Discover West Sicily with a private Guide Driver. Find influences of the Greeks, Romans and Arabs. Moreover Normans, Swabian and Spanish. In religious architecture and in archeology. In the dialect and in addition to popular traditions. Furthermore in a unique cuisine.
Covered by fertile ground born from the rage of molten magma. And caressed by tropical air. Sicily has been sought after by more civilizations than most of history can recall. It is no surprise that an island as blessed, cursed and fought over by the gods, as this one has been, would find humans smitten as well.
West Sicily Itinerary – tour can be fully customized:
Day 1 – Admire the rich heritage of PALERMO. Including the architectural masterpieces of the Normans. The old part of town hides the culture of the city, the beautiful sights. In addition to the architecture and the typical street markets. In MONREALE is the apotheosis of Norman architecture. With its splendid mosaics from the 12th century. It is part of the World Heritage Arab Norman Period. Built under William II.
Day 2 – Departure from Palermo with your Driver Guide for a full day tour to CEFALU’ and the Madonie Park. We’ll visit the medieval wash place during a stroll trough the characteristic streets. And finally the Norman Cathedral from the 12th century. After that you don’t want to miss a meal with Sicilian specialities. Let’s drive to a typical Sicilian village. Beautifully located in the Madonie Mountains. (Optional FOOD&WINE Experience).
Day 3 – Dedicate the morning to the archeological area in SEGESTA. Located in the western part of Sicily. Temple and Theater from the 5th century BC are embedded within a wonderful landscape. Continue to ERICE. A stroll trough the cobblestoned streets of the medieval town will take us to the public garden. Nearby are the ruins of the Norman castle. The sight from here is stunning.
duration 3 days • from € 450
- Guided tours inside the archeological areas and monuments.
- English speaking local guide driver.
- Transportation by Top Class Mercedes Minivan.
- Parking/Highway fees.
- Admission fees.
- Meals & Beverages.