Southern Italy and Sicily

Tour Type: Country Explorer
Brochure Type: Preview Europe and Britain 2022

The sun-kissed south and Sicily are the star attractions on this mesmerising southern Italy trip from Rome to Palermo. Taste local Sicilian wine on the slopes of snow-capped Mount Etna, learn about the ancient Greek heritage of Agrigento and get lost in the medieval cobbled streets of Erice.

Sightseeing Highlights
  • Explore Pompeii, Capri, Taormina, Agrigento and Palermo with a Local Specialist
  • Visit the Commonwealth War Cemetery in Cassino, the excavations at Pompeii, the ruins of the ancient Greek theatre at Taormina, the Valley of the Temples at Agrigento, Erice, Monreale Cathedral and Mondello
  • View the Benedictine Abbey at Monte Cassino, the fortress town of Enna and Palermo Cathedral
  • See St Peter's Basilica in Rome
  • Scenic Cruise to the Isle of Capri
Dining Highlights
  • 9 breakfasts
  • 5 dinners (including Be My Guest)
First class travel Highlights
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and up to half your evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Cruise to the Isle of Capri
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Handcrafted Highlights

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Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
Offer
Offer valid through 3/31/2021
Duration
10 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1RomeWelcome to Rome: Ciao Roma, the 'Eternal City', which you'll have an opportunity to explore on your own before meeting your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception this evening. Enjoy an orientation drive - a perfect introduction to this beautiful city, the centre of which has been proclaimed a UNESCO World Heritage Site with its ruins, imposing monuments, statues and fountains.
Grand Palatino
Day 2Ruins of Pompeii and SorrentoExplore the Ruins of Pompeii and Sorrento: From Rome, visit the Commonwealth War Cemetery in Cassino to commemorate those who died here in the WWII battle and view the Benedictine, originally founded by Saint Benedict in the 6th century. Next, stop at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Pompeii. Your Local Specialist will take you on a walking tour of the excavations buried for centuries under a layer of volcanic ash after Mount Vesuvius erupted. See such sites as the Gymnasium, the Temple of Apollo and the impressive Basilica before continuing to your hotel in Sorrento.
Johanna Park
Day 3A Day on the Isle of CapriA Day on the Isle of Capri: Take a ferry to Capri, the isle of sirens according to Greek mythology. You'll ascend to Capri town by funicular railway and see the famous Piazzetta during your guided walking tour with a Local Specialist. Spend some free time people-watching at one of the local cafes before returning to the mainland where you can enjoy free time in Sorrento.
Day 4TaorminaCross the Strait to Taormina: Drive south via Salerno and through Calabria, crossing the straits of Messina to Sicily and the beachside resort town of Giardini Naxos below Taormina. Tonight Connect With Locals during a Be My Guest experience hosted at a beautiful Sicilian winery and restaurant overlooking Mount Etna.
Sant Alphio Garden
Day 5TaorminaGardens and More in Taormina: Your Local Specialist will take you on a walking tour of Taormina on the slopes of Monte Tauro, overlooking the sea. Visit the Greek theatre and see the terraced botanical gardens. Then, stroll along the elegant Corso Umberto with a gelsi gelato and on to the Piazza for splendid panoramic views across the bay. Later, there's free time for shopping for souvenirs and handmade ceramics on the Corso.
Day 6TaorminaTaormina Your Way: Enjoy a full day to do as you please in this beautiful resort town. Shop, relax, see the sights of your choice or consider an Optional Experience. Whatever you decide, your Travel Director will be on hand to help you get the most out of your day. This evening, enjoy dinner at your hotel.
Day 7AgrigentoJourney to Ancient Agrigento: Enjoy views of Enna on the way to Agrigento, where your Local Specialist will take you to the Valley of the Temples - the finest Greek sanctuary in Sicily. See the splendid Temple of Concord and the Temple of Juno overlooking the sea.
Dioscuri Bay Palace
Day 8PalermoExplore Sicilian Towns and on to Palermo: Travel to Erice and discover this famous hilltop medieval town in western Sicily with its cobbled streets, Norman castles and stunning views of the sea, salt pans and wooded hillsides. Perhaps take a walk to the ruins of Venus Castle with its Balio Gardens. Before arriving in Palermo, the Sicilian capital, visit the chic seaside resort of Mondello, with its beautiful beach, popular with the elite Palermitans.
Garibaldi
Day 9MonrealeEnjoy the Views in Monreale: Meet your Local Specialist this morning for a sightseeing tour of Palermo. See Palermo's Opera House and the Cathedral. Travel to the town of Monreale for views of La Conca d'Oro and explore the magnificent 12th-century Norman Cathedral. Later join your companions and celebrate your journey with a Farewell Dinner at a local restaurant.
Day 10Journey HomeJourney Home: Say arrivederci to Sicily and your newfound friends at the end of a memorable holiday. Find out more about your free airport transfer at trafalgar.com/freetransfers.
Dates/Pricing

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04/07/2022$2,675.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
04/21/2022$2,725.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
04/28/2022$2,725.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
05/05/2022$2,725.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
05/12/2022$2,725.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
05/19/2022$2,725.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
05/26/2022$2,725.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
06/02/2022$2,725.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
06/09/2022$2,725.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
06/16/2022$2,725.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
06/23/2022$2,725.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
06/30/2022$2,725.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
07/07/2022$2,725.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
07/14/2022$2,725.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
07/21/2022$2,725.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
07/28/2022$2,750.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
08/04/2022$2,750.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
08/11/2022$2,750.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
08/18/2022$2,750.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
08/25/2022$2,775.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
09/01/2022$2,775.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
09/08/2022$2,775.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
09/15/2022$2,775.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
09/22/2022$2,775.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
09/29/2022$2,725.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
10/06/2022$2,725.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
10/13/2022$2,675.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
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