Sicily Explorer - 8 Days

Sicily

8 Day Tour from Palermo to Palermo

Join us on a budget-friendly vacation in Sicily—the Mediterranean’s largest island, just off the toe of Italy’s “boot.” You’ll begin in Palermo, a colorful city of churches, squares, marketplaces, and palazzos of every style. Your sightseeing tour includes Cappella Palatina (Palatine Chapel) in Monreale, built in the 1100s, with byzantine mosaics depicting famous scenes from The Bible. Next, take in stunning views with a cable-car ride to the medieval hilltop town of Erice—with cobblestone streets, fortifications, and ancient churches.

Enjoy a guided tour of Trapani, set on a harbor that was once a powerful trading network, and visit Marsala, known for its famed Marsala wine. See the Acropolis and its temples in Selinunte, and take a guided visit to spectacular ancient temples near Agrigento. Visit the Roman Villa at Casale, famous for its mosaics, like the “Bikini Girls.” Visit elegant Taormina and the coastal town of Cefalù. Enjoy an excursion on Mount Etna, the majestic volcano overlooking the city of Catania, the verdant valleys and the shimmering blue Mediterranean waters. Your affordable vacation in Sicily returns to Palermo for an overnight to celebrate your Sicilian adventure.

This value-minded Eastern Europe tour through Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and Slovenia is simply a magnificent vacation!

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

PALERMO – Guided sightseeing, visit the Cappella Palatina
ERICE – Visit by cable car
TRAPANI – Guided sightseeing
MARSALA – Visit
SELINUNTE – Visit the Acropolis
AGRIGENTO – Visit the Ancient Temples
PIAZZA ARMERINA- Visit the Roman Villa
MOUNT ETNA – Excursion
TAORMINA – Visit
CEFALU – Visit

Headsets throughout the tour.


Starting at $1279 Per Person


* The “Starting at” or listed price is based on the lowest price available to book. Price is per passenger based on double occupancy and does not include airfare; additional fees/charges are not included. If a price is crossed out, the new price includes a limited time promotional offer(s) – please review current promotions or deals for additional information. Some tours require intra-vacation flights (and in some cases intra-vacation segments must be purchased from Cosmos). 6280

PALERMO

IBIS STYLES
FIRST-CLASS

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The new building concept is minimal, sober but never predicted: colours and bright tones characterize both in the common areas and rooms, lends them a new mood.

MARSALA

PRESIDENT
FIRST-CLASS

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Hotel President Marsala is a comfortable 3 stars hotel in Marsala facing the Sicilian sea. The hotel boasts a friendly staff always keen on providing the maximum attention to the guests, as well as a mediterranean restaurant and a wonderful. 128 rooms equipped with free wifi, a wide parking for buses too and a 24h reception desk providing touristic informations and everything guests might need. All is completed by the Meeting centre, the ideal location for business meetings, groups briefings and much more.

AGRIGENTO

IH HOTELS AGRIGENTO KAOS RESORT
SUPERIOR TOURIST-CLASS

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Located in the heart of the Valley of the Temples in a dominant position overlooking the sea, the hotel is surrounded by a park of olive and citrus trees near the birthplace of the Italian writer Luigi Pirandello. Housed in a renovated ancient noble villa, this resort hotel is characterized by the modern style and design of the common areas. It has a restaurant with typical local and national cuisine, a lounge bar, an outdoor fitness area overlooking a large oasis-shaped seasonal swimming pool, multi-purpose courts for tennis, and five-a-side football or volleyball. All rooms are air-conditioned with minibars.

TAORMINA AREA

KALOS HOTEL
FIRST-CLASS

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The 3-star Kalos Hotel is located next to a beautiful beach. The center of Giardini Naxos can be reached in 10 minutes’ walk. The Archaeological Museum and Villa Comunale are all within reach. The hotel offers 32 luxury rooms appointed with a minibar, climate control, flat-screen television, a fridge, and a DVD player. All rooms come with a panoramic view of Naxos Bay. They also feature en suite bathrooms fitted with a shower, a hairdryer, and free toiletries. Every morning buffet breakfast is served in the indoor dining room. The property offers an outdoor restaurant serving vegetarian cuisine. Lido dal Pirata and Lido L’aurora Celeste are 5 minutes walking distance from Kalos Hotel. The hotel also offers free airport transfers, 24-hour reception, and porter service along with free self parking, a designated place for smoking, and a lift to access all the guestrooms and common areas. A sun terrace and a library are available at the hotel.

With COSMOS, there’s no better way to get to know your destination than through the eyes of a Tour Director. We’d like you to meet one of our Tour Directors, who average over a decade of experience and are representative of the type of expert that will be with you on your vacation.

FRANCESCO NARDIN
Escorting tours for more than 5 years

“Buongiorno everyone! I’m Francesco Nardin and I’ve been rendering my services as a Cosmos Tour Director in Italy, Greece,South France and Spain. Following in the footsteps of my parents,I’ve always loved travelling and exploring new countries, meeting new people and cultures. Clients need to know what Italy is, what is the feeling of the Mediterranean breeze and how much we can offer to them… this is why I’m here, to create memories and to turn travel dreams into real experiences. Bellissimo!”

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