Ancient Sicily

14 nights from £2330

Start:Syracusa
Finish:Giardini Naxos
Duration:14 Nights
Group size:4 - 18
Suitable for: Adult
Accommodation:Standard
Physical rating:Moderate
Meals:Breakfast: 14
Diets:Vegetarians, Vegans
Tour operated in: English

Overview

Sicily is an ideal destination for anyone interested in ancient history, as there are so many sites to see within such close proximity. On this two week trip we visit many of the island's highlights including the Valley of the Temples in Agrigento, the Greek Theatre of Taormina and the amazing mosaics at the Villa Romana. We will be joined by our guest lecturer Mr Antonio Marretta who will ensure that our knowledge and experiences of Sicily are brought to life through the information and enthusiasm he brings to the trip. As well as the extensive history we will experience the sunny Mediterranean climate, delicious food and wine, and relax beside the coast........read more
Highlights
  • Agrigento - Visit Sicily's most famous Classical remains in the Valley of the Temples with its remarkable Doric architecture
  • Erice - Discover this walled medieval hilltop town with its maze of narrow winding cobbled streets and quaint shops
  • Villa Romana del Casale - See some of the best preserved and most extensive mosaics left in Europe at this Roman villa
Why Book this Tour
This trip is accompanied by a guest lecturer, Mr Antonio Marretta. With a degree in History and Political Science, a specialisation in Art and Archaeology and 25 years guiding experience, there are not many questions that Antonio does not know the answer to and he delights in sharing his love of Sicily.

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Start:Syracusa
Finish:Giardini Naxos
Duration:14 Nights
Group size:4 - 18
Suitable for: Adult
Accommodation:Standard
Physical rating:Moderate
Meals:Breakfast: 14
Diets:Vegetarians, Vegans
Tour operated in: English
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