Short Sicily Sun Tour 2024

Take part in our journey in the picturesque Taormina area. Explore the stunning Mt. Etna, moving up to the "Silvestri Craters" and enjoying optional adventures like a jeep excursion and cableway. Continue to discover the archaeological wonders of Syracuse on Tuesday, with highlights including the Roman Amphitheatre and the historic Island of Ortigia. Also, the visit to the Agrigento and the Temples Valley makes every moment a choice to savor.

tour duration
4 days
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  • Leisurely Start in Taormina: No rush on your first day; rooms are ready after 14:00, allowing you to explore Taormina at your own pace.
  • Mt. Etna Excursion: Dive into the majesty of Mt. Etna, Europe's most active volcano, surrounded by the expansive "Park of Etna."
  • Silvestri Craters: Explore the "Silvestri Craters" at 1,900 meters, savoring diverse vegetation and landscapes.
  • Optional Jeep excursion and Cableway: with an extra cost for an adrenaline boost.
  • Syracuse Archaeological Marvels: Explore the archaeological wonders of Syracuse, including the Roman Amphitheatre, Greek Theatre, and the historic Island of Ortigia.
  • Agrigento's Temples’ Valley: Make yourself part of the rich history of Agrigento, visiting the Temple of Juno, Temple of Concorde, Temple of Hercules, and Temple of Castor and Pollux.
  • Culinary Delights: Savor local Sicilian specialties throughout the journey, adding a taste of the region's rich culinary heritage.
  • Flexibility and Choices: Embrace the flexibility of optional activities, transfers, and post-tour extensions, adapting the experience to your preferences.


Welcome at Catania Airport, and with your luggage in drag, consider the optional group transfer to your hotel. No set plans for the day. Your rooms will be ready post 14:00, giving you the perfect opportunity to explore the city. Find the program waiting for you at the hotel. You will have a dinner and an overnight stay.


Start your day with breakfast at the hotel before going on an exciting journey to Mt. Etna, Sicily's crown jewel and Europe's most active volcano. The surrounding territory forms the "Park of Etna," one of Italy's largest protected areas. Make yourself ready for an interesting array of vegetation and landscapes as you ascend to the "Silvestri Craters" at around 1,900 meters. For the extra thrill, you can go on for an optional jeep excursion and cableway (additional cost). After savoring some local Sicilian specialties, return to the hotel for a dinner and an overnight stay.


Breakfast at the hotel before setting off to Syracuse, an archaeological wonderland that stands out as one of the island's most intriguing sites. Spoil yourself for an extra cost at the Archeological Park, where you'll experience the Roman Amphitheatre, the Greek Theatre, the Ear of Dionysus, the Cave of the Cordari, and the Island of Ortigia—the ancient heart of the city with its splendid cathedral. Return to the hotel, for dinner and an overnight stay.


Breakfast at the hotel, and then you will meet with the tour escort for an exciting journey to Agrigento. Visit the Temples’ Valley, featuring the Temple of Juno, the outstanding unspoiled Temple of Concorde (a true gem among Doric temples in the Greek world), the Temple of Hercules, and the Temple of Castor and Pollux. Conclude the day with a dinner and an overnight stay in Palermo.


Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel. While you check out at 10:00, you can have an optional transfer to Palermo airport or the tempting possibility of extending your journey with a post-tour exploration in Palermo. The choice is yours!

Additional Information

Transfers from Catania airport to hotel in Taormina area one-way  

  • Group transfer € 30 p.p. (max waiting time 2 hours)  
  • Private transfer € 95 per car 

Transfers from Hotel Palermo to Palermo airport one way  

  • Private transfer € 50 per car  

Selected Hotels 4*:  

  • Taormina area: Caeasar Palace/Antares/Sporting Baia or similar (*)  
  • Palermo: Astoria Palace, San Paolo Palace, or similar (*) 

(*) It could happen and in case of problems, the hotels indicated may be replaced with others of the same category located in the same towns or up to 30 km distance where will be possible to realize the program. In case of hotels fully booked, we reserve to invert the tour and/or confirm the booking in a middle-class hotel with a reduction of 5 euros per person per day. The name of the hotel will be sent to you 21 days before the arrival.

Special Offer: Early booking offer: 5% discount for reservations received within 31.01.24


Taormina Area
Mt. Etna
Silvestri Craters
Archeological Park Syracuse
Roman Amphitheatre
Greek Theatre
Ear of Dionysus
Cave of the Cordari
Island of Ortigia
Temples’ Valley
Temple of Juno
Temple of Concorde
Temple of Hercules
Temple of Castor and Pollux
Included in the price
  • 3 HB in hotel 4* Taormina area 1 HB in hotel 4* in Palermo Excursions “Etna” and “Syracuse” Tour leader Multilingual in German and English Multilingual local guides at Valley of Temples
  • Tasting Sicilian products where mentioned
Excluded from the price
  • City taxes Lunches and all the drinks at meals Porterages and personal expenses Tips to the guide and driver (optional) Entrance fees to monuments and archaeological sites Headphones on request € 3
  • 00 per day Everything is not mentioned in “the rate includes” (**) Single room means with a single bed
  • not the double
  • twin
  • or DUS type of room
from€ 475
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