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Classic Sicily

Group Tour | General interest 8 Days & 7 Nights Lead-in price: £1895 Current prices from: £1895
The Mediterranean’s largest island, Sicily, is as culturally rich as it is beautiful. It is home to superb Norman architecture, vibrant Roman floor mosaics, Arab-inspired gardens, and probably the finest Greek temples to be found anywhere in the world. Alongside this, the island has some magnificent natural scenery, from volcanic Mount Etna to quiet beaches in the south. This tour takes you to the best that the island has to offer.

The Cox & Kings signature experiences

  • Wine tasting near Mount Etna
  • Street food experience in Palermo
  • Sample traditional Sicilian pastries at Grammatico in Erice
  • Included visits to Ragusa, Erice & Monreale
  • Explore the Valley of the Temples & the Palatine Chapel
  • Stay in 4- & 5-star accommodation
  • Small group size - average 14 people (max 18)

Agrigento

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1457 1457 1559 1864 2272 2679 2882 2882 2679 2272 1966 1559
Min temp (C)(F) 846 846 948 1152 1559 1864 2170 2170 2068 1661 1355 1050
Sunshine hours 5 5 6 7 9 10 11 10 8 7 6 4
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 14 14 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 602 482 381 371 161 40 30 110 251 653 622 653
Rainy Days 10 9 8 7 4 2 1 1 4 7 10 11
Humidity L M M H VH VH VH VH H M M L
UV 2/L 3/M 5/M 7/H 9/VH 9/VH 10/VH 9/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1559 1559 1559 1559 1864 2170 2475 2577 2475 2272 1966 1763

Amalfi

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1050 1050 1254 1661 2068 2475 2781 2781 2475 1966 1559 1152
Min temp (C)(F) 439 439 541 846 1254 1559 1864 1864 1661 1254 846 541
Sunshine hours 4 4 5 6 8 9 10 9 8 6 4 4
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 15 14 12 11 10 9
Rainfall (mm)(in) 863 723 663 572 402 261 241 392 582 894 1195 1034
Rainy Days 14 13 14 13 10 8 4 6 8 11 14 14
Humidity N N N N N N L L N N N N
UV 2/L 3/M 4/M 6/H 8/VH 9/VH 9/VH 8/VH 6/H 4/M 2/L 1/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1559 1457 1457 1559 1864 2272 2577 2781 2577 2272 1966 1661

Assisi

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 846 1050 1254 1661 2170 2577 2984 2882 2475 1966 1355 846
Min temp (C)(F) 32 236 337 643 1050 1355 1661 1661 1355 948 541 236
Sunshine hours 3 4 5 6 8 9 10 9 7 5 3 3
Daylight hours 9 11 12 13 15 15 15 14 12 11 10 9
Rainfall (mm)(in) 602 703 663 753 773 723 502 643 753 843 1014 763
Rainy Days 13 12 13 14 12 11 7 8 9 12 14 13
Humidity L L M M H VH VH VH M M L L
UV 1/L 2/L 4/M 5/M 7/H 8/VH 8/VH 8/VH 5/M 4/M 2/L 1/L
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Bologna

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 541 846 1254 1763 2272 2679 2984 2882 2475 1864 1152 643
Min temp (C)(F) -130 134 439 745 1152 1559 1763 1763 1457 1050 439 32
Sunshine hours 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 8 7 5 3 2
Daylight hours 9 10 12 13 15 16 15 14 12 11 10 9
Rainfall (mm)(in) 602 572 693 743 683 582 452 622 703 753 1014 693
Rainy Days 12 10 12 13 13 11 8 9 9 10 13 11
Humidity N N N N N L M M L N N N
UV 1/L 2/L 4/M 5/M 7/H 8/VH 8/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 2/L 1/L
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Castelbuono

