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Rome to Sicily

Rome to Sicily

Acquaint yourself with Italy’s ‘Eternal City’ of Rome and learn about the catastrophic fate of Pompeii. Soak up the sunshine in the coastal town of Sorrento and explore the beautiful Amalfi Coast, before heading south to Calabria, a hidden gem for those who stray off Italy’s beaten path. Continue to bustling Sicily, with the volcanic valleys of Mt. Etna, the timeworn streets of Syracuse, the Baroque wonders of Ragusa, the ruins of the Valley of Temples and the rich anti-mafia history of Palermo. Starring dramatic cliffside villages, clear waters and delicious seafood, this is a chance to experience the highlights of southern Italy.


  • Naples – Leader-led orientation walk
  • Naples – Statue of the Veiled Christ
  • Pompeii – Archaeological Site
  • Pompeii – Walking Tour with Local Guide
  • Mt Vesuvius – Crater Rim Walk & Summit Climb
  • Sorrento – Limoncello Tasting
  • Sorrento – Gelato Making Demonstration
  • Amalfi – Walk of the Gods Hike (Sentiero degli Dei)
  • Amalfi – Coastal Ferry Cruise Positano to Amalfi
  • Civita – Hike in Pollino National Park
  • Tropea – Aeolian Islands Cruise (Vulcano, Lipari, Stromboli)
  • Reggio Calabria – Archaeological Museum
  • Messina – Felucca sailing
  • Taormina – Day Trip
  • Mt Etna – Day Trip
  • Siracusa – Leader-led Orientation Walk
  • Noto & Ragusa – Day Trip
  • Agrigento – Guided visit Valley of the Temples
  • Erice – local sweets tasting
  • Palermo – Anti-Mafia Movement Tour


  • Wander around Rome’s famous landmarks including the Colosseum, Vatican City, Sistine Chapel, St Peter’s Basilica and much more. This is a city that bucket lists were made for
  • Feel La Dolce Vita while sipping espresso alongside sharp-dressed locals on the glamorous Sorrentine Peninsula
  • Explore the vast, frozen in time ruins of ancient Pompeii, which emerged from the ashes after thousands of years, and take a peak inside the steaming crater of Mt Vesuvius, the volcano that destroyed it
  • Hike among the olive groves on the Path of the Gods along the spectacular Amalfi Coast
  • Get up close and personal with the active volcanoes scattered across the Aeolian Islands and perhaps take a dip in one of the sulphur springs
  • Surrounded by dramatic valleys and craters set in a lunar-like landscape, towering Mt. Etna is one of the greatest natural beauties of the Mediterranean, and Europe’s largest active volcano
  • Search crumbling Greek and Roman ruins in the charming seaside town of Taormina

07/01/2023 through 09/26/2024
07/01/2023 through 09/29/2024

Day 1 Rome
Day 2 Naples / Pompeii
Day 3 Pompeii
Day 4 Mt Vesuvius / Sorrento
Day 5 Sorrento
Day 6 Amalfi
Day 7 Positano / Amalfi
Day 8 Amalfi
Day 9 Civita
Day 10 Pollino National Park / Civita
Day 11 Tropea
Day 12 Tropea
Day 13 Aeolian Islands / Tropea
Day 14 Reggio Calabria
Day 15 Catania
Day 16 Taormina / Catania
Day 17 Catania
Day 18 Syracuse
Day 19 Syracuse
Day 20 Noto/Ragusa/Agrigento
Day 21 Valley of the Temples/Marsala
Day 22 Erice/Palermo
Day 23 Palermo
Day 24 Palermo


On the East coast of Sicily is the city of Syracuse. Some people says that it has the best natural harbour of Italy. Once a great rival to ancient Athens, the old city is based in a small island next to the coast and contains many historical buildings. Archimedes lived and died here. Catania is a city that dates from the 18th century, reconstructed after a series of earthquakes. Mount Etna, the greater active volcano of Europe, is close and its continuous eruption attracts many tourists.

Visit the archaeological museum Paolo Orsi. Break for lunch in a noble villa in the gulf in front of the island of Ortigia. Explore the city and its monuments, such as the Greek theather and the Dyonisus’s Ear. Tour Ortigia, historical centre of the city and visit Palazzo Bellomo to see paintings by Caravaggio and Antonello da Messina.

04/28/24 - 05/21/24

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05/12/24 - 06/09/24

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06/16/24 - 07/09/24

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