• Flight included
  • Accommodation included
  • Car rental included

Explore the beauty of Sicily by car

  • Round trip
  • 11 or 14 nights
  • Italy
price from £ 699.00
  • per person
  • based on 2 persons
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Explore the beautiful Italian island of Sicily with history, nature, food and drink. Inc. hotels, breakfast, excursions, rental car & flights

Dreaming of the perfect Italian escape? With ancient civilisations, captivating ocean views, gorgeous beaches and plenty of delicious food and drink to enjoy, this tour of beautiful Sicily has it all! You’ll find a wealth of historic treasures in the ancient cities of Ragusa and Agrigento, while relaxing drives along the coast provide the perfect chance to enjoy the island’s golden sandy beaches and picturesque walks. Enjoy the best of the island’s culinary delights, with an included trip to a traditional wine cellar and the oldest chocolate factory on the island, and sail out to the breath-taking Egadi and Aeolian Islands by boat for more adventure. Not to mention the buzz of city life in Palermo, or the unforgettable sight of Mount Etna – with so much to discover, you’ll be counting down the days until you’re in sunny Sicilia!

Included
  • 11 or 14 nights in Sicily
  • Breakfast
  • Visit the Bonajuto chocolate factory with tasting in Modica
  • Visit the Valley of the Temples in Agrigento
  • Visit Kolymbetra Garden
  • Wine tasting in a traditional cellar in Marsala
  • Wine and honey tasting on Mount Etna (inc. on 14 nights)
  • Rental car
  • Return flight from Bristol, Edinburgh, London Gatwick, London Luton, Manchester to Catania

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Day 1-2: Welcome to Ragusa

Benvenuti in Sicilia! Your wonderful journey across the island of Sicily begins with a stay in the historic city of Ragusa. Pick up your rental car after landing, and enjoy the approx. 1 hour drive to the city before checking in.

As a UNESCO World Heritage Site, you can immerse yourself … Read more

Poggio Del Sole Resort  or similar

Day 3-4: Agrigento's ancient wonders

For the next part of your Sicilian adventure, it's time to drive to the ancient city of Agrigento on day 3. Another UNESCO World Heritage site, Agrigento is a treasure trove of wonders from Ancient Greece, including excellently preserved temples dating back to the 5th century BC. On day 4, y… Read more

Hotel Villa Romana  or similar

Day 5-6: A taste of Marsala...

Mmm, Marsala! Enjoy a scenic drive down to this charming town on the west coast of Sicily on day 5 - where you'll have a couple of days to explore its wonderful culture, history, and delicious food and drink!

Marsala is most famous for its eponymous fortified wine, made in the local… Read more

Hotel Admeto  or similar

Day 7-8: Vibrant Palermo

Drive on to Palermo on day 7, a city that has been at the crossroads of civilization for countless centuries! You've got 2 wonderful days to explore the city at your own pace, and there's plenty to discover through the island capital. With roots going back to 8th century Arab traders, th… Read more

ibis Styles Palermo Cristal  or similar

Day 9-10: Milazzo and the Aeolian Islands

It's time for a change of pace as you drive to Milazzo today, with a scenic drive just over 2 hours. On the way there, it's well worth stopping over in beautiful Cefalu - for a touch of Italian seaside escapism! This sweet and historic town feels like stepping into a classic Italian movi… Read more

Cassisi Hotel  or similar

Day 11: Catania and "Mamma Etna"

On day 11, you'll explore the final stop of your Sicilian tour - Catania. This is a picturesque city of contrasts - seated at the foot of the famous Mount Etna, you'll see some breathtaking views en route during your drive there. It's worth taking a stop along the so-called Cyclops R… Read more

Atlantis Palace Hotel  or similar

Day 1-3: Welcome to Ragusa

Benvenuti in Sicilia! Your wonderful journey across the island of Sicily begins with a stay in the historic city of Ragusa. Pick up your rental car after landing, and enjoy the approx. 1 hour drive to the city before checking in.

