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7 Day Premium Sicily

7 Day Premium Sicily

This tour is fully escorted by a dedicated tour leader who will accompany you throughout the tour. If your trip includes multiple countries, you will be met by a new tour leader in each country and any internal flights included will be unescorted.

Escorted Type
Fully Escorted

This tour is conducted at a medium-fast pace. Some long travel days may be required to complete this itinerary and you will typically spend two nights at each destination, with some one night stays required. This trip includes a mix of sightseeing and free time to explore at your own pace. You will be required to move about unassisted, including getting on and off vehicles, walking up and down stairs and some activities will be conducted on uneven or steep terrain. You will be required to handle your own luggage.

Pace
Moderate Pace
These tours allow you to experience the destination at unsurpassed value. You'll travel with between 40-50 other guests depending on your selected tour*. Enjoy features such as a wide range of included sightseeing, comfortable accommodation and a range of optional activities to choose from to best suit your travel style.
*Note: group size may exceed this. Please refer to the important information section of the Fine Print to view maximum group size for your selected tour. 
Group Size
Group Tour - Classic
Classic Tour
538 people have travelled to this destination

✓ Incredible sightseeing including Palermo, Agrigento, Ragusa, Mount Etna, Taormina and more
✓ 6 nights in premium 4-star accommodation 
✓ Breakfast daily, plus 1 lunch and 5 dinners 
✓ Fully escorted by a professional English-speaking tour guide 
✓ Comfortable, dedicated transportation throughout 
✓ In-depth sightseeing and entrance fees as per the itinerary

What we love about this tour

Travel with the experts for a carefully curated, value-packed discovery of the world's most iconic destinations. Our tours are bursting with must-see sights, rich experiences and quality inclusions, all at an unbeatable price. Bucket list dreams are ticked off on these all-encompassing journeys.

Itinerary

Hotel
Mercure or Similar
Meals
Dinner

Welcome to Sicily! 

Enjoy dinner at the hotel this evening and rest up for the adventure that lies ahead.

Airport transfers are not included. Our transfer portal offers the option to book your airport transfers for an easier arrival experience (additional charges apply). Access to this portal will be available through your Traveller Hub once your booking is confirmed.

Check in: Passengers will be arriving at various times throughout the day. If arriving prior to standard check-in time, which is generally 3pm local time, you are welcome to leave your luggage with hotel reception and explore your surroundings until check-in becomes available, as there are generally no scheduled activities on Day 1 of the itinerary. The hotel may grant early check-in, however this is strictly subject to availability and at the hotel’s discretion.

 

Hotel
Mercure or Similar
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner

Explore beautiful Monreale, an ancient royal town that recently joined the UNESCO World Heritage list and impresses with some of the best almonds, olive oil and citrus fruits in the region. It is also known for stunning Norman architecture, which you get to experience first-hand with a visit to the elaborate Cathedral of Monreale, followed by a shopping opportunity. Return to Palermo and enjoy a walking tour, taking you across the streets of the Old Town and Palermo Cathedral with its impressive arches, cupolas and mosaics. You will have some free time before returning to the hotel for dinner.

Hotel
Della Valle or Similar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

This morning you depart for Erice, a medieval village located on the side of Monte San Giuliano and known for its labyrinth-like twist of lanes. Next is a visit to Saline, a special lagoon inviting you to try unique experiences based on history, nature and archeology.

From here, we continue to Marsala to participate in an extraordinary lunch experience including regional wine tasting. Board your coach and proceed to Agrigento for your chance to visit ancient Greek monuments and ruins at the UNESCO World Heritage certified Valley of Temples. Check in to your hotel, enjoy a hearty dinner and overnight.

Hotel
Poggo del Sole or Similar
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner

After breakfast travel to Ragusa and visit the enchanting historical center “Ibla” renowned for its baroque palaces and churches, rightfully earning it a spot on the UNESCO World Heritage list. Visit the historically important sites, including the elegant Cathedral of San Giorgio and magnificent Cosentini Palace, before arriving at your hotel for dinner and overnight.

