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Highlights of Sicily Tour - Private Luxury Italy Tours (8 days)

Artisans of Leisure

Palermo, Italy To Taormina, Italy

Valid for Departures Now Through: 26 Oct 2021

Highlights of Sicily Tour - Private Luxury Italy Tours (8 days)

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Palermo, Italy
Grand Hotel Villa Igiea None

HIGHLIGHTS OF SICILY: Palermo & Monreale, Segesta, Erice, Sciacca, Agrigento, Taormina, Syracuse, Mount Etna

An exclusive private tour of Sicily for the most discerning luxury traveler.

Private arrival transfer to hotel

Accommodation in Palermo at luxury hotel

Afternoon private tour of Palermo and Monreale

Interesting neighborhoods, local markets, Arab quarter, architecture, mosaics, Byzantine art

Day 2
Sciacca, Italy
Verdura Resort, a Rocco Forte hotel Breakfast

Private transfer to Sciacca with touring of Segesta and/or Erice en route

Amphitheater, Doric temples, bucolic landscapes, medieval hilltop village

Accommodation in Sciacca at ultra-luxury resort

Day 3
Sciacca, Italy
Verdura Resort, a Rocco Forte hotel Breakfast, Lunch

Half-day private winery tour and wine tasting

Gourmet winery lunch

Day 4
Sciacca, Italy
Verdura Resort, a Rocco Forte hotel Breakfast

Day at leisure with driver at disposal for half-day village touring

Harbor, pottery and jewelry shops, scenic views

Additional options can be arranged, upon request: private yacht charters, scenic helicopter flights, or tee time reservations at the resorts's golf course

Day 5
Taormina, Italy
Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo Breakfast

Private overland transfer to Taormina, with touring of Agrigento en route

Valley of the Temples, Hellenistic ruins, archaeological sites

Accommodation in Taormina at ultra-luxury hotel

Day 6
Taormina, Italy
Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo Breakfast

Private excursion to Syracuse

Baroque town, architecture, ancient sites, Ortygia Island

Garden visit for tea

Day 7
Taormina, Italy
Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo Breakfast, Lunch

Half-day private excursion to Mount Etna with naturalist guide

Volcanic sites, scenic views, lunch at local winery

Day 8
Taormina, Italy
None Breakfast

Private transfer to Catania airport

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Description

HIGHLIGHTS OF SICILY: Palermo & Monreale, Segesta, Erice, Sciacca, Agrigento, Taormina, Syracuse, Mount Etna

An exclusive private tour of Sicily for the most discerning luxury traveler.

On this private tour of Sicily, experience the unforgettable cultural highlights of this beautiful Mediterranean island, such as Greek and Roman ruins, Baroque cities, hilltop villages and local food specialties.

About Us

Artisans of Leisure is a luxury travel company specializing in comprehensive private tours in Europe, Asia, Africa, South America and the South Pacific. Artisans of Leisure tours are created for discerning travelers who expect the highest level of luxury, service, and attention to detail. Artisans of Leisure tours include preferred rooms at the world’s best luxury hotels and resorts. All touring is private, with expert guides and drivers in each destination, and each day is tailored to individual interests, preferred pace, and travel preferences.

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Reviewed on: 01 Sep 2015

Great experience!!! Tony, the driver that was our main contact was amazing.
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Reviewed on: 22 Oct 2018

Artisans provided the perfect itinerary for our first trip to Israel. Our guide and driver - Amir and Yaron - were wonderful, personable and knowledgeable. Maria at Artisans was responsive during trip when we had questions as was their local contact. The culinary tour led by Aliza was a highlight. Great experience overall.
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