a trend to "s" which makes it a place of acoustic amplification. After the visit, cross the bridge in the city for a visit to the island of Ortigia, the oldest part of Siracusa, home to historic churches and buildings adorned by magnificent baroque art. In the late afternoon arrival at the hotel in Taormina. Enjoy dinner and overnight.

Day 5: Taormina (Giardini Naxos)

After breakfast we depart towards Mount Etna, the most impressive active volcano in Europe. You will learn how volcanic activity, discovering the fertile territories lava and magma black rocks that surround the surrounding area. If time permits, you will have the opportunity to reach a part of the top to get to the highest point (1800m). Return to Taormina, romantic and special tourist destination that stands on Mount Tauro, a natural panoramic terrace! Dinner and overnight.

Day 6: Taormina, Savoca, Forza d'Agrò, Catania

After breakfast at the hotel, you will visit Savoca and Forza d'Agrò, two hill towns immortalized in the Coppola film trilogy "The Godfather". A visit for lovers of cinema but not only, as you dive into the true nature of Sicilian welcoming places and its inhabitants, an authentic place far away from mass tourism. It must pause for the granita at Bar Vitelli, a famous family-run for some scenes filmed by Coppola in "The Godfather II". In the afternoon arrival in Catania, where you can visit the old town declared a World Heritage Site. Discover Piazza Dante and Piazza dell'Elefante, symbol of the city carved out of lava rock. Transfer to the hotel, dinner and overnight.

Day 7: Catania

Enjoy the last breakfast at the hotel and end of the tour.
 

itinerary: 
  • Day 1: Palermo
  • Day 2: Palermo
  • Day 3: Palermo, Erice, Marsala, Agrigento
  • Day 4: Agrigento, Noto, Siracusa, Taormina
  • Day 5: Taormina (Giardini Naxos)
  • Day 6: Taormina, Savoca, Forza d'Agrò, Catania
  • Day 7: Catania
Included: 
  • Transfers by coach
  • Tour leader multilingual
  • Accommodation in 4* hotels with breakfast and dinner
  • Panoramic tours as per itinerary
  • Meals as per itinerary
excluded: 
  • City Taxes, to be paid locally
  • Drinks during meals
  • Entrance tickets to the sights
  • Everything not mentioned in the included field
Meeting point: 

Meeting point information and the local phone numbers will be on the Confirmation Voucher you will receive at the time of the booking confirmation.

Information: 

The price shown refers to the amount per person in a double room. Contact us for more information.
 
Cancellation Policy for this tour:

  • Up to 25 days before departure: no penalty
  • 24 to 16 working days before departure: penalty of 30%
  • 15 to 06 working days before departure: 50% penalty
  • 5 to 4 working days before departure: penalty of 70%
  • 3 working days before departure to no-show: penalty of 100%

Working days: from Monday to Friday.

Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability. Once your booking is confirmed we will email you a voucher. This is your ticket and proof of purchase.