10 days

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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

Full Price
$4,500

Today's Price
$4,275

Saving
$225

Benefit from one of these limited time offers:

  • Save $225 if you pay your full balance today, just $4,275
  • Pay a low deposit of $149, was $750.

Single supplement: $635

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.

Tony O’Connor

Guide Lecturer

Tony O'Connor is a specialist in the Roman Empire, who has excavated widely across Britain, Europe and North Africa. He is particularly passionate about Roman North Africa, having excavated in Libya for many years.

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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 Supp. Offer Availability
April 22 2021 ASIC210422 April 22 2021 (Thursday) May 1 2021 (Saturday) Oliver Gilkes $4,500
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May 13 2021 ASIC210513 May 13 2021 (Thursday) May 22 2021 (Saturday) Doru Bogdan $4,490
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September 2 2021 ASIC210902 September 2 2021 (Thursday) September 11 2021 (Saturday) Tony O’Connor $4,500
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September 9 2021 ASIC210909 September 9 2021 (Thursday) September 18 2021 (Saturday) Doru Bogdan $4,500
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September 30 2021 ASIC210930 September 30 2021 (Thursday) October 9 2021 (Saturday) Dr Jamie Sewell $4,430
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October 21 2021 ASIC211021 October 21 2021 (Thursday) October 30 2021 (Saturday) Oliver Gilkes $4,490
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