As a UNESCO World Heritage Site, you can immerse yourself … Read more

Poggio Del Sole Resort  or similar

Day 4-5: Agrigento's ancient wonders

For the next part of your Sicilian adventure, it's time to drive to the ancient city of Agrigento on day 4. Another UNESCO World Heritage site, Agrigento is a treasure trove of wonders from Ancient Greece, including excellently preserved temples dating back to the 5th century BC. On day 5, y… Read more

Hotel Villa Romana  or similar

Day 6-8: A taste of Marsala

Mmm, Marsala! Enjoy a scenic drive down to this charming town on the west coast of Sicily on day 6 - where you'll have a couple of days to explore its wonderful culture, history, and delicious food and drink!

Marsala is most famous for its eponymous fortified wine, made in the local… Read more

Hotel Admeto  or similar

Day 9-10: Vibrant Palermo

Drive on to Palermo on day 9, a city that has been at the crossroads of civilization for countless centuries! You've got 2 wonderful days to explore the city at your own pace, and there's plenty to discover through the island capital. With roots going back to 8th century Arab traders, th… Read more

ibis Styles Palermo Cristal  or similar

Day 11-12: Milazzo and the Aeolian Islands

It's time for a change of pace as you drive to Milazzo today, with a scenic drive just over 2 hours. On the way there, it's well worth stopping over in beautiful Cefalu - for a touch of Italian seaside escapism! This sweet and historic town feels like stepping into a classic Italian movi… Read more

Cassisi Hotel  or similar

Day 13-14: Catania and "Mamma Etna"

On day 13, you'll explore the final stop of your Sicilian tour - Catania. This is a picturesque city of contrasts - seated at the foot of the famous Mount Etna, you'll see some breathtaking views en route during your drive there. It's worth taking a stop along the so-called Cyclops R… Read more

Atlantis Palace Hotel  or similar

Day 1-3: Welcome to Ragusa

Benvenuti in Sicilia! Your wonderful journey across the island of Sicily begins with a stay in the historic city of Ragusa. Pick up your rental car after landing, and enjoy the approx. 1 hour drive to the city before checking in.

As a UNESCO World Heritage Site, you can immerse yourself … Read more

Poggio Del Sole Resort  or similar

Day 4-5: Agrigento's ancient wonders

For the next part of your Sicilian adventure, it's time to drive to the ancient city of Agrigento on day 4. Another UNESCO World Heritage site, Agrigento is a treasure trove of wonders from Ancient Greece, including excellently preserved temples dating back to the 5th century BC. On day 5, y… Read more

Hotel Villa Romana  or similar

Day 6-8: A taste of Marsala

Mmm, Marsala! Enjoy a scenic drive down to this charming town on the west coast of Sicily on day 6 - where you'll have a couple of days to explore its wonderful culture, history, and delicious food and drink!

Marsala is most famous for its eponymous fortified wine, made in the local… Read more

Hotel Admeto  or similar

Day 9-10: Vibrant Palermo

Drive on to Palermo on day 9, a city that has been at the crossroads of civilization for countless centuries! You've got 2 wonderful days to explore the city at your own pace, and there's plenty to discover through the island capital. With roots going back to 8th century Arab traders, th… Read more

ibis Styles Palermo Cristal  or similar

Day 11-12: Milazzo and the Aeolian Islands

It's time for a change of pace as you drive to Milazzo today, with a scenic drive just over 2 hours. On the way there, it's well worth stopping over in beautiful Cefalu - for a touch of Italian seaside escapism! This sweet and historic town feels like stepping into a classic Italian movi… Read more

Cassisi Hotel  or similar

Day 13-14: Catania and "Mamma Etna"

On day 13, you'll explore the final stop of your Sicilian tour - Catania. This is a picturesque city of contrasts - seated at the foot of the famous Mount Etna, you'll see some breathtaking views en route during your drive there. It's worth taking a stop along the so-called Cyclops R… Read more