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 846 948 1050 1355 1966 2373 2679 2679 2373 1864 1457 1050
Min temp (C)(F) 439 439 541 745 1152 1559 1864 1864 1661 1254 846 541
Sunshine hours 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 10 8 6 5 4
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 14 14 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 653 522 482 381 271 120 100 211 381 723 663 763
Rainy Days 11 10 10 10 6 4 2 3 5 8 11 12
Humidity N N N N N N L L N N N N
UV 2/L 3/M 5/M 7/H 9/VH 10/VH 10/VH 9/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Catania

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1661 1661 1864 2068 2475 2882 3290 3290 2984 2475 2068 1763
Min temp (C)(F) 643 643 745 948 1254 1661 1966 2068 1864 1457 1050 745
Sunshine hours 4 5 6 7 8 10 11 10 8 6 5 4
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 14 14 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 743 522 442 351 201 60 50 120 402 1054 592 793
Rainy Days 10 8 8 7 4 2 1 2 4 7 10 10
Humidity N N N N N M H H M N N N
UV 2/L 3/M 5/M 7/H 8/VH 9/VH 10/VH 9/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1559 1559 1559 1661 1864 2272 2577 2679 2577 2272 2068 1763

Cefalu

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 846 948 1050 1355 1966 2373 2679 2781 2373 1864 1457 1050
Min temp (C)(F) 439 439 541 745 1152 1559 1864 1864 1661 1254 846 541
Sunshine hours 4 5 6 7 8 9 11 10 8 7 5 4
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 14 14 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 653 522 482 381 271 120 100 211 381 723 663 763
Rainy Days 11 10 10 9 6 3 2 2 5 8 11 12
Humidity L M M H VH VH VH VH H M M L
UV 2/L 3/M 5/M 6/H 8/VH 9/VH 9/VH 9/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1559 1457 1457 1559 1966 2373 2679 2781 2577 2373 2068 1763

Erice

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1457 1457 1661 1864 2272 2679 2984 2984 2781 2373 1966 1559
Min temp (C)(F) 846 846 948 1152 1457 1763 2068 2170 1966 1661 1254 1050
Sunshine hours 4 5 6 7 9 10 11 10 8 7 5 4
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 14 14 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 643 552 572 452 221 120 30 141 452 743 793 703
Rainy Days 12 11 11 9 5 2 1 2 5 9 11 13
Humidity N N N N N L M M L N N N
UV 2/L 3/M 5/M 6/H 8/VH 9/VH 9/VH 9/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1559 1457 1457 1559 1864 2170 2475 2679 2475 2272 1966 1661

Florence

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Avg temp (C)(F) 643 745 1152 1355 1864 2272 2577 2577 2170 1661 1152 745
Sunshine hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Daylight hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rainfall (mm)(in) 30 40 30 60 40 40 20 30 50 90 90 50
Rainy Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Humidity
UV
Sea temp (C)(F)

Genoa

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 948 1050 1254 1661 1966 2373 2679 2679 2373 1864 1355 1050
Min temp (C)(F) 236 337 541 846 1254 1559 1864 1864 1559 1254 745 439
Sunshine hours 4 4 5 6 7 8 9 8 6 5 4 4
Daylight hours 9 10 12 14 15 15 15 14 12 11 10 9
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1014 1004 984 934 783 542 351 703 1074 1596 1576 954
Rainy Days 11 10 12 13 13 10 7 9 9 11 12 10
Humidity N N N N N N M L N N N N
UV 1/L 2/L 4/M 5/M 7/H 8/VH 8/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 2/L 1/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1355 1355 1355 1457 1763 2068 2373 2475 2272 1966 1661 1457

Ischia

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1355 1355 1559 1864 2373 2679 2984 2984 2781 2272 1763 1457
Min temp (C)(F) 439 541 643 846 1254 1559 1864 1864 1661 1254 846 643
Sunshine hours 4 4 5 6 8 9 10 9 8 6 4 3
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 15 14 12 11 10 9
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1014 813 733 673 432 271 201 412 733 1144 1395 1084
Rainy Days 14 13 15 13 10 7 4 6 9 12 15 15
Humidity L M M H VH VH VH VH H M L L
UV 2/L 3/M 4/M 6/H 8/VH 9/VH 9/VH 8/VH 6/H 4/M 2/L 1/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1559 1457 1457 1559 1864 2272 2577 2679 2475 2272 1966 1661

