Sicily Tour

Northern Sicily and Palermo Tour

A wonderful Sicily Tour in Two Days to the discovery of the Northern Sicily and Palermo

Sicily Tours

Sicily Tour Code: ST02

Northern Sicily and Palermo Tour

Escorted Tour of Sicily

A wonderful Sicily Tour with two days escorted tour of Sicily to the discovery of Messina, Tindari, Modica, Cefalu, and it will finish with a visit to Palermo, the capital of Sicily.

First of all, our drivers collect you from your location. Then, the Northern Sicily and Palermo Tour will start in the scenic Messina. This is the third largest city in Sicily. Afterwards, you will visit the fantastic Sanctuary of the Montalto Madonna and you will enjoy the amazing view.

Then, we will head to Tindari. The city is famous for the sculpture of the Virgin and the Child. Next, we will enjoy the ceramics, arts, and gardens of Santo Stefano di Camastra.

The Sicily Tour will then move to Modica, a coastal town with Medieval palaces and streets. Moreover, the city has an amazing Rocca. Finally, we will spend the night in Cefalu. The following morning, we will head to the capital, Palermo.

After arriving in Palermo, we will enjoy the most important baroque architecture in Italy. Last but not least, we will enjoy one of the best Sicilian wineries on our way back home.

Sicily Tour Itinerary

Messina – Tindari – Santo Stefano di Camastra – Modica – Cefalu – Palermo – Sicilian Winery

Sicily Tour – Travel Itinerary

Northern Sicily and Palermo Tour

Day 1

Messina

Messina is the third largest City in Sicily. Also, it is located in the scenic coastal streets of the North-East of Sicily.

First, we will stop at the fantastic Sanctuary of the Montalto Madonna. Thi place offers probably the best views in Messina. Then, our expert guides will take you on a tour of the Cathedral. After, you will visit also the Astronomical clock.

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Tindari

After Messina, we will drive you to our next destination: Tindari.

To explain more about the city, it was one of Sicily’s last Greek Colonies. Also, it and is home to the legend of the black Madonna.

As history says, the sculpture of the Virgin and Child in citron wood reached Tindari in the 8th Century. Here it is still worshipped today.

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After visiting the Sanctuary, you will have the opportunity to wander around the Greek ruins. Here you will admire the majestic views of the Tyrrhenian Sea, The Aeolian Islands and the Oliveri-Tindari lagoon.

Eventually, there will be time for lunch. Also, you can ask your driver for advice.

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Santo Stefano di Camastra

After lunch, we will then drive along the very scenic Northern Sicily coastal route.

Our next stop is Santo Stefano di Camastra, a colourful town, home of the traditional art of ceramics. You will have time to walk across the streets and take a closer look at the art of the local artisans.

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Modica

Next, we will head to Modica. This is an ancient city that was badly damaged during the 1693 earthquake. After the earthquake, Sicilians rebuilt it in Baroque style.

In addition, Modica has two parts, “higher” Modica and “lower” Modica.

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Cefalu

This coastal town is full of Medieval streets and home to a unique Norman cathedral.

During the evening, we will visit the cathedral. Here you will have the opportunity to walk up to The Rocca with an altitude of 270m. These spectacular remains of the Cefalu Castle worth the climb.

Finally, we will provide accommodation and evening meal.

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Day 2

Palermo

At your leisure, we leave Cefalu and head for Monreale. The city hosts one of Europe’s supreme cathedrals.

Subsequently, the journey takes us into the centre of Palermo. This colourful bustling city holds the most important baroque architecture in Italy. Among those, the Norman Palace, The Palatina Chapel, and the Church of Santa Chiara. Last but not least, we will see the renowned Piazza Quattro Canti.

Finally, we will spend the rest of our day visiting the City.

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Journey Back – Winery

In the end, we will drive you back to your chosen destination. On the way back, we see the centre of Sicily. Eventually, we will take in some fantastic countryside and small towns perched above.

Moreover, there will be the possibility of a final stop at a renowned vineyard for wine tasting.

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Prices

Northern Sicily and Palermo Tour

1-4 Persons 5-8 Persons
Escorted Tour of Sicily – Price per Group
€ 860 € 1180

Tour Info

  • On receiving your booking we will contact you to arrange your pick up location, time and address or any special requirements you may have.
  • Please note
    This is a private Sicily excursion with a dedicated driver and vehicle. The price DOES NOT INCLUDE Entrance fees to archaeological sites. All of our excursions and Sicily tours have been organised for pick up within a 10km radius of Taormina and Giardini Naxos. We would be more than happy to quote for pick up outside this area.
  • We apply the following Conditions of Sale.

Price Include

  • Private executive vehicle
  • English speaking driver-escort
  • Water on board
  • Local tolls
  • Insurance

Price Does Not Include

  • VAT 10%
  • Entrance fees to the archaeological sites
  • Costs of wine degustations and lunches

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