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Family Friendly Vacation to Southern Italy and Sicily

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Customizable Itinerary

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Countries Visited


Places Visited

Naples, Sorrento, Salerno, Palermo (City)...

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Suggested Duration

9 Days

Experience Southern Italy and Sicily’s stunning landscapes, historical landmarks, and mouthwatering cuisine with this unforgettable 9-day family vacation. The history and culture of each destination will come to life through private tours and exclusive experiences. Immerse yourself in the beautiful lifestyle of Southern Italy and Sicily, climb Mt. Vesuvius, indulge in a cannoli-making course, and visit the gorgeous island of Capri.

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Trip Highlights

  • Discover your inner chef through an exclusive family pizza-making class in Naples
  • Climb Mount Vesuvius, which is one of Italy’s most famous volcanoes
  • Visit the gorgeous island of Capri and unrivaled Blue Grotto during an excursion from Sorrento
  • Explore an authentic mozzarella factory and indulge in delicious tastings
  • Enjoy one night in Salerno with wonderful views and landscapes
  • Witness iconic sites and delight in delicious cuisine during your ferry ride from Salerno to Palermo
  • Tour the Palermo Cathedral, which is full of intricate details and known for its multiple architectural styles
  • Indulge in a cannoli-making class that will have you learning from an authentic Sicilian baker
  • Discover the ancient Greek Theatre and stunning Isola Bella during your stay in the town of Taormina

Detailed Description

Southern Italy and Sicily are home to some of Italy’s most beautiful cities and famous landmarks, making them the ideal destination for an unforgettable family vacation. Your 9-day journey will begin when you land at Naples International Airport. A memorable afternoon will be in store, and you will head to an authentic pizzeria to learn how to make traditional Neapolitan pizza before enjoying your delicious creation for dinner. The next day will feature a private tour of one of Italy’s most famous volcanoes, Mt. Vesuvius. The climb up the volcano will be exhilarating, and the views from the top will be incredible. After your final night in Naples, you will head to your next destination of Sorrento. Later in the afternoon, you will embark on a short ride to the beautiful island of Capri for a private tour of the island and a visit to the unrivaled Blue Grotto.

As the sun rises over Sorrento the next morning, you will continue to Salerno. Along the way, a visit to an authentic mozzarella factory will allow you to discover a delicious specialty of the area. After one wonderful night in Salerno, you will transfer to Sicily. The next day, you will discover the culture of Palermo with a private tour of the Palermo Cathedral. You and your family will also discover the Sicilian tradition of puppet theater as you visit a local museum and enjoy a live marionette performance before another fantastic day comes to a close.

The next morning, your private transfer will lead you to the historic city of Agrigento. After arriving at your hotel, your expert guide will lead you on a tour of the Valley of the Temples, where you will discover your inner archeologist and explore the many fascinating ruins. Next, you will head to an authentic bakery to learn how to make a traditional Sicilian cannoli. The opportunity to indulge in this sweet confection will be the perfect way to end the day. The next day, you will journey to your final destination of Taormina. Your final full day in Sicily will lead you to the ancient Greek Theatre and serene island of Isola Bella for private tours.

Starting Price

$3,217 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.

What's Included

The starting price is based on travel during the low season for a minimum of two travelers staying in shared 3-star accommodations. Please inquire for a custom trip quote based on your travel preferences and travel dates.

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