Lake Como

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 541 745 1152 1559 1966 2373 2679 2577 2272 1661 1050 643
Min temp (C)(F) -228 -130 236 643 1050 1355 1661 1559 1254 846 337 -130
Sunshine hours 3 4 5 6 6 7 8 8 6 5 3 3
Daylight hours 9 10 12 14 15 16 15 14 13 11 9 9
Rainfall (mm)(in) 723 713 984 1245 1586 1355 1084 1375 1225 1355 1205 632
Rainy Days 11 11 12 14 17 15 12 14 11 12 13 11
Humidity N N N N N N L L N N N N
UV 1/L 2/L 3/M 5/M 7/H 8/VH 8/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 2/L 1/L
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Lake Garda

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Avg temp (C)(F) 337 540 948 1355 1864 2271 2475 2475 2067 1457 846 438
Sunshine hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Daylight hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rainfall (mm)(in) 30 20 30 60 50 70 50 50 50 60 50 30
Rainy Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Humidity
UV
Sea temp (C)(F)

Lecce

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1355 1355 1559 1864 2373 2781 2984 2984 2781 2272 1763 1457
Min temp (C)(F) 643 643 745 1050 1355 1763 1864 1864 1763 1457 1050 745
Sunshine hours 4 4 5 7 9 10 10 9 8 6 4 4
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 15 14 12 11 10 9
Rainfall (mm)(in) 813 653 733 432 321 221 201 412 572 873 904 823
Rainy Days 14 13 13 10 7 5 4 6 7 10 12 14
Humidity L M M H VH VH VH VH H M L L
UV 2/L 3/M 4/M 6/H 8/VH 9/VH 9/VH 8/VH 6/H 4/M 2/L 1/L
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Lucca

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 846 948 1254 1661 2068 2475 2781 2781 2373 1864 1254 846
Min temp (C)(F) 134 236 439 745 1050 1457 1763 1763 1457 1050 643 236
Sunshine hours 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 8 7 5 3 3
Daylight hours 9 10 12 13 15 15 15 14 12 11 10 9
Rainfall (mm)(in) 813 743 783 793 693 552 351 602 813 1084 1185 853
Rainy Days 13 12 13 13 12 10 6 9 9 11 14 12
Humidity N N N N N L M M L N N N
UV 1/L 2/L 4/M 5/M 7/H 8/VH 8/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 2/L 1/L
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Milan

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 541 846 1355 1763 2272 2679 2984 2882 2475 1864 1050 643
Min temp (C)(F) -228 32 337 745 1152 1559 1763 1763 1355 846 337 -130
Sunshine hours 2 4 5 6 7 8 9 8 6 4 2 2
Daylight hours 9 10 12 14 15 16 15 14 13 11 10 9
Rainfall (mm)(in) 703 703 883 924 1084 894 683 944 833 1175 1074 643
Rainy Days 11 11 13 13 15 13 10 12 9 12 14 11
Humidity N N N N N L M M N N N N
UV 1/L 2/L 3/M 5/M 7/H 8/VH 8/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 2/L 1/L
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Naples

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1254 1355 1559 1864 2373 2679 2984 2984 2679 2272 1763 1355
Min temp (C)(F) 439 541 643 846 1254 1559 1864 1864 1661 1254 846 541
Sunshine hours 4 4 5 6 8 9 10 9 8 6 4 3
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 15 14 12 11 10 9
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1034 853 763 713 472 311 221 381 743 1185 1476 1124
Rainy Days 14 13 15 13 10 8 4 6 9 12 15 15
Humidity N N N N N L M M L N N N
UV 2/L 3/M 4/M 6/H 8/VH 9/VH 9/VH 8/VH 6/H 4/M 2/L 1/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1559 1457 1457 1559 1864 2272 2577 2781 2577 2272 1966 1661

