Welcome to Palermo
For millennia at the crossroads of civilisations, Palermo delivers a heady, heavily spiced mix of Byzantine mosaics, Arabesque domes and frescoed cupolas. This is a city at the edge of Europe and at the centre of the ancient world, a place where souk-like markets rub against baroque churches, where date palms frame Gothic palaces and where the blue-eyed and fair have bronze-skinned cousins... Read More
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4-Night Western Sicily Tour from Palermo: Segesta, Marsala, Monreale and Corleone
See the best of western Sicily on a 4-night tour filled with interesting history, beautiful scenery and traditional Sicilian food and culture. Staying overnight at a first-class hotel in Palermo, take day trips to Segesta, Marsala, Monreale and Corleone for guided tours and activities. Visit Palermo Cathedral and the Royal Palace of Palermo, admire the ancient Temple of Segesta, and visit the Monreale Cathedral complex. Break up your sightseeing with a wine tasting in Marsala, a Sicilian cooking class and a presentation on Sicily’s intriguing Mafia history in Corleone, where it all began.
5-Day Eastern Sicily Tour from Palermo to Taormina: Mt Etna, Syracuse and Agrigento
Starting in Palermo and ending in Taormina, this 5-day tour shows you the best of eastern Sicily. Immerse yourself in Sicilian history, culture and food as you travel to Taormina, Syracuse and Mount Etna for guided tours and activities. Enjoy sweeping views from Mt Etna, explore ancient Greek and Roman sites in Syracuse, see locations where 'The Godfather' was filmed, and admire several spectacular temples in Agrigento’s UNESCO World Heritage-listed Valley of the Temples.