Trip Overview

Definitive Sicily

Tour rating: 4.88 / 5, Based on 6 Reviews
Private tour to Italy

Reward yourself with a top-notch Sicilian experience. Spend time enjoying the island's rich heritage and history from petite towns like Caltagirone to impeccable creations of nature such as those of the Cefalu coast. Taste Italian wine and treat yourself to local delicacies in a traditional pasticceria, step back in time as you explore Erice, Segesta, Taormina and Agrigento, and even rise up to Mount Etna volcano.

Definitive Sicily

12 days6 cities
Italy1 country
Private tour to Italy
From
$3,998
Tour rating: 4.88 / 5, Based on 6 Reviews

Reward yourself with a top-notch Sicilian experience. Spend time enjoying the island's rich heritage and history from petite towns like Caltagirone to impeccable creations of nature such as those of the Cefalu coast. Taste Italian wine and treat yourself to local delicacies in a traditional pasticceria, step back in time as you explore Erice, Segesta, Taormina and Agrigento, and even rise up to Mount Etna volcano.

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Day-By-Day

Palermo

first destination
3 days in the city
3 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 1
Arrival to Palermo
Transfer
Transfer

Welcome to Palermo - the stunning capital of Sicily. Upon arrival, you are met by your private driver at the airport, who transfers you to the hotel for check-in.

Day 2
Palermo City Tour & Optional Tour to Monreale
City tour
City tour

After breakfast you meet with your private guide to enjoy a comprehensive sightseeing tour of Palermo, the charming capital of Sicily.

Day 3
Architectural & Culinary Traditions of Segesta and Erice
Day tour
Day tour
Tasting
Tasting

Following breakfast you meet with your private guide-driver and embark on a day tour to the Segesta, with its best-preserved Doric Temple, and the unforgettable medieval hilltop town of Erice.

Hotel Plaza Opera, Palermo
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The Hotel Plaza Opera is a great place to stay during your Sicily adventure. Its location is perfect to explore all major sights of the scenic city of Palermo. Tastefully decorated, guestrooms offer everything you need for a comfortable stay.

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Palermo
Castelbuono
1 hr 10 min

The short drive from Palermo to Castelbuono is most certainly something to remember as it takes you along some of the most picturesque sceneries by the Sicilian coastline. 

Castelbuono

second destination
1 day in the city
1 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 4
Tour to Cefalu and Wine Tasting
Day tour
Day tour
Tasting
Tasting

After breakfast you check out from the Palermo hotel and meet with your private guide-driver. First you drive along the coast to the charming seacoast town of Cefalu.

4-star hotel
4

Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

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Castelbuono
Agrigento
2 hrs

Travel across the beautiful island of Sicily with our trusted driver and explore the Italian scenery while comfortably seated in a car. Starting at Castelbuono, the journey takes you to Agrigento while crossing numerous charming towns and cities. 

Agrigento

third destination
2 days in the city
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 5
Morning at Leisure and Transfer to Agrigento
Free day
Free day
Transfer
Transfer

Today you have a morning at leisure and in the afternoon and your private driver takes you from Castelbuono to Agrigento where you check-in at your charming hotel and have the evening free.

Day 6
Valley of the Temples & Scala dei Turchi Cliffs
City tour
City tour

After breakfast at the hotel you spend the day with your private guide exploring famous Agrigento sights and its surroundings, see Valley of the Temples and the Scala dei Turchi Cliffs.

Alba Palace Hotel, Agrigento
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The Alba Hotel is among the best places to stay during your visit to picturesque Agrigento. The hotel boasts a wonderful location near one of the Sicilian treasures, the magnificent Valley of the Temples. Guests are offered to stay in spacious air-conditioned rooms.

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Agrigento
Ragusa
2 hrs 10 min

Travel along the marvelous coast from Agrigento to Ragusa and explore the Sicilian paradise with our trusted driver. The short ride will take you through some of the most charming towns on the Italian island. 

