Best of Sicily

Classic, Catania to Catania

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Tour description provided by G Adventures

If the first thing that comes to mind when you hear “Sicily” is "The Godfather” we’re here to expand your horizons. Sicily is a very different Italian experience, and we're excited to introduce it to you – everything from UNESCO Heritage sites and stunning cathedrals to creepy catacombs and the majestic Mt Etna. This trip moves at a good pace but still gives you the perfect mix of fun activities and free time – and incredible cuisine, of course. Find out why Sicily is one of Italy’s true hidden gems.

What’s included

  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your Foodie Moment: Wine Tasting, Ragusa Your Foodie Moment: Chocolate Tasting, Modica Your Foodie Moment: Cheese Tasting, Scicli
  • Short orientation walk in Palermo
  • Walking tour of the city
  • Cathedral visit (Monreale)
  • Orientation walk of Ragusa
  • Historic centre visit in Modica
  • Scicli visit
  • Free time in Syracuse
  • Mt Etna hike
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Visit unesco heritage-listed baroque cities
  • See stunning cathedrals and perfect piazzas
  • Taste what makes sicily special with delicious food and wine
  • Climb mt etna for the best views of the island
  • Sip espresso and devour gelato in small villages.

Itinerary

Catania Arrive at any time.
Catania/Palermo Visit the local fruit and fish market in Catania before travelling to Palermo. Enjoy an orientation walk and savour a streetfood lunch.
Palermo Visit Monreale and check out the beautiful views of La Conca d'Oro Valley. Visit the Norman cathedral before enjoying a free afternoon back in Palermo.
Palermo/Ragusa Travel to Ragusa and take an orientation walk of the old town, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its Baroque architecture. Enjoy an included wine tasting with local snacks.
Ragusa/Siracusa Head to Modica, famous for its Aztec chocolate and Baroque architecture. Visit the historic centre and enjoy a chocolate tasting, a cheese tasting, and a light lunch. Travel to Scicli and opt to see the Church of San Matteo before continuing on to Siracusa (Syracuse).
Siracusa/Randazzo Enjoy a free morning in this UNESCO-listed Greco-Roman seaside city. Opt to visit the historic centre, marvel at the ruins, visit the Duomo, or laze on the beach. In the afternoon, drive to Randazzo. Stay in a farmhouse and enjoy a local dinner.
Randazzo/Catania Visit famous Mt Etna. Hike the south side past lava flows for a dramatic view. Opt for a more strenuous trek with a local guide (weather permitting). Continue on to Catania.
Catania Depart at any time.
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