Travel to Sicily
Upon arrival in Italy, transfer with guide assistance to Palermo, to enjoy a two night stay in the heart of this vibrant, fascinating city.
Monreale & Palermo
Enjoy a full day excursion to the city of Palermo and nearby Monreale.
Discover the patchwork history created by wave upon wave of invaders, reflected in the varying architectural styles from the Norman Palace to Palermo Cathedral. In the evening you will visit a typical local restaurant for a relaxed group dinner
Today, you will visit the lovely inland town of Piazza Armerina, for a visit to the renowned Villa Romana del Casale. This is a World Heritage Site which is a fantastic example of a luxury Roman villa, with stunning examples of Roman mosaics in almost every room.
Transfer to Giardini Naxos
Afternoon transfer to the pretty beachside resort of Giardini Naxos for a relaxing five night stay.
Enjoy a day at leisure. Relax and enjoy the superb range of facilities at your hotel, take a stroll along the beach or dip your toes in the warm waters of the Mediterranean Sea! Your local guide will be happy to suggest activities to suit your interests.
Etna & Taormina
Today's excursion will take you to two of Sicily's most famous attractions.
Enjoy a visit to the slopes of magnificent Mount Etna. At 1900 metres above sea level, the panoramic views over the coast and countryside will take your breath away. Next you will visit the charming coastal town of Taormina, a colourful maze of narrow streets and terraces, where you will enjoy a guided tour of its famous Greek Theatre.
Today you will visit the spellbinding city of Syracusa. The historic heart of the city is located on the island of Ortygia, measuring just 1km by 500 metres, but packed with over 2,500 years of history. Sightseeing highlights include the Arethusa Fountain and Cathedral, as well as the city's UNESCO protected archaeological area, with its Greek Theatre, the Latomie and the spectacular Ear of Dionysius.
Take a day relax by the bright blue sea at Giardini Naxos, and perhaps make an independent 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 guide assistance.