Day 1 Letojanni
Make your own way to the hotel where your Holiday Director will meet you for your welcome meeting this evening.Meals included: D
Day 2 TaorminaMount Etna is Europe’s tallest active volcano, standing at approximately 3,329m high. Globally significant, this immense peak is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This morning you’ll enjoy a truly memorable experience as you journey up in a cable car. Taormina is perched on a cliff top, overlooking two beautiful sweeping bays. During our included afternoon excursion we will also visit the magnificent Greco-Roman theatre. Meals included: B,D
Day 3 Letojanni - at Leisure
Spend the day as you please, enjoying the facilities of the hotel or at the nearby beach. Alternatively join an optional excursion to the historical city of Syracuse where we’ll explore the old town of Ortigia with a guide followed by time to explore at your leisure.Meals included: B,D
Day 4 Piazza ArmerinaThe fascinating Villa del Casale, a Roman villa built in the 4th century, is another of the island’s many UNESCO World Heritage Sites. This fascinating structure, located just outside the town of Piazza Armerina, boasts the richest and most complex collection of Roman mosaics in the world. Meals included: B,D
Day 5 CefaluThe popular seaside town of Cefalù is set on a rocky headland and boasts lovely sandy beaches. We will visit this pretty fishing port today. It is dominated by one of Sicily’s finest Norman cathedrals, which houses some of the island’s earliest and best preserved Byzantine mosaics. Meals included: B,D
Day 6 Campofelice Di Roccella - at LeisureThe ancient town of Agrigento showcases Sicily’s Greek past. On an optional excursion today your Local Guide will introduce you to the Valley of the Temples, one of the greatest examples of Greater Greece’s art and architecture, and one of Sicily’s major attractions. Meals included: B,D
Day 7 Palermo & Monreale
Today we’ll visit Palermo, Sicily’s vibrant capital, which boasts a wealth of architecture ranging in style from Arabic to Art Nouveau. We’ll stop at the market where we’ll be treated to a street food experience in a local cafe. Snacking on the street is a proud, centuries-old tradition in Palermo and we’re going to taste an array of authentic Sicilian delicacies. Watching over Palermo is the beautiful Monreale Cathedral, one of the greatest examples of Norman architecture in the world. The pleasant yet unremarkable exterior of the cathedral offers no clue as to the exquisite golden paintings and spectacular mosaics you’ll discover when you venture inside. This evening gather with your travelling companions for a farewell get-together.Meals included: B,L,D
Day 8 Departure
Today it's time to say goodbye to your fellow travellers as your holiday comes to an end.Meals included: B
Pools are typically open from May-October, at the discretion of the hotel.
Please note - 16 June 2023 & 8 September 2023 departures are women-only tours.For 2023 itinerary, please see our latest brochure (September 2022).