Escorted Treasures of Sicily

Italy in 9 Days, 7 Nights in Destination

The perfect trip to discover the baroque elegance of Sicily. Enjoy a guided tour of the island’s most iconic cities, from Syracuse to Palermo and Catania, with time to soak up the local flavor in Ragusa, Agrigento, and Cefalú.

Start your tour with the awe-inspiring Neapolis Archaeological Park in Syracuse. Marvel at the archaeological wonders and UNESCO sites tucked away in Ragusa and Agrigento and get lost in the charming streets of Palermo. Admire Norman architecture in the coastal town of Cefalú before rounding off your tour in Catania with the impressive Piazza del Duomo and local flair in Crociferi Street.

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Travel: 9 Days
Accommodations: 7 Nights
Meals: Some meals
Availability: Departures available until November 2024


  • Catania
  • Cefalu
  • Mount Etna
  • Palermo
  • Ragusa
  • Syracusa


  • All flights
  • Accommodation
  • Some transfers
  • Activities
  • Some meals


It’s time to discover the treasures of Sicily! Pack your bags and head to your departure airport, ready for a flight to Catania.* Night on board.

* If either your outbound or inbound flights depart in the early hours (before 4:00 a.m.) you must arrive at the airport the night before the indicated departure day.

Arrive in Catania, on Sicily’s east coast, and make your own way to the hotel. Depending on your arrival time, the remainder of the day is free to begin exploring this ancient port city on the foot of Mt. Etna. Meet your local guide in the evening. Overnight stay in Catania.

Breakfast at the hotel. Today, head to Syracuse, a UNESCO World Heritage site since 2005, to marvel at the beautiful Neapolis Archaeological Park. Feast your eyes on the splendid Teatro Greco and imposing Roman Amphitheatre, amongst other archaeological wonders. Continue your tour through the historical center of picturesque Ortigia, where you can admire the pristine facade of the Duomo in the main square. In the afternoon, we’ll head to Noto, the epicenter of Sicilian baroque architecture, where you’ll end the tour with the marvelous Nicolaci Villadorata Palace. Rest of the day at your leisure to continue soaking up the baroque elegance of Noto. Dinner and overnight stay in Ragusa.

Breakfast at the hotel. Start the day exploring the enchanting historical center of Ragusa Ibla. Our tour will pass countless churches and architectural troves tucked up in this UNESCO World Heritage site. Enjoy a chocolate tasting at the world-famous Sabadì chocolatier where you’ll taste a range of sensational Sicilian flavors such as wild mint and lemon. Continue the tour up to the fascinating Castro Grimaldi Palace to catch stunning views of Modica before heading back down for lunch in the shade of the Orti di San Giorgio gardens. Round off the tour with an afternoon visit to Piazza Armerina where you can marvel at intricate mosaics on the pavements of the magnificent Villa Romana del Casale. Transfer, dinner, and overnight stay in Agrigento.

Breakfast at the hotel. Kickstart your tour with another breathtaking UNESCO World Heritage site. Today, you’ll visit the world-famous Valle dei Templi where the remains of the ancient city Akragas can still be seen through the almond trees. Once you’ve soaked up the wonder of the three temples, your tour will continue to the enchanting port city of Marsala, past noble palaces, baroque churches, and impressive monuments. We’ll stop for a guided tour and wine tasting at the Florio winery where you’ll see the majestic casks from the end of the XIX century that give Marsala wine its characteristic taste! We’ll have a light lunch at the bodega before continuing along the great Salt Road. Enjoy some of the oldest salt flats in the world on this famous route between Trapani and Marsala where the warm waters are home to a variety of fish, crustaceans, and vegetation. Transfer and overnight stay in Palermo.

Breakfast at the hotel. Start your tour today with a visit to the beautiful town of Monreale to see its magnificent Arab-Norman cathedral. After, you’ll head into Palermo to discover the charm of this beautiful city located at the foot of Monte Pellegrino. Marvel at the variety of architectural styles that converge seamlessly in this quintessentially Italian city. Wander round the city and explore its imposing cathedral, the beautiful Martorana church, and the spectacular fusion of cultures and religions in the Palatine Chapel. Enjoy a nutritious lunch of typical local produce before heading over to the old Kalsa neighborhood to admire the Massimo Theater and toss a coin in the fountain on Plaza Pretoria. Overnight stay in Palermo.

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the idyllic coastal town of Cefalú, known for its stunning beaches and iconic tourist port (as seen in the hit series White Lotus), where we’ll start our tour with the beautiful Norman cathedral. We’ll stop for lunch at a delicious renowned restaurant before continuing the tour towards the magnificent baroque town of Catania, another UNESCO World Heritage site. Discover the countless treasures tucked away in this stunning little town where white limstone glistens as we see the impressive Piazza del Duomo with its imposing cathedral and visit famous landmarks including the baroque Crociferi street. We’ll stop at a local bar to enjoy a typical Sicilian snack of brioche and granita, a delicious semi-frozen fruit slush. Transfer back to the hotel and enjoy some free time to explore Catania. Overnight stay in Catania.

Breakfast at the hotel. Our tour will start with a brief stop at the iconic old fish market before we make our way to the unmissable Mount Etna, Europe’s highest active volcano and a true feast for the eyes! You’ll be immersed in a variety of flora and fauna as we make our way to the awe-inspiring Crateri Silvestri. These extinct volcanic craters are a real sight to behold. Afterwards, you’ll have the opportunity to taste some local honey and other delicacies before getting lunch in a charming local restaurant. From here, we’ll head to picturesque Taormina, one of the most important archaeological sites in Italy and the filming location of the second season of the hit series White Lotus, to visit a fascinating Greek-Roman theater. You’ll have some free time to explore Taormina’s medieval streets, shop for some local souvenirs, and take in the stunning views of Etna, a must-see when in Sicily. We’ll end the day with panoramic views of the magnificent Cyclops Riviera, a stretch of coastline laden with myths and legends. Transfer back to the hotel. Overnight stay in Catania.

Breakfast at the hotel.* At the indicated time, transfer on your own way to your return flight back to the Canada. Arrive in the Canada and end your trip.

* Depending on the return flight schedule and the hotel breakfast service, you may not be able to enjoy the included breakfast on the last day.

** Depending on the return flight schedule, you may arrive in the Canada the next day and the total duration of the trip would be 10 days.

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