The Essence of Sicily

Best of Tour

Enjoy a customizable Best of Sicily Tour. Start from Palermo, Taormina and from Catania with a private Guide Driver

Private Sicily tours with a Guide Driver is probably the best you can opt for a trip to Sicily. All private Sicily tours may be customized and arranged in agreement to your schedule. Travel from west to east and also from north to south. Further visit the highlights and culture of the island. Finally the delicious cuisine and first-class wines.

The beautiful island of Sicily is poised between Europe and Africa. Further it has also seen many invaders. Nearly all of whom have left their mark in art in addition to a unique architecture. Certainly it is also a land of myth and enigma. Also Pagan below the Catholic surface. Furthermore troubled by the shadow of the Mafia. Pestilence, earthquakes, wars, insurrections and volcanic eruptions have played important parts in its dramatic history. Including some of the world’s best-preserved Ancient Greek ruins.

Day 1

Walking Tour

During a Walking Tour you’ll admire the rich heritage and the culture of PALERMO. Night in Palermo.

Day 1
Day 2

West Coast Tour

Visit the medieval town ERICE and also the archeological area in SEGESTA. Night in Palermo.

Day 2
Day 3

Foodie & Sicilian Village Tour

Enjoy a day outside the city. Visit a SICILIAN VILLAGE inside Madonie National Park and CEFALÙ. Finally savor a SLOW FOOD MEAL at a local Agriturismo (Farm Restaurant). Night in Palermo.

Day 3
Day 4

UNESCO Site

Drive to PIAZZA ARMERINA and visit the famous ROMAN VILLA. A UNESCO World Heritage Site. Night in Catania

Day 4
Day 5

Ancient & Baroque Splendors

Departure for SYRACUSE. Visit the Archaeological Park and discover also its old quarter ORTYGIA. Finally drive to the baroque town NOTO to admire this impressive scenic style. Night in Catania.

Day 5
Day 6

Beauty & the Beast

Drive up till 6500 feet on Mt.ETNA. Soak up the atmosphere of the volcano as you walk at the nearby Silvestri Craters. Continue to TAORMINA, the pearl of the Ionian Sea. Night in Catania.

Day 6
Customizable Private Tour
Culture
History
Food & Wine
Photo Opportunities
from €850*
*Price varies by group size
Guided Tours inside Archeological Areas and Towns
English speaking Guide Driver
Private Transport by Premium Mercedes Minivan
Pick up/Drop off at the Hotel
Parking/Highway Fees
Accommodation
Admission fees
Meals & Beverages
Day 1

Ancient & Baroque Splendors

Departure for SYRACUSE and ORTYGIA. In the afternoon drive to the baroque town of NOTO. Night in Catania.

Day 1
Day 2

Beauty & the Beast

Drive up till 6500 feet on Mt.ETNA. The biggest and most active volcano of Europe. Finally continue to TAORMINA, also called the pearl of the Ionian Sea. Night in Catania.

Day 2
Day 3

Greek & Roman Heritage

Drive to PIAZZA ARMERINA to visit the famous Roman Villa. It is certainly among the most luxurious of its kind. Continue to AGRIGENTO for the Valley of Temples. Night in Agrigento.

Day 3
Day 4

Sicilian Countryside Tour

Visit the archeological area in SELINUNTE. Taste local Olives and also Olive Oil at an Organic Olive Farm. Finally continue to MONREALE. The Cathedral is surely the apotheosis of Norman architecture in Sicily. Night in Palermo.

Day 4
Day 5

Walking Tour

PALERMO – Visit also the Arab Norman heritage of the capital. During a 3 hour guided WALKING TOUR. Night in Palermo.

Day 5
Day 6

West Coast Tour

Visit the medieval town ERICE and also the archeological area in SEGESTA. Night in Palermo.

Day 6
Customizable Private Tour
Culture
History
Food & Wine
Photo Opportunities
from €850*
*Price varies by group size
Guided Tours inside Archeological Areas and Towns
English speaking Driver Guide
Private Transport by Premium Mercedes Minivan
Pick up/Drop off at the Hotel
Parking/Highway Fees
Accommodation
Admission fees
Meals & Beverages

The largest island in the Mediterranean is also one of the most culturally and geographically diverse regions of Italy. Further the island’s giddying sequence of conquering kingdoms left behind enthralling architectural remnants. Sicily’s eclectic history, including Greek, Arab, Norman, Spanish, and English influences. It is represented in its unique cuisine and fascinating variety of architecture. And a lovely scenery plus great food. Eat this: Arancini (deep fried rice balls). All versions of eggplant, especially caponata. Furthermore dishes that include sardines and definitely cannoli. In summer a refreshing granita is the better choice.

Sicily’s eclectic history is represented in its fascinating variety of architecture and in its unique cuisine and great food.

Sicily is also located in the heart of the Mediterranean. At the intersection of civilization’s greatest cardinal points. Nonetheless its vulnerable, beautiful coastline is a permeable membrane. It has also enabled the passage of people and ideas for millennia. As those foreign influences accumulated, they created the base of the ever-fluid Sicilian identity. One both hospitable and protective of regional character. They are also among the Mediterranean’s most prolific farmers with grapevines planted across the island. 

Discover on a Best of Sicily Tour the Island’s Giddying Sequence of Conquering Kingdoms left behind enthralling Architectural Remnants

Furthermore Sicily’s culture has been richly shaped by adversity. Pestilence, earthquakes, wars, also insurrections. And volcanic eruptions have played important parts in its dramatic history. The island’s giddying sequence of conquering kingdoms left behind enthralling architectural remnants. Including some of the world’s best-preserved Ancient Greek ruins. Sicily boasts a huge variety of excellent wines In addition to superb traditional dishes.

“I do not envy God’s paradise because I am so satisfied to live in Sicily

Frederic II of Swabia

Sicily is the Mediterranean’s largest island. Also placed right at its centre. It is certainly among the most richly influenced by those civilizations that have reached its shores. From the Greeks to the Arabs and all those European dominators. Who at times were also smitten by it. They all have held the crown, from the Norman and Swabian to the French and Spanish.