Note: 2023 departures will also visit Piazza Armerina prior to Ragusa. 

Hotel
Hotel Splendid Taormina or Similar
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner

Drive to Noto, a picturesque fishing town popular for its stately Baroque architecture. Following a walk in the town’s centre depart for Syracuse on the southeastern coast. From here, we cross a bridge to visit the island of Ortigia, home to a wealth of Baroque churches and medieval palaces.  

Look forward to a hearty meal after checking into your Taormina hotel for the next two nights.

Please note: 2023 departures will also visit the Parco Archeolodico della Neapolis in Syracusa and will be staying at the  Hotel Olimpo le Terrazze (or similar). 

Hotel
Hotel Splendid Taormina or Similar
Meals
Breakfast

The incredible Mount Etna is on the program this morning. Learn about volcanic activity and marvel at the old lava fields of Europe’s largest active volcano, doubling as Italy’s highest mountain. Weather permitting, do not miss your opportunity to climb to the summit at 1,800m above sea level before returning to Taormina.

Spend the rest of your day at leisure in this romantic town.

Meals
Breakfast

Today marks the end of your magnificent and unforgettable tour through Sicily. We hope you have thoroughly enjoyed your inspiring trip. 

Airport transfers are not included. Our transfer portal offers the option to book your airport transfers for an easier arrival experience (additional charges apply). Access to this portal will be available through your Traveller Hub once your booking is confirmed.

Inclusions

  • Fully escorted by an English-speaking guide 
  • Comfortable, dedicated private coach transportation throughout 
  • 6 nights’ accommodation in selected 4-star hotels 
  • 6 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 5 dinners 
  • Wine tasting with light lunch in Marsala 
  • Local guides in Palermo and Agrigento  
  • All activities listed in the itinerary unless a paid optional 
  • All entrance fees to archaeological sites listed

  • Palermo - Wander the streets of the Old Town, hearing tales of Palermo’s 3,000-year history with your local guide 
  • Marsala - Take part in a sensorial experience as you taste regional wine and food during an unforgettable lunch
  • Agrigento -  Guided tour and entrance tickets to the Valley of Temples
  • Ragusa - Be enchanted by the magnificent Cosentini palace, one of the most interesting Late Baroque palaces in Sicily
  • Taormina - Travel to nearby Mount Etna, the largest active volcano in Europe and the highest mountain in Italy

Fine Print

This product requires full payment upfront to secure your booking. 

Once you have created your booking you will be directed to your invoice to choose your preferred payment method.

This is a land only package.

This package does not include international airfares. If you would like to add airfares to your booking our flight portal will be available via your Traveller Hub. The flight portal will allow you to search for all available airfares to your destination. The function works like most general flight search engines allowing you to select your preferred airline, book different cabin classes (eg. Business class) and view flight durations and transit times to your destination. 

The flight portal will be available via your Traveller Hub once the following criteria has been met:

  • Your booking is confirmed
  • Your departure date is within 11 months
  • You  have completed your passenger detail form

Visit our Flight Hub for more information on terms and conditions, amending your flights and information on luggage allowances.

Some of our packages will include airport transfers in either one or both directions when arriving or departing from your destination. To know if transfers are included please view the ‘inclusions’ section of your selected package. If airport transfers are stated, transfers will be included as advised.

If transfers are not included, we also offer the option to book your airport transfers using our online portal. Access to this portal is available through your Traveller Hub once your booking is confirmed. Transfers are readily available and do not need to be booked until your final hotel list has been confirmed. Once you have made a transfer booking, please refer to your confirmation email for all transfer details including a local contact number for the transfer company.

If you book pre and/or post-tour accommodation on your own arrangement, and the tour includes transfers, note that these will be forfeited. The transfers are only provided in line with the tour dates and pre and/or post-tour accommodation purchased through Inspiring Vacations when available.

