The beauty of Sicily is seductive on your 10-day 5 star Sicily tour package of the island, taking you from Norman cathedrals to Greek theaters. Enjoy panoramic views stretching from the seaside to the summit of Mount Etna, in complete luxury. The water shimmer azure in the Mediterranean sunlight and houses have a creamy sheen against the rugged rolling hills. Greek temples stand watch over the antique landscape protecting ancient civilizations and inspiring modern towns. Baroque palaces offer...
Palermo - Provincial Palermo
The beauty of Palermo washes down Via Maqueda and Quattro Canti. The elegant Norman Palace borders the oldest neighborhood of the city. The vivacious Ballaò Market fills with locals searching for fresh produce, and knowledgeable butchers set on a wide avenue lined by antique buildings. The azure water of the harbor brushes against a cobblestone promenade. Ships wade in the water, their masts waving against the motionless horizon. One of our tour companies in Italy will arrange for a private transfer to meet you at the Falcone-Borsellino Airport and escort you to your hotel located in the heart of the ancient city.
The aroma of orange trees brightens the already brilliant afternoon. Palm trees cast refreshing shade over the streets. The creamy hue of the cathedral exterior enhances the eastern wing’s Norma character. The south façade was constructed in the 15th century with a Gothic-Catalan portico opening the church to the masses. A single column, dating back to the city’s Moorish rule, has an Arabic inscription in the sweeping decorative style of calligraphy. The city is rambunctious, but welcoming, filled with gregarious locals and a collection of cultures from around the Mediterranean. In the evening, your guide meets you in the hotel lobby to introduce you to the sparkling lights of Palermo by night.
Palermo - Marvelous Monreale
Palermo - Going Greek
Palermo - It’s All Greek
Caltagirone - Artistry of Caltagirone
Caltagirone - Showing Two Faces
Syracuse - Timeless Sicily in Syracuse
Syracuse - Palace of Black and White
Taormina - Savoring the Coastline
Taormina - Over the Ionian Sea
- Witness one of the biggest Greek amphitheaters of the Greek Empire located in Syracuse
- Explore the impressive collection of Greek temples at Selinunte and Agrigento
- Embrace the stellar architecture of the baroque towns of Noto and Ragusa
- Explore the exceptional Norman and Arab-influenced Palermo Cathedral
- Visit the exquisite Cathedral of Monreale to view the encompassing mosaics decorating the interior
- Bask in the elegant seaside charisma of Taormina with a view straight to Mount Etna
- Discover the splendor of the humongous temple ruins of Segesta, dating back to the 5th century BC
With this 5 star Sicily tour package, Sicily feels like an exclusive island dedicated to preserving a vast history and mesmerizing landscape. Luxurious hotels offer private terraces with views to the Ionian Sea. Elegant ceramic vases become more than decoration but tradition, influenced by Arab warriors. The markets brim with colorful produce and tasty seafood. Mount Etna, the tallest volcano in Europe, stands as a backdrop to your Italian vacation where you can embrace luxury and history, emphasizing the comforts of splendor. Your exploration of the island begins with your arrival in Palermo.
Your private transfer meets you at the airport and escorts you to your fabulous hotel in the center of the provincial capital. After dinner, your guide meets you in the hotel lobby for a private guided tour of the city by night, showcasing the radiance of the historic architecture and vibrant streets. The following day, your guide leads you on a tour of a Palermo and nearby Monreale to explore the stunning cathedral. Outside of Palermo, you will spend the day discovering the unbelievable Greek temples and ruins of Selinunte and Segesta, along with the Phoenician city of Erice.
In Agrigento, you can see the combination of history and modernity on the city streets before visiting the sensational Valley of the Temples, home to an elaborate collection of Greek architecture. Journey to the town of Piazza Armerina near the Villa Romana del Casale, exploring a Roman estate and 14th century castle, before settling into the comforts of Caltagirone. Continue to the tiered town of Ragusa, filled with beautiful Baroque architecture. The Baroque piazzas and palaces of Noto showcase the past wealth of the town.
In Syracuse, you will have the majesty of the classic ancient city all around you, including the largest Greek theater ever constructed. Travel to Catania, surrounded by lush greenery and opening out to the water. The charming town has open piazzas and stunning churches. You have a full day at your leisure in Taormina to relax overlooking the cobalt waters of the Ionian Sea, or dip your toes into the refreshing water with Mount Etna lingering in the distance. On your final day in Sicily, your private transfer will meet you at your hotel and escort you to the Catania International Airport where you will board your flight home.
$5,995 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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