11-day Trip to Sicily & the Amalfi Coast

Visit the Amalfi Coast the Right Way

Visit the Amalfi Coast and Sicily on an Italian adventure from Rome! Walk the ruins of Pompeii, soak up the atmosphere along the Sorrentine Coast and bask in sun-bleached Capri. Discover the Mediterranean’s largest island through its unique architecture, charming villages, and traditional cuisine. Stroll through endless stretches of stunning beaches and explore the majestic ancient ruins of past empires!

Keep reading to learn more about this incredible 11-day trip to Sicily and the Amalfi Coast, and please get in touch if you have any questions. And if you need more trip inspiration, browse our range of Italy Tours and our Sicily Tours!

11 Days from $3989/person CAD
Food & Wine
Guided
Honeymoon & Anniversary
UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Departures

2023 Departures: April 9, 30, May 14, June 4, 18, July 2, 16, August 20, September 3, 17, October 1, 15 & November 5

Included:

  • Accommodation in 4 stars hotels
  • Overnight Ferry from Naples to Palermo
  • Transportation by deluxe motorcoach
  • Monolingual Tour-escort in English
  • Tour of Pompeii with "Skip the Line" tickets and Neapolitan Pizza lunch with 1 drink
  • Visit the Blue Grotto in Capri (weather permitting)
  • Entrance tickets to all archaeological sites in Sicily as per the itinerary
  • Saline Della Laguna with wine tasting and light lunch in a historical winery
  • Rome by Sunset Tour with Gelato
  • Meals as per itinerary (please inform us at the moment of the booking, in case of any food allergy or dietary restrictions)
  • Visits with an expert local guide as per itinerary
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi onboard to be in touch with family and friends
  • Headsets to follow the information provided by the tour leader and local guides
  • Stretch your legs with extra legroom on the coaches! More space is provided on board to pamper travellers with the most comfortable trip

Not Included:

  • International or domestic airfare
  • Gratuities to guides and drivers
  • Travel insurance
  • Porterage service
  • Additional meals when not mentioned on the itinerary
  • Entrance fees to monuments or museums when not mentioned on the itinerary
  • 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, and for travel in low season
  • 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
  • Airport Transfers
  • All optional excursions are subject to change and are based on availability. Optional excursions can be booked with the Tour Escort

Travel Privately

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

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Health & Safety Protocols

Face masks required for travelers
Face masks required for guides
Face masks provided for travelers
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Guides required to wash hands
Regular temperature checks for staff
Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons

Itinerary

Day 1: Rome Arrival

Benvenuti a Roma! After you arrive at the airport, make your way to the hotel (an optional private transfer is available). Enjoy your first day in the city at your leisure.

In the evening, make your way to the meeting point for the ‘Rome at Sunset’ tour. Your local expert guide will lead you to discover the wonders of the Eternal City. It is charming by day, enchanting during sunset, and romantic by night.

After the walking tour, there is only one way to end this experience, enjoy a deliciously creamy Gelato, it’s on us! Return to your hotel for the night.

Accommodation at the Hotel St. Martin, Rome, or similar

Day 2: Naples Tour – Pompeii Tour – Arrive in Sorrento

After breakfast, your trip to Sicily begins in earnest as you depart by coach, heading south, crossing the regions of Lazio and Campania. You will arrive in Naples and enjoy a panoramic tour of the city.

Afterward, you will leave Naples and travel south towards Mount Vesuvius and the town of Pompeii. Upon arrival, enjoy a traditional Neapolitan pizza lunch. After lunch, you will tour one of the most important archaeological spots in the world: the ruins of Pompeii, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

After the visit, you will drive along the Sorrentine Coast, arriving in Sorrento for dinner. (In Sorrento, we highly recommend that men adhere to tradition by wearing long trousers during dinner.) Meals: B, L, D

Accommodation at the Hotel Michelangelo, Sorrento, or similar

Day 3: Visit The Isle of Capri

After breakfast, get ready for an exciting excursion to the island of Capri. One of the most exclusive summer destinations in the Mediterranean!

Depending on the weather and sea conditions, you may have the additional opportunity to admire the dreamy Blue Grotto on a small rowboat.

