HIGHLIGHTS OF SICILY & SOUTHERN ITALY (ROME TO PALERMO) – 14 Days | September 11 – 24, 2022

  • Winnipeg Departure

  • Double $5,229*
  • Single $6,149*
14 Days | Sep 11


Meals Include: Full buffet breakfast daily; 1 lunch; 6 three-course dinners
   

*plus applicable taxes

Tour Operated by:

*LAND ONLY Plus Applicable Taxes. Single Supplement subject to change. Air ticketing is not advised until the Tour is guaranteed to go. International flights and travel insurance available upon request. Price guarantee applies to the land price only and excludes any taxes, supplements and airfares.

AIR AVAILABLE upon request with a $300 deposit

* Flight will be the day before the tour start date.

DEPOSIT: $250 per person, plus optional travel insurance due at booking. The final payment is due JULY 8, 2022.

RECEIVE A 10% ($522.90) GLOBUS EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT if the deposit is made by May 13, 2022.

Also, RECEIVE A $50 FEHR-WAY TOURS EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT if the deposit is made by June 13, 2022.

Tour Presentation: TBD

In Greek mythology, the Scylla and Charybdis were two sea monsters located in the Strait of Messina between Sicily and the Italian mainland, endangering ancient mariners and inspiring the expression “being caught between a rock and a hard place.” Will you find yourself in such a predicament on this Undiscovered Tour of Southern Italy and Sicily? On the contrary, you’ll delightfully find yourself caught between Byzantine and Roman culture, flanked by Norman and Italian influences, and in the midst of a cross-cultural wonderland. Your comparison of cobblestones, customs, and cuisine gets underway in Rome, heads down to the dramatic Sorrento Coast, and then kicks the fun from Italy’s heel to its toe and all the way into the great melting pot of Sicily. From Italy’s lower half to its largest island, ruins, resorts—a rich history awaits.

MEALS

  • Full buffet breakfast daily
  • 1 lunch
  • 6 three-course dinners

DAY 1 ARRIVE IN ROME, ITALY

Welcome to Rome! At 5 pm, meet your Tour Director and travelling companions for a welcome dinner at a local restaurant.

  • Dinner

DAY 2 ROME–CASTEL GANDOLFO–SORRENTO COAST

CASTEL GANDOLFO Guided visit of the Papal Palace and the Barberini Gardens followed by lunch at Villa Barberini en route to the Sorrento Coast.

  • 193 mi / 310 km
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

DAY 3 SORRENTO COAST. EXCURSION TO CAPRI

Retrun jetfoil ride between Sorrento and Capri.

CAPRI Funicular ride from the harbour to the village for guided sightseeing that includes the Augustus Gardens. Free time for lunch.

SORRENTO Free time.

  • Breakfast

DAY 4 SORRENTO COAST. EXCURSION TO POMPEII AND NAPLES

POMPEII Guided walking tour of the excavations. Free time for lunch.

NAPLES Guided sightseeing includes an orientation drive on the panoramic road to Posillipo, a stop in Piazza Plebiscito, and a slice of Neapolitan pizza.

  • 68 mi / 110 km
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

DAY 5 SORRENTO COAST–BARI

Free morning before departing for Bari.

  • 186 mi / 300 km
  • Breakfast

DAY 6 BARI–LECCE–ALBEROBELLO AREA

BARI Guided sightseeing includes a walking tour of Bari Vecchia, the city’s oldest district, and San Nicola’s Church.

LECCE Walking tour with a local guide includes the Duomo and Santa Croce Basilica.

Taste traditional pasticciotto (filled Italian pastry) with almond-flavoured iced coffee.

  • 186 mi / 300 km
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

DAY 7 ALBEROBELLO AREA

ALBEROBELLO Guided walking tour includes a visit to a Trullo (traditional conical-roof house). Free time this afternoon and evening.

  • Breakfast

DAY 8 ALBEROBELLO AREA–MATERA–PIZZO CALABRO–REGGIO CALABRIA

MATERA Orientation walk with panoramic view of the picturesque sassi (cave houses).

Scenic drive along the Gulf of Taranto to Pizzo Calabro.

PIZZO CALABRO Traditional tartufo (Italian ice cream dessert) tasting.

REGGIO CALABRIA Guided visit of the museum that houses the Bronzi di Riace (famous bronze warrior sculptures).

  • 280 mi / 450 km
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

DAY 9 REGGIO CALABRIA–TAORMINA RIVIERA

STRAIT OF MESSINA Ferry crossing to Sicily.

TAORMINA RIVIERA Visit the ancient Greek Theater. Free time to explore.

  • 81 mi / 130 km
  • Breakfast

DAYS 10 – 11 TAORMINA RIVIERA

TAORMINA RIVIERA Free days. On day 10, included dinner at a local restaurant with breathtaking sea views.

ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Taormina Riviera with an excursion to Syracuse and Ortigia. This and many more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with MyGlobus. Get local maps and tips for free time on your GlobusGO mobile app.

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

DAY 12 TAORMINA RIVIERA–AGRIGENTO–PALERMO

AGRIGENTO Guided walking tour of the Valley of Temples en route to Palermo.

  • 280 mi / 450 km
  • Breakfast

DAY 13 PALERMO

PALERMO Guided sightseeing includes the Church of Immacolata and a visit to the cathedral. Scenic drive to Monreale for a panoramic view of the Conca d’Oro and a visit to the Norman Cathedral. Aperitif (pre-dinner cocktail) at Princess Alliata’s palace, followed by a farewell dinner at a local restaurant.

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

DAY 14 PALERMO

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

  • Breakfast
  • Luxury Motorcoach
  • Quality Accommodations