Bare Bones Sicily

View to the unfinished temple at Segesta, with some Andante guests!
View to the unfinished temple at Segesta, with some Andante guests!
Mosaic of women exercising, from Piazza Armerina
Mosaic of women exercising, from Piazza Armerina
The beautiful mosaic ceiling of Monreale Cathedral
The beautiful mosaic ceiling of Monreale Cathedral

The multi-cultural nucleus of the ancient world; archaeologically, Sicily has it all - wonderfully-preserved Greek temples, Roman villas with mosaics and Norman cathedrals (also with glorious mosaics). This is a tremendously varied journey - from the flower-covered hills around ancient Segesta, to the Baroque splendour of chic Ortygia.

Themes

  • Romans
  • Medieval
  • Historic Churches
  • Ancient Greek

What's Included

  1. Expert Guide Lecturer
  2. Tour Manager
  3. Local Travel - Private a/c coach
  4. Choose when and where to eat - Breakfasts included. Sicilian cuisine is Italian with a touch of Arab spice. Delicious fish and vegetable dishes, often flavored with the almonds that grow all over the island.
  5. Entries & Tips - Entry to all sites in program; tips included
  6. Field Notes
  7. Hotels - 3 nights in chic baroque Ortygia, Syracuse; 2 nights close to the temples in Agrigento; 2 nights in Palermo, close to the museum

Hotel Info

  • 3 nights in chic baroque Ortygia, Syracuse: the hotel has an attractive rooftop restaurant from which you can enjoy views of the island's harbour. 
  • 2 nights in Agrigento: The hotel is set in a large area of parkland within the Valley of the Temples at Agrigento. There is restaurant, a large, terraced garden with orange and lemon trees, hibiscus and bougainvillea, and a covered terrace bar with an impressive view of the temples.
  • 2 nights in the centre of Palermo: in an elegantly restored palazzo, close to the museum and Teatro Massimo (opera house).

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