The Short Tour from Palermo to Taormina 2024

Discover a journey in the colours, flavours and traditions of the Sicilian area in our short 5 day tour.
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Tour Details

The Short Tour from Palermo to Taormina 2024

Starts: Palermo | Ends: Taormina

Price High Season/Low Season:
$1799/$1649 Twin Share/Double Per Person 
$2099/$1979 Single Room
3rd pax in triple room on request

Departing Dates 2024:

High Season
MAY: 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th
JULY: 16th, 22nd
AUGUST: 27th
SEPTEMBER: 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th

Low Season
APRIL: 23rd
JUNE: 4th, 18th, 25th
OCTOBER: 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd

Trip Length: 5 Days | 4 Nights 
Meals included: Breakfast | 1 Lunch

Contact us to book for 2024.


  • 4 nights’ accommodation in 4* hotels
  • Board: 4 Breakfasts at Hotel.
  • 1 Street food lunch in Palermo including water and wine.
  • Visit of a cellar and Wine tasting on Mount Etna
  • Transportation de Luxe motor coach with free wi-fi (a minivan with English Speaking driver, normally not equipped with wifi, will be provided if the number of participants is equal to or less than eight)
  • English speaking Tour Escort* and Local Guides where necessary
  • Whispers Kit (for group with more than 10 passengers)
  • Porterage at hotels


  • Transfers in/out
  • City Tax: to be paid directly at the Hotel.
  • Beverages (excluded water at meals in the Hotels)
  • Everything which is not clearly specified under” rate includes”


  • Palermo Grand Hotel Piazza Borsa 4****
  • Politeama Palace 4**** or similar
  • Taormina Villa Diodoro 4****
  • Hotel Caparena 4**** or similar


  • 100 % penalty from 2 days and NO SHOW
  • 80 % penalty from 3 to 7 days before the beginning of the Tour
  • 40 % penalty from 8 to 14 days before the beginning of the Tour
  • 20 % penalty from 15 to 30 days before the beginning of the Tour

Important information: * For reasons not dependent by our supplier (public events, religious holidays, sporting events or adverse weather conditions), the itinerary can be changed without notice; in this case our supplier ensures – where possible – similar visits and excursions according to the spirit of the tour program If the number of participants does not reach the minimum of 9 pax, our supplier will guarantee the departure, with a minivan, English Speaking driver and Local Guide services where necessary, reserving the right to make changes to the travel program by giving notice within 15 days before the departure date.

Independent arrival at the hotel in Palermo, accommodation, and Overnight

After a buffet breakfast, Free time at disposal for visit Palermo. At 1.30pm appointment with your guide to start the guided tour of the city. First, we will enjoy a “street food” lunch in the centre of the town and then we’ll visit the Cathedral, one of the most important architectural monuments. We will continue our visit by walking along Corso Vittorio Emanuele to reach “I Quattro Canti di Città” Piazza Pretoria, Piazza Bellini and we’ll visit the Church of Santa Caterina. Accommodation at hotel and free time at disposal for shopping and dinner. Overnight.

After a buffet breakfast departure to visit the town of Monreale, situated on a hill at few kms far from Palermo in panoramic position. Visit of the Cathedral, one of the most beautiful monuments in the world with its Moorish architecture, housing very fine mosaics representing a complete cycle of the Old and New Testaments in Arab-Norman style. Continue to Cefalù, a former fishing village, now a charming coastal town. Enjoy a walk to the city centre and down main street to reach the Arab-Norman Cathedral and the medieval washhouse built in the rock. Free time at disposal to explore the town and shopping and lunch on your own. Proceed to Taormina through the coastal road passing through Messina from where we’ll have the chance to admire the suggestive scenery of the Strait of Messina. Accommodation at your hotel and free time at disposal for dinner. Overnight.

After a buffet breakfast, excursion to Mount Etna, the highest active Volcano in Europe. Weather conditions permitting, across fascinating landscape with different kind of vegetation, a mixture of citrus groves, vineyards and fruit trees. We will reach a height of 1800 metres to visit the Sylvester Craters where we’ll enjoy a spectacular panorama over the Ionian Sea. Stop at a local winery on the eastern slopes of Etna and visit a prestigious cellar. We will have the opportunity to taste different local wines accompanied by local cheese and cold cuts. In the afternoon back to Taormina, charming city called “the pearl of the Ionian Sea”: enjoy time at leisure for shopping or walking through its tiny streets. Possibility to visit the Greek-Roman Theatre on your own (Ticket €.12,00 p.p.), with its spectacular view of Giardini Naxos and Mount Etna. Free time for dinner and overnight.

After buffet breakfast, end of the Tour

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