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Sicily

8 days from £699*
Departing: May - October 2019
* Price shown: 14 May 2019 from STN - FR3918
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LOW DEPOSITS - JUST £49 PER PERSON*

Italy’s sun-kissed southern island offers an intoxicating taste of Europe, tinged with Northern African spice.

Though separated from the European mainland by the narrowest of channels, Sicily is very different from its nearest neighbour, with a new surprise at every step.

Tour Highlights

  • Enjoy the amenities at your chosen hotel
  • Discover Cefalu’s old town
  • Relax on the beach
  • Explore the cathedral with its Byzantine mosaics
  • Join in the evening passeggiata
  • Join optional excursions to Palermo and Monreale, Agrigento and Piazza Armerina, the Aeolian Isles and the Madonie Natural Reserve and hill town Castelbuono

What does the price include?

  • Seven nights' bed and breakfast or half-board accommodation in one of our carefully chosen hotels
  • Return flights from your chosen UK airport to Italy
  • Return airport-to-hotel transfers
  • The services of a friendly, experienced resort-based Manager

Single rooms are available for a supplement

 

Your Holiday Base: Sicily Hotels in Cefalu

Stay in, or close to, this thoroughly Sicilian town overlooking the Tyrrhenian Sea, where there’s a wealth of history and character to savour and enjoy. Unwind and indulge in all the pleasures of a holiday in the sun, and take the opportunity to join some fascinating optional excursions.


Enjoy the comforts of a hotel in the heart of Cefalu, where you’ll be able to enjoy the town’s wonderful sandy beach and explore its rich history. If you prefer some peace and quiet, stay in a beach-side resort hotel some 30 minutes away, where there’s the chance to completely switch off or make use of a wider range of facilities at your leisure.

Active pursuits

Dependent upon you hotel choice, days can either be spent exploring delightful Cefalu or enjoying the facilities at the beach hotel. In Cefalu, keen walkers will head to the heights of La Rocca above the town, or even hike into the Madonie Hills. At the beach hotel there are tennis courts, mini-golf and a large pool, as well as ‘keep-fit’ classes for the energetic to enjoy.

Rest and relax

The simple pleasures of a sun lounger, a stroll along the beach front, or a seat in a cafe, ice cream in hand, are all yours to savour and enjoy, under the reliable warmth of the Sicilian sun.

Discovery and exploration

In Cefalu, you’ll find a good selection of shops, many offering handcrafted Sicilian wares. Piazza Duomo, in the shadow of the cathedral, is the town’s beating heart, providing a resting place after shopping or sightseeing, or for the evening passeggiata. Beyond, the colourful and cacophonous island capital Palermo, Monreale’s stunning monastery, the stunning ruins at ancient Agrigento, the idyllic Aeolian Isles and the rugged Madonie Natural Reserve, with its hill towns, can all be explored on optional excursions.

Your Itinerary

Day One

Fly to Sicily, meet your Tour Manager and transfer to your hotel in Cefalu.

Day Two

Enjoy a relaxing day at your hotel, or start exploring  Sicily and the surrounding area. Your Tour Manager will be happy to suggest places to visit and things to do.

Day Three

Visit vibrant, colourful capital Palermo, with its historic Quattro Canti – encapsulating the great port city’s rich history and bustling cafe life. Explore and take in Monreale’s Benedictine monastery, one of Sicily’s greatest glories.

Day Four

Agrigento is one of the Mediterranean’s most important sites, where the Valley of the Temples gives a vivid impression of the ancient world, as crumbling, but still magnificent, columns and portals are brought to life.

Day Five

Spend a relaxing day enjoying Celafu, your hotel and the surrounding area.

Day Six

Journey to Milazzo and cross pristine blue waters, passing Vulcano with its brooding crater, and make landfall on Lipari, enjoying the delights of colourful Lipari Town, or enjoying a dip in a more remote island corner.

Day Seven

Head into the rugged Madonie Mountains, home to protected wildcats and wolves, with over 2,500 colourful plant species, and where age-old practices including sheep farming and olive-growing are continued in ancient hill towns.

Day Eight

Bid “arrivederci” to your Sicilian hosts, and transfer to the airport for the return flight to the UK.

 

Departure Airport Date Price From
LGW
LGW 14 May 2019 £699
LGW
LGW 21 May 2019 £779
LGW
LGW 04 June 2019 £849
LGW
LGW 11 June 2019 £849
LGW
LGW 18 June 2019 £859
LGW
LGW 25 June 2019 £859
LGW
LGW 10 September 2019 £969
LGW
LGW 17 September 2019 £949
LGW
LGW 24 September 2019 £880
LGW
LGW 01 October 2019 £799
LGW
LGW 08 October 2019 £769
LPL
LPL 10 September 2019 £989
LPL
LPL 24 September 2019 £910
LPL
LPL 08 October 2019 £799
LTN
LTN 21 May 2019 £779
LTN
LTN 04 June 2019 £849
LTN
LTN 11 June 2019 £849
LTN
LTN 25 June 2019 £859
LTN
LTN 17 September 2019 £949
LTN
LTN 01 October 2019 £799
LTN
LTN 08 October 2019 £769
STN
STN 14 May 2019 £699
STN
STN 21 May 2019 £779
STN
STN 04 June 2019 £849
STN
STN 11 June 2019 £849
STN
STN 18 June 2019 £859
STN
STN 25 June 2019 £859
STN
STN 10 September 2019 £969
STN
STN 17 September 2019 £949
STN
STN 24 September 2019 £880
STN
STN 01 October 2019 £799
STN
STN 08 October 2019 £769

Hotel Artemis, Cefalu ★★★★

A stone’s throw from the beach, and very close to the many shops, cafes and restaurants of Cefalu town centre (as well as the town train station) this modern hotel is housed in a former convent and is ideal for the more independent-minded traveller.

Hotel Acacia, Cefalu ★★★★

About 10 miles west of Cefalu, at the entrance to Madonie National Park, this very smart, stylish modern hotel boasts beautifully landscaped gardens leading down to a private stretch of beach. A local bus runs from the hotel to the centre of Cefalu three times each day.

Further Information

Hotel transfer times

The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately one hour.

Combining hotel transfers

We sometimes need to combine transfers to and from your hotel. We always try to keep any wait to a minimum, but you may be asked to wait at the airport for up to an hour, while other incoming flights arrive, before the transfer to your hotel. Similarly, we may need to transfer you back to the airport up to three hours before your flight home departs.

Attraction entrance fees

Please note: Since some attractions visited offer free admission to visitors at certain times of year, we do not include entrance fees. These will be payable locally where applicable.

Special requirements

If you have notified us of any special requirements, please check that they have been noted and acknowledged. This is especially important with any dietary needs you may have.

Disabled access

The majority of our tours involve a certain amount of walking, including a short walk from the coach stop to the town, attraction or venue you're visiting. If you are bringing a wheelchair, please let us know at the time of booking so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

Foreign Office Travel Advice

Visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice to find out the latest Foreign And Commonwealth Office travel advice for your holiday destination, as well as information about passports and visas.

*This low deposit offer applies to new bookings made between 11th September and 3rd October 2018 only. This offer applies to selected flight-inclusive holidays only. Exclusions apply. This offer is subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time.