Classical Sicily

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 8 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 16-95 yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-17155
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Syracuse, Italy
  • Ends Giardini Naxos, Italy
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Visit the best preserved Greco-Roman sites in the Mediterranean
  • Discover spectacular scenery, from its picturesque coastline to Mount Etna
  • Absorb Sicily's distinct culture and sample delicious food and wine
The "Classical Sicily" trip starts in Syracuse and ends in Giardini Naxos. It is a cultural, religious and historic sites tour that takes 8 days taking you through Sicily, Villa Romana Del Casale, Syracuse and 3 other destinations in Italy. "Classical Sicily" is a guided small group trip that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Postcard-perfect scenery, fascinating history, and divine local dishes, explore Sicily on our all-encompassing tour. Delve into the island's rich past, ticking off ancient Greek and Byzantine greats, take on Etna, Europe's largest active volcano, and get lost amongst the streets of Taormina, the Pearl of the Ionian Sea. With gelato and arancini joints at every turn, and surrounded by the azure waters of the Mediterranean Sea, Sicily comes close to paradise.

Agrigento - Visit Sicily's most famous Classical remains in the Valley of the Temples, with its remarkable Doric architecture.

Erice - Discover the walled medieval hilltop town with its maze of narrow winding cobbled streets and quaint shops.

Villa Romana del Casale - See some of the best-preserved and most extensive mosaics left in Europe at this Roman villa.

Why not extend your trip? - This trip can be combined with our Malta and Gozo Discovery trip (code: MLAS) to make a two-week island adventure.
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  • Day 1 : Join trip in Syracusa
  • Day 2 : Discover Syracusa's historic Neapolis and Ortygia Island
  • Day 3 : See the mosaics at Villa Romana del Casale and the Valley of the Temples
  • Day 4 : Explore Erice and the Greek ruins of Segesta en route to Palermo
  • Day 5 : Visit the Palatine Chapel and Monreale Cathedral, free time in Palermo
  • Day 6 : Drive along the coast with a stop in Cefalu en route to Giardini Naxos
  • Day 7 : Travel to Mount Etna, afternoon in Taormina
  • Day 8 : Trip ends in Giardini Naxos
  • 7 Breakfasts
  • Hotel Panorama (1 night)
  • Hotel Villa Romana (1 night)
  • Hotel President Marsala (1 night)
  • Hotel Vecchio Borgo (2 nights)
  • Hotel Sporting Baia (2 nights)
  • Driver(s)
  • Bus
  • Explore Tour Leader
  • Local Guide(s)
  • Any international flights to Syracuse and from Giardini Naxos are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Classical Sicily tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. World Nomads' travel insurance has been designed by travelers for travelers.
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REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
  • Personal Itinerary can be tweaked and customized.
  • Protected Travel within your own bubble.
  • Professional Access our Travel Specialists' insider knowledge.
  • Privacy Enjoy a tour focused solely on you or your travel group.
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Classical Sicily tour. You can cancel the tour up to 63 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 62 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 24 September 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 24 September 2024, a deposit of 10% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 62 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Classical Sicily tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this Classical Sicily tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

For Solo Travelers

A twin share room may not always be available for solo travelers as it depends on the final number of people on the tour. If you have picked twin share room while booking, and that option is not available, we will get back to you after booking. A single room might then be available against an additional fee.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • The average size of this tour is just 12 people.
  • Rigorous hygiene safety measures will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be either fully vaccinated atleast 14 days prior to departure or have taken a negative test (rapid antigen or PCR)  within 72 hours of departure.
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