Sicily is the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea along with surrounding minor islands. It extends from the tip of the Apennine peninsula, from which it is separated only by the narrow Strait of Messina, towards the North African coast. Its most prominent landmark is Mount Etna, which at 10,890ft is the tallest active volcano in Europe and one of the most active in the world.
Sicily has a rich and unique culture, especially with regard to the arts, music, literature, cuisine and architecture. It also holds importance for archaeological and ancient sites such as the Necropolis of Pantalica, the Valley of the Temples and Selinunte.
With this escorted tour you will get to visit popular destinations such as the city of Taormina and Syracuse, visit Mount Etna and see the historical city of Palermo. During your 8 day stay you will get to eat the Sicilian cuisine, experience the culture and have a new understanding and appreciation for a place that has been a focal point for civilisation for thousands of years.