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Insight Vacations Sicily in Depth
from £1850 pp
  • Location
    Sicily, Europe
  • Board Basis
    Selected Meals Included
  • Duration
    9 Days
  • Holiday Type
    Escorted Tours
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Discover Sicily – Spend 8 days exploring the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea

Tour Pace: Lively

Tour Highlights

Walk in the Paradise Quarry gardens, visit the Greek amphitheater.
Explore the magnificent remains of the Greek colony Akragas. With a Local Expert, tour the Temples of Juneo, Concorde and Hercules, which are some of the best and well preserved Greek temples in the world.
Visit the cathedral at Monreale known for its ornate cloisters and golden mosaics of biblical stories.
See fantastic views from your seats in the ancient Greek Theatre. From here view through the crumbling arches to majestic Mount Etna skyline.

What's Included?

VIP door-to-door transfer service – taken directly from your door to departing airport.
Airport transfers at the destination.
Quality accommodation as per itinerary.
Experiences & quality dining as per itinerary.
A coach with more legroom, air-conditioning, sound system, video & Wi-Fi.

 Insight Vacations Sicily in Depth Itinerary

Day 1 
Board your overnight flight to Europe

Day 2 
On arrival at Catania Airport, transfers leave for your hotel at 10:00, 12:30 & 15:30. Relax and settle into your hotel, located by the sea. After time to relax in your hotel, join your Tour Director for an orientation of this bustling port town. See the magnificent Duomo and Piazza and the elegant noble buildings of the Palazzo Senatorio. Later, enjoy a Welcome Reception with dinner and wine.
Hotel: Il Principe Hotel, Catania
Meals Included: Dinner

Day 3 
Sightseeing with a Local Expert takes you to the Syracuse's Paradise Quarry and its unusual ‘Ear of Dionysius' - a grotto in the shape of an earlobe with an unusual echo. 
Hotel: Mediterraneo Palace, Ragusa
Meals Included: Buffet Breakfast

Day 4 
Join a Local Expert to explore the Valley of the Temples, Sicily's finest Greek sanctuary. Especially impressive is the massive Temple of Concordia and the clifftop Temple of Juno overlooking the sea. Continue to the Sicilian capital of Palermo.
Hotel: Best Western Ai Cavalieri, Palermo
Meals Included: Three Course Dinner

Day 5 
In the morning there is the option to explore the bustling Ballaro market crammed in the narrow alleys of the Old Town before a Local Expert shows you the highlights of the city. 
Return to Palermo and enjoy a free afternoon exploring the city further. 
Hotel: Best Western Ai Cavalieri, Palermo
Meals Included: Buffet Breakfast, Dine around

Day 6 
In the morning, wind your way up to the charming hilltop walled town of Erice. Walk through the labyrinth of quiet alleyways, past medieval churches and enjoy sea views from the gardens next to the Castle of Venus!
Hotel: Best Western Ai Cavalieri, Palermo
Meals Included: Buffet Breakfast, Highlight Lunch

Day 7 
After breakfast, drive to the quaint fishing town of Cefalu. The town's imposing cathedral was erected to fulfil a vow made by the Norman King Roger II.
Stroll down to the medieval stone fountain and seek out the Gothic arch of the Porta Marina for a picture perfect view of the little harbour. Maybe try the restaurants down by the beach before continuing on, past the toe of Italy to the Taormina Riviera.
Hotel: Hilton Giardini Naxos, Taormina Riviera
Meals Included: Buffet Breakfast

Day 8 
After breakfast, perhaps take an optional drive through the vineyards to Mount Etna.
Join a Local Expert for a visit to the Greek theatre, graced with the most spectacular of backdrops. Stroll on to the tiny courtyard of the Palazzo Corvaja, Taormina's grandest building.
Hotel: Hilton Giardini Naxos, Taormina Riviera
Meals Included: Buffet Breakfast, Dinner

Day 9 
Take your final glimpse of Mount Etna on your morning departure transfer to Catania Airport arriving at 06:30 and 08:15. Those taking the Easy Pace Malta extension will be transferred to the airport for your included flight.

Meals Included
Buffet Breakfast


Price Information

Please note, prices listed are guide prices only and are based on 2 people sharing and don't include any additional supplements. Holiday prices are fluid and dynamic and may be changed at a moment's notice, prior to booking, at which point they are confirmed. Please call the team free on 0800 707 6229 for more departure dates available and a quote. 

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