Ragusa

fourth destination
1 day in the city
1 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 7
Villa Romana del Casale & Ceramics of Caltagirone
Day tour
Day tour

Following breakfast at the Agrigento hotel you check out and meet your private driver to travel to the southern regions of the island. Along the way, visit the famous Villa Romana del Casale.

4-star hotel
4

Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

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Ragusa
Syracuse
1 hr 20 min

Appreciate the beauty of the Italian scenery by traveling from Ragusa to Syracuse with our trusted driver. There is no other place like Sicily, thus make sure to gaze through the window during the journey. 

Syracuse

fifth destination
2 days in the city
1 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 8
Discovering Ragusa, Modica and Transfer to Syracuse
Day tour
Day tour

After breakfast and check-out from the Ragusa hotel, meet your driver and start your day with a local guide exploring Ragusa, a UNESCO-listed Baroque town, and Modica, a town of 100 churches.

Day 9
City Tour of Syracuse & Arrival to Taormina
City tour
City tour

Following breakfast you check out from the Syracuse hotel and your private guide takes you on a city tour of Syracuse and the Neapolis Park of Syracuse.

4-star hotel
4

Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

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Syracuse
Taormina
1 hr 20 min

Have a great time traveling with your driver along some of the most picturesque landscapes in Italy. On your way to Taormina, you’ll pass Lake Casa Schifazzo and dozens of picturesque Italian villages.

Taormina

sixth destination
3 days in the city
3 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 10
Sightseeing of Taormina
City tour
City tour

In the morning after breakfast at the hotel meet your private local guide. Together you take off to see the highlights of Taormina and visit the Greco-Roman Theater that has Etna as its backdrop.

Day 11
Day Trip to Mount Etna
Day tour
Day tour
Tasting
Tasting

After breakfast at the hotel meet your private local driver and set off on a half-day trip to one of the most famous Sicily attractions - Mount Etna, the highest volcano in Europe.

Day 12
Departure
Transfer
Transfer

This is the last day of your amazing tour of Sicily! After breakfast your driver meets you at the hotel lobby and takes you to the airport for your flight back home. We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future vacations!

Villa Diodoro Hotel, Taormina
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Set within a walking distance from the historical center of beautiful Taormina, the Villa Diodoro boasts comfortable guestrooms, equipped with minibars, satellite TVs, and private bathrooms and features an impressive number of facilities.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Accommodation at remarkable hotels and villas in Palermo, Castelbuono, Province of Agrigento, Province of Ragusa, Syracuse & Taormina;
  • Delicious breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary with private drivers;
  • Sightseeing tours with private professional English-speaking guides and guide-drivers;
  • Entrance tickets to the Temple at Segesta, the Greek Amphitheater, Chiesa Matrice Church, Norman Palace and the Palatine Chapel, Valley of Temples, Villa Romana del Casale, Neapolis Archeological Park of Syracuse & Duomo on Ortygia Island, Teatro Antico di Taormina;
  • All tourist fees & taxes, including tourist city taxes;
  • Emergency line support during the trip.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

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Tour Highlights

  • Fully tailor-made program according to your interest;
  • Top local professional guides and guide-drivers;
  • High-end transfers;
  • Exceptional hotels in every destination;
  • Discovering the mesmerizing architecture of Palermo;
  • Exploring Segesta, Erice and tasting Sicilian delicacies in a pasticceria;
  • Touring Cefalu and tasting wine in a medieval Benedictine abbey of the XII century;
  • Enjoying Villa Romana del Casale & Ceramics of Caltagirone;
  • Day trip to one of the most famous Sicily attractions - Mount Etna, the highest volcano in Europe.

What To Know

  • You can expect to find some shops and restaurants closed from 1-4 p.m. as it is "Riposo" time, Italy’s midday siesta. Most places will be also closed on Sundays
  • Tipping in restaurants is included in the bill, the cover charge is called ”coperto”. A charge from $1 to $3 will be noted on the menu
  • In Sicily you will find some small boutiques and markets taking only cash, so make sure you change some money to Euros before leaving the country
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