New Tour for 2024!
Sicily & Southern Italy
August 19, 2024 thru September 2, 2024
TOUR PRICE INCLUDES:
Roundtrip air transportation from ABQ to Catania, return from Naples
Transfers and motorcoach transportation in Italy
13 nights lodging at excellent hotels
25 meals – 10 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 8 dinners
Baggage handling (for one piece)
Admissions and tours as described
Your Sun Tours Escort (with 20 or more passengers)
All taxes and gratuities included (except housekeeping)
$6,995 Double occupancy, per person
$7,895 Single occupancy
DEPOSIT: $250 per person NOW holds your place
FINAL PAYMENT DUE: April 16, 2024
None through April 16, 2024
$250 – April 17 – May 14, 2024
$4,100 – May 15 – June 11, 2024
100% after June 12, 2024
TRAVEL PROTECTION STARTS AT $498
Our mostly-inclusive journey to Sicily and Southern Italy will immerse you in the distinctive culture, cuisine, and history of Sicily — including Taormina, Agrigento, Syracuse, Catania, and more! On this island adventure, your tour guide will introduce you to the steamy power of Mount Etna, Italy’s brightest pottery and boldest wines, Europe’s most amazing ancient Greek ruins, and slow sunsets from picture-perfect seaside villages. Join us for the Best of Sicily and Southern Italy!
Included meals are denoted: Breakfast: B, Lunch: L, Dinner: D
Today, we depart Albuquerque for Italy.
DAY 2 D
We arrive in Sicily and are transported to our hotel. We will have a welcome dinner.
DAY 3 B
This morning, we visit Taormina with a private guide who will show us the town. The highlight is the ancient Greek Theatre in Taormina.
DAY 4 B, L, D
Today we will have private guide take us through the Valley of the Temples, where we will also enjoy a two course lunch. Tonight, dinner will be at the hotel.
DAY 5 B, L
Today we visit a village at the base of Mount Etna. We will have an opportunity to taste and experience local foods, like honey, olive oils, olives, and wine. We will also sample traditional cannolis at a bakery.
DAY 6 B, D
We will transfer to Messina this morning. From here, we will take a ferry to Villa San Giovanni, and after arrive at our hotel in Matera.
DAY 7 B, D
A local guide will take us on a private tour of Matera this morning. Later, we will visit the Casa Grotto and Chiesa Grotto before returning to our hotel for dinner.
DAY 8 B, L, D
This morning we will transfer from Matera to Lecce. While in route, we will stop the in the towns of Alberobello and Ostuni. A guide will take us on a private tour of Alberobello where we will experience unique architecture.
DAY 9 B, D
Our morning will be filled with a private tour of Lecce. We will visit a famous Cathedral in Lecce before lunch. This afternoon will be on your own in Lecce.
DAY 10 B, L
Our adventure today takes us to the town of Otranto. We will visit an Aragonese Castle before heading to a wine tasting that features lunch.
DAY 11 B, L
We will transfer to Sorrento with a stop in Polignano today.
DAY 12 B, D
Today we visit famed Pompeii and Naples. We will have a guide take us through Pompeii to learn its history. Following this, we will have a guided tour of Naples. Dinner tonight will feature a pizza cooking class and tasting.
DAY 13 B
Our day features a private tour of the Amalfi Coast. We will have an opportunity to taste limoncello while here. A boat ride will take us from Amalfi to Maiori.
DAY 14 D
We will take a boat excursion to the villages of Capri and Anacapri. Tonight, we will have a farewell dinner in Sorrento.
DAY 15 B
We will transfer to the Naples airport and fly home today.
Itinerary is subject to change.