Ostuni

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1254 1254 1559 1864 2373 2781 3086 3086 2679 2170 1763 1355
Min temp (C)(F) 439 541 643 948 1254 1661 1966 1966 1661 1355 948 643
Sunshine hours 4 5 5 7 8 10 11 10 8 6 5 4
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 15 14 12 11 10 9
Rainfall (mm)(in) 632 632 673 422 392 281 251 291 462 683 763 743
Rainy Days 13 12 11 10 7 5 3 4 7 9 11 12
Humidity L M M H VH VH VH VH H M L L
UV 2/L 3/M 4/M 6/H 8/VH 9/VH 9/VH 8/VH 6/H 4/M 2/L 1/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1457 1457 1457 1559 1864 2170 2475 2577 2475 2170 1864 1559

Padova

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 643 948 1355 1864 2272 2679 2984 2882 2577 1966 1254 745
Min temp (C)(F) -130 134 439 846 1254 1661 1864 1763 1457 948 439 32
Sunshine hours 2 4 5 6 7 8 9 9 6 4 3 2
Daylight hours 9 10 12 14 15 16 15 14 13 11 10 9
Rainfall (mm)(in) 653 622 673 833 813 914 673 753 683 733 944 683
Rainy Days 10 9 11 11 13 12 10 10 9 10 11 10
Humidity L L M M H VH VH H M M L L
UV 1/L 2/L 3/M 5/M 7/H 8/VH 8/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 2/L 1/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1152 1050 1152 1355 1864 2272 2577 2679 2373 2068 1661 1457

Palermo, Sicily

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1355 1355 1559 1864 2170 2577 2882 2882 2679 2272 1864 1457
Min temp (C)(F) 846 846 948 1152 1457 1864 2170 2170 1966 1661 1355 1050
Sunshine hours 4 5 6 7 9 10 11 10 8 7 5 4
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 14 14 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 833 673 572 472 221 110 50 171 371 843 823 883
Rainy Days 11 10 10 9 5 3 1 2 5 8 11 12
Humidity N N N N N L M H L N N N
UV 2/L 3/M 5/M 6/H 8/VH 9/VH 9/VH 9/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1559 1457 1457 1559 1864 2170 2475 2679 2475 2272 1966 1661

Parma

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 541 846 1254 1763 2272 2679 2984 2882 2475 1864 1152 541
Min temp (C)(F) -228 32 337 745 1152 1457 1763 1763 1355 948 439 -130
Sunshine hours 3 4 5 7 8 9 10 9 7 5 3 3
Daylight hours 9 10 12 14 15 16 15 14 13 11 10 9
Rainfall (mm)(in) 713 683 753 803 743 643 432 783 733 1014 1124 703
Rainy Days 11 11 12 12 13 11 8 10 9 11 13 11
Humidity L L M M H VH VH H M M L L
UV 1/L 2/L 4/M 5/M 7/H 8/VH 8/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 2/L 1/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1355 1355 1355 1457 1763 2068 2373 2577 2272 1966 1661 1457

Perugia

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 846 1050 1355 1763 2170 2679 2984 2984 2577 1966 1355 948
Min temp (C)(F) 32 236 337 541 948 1355 1559 1559 1355 948 541 236
Sunshine hours 3 4 5 6 8 9 10 9 7 5 3 3
Daylight hours 9 11 12 13 15 15 15 14 12 11 10 9
Rainfall (mm)(in) 592 673 632 713 723 673 452 592 703 793 964 743
Rainy Days 13 12 13 14 15 11 7 8 9 12 14 13
Humidity L L M M H VH VH VH M M L L
UV 1/L 2/L 4/M 5/M 7/H 8/VH 8/VH 8/VH 5/M 4/M 2/L 1/L
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Pisa

