10 days

From $4,295

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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
Meet your Experts

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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.

Doru Bogdan

Guide Lecturer

A researcher and lecturer at the University of Alba Iulia in Romania, Doru Bogdan is a specialist in Roman archaeology and has also supervised an array of fascinating excavations.

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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. Availability
September 10 2020 ASIC200910 September 10 2020 (Thursday) September 20 2020 (Sunday) Oliver Gilkes Michela O'Brien $4,355
(ex. flights)
$750 $660 Call for availability
September 17 2020 ASIC200917 September 17 2020 (Thursday) September 27 2020 (Sunday) Dr Gillian Shepherd Alex Casey $4,355
(ex. flights)
$750 $660 Call for availability
October 1 2020 ASIC201001 October 1 2020 (Thursday) October 11 2020 (Sunday) Doru Bogdan Marina Bazzani $4,290
(ex. flights)
$750 $660 Call for availability
October 8 2020 ASIC201008 October 8 2020 (Thursday) October 18 2020 (Sunday) Dr Jamie Sewell Johanna Flippent $4,290
(ex. flights)
$750 $660 Call for availability
April 22 2021 ASIC210422 April 22 2021 (Thursday) May 1 2021 (Saturday) Oliver Gilkes $4,365
(ex. flights)
$149
$750
$635 Book Now
May 13 2021 ASIC210513 May 13 2021 (Thursday) May 22 2021 (Saturday) Doru Bogdan $4,195
(ex. flights)
$149
$750
$635 Book Now
September 2 2021 ASIC210902 September 2 2021 (Thursday) September 11 2021 (Saturday) Tony O’Connor $4,365
(ex. flights)
$149
$750
$635 Book Now
September 9 2021 ASIC210909 September 9 2021 (Thursday) September 18 2021 (Saturday) Doru Bogdan $4,295
(ex. flights)
$149
$750
$635 Book Now
September 30 2021 ASIC210930 September 30 2021 (Thursday) October 9 2021 (Saturday) Dr Jamie Sewell $4,295
(ex. flights)
$149
$750
$635 Book Now
October 21 2021 ASIC211021 October 21 2021 (Thursday) October 30 2021 (Saturday) Oliver Gilkes $4,290
(ex. flights)
$149
$750
$635 Book Now
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