Discover Sicilian Charm Self Drive Vacation - (Self-drive from Palermo)

7 Day(s)

DISCOVERY DRIVE PROGRAM - Departs daily - 7-day/6-night package visiting Palermo, Marsala, Mazara del Vallo, Sciacca & Agrigento. Includes accommodations at first or superior class hotels with breakfast daily, a compact manual rental car for 6 days, a private tour of Palermo and Monreale, a cooking class at the Baglio Soria in Marsala with lunch, entrance to the Ettore Infersa windmill, and a Sicilian Experience in Sant’Angelo Muxaro including a guide for the day and lunch with a local family.

Daily Itinerary


Day 1 : Palermo – Arrival

Upon arrival at the Palermo airport, pick up your rental car and drive to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure.

First Class : Hotel Garibaldi
Superior First Class : Mondello Palace
Day 2 : Explore Palermo & Monreale

Enjoy a tour of Palermo accompanied by your private guide. Visit the city’s various landmarks such as the cathedral and Norman Palace. Continue to Monreale, a small town with a magnificent view of Palermo and a unique cathedral. (B)

First Class : Hotel Garibaldi
Superior First Class : Mondello Palace
Day 3 : Palermo – Marsala

Drive to Marsala  and enjoy a cooking class at Baglio Soria. (B,L)

First Class : Best Western Stella d Italia
Superior First Class : Baglio Donna Franca
Day 4 : Explore Marsala

Start your day with a visit to the Marsala salt pans. Visit the active windmill Ettore Infersa to learn about traditional salt production, or consider taking an boat tour on the Sicilian “Dead Sea”, a decommissioned salt basin. (B)

First Class : Best Western Stella d Italia
Superior First Class : Baglio Donna Franca
Day 5 : Marsala – Mazara del Vallo – Sciacca – Agrigento

Drive to Mazara del Vallo and visit the Dancing Satyr Museum. Afterwards, proceed to Sciacca and take a leisurely walk in the old town center before continuing to Agrigento for your overnight stay. (B)

First Class : Hotel Della Valle
Superior First Class : Foresteria Baglio della Luna
Day 6 : Sicilian Experience & the Valley of the Temples

Drive to Sant’Angelo Muxaro and experience Sicilian rural life. You will have lunch with a local family and taste the local produce. Observe artisans at their craft, walk to the Grave of the Prince - the largest domed tomb in Sicily - and descend into the Ciavuli Cave Natural Reserve. In the afternoon, visit the Valley of the Temples in Agrigento, a majestic archaeological site with temples dating back to the 5th century B.C. (B,L)

First Class : Hotel Della Valle
Superior First Class : Foresteria Baglio della Luna
Day 7 : Agrigento – Palermo – Return

Drive to the Palermo airport and drop off your rental car before for your return flight home. (B)

Features Included

Price Includes Price Excludes

Pricing Chart

Departure Dates Departure City Price Single Suppl. Deluxe Hotel Suppl. Deluxe Hotel & Single Suppl.
Dec 05 - 23
Palermo - Land Only * $1,245.00 $635.00 $50.00 $635.00
Dec 24
Jan 01
Palermo - Land Only * $1,295.00 $635.00 $150.00 $735.00
*Departures dates refer to departures from the US, the package departs from Palermo the following day
**Air & land package prices include airport taxes and fees

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