Sicily Exploration

Romantic
Romantic
12-17
days

Explore the luscious Mediterranean island of Sicily, whose great food, astonishing beaches and untamed landscapes will take you on a thrilling vacation.

In this trip

  • CultureCulture
  • Historic PlacesHistoric Places
  • Small TownsSmall Towns
  • Great FoodGreat Food
  • Night LifeNight Life

Trip itinerary

  • 1

    Palermo, Italy

  • 2

    Taormina, Italy

  • 3

    Syracuse, Italy

  • 4

    Ragusa, Italy

  • 5

    Agrigento, Italy

  • 6

    Erice, Italy

  • 7

    Palermo, Italy

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Things to do in and around Palermo

  • Palermo
  • Beautiful Mondello Sea
  • 036 Palermo neighborhood
  • Mondello Golfo2 HDR
  • Palermo Cathedral 2
  • Monreale
  • Cefalu, Sicile-88v
  • palazzo dei normanni
  • Castello-Utveggio
  • Valley of the Temples - Agrigento, Sicily
  • San Vito Lo Capo
   
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Palermo

Italy, Sicily region

FoodCultureHistoricBeachesActive2 nights

Noted for its history, culture, architecture, and culinary scene, Palermo is also a good base for day trips around the area.

Palermo is a city in Insular Italy, the capital of both the autonomous region of Sicily and the Province of Palermo. The city is noted for its history, culture, architecture and gastronomy, playing an important role throughout much of its existence; it is over 2,700 years old and located in the northwest of the island of Sicily, right by the Gulf of Palermo in the Tyrrhenian Sea.
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Things to do in and around Taormina

  • Da Taormina
  • Beehive house in Public Gardens in Taormina // Trip Sicily
  • Taormina
  • Sea Beach Taormina Sicilia Italy - Creative Commons by gnuckx
  • Taormina (Sicilië, Italië)
  • Mt Etna
  • ALBA Ognina Catania
  • Taormine, Sicile, vue de Castelmola
  • Italy-2690 - Bye to Savoca
   
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Taormina

Italy, Sicily region

Small townsBeachesHistoricCultureFood2 nights

Beautiful coastal town with great beaches, food and historic sites. A good base for exploring mount Etna.

Taormina is a small town on the east coast of the island of Sicily. Taormina has been a popular tourist destination since the 19th century. It has popular beaches (accessible via an aerial tramway) on the Ionian sea, which is remarkably warm. Taormina is perched on a cliff overlooking the Ionian sea, besides the ancient Greek theater, it has many old churches, lively bars, fine restaurants, and antique shops. Taormina is approximately a forty-five-minute drive away from Europe's largest active volcano, Mount Etna.
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Things to do in and around Syracuse

  • Syracuse, sur l'île d'Ortygie, Sicile -   Ortigia, Siracusa, Sicilia
  • Syracuse
  • Taormina-Sicilia-Italy - Creative Commons by gnuckx
  • Duomo of Syracuse
  • The Ear of Dionysius, Syracuse, Sicily, 2011
  • Mt Etna
  • ALBA Ognina Catania
  • Castello Maniace
  • Taormine, Sicile, vue de Castelmola
  • Enna Alta
  • Italy-2690 - Bye to Savoca
  • Valley of the Temples - Agrigento, Sicily
   
3

Syracuse

Italy, Sicily region

HistoricCultureFoodNight life3 nights

A coastal city notable for its archaeological sites, culture, and architecture, Syracuse is a treasure trove of Greek history.

Syracuse is a historic city in Sicily, the capital of the province of Syracuse. The city is notable for its rich Greek history, culture, amphitheaters, architecture, and as the birthplace of the preeminent mathematician and engineer Archimedes. This 2,700-year-old city played a key role in ancient times, when it was one of the major powers of the Mediterranean world. Syracuse is located in the southeast corner of the island of Sicily, right by the Gulf of Syracuse next to the Ionian Sea. The city is listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site
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Things to do in and around Ragusa

  • Ragusa Ibla, atardeciendo
  • Ragusa
  • Ragusa Ibla, atardeciendo
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  • Mt Etna
  • Valley of the Temples - Agrigento, Sicily
  • ALBA Ognina Catania
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  • Taormine, Sicile, vue de Castelmola
   
4

Ragusa

Italy, Sicily region

Small townsCultureFoodHistoric2 nights

Comprised of a hilltop and valley quarters, this historic city is rich in elaborate architecture, landmarks, and wonderful vistas.

Ragusa is a city and commune in southern Italy. It is the capital of the province of Ragusa, on the island of Sicily, with around 75,000 inhabitants. It is built on a wide limestone hill between two deep valleys, Cava San Leonardo and Cava Santa Domenica. Together with seven other cities in the Val di Noto, it is listed among the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The origins of Ragusa can be traced back to the 2nd millennium BC, when there were several Sicel settlements in the area. The city has two distinct areas, the lower and older town of Ragusa Ibla, and the higher Ragusa Superiore (Upper Town).
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Things to do in and around Agrigento

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  • La Piazza
  • Valley of the Temples - Agrigento, Sicily
  • Monreale
  • Cefalu, Sicile-88v
  • Enna Alta
  • Mt Etna
   
5

Agrigento

Italy, Sicily region

HistoricCultureFoodSmall townsBeaches2 nights

This city overlooks the sea, serving as a good base to explore the famous Greek ruins in the Valley of the Temples.

Agrigento, is a city on the southern coast of Sicily. It is renowned as the site of the ancient Greek city of Akragas one of the leading cities of Magna Graecia during the golden age of Ancient Greece. Ancient Akragas covers a huge area, much of which is still unexcavated today, but is exemplified by the famous Valle dei Templi ("Valley of the Temples"). This comprises a large area on the south side of the ancient city where seven monumental Greek temples in the Doric style were constructed during the 6th and 5th centuries BC. They constitute some of the largest and best-preserved ancient Greek buildings outside of Greece itself. They are listed as a World Heritage Site.
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Things to do in and around Erice

  • Erice - 1
  • 6 erice (11)
  • View from Erice, Trapani (Italy)
  • Monreale
  • San Vito Lo Capo
  • Valley of the Temples - Agrigento, Sicily
  • Cefalu, Sicile-88v
  • Trapani
   
6

Erice

Italy, Sicily region

Small townsCultureNatureBeaches2 nights

A genuine medieval mountain town overlooking the city of Trapani.

Erice is a historic town and commune in the province of Trapani in Sicily, Italy. Erice is located on top of Mount Erice, at around 750 metres (2,460 ft) above sea level, overlooking the city of Trapani. In the northeastern portion of the city there are the remains of ancient Elymian and Phoenician walls indicating different stages of settlement and occupation in antiquity. There are two castles that remain in the city: Pepoli Castle, which dates from Saracen times, and the Venus Castle, dating from the Norman period, built on top of the ancient Temple of Venus.
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Things to do in and around Palermo

  • Palermo
  • Beautiful Mondello Sea
  • 036 Palermo neighborhood
  • Mondello Golfo2 HDR
  • Monreale
   
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Palermo

Italy, Sicily region

FoodCultureHistoricBeachesActive0 nights

Noted for its history, culture, architecture, and culinary scene, Palermo is also a good base for day trips around the area.

Palermo is a city in Insular Italy, the capital of both the autonomous region of Sicily and the Province of Palermo. The city is noted for its history, culture, architecture and gastronomy, playing an important role throughout much of its existence; it is over 2,700 years old and located in the northwest of the island of Sicily, right by the Gulf of Palermo in the Tyrrhenian Sea.
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