Explore Italy's fascinating island of Sicily in depth from two locations on the island. At this crossroads of the Mediterranean, you will 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 $4,990

Explore Italy's fascinating island of Sicily in depth from two locations on the island. At this crossroads of the Mediterranean, you will 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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Excelsior Palace Palermo

Palermo, Sicily

The Excelsior Palace Palermo Hotel is nestled in the heart of the city and ideally located close to shops and places of interest in Palermo. Return from sightseeing to relax in the sauna, unwind with a workout in the fully equipped fitness center, or chat with new friends in the cozy lounge. Savor culinary delights in the hotel’s restaurants and then retire to the comforts of your guest room. Each is tastefully appointed with satellite TV, minibar, and other amenities designed to ensure your comfort.

Number of nights: 4



Grand Hotel Atlantis Bay

Taormina, Italy

The most beautiful feature of the Grand Hotel Atlantis Bay is its similarity to a village built on a cliff that cascades towards the sea. This creates stunning terraces and views over the magnificent bay. With a private seaside solarium and swimming pool, as well as easy access to the center of Taormina, its position is enviable. The interiors of this 5-star hotel are luxuriously appointed in classic style embellished by the colors and styles of the sea. Enjoy freshly prepared, local cuisine and picture-perfect views while dining.

Number of nights: 4

Grand Hotel Mazzaro Sea Palace (October 28 departure only)

Taormina, Sicily

Set on the edge of Baia di Mazzaro, the beautiful Grand Hotel Mazzaro Sea Palace offers remarkable views of the sea and coastline. The bay, one of the most remarkable areas of Taormina, is the perfect place to enjoy water sports. However, you also may choose to relax on the hotel’s private beach. Amenities include a fitness center, a spa and a seawater pool. Each guest room boasts sophisticated finishes and modern conveniences.

Number of nights: 1



Eurostars Monte Tauro (2021 departures)

Taormina, Italy

The Eurostars Monte Tauro enjoys an incredible location in Taormina. The hotel cascades down a hillside at the edge of the town’s center, offering an easy walk to many shops and restaurants and also an unspoiled view across the sparkling Ionian Sea. Amenities of this 98-room hotel include a restaurant and bar overlooking the water; outdoor swimming pool with water views, hydro-massage jets, and a lounge area; spa services; laundry and dry-cleaning services (for a fee); and complimentary Wi-Fi internet access. Each air-conditioned guest room has a private deck overlooking the water and features private bath with hair dryer, minibar, in-room safe, TV, and phone.

Number of nights: 4

Grand Hotel Piazza Borsa (2021 departures)

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