It is the traveller's responsibility to ensure they have a valid passport. The passport must be valid for a minimum of six months from the intended date of return. Visas may be required for your destination. For further visa information, click here.

Fitness Requirements
While the tour itinerary should give you some guidance and overview to the expected requirements, to determine if this tour is right for you we categorise each of our tours in terms of their intensity. These guidelines are to ensure that each tour group is conducted as expected and to ensure the overall satisfaction of all Inspiring Vacations customers.

As a general rule, porterage is not included, therefore at all times you are expected to handle your own luggage where help may not be available.

This particular tour is categorised as a”3”

3 – Moderate Tour: A good level of fitness and mobility is required, as this tour includes a moderate level of physical activity and is considered a medium-fast paced tour. You should be able to walk up and down stairs, get on and off the coach and able to walk reasonable distances of approximately 2 kilometres per day or more with ease. Any physical ailments you may have must be disclosed at the time of booking to determine your suitability. If you have any form of walking aids, other than a walking stick or hiking poles, then this tour is not suitable.

Tipping
A friendly reminder that tipping is not included in your package. While tipping is not customary, it's of great significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels, inspires excellent service, and is an entrenched feature of the tourism industry across many destinations.

You may also consider tipping your tour leader and driver for outstanding service throughout your trip. Remember, a tip is not compulsory and should only be given when you receive excellent service.

Accommodation
The accommodation listed is subject to change. Any changes will be of an equal or higher standard. Bedding configurations (double or twin) are requests only. All efforts will be made to meet your preferences, but we can’t guarantee your request will be available at all properties.

Single travellers
When booking this tour, solo travellers will be presented with two options:

1 - Single Supplement
By paying an additional $437.00 per person, in addition to the twin-share price, you guarantee the privacy of your own room throughout the entire trip.

2- Shared Room with a known friend
If travelling together with a friend, you can opt to share your room with him/her and avoid paying a single supplement. 

You and your friend can create a unique booking each. Creating a unique booking, gives each of you the flexibility of making different travel arrangements (such adding extra accommodation, flights, etc), make separate payments and have individual access to our Traveller’s Hub

During the purchase path, you will need to provide your friend’s booking ID (if known) or at a minimum, your friend’s full name

Triple Share
Not available.

Travel Insurance
Travel insurance is recommended to protect yourself against the unexpected. In addition to the support that a policy may provide, you may be asked to present a copy of your travel insurance documentation while traveling.

Group Size
2-50 people

Children
Children must be 5 years old or above and share a room with parents at all times. Children are charged the same price as adults.

Tour Style
To meet the needs of various types of travelers, we choose to operate various types of tours, and depending on your selected package will mean different services are provided throughout your trip. The following descriptions of each tour style we hope will ensure that each traveller has appropriate expectations before they start their travels: 

  • Fully Escorted - This tour is fully escorted by an expert English-speaking guide who will accompany you throughout the tour.

All participants must be in good physical condition to fully engage in this journey. For the safety and welfare of yourself and fellow travellers, if you are feeling unwell prior to departure, we advise staying home and contacting us to arrange alternate plans.

Prior to selecting your trip, carefully review the itinerary to assess your ability to comfortably manage our travel style. Please be aware that if, based on evaluation by our leader or local representative, a participant is deemed unable to safely complete the itinerary, we retain the right to exclude them from all or part of the trip without reimbursement.

It is advisable to consult your physician for current medical travel advisories and any required vaccinations before embarking. We recommend carrying a first aid kit and any necessary medications in their original packaging, as they may not be readily available during travel. For those carrying medication, it's essential to check your government's foreign travel guidelines for local restrictions or regulations.

  • International airfares
  • Arrival airport transfer
  • Departure airport transfer
  • Visas
  • Travel insurance (compulsory)
  • Tipping
  • Optional activities
  • Personal expenses
  • Anything not mentioned in the itinerary

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