Sicily Family Multi-Adventure Tour - Older Teens & 20s
Catania to Mt Etna-Italy's Legendary Isle
From $5,199 pp dbl. occ. | 6 days / 5 nights
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It's a land of legends and natural beauty. Of ancient architecture and extraordinary history and cuisine. Hike on Mount Etna's volcanic slopes and in exquisite hilltop Taormina. Explore Siracusa's rugged Ionian coastline by kayak. Bike through the Iblei mountains from one baroque town to the next. Greek theaters, Roman ruins and welcoming Italian hospitality. Sicily is waiting for your famiglia.
- Hike rugged trails around Mount Etna's legendary volcanic peak and through a captivating island landscape
- Paddle alongside egrets, flamingos and cormorants as you kayak a river toward Syracuse and the sea
- Bike peaceful roads from the lush Iblei mountain range to late baroque towns in World Heritage Val di Noto
- Savor the flavors of Sicily's celebrated wines and cuisine among Catania's vineyards and in a cooking class
Days 1-2 A seaside lunch marks the start of your family adventure in Sicily | Bike from the coast to the inland countryside through an idyllic Mediterranean landscape and the Iblei Plateau | Ride to Modica in the Val di Noto, a baroque town and a World Heritage site | Taste decadent treats at Sicily's oldest chocolate shop | Settle in at our luxurious retreat, a carefully restored Sicilian manor, and laze about among the olive groves and fruit orchards | Want to know the secret behind the region's legendary cuisine? Learn tricks of the trade in a cooking class taught by local chefs.
Days 3-4 Grab a paddle and kayak through a lush nature reserve along the Ciane river to where it meets the sea | Keep an eye out for egrets, black-winged stilts and coot flamingos nestled among papyrus plants—you're in a bird-lover's paradise! | Take a walking tour on the island of Ortygia and discover Syracuse's old city | Hike around mythical Mount Etna, Europe's highest volcano and one of the most active in the world | Trek across black lava and follow wooded trails on the lower flanks of this dramatic peak, the setting of legends in literature from Homer to Goethe | Sip local wines in the peaceful vineyard-laden region of Catania | Relax by the pool at our elegant boutique hotel.
Days 5-6 Luxury accommodations, exquisite cuisine and Greco-Roman history await in hilltop Taormina, known as the Pearl of Sicily | Gaze out across the Ionian Sea to Calabria after a climb up to medieval Castelmola | On Monte Venere, hike trails among marbled cliffs and lush Mediterranean vegetation | Visit small stone villages and pause on the steps of Taormina's ancient Greek theater | Toast an extraordinary week and enjoy a decadent Sicilian dinner by the sea.
The earlier you book, the more choice you'll have and the lower your price. And you can always change your mind — you won't be charged to transfer to a different trip before your final payment is due. View cancellation policy.
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Gather your favorite people to share a Backroads adventure on a ready-to-book Private Trip - featuring all the legendary Backroads hallmarks from expert leaders to unforgettable activities. You can pick from a large selection of dates for your group of 8 or more. Call us for date availability. If your party has fewer than 8 guests, or if your preferred date is not available, we'll create a departure just for you.
Private Trip Pricing
- 10 or more Guests: from $4,999 pp dbl occ
- 9 Guests: from $5,499 pp dbl occ
- 8 Guests: from $5,699 pp dbl occ
- 2-7 Guests: Give us a call or reach out here!
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