Sicilian Escape

 

Summary: Escape to Sicily for seven days of beauty, cuisine, and history—without the crowds you’d find in the high season. Begin in Palermo and meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel. Spend the following day on a guided...

Duration
7 Days
Cities
4
Next Departure
01-Nov-2020
Starting at
USD 799.00
Price per day
USD 114.00
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Operator
Globus Tours
Tour
Sicilian Escape
Tour Code
KIJX


Summary

Escape to Sicily for seven days of beauty, cuisine, and history—without the crowds you’d find in the high season. Begin in Palermo and meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel. Spend the following day on a guided sightseeing tour of Palermo’s ornate Piazza Bellini and Capo Market. See the stunning baroque features of the Church of the Immacolata, and visit the historic Palermo Cathedral. Enjoy the panoramic view of the Conca d’Oro in Monreale, and visit the 12th-century Norman Cathedral with its treasured byzantine mosaics.

Walk through the 24-centuries-old Valley of the Temples with your Local Guide in Agrigento, visit Piazza Armerina’s Villa Romana del Casale to admire the world’s largest collection of Roman mosaics. In Syracuse, the birthplace of mathematician Archimedes, you’ll take a guided visit to the archaeological site of the 5th-century-BC Greek Theater, Garden of Paradise, Ear of Dionysus, Altar of Hieron II, Roman Amphitheater, and the Cordmaker’s Cave. Travel to Catania, where you’ll sample Sicily’s famous Arancino, and spend two nights on the spectacular Taormina Riviera, your base for a fascinating excursion to Mount Etna—the largest active volcano in Europe. Explore Taormina, and complete your Sicilian Escape with a fabulous farewell dinner at a local restaurant. You’ll treasure the time spent exploring Sicily’s famous sights and stunning scenery—without the crowds of the busy travel season on this spectacular guided tour of Sicily!

Visited cities (4): Agrigento, Catania, Palermo, Syracuse

1.
Arrive In Palermo, Italy.
2.
Palermo.
3.
Palermo–Agrigento.
4.
Agrigento–Piazza Armerina–Syracuse.
5.
Syracuse–Catania–Taormina Riviera.
6.
Taormina Riviera.
7.
Taormina Riviera.

Highlights

City Highlights

PALERMO
Welcome dinner; guided sightseeing, visit the cathedral and the Norman cathedral in Monreale

AGRIGENTO
Guided walking tour of the Valley of Temples

PIAZZA ARMERINA
Guided visit of the Villa Romana del Casale

SYRACUSE
Guided visit of the archaeological site

CATANIA

Arancino tasting

TAORMINA
Mount Etna excursion; orientation of the hill-top town; farewell dinner at a local restaurant

Notes

Hotels listed may occasionally be substituted with alternative hotels of equivalent standard.

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Transportation

Motorcoach.

Travelers Notes

Headsets throughout the tour.
Free Wi-Fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies

Travel Package
DescriptionComing from Going to
Tour Palermo Syracuse

This is an Organised Group Tour: the itinerary has been predefined by the tour operator. The tour destinations, duration, accommodations, departure dates and the price are fix. You can join, enjoy and meet other people.

 


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