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Small Group Tour of Sicily: Highlights - Sicily Activities

Small Group Tour of Sicily: Highlights

8 days
4.8
(71)
From Catania to Palermo
Tour Operator:
Sicily Activities
Max group size:
8
Physical rating:
Easy
Age range:
12 to 89
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
134757
Hygiene Measures:
Included
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Highlights

  • Get a full immersion that's rich in history, traditions and culture of the island
  • Be accompanied by local guides who know it best and know Sicily secrets
  • Experience Sicily though its incredible gastronomy, wines, art and music

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Itinerary

Start in Catania and end in Palermo! With the In-depth Cultural tour Small Group Tour of Sicily: Highlights, you have a 8 days tour package taking you through Catania, Italy and 9 other destinations in Italy. Small Group Tour of Sicily: Highlights includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: ARRIVAL AND EVENING TAORMINA FOOD & WINE TOUR
  2. Day 2: GODFATHER VS MAFIA TOUR WITH PASTA LUNCH & TAORMINA WALKING TOUR WITH GREEK THEATRE
  3. Day 3: ETNA TRIP UNTIL 1900/3000 MT WITH LUNCH IN ETNA WINERY
  4. Day 4: NOTO WALKING TOUR WITH SEAFOOD LUNCH IN MARZAMEMI & TRANSFER TO SYRACUSE
  5. Day 5: ORTIGIA WALKING TOUR
  6. Day 6: GUIDED VISIT OF TEMPLE VALLEY IN AGRIGENTO, LUNCH & TRANSFER TO PALERMO
  7. Day 7: PALERMO WALKING TOUR & WINE
  8. Day 8: DEPARTURE
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  • Meals
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  • Transport
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  • Insurance
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    Excellent
    4.8
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.8
  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.9
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.7
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.5
  • Food
    Excellent
    4.7
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  • D
    · July 29th, 2022
    I really enjoyed my trip with Sicily activities. I had been planning a trip to Sicily for some time. I am a single female and was traveling alone and I'm really happy that I ended up joining a tour for several reasons. First, it was really nice to... Show more
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    Trip date: July 2022
  • Small Group Tour of Sicily: Highlights reviewer 2
    · July 24th, 2022
    What an amazing tour! In every way it exceeded my expectations. It was the best organized, most spectacular tour I’ve ever taken. The guides were excellent (special kudos to Valero and Sem!). Somehow, it was magically the right combination of... Show more
    Trip date: July 2022
  • SD
    · July 12th, 2022
    This tour was excellent in every way! The organisation was brilliant and kept in touch to make sure we were all happy. The organisation of the tours was marvellous with tour guides who spoke English and were extremely knowledgeable. I would thoroughly... Show more
    Trip date: June 2022
  • Small Group Tour of Sicily: Highlights reviewer 4
    · June 30th, 2022
    This is a great tour for someone who wants to travel in a small group and to experience Sicily's culture and main attractions.
    Trip date: June 2022
  • MU
    · June 19th, 2022
    Massimo did a great job organising the excursions and accommodating last minute changes requested by members of the group. The sites were spectacular and well worth visiting. All the guides were knowledgeable and friendly. The Ariston Hotel was the... Show more
    Sicily Activities commented on this review
    Dear Madeleine, thank you so much for your kind feedback, I am verry happy you enjoyed the Tour and the island ,and our long-awaited meeting has happened! : ) Many apologies for hotel in Palermo! Our usual partnering hotel had last minute problems on... Show more
    Trip date: June 2022
  • SC
    · June 14th, 2022
    Most tours were good and informative. Siracusa hotel was less than desirable with Minimalist rooms, no Wi-Fi and below average breakfasts. Our tour to the fishing town with Sem was awful. He spoke little English, drove with head phones in, and... Show more
    Sicily Activities commented on this review
    Dear Sue, thank you so much for your review. Even if it is a big disappointment for me to know that the tour didn't meet you expectations, I am very grateful for your feedback as every opinion is very important to us. I am very sorry that heat was... Show more
    Trip date: June 2022
  • RB
    · June 10th, 2022
    We had a wonderful time on this tour. The guides were very knowledgeable and did a great job of giving us details of history and the local area. Transportation was readily available and timely for each tour. There is so much to see in Sicily. From... Show more
    Trip date: May 2022
  • MA
    · June 1st, 2022
    Massimo had everything working like a clock work. We are very happy with the itinerary and the service from top down. We will be glad to recommend this tour to anyone
    Trip date: May 2022
  • KR
    · May 28th, 2022
    Excellent tour all around Sicily. Nice introduction to the island. The host, Massimo, is always available and resolves any issues that unexpectedly pop up. You’ll be in good hands on this tour.
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    Trip date: May 2022
  • Small Group Tour of Sicily: Highlights reviewer 10
    · May 24th, 2022
    The tour was very good. Details well managed by tour director.
    Trip date: May 2022

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Small Group Tour of Sicily: Highlights
From Catania to Palermo
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Frequently Asked Questions

    • Which extra costs will be incurred during the tour, which are not included in price?

      Entrance fees in monuments, city taxes and optional Etna acsent until 3000 mt are not included in price. All the rest is included.

    • Do I meet different guides or just one during the whole trip?

      You will meet different local licensed guides carefully chosen by our company for every special excursion and activity included in Itinerary.

    • Can you assist with booking additional accommodation?

      Yes, absolutely. We would be happy to arrange any additional service you may need.

    • Do you arrange airport transfers?

      Private airport transfers with private driver are included in this tour.

    • Which kind of vehicles do you use?

      We use A/C 5 or 8 seats Mercedes cars. We never include public transportation in our Itineraries.

    • What type of accommodation do you use for this trip?

      We selected top rated centrally located hotels, 4 stars in Taormina and Palermo and 3 stars small boutique in Syracuse.

    • Do you charge a single supplement fee or can I be matched with another solo traveler?

      You can be accommodated as a solo traveler in a Single room with single supplement.

    • What is the average group size for this tour?

      The minimum size is 2 and maximum 8 persons in group.

    • Can I arrive some days before the tour starts or depart some days after the tour ends?

      Yes, sure, in this case your airport transfers will be moved to appropriate dates of your arrival and departure. And we would be also pleased to organize your accommodation and tours (if required) for extra days.

    • Where does this tour start and finish?

      This tour starts at Catania airport and ends at Palermo airport.

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      • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
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      • For any tour departing before October 12th, 2022 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after October 12th, 2022, a minimum payment of 10% is required to confirm your booking with Sicily Activities. 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 60 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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