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Highlights of Sicily & Malta - Private Luxury Italy & Malta Tours (12 days)

Artisans of Leisure

Palermo, Italy To Valletta, Malta

Valid for Departures Now Through: 20 Jul 2021

Highlights of Sicily & Malta - Private Luxury Italy & Malta Tours (12 days)

Itinerary

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

HIGHLIGHTS OF SICILY & MALTA: Palermo & Monreale, Segesta, Erice, Sciacca, Agrigento, Taormina, Syracuse, Mount Etna, Valletta with Mdina, Rabat & Gozo

An exclusive private tour of Sicily and Malta 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

Afternoon at leisure

Day 4
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 5
Taormina, Italy
Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo Breakfast

Private excursion to Syracuse

Baroque town, architecture, ancient sites, Ortygia Island

Garden visit for tea

Day 6
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 7
Valletta, Malta
The Phoenicia Malta Breakfast

Private transfer to Catania airport for flight to Malta

Private arrival transfer to hotel

Accommodation in Valletta at luxury hotel

Day 8
Valletta, Malta
The Phoenicia Malta Breakfast

Full-day private tour of Valleta and the surrounding area

Beautiful architecture, historic churches, Grand Harbour, gardens, local cuisine, shopping, museums, and private palazzo tour

After-hours access to St. John's Co-Cathedral

Day 9
Valletta, Malta
The Phoenicia Malta Breakfast

Full-day private tour of southern Malta

Fishing villages, scenic coastal walk, Hagar Qim, option for swimming, private cruise through the Blue Grotto

Option for private wine tasting

Day 10
Valletta, Malta
The Phoenicia Malta Breakfast

Full-day private tour of northern Malta

Mdina, Rabat, Dingli Cliffs, Fort Bingemma, Roman catacombs, Ghajn Tuffieha

Option for private meetings with local artisans

Day 11
Valletta, Malta
The Phoenicia Malta Breakfast

Full-day private excursion to Gozo

Salt pans, historic fortifications, scenic coastal touring

Option for private wine tasting or private yacht excursion

Day 12
Valletta, Malta
None Breakfast

Private airport transfer

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Description

HIGHLIGHTS OF SICILY & MALTA: Palermo & Monreale, Segesta, Erice, Sciacca, Agrigento, Taormina, Syracuse, Mount Etna, Valletta with Mdina, Rabat & Gozo

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

Experience the best of Sicily and Malta on this luxury tour featuring two of the Mediterranean’s most interesting cultural destinations. Stay at the best luxury hotels, enjoy exclusive private touring of the cultural and scenic highlights, and sample outstanding local cuisine and wine.

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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25th Anniversary Trip

By: AJ


Reviewed on: 01 Sep 2015

Great experience!!! Tony, the driver that was our main contact was amazing.
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