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Luxury

Sicilian Treasures

Palermo to Catania
9 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: EULXSI9
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Your Vacation Includes

  • Experiences in 10 destinations
  • Luxury dining - a total of 15 meals
  • Eight nights authentic accommodation
  • Expert tour director
  • At Ragusa’s Eremo della Giubiliana, explore the historic property, followed by a fabulous wine-pairing dinner
  • For a true Italian automotive experience, hop in a vintage Fiat 500 vehicle for a scenic drive around Modica
  • Your very own volcanologist at Mount Etna will offer an unrivalled insight into this world-famous natural phenomenon

Map & Itinerary

Europe Map 2021 EULXSI9
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™

Give your holiday a personal touch with a choice of included sightseeing or dining options

Be met on arrival and transfer to your hotel. 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

Set out on a sightseeing discovery of Palermo. Later, enjoy a scenic drive to the south of Palermo to reach the town of Corleone. Gain a deeper understanding of its history during a visit to CIDMA, Corleone’s anti-Mafia museum. Afterwards, return to Palermo, where you will have the evening at leisure.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
Exterior facade and gardens of Palermo Cathedral in Sicily, Italy.

Travel to Erice then continue south and see the unique Salt Works Natural Reserve. Stop in Marsala, visiting one of the local wineries for a light lunch and sampling their famous sweet wine varieties. Tonight, enjoy dinner in a magical setting overlooking the temples.

Stay: Agrigento, Hotel Villa Athena

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Arrive in Ragusa and enjoy a guided tour of your historic property including its cellar, followed by a wine-pairing dinner.


Set out on a guided tour of the Valley of the Temples then head into the centre of Sicily and stop in Piazza Armerina to visit Villa Romana del Casale.

Stay: Ragusa, Eremo della Giubiliana

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

This morning, hop in a vintage Fiat 500 vehicle for a unique take on a guided scenic drive around the architectural wonders of Modica.


After a Signature Experience, enjoy time at leisure in Modica before a walking tour of Noto, home to incredible baroque architecture.

Stay: Two Nights, Syracuse, Grand Hotel Ortigia, in a Sea View Room

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Perhaps set out on a boat trip to Ortigia island or take in a show at the ‘opera dei pupi’ – the traditional Sicilian marionette theatre.


Today, enjoy a tour of Ortigia and visit the archaeological park in Syracuse. Later, choose your sightseeing activity.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

This morning travel to Taormina and visit its Greek Theatre, still utilised for performances today. This evening, perhaps wander up to the top of a rocky spur, or absorb the sublime vistas from your hotel as you gaze out over Taormina and the sea beyond. Later, savour a farewell dinner in a local restaurant.

Stay: Two Nights, NH Collection Taormina, in a Sea View Room

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Head up the slopes of Mount Etna by Jeep, where a local expert will show you around.


Enjoy a Signature Experience this morning. During lunch, you’ll then spend time with a professional volcanologist who will share their expertise with you.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
Green trees in the foreground with backdrop of Mt Etna mountain in the background at sunset

Your journey comes to an end today with a transfer to the airport.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

As a family-owned company with origins that date back to 1927, we know how to make a great holiday extraordinary