Sicily - Light and Relaxed
- Spend 7 nights in the beautiful coastal town of Giardini Naxos & experience Sicily on this guided holiday.
- Visit the charming towns of Savoca & Forza D'Agrò, made famous by Francis Ford Coppola’s “The Godfather”
- See Mount Etna, Europe’s largest volcano and experience its stunning countryside
- Enjoy the flavours of Sicily with a visit to a local winery.
- Unwind with plenty of free time to swim, shop or simply explore Sicily at your own pace.
- Smaller group sizes and the highest possible safety standards.
- Excursions carefully crafted to uncover wonderful places - less crowded and expertly guided.
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Your Guided Group Holiday To Sicily
Discover the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, Sicily, on this relaxing holiday with us. With its delicious cuisine, stunning landscapes, unique culture and rich history, this Italian island has attracted holidaymakers for many years. We’ll experience spectacular views of Mount Etna and sample some vino at a local winery; the fertile volcanic land helps to produce wonderful Sicilian wine. We’ll also visit the spectacular Alcantara Gorges on a full day excursion. Cinema fans will be delighted to visit the quaint towns of Savoca and Forza D'Agrò, filming locations from the classic film “The Godfather”. On this perfectly paced holiday to Sicily, we’ll have plenty of leisure time to soak up the sun in the seaside resort town of Giardini Naxos, explore the surrounding area and experience Sicilian culture.
Activity Level: Easy
Travel to Sicily
Transfer to Giardini Naxos
Upon arriving in Catania or Palermo, you will be met by our local representative in the airport, who will guide you to your hotel. As you travel to your hotel, your guide will share some information about the local region, suggest activities for you to enjoy and answer any questions you may have
Savoc and Forza D'Agro
Guided Excursion to Savoca and Forza D'Agrò
After breakfast join us as we visit the towns of Savoca and Forza D'Agrò, two towns that were the location of many scenes in the film of Francis Ford Coppola’s ‘’The Godfather’’ and enjoy the views of the countryside with its old huts and houses. Our tour will continue to the village of Forza D’Agrò located on the lower peak of a small mountain, while on the higher peak that overlooks the town are the remains of Norman castle.
Free Time in Giardini Naxos
Enjoy a day at leisure. Relax and enjoy the superb range of facilities at your hotel, take a stroll along the beach, and dip your toes in the warm waters of the Mediterranean Sea!
Alcantara Gorges and Etna Countryside with Wine Tasting
Guided Tour of Alcantara Gorges
After breakfast, we will depart for the Alcantara Gorges which are one of the must-see attractions of Sicily. Located about 20 km from Taormina, the gorges are real canyons made of black lava walls up to 50 meters high. Enjoy the views from above before a lift will take us down to the Gorges so that we can see the beauty of the crystal-clear waters of the river Alcantara. We will then uncover some small towns on the Etna skirts, such as the charming town of Castiglione di Sicilia, resting upon a hill on the north side of Mount Etna.
We will then visit a local winery where we can enjoy the tasting of some Etna wine accompanied by some Sicilian local snacks.
At Leisure Day 5 - 7
Explore Sicily at Your Own Pace
Take a day to relax by the bright blue sea and perhaps make a return visit to nearby Taormina. Your guide will be happy to make suggestions of places to see and things to do in the area.
Today you will transfer to the airport for your flight home, with guided assistance.
Know before you go
Will I be met at the airport?
You will be met on arrival at your destination airport and transferred to your accommodation. You will be accompanied on all included excursions by your guide. Your expert local guide is also available to give you tips and advice on any aspect of your holiday.
Do I need a Visa?
Please visit our visa page for information on requirements for each country's entry requirements
What if there is an emergency?
We have local representatives in all of our destinations who are available 24/7 as well as an emergency contact number for our offices in Ireland should you ever need it.