On arrival in Rome, you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel for the evening.
Your coach makes its way to stunning Sorrento, where you'll have time to explore this south western Italian town that's home to shops selling beautiful ceramics and lace-work. Soaring cliffs offer ideal vantage points for taking in magnificent views of the Bay of Naples. Includes Breakfast, Dinner
Hop on the coach for a drive through the scenic Italian countryside to Villa San Giovanni. Board the ferry bound for the port city of Messina, where the apostrophe-shaped harbour perches on the Ionian Coast of Sicily. Includes Breakfast, Dinner
Mt Etna is first on the agenda today with an included visit, marvel at the largest UNESCO World Heritage listed volcano in Europe. Later enjoy a stroll along Corso Umberto and visit Piazza Nove Aprile in Taormina. This afternoon, return to your hotel for the evening. Includes Breakfast
Visit Villa Romana del Casale, a 4th-century, World Heritage-listed villa in Piazza Armerina. When you reach Agrigento you’ll have chance to see the important archaeological site with its hilltop Valley of the Temples. A local guide will lead you around the temple of Juno Lacinia, before you board the coach back to your hotel. Includes Breakfast, Dinner
The first stop on today’s itinerary is the historic city of Selinunte. Discover the ancient Greek Acropolis with its crumbling collection of temple remains. Get to know the inner workings of a salt mill in Marsala before travelling on to Palermo. Includes Breakfast
See the sights of Trapani, traditionally a trading hub, which now attracts visitors to its historic centre and harbour. Board the cable car to the historic hilltop town of Erice for a bird’s eye view before heading back to your Palermo hotel. Includes Breakfast
Take the whole day to explore the sizzling Sicilian capital, where a local guide will introduce you to the opulent royal chapel, Cappella Palatina, adorned in gilded stuccos and elaborate frescos. Boarding the ferry in Palermo that evening, you’ll awake in Naples in time for breakfast. Includes Breakfast
Hop on the coach bound for Rome, and take some time to explore the ‘Eternal City’ at your own pace. You could choose to sip quality coffee and watch the world go by at a piazza café, or see one or two of the city’s main attractions, such as the elaborate Trevi Fountain, the people-watching hotspot of the Spanish Steps, or the holy Vatican City, with its collection of museums and opulent architecture.
After breakfast you’ll board the coach back to the airport for your flight back to the UK. Includes Breakfast
What's Included • Return flights UK - Rome - UK • Accommodation on tour in a twin room with private facilities • Meals on tour - 8 breakfasts and 4 dinners • Services of a tour director whilst touring and representative in resort • Porterage (for one suitcase per person) • Individual audio system • Transfers between the overseas airports and hotels • All local and airport taxes/service charges
Holiday highlights • Visit to Mount Etna • Piazza Armenrina • Temple of Concord • Selinunte Acropolis visit • Palermo sightseeing • Sorrento Visit.