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Best of Sicily

8 days, Catania to Catania

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If the first thing that comes to mind when you hear “Sicily” is "The Godfather” we’re here to expand your horizons. Sicily is a very different Italian experience, and we're excited to introduce it to you – everything from UNESCO World Heritage Sites and stunning cathedrals to creepy catacombs and the majestic Mt Etna. This trip moves at a good pace but still gives you the perfect mix of fun activities and free time – and incredible cuisine, of course. Find out why Sicily is one of Italy’s true hidden gems.

8 days

Catania to Catania

Sold Out

There are no departure dates currently available for the rest of this season. Some tours only run during parts of the year.

Trip Code: EIBS

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If the first thing that comes to mind when you hear “Sicily” is "The Godfather” we’re here to expand your horizons. Sicily is a very different Italian experience, and we're excited to introduce it to you – everything from UNESCO World Heritage Sites and stunning cathedrals to creepy catacombs and the majestic Mt Etna. This trip moves at a good pace but still gives you the perfect mix of fun activities and free time – and incredible cuisine, of course. Find out why Sicily is one of Italy’s true hidden gems.

Is this tour for me?

Travel Style: Classic

All of the highlights, culture, access, and I-can’t-believe-we-did-that moments, all at a great price.

Service Level: Standard

Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.

Physical Rating: 3 - Average

Some tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.

Trip Type: Small Group

Small group experience; Max 14, Avg 12.

Visa Requirements

8 days

Catania to Catania

Sold Out

There are no departure dates currently available for the rest of this season. Some tours only run during parts of the year.

Trip Code: EIBS

Need a flight? We can help.

Call us to book your flights! We'll find you the best option!

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Ripple Score

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Map of the route for Best of Sicily

Places visited

Itinerary

Day 1Catania

Arrive at any time.

Exclusive Inclusions:

Your Welcome Moment Meet Your CEO and Group

Day 2Catania/Palermo

Depart for Palermo in the morning. Upon arrival, enjoy an orientation walk around town. Then, opt to visit the local fruit and fish market with your CEO.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 3Palermo

Visit Monreale and check out the beautiful views of La Conca d'Oro Valley. Visit the Norman cathedral before enjoying a free afternoon back in Palermo.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 4Palermo/Ragusa

Travel to Ragusa and take an orientation walk of the old town, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its Baroque architecture. Enjoy an included wine tasting with local snacks.

Exclusive Inclusions:

Your Foodie Moment Wine Tasting

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 5Ragusa/Siracusa

Head to Modica, famous for its Baroque architecture. Visit the historic centre and enjoy a cheese tasting and a light lunch. Travel to Scicli and opt to see the Church of San Matteo before continuing on to Siracusa (Syracuse).

Exclusive Inclusions:

Your Foodie Moment Cheese Tasting

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch

Day 6Siracusa/Randazzo

Enjoy a free morning in this UNESCO-listed Greco-Roman seaside city. Opt to visit the historic centre, marvel at the ruins, visit the Duomo, or laze on the beach. In the afternoon, drive to Randazzo. Stay in a farmhouse and enjoy a local dinner.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Dinner

Day 7Randazzo/Catania

Visit famous Mt Etna. Hike the south side past lava flows for a dramatic view. Opt for a more strenuous trek with a local guide (weather permitting). Continue on to Catania.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 8Catania

Depart at any time.

Meals included:

Breakfast
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What's Included

  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Your Foodie Moment: Wine Tasting, Ragusa
  • Your Foodie Moment: Cheese Tasting, Scicli
  • Walking tour of Palermo
  • Cathedral visit (Monreale)
  • Orientation walk of Ragusa
  • Historic centre visit in Modica
  • Scicli visit
  • Free time in Syracuse
  • Mt Etna hike
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Accommodations

Standard hotels (6 nts), farmhouse (1 nt).

Meals

7 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 dinner
Allow USD260-340 for meals not included.

Transportation

Public bus, train, private van, walking.

Staff & experts

CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.

Departures

There are no departure dates currently available for the rest of this season. Some tours only run during parts of the year.

Please Contact Us to inquire about dates for next season, or to discuss other tour options.

Best of Sicily

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