Sicily tours are vacations into 3500 years of fascinating history. Travelling with ItalianTourism.us on one of its Sicily tour packages you will walk you through history while travelling around Sicily to the real places where for 3500 years the Mediterranean story has been written. Sicily tours bring you to the largest island in the Mediterranean where you will visit ancient cities continuously inhabited for thousands of years. You’ll visit ancient Greek temples, many of which are the finest preserved Greek temples in existence today. And you’ll enjoy the fine food and wine of the island. Sicily is like a country all of its own, a region of Italy totally distinct from Italy’s other regions. Call us today 800-227-1577 for more information and to book one of our Sicily tours.
From the ancient Greeks and Italic tribes who settled on the island of Sicily around 1500 years before Christ to Carthage and its rise to power 900 years before Christ, to the Roman Republic, which Sicily joined for 600 years, followed by the Byzantines who under the Emperor Justinian took Sicily and the rest of Italy for its Empire around 500AD, to the Norman battles on the island which marked the beginning of the Crusades, to the Spanish, Bourbons, the Kingdom of Two Sicilies when it was the largest and wealthiest of Italian states, and finally to the Italian Republic, our Sicily tours bring you an authentic experience in to where Mediterranean history was written.