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Small Group Tour of Sicily: Highlights - Sicily Activities
8 days

Small Group Tour of Sicily: Highlights

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
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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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  • Personalise your trip

    Make changes to the itinerary, accommodation, or transport method

  • Increased safety during COVID

    Spend the majority of time amongst your group to reduce exposure to others

  • Travel more exclusively

    Your tour guide can focus all their attention on your group

  • Travel for a special occasion

    Celebrate an important event by only travelling with your friends or family

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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    4.8
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.8
  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.9
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.7
  • Accommodation
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    4.6
  • Food
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  • Small Group Tour of Sicily: Highlights reviewer 1
    · September 12th, 2020
    I don’t usually book group tours but I loved the itinerary, convenience and experiences offered in this tour. Due to Covid, I was the only person booked the week I wanted to travel But Massimo came up with a plan that worked for me. Each of the... Show more
    Trip date: September 2020
  • L
    · March 19th, 2020
    I couldn’t be happier! It was a pleasure dealing with Alex at Sicily Activities. I booked the Small Group Highlights after doing extensive research. I am a Travel Consultant so I know the business and felt I had found a gem of a company. One that... Show more
    Trip date: January 2020
  • Small Group Tour of Sicily: Highlights reviewer 3
    · November 12th, 2019
    I would highly recommend this tour with Sicily Activities. Seven days is certainly not enough to see and experience this magnificent land but the itinerary was thoughtfully designed to include as much as possible yet provide ample personal time. All... Show more
    Sicily Activities commented on this review
    Thank You so much Ellen for Your nice review and for Your feedback. We will take into consideration to improve our services. Warm regards Massimo
    Trip date: October 2019
  • Small Group Tour of Sicily: Highlights reviewer 4
    · November 7th, 2019
    Tour for the small group ( 8 people) was planned very well and execute on schedule without any issues. All guides have been very knowledgeable as well as excellent drivers and assisted us in any way possible to our satisfaction. Massimo was always in... Show more
    Sicily Activities commented on this review
    Dear Atael, thank You so much for Your nice review and feedback on what should be improved. We will do our best to do it. Warm regards Massimo
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    Trip date: October 2019
  • DH
    · October 29th, 2019
    Just what we were looking for. Relaxed, yet thorough. Small group was ideal. Guides were good, especially Valerio (patient and informative) Valeria in Ortigia, and Salvo in the Palermo street tour. Nice to bond with fellow travelers. We appreciated the... Show more
    Sicily Activities commented on this review
    Hi Dennis, thank You so much for Your beautiful review. I will share it with all our staff that was very happy to lead You throughout the entire tour. Warm regards Massimo
    Trip date: September 2019
  • FL
    · October 25th, 2019
    Most of the tour was great. The transportation from Syracuse to Palermo was terrible. The van was very uncomfortable, seeming to have no shocks in it. Also, the driver was inattentive as he was on the phone most of the time. He also made us walk several... Show more
    Sicily Activities commented on this review
    Dear Frances, thank You so much for Your review. We are sorry You felt a bit uncomfortable on the way from Syracuse to Palermo. It's a long way, we know. I will investigate about the luggages, because this never should happen. But finally we are happy... Show more
    Trip date: October 2019
  • KD
    · October 25th, 2019
    Moden tour company!!! It was fantastic!!! Not touresty at all .You really felt like a local! Very well organized and knowledgeable guilds. Great food wine and very fun! L 9o ts of down time for yourself to explore!! I highly reccomend thos company !!!
    Sicily Activities commented on this review
    Hi Krissie, thank You so much for Your words. We do always our best to let our Guests enjoy our tour. Warm regards Massimo
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    Trip date: September 2019
  • DS
    · October 22nd, 2019
    The tour was much more then expected. It was Excellent. All of our guides were great and showed us their undivided attention. Sicily Activities (Massimo) went out of their way to arrange a side trip prior to the start of the tour. It was a pleasure... Show more
    Sicily Activities commented on this review
    Hi Doreen, thank You so much for Your review and nice words. Was a big pleasure for us to assist You in creating Your extra day before the tour. All the best Massimo
    Trip date: October 2019
  • DK
    · October 21st, 2019
    We were attracted by the interesting itinerary and it more than met our expectations, all very well organized. Personality and knowledge of the guides made the tours exciting and very enjoyable. Meals and wine tastings were exceptional, accommodations... Show more
    Sicily Activities commented on this review
    Dear Daniel, Thank You so much for Your nice words :) Warm regards Massimo
    Trip date: September 2019
  • SB
    · October 20th, 2019
    Great tour! Will recommend it to my friends.
    Sicily Activities commented on this review
    Hi Svetlana, thank You for Your review. We will take care of Your friends too :) Warm regards Sicily Activities Team
    Trip date: September 2019

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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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      As a traveller from USA, Canada, England, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F, L.

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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.
      • Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.
    • Payment information
      • For any tour departing before June 11th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after June 11th, 2021, 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.
      • Some departure dates and prices may vary and Sicily Activities will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
      • The following cards are accepted for "Sicily Activities" tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.
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