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1050 1254 1457 1864 2272 2577 2984 2882 2577 2068 1559 1152
Min temp (C)(F) 236 337 541 846 1152 1457 1763 1763 1559 1152 643 337
Sunshine hours 3 4 5 6 8 9 10 9 7 6 4 3
Daylight hours 9 10 12 13 15 15 15 14 12 11 10 9
Rainfall (mm)(in) 823 753 763 773 673 482 271 522 803 1195 1165 914
Rainy Days 13 12 13 13 11 9 5 8 9 11 14 13
Humidity N N N N N L M M L N N N
UV 1/L 2/L 4/M 5/M 7/H 8/VH 8/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 2/L 1/L
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Puglia

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Avg temp (C)(F) 947 947 1151 1456 1864 2272 2577 2577 2271 1864 1456 1049
Sunshine hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Daylight hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rainfall (mm)(in) 40 30 30 30 20 20 20 10 30 40 50 40
Rainy Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Humidity
UV
Sea temp (C)(F)

Ragusa

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1254 1254 1355 1661 2068 2577 2882 2882 2577 2170 1763 1355
Min temp (C)(F) 643 541 643 846 1254 1661 1966 1966 1763 1457 1050 745
Sunshine hours 5 5 6 7 9 10 11 10 8 7 6 5
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 14 14 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 643 472 402 291 201 80 50 141 321 833 572 713
Rainy Days 14 11 10 8 4 3 1 2 5 10 11 14
Humidity L M M H VH VH VH VH H M M L
UV 2/L 3/M 5/M 7/H 9/VH 10/VH 10/VH 9/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1661 1559 1559 1661 1864 2272 2577 2679 2577 2373 2068 1763

Rome

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Avg temp (C)(F) 846 948 1152 1355 1763 2170 2373 2475 2170 1763 1355 1050
Sunshine hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Daylight hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rainfall (mm)(in) 40 40 30 50 30 20 10 10 40 90 60 60
Rainy Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Humidity
UV
Sea temp (C)(F)

Siena

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Avg temp (C)(F) 643 745 1152 1355 1864 2272 2577 2577 2170 1661 1152 745
Sunshine hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Daylight hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rainfall (mm)(in) 30 40 30 60 40 40 20 30 50 90 90 50
Rainy Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Humidity
UV
Sea temp (C)(F)

Stresa

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 541 745 1152 1559 1966 2373 2679 2577 2272 1661 1050 643
Min temp (C)(F) -327 -130 236 541 948 1355 1559 1559 1254 745 236 -228
Sunshine hours 3 4 5 6 6 7 8 7 6 5 3 3
Daylight hours 9 10 12 14 15 16 15 14 13 11 9 9
Rainfall (mm)(in) 643 703 914 1175 1486 1325 1054 1295 1114 1215 1094 602
Rainy Days 11 11 13 14 16 14 12 13 10 12 13 11
Humidity L L M M H VH VH H M M L L
UV 1/L 2/L 3/M 5/M 7/H 8/VH 8/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 2/L 1/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1355 1355 1355 1457 1763 2068 2373 2577 2272 1966 1661 1457

Syracuse (Sicily)

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1559 1661 1763 1966 2373 2781 3188 3188 2882 2475 2068 1661
Min temp (C)(F) 745 745 846 1050 1355 1763 2068 2170 1966 1559 1254 948
Sunshine hours 4 5 6 7 9 10 11 10 8 7 5 4
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 14 14 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 733 512 442 301 171 50 40 100 351 1044 612 763
Rainy Days 10 8 8 7 3 1 1 1 4 7 10 10
Humidity N N N N N L M H M N N N
UV 2/L 3/M 5/M 7/H 8/VH 9/VH 10/VH 9/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1559 1559 1559 1661 1864 2272 2577 2679 2577 2272 2068 1763

