Secrets of Sicily Tour

Independent Tour, Customized to Your Dates

Palermo, Etna, Syracuse, Taormina, Agrigento

11 Days / 10 Nights
Tour Language: English

Tour Features

Sicily, the biggest island in the Mediterranean, is a melting pot of cultures, where Greek and Asian influences can be found in the architecture, the ancient ruins from different civilizations, and in the unique cuisine; a land where the earth spills fire from ancient volcanoes and the sun warms the emerald waters of the Mediterranean sea; a region of archaeological wonders, marvelous baroque towns and rich, ancient traditions. Sicily is not only a place of extraordinary monuments, enchantingly beautiful scenery and beautiful towns, it is also a land that offers an incredible variety of excellent vineyards, typical dishes and traditional foods. Discover the secrets of Palermo, the Norman Cathedral of Monreale, the breathtaking view of Erice, the stunning ancient ruins of Selinunte and Agrigento, get lost in the baroque town of Syracuse and explore the slopes of the Mount Etna then continue to the picturesque Town of Taormina in this independent 10 days tour. Explore Sicily at your own pace and let us to take care of all the worries for an unforgettable trip of a lifetime!

2021 Tour Price

  • 4 Star Accommodation (Double Occupancy) & private driver:€3,999 per person
  • 4 Star Accommodation (Double Occupancy) & intermediate car: €3,399 per person

Current Exchange Rates

Ciao Tours will guarantee the exchange rate at the time of full payment or 45 days prior to departure.


  • 3 Nights in Palermo Historical Centre
  • 1 Night in Agrigento
  • 3 Nights in Syracuse
  • 3 Nights in Taormina


  • Customize any option for just $50 (per person, per change)

What's Included

  • 10 Nights’ Accommodation at Unique hotels
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Private Driver for Daily Transfers and Excursions with Assistance in each City
  • Option: Intermediate Car Rental including all insurances
  • Private Walking Tours of Palermo, Selinunte, Agrigento and Syracuse
  • Entrances to the main archaeological areas
  • Private Wine Tastings with light lunch
  • Small Group tour visit of Etna
  • Includes All Taxes except local city taxes (amounts may vary)
  • Assistance from a Ciao Tours Italian Representative

What's Not Included

Air flights, travel insurance, tips, and anything not specifically mentioned in “What’s Included”.

Daily Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrival - Palermo

Private transfer from airport, then explore Palermo at your leisure.

No Meals Included On Day 1

Day 2 - Palermo
  • 3-hour private guided walking tour of Palermo including historical open markets Il Capo and Ballaro’
  • Palatine chapel, Royal Palace, Santa Caterina Church and La Martorana at Leisure
  • Reservation at traditional Sicilian Restaurant for supper

Meal Included: Buffet breakfast

Day 3 - Monreale, Erice & Trapani
  • Private driver for the day exploring the stunning Norman Bizantyne Cathedral of Monreale, the town of Erice and Trapani
  • Lunch at leisure in Erice

Meal Included: Buffet breakfast

Day 4 - Selinunte & Agrigento
  • Private Driver (or Car Rental) to Agrigento Hotel
  • 2-hour private guided walking tour of Selinunte
  • Entrances to the Archaeological Ruins
  • Wine Tasting with light Lunch near Marsala

Meals Included: Buffet breakfast & Light lunch

Day 5 - Agrigento, Noto & Syracuse
  • Private Transfer (or Car Rental) to Syracuse Hotel
  • 2-hour private guided tour of Valley of Temples
  • Entrances to the Archaeological Park
  • Transfer to Noto and tour of Noto at Leisure
  • Wine Tasting with light Lunch in Noto

Meals Included: Buffet breakfast & Light lunch

Day 6 - Syracuse
  • 4 Hours Private Walking tour of Syracuse
  • Entrances to the Archaeological Necropolis

Meal Included: Buffet breakfast

Day 7 - Syracuse
  • Relaxing Day in Syracuse

Meal Included: Buffet breakfast

Day 8 - Taormina
  • Private Transfer (or Car Rental) to Taormina Hotel through scenic Castel di Mola
  • Relaxing Time in Taormina at leisure

Meal Included: Buffet breakfast

Day 9 - Taormina & Mount Etna
  • Small Group Tour of Mount Etna
  • Transfer (or Car Rental) to Mount Etna and Return

Meal Included: Buffet breakfast

Day 10 - Taormina
  • Relaxing Day in Taormina

Meal Included: Buffet breakfast

Day 11 - Depart Catania

Private Transfer (or Car Rental) to Catania Airport & conclusion of tour.  

Meal Included: Buffet breakfast

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