Treasures of Sicily

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5 Based on 70 Reviews
  • duration 9 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 16-99 yrs
  • max group size 18
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-7478
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
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  • Starts Sicily, Italy
  • Ends Taormina, Italy
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Explore baroque heritage in Noto and Ragusa Ibla
  • Visit archeological sites in Siracusa, Agrigento and Selinunte
  • Cover the island's highlights and best heritage sites in nine days
Start in Sicily and end in Taormina, the "Treasures Of Sicily" tour is a guided cultural, religious and historic sites tour that takes 9 days. You will travel through Noto, Catania, Agrigento and 3 other destinations in Italy. "Treasures Of Sicily" is a small group tour which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Sicily is one of the most fascinating islands in Europe, thanks to the indelible marks left by the Phoenician, Greek, Roman, Arab, Norman and Spanish civilisations. This comprehensive tour explores sophisticated cities, picturesque villages, well-preserved archeological sites and splendid scenery. It starts with an excursion on Mount Etna, continuing to the towns of Syracuse, Agrigento, and Selinunte – all Unesco World Heritage sites. There is also a day in Zingaro National Reserve with magnificent views of the Mediterranean.

Join us to celebrate Exodus’ 50th anniversary! The departure starting in Viagrande on 7 September 2024 features extra inclusions to mark the occasion: a traditional puppet show, a local birthday celebration and a special edition Exodus kitbag.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Start in Viagrande
  • Day 2: Excursion on Mount Etna; afternoon wine tasting
  • Day 3: Drive to Syracuse to visit its archeological site; on to the Unesco-badged baroque town of Noto
  • Day 4: Visit the hilltop town of Ragusa Ibla; transfer to Agrigento's Valley of the Temples
  • Day 5: Visit ruins of Selinunte, overlooking the Mediterranean; drive to the hilltop village of Erice
  • Day 6: Walk in the Zingaro Nature Reserve; afternoon transfer to Palermo
  • Day 7: Morning visit to Monreale Cathedral; guided tour of Palermo and free time
  • Day 8: Drive to the fishing village of Cefalu to visit its Norman cathedral; on to charming Taormina; free time to explore
  • Day 9: End in Taormina
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • All accommodation
Meals
  • All breakfasts and one wine tasting
Transport
  • Group arrival and departure transfers available
Guide
  • Tour leader throughout,Special guided tours in main Unesco sites and cities
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Travel insurance
  • Single accommodation
  • Visa or vaccinations
  • Local city taxes approximately €10-€15
CUSTOMER REVIEWS
5 - Excellent
Based on 70 reviews
  • Anonymous
  • On Apr 29 2024
5 - Excellent
An very well organised tour which included so much in a week
Thanks to our very well organised leader Laura, we managed a complete tour of the island in a week. Greek, Roman and Norman sites told the rich history of Sicily. The trip to Mont Etna and the walk in the national park covered... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Apr 18 2024
5 - Excellent
Treasures upon treasures
What a wonderful week offering a great overview of Sicily, its culture, history and people, not to mention food and pastries! We packed so much into the week, always something new and unexpected, each day having its particular... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Oct 04 2023
5 - Excellent
Best Exodus Tour Yet!
This is a 5-star tour! I selected the Treasures of Sicily trip because I want to visit different regions of Italy. I had no idea how much I would learn about the Sicily invaders (our guide called them “visitors”) or their... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Sep 28 2023
4 - Very Good
Sept 2023
Well organised and led by the guide Francesca and the 2 drivers Mario and Graziano. Lots of amazing scenery and history.
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.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Treasures of Sicily tour. You can cancel the tour up to 93 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 92 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 22 September 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 22 September 2024, a deposit of 25% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 92 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Treasures of 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.

Visa

For this Treasures of 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.

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