Palermo, Cefalu, Taormina
Dates are customizable for private departures.
Romance will be in the air during this 7-day couple’s vacation to the stunning island of Sicily. Explore the best parts of the island as you uncover the beauty, history, and delicious food of Italy’s largest island. Dinners for two and exclusive experiences will be yours to enjoy as you indulge in all Sicily has to offer during this remarkable and unforgettable vacation.
Palermo – Romantic Sunset Dinner
The island of Sicily is filled with beautiful waterfront towns and historical attractions. Your 7-day trip will begin when you land at Palermo Airport on the first day. Upon your arrival, a private driver will greet and transfer you to your luxurious accommodation, where you can settle in and have some time to relax. When you are ready, your guide will lead you to a waterfront restaurant for dinner. Every course will be delicious and perfectly paired with wine.
Palermo – Explore the Palermo Cathedral
After a relaxing morning, you will set out on a private tour of the Palermo Cathedral and Palermo Botanical Garden. The preserved columns and colorful paintings of the church will be fascinating sights, and you will feel as though you have stepped back in time. After your visit to the Cathedral concludes, you will visit the Palermo Botanical Garden. Afterward, you will have free time to continue your initial exploration of the city.
Cefalù – Unwind at the Beach
After breakfast this morning, you will transfer to Cefalù. The city is located on the northern coast and is known for its stunning backdrops. When you arrive, your guide will lead you to your accommodation where you can have some time to regroup. This afternoon, you will relax on the sand of one of Cefalù’s gorgeous beaches. With cocktails in hand, you can bask in the sunshine and appreciate the peaceful atmosphere.
Taormina – Taormina and Mt. Etna
After breakfast this morning, you will transfer to your final destination of Taormina. The views and landscapes will be beautiful during your ride, and upon arrival, you will be led to your accommodation. Soon after, you will head out for an exciting tour of Sicily’s most famous volcano, Mount Etna. Your guide will lead you up the side of the volcano, and once you are at the top of the crater, the views will be incredible. After your hike, you can enjoy some free time to admire the handmade goods and jewelry made from the volcano’s lava before returning to Taormina.
Taormina – Explore Beautiful Isola Bella
This morning, you will have a few hours at your leisure before visiting the enchanting area of Isola Bella. Isola Bella is connected to Taormina by a narrow strip of sand. The two of you will enjoy several hours to bask in the sun and to explore this idyllic destination. Isola Bella was named a nature reserve in 1990, and you will feel the peacefulness and serenity as you explore. The beautiful sights of the day will still be on your mind when you return to your hotel in the evening.
Taormina – The Town of Giardini Naxos
After breakfast, you will embark on a trip to the nearby town of Giardini Naxos. Giardini Naxos is a sought after destination because it is considered one of the most beautiful places throughout all of Italy. The two of you will enjoy a memorable afternoon exploring this remarkable destination. From the sweeping views to the high-end shops and fantastic beaches, it will be a luxurious and relaxing afternoon. Once your time in Giardini Naxos comes to an end, you will return to Taormina for the final evening of the trip.
Taormina – Departure
You will have time to enjoy one more morning together in Sicily. You can take a stroll through Taormina’s winding roads after breakfast. Once back at your hotel, a private driver will transfer you to Catania Fontanarossa Airport for your flight home.
- Indulge in a delicious and romantic dinner for two in Palermo while you gaze at the sunset
- Discover the Palermo Botanical Garden to admire the colorful flowers and impressive statues of this beautiful location
- Explore the ancient Palermo Cathedral, which dates back to the 12th century and is known for its many architectural styles
- Relax at one of the golden beaches of Cefalù, which is a spectacular city along Sicily’s northern coast
- Climb Mt. Etna, where your breath will be taken away by the incredible views of Naples
- Uncover the spectacular destination of Isola Bella, which is imbued with stunning sights and landscapes
- Journey around the remarkable town of Giardini Naxos, which is known for its many wonderful shops and restaurants
The island of Sicily is one of Italy’s most beautiful destinations, and your 7-day journey will begin when you land at Palermo Airport. Your first taste of the city will come when you head to a waterfront restaurant with breathtaking views to indulge in a delicious dinner for two. The next day, you will explore some of Palermo’s best attractions with private tours of the Palermo Cathedral and Palermo Botanical Garden.
The next day, you will transfer to Cefalù. Cefalù is located along Sicily’s northern coast, and the views from your accommodation will be incredible. The waterfront location of the city means that it is home to some of Sicily’s most spectacular beaches, and you will enjoy an afternoon together at one of them. The next morning, you will depart for the town of Taormina. Here, you will visit Mt. Etna.
You will be based in Taormina for another two nights and will enjoy excursions to the unrivaled destinations of Isola Bella and Giardini Naxos. Gorgeous views and relaxing beaches can be found around every corner. When you explore Giardini Naxos the next day, you will discover more golden beaches, wonderful shops, and remarkable views.
$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.
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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