Best of Sicily Package

Discover the essence of Sicily, where every moment is a testament to the enduring allure of this Mediterranean paradise
Venture on a transformative 10-day odyssey through the enchanting landscapes of Sicily, immersing yourself in the authentic tapestry of Italian life. Indulge your senses in a symphony of flavors, from the finest local olive oils to exquisite wines and succulent fruits harvested from ancient regal estates. Trace the footsteps of proud empires as you wander amidst the haunting ruins that whisper tales of a bygone era. Ascend to hilltop towns, where time seems to stand still, and lose yourself in the surreal beauty of Mount Etna's lunar-like lava fields. This journey promises not just a vacation, but a collection of cherished memories
10 Days from $2999/person CAD
Food & Wine
UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Primary Location

Sicily, Italy


Weekly Saturday departures from March to November


  • 9-night stay in 4-star hotels, ensuring both comfort and quality throughout your journey
  • 2 nights in Catania
  • 1 night in Ragusa
  • 1 night in Agrigento
  • 2 nights in Palermo
  • 3 nights in Taormina
  • Throughout your journey, you'll be accompanied by a knowledgeable multilingual tour leader, ensuring seamless communication and providing insightful commentary
  • Daily breakfasts
  • 8 meals thoughtfully curated to showcase traditional Italian and Sicilian flavors, served either at the hotel or local restaurants
  • Light lunch in the picturesque town of Modica on the third day, followed by another memorable lunch in the charming city of Marsala on the fourth day
  • Experience an immersive tour of a renowned chocolate manufacturer in Modica on the third day with tastings
  • Visit a local cellar in Marsala on the fourth day, where you'll have the opportunity to sample some of the finest vintages
  • Treat your taste buds to an array of Sicilian products during a tasting session in Palermo on the fifth day
  • Indulge in the iconic Sicilian combination of granita and brioche during a tasting in Catania on the sixth day
  • Engage in an enlightening visit to a honey factory in the foothills of Mount Etna on the seventh day with tastings
  • Local guides or audio guides will be available when necessary, enhancing your understanding of specific sites and locations
  • Enjoy comfortable and air-conditioned transportation by bus from the second day to the ninth day, facilitating smooth and efficient travel between destinations
  • Explore an array of captivating Sicilian cities, towns, and archaeological sites as outlined in the meticulously crafted 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
  • Elevate your Sicilian adventure with these additional enhancements below:
  • Private Airport Transfers: Enjoy the utmost convenience and comfort with private airport transfers, ensuring a seamless transition from your arrival to your hotel and back to the airport at the end of your journey
  • All-Inclusive Entrance Fees: Explore Sicily's rich cultural heritage without any worries about entrance fees. All fees to monuments or museums as per the itinerary are included, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the historical and artistic wonders of the region
  • Room Category Upgrade: Enhance your stay by upgrading to a Superior or Deluxe room category at the 4-star hotels, adding an extra touch of luxury and comfort to your accommodation experience

Travel Privately

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

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Your journey begins as you arrive in Catania, a city with a rich history and vibrant culture. You have the option to include a private airport transfer for added convenience and comfort. After your arrival, take the opportunity to unwind and immerse yourself in the charming Catania city center. Explore its historic streets, savor local cuisine, and soak up the unique atmosphere of this Sicilian gem.

Accommodation at the Il Principe Hotel, Catania, or similar


Depart after breakfast for Syracuse to explore the impressive Archaeological Park of Neapolis, the largest Greek colony in Sicily. Visit the captivating old town center of Ortigia, featuring the stunning Piazza Duomo and its magnificent Cathedral.

Continue on to Noto, renowned as the “stone garden” and celebrated for its UNESCO-listed baroque architecture. Stroll through the city center, marveling at the craftsmanship displayed by local artisans. Noto’s baroque structures boast intricate details, from elegant curves to floral motifs, creating a visual feast. Conclude the day with a journey to Ragusa, where you’ll check in at the hotel for dinner and an overnight stay. Meals: B, D

Accommodation at the Hotel Mediterraneo Palace, Ragusa, or similar


After breakfast at the hotel, explore the enchanting town of Ragusa Ibla, known for its stunning churches and the picturesque Ibleo garden. Continue your journey to Modica, where you’ll be captivated by its abundance of baroque treasures, all designated as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Conclude your visit with a delightful tasting of local products.

Next, head to Piazza Armerina for a visit to the magnificent Villa Romana del Casale, a remarkable late imperial period residence and another UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Finally, transfer to your hotel in Agrigento, where you’ll enjoy a delicious dinner and a comfortable night’s rest. Meals: B, L, D

Accommodation at the Baia Di Ulisse Wellness & Spa, Agrigento, or similar


After a satisfying breakfast at the hotel, set out to explore the renowned Valley of the Temples, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here, marvel at the impressive temples of Giunone, Concordia, and Ercole.

