4.6
11 reviews
Classical Sicily - Explore!
8 days

Classical Sicily

From Syracuse to Giardini Naxos
Tour Operator:
Explore!
Max group size:
16
Age range:
14 to 85
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
124464
From
US $1,680
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Highlights

  • See the classical remains in the Valley of the Temples
  • Discover the walled medieval hilltop town of Erice
  • Admire the extensive mosaics at Villa Romana del Casal
  • Venture up Europe's tallest active volcano, Mount Etna

Itinerary

Start in Syracuse and end in Giardini Naxos! With the discovery tour Classical Sicily, you have a 8 day tour package taking you through Syracuse, Italy and 8 other destinations in Italy. Classical Sicily includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Join trip in Syracusa
  2. Day 2: Discover Syracusa's historic Neapolis and Ortygia Island
  3. Day 3: See the mosaics at Villa Romana del Casale and the Valley of the Temples
  4. Day 4: Explore Erice and the Greek ruins of Segesta en route to Palermo
  5. Day 5: Visit to the Palatine Chapel and Monreale Cathedral; free time in Palermo
  6. Day 6: Drive along the coast with a stop in Cefalu en route to Giardini Naxos
  7. Day 7: Chance to travel to Mount Etna; afternoon in Taormina
  8. Day 8: Trip ends in Giardini Naxos
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Hotel

Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.7
  • Guide
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.9
  • Accommodation
    Good
    4.0
  • Food
    Average
    3.0
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  • A
    · December 23, 2019
    I personally would have appreciated an additional day in Syracuse at the start.
    Trip date: June 2019
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  • A
    · December 23, 2019
    Thoroughly enjoyed the wonderful and varied history of Sicily.
    Trip date: June 2019
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  • A
    · December 23, 2019
    Very well lead holiday even got to go up Mount Etna on my birthday. Stunning views and memorable day to remember
    Trip date: May 2019
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  • A
    · December 23, 2019
    I have had 2 hip replacements and although slow was able to manage all walking, Susan very helpful and supportive
    Trip date: May 2019
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    · December 23, 2019
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    Trip date: October 2019
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    · December 23, 2019
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    Trip date: October 2019
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    · December 23, 2019
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    Trip date: October 2019
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    · December 23, 2019
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    Trip date: September 2019
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  • Classical Sicily reviewer 9
    · October 07, 2019
    Loved the tour of Sicily hit all the highlights, our guide Sue was amazing very knowledgeable and enthusiastic. Just wish we had more free time to explore on our own, felt rushed some of the time.
    Trip date: September 2019
  • N
    · September 30, 2019
    Excellent itinerary and very efficient tour. Really appreciated the efforts to arrive early at the most popular sites.
    Trip date: September 2019

Dates & Availability

8 days
Classical Sicily
From Syracuse to Giardini Naxos
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    • For any tour departing before 5 June 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 5 June 2020, a minimum payment of 30% is required to confirm your booking with Explore!. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 65 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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