Taormina, Sicily

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1152 1254 1355 1661 2170 2577 2882 2882 2577 2068 1661 1355
Min temp (C)(F) 541 541 643 846 1254 1661 1966 1966 1763 1355 1050 745
Sunshine hours 4 5 6 7 8 10 10 10 8 6 5 4
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 14 14 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 954 743 663 482 341 151 151 231 522 1024 823 1004
Rainy Days 11 10 10 9 6 3 2 3 5 8 11 11
Humidity N N N N N L M M L N N N
UV 2/L 3/M 5/M 7/H 8/VH 9/VH 10/VH 9/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1559 1559 1559 1661 1864 2272 2577 2679 2577 2272 2068 1763

Turin

  J
Max temp (C)(F) 0
Min temp (C)(F) 0
Sunshine hours 0
Daylight hours 0
Rainfall (mm)(in) 10
Rainy Days 0
Humidity
UV
Sea temp (C)(F)

Venice

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 643 948 1254 1763 2170 2577 2882 2781 2475 1864 1254 745
Min temp (C)(F) -130 134 439 846 1254 1661 1864 1763 1457 1050 541 32
Sunshine hours 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 8 6 5 3 2
Daylight hours 9 10 12 14 15 16 15 14 13 11 10 9
Rainfall (mm)(in) 582 572 622 713 713 843 643 833 713 743 904 693
Rainy Days 10 9 11 12 13 13 10 10 9 11 11 10
Humidity N N N N N L M L N N N N
UV 1/L 2/L 3/M 5/M 7/H 8/VH 8/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 2/L 1/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1152 1050 1152 1355 1864 2272 2577 2679 2373 2068 1661 1457

Verona

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 541 846 1355 1763 2272 2679 2984 2882 2475 1864 1152 643
Min temp (C)(F) -228 32 337 745 1152 1559 1864 1763 1457 846 337 -130
Sunshine hours 3 5 5 6 8 8 9 9 7 5 3 3
Daylight hours 9 10 12 14 15 16 15 14 13 11 10 9
Rainfall (mm)(in) 522 502 612 673 853 863 622 883 643 823 793 532
Rainy Days 9 9 9 9 12 11 7 10 8 7 11 8
Humidity N N N N N L M M N N N N
UV 1/L 2/L 3/M 5/M 7/H 8/VH 8/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 2/L 1/L
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A
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Superior Private Tour in brief

Day 1: Fly to Catania • Syracuse

Fly from London (regional connections available) to Catania with British Airways. Transfer to Syracuse and stay at Grande Albergo Alfeo for 2 nights. (N)

Day 2: Syracuse • Noto

Tour of Syracuse including visits to the Greek theatre, considered one of the most important examples of its kind, the Ear of Dionysius, and the island of Ortygia. Continue to the town of Noto, a Unesco world heritage city due to its magnificent baroque architecture. (B)

Day 3: Catania • Cefalù • Palermo

Morning drive to Catania to view the cathedral and Piazza Stesicoro. Continue to Cefalù to visit the Norman cathedral with its exquisite mosaics. Continue to Palermo and stay at the Hotel Principe di Villa Franca for 2 nights. (B)

Day 4: Monreale • Palermo

Morning drive to Monreale to visit the Norman cathedral, founded in 1172 and considered a leading example of Norman-Arab architecture. Return to Palermo for a city tour including the magnificent Arab-Norman cathedral, the Palatine Chapel, located within the Norman palace and covered in Byzantine-influenced mosaics, and the historic old town. Afternoon street food experience; learn how Palermitan food has been shaped by the region’s history. (B)

Day 5: Erice • Selinunte • Agrigento

Morning visit to the town of Erice, a medieval town with imposing fortified walls overlooking the city of Trapani. Continue to the Temple of Selinunte, an excellent example of Doric architecture. Stop at Grammatico, the worldfamous pastry shop, for some marzipan and biscuit tasting. Drive to Agrigento and stay overnight at the Hotel Dioscuri Bay Palace (Superior room). (B)

Day 6: Valley of the Temples • Piazza Armerina • Taormina

Morning visit to the Valley of the Temples, one of the world’s most impressive ancient Greek sites. Afternoon drive to the elegant resort town of Taormina via Piazza Armerina to view the Roman mosaics of the Villa Romana del Casale. Stay 2 nights at the Hotel Caparena (or similar). (B)

Day 7: Mount Etna

Visit the highest active volcano in Europe, Mount Etna, for panoramic views. Stop at Barone di Villagrande for wine tasting. Afternoon guided tour of Taormina. (B)

Day 8: Fly to London

Transfer to Catania airport and fly to London with British Airways. (B)

Meal basis:

As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

Extensions

Pre- and post-tour extensions are available in Syracuse and Taormina, and include 2 nights’ accommodation with arrival or departure transfers.

