Same as S2.1 Explore Taormina above, but with the addition of a driving tour to Savoca and the Mt. Etna viewpoint. In addition to being the largest active volcano in Europe, and one of the most active volcanoes in the world, Mt. Etna is known for her astonishingly beautiful landscape and breathtaking views of the Ionian sea. If you’re in the area, experiencing
This capital city of Sicily is over 2,700 years old. Originally founded by the Phoenicians and then falling into the hands of the Carthaginians before coming under Roman rule, Palermo is a city rich in ancient history. Today Palermo is home to seven UNESCO
Same as S2.2 Palermo above with the addition of a visit to the hillside town of Monreale which lies just outside Palermo. This lovely town is best known for its Norman-Byzantine Cathedral, the Duomo di Monreale, which is an UNESCO World Heritage
The Valley of the Temples ( or Valle dei Tempi in Italian) at Agrigento form the world’s largest archeological site. An UNESCO World Heritage site since 1997, this complex is by far one of the most popular tourist attractions in Sicily.
We will pick you up from the port of Messina and take you on an exploration of the charming city of Taormina. Sitting atop the ancient hilltop of Monte Tauro with the grand (and still volcanically active) Mount Etna in the background and breathtaking beaches touching the Ionian sea in the foreground, it’s no wonder that the gorgeous resort town of Taormina
Between the Apennines and the Tyrrhenian sea you will drive through beautiful volcanic lakes, mountains, vineyards and olive groves. Visit the famous lakeside resort of Bolsena on your own with it’s medieval castle plus free time to explore Viterbo, the former papal seat with the oldest and best preserved medieval quarter San Pellegrino. Have a wine-tasting lunch in the surrounding area before heading back to Rome along the motorway.