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Seductive Sicily - Top tips for a spectacular touring holiday

Bursting with cultural treasures and boasting a quite extraordinary and evocative landscape the splendours of Sicily are sure to seduce you. The pristine waters of the Mediterranean, dramatic volcanic and mountain vistas, sweeping coastlines and flower filled meadows create a stunning backdrop for a wonderful holiday experience. In the company of a Tour Manager and Local Guides we’ll ensure you see all the highlights and make your own special discoveries too on our fully escorted holidays to Sicily.

If you are looking for inspiration here are some of our favourite Sicilian experiences:

Scenic splendours of Mediterranean Sicily

From the mountains to the sea, there is so much to experience on a Travelsphere escorted tour. Ride by cable car to the slopes of smoking Mt Etna, follow in the footsteps of TV’s Inspector Montalbano on the sandy beach at Marazamemi or gaze in awe at the extraordinary Stagnone saltpans. Take a dip in the warm waters of the Med at one of our carefully selected resorts or perhaps board a ferry to the stunning landscape of the Aeolian Islands.

Classical treasures of Sicily

See the very best of classical Sicily on our superb fully escorted holidays. Enjoy jaw- dropping views from the magnificent Greco-Roman theatre in Taormina or delve into the richest collection of Roman mosaics at Piazza Armenia. Experience the elegance of the Greek temples at Agrigento and soak up the unique atmosphere of the Greek theatre in Syracuse.

Sicily’s historical gems

From Byzantine to Baroque, Sicily has it all. Discover Arab domes and Norman palaces in vibrant Palermo and linger in the winding, medieval streets of the fishing port of Cefalù. Be dazzled by the golden-hued Baroque masterpieces of Noto and the architectural riches of Ragusa or leave the tourist trail and soak up the special atmosphere of Phoenician Trapani.

Sicily on a plate

With influences from many settlers the food of Sicily is a true melting pot of flavours and a stroll through a local market is the perfect introduction. Refreshing granitas, indulgent, creamy cannolo and the rich chocolate of Modica will all appeal to a sweet tooth. But just as irresistible are arancini, delicious snacks of deep fried rice balls, and Pasta alla Norma, an aromatic combination of tomatoes, aubergine, mozzarella and basil. A glass of golden Marsala wine is the perfect finale to a magical day.