Unique Sicily Experience
A Unique experience covering the most important and attractive ancient cities of this magnificent Island.
Start in Catania and the old Roman city of Taormina; continue with a visit to Mount Etna, the active Volcano of southern Europe. Weather permitting hike this volcano up to 800 meters followed by a Jeep ride to the crater.
After this wonderful experience continue and Enjoy a visit of Syracuse, which during the Greek Age was one of the more powerful cities on the island. Visit to the archaeological zone: the Greek Theatre, the Roman Amphitheatre, the Ear of Dionysus and the Latomie. Walk through the historical centre on the Ortigia Island to admire the Cathedral, the Aretusa fountain and the ancient streets. Time. Afternoon : Depart for a visit of Noto a splendid baroque city
Then Proceed to Modica , the ancient capital of Contea, a city full of fascinating architectural, artistic and scenic attractions, unique among those pertaining to the splendid Sicilian Baroque period.
The tour of Sicily cannot be completed without visiting the magnificent Piazza Armerina and Agrigento
Piazza Armerina, a small town in the south-central part of the Island. Visit the Villa Romana del Casale, a Roman country villa of the 3rd century, famous for its precious mosaics. Afternoon: Depart to Agrigento to visit the beautiful Valley of the Temples, one of the most representative sites of Greek Civilization in the Mediterranean area. Visit to the Temple of Hercules, the Temple of Juno, the Temple of Castor and Pollux and the wonderful Temple of Concord. After these sights continue to Selinunte on the southern coast towards Agrigento. Visit the archaeological area, the largest in Europe. Selinunte was one of the most important town of Western Sicily , in constant struggle against Segesta for power.
A visit to Marsala, a town on the Western coast famous for its wine production.
Visit to Salt marshes , then transfer to a farm house for an : Oil Tasting along with a visit to an Olive Oil Frantoio . A visit to Erice, a nearby medieval town, located at the top of the homonymous mountain set 751 meters above the sea level and overlooking the whole Western region, the Mediterranean Sea and the Egadi Islands. Walking visit of its characteristic historical centre.
At last, a visit to Palermo. This ancient town has been a crossroads for civilization in the Mediterranean for ages and ages. Here, visit and seek out signs of its ancient “grandeur”: the Norman Palace and the Palatine Chapel, the church of San Giovanni degli Eremiti, the Cathedral, Quattro Canti square, etc. Walk through the streets of the historical center, and visit to the town’s popular Vucciria market.
A visit to Monreale an ancient village atop Palermo, famous for its wonderful Norman Cathedral and the adjoining cloister, architectural masterpieces of King Roger II.
Continue a visit of this wonderful capital filled with ancient sights and magnificent churches and cathedral filled with golden mosaics to remind us of a rich era when Sicily was the envy of the world.