Palermo Cathedral in Sicily, Italy

Highlights of Southern Italy and Sicily Tour

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Customizable Itinerary

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Countries Visited


Places Visited

Rome, Sorrento, Salerno, Palermo...

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Suggested Duration

8 Days

Bask in the splendor of Sicily during this luxurious 8-day getaway. A vacation to Southern Italy and Sicily is a discovery of the beauty, history, and culture of some of the premier regions of the country. Immerse yourself in la Dolce Vita, uncover the landscapes of Southern Italy, venture to the ancient city of Pompeii, venture to the island of Capri, and discover the splendor of the of the Amalfi Coast.

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Trip Highlights

  • Explore the unrivaled Colosseum and Roman Forum during a private tour in Rome
  • Marvel at the fascinating artifacts in Pompeii, which is a city that was once buried under the ash of Mt. Vesuvius
  • Enjoy an excursion to the island of Capri, which is known for its beautiful landscape, during a two-night stay in Sorrento
  • Discover the splendor of Positano and the Amalfi Coast with its winding roads and spectacular views of the sea
  • Board an enjoyable ferry ride with meals and entertainment to the wonderful island of Sicily
  • Visit the historical attractions in Palermo, including the age-old Palermo Cathedral, during a private tour of the city
  • Venture around the Valley of the Temples, which a UNESCO World Heritage Site, to witness the fascinating ruins of an ancient city

Detailed Description

Southern Italy and Sicily are home to some of the most beautiful cities in all of Italy. Your luxurious 8-day getaway to this wonderful area will begin when you land at Fiumicino Airport in Rome. When you arrive, a private transfer will be waiting to greet and transfer you to your luxurious accommodation in the heart of the city. After you are provided with time to settle in, you will be led on a tour of the ancient Colosseum and Roman Forum. This immersive tour will offer you an in-depth view of the history and lifestyle of ancient Rome. The following day, you will board your private transfer and begin the journey to the beautiful town of Sorrento. Along the way, you will pause in the intriguing city of Pompeii for a private tour. The views of the fascinating ruins will still be on your mind when you reach Sorrento by the evening.

On the third day of your trip, you will enjoy an excursion to the gorgeous island of Capri. A private boat will lead you to this amazing destination, where an expert guide will lead you on a wonderful tour. From the scenic Gardens of Augustus to the stunning Villa San Michele in Anacapri, you will explore all that Capri has to offer before returning to Sorrento. The following day, your journey will continue along the coast to your next destination of Salerno. During your travels, you will stop for a visit to the remarkable village of Positano, where you can discover its wonderful views and fantastic shops. Your drive will then continue along the Amalfi Coast, and you will be amazed by every stunning landscape that you see as you are led around the winding roads. As the sun begins to set, you will arrive in Salerno for one night in the city.

The next morning, you will board the ferry that will carry you to the picturesque island of Sicily. By the evening, you will arrive in Palermo, which is Sicily’s capital. The following day, you will explore this historic city with a private guide. As you travel throughout the city, you will visit the beautiful Palermo Cathedral and be fascinated by the history of the Palace of the Normans. The next day, you will transfer to your final destination of Agrigento. Agrigento is filled with interesting attractions, and you will enjoy a tour of the Valley of the Temples. Every ruin that you see will allow the history of Agrigento to come to life. The next morning, a private transfer will lead you back to Palermo Airport for your return flight, signifying the conclusion to your idyllic vacation.

Starting Price

$2,859 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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