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Highlights of Sicily & Southern Italy

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Highlights of Sicily & Southern Italy - Globus
Highlights of Sicily & Southern Italy - Globus
Charles "The tour of Southern Italy & Sicily was my first with Globus with my contact in Hamilton, Ontario. Initially there was a problem with a cancelled outgoing flight that I was never notified of and was never corrected until two weeks later. Globus International solved the problem and put me on the direct flight I had been expecting from Toronto to Rome and they paid the difference, but by this time t..."
Good
5 reviews
Starts
Rome
+9 Destinations
South Italy
Ends
Palermo
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Highlights

Start in Rome and end in Palermo! With the in-depth cultural tour Highlights of Sicily & Southern Italy, you have a 14 day tour package taking you from Rome to Palermo and through Rome, Italy and 9 other destinations in Italy. Highlights of Sicily & Southern Italy includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
8 to 80 year olds
Max Group Size
50
Transportation
Coach / Bus, Ferry
Travel style
In-depth Cultural, Coach / Bus
Operator
Globus

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: ARRIVE IN ROME, ITALY
  2. Day 2: ROME–CASTEL GANDOLFO–SORRENTO COAST
  3. Day 3: SORRENTO COAST. EXCURSION TO CAPRI
  4. Day 4: SORRENTO COAST. EXCURSION TO POMPEII
  5. Day 5: SORRENTO COAST–NAPLES–BARI
  6. Day 6: BARI–LECCE–ALBEROBELLO
  7. Day 7: ALBEROBELLO
  8. Day 8: ALBEROBELLO–MATERA–SCILLA–REGGIO CALABRIA
  9. Day 9: REGGIO CALABRIA–TAORMINA RIVIERA
  10. Day 10: AT LEISURE IN TAORMINA RIVIERA
  11. Day 11: AT LEISURE IN TAORMINA RIVIERA
  12. Day 12: TAORMINA RIVIERA–AGRIGENTO–PALERMO
  13. Day 13: PALERMO
  14. Day 14: PALERMO

Travel guide

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What's included

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

5 Reviews

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Good
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Average
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  • MD
    Written on November 1, 2019
    4.0 - Good

    The tour covered long distances. Each day covered too many sights, though it would be impossible to travel there as an individual. I loved each place we visited, plus all the excursions, but it could have been at a slower pace. People became tired and... Read more

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  • R
    Written on October 9, 2019
    4.0 - Good

    It was a good tour overall. The guide and bus driver were wonderful. None of the hotels shown on the website were the ones we stayed in. Some of the hotels were not first class and really outdated. The one in Sorrento was really disappointing. The... Read more

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  • Highlights of Sicily & Southern Italy reviewer 3
    Written on June 11, 2019
    1.0 - Bad

    Expect no help, ignored, no resolution if issue on tour occurs Rate 0 Rate 0, would never touch Globus or Cosmos tour again. Be warned if there is an issue with your tour - Don't expect Globus to help you or provide a resolution – care factor is nil. Don't... Read more

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  • Highlights of Sicily & Southern Italy reviewer 4
    Written on April 28, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    One of the best tour we have being a true Sicilian experience would highly recommend.

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  • CB
    Written on December 6, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    The tour of Southern Italy & Sicily was my first with Globus with my contact in Hamilton, Ontario. Initially there was a problem with a cancelled outgoing flight that I was never notified of and was never corrected until two weeks later. Globus... Read more

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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • Do you arrange airport transfers?

      Airport transfers are not included in the tour, however, they can be arranged at an additional cost with our customer support team once your booking is confirmed.

    • When and where does the tour end?

      The tour ends in Palermo after breakfast on the morning of the last day of the tour. The final hotel will most likely be Grand Hotel Piazza Borsa, however, all accommodations are subject to change until your final documents are released.

    • When and where does the tour start?

      This tour starts in Rome at the Della Conciliazione hotel, however, please note, all accommodation is subject to change until your final documents are released. The first day is just an arrivals day so you can arrive at any time you wish however at 5pm there is a meeting and a special welcome dinner which you can join in if you wish too.

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    Location
    Rome is the starting point and Palermo is the endpoint.
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    Payment(s)
    For any tour departing before 12 January 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 12 January 2020, a minimum payment of $250 is required to confirm your booking with Globus. 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 50 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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    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 1,034 km.
    • Rome (Italy)
    • 189 km
    • Naples (Italy)
    • 26 km
    • Sorrento (Italy)
    • 15 km
    • Capri (Italy)
    • 15 km
    • Sorrento (Italy)
    • 16 km
    • Pompeii (Italy)
    • 179 km
    • Matera (Italy)
    • 170 km
    • Calabria (Italy)
    • 165 km
    • Taormina (Italy)
    • 162 km
    • Agrigento (Italy)
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