Cefalù is a coastal city in northern Sicily, Italy.

The Splendors of Sicily & Amalfi Coast Tour

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Customizable Itinerary

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Countries Visited

Italy

Places Visited

Amalfi Coast, Sorrento, Ravello, Capri...

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Suggested Duration

13 Days

Immerse yourself in the charms of the culture, the beauty of the undulating scenery, and the unforgettable flavors on your custom-tailored Sicily and the Amalfi Coast tour. Towns cast along the mountainous landscape of the Amalfi Coast, and the blend of classical cities with exquisite seaside views of Sicily are sure to enchant you. Rows of vineyards decorate the horizon. The Blue Grotto shines with iridescent hues. Locals overtake the fish market in search of the freshest catch and best daily...

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Trip Highlights

  • Witness the rumbling and vibrant interior of an active volcano along the Aeolian archipelago
  • Discover the sensational ruins of the Selinunte, one of the wealthiest and largest ancient cities of the Classical age
  • Visit the vivacious and famous fish market of Catania to immerse yourself in the local lifestyle
  • Traverse the streets of Syracuse for an in-depth view of the medieval and ancient history still visible across the cityscape
  • Relish the finest of Italy trips with unforgettable scenery of the Amalfi Coast and enchanting towns peppering the cliffs and shores
  • Visit a sensational Roman villa containing preserved mosaics rich with color and insight into the lifestyle of Roman settlements
  • Explore the ornate architecture and lavish designs of the prevalent historical sites of Palermo
  • Immerse yourself in the tranquil ambiance and gorgeous scenery of the Aeolian Islands 

Detailed Description

Your 13-day Sicily and the Amalfi Coast tour is the journey of a lifetime, encompassing the immaculate shores and unique historical sites draped across the landscape. Your tour begins with your arrival at the airport in Naples. Your private transfer greets you at baggage claim and escorts you to the charming town of Sorrento, located across the water on the Bay of Naples. The next day, your private transfer meets you at the hotel and escorts you on a scenic drive along the celebrated Amalfi Coast. Visit the magnificent towns of Positano, Amalfi, and Ravello. Enjoy a hydrofoil ride to the island of Capri. Spend the day exploring the Mediterranean beauty of the island, from the scenery to the historic grounds of a villa that belonged to a Roman emperor. Consider reading some of our travelers' reviews of Sicily tours to further refine and perfect your own personalized Sicily itinerary. 

You can even visit the famous Blue Grotto. Next, you make your way to the Naples airport for your flight to Palermo, where your private transfer awaits your arrival. Settle into a luxurious hotel in the heart of the city. The next day is yours for a full-day guided tour of Palermo. The historical and cultural details of the city are unforgettable and embody the distinct timeline of Sicily’s civilizations. Visit the ancient ruins at Segesta to view a tremendous display of Doric ruins. Continue to the medieval mountaintop town of Erice before arriving at your comfortable estate accommodation in Menfi, home of famous wines and celebrated olive oil.

Next, discover ancient ruins from the entire remnants of the Hellenistic town of Selinunte to the remaining temples at the Valley of the Temples outside of Agrigento. You visit the quaint town of Piazza Armerina and the nearby Roman Villa del Casale to view the vast preserved mosaics. Once in Taormina, you can stroll along the small town streets, relax with views of the Bay of Naxos, and even see the large antique Greek theater that remains in use during the summer. The following day takes you to the city of Catania to view the baroque structures and experience the marvelous contemporary culture of Sicily. Continue to the foothills of Mount Etna for insight into the volcanic history and fertile soil cast along the landscape.

Afterward, you make your way along the spectacular street of Syracuse to see how a city embraces foundations almost three millennia old and continues to blend its history and contemporary society seamlessly. You make your way to the Aeolian Island of Lipari by hydrofoil. The remainder of the day is at your leisure to delight in the gorgeous scenery and laid-back atmosphere of the island lifestyle. Relish a full day cruise to the Aeolian Islands to visit the sensational volcanic island of Stromboli. On your final day, you return to mainland Sicily, where your private transfer escorts you to the Catania airport for your flight home. 

Starting Price

$3,570 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

  • Accommodations
  • 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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