Delightful coastal town of Taormina, Sicily, Italy

Sicily for Seniors: One-Week Immersive Tour

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Customizable Itinerary

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Countries Visited


Places Visited

Palermo, Marsala, Agrigento, Taormina

Suggested Duration

7 Days

Designed especially for seniors, this immersive 7-day tour of Sicily is designed to explore the island’s ancient history to its lively culture and delicious cuisine. Feel the history come to life as you sip on local wines and discover the unparalleled luxury and charm of Sicily during this unforgettable trip. Attend an opera performance at Massimo Theater in Palermo, indulge in a day trip to the town of Giardini Naxos, and traverse ancient ruins in the Valley of the Temples.

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Trip Highlights

  • Attend an opera performance at Massimo Theater in Palermo, which is the largest opera house in Italy
  • Immerse yourself in the history of Palermo and admire the details of the 12th-century Palermo Cathedral
  • Visit the town of Marsala and taste some of its local wine
  • Admire ancient ruins and learn about the history of the Valley of the Temples in Agrigento
  • View the colorful and intricate mosaics in Villa Romana del Casale, which are considered to be some of the best-preserved Romain mosaics in the world
  • Uncover the beauty of Taormina, which is a coastal town that is known for its wonderful landscapes and idyllic atmosphere
  • Venture to the beautiful town of Giardini Naxos, where you can enjoy its golden beaches, intriguing shops, and delightful cuisine

Detailed Description

Sicily, Italy’s largest island, is full of enchanting towns, gorgeous landscapes, and delicious food. Your week-long journey will begin when you land at Palermo Airport. Later in the evening, you will venture to the amazing Massimo Theater for a guided tour and opera performance. The following day, you will discover more of Palermo with private tours of the Palermo Cathedral and Palace of the Normans.

The landmarks of Palermo will shine in the morning as you depart the city for Marsala. Here, you will be led to a local winery for an engaging tour and tastings. The wines of Marsala are renowned throughout the world, and every blend you taste will be delicious. The following morning, you will transfer to Agrigento. This ancient city is known for its rich history, and you will feel like you have traveled back in time when you go on a private tour of the Valley of the Temples.

The next morning, you will transfer to Taormina. The beautiful landscapes of the island will surround you as you navigate the winding roads. Along the way to Taormina, the city of Piazza Armerina will be a great place to stop for a tour of the Villa Romana del Casale. After your tour, you will continue to Taormina and arrive by the evening. The following day, you will live in pure luxury and enjoy several hours to explore the spectacular town of Giardini Naxos.

Starting Price

$1,920 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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