The Best of Sicily - Tour Specifics
DATES: April 21-30, 2024 | October 17-26 2024
Cost: The land cost of the tour is $5,895 USD per person, based on double occupancy. Single rooms are available for a supplementary charge of $1,233. Airfare is not included.
Accommodations: 9 nights lodging in elegant, historic hotel properties; (3 nights in Palermo, 2 night in Agrigento, and 4 nights in Taormina). All rooms have ensuite baths.
Meals: All breakfasts, one full-course meal daily, additional meals as scheduled. All meals…after breakfast!…include regional wines. We carefully choose the restaurants based on ambiance and quality of cuisine.
Wine Tastings: Scheduled tastings of various Sicilian wines (including small local producers and famous well-known producers).
Transfers: Ground transportation during the tour subsequent to your arrival at the hotel in Palermo. For the departure day, there will be a group shuttle departing Taormina at 9 AM and going to the Catania airport. If you need to depart at a different time, we can help you book a transfer at an additional cost.
Admissions: Entrance fees for all planned visits to monuments, galleries and museums are included.
Small, Intimate Group: We will be limiting the number of participants to a maximum of 16. We need a minimum of 12 guests for a tour to run.
Arrival and Departure: The April tour will begin at our hotel in Palermo and end with a transfer to the airport in Catania. The October tour will begin at our hotel in Taormina and end with a transfer to the airport in Palermo. If you require transfer services to reach the hotel upon arrival or after the tour, transfers can be arranged through our travel partners for an additional fee.
Early Arrival/ Late Stay Options: Depending on hotel availability you may be able to arrive early or stay after the end of the tour. We'll be happy to help you make these arrangements. For trip extensions of 2 nights or less, we provide planning assistance on a complimentary basis. For extensions of 3 nights or more, there is a nominal fee of $150 to assist with trip planning including booking hotels, guides, drivers, etc.
Tour Exclusions: Airfare; airport-to-hotel transfer upon arrival; hotel city tax (usually €2-5 per person, per night; payable onsite, and gratuities for your local guides, drivers and tour leaders. Tuscany Tours tips at all group meal restaurants.