Traditional trulli houses in Puglia.

Paradise Tour of Italy: Sicily and Puglia Vacation

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Customizable Itinerary

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Countries Visited

Italy

Places Visited

Palermo, Trapani, Marsala, Agrigento...

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Suggested Duration

19 Days

Welcoming temperatures, coastal communities, and picturesque beaches appear in abundance on this 19-day tour of Sicily and Puglia. Lacking the icy elegance of Italy's Northern region, Southern Italy has long attracted those in search of rich culture and compelling history. From the bustling port of Palermo to the mysterious origins of the Trulli in Puglia, this tour ensures your full immersion into the warmth and vitality of Southern Italy.

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Trip Highlights

  • Plunge into the Mediterranean capital of Sicily, where singing shopkeepers and diverse architecture demonstrate Palermo's multicultural past
  • Visit the rural beauty of the hilltop town of Erice before enjoying a tour of the seaside city of Trapani
  • Sip your way through a wine tasting experience in Marsala, where Sicily's proud tradition of viticulture will whet your lips and dazzle your senses
  • Travel at your own pace through a road trip along Sicily's scenic coast, where the rugged terrain of the interior slopes gently blend with the crashing waves of the Mediterranean Sea
  • Ponder Agrigento's ancient origins on a guided tour of the ruins in Sicily's famous Valley of the Temples
  • Enjoy a day of golf and spa treatments at a seaside resort where both are a specialty
  • Stretch your legs on a tour of the Eastern port town of Syracuse and admire the Roman amphitheater and other classical treasures on display
  • Survey the panoramic views and thrilling atmosphere of Sicily's highest point atop the volcanic Mt. Etna
  • Tour the charming shapes and sizes of the Trulli huts in Puglia for which the region is famous and was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Wind down your tour in style among the Baroque brilliance of Lecce, where quiet plazas and elegant villas capture the imagination

Starting Price

$11,395 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

What’s Included

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  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

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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