Steeped in centuries of history, Sicily, the largest island in the stunning Mediterranean Sea, offers visitors a wide range of travel experiences and unforgettable sights. This tour enchants holiday-goers with the warm waters of the region and the world-famous hospitality of the Sicilian people. With seven nights of either bed and breakfast or half-board accommodation options, as well as several excursion options, Newmarket Holidays offers unique travel packages to this popular destination in Italy.
The tour begins with the pristine beaches of Cefalu on the Tyrrhenian Sea, a short distance from the Sicilian capital city of Palermo. An active fishing port, here travellers will find numerous shops and dining options, as well as the 12th century Cathedral-Basilica of Cefalu beautifully juxtaposed against “La Rocca”, a rugged rocky outcrop. Accommodation options offer sandy beaches, remarkable views and lush settings.
From here, an optional half-day excursion is available which takes travellers to Sicily’s capital of Palermo, where guests will discover vibrant culture and architecture. A Landmarks are the Royal Palazzo dei Normanni, which stands upon the highest point in the capital city, and the Archaeological Museum (Museo Archeologico Regionale Antonio Salinas) which has one of the richest collections of Punic and Ancient Greek art. Well worth the visit, this excursion is also available from Santa Nicola.
On the east coast of Sicily on the Ionian Sea, the small town of Taormina offers customers spectacular beaches, accessible by aerial tramways or buses from the cliff-side town known for its romantic flower bedecked terraces and alleys. The Taormina Mare resorts feature delightful seaside or hillside accommodations, with numerous dining delights and shopping options. The various resorts offer charm galore Optional excursions bring guests into the quaint and historic town of Taormina, Mount Etna or Syracuse. Visit the active volcanic Mount Etna and its scarred, rugged landscape, or take in the rich Greek history and ancient temples of Athena and Apollo in Syracuse.
Make the Most of Travel with Newmarket Holidays
With the professional customer service team at Newmarket Holidays, planning the perfect Sicilian holiday is simple and enjoyable. Take advantage of the knowledgeable Newmarket Holidays Tour Managers and enjoy the benefits of comfortable accommodation, great excursions and unforgettable beauty that only Sicily can offer to the discerning traveller.