7-Day Private Essence of Sicily Vacation Package
This classic tour of Sicily features Palermo, Taormina, Syracuse & an excursion to Agrigento. Visiting three very different destinations you’ll enjoy a classic overview of what Sicily has to offer. From the delightful Baroque architecture of Palermo & a fascinating food tour of the city, the splendours of the Ancient World in Agrigento & Syracuse, and ending in Taormina where you can enjoy a slice of the dolce vitaENQUIRE NOW Download Brochure
Highlights and what's included
- Six Night’s stay in selected 4-Star Hotels in Palermo, Syracuse & Taormina with full buffet breakfasts
- Three Private Transfers
- One Private Palermo to Syracuse Transfer Tour with 4-Hour Stopover in Agrigento
- Private 4-Hour Guided Tour of Valley of the Temples
- Private 4-Hour Palermo City Tour
- Private 4-Hour Guided Tour of Syracuse, including Ancient Greek & Roman Archeological site
- Travel insurance
- Meals other than breakfast
For tailor-made Private Tours, you can decide when you travel and we will accommodate your request.
Depending on your date of travel we may offer some Half Day or Full Day group / small group tours operated by our partners, which will help to keep costs down.
Please contact our Sales Team with your travel dates. Our staff will help you plan a vacation based on your requirements and dates, and fine tune your itinerary to ensure a relaxing and rewarding time in Sicily. This package can be combined with any other Italy Vacation Package we offer.
PLEASE NOTE: You can also take this vacation package in reverse order - starting in Catania/Taormina and finishing in Palermo.
Two night’s accommodation at a 4-star Hotel on a bed & breakfast basis, two private transfers including a private car transfer to Syracuse with a stopover in Agrigento (Valley of the Temples) and private highlights of Palermo tour with local English speaking guide.
Day 1 - PALERMO
Upon your arrival at Palermo’s Airport you’ll be met by one of our local drivers. Travelling in an air-conditioned vehicle enjoy a private transfer from Palermo airport to your centrally located hotel where you will stay for 2 nights on a bed & breakfast basis. The rest of the day is at your leisure in Palermo, or depending on arrival time we can schedule a private Palermo walking tour on Day 1.
Day 2 - PALERMO
Private 4-Hour Highlights of Palermo Walking and Food Tour. One of our local expert English speaking guides will lead you on a fascinating stroll through the city to explore its Baroque architecture, its colors, food and architecture. Considered one of the most conquered cities of the world, Palermo is home to such landmarks as the Cathedral, Saint John of the Hermits Monastery, the Norman Palace and many more! Note: entrance fees are payable locally.
If you’ve taken the walking tour on Day 1, then you can add on an half or full day to discover other extraordinary sites close to Palermo. Ask us for add on options in- and from Palermo, including discovering Monreale and Cefalù, meeting the locals on a market and food tour of Palermo, or enjoy a cooking class and learn how to cook fish and/or some traditional Sicilian pastries.
Two-night’s accommodation at the 4* Hotel in Syracuse on a bed & breakfast basis, guided 4-hour tour of ancient Syracuse Ortigia and the archeological sites, and a private transfer to Taormina
Day 3 - PALERMO to SYRACUSE via AGRIGENTO
Take a Private Car Transfer from your hotel in Palermo to Syracuse travelling in an air-conditioned Mercedes (or similar make) vehicle with an English-speaking driver. En route to Syracuse enjoy a 4-hour stopover at Agrigento for a private tour of the Archaeological Park of the Valley of the Temples with one of our licensed expert guides (entrance fees 10 Euro per person not included in the package price). After touring Agrigento you will arrive at the centrally located four-star hotel in Syracuse where you will be staying for two-nights in a selected room on a bed & breakfast basis
On your transfer tour to Syracuse you can also add on a visit to Piazza Armerina to see the extraordinary Roman Villa del Casale
Day 4 - SIRACUSA
Today enjoy a private 4-hour walking tour of Syracuse with our local expert English speaking guide. Discover the fascinating Ortygia with its Medieval buildings, Greek streets and Baroque churches. Admire the Neapolis Archeological Park featuring one of the most important Greek and Roman monuments of the city.
From Syracuse, ask us for add-ons which include the extraordinary destinations of Noto, Modica, Ragusa, Marzamemi and Porto Passero, to name a few.
Two night’s accommodation at a 4* hotel on a bed & breakfast basis. Two private transfers and well-deserved time to relax and enjoy the scenery.
Day 5 - SYRACUSE to TAORMINA
After a leisurely breakfast, take a Private Car Transfer to Taormina to the 4* Hotel where you will be staying for two-nights in selected room on a bed & breakfast basis. Rest of the Day at your leisure
Day 6 - TAORMINA
Day at leisure. Customize your trip and schedule an add-on day tour at an extra cost - select a trip featuring Mt Etna - trek on one of the nature paths or upgrade to reach the volcano summit and explore the lava caves. Alternatively you could take a Godfather Day Trip (also possible as a small group tour from Catania, depending on the days of your stay in Taormina). Contact us for more details!
Day 7 - TAORMINA TO CATANIA / END OF THE VACATION PACKAGE
Today one of our drivers will take you on a Private Car Transfer to Catania Airport for your departure flight
All our Italy vacation packages can be customized to suit your own particular needs, and we can easily add additional nights and services to all our featured vacation packages.