Best of Tour

The Essence of

SICILY

Enjoy a Best Sicily Tour starting from Palermo, Taormina or Catania with a private Guide Driver.

Private Sicily tours with a Guide Driver are probably the best you can opt for a trip to Sicily. Every best tour 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. It has also seen many invaders. Nearly all of whom have left their mark in art in addition to a unique architecture. Including some of the world’s best-preserved Ancient Greek ruins. Certainly it is also a land of myth and enigma. 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.

Day 1

Arrive at Catania Airport

Transfer to Your hotel in Catania

Day 1
Day 2

Ancient & Baroque Splendors

Departure for Syracuse and Ortygia. The Greek capital of Sicily contending with Athens, as testified by its theatre and ancient vestiges. In the afternoon drive to the baroque town of Noto. This baroque town represents a southern twist on this impressive scenic style. Night in Catania.

Day 2
Day 3

Beauty & the Beast

Drive up till 6500 feet on Mt. Etna. The biggest and most active volcano of Europe and one of the most famous in the world. Finally continue to Taormina, also called the pearl of the Ionian Sea. Visit this lovely town including the Greek-Roman Theater. Night in Catania.

Day 3
Day 4

Greek & Roman Heritage

Drive to Piazza Armerina to visit the famous Roman Villa. It has probably the most extensive and spectacular mosaics of the late Roman era anywhere in the world. Continue to Agrigento for the Valley of Temples. It offers an array of incredible well-preserved Ancient Greek structures. Night in Agrigento.

Day 4
Day 5

Sicilian Countryside Tour

Visit the archeological area in Selinunte. Taste local Olives and also Extra-Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) at local Producer. Finally continue to Monreale. The Cathedral is surely the apotheosis of Norman architecture in Sicily. Night in Palermo.

Day 5
Day 6

Walking Tour

Palermo – Visit also the Arab Norman heritage of the capital. During a 3 hour guided Walking Tour. Great overview and orientation of the city. Ancient capital of a kingdom among the most ancient in Europe. Night in Palermo.

Day 6
Day 7

West Coast Tour

Visit the medieval town Erice with stunning views and amazing locations in Erice, plus great photo opportunities. Continue to the archeological area in Segesta. The well-preserved temple and the Greek theater were built in the late 5th century BC.Night in Palermo.

Day 7
Day 8

Departure

Transfer to Palermo Airport

Day 8
Customizable Private Tour
Culture
History
Food & Wine
Photo Opportunities
Guided Tours inside Archeological Areas and Towns
English speaking Driver Guide
Private Transport by Premium Mercedes Minivan
Pick up/Drop off at the Hotel
EVOO Experience
Parking/Highway Fees
Transfers from/to airports
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.

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.