Atlantis Palace Hotel  or similar
Optional excursions

To make your stay in Sicily even more memorable, you can choose optional excursions in the booking process:
• Cooking class in Avola – 14 day trip only (day 3, approx. 2 hours) •
Learn to make a traditional Sicilian 4 course menu with the guidance of a top chef, in nearby Avola, where you will make 2 starters and 2 main course dishes, before enjoying them all.
• Boat trip to Egadi Islands (full day) •
This excursion is available during your free day in Marsala. From the nearby port of Trapani, take a group boat ride to see 2 of the stunning Egadi Islands, Favignana and Levanzo. You can see natural wonders including caves and meadows, learn about local legends and history, and bathe in the warm ocean water. Lunch is available on the boat at an additional cost.
• Boat trip to Lipari & Vulcano (day 10 or 12, full day trip) •
Enjoy a boat trip to the Aeolian Islands from Milazzo. Visit the islands of Lipari & Vulcano and spend a day enjoy the laidback lifestyle on the historic islands. Wander along the picturesque streets and take in the sights of Lipari, while at Vulcano, you can enjoy natural hot spring baths, and stunning black sand beaches. Snacks are available on board at an additional cost.
• Etna wine tasting and lunch – included for 14 day trip and optional for 11 day trip (approx. 2 hours) •
Visit the beautiful sight of Mount Etna where you can enjoy delicious local wines and see the traditional vineyards, before enjoying a light lunch made with fresh local produce, including cheese, honey, canapes and more.
• Traditional Sicilian dinner in Palermo (day 8 or 10, approx. 2 hours) •
Enjoy a sumptuous Sicilian 2 course dinner, in an atmospheric restaurant in the historic centre of Palermo. (ex. drinks)

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Excluded
  • Tourist tax per person and night (payable locally)
  • Fuel for the rental car
  • Possibly applicable - tolls, road, bridge and parking fees
Payment

If you book this deal before 42 days of your departure, you can choose to pay in parts. The deposit will be 50% of the deal’s price plus the booking fee and travel and/or cancellation insurance (when applicable). You will find the payment amounts and deadlines to pay every installment at the last step of the booking process.

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Conditions

Your booking is a direct contract between you and Secret Escapes Ltd. for the provision of your package. Secret Escapes acts as a tour operator responsible, and is therefore liable for the proper execution of the agreement. The Secret Escapes Terms and Conditions (A) apply to this booking. The Secret Escapes Cancellation Terms and Conditions apply to this booking.

Secret Escapes Limited is a company registered in England & Wales under number 07026107, registered office 120 Holborn, London, EC1N 2TD, United Kingdom.© Secret Escapes 2020

Price changes

Please note that the flights included in this offer are subject to live availability and price, and can change during your booking process. When this is the case, we will always notify during the booking process.

COVID-19 info

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be additional entry requirements in effect at your destination, which are subject to change at short notice. Please familiarise yourself with the latest requirements before departure via your government's foreign advice service.

Rental car

The main driver must be at least 18 years old and hold a valid driver's license. The main driver must have a credit card in their own name with a sufficient credit limit for the deposit. You will pick and up and drop off the rental car at the airport. Travellers should allow enough time to drive to the airport and return the rental car before the return flight.

An excess risk applies in the event of theft or damage. A credit card deposit is required upon arrival. Comprehensive insurance, non-life insurance, liability insurance, theft insurance and cover for glass, tires, floor and roof damage is included. You will receive all rental car information along with your travel documents.

Occupancy

Maximum 2 adults and 1 child under 2 years

Single supplement

The single supplement is based on travel dates and duration of travel. You will see the final price in the booking process.

Children's discount

On the basis of two full-paying adults, a discount for children may be offered dependent on the chosen travel dates and length of stay. You will see the applicable discount in the final booking process. Please note: children up to 12 months old receive a discount on the plane ticket, but will not receive a seat or baggage allowance.

Infant bed

Unfortunately, cots are not available throughout this trip.

Accessibility

Unfortunately, this trip is not wheelchair accessible.

Pets

Pets are not permitted on this trip due to international plane travel.

Parking at the hotel

Hotel Admeto: €5 per day; Hotel Massisi €15 per day. All other hotels offer free parking for guests, either on-site or nearby.

Flight times

Please note that flights may be subject to change, delay or postponement by the provider and that flight times are provisional. Don't forget to check the actual flight times before departure on the website of the airline or the airport to avoid inconvenient surprises.

Travel documents

You will receive all documents relevant to your trip, 5 days prior to departure at the latest.

Similar accommodation

In some circumstances, the hotel specified in the itinerary may not be available. In this case, you will be transferred to a comparable hotel in the vicinity. You will receive details of your definitive accommodation five days before departure.

Brexit

Please be aware that following Brexit, you may need a permit to drive in some countries. To stay informed about how the UK leaving the EU could affect you when travelling in Europe, and the steps you need to take, please visit the Foreign and Commonwealth Office website: https://www.gov.uk/visit-europe-brexit