7 nights. May 2022 - October 2022. From £756.00.
Italy's sun-kissed southern island
Though separated from the European mainland by the narrowest of channels, Sicily is very different from its nearest neighbour, with a new surprise at every step. This sun-kissed southern island offers an intoxicating taste of Europe, tinged with Northern African spice.
What's IncludedSeven nights' bed and breakfast or half-board accommodation in one of our carefully chosen hotels
Return flights from your chosen UK airport to Italy
Return airport-to-hotel transfers
The services of a friendly, experienced resort-based Manager
Holiday HighlightsEnjoy the amenities at your chosen hotel
Discover Cefalu's old town
Relax on the beach
Explore the cathedral with its Byzantine mosaics
Join in the evening passeggiata
Join optional excursions to Palermo and Monreale, Agrigento and Piazza Armerina, the Aeolian Isles and the Madonie Natural Reserve and hill town Castelbuono
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Day 1Fly to Sicily, meet your Tour Manager and transfer to your hotel in Cefalu.
Day 2Enjoy a relaxing day at your hotel, or start exploring Sicily and the surrounding area. Your Tour Manager will be happy to suggest places to visit and things to do.
Day 3Visit vibrant, colourful capital Palermo, with its historic Quattro Canti – encapsulating the great port city’s rich history and bustling cafe life. Explore and take in Monreale’s Benedictine monastery, one of Sicily’s greatest glories.
Day 4Agrigento is one of the Mediterranean’s most important sites, where the Valley of the Temples gives a vivid impression of the ancient world, as crumbling, but still magnificent, columns and portals are brought to life.
Day 5Spend a relaxing day enjoying Celafu, your hotel and the surrounding area.
Day 6Journey to Milazzo and cross pristine blue waters, passing Vulcano with its brooding crater, and make landfall on Lipari, enjoying the delights of colourful Lipari Town, or enjoying a dip in a more remote island corner.
Day 7Head into the rugged Madonie Mountains, home to protected wildcats and wolves, with over 2,500 colourful plant species, and where age-old practices including sheep farming and olive-growing are continued in ancient hill towns.
Day 8Bid “arrivederci” to your Sicilian hosts, and transfer to the airport for the return flight to the UK. Back to top
Hotel transfer timesThe transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately one hour.
Combining hotel transfersWe sometimes need to combine transfers to and from your hotel. We always try to keep any wait to a minimum, but you may be asked to wait at the airport for up to an hour, while other incoming flights arrive, before the transfer to your hotel. Similarly, we may need to transfer you back to the airport up to three hours before your flight home departs.
Attraction entrance feesPlease note: Since some attractions visited offer free admission to visitors at certain times of year, we do not include entrance fees. These will be payable locally where applicable.
Special requirementsIf you have notified us of any special requirements, please check that they have been noted and acknowledged. This is especially important with any dietary needs you may have.
Disabled accessThe majority of our tours involve a certain amount of walking, including a short walk from the coach stop to the town, attraction or venue you're visiting. If you are bringing a wheelchair, please let us know at the time of booking so that appropriate arrangements can be made.
Foreign Office Travel AdviceVisit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice to find out the latest Foreign And Commonwealth Office travel advice for your holiday destination, as well as information about passports and visas. Back to top