Grand Tour of Sicily

Palermo | Marsala | Agrigento | Ragusa | Siracusa | Taormina
(14 Days)

If you have more time, we recommend this two-week adventure covering the best hilltop villages, resort towns and historical attractions around the island of Sicily.

  • Experience Palermo’s colorful markets and golden mosaics
  • Admire the striking medieval hill town of Erice
  • Discover the history and cuisine of the Trapani province
  • Enjoy wine and olive oil tastings in the Sicilian countryside
  • Step back in ancient history at the Valley of the Temples
  • See the chalky white expanse of the Scala dei Turchi sea cliffs
  • Wander the unspoiled historic center of Ragusa Ibla
  • Spend time in the beautiful towns of the Baroque Valley
  • Explore Siracusa’s lovely old Greek center on Ortigia island
  • Relax in the handsome resort town of Taormina
  • Taste wines from Mount Etna’s volcanic vineyards
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Brief Itinerary
Day Highlights Overnight
Day 1 Arrive in Palermo and private transfer to your hotel. Palermo
Day 2 Guided tour of Palermo, including the Palatine Chapel and Monreale. Palermo
Day 3 Transfer to Marsala, with guided excursions to Erice and Trapani en route. Marsala
Day 4 Visit a winery for a typical lunch and continue to your countryside hotel in Agrigento. Afternoon olive oil tasting experience.  Agrigento
Day 5 Half-day guided excursion to the Valley of the Temples. Afternoon Sicilian cooking class. Agrigento
Day 6 Transfer to Ragusa with a visit to the Scala dei Turchi en route. Afternoon walking tour of Ragusa. Ragusa
Day 7 Morning at leisure in Ragusa. Afternoon visit to Modica, including a chocolate tasting. Ragusa
Day 8 Visit Marzamemi and Noto en route to your hotel in Siracusa. Siracusa
Day 9 Guided tour of Siracusa, including Ortigia and the Neapolis Archaeological Park. Siracusa
Day 10 Private transfer to your hotel in Taormina. Day at leisure. Taormina
Day 11 Guided walking tour of Taormina, including the Greco-Roman theatre.  Taormina
Day 12 Day trip to Mt. Etna, including lunch and wine tasting. Taormina
Day 13 Day at leisure in Taormina for the beach. Optional ‘Godfather villages’ excursion, or take a boat trip to Grotta Azzurra, Capo Taormina, Grotta del Giorno and the Bay of Mazzarò. Taormina
Day 14 Private transfer to the Catania airport for departure.  

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