Classical Sicily

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This all-encompassing one-week trip takes in the highlights of the largest Mediterranean island, Sicily. See its wealth of ancient historical sights, and have the chance to go up Europe’s tallest active volcano, Mount Etna.

Agrigento – Visit Sicily’s most famous Classical remains in the Valley of the Temples with its remarkable Doric architecture

Erice – Discover this walled medieval hilltop town with its maze of narrow winding cobbled streets and quaint shops

Villa Romana del Casale – See some of the best preserved and most extensive mosaics left in Europe at this Roman villa

Why Not Extend Your Trip? – This trip can be combined with our ‘Malta and Gozo Discovery’ (trip code: MLAS) to make a two week holiday to these varied Mediterranean islands.


Itineraries on some departure dates may differ.

DAY 1 – Join trip in Syracusa
DAY 2 – Discover Syracusa’s historic Neapolis and Ortygia Island
DAY 3 – See the mosaics at Villa Romana del Casale and the Valley of the Temples
DAY 4 – Explore Erice and the Greek ruins of Segesta en route to Palermo
DAY 5 – Visit to the Palatine Chapel and Monreale Cathedral; free time in Palermo
DAY 6 – Drive along the coast with a stop in Cefalu en route to Giardini Naxos
DAY 7 – Chance to travel to Mount Etna; afternoon in Taormina
DAY 8 – Trip ends in Giardini Naxos


Breakfast: 7


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