Sicilian Escape

05/24/2020 through 11/27/2020
05/24/2020 through 11/30/2020
Globus

Escape to Sicily for seven days of beauty, cuisine, and history-without the crowds you’d find in the high season. Begin in Palermo and meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel. Spend the following day on a guided sightseeing tour of Palermo’s ornate Piazza Bellini and Capo Market. See the stunning baroque features of the Church of the Immacolata, and visit the historic Palermo Cathedral. Enjoy the panoramic view of the Conca d’Oro in Monreale, and visit the 12th-century Norman Cathedral with its treasured byzantine mosaics.

Walk through the 24-centuries-old Valley of the Temples with your Local Guide in Agrigento, visit Piazza Armerina’s Villa Romana del Casale to admire the world’s largest collection of Roman mosaics. In Syracuse, the birthplace of mathematician Archimedes, you’ll take a guided visit to the archaeological site of the 5th-century-BC Greek Theater, Garden of Paradise, Ear of Dionysus, Altar of Hieron II, Roman Amphitheater, and the Cordmaker’s Cave. Travel to Catania, where you’ll sample Sicily’s famous Arancino, and spend two nights on the spectacular Taormina Riviera, your base for a fascinating excursion to Mount Etna-the largest active volcano in Europe. Explore Taormina, and complete your Sicilian Escape with a fabulous farewell dinner at a local restaurant. You’ll treasure the time spent exploring Sicily’s famous sights and stunning scenery-without the crowds of the busy travel season on this spectacular guided tour of Sicily!

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PALERMO
Welcome dinner; guided sightseeing, visit the cathedral and the Norman cathedral in Monreale

AGRIGENTO
Guided walking tour of the Valley of Temples

PIAZZA ARMERINA
Guided visit of the Villa Romana del Casale

SYRACUSE

Guided visit of the archaeological site

CATANIA
[LF] Arancino tasting

TAORMINA

Mount Etna excursion; orientation of the hill-top town; farewell dinner at a local restaurant

Itinerary

Day 1 Palermo, Italy
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Day 2 Palermo
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Day 3 Palermo – Agrigento
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Day 4 Agrigento – Piazza Armerina – Syracuse
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Day 5 Syracuse – Catania – Taormina Riviera
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Day 6 Taormina Riviera
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Day 7 Taormina Riviera
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