Sicily Family Multi-Adventure Tour - 20s & Beyond
Catania to Mt Etna - Italy's Legendary Isle
From $4,799 pp dbl. occ. | 6 days / 5 nights
(+$1,150 for sgl. occ.)
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 you.
- Hike rugged trails through an enchanting island landscape and around Mount Etna's legendary volcanic peak
- Paddle alongside egrets, flamingos and cormorants as you make your way by 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 in a cooking class and among Catania's vineyards
Days 1-2 Your Sicilian adventure begins with lunch by the sea | Bike through the dreamy Mediterranean landscape of the Iblei Plateau from the coast to the inland countryside | Ride to the baroque World Heritage town of Modica in the Val di Noto | Satisfy your sweet tooth with a sampling of decadent treats at Sicily's oldest chocolate shop | Hang up your helmet and relax at our luxurious retreat, a carefully restored Sicilian manor surrounded by fruit orchards and olive groves | Learn the secret behind the region's unforgettable cuisine in a cooking class taught by local chefs.
Day 3 Paddle your 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—it's a bird-lover's paradise! | Explore Syracuse's old city on the island of Ortygia during a walking tour with a local guide.
Day 4 Trek around mythical Mount Etna, Europe's highest volcano and one of the world's most active | Wooded trails and a hike across black lava lead us across the lower flanks of this dramatic peak, made legendary in literature from Homer to Goethe | Taste local wines in the quiet vineyard-laden region of Catania | Soak up the sun in a poolside lounge chair at our elegant boutique hotel.
Days 5-6 Visit hilltop Taormina, known as the Pearl of Sicily, where Greco-Roman history, exquisite cuisine and luxury accommodations await | Climb up to medieval Castelmola and take in views across the Ionian Sea to Calabria | On Monte Venere, follow trails among marbled cliffs and lush Mediterranean vegetation | The sense of history is almost palpable on a visit to Taormina's ancient Greek theater | Raise a glass to an extraordinary week before a Sicilian dinner with family 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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F Family Dates - 20s and Beyond
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 $4,799 pp dbl occ
- 9 Guests: from $5,299 pp dbl occ
- 8 Guests: from $5,499 pp dbl occ
- 2-7 Guests: Give us a call or reach out here!
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