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Palermo, Cefalù and Taormina

Experience the best Sicily has to offer with this 10 day multi-centre, visit ancient Greek amphitheatres, the enjoy the views of mighty Mount Etna, taste the street food and see the beautiful architecture of Palermo and Cefalù's fine sandy beaches.

At a glance

  • Enjoy authentic Sicilian street food in Palermo
  • See Cefalù from the famous La Rocca
  • Visit the ancient Greek amphitheatre with views of Mount Etna

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Suggested Trip Itinerary

Day 1 : UK - Palermo
Arrive in Palermo airport and pick up your transfer to your hotel, settle in before enjoying some typical Sicilian food in one of the local restaurants.
Where you could stay

Palco Rooms & Suites

Palermo, Sicily
Day 2 : Palermo

On your first full day in Palermo, we recommend you visit the Cattedrale di Palermo which is a truly fascinating building and sample the local life at Palermo's food markets, be sure to try the Arancini.

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Where you could stay

Palco Rooms & Suites

Palermo, Sicily
Day 3 : Palermo - Cefalu
Car hire is the easiest way to get around Sicily but for those who do not want to drive take a private transfer to your next destination of Cefalù.
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Where you could stay

Cefalù Sea Palace

Sicily, Cefalu

Acacia Resort

Sicily, Cefalu

Hotel Alberi del Paradiso

Sicily, Cefalu
Day 4 - 5 : Cefalù
Relax on the sandy beaches of Cefalù, be sure to visit La Rocca for panoramic views of the town. Cefalù is a quaint historic town with winding medieval streets which are largely pedestrianised, filled with many restaurants serving the freshest fish. 
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Where you could stay

Baia Del Capitano

Sicily, Cefalu

Victoria Palace Hotel

Sicily, Cefalu

Cefalù Sea Palace

Sicily, Cefalu
Days 6 : Cefalù - Taormina
Travel south-east to your final destination, Taormina. Start off early so you can enjoy a full afternoon exploring the town, stop by one of the many shops on Corso Umberto.
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Where you could stay

Hotel Excelsior Palace

Sicily, Taormina

Hotel Villa Belvedere

Sicily, Taormina

Grand Hotel Timeo, A Belmond Hotel, Taormina

Sicily, Taormina
Day 7 - 10 : Taormina

Taormina is perched at the top of Monte Tauro in the foothills of Mount Etna on Sicily’s Eastern coastline, between the cities of Catania and Messina. This ancient town offers visitors a view into the past with a number of elegantly preserved historic treasures.

There are many things to see and do in Taormina. Some of the must-see sights are the majestic Mount Etna, the ancient Greek Amphitheatre and the nearby town of Syracuse or even the UNESCO site of Ragusa.

 
Where you could stay

Villa Paradiso

Sicily, Taormina

Hotel Villa Diodoro

Sicily, Taormina

Mazzaro' Sea Palace

Sicily, Taormina
Day 11 : Taormina - UK

Travel to Catania airport for your return flight back to the UK.

8 days from £1,385 per person

Practical Information

Flight Information

Flights from the UK to Sicily arrive into Palermo (PMO), Catania (CTA) or Comiso (CIY) airports. Flights to Palermo are available from London Gatwick and London Stansted and take approximately 2 hours 50 minutes, while flights to Catania depart from Birmingham, London Gatwick, London Luton and Manchester and take approximately 3 hours. Flights to Comiso depart from London Stansted and take approximately 3 hours 15 minutes.

Visa Information

At the current time, British citizens do not require a visa to visit Italy.

Tipping

You don’t have to leave a tip in Italy – most Italians don’t tip for restaurant meals, bar drinks, taxi rides or hair and beauty treatments. However if you do leave a tip, you might receive quicker service.
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