Explore Italy's fascinating island of Sicily in depth from two locations on the island during this special Cultural Stay. At this crossroads of the Mediterranean, you'll discover a unique blend of cultural influences—from the Greeks, Romans, Moors, and Normans to later civilizations.

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 The Greek theater of Taormina with Mt. Etna in the background  The Palatine Chapel, Palermo  The Greek temple of Segesta  The famous mosaics within the cathedral at Monreale  Palermo's Cathedral  The view of coastal Cefalú  Mosaic ceiling in the cathedral in Cefalú  The Romanesque cathedral of Cefalú  The castle of Erice   Temple of Concord, Valley of the Temples, Agrigento  Mosaics at the Roman Villa del Casale, Piazza Armerina  Mosaics at the Roman Villa del Casale, Piazza Armerina  Mosaics at the Roman Villa del Casale, Piazza Armerina  The baroque cathedral of Ortygia, Siracusa  The Greek theater of Siracusa  Coastal view near Taormina

Palermo and Taormina

A Stay in Sicily

10 days from $5,590

Explore Italy's fascinating island of Sicily in depth from two locations on the island during this special Cultural Stay. At this crossroads of the Mediterranean, you'll discover a unique blend of cultural influences—from the Greeks, Romans, Moors, and Normans to later civilizations.

or Call 855-330-1542

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WHAT OUR TRAVELERS SAY

Spending two weeks staying in two sites was really good... it meant far less packing and repacking and less fatigue. Our group was very congenial, and that was one of the high points if not the high point of our trip.

- Stephen B.

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Grand Hotel Piazza Borsa

Palermo, Sicily, Italy

The Grand Hotel Piazza Borsa is an upmarket hotel located in the heart of Sicily's capital in a quiet area just off of Via Vittorio Emanuele and steps from the Baroque square of Quattro Canti. The hotel was opened in 2010 after an extensive renovation having serving previously as both a convent and a bank. With 127 rooms and suites, the hotel offers the perfect combination of a grand atmosphere, comfort and modern facilities. The ancient cloister and modern spa are highlights of the property and a seasonal roof garden with shaded tables and chairs allows you to enjoy views of the city from atop the hotel. WiFi is complimentary throughout the hotel. 

Number of nights: 4

Eurostars Monte Tauro Hotel

Taormina, Italy

Built on the side of a bluff overlooking the Ionian Sea and the Gulf of Naxos, Eurostars Monte Tauro Hotel provides a place to relax after a full day of touring while enjoying remarkable panoramas. Its convenient location near Taormina’s historic center enables you to discover the allure of classic antiquities that the town embraces. Take advantage of the seasonal outdoor pool for a refreshing swim. The bar and restaurant offer a delightful atmosphere where you can enjoy a drink as well as freshly prepared Mediterranean specialties and Sicilian wines. The hotel is designed so that all guest rooms are welcoming with a full array of modern amenities including complimentary WiFi. Each room has a terrace or balcony with splendid sea views. 

Number of nights: 4