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EIBS - Best of Sicily

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 the majestic Mt Etna. This trip moves at a good pace but still gives you the perfect mix of fun activities and free time plus incredible cuisine, of course. Find out why Sicily is one of Italy's true hidden gems.

Inclusions

Hands-on: Wine Tasting, Ragusa Hands-on: Chocolate Tasting, Modica Hands-on: 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
Tour Provider G Adventures
Number of Days
8
Price From
AUD $1,699
Start Location
Catania, Italy
End Location
Catania, Italy
Age Range
Avg. 30+
Group Size
1 to 16
Tour Style
Standard
Tour Themes
Small Group
Physical Rating
Moderate
Tour departure dates
StartEndAvailabilityPrice
23 Sep 201830 Sep 2018Fully BookedAUD $1,699 
07 Oct 201814 Oct 2018Fully BookedAUD $1,699 
14 Oct 201821 Oct 2018Fully BookedAUD $1,699 
21 Apr 201928 Apr 201912AUD $2,022
28 Apr 201905 May 201912AUD $2,022
05 May 201912 May 201914AUD $2,022
12 May 201919 May 2019Fully BookedAUD $1,699 
19 May 201926 May 201912AUD $2,022
02 Jun 201909 Jun 201911AUD $1,912
23 Jun 201930 Jun 201914AUD $1,912
14 Jul 201921 Jul 2019Fully BookedAUD $1,699 
21 Jul 201928 Jul 201911AUD $1,699
11 Aug 201918 Aug 201914AUD $1,999
01 Sep 201908 Sep 201914AUD $2,379
15 Sep 201922 Sep 2019Fully BookedAUD $1,699 
22 Sep 201929 Sep 201914AUD $2,379
06 Oct 201913 Oct 201914AUD $1,999
13 Oct 201920 Oct 2019Fully BookedAUD $1,699 
ItineraryExpand
Day 1 - Catania
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 - Catania/Palermo
Visit the local fruit and fish market in Catania before travelling to Palermo. Enjoy an orientation walk and savour a streetfood lunch.
Day 3 - 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.
Day 4 - 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.
Day 5 - 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).
Day 6 - 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.
Day 7 - 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.
Day 8 - Catania
Depart at any time.