Active Sicily plus great food in about 1 week

  A couple visited Italy in August 2017

“We have 6 days to spend in Sicily ending in Messina or close by since we have plans from there.
Definitely want to visit Palermo, Agrigento, Ragusa, Noto and Syracuse
Fit middle aged couple, like good food
Interested in historical sites and great boutique hotels, authentic restaurants. Love walking a LOT.”

Giorgia Carraffa, a local specialist from Italy, helped this traveler put together a customized itinerary based on Experience the Best of Sicily - 7 Days.

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The Best of Sicily in 6 days!

Day 1: Arrival in Palermo
Day 2: Palermo and Agrigento
Day 3: Agrigento and Ragusa
Day 4: Noto and Syracuse
Day 5: Catania and Mt Etna
Day 6: Mt Etna
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Traveler Review

It was mostly perfect. The drivers were all wonderful. They were punctual, friendly, obliging and cars were immaculate . The guides were even better, especially Valentina in Palermo who we adored.The others were fabulous too.Accommodation was mostly good,but we found the agiturismo in Agrigento tooooo remote,and my brief did say we were city slickers . Also it was feragosto eve and they had a party.
However,I have been recommending you to everyone.

Also nearly perfect but better than good. As I mentioned,The accommodation in Tenuta San Giovanni was really not us, we would have preferred something in the city of Agrigento. This place was 7 kilometres from the nearest village and 50 minutes from Agrigento.I have stayed at farmhouses before but they were walking distance to piazza's. Not this one.
Also, the voucher for the Etna excursion said meet at 9.30 at the hut. When we arrived at 9.23,they told us the 9.30 group had gone and we would have to wait for the 10.30 group. This would've got us back to our transport to Messina too late, and also we had arrangements in Messina to get to on time.So we paid for the shorter version out of pocket. The man in charge of hut Etna excursion said we should get a refund for the one we missed,so I am also enquiring about that .