Afterward, enjoy lunch at a local restaurant and then roam the beautiful island of Capri at your own pace. Once back on the mainland, return to Sorrento in the evening for dinner. Meals: B, L, D

Accommodation at the Hotel Michelangelo, Sorrento, or similar

Day 4: Ferry from Sorrento to Palermo

After breakfast, enjoy a leisurely morning exploring Sorrento. In the afternoon, you will transfer to the port of Naples, where you will board the ferry to Palermo. Let the waves rock you to sleep. Dinner and breakfast the next morning is not included on the overnight ferry. Meals: B

Accommodation at an Overnight Ferry from Naples to Palermo

Day 5: Palermo Arrival

Arrive in Palermo and transfer to your hotel. That night, have dinner and rest up for your Sicilian adventure. Meals: D

Accommodation at the Hotel Mercure, Palermo, or similar

Day 6: Explore Palermo & Monreale

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel, and then head out on a morning excursion to Monreale. Recently included on the UNESCO World Heritage List, Monreale is an ancient royal town famous for its almonds, olive oil, and citrus fruits, as well as for its fine Norman architecture. Visit the stunning Cathedral of Monreale and then enjoy some shopping at local delicatessens and souvenir shops.

Heading back to Palermo, you will venture out on a walking tour of the city. Wander the streets of the Old Town, hearing tales of Palermo’s 3,000-year history and discovering attractions like Palermo Cathedral. Walk inside the impressive-looking place of worship and marvel at its arches, cupolas, and mosaics with an incredible mix of influences coming from several denominations on the island. Enjoy free time in the late afternoon and return to your hotel for dinner. Meals: B, D

Accommodation at the Hotel Mercure, Palermo, or similar

Day 7: Palermo > Erice > Saline > Agrigento

Early breakfast and departure to Erice — a medieval village stacked into the side of Monte San Giuliano. Continue to visit the Saline, an extraordinary lagoon where history, nature and archeology find a perfect synthesis, allowing the visitor to try different, unique and charming experiences.

Afterward, enjoy a boat trip to the islands, located nearby. With a helpful audio guide, you will admire all the islands of the lagoon up close, comfortably seated in the boat. After this wonderful experience, enjoy your lunch in a restaurant by the lagoon. Return to your coach and travel to Agrigento, your final destination of the day.

Visit Ancient Greek monuments and ruins at the Valley of Temples (entrance included) — a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Check into your hotel in the evening. Meals: B, L, D

Accommodation at the Hotel Della Valle, Agrigento, or similar

Day 8: Agrigento > Piazza Armerina > Ragusa

After breakfast, travel to Piazza Armerina — a pretty and historic town nestled into the heart of Sicily. Visit the Villa Romana del Casale to admire the largest, richest, and most complex Roman mosaics in the world. It is one of the many UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Italy. The mosaics spread over 3,500 sq m and show mythological scenes and portrayals of daily life.

Next, you will journey to Ragusa, visiting the enchanting historical center “Ibla”, with its stunning baroque palaces and churches. Ragusa is listed among the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Be enchanted by the elegant Cathedral of San Giorgio, the Church of the Souls in Purgatory, and the magnificent Cosentini palace, one of the most interesting Late Baroque palaces in Sicily! Meals: B, D

Accommodation at the Poggio del Sole Hotel, Ragusa, or similar

Day 9: Ragusa > Noto > Syracuse > Taormina

After breakfast, travel to Noto, a picturesque fishing town popular for its stately Baroque architecture. Continue along the south coast to Syracuse, on Sicily’s southeastern tip.

Visit Syracuse’s famous archaeological area, home to a vast collection of Greek and Roman ruins from all over Sicily. Head inside to see impressive landmarks such as the Greek Theater, the Roman Amphitheatre, and the Ear of Dionysius — an artificial limestone cave.

After the visit, cross one of the city’s bridges for a visit to the island of Ortygia — the most ancient part of Syracuse and home to a wealth of Baroque churches and medieval palaces.

In the late afternoon arrive in Taormina, check in to your hotel, and enjoy dinner. Meals: B, D

Accommodation at the Antares Hotel, Taormina Area, or similar

Day 10: Taormina & Mount Etna

After breakfast, head off to Mount Etna, the largest active volcano in Europe and the highest mountain in Italy. Learn about volcanic activity and marvel at the old lava fields and black magma rock that comprises Etna’s landscape.

If weather permits, you have a chance to climb to the summit (1800 m). Afterward, return to Taormina, the beautiful and romantic town located on Mount Tauro. Spend the rest of your day at leisure. Meals: B, D

Accommodation at the Antares Hotel, Taormina Area, or similar

Day 11: Taormina Departure

Enjoy one final breakfast before the tour comes to an end. Optional private transfer to Catania airport is available upon request. Meals: B


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