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The Sicilian Four

by Travelive Team

7 Nights/ 8 Days

Palermo, Agrigento, Siracusa, Taormina

  • 3 Nights Luxury Accommodation in Palermo
  • 1 Nights Luxury Accommodation in Agrigento
  • 1 Nights Luxury Accommodation in Siracusa
  • 3 Nights Luxury Accommodation in Taormina
  • Palermo’s Highlights
  • Market Tour and Cooking Experience
  • Walk the Valley of Temples
  • Ancient beauty of Syracuse
  • Past and Present of Taormina
  • Transfers
  • Breakfast Daily


Day 1 Palermo Airport to Palermo City

Welcome to Italy! Upon your arrival at Palermo Airport, you will meet with your experienced driver and enjoy a relaxing and scenic transfer to Palermo.

Day 2 Palermo Sky Walk

Embark on a mesmerizing tour through Palermo’s captivating history and architectural marvels. Begin at the stunning Palermo Cathedral, a Norman masterpiece reflecting the city’s rich cultural heritage. Accompanied by your experienced guide, explore the cathedral’s intricate details and sacred atmosphere. Continue to Piazza Bellini to admire the Martorana and San Cataldo churches, then soak in the vibrant ambiance of Piazza Pretoria. Treat yourself to Sicilian delicacies before discovering the hidden gem of Santa Caterina D’ Alessandria Church and Monastery, known for its Gothic architecture and serene ambiance. Conclude your journey with panoramic views from the monastery’s terraces, embracing Palermo’s unique blend of sacred tranquility and urban vitality.

Day 3 Market Tour and Cooking Experience

Join Chef Vincenzo for a culinary adventure of Palermo’s historic markets, including Il Capo, La Vucciria, or Borgo Vecchio. Learn how to select the finest ingredients for the day’s menu as the chef demonstrates. During the market visit, indulge in tastings of Palermo’s most typical foods, such as “panelle” made with chickpea flour, and “pane con la milza” – bread with calf’s spleen. After the cooking class, savor your creations at lunch paired with some fine Sicilian wine, followed by local cookies and Sicilian dessert wine.

Day 4 The Valley of Temples

Visit one of the world’s most impressive archaeological sites: the Valley of the Temples. This site boasts outstanding and nearly intact examples of Greek art and architecture, situated about 3km below modern Agrigento. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Valley of the Temples is one of the Mediterranean’s most mesmerizing destinations, showcasing the best-preserved Doric temples outside Greece. These temples, celebrated since Goethe’s praise in the 18th century, are Sicily’s largest tourist attraction. Though impressive, what remains today are mere vestiges of the ancient city of Akragas, once the fourth-largest city in the known world.

Day 5 Tales of Syracuse

Explore the historic beauty of Syracuse with today’s exciting tour. Founded by Greeks from Corinth, Syracuse quickly became the most flourishing city in Magna Graecia. Accompanied by your experienced guide, trace its ancient splendor in the Archaeological Park, the Greek and Roman theaters, and the enigmatic Ear of Dionysius—a cave with perfect acoustics, reputedly used by the tyrant Dionysius as a prison. Explore Ortigia, the heart of Syracuse, connected to the mainland by a 19th-century bridge. Wander through its charming streets, lined with artists’ workshops, noble palaces, and Baroque squares, where the scent of the sea fills the air.

Day 6 Taormina, Mon Amour

Experience the elegance and sophistication of Taormina through a captivating walking tour. Explore cobblestone streets adorned with boutique shops, leading to the ancient theater. Originally built by the Greeks in the 3rd century BC and later restored by the Romans, this grand amphitheater once hosted Greek tragedies and now hosts theater festivals and special events. Accompanied by your experienced guide, discover the city’s highlights and enjoy leisure time along Corso Umberto, Taormina’s main thoroughfare. Pause at charming cafes to savor a refreshing gelato or sip almond-flavored wine, a local delicacy that perfectly captures the essence of this enchanting city.

Day 7 Day at Leisure

Enjoy a day at leisure. Relax by the pool, explore the surroundings at your own pace, or treat yourself to a day at the SPA.

Day 8 Departure

As your 8-day adventure comes to an end, it’s time to say farewell to Italy. Your driver will pick you up from your hotel and ensure you reach the airport in time for your flight home.

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