Sicily, the Mediterranean’s largest island has a special place in the story of Southern Europe. Successive waves of ancient and modern empires have left their mark and the unusual geography which features Europe’s largest volcano colours its unique character. Our wide loop of the island by train and coach takes in its most iconic sights and the special nature of Sicily and its people is revealed on this easy-going and entertaining, 5 star short adventure.

At a glance

  • Intercity express trains and luxury coach conections throughout
  • 4 World Heritage sites including Palermo’s Palaces and Cathedrals
  • Explore the remarkable World Heritage Valley of the Temples
  • Stay in the heart of Catania, Sicily’s grand Baroque city
  • Visit the ancient Greek cities of Syracuse and cliff-top Taomina
  • Special private charter on the narrow-gauge railway of Mt Etna
  • 2 nights at the premier 5* Villa Athena in Agrigento
  • Services of our local guides, tour manager and Australian host