Best of Sicliy

Company : G Adventures
Activity: Tours
Country: Italy
Duration: 1 week to 2 weeks
Approx Costs: 1000 to 1250 £ Pound (UK)

If the first thing that comes to mind when you hear “Sicily” is "The Godfather” we’re here to expand your horizons. 

Sicily is a very different Italian experience, and we're excited to introduce it to you – everything from UNESCO Heritage Sites and stunning cathedrals to the majestic Mt Etna. This trip moves at a good pace but still gives you the perfect mix of fun activities and free time – and incredible cuisine, of course. Find out why Sicily is one of Italy’s true hidden gems.

 

Itinerary

Day 1 Catania
Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Catania/Palermo
Visit the local fruit and fish market in Catania before travelling to Palermo. Enjoy an orientation walk and savour a streetfood lunch.

Day 3 Palermo
Visit Monreale and check out the beautiful views of La Conca d'Oro Valley. Visit the Norman cathedral before enjoying a free afternoon back in Palermo.

Day 4 Palermo/Ragusa
Travel to Ragusa and take an orientation walk of the old town, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its Baroque architecture. Enjoy an included wine tasting with local snacks.

Day 5 Ragusa/Siracusa
Head to Modica, famous for its Aztec chocolate and Baroque architecture. Visit the historic centre and enjoy a chocolate tasting, a cheese tasting, and a light lunch. Travel to Scicli and opt to see the Church of San Matteo before continuing on to Siracusa (Syracuse).

Day 6 Siracusa/Randazzo
Enjoy a free morning in this UNESCO-listed Greco-Roman seaside city. Opt to visit the historic centre, marvel at the ruins, visit the Duomo, or laze on the beach. In the afternoon, drive to Randazzo. Stay in a farmhouse and enjoy a local dinner.

Day 7 Randazzo/Catania
Visit famous Mt Etna. Hike the south side past lava flows for a dramatic view. Opt for a more strenuous trek with a local guide (weather permitting). Continue on to Catania.

Day 8 Catania
Depart at any time.

 

Trip Specifics

  • Duration: 8 days
  • Start/Finish: Catania to Catania
  • Price: From £1049

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