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Tour code: BEHSSPC-1

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The Splendours of Sicily

  • 10 days
  • Italy
  • Max 18 Passengers

Overview

Prepare to be unwrapped by Sicily’s superb landscapes, intoxicating diversity and ancient wonders. Centuries-old monasteries and Norman churches. Ancient Greek temples and bustling local markets. Sheer gorges and golden beaches. This dazzling Mediterranean island will tantalise your every desire and capture your heart with its fascinating culture.

The Splendours of Sicily Map
  • Tour Starts/Ends
  • 1 Overnight Stop
  • Day Stop

The Blue-Roads Difference

  • Embark on a locally-guided walking tour of Palermo and gain a unique insight into the city’s anti-Mafia movement
  • Discover the fascinating history behind the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Valley of Temples
  • Unlock the exotic and eclectic flavours of Sicilian cuisine with several unique tasting experiences.

Tour Itinerary

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  • Day 1 - Palermo

    An intoxicatingly vibrant capital, Palermo is where we’ll meet for the start of our incredible Sicilian journey. Our included dinner tonight is an opportunity to get to know one another better and sample some of Sicily’s sumptuous cuisine. Here’s to the fantastic trip ahead! Accommodation: Grand Hotel Piazza Borsa (or similar)

    • Meals
      • Dinner
  • Day 2 - Palermo – Monreale – Selinunte

  • Day 3 - Selinunte – Mazara Del Vallo – Sciacca – Favara

  • Day 4 - Favara – Agrigento – Piazza Armerina – Ragusa

  • Day 5 - Ragusa – Modica – Ragusa

  • Day 6 - Ragusa – Noto – Syracuse

  • Day 7 - Syracuse

  • Day 8 - Syracuse – Mt Etna – Carruba

  • Day 9 - Carruba – Taormina – Carruba

  • Day 10 - Carruba – Catania

Tour Inclusions

Accommodation

9 nights in hand-picked accommodation

The Crew

Experienced Back-Roads Tour Leader and Driver

Transport

Premium mini-coach transportation

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  • 5th June 2019
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    Well looked after. The tour guide was very considerate at all times
  • 4th June 2019
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    We loved the company and all the places we visited. The only problem was the farm produce lunch at Selinunte. This was not the fault of the Blue-Roads. Or the lovely place we visited for lunch. However 6 of us got food poisoning. I vomited all night and had to miss the next day. Fortunately we were staying two nights at Antico Convento Dei Cappuccini Ragusa so I was able to spend the day in bed recovering and I was OK by the next day. We think it might have been the turkey which apparently had come in from another farm but someone from your company should contact the people at Selinunte and let them know there was a big problem! tI must have been food poisoning as so many of us were sick. Also noone could get the internet in our rooms at the convent, which was annoying as I had to spend the day in my room and had to go downstairs to get it. . However the convent was ideally situated for the main street of Ragusa so it was probably excellent for convenience to the town (except that I was too sick to enjoy Ragusa).