Sicily is an island with extremely rich and struggling history, and therefore the archaeological remains and cultural vestiges are exceptional. Once ruled by Greeks and Romans, the largest island in Mediterranean Sea is today one of the best-rated holiday destinations in Europe, being visited yearly by millions of tourists seeking for gorgeous beaches, high-class accommodation amenities in luxury resorts, tasty foods and a friendly vacation atmosphere. Due to its unique heritage, Sicily is not just a perfect destination for beach holidays, but also to this island are organized some of the best sightseeing tours in Italy.
The entire Sicilian island has rich historical vestiges and buildings with high architectural value, and as a result travelers are advised to take a tour that include the most important cities and landmarks: Palermo, Monreale, Erice, Selinunte, Agrigento, Enna, Taormina, Trapani, Syracuse, Catania, Cefalu, and others. Accommodation options in vacation rental properties, villas and hotels with deluxe amenities are available everywhere in Sicily. On the travel scene can be found different trips to this Italian island, but perhaps the most valuable of all is the tour called significantly "Best of Sicily Tour".
"Best of Sicily Tour" is the kind of trip that turns to a unique life experience. Not just that vacationers traveling across one of the most famous regions in Italy (Sicily is even today and autonomous region that benefits on several special laws), but they have chance to admire extraordinary landmarks and points of interest like the Cathedral in Palermo, Valley of Temples in Agrigento, and the archaeological excavations in Syracuse. The 7-day tour in Sicily starts at airport in Catania (one of the largest Sicilian cities) and includes in the first day the transfer to Taormina and a welcome cocktail in the evening. In the next morning, tourists take a brief tour of Taormina (founded in 400 B.C.) and see in a distance the peak of Mount Etna (a still active volcano, one of the most famous in Europe), the Greek Theater, Corso Umberto, and the Piazza with breathtaking views across the bay to the Ionian Sea. In the third day, the participants visit Syracuse and enjoy attractions that include the Greek Theater, the "Ear of Dionysus", the Roman amphitheater and island of Ortigia with the historical center.
In the evening, vacationers return to Taormina and take pleasure in another tasty dinner. Day 4 of the sightseeing tour in Sicily features visits to Piazza Armerina (with beautiful mosaics in the Roman Villa of Casale), Enna (an old fortress-town), and Agrigento, where the accommodation is provided by another luxury hotel. After rest, vacationers take part to a guided tour and have the opportunity to see the Valley of the Temples, one of the most important Sicilian landmarks because there is located the most valuable Greek sanctuary in Sicily.
In the fifth day, travelers check out and start their trip to Selinunte (where are visited the Dorian Temples and the Acropolis), Erice (with the amazing Castle Gardens), and Palermo, the capital city of Sicily, where people check in at a hotel located in the central area of the city. Day 6 is reserved for visiting Palermo and its top attractions. The most important landmarks include the Cathedral (built in 1184) and Piazza Bellini, amongst others. Besides enjoying beauties of the capital city, tourists visit Monreale in order to see the Norman Cathedral built in the 12th century and Mondello, a small fishing village where can be seen the traditional Sicilian way of life. In the last day of the tour, people are transferred to airport in Palermo to fly back to home.
Along with this amazing trip (considered not without reason the best Sicilian tour) to this island are available many other tour packages including jaunts to different holiday destinations. Organized excursions have several advantages, but many vacationers take customized day trips and sightseeing tours in length of several weeks as well. As mentioned before, there are plenty of hotels in Sicily offering very good accommodation conditions, restaurants serving excellent food can be found everywhere, the roads are generally good, so a personalized getaway by car to the most famous Italian island is a very interesting alternative to the organized tour packages to Sicily.
Sightseeing Tours In Sicily
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