Important information Superior tour

This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.

Tailor-made travel:

For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.

Superior private tour accommodation

  • Hotel Principe di Villafranca
    Hotel Principe di Villafranca

    The Hotel Principe di Villafranca in Palermo is a 34-room boutique, design hotel located close to the Massimo and Politeama theatres in the east of the city. The hotel has a restaurant which serves breakfast only, and a bar for relaxing in after a long day sightseeing. Other amenities include a library, dry cleaning and concierge services.Features: 32 rooms &amp; suites, bar/lounge, library, laundry <br>Room amenities: air conditioning, complimentary wi-fi, minibar, hair dryer

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  • Hotel Caparena
    Hotel Caparena

    Located beside the sea in Taormina Mare, the 4-star Hotel Lido Caparena is a comfortable modern hotel. The 88 rooms each have air-conditioning, a safe, hairdryer and satellite television. The hotel has a selection of restaurants, some of which are seasonal with al-fresco dining. Leisure facilities include an outdoor swimming pool and wellness centre. The hotel also has a complimentary shuttle bus to the historical centre of Taormina, which operates daily between April and October.

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  • Grande Albergo Alfeo
    Grande Albergo Alfeo

    The 4-star Grande Albergo Alfeo is located near Ortygia in the centre of Syracuse. The 39 rooms offer air conditioning, double glazed windows, satellite television, electronic safe, minibar, telephone and free wireless internet access. The hotel also features an interior courtyard, reading room, bar and restaurant.

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  • Dioscuri Bay Palace
    Dioscuri Bay Palace

    The Dioscuri Bay Palace is located on the promenade in San Leone, a 15-minute drive from the centre of Agrigento. The hotel overlooks the harbour with views of Agrigento's Valley of Temples, which is a 10-minute drive from the hotel. The American bar and restaurant is situated on the first floor and offers panoramic views of the Mediterranean. Rooms are designed in a simple, contemporary fashion and all have a balcony and wireless internet connection. There is a complimentary shuttle bus between the hotel and the beach. Features: 102 rooms & suites, restaurant, bar, seasonal outdoor swimming pool, terrace, garden. Room amenities: Air conditioning, balcony, satellite television, Wi-Fi.

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Superior private tour extensions

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Dates & prices

CLP2021

Guideline Prices

Low season from £4790 per person

High season from £4790 per person

 

Flexible Prices & Itineraries
For a quote based on alternative accommodation standards or flight options, or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 7873 5000 or send an email enquiry

Additional Information

Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.

Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication, may be subject to change, particularly as a result of variable flight costs. You will be informed of any such changes prior to booking.

 
  • • International flights (and domestic flights if applicable)
    • UK departure and overseas airport taxes
    • Accommodation, itinerary & meal basis as described
    • Local Transfers in a private chauffeur-driven vehicle
    • The support (if required) of an English speaking local representative
    • Local guides and entrance fees where applicable

Destinations on this tour

  • Syracuse (Sicily)

    Located in southeastern Sicily, Syracuse was first settled by colonists from Corinth in...

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  • Palermo, Sicily

    At one time an Arab emirate and seat of a Norman kingdom, Palermo became...

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  • Agrigento

    Near the south coast of Sicily, the town of Agrigento is largely overshadowed by the nearby Valle dei Templi (Valley of the Temples)...

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  • Taormina, Sicily

    Located on the terrace of Mount Etna and a cable car ride away from pretty beaches, once a former capital of Byzantine Sicily...

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