Greek temple ruins in Sicily, Italy

Highlights of Sicily Itinerary: Palermo to Catania

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Countries Visited

Italy

Places Visited

Palermo, Cefalù, Monreale, Syracuse...

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Suggested Duration

10 Days

Embrace picturesque Italy as it is embodied in sapphire waters, rich sunsets, ancient ruins, and mouthwatering cuisine during your custom-tailored, highlights tour of Sicily. Experience the true beauty of the Mediterranean with succulent flavors from treasured wines that have been produced on Mount Etna and the bold history that combines Norman and Arab cultures. The remarkable treasures of Greek temples continue to rise from the arid landscape while Baroque palaces decorate elegant boulevards...

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Trip Highlights

  • Discover the fascinating treasures of Arab-Norman architecture in Palermo inside the Cappella Palatina while viewing illustrious mosaics
  • Witness one of the largest, preserved Greek temples in the world at Segesta, bringing the history of Magna Grecia to life
  • Indulge in the vibrant warmth of the Mediterranean climate and Baroque architecture of seaside Taormina along Umberto Corso and Isola Bella
  • Sample the majestic aromas and diverse tastes of the wines that have been produced on vineyards that adorn the volcanic slopes of Mount Etna
  • Experience the opulence of history and faith on a private tour of Monreale Cathedral outside of Palermo, which possesses captivating golden mosaics
  • Embrace the prestige of Roman aristocracy when discovering the preserved architecture and mosaics of Villa Romana del Casale
  • Venture to the heights of Europe’s most active volcano on Mount Etna for a private excursion onto a magnificent lava field
  • Delight in the sensational flavors of Sicilian cuisine during a private cooking class taught by a celebrated chef in Catania, offering insight into local tastes

Starting Price

$3,635 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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  • Some or all activities and tours
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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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