5-day Taste of Sicily Tour Package

Our Short & Sweet Sicily Escorted Tour

If you’re short on time but want to see it all in Sicily, join this five-day tour from Palermo! On this short but comprehensive Sicily tour package, you will journey through the Mediterranean’s largest island exploring Sicilian UNESCO sites and learning about the culture. This is an Italian paradise full of treasures! For even more tour package options, consider our entire collection of Sicily Tours and Vacations.

Taste Sicilian treats, explore coastal towns, medieval castles, incredible ancient Greek and Roman ruins, mesmerizing sunsets from picture-perfect seaside villages, towering volcanoes, and much more! Keep reading to learn more about this Sicily escorted tour, and please contact us if you have any questions.

5 Days from $1159/person CAD
Food & Wine
Guided
Premium
UNESCO World Heritage Sites

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Departures

Weekly Tuesday departures from March to November

Included:

  • 4-nights accommodation in 4-star hotels
  • 4 breakfasts
  • 3 meals per the itinerary at the hotel or local restaurant (3-course fixed menu to taste traditional Italian and Sicilian dishes)
  • Multilingual tour leader for the entire tour and local guides or audio guides when necessary
  • Transportation by air-conditioned bus from the 2nd day until the 4th day
  • Sicilian product tastings in Palermo (2nd day), granita and brioche tasting in Catania (3rd day) & visit and tasting at a honey factory in Etna (4th day)
  • Visits to Sicilian cities, towns, and archaeological sites as per the itinerary

Not Included:

  • International or domestic airfare
  • Gratuities to guides and drivers
  • Travel insurance
  • Beverages during meals and additional meals when not mentioned on the itinerary
  • Entrance fees to monuments or museums
  • Local city tax for overnight stays
  • Visas required for entry into the country as necessary
  • Anything of a personal nature or that is not mentioned in included

Pricing Details

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  • From price is CAD per person, based on double occupancy
  • The final price will vary and is also based on the month of travel
  • Prices are subject to change

Optional Extras:

  • Pre and Post Accommodation in Palermo and Catania
  • Private Airport Transfers
  • All entrance fees to monuments or museums as per the itinerary
  • Upgrade your room category to Superior or Deluxe

Travel Privately

You can request to book this tour privately, travelling only with people you know.

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Itinerary

DAY 1: WELCOME TO PALERMO

Welcome to Sicily! Upon arrival at the airport make your way to your hotel in the heart of Palermo. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure. An optional private transfer is available.

Accommodation at the Mercure Palermo Centro, Palermo, or similar

DAY 2: PALERMO > MONREALE > PALERMO

Breakfast in the hotel and departure to visit Monreale, with its impressive Arab-Norman Cathedral and stunning Cloister. Return to Palermo. This city preserves monuments of the Arab-Norman period, including the beautiful Cathedral, the fascinating Byzantine Church of the Martorana, and the Palatine Chapel, the highest example from the historical-artistic point of view of the coexistence between cultures and religions. Along with the visit stop for a food surprise in a local bakery. Meals: B, L

Accommodation at the Mercure Palermo Centro, Palermo, or similar

DAY 3: PALERMO > CEFALU > CATANIA

Breakfast in the hotel and departure to Cefalù, a beautiful medieval maritime village with its Norman Cathedral. Time at leisure to visit the famous Mandralisca Museum. Proceed to Catania, and visit the old town center and its baroque architecture, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Enjoy a walk in the center, passing through the old ‘Peschiera (old fish market) to reach the scenic Piazza del Duomo with its stunning Cathedral and the lava stone Elephant (symbol of the city). Stop in a bar to taste the local granita with brioche. Meals: B, L

Accommodation at the Il Principe Hotel, Catania, or similar

DAY 4: CATANIA > ETNA > TAORMINA > CATANIA

Breakfast in the hotel, and departure for a quick visit of a historic “fishmonger” (old fish market) before reaching Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe (3.350 m), and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Afterward, visit a beekeeping farm, to see the honey extraction laboratory and taste homemade honey and typical products of the area.

Proceed to Taormina, famous for its natural landscape, marine beauties, historical monuments, and unforgettable views of the sea. Visit the fascinating Greco-Roman theatre, which offers a breathtaking view of Naxos Bay.

The day will end with a beautiful panorama of the stunning Riviera of the Cyclops, a legendary stretch of coast north of Catania. Return to the hotel in Catania. Meals: B, L

Accommodation at the Il Principe Hotel, Catania, or similar

DAY 5: CATANIA DEPARTURE

Enjoy one final breakfast at the hotel before your tour comes to an end. Optional private transfer to the airport is available on request. Meals: B


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