Sicily small group tours

Pearls of Sicily

Immerse yourself in the rich experiences, vibrant people, and mosaic of cultural traditions that make up the largest island in the Mediterranean.

10 days
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9 nights
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An Island of Unforgettable Experiences

Set off on a 10-day adventure to uncover the treasures of Sicily — dazzling Greek temples, plentiful gastronomic delights, and scenic Baroque towns.

Our extraordinary Sicily small group tours take you to uncover the treasures of this spellbinding island, from Palermo and Taormina, to small time-honored villages and family-run farms in the countryside. All while forging new connections along the way with Sicily’s warm-hearted locals.

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DAY 1
- BENVENUTI IN SICILY!

MEALS INCLUDED: DINNER

» Private transfer from the Palermo airport to your hotel.
» Welcome aperitivo and detailed briefing with your tour leader.
» Inaugural dinner at a local restaurant with your group.

DAY 2
- THE ETERNAL CROSSROADS OF THE MEDITERRANEAN

MEALS INCLUDED: BREAKFAST & DINNER

» Guided tour of Palermo and its multi-layered ancient history.
» Lunch at your leisure.
» Afternoon visit to Monreale to visit the Cattedrale di Monreale, a living testament to Sicily's unique cultural makeup.
» Dinner at a local restaurant.

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DAY 3
- ERICE, TRAPANI &SEGESTACITY

MEALS INCLUDED: BREAKFAST & LUNCH

»Private transfer ot Erice with time to explore one of Italy's most beautiful villages.
» Lunch at a storied local restaurant to taste couscous alla trapanese, one of Sicily's most emblematic dishes.
»Visit to the salt pans and Salt Museum of Nubia.
»Visit the Parco Archeologico di Segesta, the ancient ruins of one of the major cities of the Elymians.

DAY 4
- EXPLORE AGRIGENTO & FAMIATA DINING EXPERIENCE

MEALS INCLUDED: BREAKFAST, LUNCH & DINNER

»Learn about the art of the cannoli, one of Sicily's best-known desserts. »Lunch included after cannoli class.
»Guided visit of the Valle dei Templi, a UNESCO World Heritage site with some of the best-preserved ancient Greek ruins ni the world.
» Traditional famiata experience to end the day.

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DAY 5
- OLIVE OIL EXPERIENCE & VILLA ROMANA DEL CASALE

MEALS INCLUDED: BREAKFAST, LUNCH & LIGHT-DINNER

» Olive oil experience and locally-grown lunch at a nearby farm.
» Visit the Villa Romana del Casale, a decadent palace once thought to be the retreat of a former Roman emperor.
» Private transfer to Siracusa. » Dinner at a local restaurant.
» Enjoy an aperitivo for dinner.

DAY 6
- ECHOES OF THE PAST IN SORTINO & ORTIGIA

MEALS INCLUDED: REAKFAST, LUNCH & LIGHT-DINNER

» Light hike to the rock-carved Necropoli di Pantalica, declared as a UNESCO World Heritage site along with the island of Ortigia in Siracusa.
» Visit the charming village of Sortino and sit down for a delicious lunch with locals.
» Guided walking tour of Ortigia, which is the Città Vecchia (Old City) of Siracusa.
» Sunset cruise with aperitivo along Siracusa coastline.

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DAY 7
- DISCOVERING HILLTOP GEMS & BAROQUE SICILY

MEALS INCLUDED: BREAKFAST & LUNCH

» Morning visit of a farm just outside of Pachino to learn about the
renowned pomodoro di Pachino, the Pachino cherry tomato, and delicious lunch tasting.
» Transfer to Ragusa Ibla with time to absorb its magnificent atmosphere while enjoying a walking tour.
» Immerse yourself ni the heart of Baroque Sicily with a leisurely visit to Noto.

DAY 8
- THE JOYS OF TAORMINA

MEALS INCLUDED: BREAKFAST, LUNCH &DINNER

»Unique wine tasting &lunch at an esteemed winery. »Private transfer to Taormina for an afternoon visit of the chic resort town.
» Dinner at a local restaurant.

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DAY 9
- IN THE SHADOWS OF MOUNT ETNA

MEALS INCLUDED: BREAKFAST,LUNCH & DINNER

» Visit of Motta Camastra, a small village inhabited by just 600 residents.
» Special culinary experience inside the kitchen of the "mothers of the village" to learn about local food traditions.
» Explore the surreal landscape of Mount Etna by Jeep.
» Special farewell dinner with your group.

DAY 10
- ARRIVEDERCI!

MEALS INCLUDED: BREAKFAST

» Private transfer from your hotel to the airport.
» Arrivederci!

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Hotels

Your unforgettable experience extends to our handpicked selection of boutique hotels along the way. Each of the chosen accommodations on our Sicily small group tours promises its own unique and authentic experience that reflects the essence of the local destination. If you would like specific info about the hotels on this tour please feel free to contact us to inquire at info@seeitalytravel.com.

Plaza_Opera

Plaza Opera

Situated in the historic heart of Palermo, this design-focused hotel offers modern design, luxurious comfort, and breathtaking panoramic views.

Amparo's Canvas - 4

Alba Palace

Just a few miles away from the magnificent Valley of the Temples, this charming hotel sits in a 19th-century aristocratic palace, which has been restored with a contemporary twist.

L’Aligia - Ortigia

L’Aligia, Ortigia

This unique hotel lies in Ortigia’s historic center, just steps away from the sea, and is heavily inspired by Mediterranean culture and design.

Taormina Hotel Villa Schuler

Villa Schuler

A restored Sicilian villa in the historic center of Taormina, this family-run hotel makes for a peaceful getaway with its lush private grounds and breathtaking panoramic views

Pricing & Availability

Dates Price Availability
April 3, 2024 from $7,995 Available
May 1, 2024 from $7,995 Available
October 16, 2024 from $7,995 Available

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