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8-Day Sicily Tour

The 8-Day Sicily tour is the perfect one week tour of Sicily. Visit Sicily’s sightseeing highlights with overnights in Palermo, Agrigento, Syracuse, and Taormina. The one week Sicily tour includes excursions to Mt. Etna and Catania.  This all-inclusive one week Sicily tour package may be booked with airfare from your city and includes 6-nights in comfortable accommodations.

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Highlights

One Week Sicily Tour Map

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One Week Sicily Tour Sightseeing Highlights

  • Palermo – Visit the Palermo cathedral and excursion to Monreale to visit the UNESCO Arab Norman Cathedral of Monreale.
  • Agrigento – Visit UNESCO archaeological area of including guided walking tour of the Valley of Temples.
  • Piazza Armerina – Visit of the UNESCO Villa Romana del Casale and learn about the Sicilican Baroque architecture.
  • Syracuse – Guided visit of the archaeological site and visit the UNESCO Rocky Necropolis of Pantica.
  • Taormina – Mount Etna excursion; orientation of the hill-top town; farewell dinner at a local restaurant.

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One Week Sicily Tour Package Includes:

  • 6 nights in Sicily first class accommodations
    • 2 nights Palermo
    • 1 Night Agrigento
    • 1 night Syracuse
    • 2 nights Taormina Riviera
  • 9 meals: 6 buffet breakfasts, 3 dinners with wine
  • Sicily Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Services of English-speaking Italy tour manager throughout
  • Museum and sight entrance fees including skip the line tickets
  • Italy airport transfers with Sicily tour package with airfare

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Accommodations

Palermo 2 Nights – Central Palace Hotel Federicao II

Agrigento 1 Night – Grand Hotel Mose

Syracuse 1 Night – Mercure Siracusa Prometeo

Taormina Riviera 2 Nights – Hellenia Yachting Hotel Giardini Naxos

Optional Tours

Optional tours are not included. They may be booked through tour director in Italy.

Palermo

HIDDEN GEMS OF PALERMO

Sightseeing along the sea, walk through the picturesque narrow streets. Finish your tour enjoying a sweet pastry in an historical Palazzo.

Taormina

SICILIAN DINNER

Enjoy a typical Sicilian gastronomic dinner in beautiful surroundings with spectacular views.

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One Week Sicily Tour Package Daily Itinerary

The inclusive Best of Sicily tour 2018 itinerary includes overnights in Sicily’s most popular destinations.  Enjoy Palermo, Taormina, and Agrigento on this all inclusive Italy vacation to Sicily.

DAY 1 – Depart the USA

Depart the United States for trip to Sicily, Italy. Typically your flight will be overnight. Enjoy dinner and breakfast on board the airplane. Most flights include in flight entertainment too.

DAY 2 – Arrive in Palermo

Upon arrival in Palermo your Sicily vacation with airfare includes the airport transfer to your hotel. Freshen up and then get out and enjoy the balance of your first day in Palermo independently. This evening you’ll meet your Sicily tour manager and accompanying vacation guests at a welcome cocktail and dinner at the hotel with one week Sicily tour orientation.

Overnight: Palermo
Meals: Dinner

sicily-tours-package-monrealeDAY 3 – Monreale Cathedral & Palermo Old City Tour

Today in Palermo you’ll visit the sightseeing highlights including Piazza Bellini, Capo Market, Church of the Immocolata, and the Palermo Cathedral. Then you’ll take shirt excursion to Monreale to visit the Norman Cathedral where the Byzantine and Sicilian mosaics draw travelers from all over the world. This afternoon you have time at leisure back in Palermo on join an optional tour.
Optional: Sicilian Walk
Overnight: Palermo
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4 – Agrigento

From Palermo you’ll travel to Agrigento, where a local specialist guide will take you for a spectacular walk through the magnificent Valley of the Temples. During the Magna Grecia era Sicily was the center of ancient Greek civilization. The Valley of the Temples in Agrigento is the site of eight ancient Greek Temples. You’ll tour this archaeological site that dates back to 400 B.C. These ancient Greek Temples are among the best surviving in the world and have survived 24 centuries of Sicily’s tormented history.
Overnight: Agrigento
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 5 – Piazza Armerina Tour

Today the tour continues to Piazza Armerina where you will visit the Villa Romana del Casale, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Admire the largest and most complex collection of Roman mosaics in the world, including the famous “bikini girls.” After the tour of the Villa Romana the tour continues on the Syracuse, considered by ancient Greeks to be the most beautiful of its ancient cities, where you’ll stay overnight.
Overnight: Syracuse
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6 – Syracuse and Catania

Today you’ll tour Syracuse’s archaeological site for a guided visit of the 5th-century-BC Greek Theater, the Garden of Paradise, the Ear of Dionysus, the Altar of Hieron II, the Roman Amphitheater, and the Cordmaker’s Cave. After the tour of Syracuse the tour continues to Catania, where you may enjoy some free time in its historic center. You will also be treated to a tasting of Arancino tasting, which is an authentic Sicilian fried stuffed rice ball, one of Sicily’s most famous street foods. Then its on to the Taormina Riviera where you’ll spend the next two nights..
Optional: Sicilian Dinner
Overnight: Taormina
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7 – Mt. Etna & Taormina 

In the morning enjoy an included excursion to Mount Etna, the largest active volcano in Europe. After Mt. Etna you’ll visit the hilltop of Taormina. In the evening, enjoy a farewell dinner at a local Sicilian restaurant where you’ll enjoy an authentic Sicilian dinner.
Overnight: Taormina
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 8 – Departure from Sicily

Today the tour ends with breakfast. Transfer to the Catania airport after a fantastic one week Sicily tour taking home memories that’ll last a lifetime.

 


If you are interested in a Sicily tour that includes Southern Italy and ends in Rome check out the 12 Day Sicily to Rome guided tour.

For more Sicily vacation options click Sicily tours packages.

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