Sicily Grand Tour

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Comprehensive two week round island tour discovering Sicily's best towns and UNESCO sites

Details

Duration: 15 Days
Starts in: Italy
Group Size: 7-18

Operated by:

Exodus Travels

The original adventure and activity holiday company specializing in cultural, walking, cycling, winter and wildlife adventures.

Itinerary

This tour starts in Catania.

Excursion on Mt Etna, Europe's highest active volcano; afternoon wine tasting.

Morning sightseeing tour of Catania; afternoon drive to Syracuse and visit archaeological park.

Free day in Syracuse.

Visit the UNESCO Baroque towns of Noto and Ragusa.

Explore town of Modica, famous for its chocolate; transfer and overnight in Piazza Armerina.

Morning guided visit in Piazza Armerina; see the UNESCO mosaics collection of Villa Romana del Casale. Afternoon optional visit to Morgantina archaeological site.

Visit the Valley of Temples in Agrigento and archaeological sight of Selinunte.

Explore the island of Mozia by ferry and drive to the hilltop town of Erice; overnight in Trapani.

Half day walk in the nature reserve of Zingaro; visit ruins of Segesta and drive to Palermo.

Morning tour of Monreale and its Duomo; afternoon guided visit to Palermo.

Free day in Palermo for further individual sightseeing; drive to the picturesque fishing village of Cefalu.

Day at leisure in Cefalu.

Transfer to Taormina and free time.

End Taormina.

Additional Information

The variety and richness of Sicily's heritage is unparalleled - nowhere else have the Phoenicians, Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs, Normans, Spanish and Italians left such an indelible historical legacy. On this incredible journey we sample the island's best UNESCO heritage sites, impressive archaeological treasures, quaint villages and its diverse landscape. With so much to see and do, a two week itinerary is ideal for those who want to cover the whole of the island at a reasonable pace. With sufficient time on our hands, we can also venture inland into the heart of Sicily, for a visit to the world famous UNESCO mosaics of Piazza Armerina.

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