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Sicily

The largest island in the Mediterranean Sea with strong Greek & Roman influences

Sample itinerary

Day Morning Afternoon Evening
1 Depart for Palermo Take a walking tour of the city of Palermo. See the highlights like the Palatina Chapel with its ancient mosaics, the Cathedral with the Royal & Imperial Tombs, the Palazzo Chiaromonte & the Neoclasssical Teatro Massimo Check into your accommodation & enjoy an evening meal
2 Full day's excursion to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Valley of the Temples in the archaeological site in Agrigento Explore the seven Doric style temples in Agrigento including the Temple of Heracles, The temple of June & the best preserved of all the Temple of Concordia with its impressive six column façade You will overnight in the Giardini Naxos area & enjoy an evening meal
3 Visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of Siracusa. See the Apollo Temple which dates back to the 6th Century AD then visit the Parco Archeologico della Neapolis & view the impressive Teatro Greco Travel north to Taormina to see the Ancient Greek theatre with views of the active volcano Mount Etna Overnight in the Giardini Naxos area & enjoy an evening meal
4 No visit to Sicily is complete without visiting stratovolcano Mount Etna, one of the world's most active volcanoes. Travel up the volcano to about 2,000 metres and on the way you'll pass solidified lava flows and see an extinct crater and some interesting landscapes Depart for home