Country Roads of Southern Italy & Sicily (2020)

Country Roads of Southern Italy & Sicily (2020) - Insight Vacations
Country Roads of Southern Italy & Sicily (2020) - Insight Vacations
2 reviews
+9 Destinations
South Italy


  • Stroll and discover hidden wonders of Ancient Rome
  • Admire the rainbow-coloured views of perfect Positano
  • Bask in the masterpiece that is the Sistine Chapel
  • Walk the fortified ridge of the Valley of the Temples
Age range
5 to 99 year olds
Max Group Size
Coach / Bus, Private Vehicle, Plane
Travel style
In-depth Cultural, Coach / Bus
Insight Vacations
Start in Rome and end in Palermo! With the in-depth cultural tour Country Roads of Southern Italy & Sicily (2020), you have a 14 day tour package taking you from Rome to Palermo and through Rome, Italy and 9 other destinations in Italy. Country Roads of Southern Italy & Sicily (2020) includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.


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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Welcome to the Eternal City of Rome.
  2. Day 2: Rome with the Locals.
  3. Day 3: VIP Vatican, St. Peters Basilica and on to Sorrento.
  4. Day 4: Exploring Capri, the Isle of Dreams.
  5. Day 5: Pompeii, Matera and Alberobello.
  6. Day 6: The Trulli of Alberobello.
  7. Day 7: Alberobello at Leisure.
  8. Day 8: Journey South to Maratea.
  9. Day 9: To Sicily and the Taormina Riviera.
  10. Day 10: Free time on the Taormina Riviera.
  11. Day 11: The dawn coast of Europe.
  12. Day 12: Agrigento, the Valley of the Temples and on to Palermo.
  13. Day 13: Palermo and the Golden Age of the Normans.
  14. Day 14: Depart Palermo.

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

2 Reviews

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  • A
    Written on October 20, 2019
    3.5 - Good

    We booked this trip with very high intentions as this was not cheap, With the exception of two hotels included in the thirteen day trip only two really came close to a five star rating. I have travelled quite a bit through Italy and it boggles the mind as... Read more

    Insight Vacations commented on this review
    Thank you for sharing your feedback, we are truly disappointed to hear that your experience with Insight Vacations on the Country Roads of Southern Italy and Sicily did not meet the standards you had perhaps hoped for. We will be sure to review your comments with our team to see where possible improvements could be made to better the overall quality of our services. Moreover, we hope to have the opportunity to restore your full faith in our guided holidays in the near future.
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  • M
    Written on May 4, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    I had some additional holiday time and would be travelling solo, and decided to choose Insight Vacations to explore Italy. This stunning journey visits some truly must-see southern Italian sights, such as Rome, Sorrento, Pompeii, Capri, Matera, Alberobello,... Read more

    Insight Vacations commented on this review
    It is with great delight to learn about what an amazing time you had on your first Insight Vacations trip. Also, we are extremely proud of our Travel Directors and how much effort they put into making your time on the road as relaxing and seamless as possible. That being said, we are overjoyed to have been given the opportunity to host you and we definitely look forward to discovering more great destinations with you soon.
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    • Is travel insurance recommended?

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      A guide will accompany you on the tour.

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    Rome is the starting point and Palermo is the endpoint.
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    Covering a total distance of approx 1,155 km.
    • Rome (Italy)
    • 210 km
    • Pompeii (Italy)
    • 16 km
    • Sorrento (Italy)
    • 15 km
    • Capri (Italy)
    • 15 km
    • Sorrento (Italy)
    • 188 km
    • Matera (Italy)
    • 55 km
    • Alberobello (Italy)
    • 156 km
    • Maratea (Italy)
    • 242 km
    • Taormina (Italy)
    • 162 km
    • Agrigento (Italy)
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