Epic Sicily

Palermo, Agrigento, Noto, Taormina, Sicily
10 nights private tour from $13,100

Indulge in a 10-night escapade through Sicily's most captivating destinations. This tour brings together lavish accommodation, delectable gastronomy and enriching cultural experiences. Immerse yourself in the historical allure of Palermo, marvel at the ancient Agrigento's Valley of the Temples and discover the dramatic landscapes of Mount Etna.

Epic Sicily
At a glance
  • Enjoy refined luxury at handpicked accommodations including Villa Igiea by Rocco Forte, Hotel Villa Athena, Il San Corrado di Noto, and San Domenico Palace by Four Seasons.

     

  • Embark on a gastronomic expedition with a Palermo food tour, exclusive candlelit dinner on the beach at Belmond Villa Sant'Andrea, and a tantalizing Mt. Etna wine tasting.

     

  • Delve into Sicily's rich history through guided tours to Monreale, the Valley of the Temples, Noto's baroque wonders, and The Godfather film sites.

  • Traverse the stunning coastlines in style with a private yacht excursion along the Taormina coast.

Journey highlights
  • Enjoy refined luxury at handpicked accommodations including Villa Igiea by Rocco Forte, Hotel Villa Athena, Il San Corrado di Noto, and San Domenico Palace by Four Seasons.

     

  • Embark on a gastronomic expedition with a Palermo food tour, exclusive candlelit dinner on the beach at Belmond Villa Sant'Andrea, and a tantalizing Mt. Etna wine tasting.

     

  • Delve into Sicily's rich history through guided tours to Monreale, the Valley of the Temples, Noto's baroque wonders, and The Godfather film sites.

  • Traverse the stunning coastlines in style with a private yacht excursion along the Taormina coast.

  • Epic itinerary:Our Epic Journeys offer unforgettable cutting-edge hotels, experiences and restaurants with a focus on design, fashion and innovation
Our tailor made journeys include:
  • Your dedicated Travel Expert who will take care of arrangements
  • Private international airport transfers in destination
  • Your own private, English-speaking local guides
  • Unique experiences, hand-picked by our Journeys team
  • Entrance to must-see local sites
  • Dedicated 24/7 team providing in-country support and guidance
  • Complimentary access to My Scott Dunn – industry-leading travel app providing pre-departure information and in-journey support

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Sicily enjoys a blissful Mediterranean climate, with mild winters and warm springs and autumns. Even February, the coolest month, has average temperatures of 13°C, which means that any time of year is suitable.

If you want to go sightseeing around the island’s legendary historic and natural sites, October–November and March–June are reliably warm, with temperatures ranging from 15°C to 26°C. July and August are blessed with glorious sunshine, and average temperatures of around 28°C. Whatever the season, Verdura’s beach will never get crowded.

Itinerary

Day 1-3

Palermo, Sicily, Italy

Your adventure commences in Palermo, where you will embark on an extended sojourn, spending two nights at the refined embrace of Villa Igiea, a Rocco Forte Hotel. Nestled within the heart of this historic city, this palatial hotel exudes timeless charm, and your extended stay allows you to immerse yourself even more deeply in its opulent atmosphere. Savor the rich layers of Palermo's culinary tapestry through a meticulously curated food tour, a sensory journey that embraces the city's gastronomic treasures with ample time for indulgence. Your experience broadens as you embark on an extended cultural pilgrimage to Monreale, where the grandeur of the cathedral's golden mosaics weaves tales of antiquity in even greater detail.

Accommodation: Villa Igiea, a Rocco Forte Hotel ( 2 nights )
Day 3-6

Ragusa and the south, Sicily, Italy

Noto beckons, a haven of tranquility and artistry, and you'll enjoy a 3-night stay at Il San Corrado di Noto, unveiling even more of the secrets hidden within the Sicilian landscapes. The legacy of 'The Godfather' comes alive on an extended and riveting film sights tour, transcending cinematic marvels into tangible reality with additional time for exploration. Noto's cobbled streets invite even more thorough exploration on a half-day walking tour, an ode to Baroque aesthetics that can be appreciated in greater detail. The sun-kissed allure of Ragusa is unveiled further on an extended and captivating half-day excursion, allowing for a more profound appreciation of its architectural magnificence.

Accommodation: Il San Corrado di Noto ( 3 nights )
Day 6-10

Taormina, Sicily, Italy

Taormina, a jewel embraced by azure waters, emerges as the pinnacle of your Sicilian odyssey. San Domenico Palace, a Four Seasons Hotel, welcomes connoisseurs of luxury to a world where time holds its breath for an extended eight nights. The Greek Theater, an ancient marvel, resonates with tales of antiquity on an exclusive walking tour that unfolds over a more extended period, deepening your understanding of its historical significance. A mesmerizing ascent to the summit of Mt. Etna is accompanied by the finest wines, creating a sensory marriage of adventure and indulgence that lasts longer, allowing you to savor every moment. The azure expanse of the Mediterranean unfurls during an extended private yacht escapade, granting you a privileged perspective of coastal Taormina's splendor with ample time for relaxation. The journey culminates in an intimate candlelit dinner at Brizza, nestled within the Belmond Villa Sant'Andrea, where gastronomy, elegance, and the lullaby of waves converge for an extended and truly unforgettable dining experience.



Accommodation: Four Seasons San Domenico Palace ( 4 nights )
We design each itinerary around you, so this suggested itinerary is a starting point that we can tweak or transform into something completely bespoke to you.
Call us on 858 523 9000 to start planning your holiday.

Price Guide: ( based on double occupancy and excludes international flights)

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June 2024 $15,200 $3,800 plan your trip
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  • April 2024
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    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public vacations) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveler pricing is available upon request.
    $14,200
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    $3,500
  • May 2024
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    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public vacations) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveler pricing is available upon request.
    $14,200
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    $3,500
  • June 2024
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    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public vacations) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveler pricing is available upon request.
    $15,200
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    $3,800
  • July 2024
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public vacations) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveler pricing is available upon request.
    $15,200
    Deposit from*
    $3,800
  • August 2024
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public vacations) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveler pricing is available upon request.
    $15,200
    Deposit from*
    $3,800
  • September 2024
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public vacations) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveler pricing is available upon request.
    $15,200
    Deposit from*
    $3,800
  • October 2024
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public vacations) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveler pricing is available upon request.
    $14,200
    Deposit from*
    $3,500
  • November 2024
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public vacations) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveler pricing is available upon request.
    $13,100
    Deposit from*
    $3,300
  • December 2024
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public vacations) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveler pricing is available upon request.
    $13,100
    Deposit from*
    $3,300
  • January 2025
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public vacations) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveler pricing is available upon request.
    $13,100
    Deposit from*
    $3,300
  • February 2025
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public vacations) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveler pricing is available upon request.
    $13,100
    Deposit from*
    $3,300
  • March 2025
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public vacations) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveler pricing is available upon request.
    $13,100
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    $3,300
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Sicily enjoys a blissful Mediterranean climate, with mild winters and warm springs and autumns. Even February, the coolest month, has average temperatures of 13°C, which means that any time of year is suitable.

If you want to go sightseeing around the island’s legendary historic and natural sites, October–November and March–June are reliably warm, with temperatures ranging from 15°C to 26°C. July and August are blessed with glorious sunshine, and average temperatures of around 28°C. Whatever the season, Verdura’s beach will never get crowded.

Epic Sicily
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We design each itinerary around you, so this suggested itineraryis a starting point that we can tweak or transform into something completely bespoke to you. Call us on 858 523 9000 to start planning your vacation.

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