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Luxury

Sicilian Treasures

Palermo to Catania
8 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: EULXSI8
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Trip Highlights

Mount Etna Volcanologist Talk

See Mount Etna with a Volcanologist to offer you a truly informative guide to this world-famous natural phenomenon.

Sicilian Family Dinner 

Be welcomed into the home of a local Sicilian family as you sit down to enjoy a special welcome dinner.

Marsala Wine Tasting

Visit a local winery in Marsala and enjoy a light lunch and sampling of the region's famous sweet wines.

Your Vacation Includes

  • All-inclusive sightseeing in up to 10 destinations
  • APT's Freedom of Choice Inclusion in Palermo
  • Expert APT Tour Director
  • Seven nights unique and authentic accommodation
  • Return airport transfers, porterage and tipping
  • Finest dining - a total of 14 meals

Map & Itinerary

Europe Map EULXSI7 2018
Palermo to Catania

Designed Exclusively for APT guests

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Personalise your holiday with a choice of included sightseeing options sure to leave you with lifelong memories

Be met on arrival as you transfer from Palermo airport. Tonight, be welcomed into the private home of a local Sicilian family for a Welcome Dinner.

Stay: Two Nights, Palermo, Grand Hotel Piazza Borsa

Daily :
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

A local expert will show you around the Arab-style street markets, where you will be able to sample some of the local produce. Alternatively, head to Palermo to reach the town of Corleone, infamous for the social phenomenon known as the Mafia.


Choose how your day unfolds today.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Visit medieval Erice, then see the Salt Works Natural Reserve. Visit a winery and enjoy a tasting and light lunch in Marsala, then arrive at your villa within the Archaeological Park of the Valley of the Temples. Tonight’s dinner is served with the best view of the temples.

Stay: Agrigento, Hotel Villa Athena

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Enjoy a guided tour of your amazing hotel, Eremo della Giubiliana, followed by a wine tasting experience in their famous cellar.


During a discovery of the Valley of the Temples, see some of the Greek Temples dating back to the 5th century BC. From Agrigento, stop in Piazza Armerina to visit Villa del Casale. Arrive in Ragusa, where you will check into your hotel, a former 12th-century estate.

Stay: Two Nights, Ragusa, Eremo della Giubiliana

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

In Syracuse, visit Archaeological Park Neapolis. You’ll also explore Ortigia, the Arethusa Spring and the Temple of Apollo. Later, learn how the famed Sicilian puppets are made that feature in ‘Operas Dei Pupi’ (opera puppet shows). This afternoon you will have some free time to perhaps relax and unwind at your hotel.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

This morning, hop in a vintage Fiat 500 vehicle for a unique take on a scenic drive around Modica.


Travel to Taormina and visit its Greek Theatre.

Stay: Two Nights, NH Collection Taormina

Daily :
  • Breakfast

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Head to the slopes of Mount Etna by Jeep, where a local expert will show you around. You’ll then spend time with a professional Volcanologist who will share their expertise.


Our day is devoted to an incredible exploration of Mount Etna. In the evening, enjoy a Farewell Dinner.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Be transferred to the airport.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Travel & Accommodation

Small group journey

Travel with no more than 19 other guests for a personalised journey, with opportunities to ask questions and learn more.

Away from the tourist trail

Venture away from the regular tourist trail with after hours, behind-the-scenes or exclusive access in select locations.

Unique and authentic stays

Your hand-picked accommodation offers the perfect blend of luxurious, unique and authentic properties.

Our people are passionate about dreaming up once-in-a-lifetime experiences for our guests and making them possible