Relaxing Sicily and Rome – 10 Days
Sicily remains one of Italy’s best-kept secrets. The mild and sunny climate and welcoming people make an ideal start to your trip.
Arrive in Palermo – private transfer by car to your hotel
Two nights in Palermo
Stay in a historic residence in the center of town. The perfect base for exploring Sicily’s capital itself, as well as the surrounding area. Spend a full day in town, makng sure to visit the Cattedrale and Palazzo Reale. The next day in Monreale, off the beaten path even for Sicily.
Two nights near Trapani
Relax in the scenic countryside in western Sicily, near Trapani, on a family-run estate. Experience first hand the production of their award-winning olive oil. Spend a day exploring the stunning Greek temples in nearby Selinunte and Segesta. Visit the medieval hill town of Erice the next.
Two nights in Taormina
Stay in a historic 19th century villa, which has been turned into a charming hotel. Relax on your balcony and enjoy the view of Mount Etna and Taormina’s Greek theatre. Take the hotel shuttle to the private beach. Enjoy the thrill of an excursion to Mt. Etna.
Private transfer by car to nearby Catania aiport. Take a short domestic flight of little over an hour to Rome. Private transfer to your Rome accomodations.
Four nights in Rome
Enjoy all Rome has to offer from your elegant city apartment, spacious enough to share with friends, and within walking distance of many of the major sites. You may decide to shop with the locals at the Campo dei Fiori market one morning, and celebrate your Italian experience with a dinner at “home” among friends.
Spend one day exploring Ancient Rome, perhaps with a private guided walk of the main archaeological sites, from the Palatine Hill to the Coliseum. Reserve one day to visit the Vatican Museums and St. Peter's Basilica. Take an evening stroll to discover the gems of Baroque Rome such as the Spanish Steps, Piazza Navona, and Trevi Fountain.
Save a leisurely afternoon to browse through the interesting boutiques of the centro storico, and the elegant shops along the Via Veneto and environs.
Private transfer to the Rome Fiumicino Airport for the morning of your departure.
Departure from Rome
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Have more than 10 days? Add some time at the end of your trip in the lovely Latium countryside, an easy drive from Rome. Contact us for details.
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