Southern Italy & Sicily

10 Day Guided Tour from Rome to Palermo with Trafalgar

Read reviews and enjoy exclusive savings on Trafalgar's 10 Day Southern Italy & Sicily. Slow down to the languid pace of the South, a part of Italy that marches to its own tune. Ease into this leisurely exploration of the South and Sicily.

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Guided Tour Starts In
Starts In
Rome
Guided Tour Ends In
Ends In
Palermo
Accomodation
Accomodation
4 Star
52
Max Group Size
52
Guided Tour
Trip Style
Guided Tour
Scenic / Cultural
Trip Style
Scenic / Cultural
Countries Explored:
Italy, Sicily
Trip Operated By:
Trafalgar
Trafalgar
864 Reviews
Trip Reviews:
3.0 out of 5
1 Reviews
Trip Code:
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Itinerary

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1 Arrive Rome
Welcome to Rome, the 'Eternal City', which you'll have an opportunity to explore on your own before meeting your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception this evening. Enjoy an orientation drive - a perfect introduction to this beautiful city, the centre of which has been proclaimed a UNESCO World Heritage Site with its ruins, imposing monuments, statues and fountains. (WR) Stay: Victoria
2 Rome – Cassino – Pompeii – Sorrento (2 Nights)
From Rome, visit the Commonwealth War Cemetery in Cassino to commemorate those who died here in the WWII battle. Then, view the Benedictine, originally founded by Saint Benedict in the 6th century. Next, stop at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Pompeii. Your 'Local Specialist' will take you on a walking tour of the excavations buried for centuries under a layer of volcanic ash after Mount Vesuvius erupted. See such sites as the Gymnasium, the Temple of Apollo and the impressive Basilica before continuing to your hotel in Sorrento. (B/D) Stay: Johanna Park
3 Sorrento – Isle of Capri Excursion
Take a ferry to the Isle of Capri, the isle of sirens according to Greek mythology. You'll ascend to Capri town by funicular railway and see the famous Piazzetta during your guided walking tour with a 'Local Specialist'. Spend some free time people-watching at one of the local cafés before returning to the mainland where you can enjoy free time in Sorrento. (B)
4 Sorrento – Taormina (Giardini Naxos) (3 Nights)
Drive south via Salerno and through Calabria, crossing the straits of Messina to Sicily and the beachside resort town of Giardini Naxos below Taormina. Tonight 'Connect With Locals' during a 'Be My Guest' dinner hosted at a beautiful Sicilian winery and restaurant overlooking Mount Etna. (B/BMG) Stay: Sant Alphio Garden
5 Taormina Sightseeing and Free Time
Your 'Local Specialist' will take you on a walking tour of Taormina on the slopes of Monte Tauro, overlooking the sea. Visit the Greek theatre and see the terraced botanical gardens. Then, stroll along the elegant Corso Umberto with a gelsi gelato and on to the Piazza for splendid panoramic views across the bay. Later, there's free time for shopping for souvenirs and handmade lace on the Corso. (B)
6 Taormina Free Day
Enjoy a full day to do as you please in this beautiful resort town. Shop, relax, see the sights of your choice or consider an Optional Experience. Whatever you decide, your Travel Director will be on hand to help you get the most out of your day. This evening, enjoy dinner at your hotel. (B/D)
7 Taormina – Agrigento
Enjoy views of Enna on the way to Agrigento, where your 'Local Specialist' will take you to the Valley of the Temples - the finest Greek sanctuary in Sicily. See the splendid Temple of Concord and the Temple of Juno overlooking the sea. (B) Stay: Dioscuri Bay Palace
8 Agrigento – Erice – Mondello – Palermo (2 Nights)
Travel to Erice and explore this famous hilltop medieval town in western Sicily with its cobbled streets, Norman castles and stunning views of the sea, salt pans and wooded hillsides. Perhaps take a walk to the ruins of Venus Castle with its Balio Gardens. Before arriving in Palermo, the Sicilian capital, visit the chic seaside resort of Mondello, with its beautiful beach, popular with the elite Palermitans. (B) Stay: Garibaldi
9 Palermo Sightseeing and Excursion to Monreale
Meet your 'Local Specialist' this morning for a sightseeing tour of Palermo. See Palermo's Opera House and the Cathedral. Travel to the town of Monreale for views of La Conca d'Oro and explore the magnificent 12th-century Norman Cathedral. Later join your companions and celebrate your journey with a Farewell Dinner at a local restaurant. (B/FD)
10 Depart Palermo
Say arrivederci to Sicily and your newfound friends at the end of a memorable holiday. Transfers are available. Conditions apply. (B)
1 Arrive Rome
Welcome to Rome, the 'Eternal City', which you'll have an opportunity to explore on your own before meeting your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception this evening. Enjoy an orientation drive - a perfect introduction to this beautiful city, the centre of which has been proclaimed a UNESCO World Heritage Site with its ruins, imposing monuments, statues and fountains. (WR) Stay: Victoria
2 Rome – Cassino – Pompeii – Sorrento (2 Nights)
From Rome, visit the Commonwealth War Cemetery in Cassino to commemorate those who died here in the WWII battle. Then, view the Benedictine, originally founded by Saint Benedict in the 6th century. Next, stop at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Pompeii. Your 'Local Specialist' will take you on a walking tour of the excavations buried for centuries under a layer of volcanic ash after Mount Vesuvius erupted. See such sites as the Gymnasium, the Temple of Apollo and the impressive Basilica before continuing to your hotel in Sorrento. (B/D) Stay: Johanna Park
3 Sorrento – Isle of Capri Excursion
Take a ferry to the Isle of Capri, the isle of sirens according to Greek mythology. You'll ascend to Capri town by funicular railway and see the famous Piazzetta during your guided walking tour with a 'Local Specialist'. Spend some free time people-watching at one of the local cafés before returning to the mainland where you can enjoy free time in Sorrento. (B)
4 Sorrento – Taormina (Giardini Naxos) (3 Nights)
Drive south via Salerno and through Calabria, crossing the straits of Messina to Sicily and the beachside resort town of Giardini Naxos below Taormina. Tonight 'Connect With Locals' during a 'Be My Guest' dinner hosted at a beautiful Sicilian winery and restaurant overlooking Mount Etna. (B/BMG) Stay: Sant Alphio Garden
5 Taormina Sightseeing and Free Time
Your 'Local Specialist' will take you on a walking tour of Taormina on the slopes of Monte Tauro, overlooking the sea. Visit the Greek theatre and see the terraced botanical gardens. Then, stroll along the elegant Corso Umberto with a gelsi gelato and on to the Piazza for splendid panoramic views across the bay. Later, there's free time for shopping for souvenirs and handmade lace on the Corso. (B)
6 Taormina Free Day
Enjoy a full day to do as you please in this beautiful resort town. Shop, relax, see the sights of your choice or consider an Optional Experience. Whatever you decide, your Travel Director will be on hand to help you get the most out of your day. This evening, enjoy dinner at your hotel. (B/D)
7 Taormina – Agrigento
Enjoy views of Enna on the way to Agrigento, where your 'Local Specialist' will take you to the Valley of the Temples - the finest Greek sanctuary in Sicily. See the splendid Temple of Concord and the Temple of Juno overlooking the sea. (B) Stay: Dioscuri Bay Palace
8 Agrigento – Erice – Mondello – Palermo (2 Nights)
Travel to Erice and explore this famous hilltop medieval town in western Sicily with its cobbled streets, Norman castles and stunning views of the sea, salt pans and wooded hillsides. Perhaps take a walk to the ruins of Venus Castle with its Balio Gardens. Before arriving in Palermo, the Sicilian capital, visit the chic seaside resort of Mondello, with its beautiful beach, popular with the elite Palermitans. (B) Stay: Garibaldi
9 Palermo Sightseeing and Excursion to Monreale
Meet your 'Local Specialist' this morning for a sightseeing tour of Palermo. See Palermo's Opera House and the Cathedral. Travel to the town of Monreale for views of La Conca d'Oro and explore the magnificent 12th-century Norman Cathedral. Later join your companions and celebrate your journey with a Farewell Dinner at a local restaurant. (B/FD)
10 Depart Palermo
Say arrivederci to Sicily and your newfound friends at the end of a memorable holiday. Transfers are available. Conditions apply. (B)

