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Sicily and Its Isles

Summary:

Explore Sicily – an island paradise nestled amongst the deep blue waves of the Mediterranean. Sample specialties in Palermo’s colorful food market. Taste award-winning olive oil and learn about the Slow Food movement at a local farm. Explore Agrigento’s V...

Duration
14 Days
Cities
7
Next Departure
28-Aug-2024
Starting at
USD 3,699.00
Price per day
USD 264.00
Tour Type
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  • Collette
 
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Collette
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Sicily and Its Isles
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Summary

Explore Sicily – an island paradise nestled amongst the deep blue waves of the Mediterranean. Sample specialties in Palermo’s colorful food market. Taste award-winning olive oil and learn about the Slow Food movement at a local farm. Explore Agrigento’s Valley of the Temples (UNESCO) with a guide. Enjoy two nights on the Isle of Salina and visit a traditional caper farm. Spend three nights in Taormina, perched above the Ionian Sea. See Mount Etna from a different perspective on an off-road excursion. Discover how ancient traditions blend into modern society as you travel along Sicily and two of its beloved isles.

Map: Sicily and Its Isles (Collette)

Short Itinerary / Route

Day 1
Overnight Flight
Day 2
Palermo, Italy
Day 3
Palermo
Day 4
Palermo - Impact Moment - Trapani
Day 5
Trapani - Marsala - Erice - Trapani
Day 6
Trapani - Agrigento
Day 7
Agrigento - Ragusa
Day 8
Ragusa - Optional Excursion
Day 9
Ragusa - Milazzo - Ferry To Aeolian Islands - Isle...
Day 10
Salina - Caper Farm - Optional Excursion
Day 11
Salina - Ferry To Milazzo - Taormina
Day 12
Taormina
Day 13
Taormina - Mount Etna - Taormina
Day 14
Taormina - Tour Ends

Travel Cities (7): Agrigento, Marsala, Messina, Modica, Palermo, Ragusa, Trapani

Highlights

City

  • Palermo
  • Monreale

Attraction

  • Choice on Tour
  • Impact Moment

City

  • Trapani

Attraction

  • Marsala Winery Tour

City

  • Erice

Attraction

  • Olive Oil Farm

City

  • Agrigento

Attraction

  • Valley of the Temples

City

  • Ragusa

Attraction

  • Isle of Salina
  • Caper Farm

City

  • Taormina

Attraction

  • Mount Etna Off-Road Excursion

Included in Price

Culinary

  • Taste award-winning olive oil and learn about the Slow Food movement at a local farm.
  • Enjoy world-renowned Marsala wine on a wine cellar tour.
  • Savor salty capers and sweet Malvasia wine at a local producer on Salina island.

Experience

  • Ascend the sides of Mount Etna (UNESCO) on off-road vehicles.
  • Soak up the relaxed ambiance of the Aeolian Islands (UNESCO) with a 2-night stay on the Isle of Salina.
  • Delve into the belly of Palermo on a walking food tour of the historical center.

Optional, not included

Sicily: Sicily's Baroque Valley:Scicli & Modica wi

  • Journey to Sicily’s Baroque Valley, known for its ornate historic architecture. Discover UNESCO World Heritage sites in Scicli and Modica. The town of Scicli dates back to the 3rd century BC, home to a number of centuries-old churches. Visit a local farm for brunch to learn about two local specialties: ricotta cheese and sausage. The hilly city of Modica, dating back to the 2nd century BC, is renowned for its baroque architecture and breathtakingly detailed facades. Taste Modica’s historically rooted artisanal chocolate, based on flavorful Aztec recipes of millennia ago. This tour will immerse you in the alluring culture and history of the Baroque Valley. Duration approximately 8 hour(s). Transportation is included. A minimum of 8 passenger(s) is required to operate this option.


Salina: Stromboli Sunset Cruise with pasta dinner

  • Take in the sights on a leisurely sunset sail around the legendary Stromboli Volcano, called “the Lighthouse of the Mediterranean.” Your private boat will anchor for an opportunity to swim in beautiful waters (weather permitting). Watch the skyline for puffs of smoke, emitting from the island’s active volcano. In the intimate dining space, indulge in a rustic dinner of local Aeolian specialties and regional wines. As the sun sets, be on the lookout for glowing hues of red and orange and perhaps some small lava flows in the drama of the dusk sky. This incomparable dinner cruise will leave you with lasting memories of Southern Italy. Duration approximately 10 hour(s). Transportation is included. A minimum of 10 passenger(s) is required to operate this option.

    The excursion is 10 hours long. A swim suit and towel are recommended if you plan to swim. Travelers prone to seasickness should take the proper precautions. The option must be booked at least 30 days prior to departure
    The excursion is 10 hours long. A swim suit and towel are recommended if you plan to swim. Travelers prone to seasickness should take the proper precautions. The option must be booked at least 30 days prior to departure

Travel Package

 

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Palermo

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Messina

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