Later, continue your journey to Marsala, a city steeped in history from Phoenician, Arab, and Norman dominations. Immerse yourself in a wine-tasting session to savor the distinctive local flavors.

Next, visit the famous Via del Sale, where the lagoon and the islands of Stagnone form a vast nature reserve of significant environmental importance. The salt marshes in this area represent one of the oldest salt mining industries globally.

In the evening, arrive in Palermo, where you’ll check in at the hotel for a comfortable overnight stay. Meals: B, L

Accommodation at the Mercure Palermo Centro, Palermo, or similar


After enjoying breakfast at the hotel, embark on a journey to Monreale, a town renowned for its remarkable Arab-Norman Cathedral and breathtaking Cloister. Following this visit, return to Palermo.

In Palermo, immerse yourself in the historical treasures of the Arab-Norman period. Explore the splendid Cathedral, the captivating Byzantine Church of the Martorana, and the Palatine Chapel, a remarkable testament to the coexistence of diverse cultures and religions.

While exploring, take a pause for a delightful culinary surprise at a local bakery. Conclude the day with a comfortable overnight stay in Palermo. Meals: B, L

Accommodation at the Mercure Palermo Centro, Palermo, or similar


Start your day with a satisfying breakfast at the hotel before setting off to the picturesque medieval village of Cefalù. Here, you’ll marvel at the Norman Cathedral, a true architectural gem.

Take some leisure time to explore the renowned Mandralisca Museum, known for its intriguing collections.

Continue your journey to Catania, a city boasting baroque architecture that has earned it a UNESCO World Heritage Site designation. Delight in a leisurely stroll through the old town center, making your way through the historic ‘pescheria’ (old fish market) to reach the scenic Piazza del Duomo. Here, you’ll be captivated by the stunning Cathedral and the iconic lava stone Elephant, a symbol of the city.

Indulge in a delightful stop at a local bar to savor the famous granita with brioche, a quintessential Sicilian treat.

End your day with a comfortable overnight stay in Catania. Meals: B, L

Accommodation at the Il Principe Hotel, Catania, or similar


Begin your day with a hotel breakfast, then set out for a historic fishmonger visit before reaching Europe’s tallest active volcano, Mount Etna (3,350 m), a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Etna Park spans 59,000 hectares, hosting diverse flora and protected species. The captivating landscapes unfold near Rifugio Sapienza. Explore the dormant volcanic cones of Crateri Silvestri, dating back to 1888, surrounded by recent lava flows. Enjoy a unique vista extending to the Aeolian Islands and Calabria.

Next, visit a beekeeping farm for a honey extraction demonstration and sample local products. Continue to Taormina, renowned for its natural beauty, marine wonders, and historic sites. Visit the Greco-Roman theatre with its awe-inspiring view of Naxos Bay. The day concludes with a scenic panorama of the Riviera dei Ciclopi. Rest at your Taormina hotel for the night, and savor a delightful dinner. Meals: B, D

Accommodation at the Hotel Villa Diodoro, Taormina, or similar


Start your day with a hotel breakfast. Today is a free day for you to explore the charming town of Taormina. Wander through the medieval Borgo, taking in the historical monuments and immersing yourself in the vibrant Mediterranean colors and scents. You have the option to relax by the sea or indulge in some shopping for local artisanal products.

As a special recommendation, consider a visit to Isola Bella, often referred to as the “Pearl of the Mediterranean” due to its breathtaking location and lush vegetation.

Return to your hotel in Taormina for a comfortable night’s rest. In the evening, savor a delicious dinner. Meals: B, D

Accommodation at the Hotel Villa Diodoro, Taormina, or similar


After a satisfying breakfast at the hotel, embark on a journey to Casteldimola, a picturesque village renowned for its narrow medieval streets, charming squares, and ancient churches. It proudly holds the title of “Borghi più belli d’Italia” (One of the Most Beautiful Villages in Italy). Take in the Greco-Byzantine style ruins of the Castle of Mola, a testament to the area’s rich history.

Continue your adventure to Savoca, a town that seamlessly blends medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque architecture. It’s a place steeped in cinematic history, as it served as the backdrop for Francis Ford Coppola’s film The Godfather. As you explore, don’t miss the chance to pause in front of the iconic “Vitelli” bar featured in the movie.

After your exploration, return to Taormina, where the afternoon is yours to enjoy at your leisure. Meals: B, D

Accommodation at the Hotel Villa Diodoro, Taormina, or similar


Savor a final breakfast at the hotel, cherishing the last moments of your Sicilian adventure. If desired, you have the option to arrange a private transfer to the Catania airport. Safe travels! Meals: B

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