10 days

From $4,490

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Summary

The largest island in the Mediterranean, Sicily arguably has the richest history of any region in Italy. The classically beautiful heart of the Mediterranean has been praised by poets and became the prize of countless cultures - Phoenicians, Greeks & Romans and later the Normans. During the Greek and later the Norman periods, Sicily was the creative center of philosophy, art and learning. On this sun-soaked island, we find wonderfully preserved Greek temples, Roman villas and Norman cathedrals (many filled with stunning mosaics).

This trip showcases the wonderful monuments from all the cultures which found their homes on Sicily. We explore the Normano-Arabic churches of Palermo, alongside some of the best preserved Greek temples in the world – and the most important late antique villa in Italy.

Tour highlights:

  • See truly exceptional mosaics at the Villa Romana, Piazza Armerina
  • Visit Arab-Norman churches with their blend of Byzantine and Arabic art
  • See the cathedral at Monreale which is covered in opulent mosaics
  • Discover the Valley of the Temples in Agrigento, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Have a special access evening visit to the Cappella Palatina

Keeping you safe on your next tour

  • FREE 'Travel Safe' kits for every traveller
  • COVID-19 insurance
  • Enhanced Health and Safety audits
  • Distanced seating on coaches
  • 'Get me home' service and private airport transfers
  • COVID protocols at our hotels, and aboard our cruise ships
  • Packed lunches and flexible dining options
  • Flexible balance payment date and COVID-friendly refund conditions
  • COVID-testing and medical training for tour staff
  • Constant monitoring and post-tour tracing

 

Meet your Experts

Expert guides, whenever you travel

We are proud of our team of expert guide lecturers. Whenever you travel, your guide lecturer will be on hand to answer questions, tell stories and deliver insights to make your trip truly remarkable.

Oliver Gilkes

Guide Lecturer

Oliver currently works for Andante Travels in the archaeology department, designing new tours all over the world.

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Segesta, Sicily
Tour dates & prices

Included in your cost:

  • Expert Guide Lecturer
  • Professional Tour Manager
  • Local travel aboard a private air-conditioned coach
  • Accommodation
  • Meals as per the itinerary, wine and tea or coffee with dinner
  • Entries to all sites as per the itinerary
  • All taxes & gratuities
  • Field notes
Tour Departure Tour ID Departure date Return Date Guided by Price Deposit Single supplement Availability
September 2 2021 ASIC210902 September 2 2021 (Thursday) September 11 2021 (Saturday) Tony O’Connor $4,570
(ex. flights)
$500 $635 Book Now
September 9 2021 ASIC210909 September 9 2021 (Thursday) September 18 2021 (Saturday) Doru Bogdan $4,700
(ex. flights)
$500 $635 Book Now
September 30 2021 ASIC210930 September 30 2021 (Thursday) October 9 2021 (Saturday) Dr Jamie Sewell $4,500
(ex. flights)
$500 $635 Book Now
October 21 2021 ASIC211021 October 21 2021 (Thursday) October 30 2021 (Saturday) Oliver Gilkes $4,490
(ex. flights)
$500 $635 Book Now
April 21 2022 ASIC220421 April 21 2022 (Thursday) April 30 2022 (Saturday) Dr Eireann Marshall $4,835
(ex. flights)
$500 $695 Book Now
May 12 2022 ASIC220512 May 12 2022 (Thursday) May 21 2022 (Saturday) Dr Neil Faulkner $4,860
(ex. flights)
$500 $695 Book Now
September 8 2022 ASIC220908 September 8 2022 (Thursday) September 17 2022 (Saturday) Tony O’Connor $4,860
(ex. flights)
$500 $695 Book Now
September 22 2022 ASIC220922 September 22 2022 (Thursday) October 1 2022 (Saturday) Dr Gillian Shepherd $4,860
(ex. flights)
$500 $695 Book Now
September 29 2022 ASIC220929 September 29 2022 (Thursday) October 8 2022 (Saturday) Doru Bogdan $4,860
(ex. flights)
$500 $695 Book Now
October 20 2022 ASIC221020 October 20 2022 (Thursday) October 29 2022 (Saturday) Oliver Gilkes $4,835
(ex. flights)
$500 $695 Book Now
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