Treasures of Trinacria: From Antiquity to the Baroque

15 Day Tour of the Magical Island of Sicily

January 1- 15, 2022

Registration open now!!

Package Includes:

  • 5 nights Palermo, 1 night Agrigento, 2 nights Ragusa, 3 nights Siracusa, 1 night Catania, 1 night airport hotel
  • Accommodations in centrally located, three and four star hotels
  • Round-trip air transportation
  • All transportation between cities by motor coach
  • Buffet breakfast
  • Five dinners
  • Entrance to all museums, archeological sites,  and other venues included in the itinerary
  • Guided tour by a local expert at each site visited
  • Tour group is limited to 20 people.

This year we've added 2 exciting days to Treasures of Trinacria in order to visit Ragusa and Catania!!  Total cost will be listed very soon.  Stay tuned!!

Itinerary

  • Jan. 1  Departure
  • Jan. 2  Arrive Palermo, late afternoon.  Hotel Eurostar Centrale Palace  Get settled.  dinner
  • Jan. 3  morning:  Walking tour of Palermo with stops at Palazzo Reale and Cappella Palatina, San Giovanni degli Eremiti, Mercato Capo. afternoon:  Il Cattedrale, Quattro Canti, Piazza Municipio,  La Martorana
  • Jan. 4  morning:  Santa Caterina, Teatro Massimo, Museo Archeologico afternoon:  S. Domenico, Oratorio dei Ss. Rosario di S. Domenico, Oratorio dei Ss. Rosario di S. Cita’, Palazzo Mirto
  • Jan. 5  morning:  Monreale afternoon: Palazzo Abatelis
  • Jan. 6  Day trip to Cefalu’ late afternoon:  free time in Palermo dinner
  • Jan. 7   Depart Palermo morning:  Segesta afternoon:  Selinunte;  late afternoon arrival in Agrigento.  Pensione Arco Ubriaco, dinner
  • Jan. 8   Agrigento morning:  Valley of Temples and Archeological Museum; mid-afternoon departure for Ragusa (hotel to be tbd)
  • Jan. 9  Day exploring the Baroque town of Ragusa
  • Jan. 10   Leave Ragusa for Siracusa.  Residenza Hotel alla Giudecca; Stop at  Piazza Armerina enroute for a tour of the Villa Casale and lunch.  dinner
  • Jan. 11  Day in Siracusa.  Visit Archeological Zone, Greek Theater, Tomb of Archimedes, Archeological Museum.
  • Jan. 12. Day in SiracusaTour of Ortigia, including the Cathedral, Santa Lucia alla Badia (Caravaggio’s St. Lucy is inside.), the ancient Mikvah  Free time in afternoon
  • Jan. 13  Leave Siracusa for a day in Taormina. Visit the Greek Theater and the Odion. Free time in the town to enjoy the lovely shops, restaurants, and the magnificent views. Night in Catania (hotel tbd)
  • Jan. 14   Catania   Late afternoon, early evening flight to Rome and stay at the Golden Tulip Airport Hotel.
  • Jan. 15  Arrivederci Italia!