A Tour of Sicily

with Cavaliere Rio Vitale

Starting At: $3,885.00 USD

Per Person, Double Occupancy

Single Supplement Add $780.00

Tour Destinations

Tour Details

Join St. Louis native and “The Hill” ambassador Rio Vitale on a magnificent tour around Sicily, brought to you by Wherever Tours. Discover the many treasures that this historic island holds. Experience breathtaking views from the many coastlines. Stand in awe next to ancient artifacts and wonders. Be immersed in the Sicilian culture and savor the food and drink specialties for which it’s known. Expect no shortage of amazement while on this tour, a perfect blend of leisure and adventure are in store.

Available Tour Dates

Scheduled Departure from USA Tour Start Date Tour End Date
September 18, 2020 September 19, 2020 October 1, 2020

Tour Itinerary

  1. Palermo

    Includes:

    Arrive at Palermo airport and be greeted with a Wherever Tours guide. A private transfer from the airport to the hotel will be available with scheduled departures*. A welcome reception with typical Sicilian appetizers will take place today. Relax and enjoy the fantastic hotel during the first night in Sicily.


  2. Palermo

    Includes: Breakfast, Dinner

    After breakfast explore the capital of Sicily, rich with ancient buildings, cathedrals, and gardens. Palermo has many hidden treasures such as the impressive Monreale Cathedral, an example of Norman Architectural style with over 2 tons of gold mosaics. In the afternoon, enjoy free time to explore the local shops and colorful food markets. Taste the local cuisine this evening, especially known for the fresh seafood with plenty of wine.


  3. Erice, Trapani

    Includes: Breakfast, Dinner

    After breakfast, travel by coach along the magnificent northern coastline of the Tyrrhenian Sea to Trapani. On the way, stop in the mountaintop town of Erice with its breathtaking views. In the afternoon arrive in Trapani, known for its saline salt flats and the beautiful Cathedral of San Lorenzo. Tonight, enjoy more local food and wines produced on the west coast of Sicily.


  4. Trapani

    Includes: Breakfast, Lunch

    After breakfast visit Segesta, one of the most well-preserved Greek Sicilian temples. Enjoy a food and wine tour this afternoon and discover one of the most prestigious wine cellars in the Marsala area. Have an evening at leisure.


  5. Agrigento

    Includes: Breakfast, Dinner

    This morning travel by coach along from western coast to the southern coast. Arrive in Agrigento, located on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea. A local guide will highlight the important ancient treasures on a walk along the Valley of the Temples, dating back to the fifth century BC. Tonight, enjoy a tasty dinner with wine.


  6. Syracuse, Noto, Ragusa Ibla

    Includes: Breakfast, Dinner

    After breakfast travel by coach to the eastern coast of Sicily, destination Siracusa. Also known as the town of Archimedes, Siracusa is known for the beautiful island area of Ortigia. A local guide will introduce the amazing history and sights of this beautiful town. Stop in the town of Noto this afternoon, a gem of baroque architecture. Arrive in Ragusa Ibla, the beautiful southern section of the city, which encompasses more baroque period influences. Enjoy dinner featuring local cuisine and wines.


  7. Ragusa Ibla

    Includes: Breakfast, Dinner

    Enjoy free time to independently explore the beautiful landscapes or the baroque architecture of the area. An optional experience to explore more hidden treasure of the area may be available.


  8. Mt. Etna, Zafferana, Giardini Naxos

    Includes: Breakfast, Lunch

    Visit the highest active volcano in Europe, Mt. Etna. Then stop in the town of Zafferana and visit a local rosticceria to learn how to make the famous arancini rice balls. Indulge in some exquisite cannoli among other local foods and wine. This afternoon head to the hotel in Giardini Naxos, just south of Taormina and have a relaxing evening.


  9. Taormina, Giardini Naxos

    Includes: Breakfast, Dinner

    After breakfast, a short drive to the small village of Taormina. There will be plenty of time to explore all the colorful streets and shops overlooking the Mediterranean Sea from the eastern coast. This evening dinner back at the hotel.


  10. Taormina, Giardini Naxos

    Includes: Breakfast, Dinner

    Prepare for a surprise this morning and discover a hidden treasure of Sicily. After the surprise enjoy the rest of the day at leisure. The tour guide may assist in recommendations and attractions to go visit including beaches, Catania market or one of the towns the Godfather was filmed in. Enjoy a Sicilian style dinner this evening with Corvo di Salaparuta wine.


  11. Milazzo

    Includes: Breakfast, Dinner

    After breakfast, continue the tour of Sicily by arriving in Milazzo, a town located on a small peninsula in the northeast corner of the island. Embark on a day cruise touring the Aeolie Islands featuring small active volcanos and amazing views. Enjoy a nice dinner in Milazzo.


  12. Cefalù, Palermo

    Includes: Breakfast, Dinner

    Travel by coach to Cefalù for an incredible tour of Sicily finale. In this beautiful resort town, there is plenty to explore with its rich ancient history including the Norman cathedral and gorgeous northern shoreline. Enjoy a “last supper” meal hosted by a local family with amazing music, food, wine and stunning views.


  13. Palermo airport

    Includes: Breakfast

    Today, say “arrivederci” to Sicily. After breakfast, transfer from the hotel to the Palermo airport for departure.


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