Trafalgar Inclusions

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Journey Highlights
  • Visit the Commonwealth War Cemetery in Cassino, the excavations at Pompeii, the ruins of the ancient Greek theatre at Taormina, the Temples of Concord and Juno at Agrigento, Erice, Monreale Cathedral and Mondello
  • View the Benedictine Abbey at Monte Cassino, the fortress town of Enna and Palermo Cathedral
  • See St Peter's Basilica in Rome
  • Scenic cruise to the Isle of Capri
Trip Inclusions
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and up to half your evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Cruise to the Isle of Capri
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Optional Experiences (Additional Cost) and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • VIP entry to many sights
Included Meals
  • 9 breakfasts
  • 5 dinners (Including Be My Guest)
Trip Notes
  • Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
  • Price is for land, cruise and internal flights as specified. Flights not specified are not included
Journey Highlights
  • Visit the Commonwealth War Cemetery in Cassino, the excavations at Pompeii, the ruins of the ancient Greek theatre at Taormina, the Temples of Concord and Juno at Agrigento, Erice, Monreale Cathedral and Mondello
  • View the Benedictine Abbey at Monte Cassino, the fortress town of Enna and Palermo Cathedral
  • See St Peter's Basilica in Rome
  • Scenic cruise to the Isle of Capri
Trip Inclusions
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and up to half your evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Cruise to the Isle of Capri
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Optional Experiences (Additional Cost) and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • VIP entry to many sights
Included Meals
  • 9 breakfasts
  • 5 dinners (Including Be My Guest)
Trip Notes
  • Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
  • Price is for land, cruise and internal flights as specified. Flights not specified are not included

Reviews (1)

10 Day Southern Italy & Sicily reviews from past clients of Global Journeys.

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“Sicily is a beautiful experience”
- NSW, Australia Aug 2018 5 Helpful Votes

This is a great tour of a beautiful country with some interesting experiences however, the best of these were the optional extras and it was generally felt some of these should be included in the tour costs. Accommodation was good apart from Agrigento where the hotel was very low standard compared to other tours I have experienced. It is too far removed from the town which meant dinner options were quite limited and the staff didn't speak English and weren't prepared to assist in any way if there...read more

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