Taormina Greece Theater in Sicily, Italy

Cultural & Gastronomy Tour of Southern Italy in 14-Days

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Countries Visited

Italy

Places Visited

Taormina, Cefalu, Ostuni, Positano...

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Suggested Duration

14 Days

This luxurious 14-day Southern Italy tour has you traveling through revered regions and back-country villages to uncover tales of ancient cultures and modern delicacies. Luxuriate on the beaches in Sicily after sipping homemade wines, marvel at spectacular views from a Norman Castle, admire art and architecture in magnificent cathedrals, witness active volcanoes, and learn how to make cannoli during your majestic experience of Southern Italy.

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Trip Highlights

  • Stroll through town and learn about the history of Taormina, which will be followed by an open-air performance at a Greek Theater that was built in the 3rd Century BC
  • Explore phenomenal scenery from the remote village of Castelmola while enjoying a uniquely flavorful almond wine
  • Indulge in a thrilling hike to the summit of Mt. Etna for a Sicilian picnic that will be complete with spectacular views
  • Admire Byzantine mosaics and ancient Norman architecture as you immerse yourself in the dynamic history of Cefalu
  • Learn the art of producing traditional Madonie Provola cheese, which will be followed with a local Sommelier who pairs these cheeses with Sicilian wines
  • Island-hop through the remote Aeolian Islands to enjoy a wine tasting in Salina and to watch Stromboli’s volcano erupt against the dark night sky
  • Craft your own cannoli in Palermo before jetting off to the sun-soaked Puglia Region in a private jet
  • Wander through the whimsical town of Alberobello as you curiously admire the unique design of a trullo
  • Uncover centuries worth of history and culture as you venture through the pre-historic streets of Matera
  • Appreciate the fine art of production of homemade Limoncello as you sip the sweet and tangy delicacy in the shade of a family-owned lemon grove
  • Cruise to the luxurious island of Capri in a privately chartered boat and explore the hilltop village of Anacapri
  • Meander through the wide streets of Pompeii to learn about ancient culture and life in the shadow of Mt. Vesuvius

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$5,007 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

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Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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