Baroque Sicily Self Drive Explorer

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6 Days
Taormina, Ragusa

Experience the enchanting charm of breathtaking Sicily! Explore the picturesque baroque towns of Ragusa, Modica, Noto, and Taormina, while savoring the exquisite flavors of volcanic wine. This self-drive explorer promises to be a true odyssey of beauty and culture in the heart of the Mediterranean.

SELF-DRIVE EXPLORER. Departs daily. On this 6-day/5-night package, you will visit Catania, Taormina, Ragusa, Noto & Siracusa. Includes accommodation at a hotel of your choice, rental car of your choice and suggested sightseeing tours of your choice.


  • Rental vehicle with outlined inclusions
  • Keytours 24-hour emergency assistance
  • Accommodations of your choice
  • Sightseeing tours and/or activites of your choice


  • Items of a personal nature
  • All other items not mentioned as included
  • Rental vehicle gas, parking, tolls, and all other items not listed as included
  • Select local taxes where applicable
  • International flights
  • Travel insurance; please inquire with your Keytours travel consultant




Arrival - Catania

Welcome to Sicily! Upon arrival at the Catania airport, you can pick up your rental car and head to Catania for afternoon exploration. Start your journey by visiting the historic Benedictine convent and Roman house, and make sure not to miss the charming roof garden and cloisters. After your visit, you'll have the remainder of the afternoon to explore the enchanting Piazza Duomo, marvel at the Fontana dell'Elefante, and take a leisurely stroll down elegant Via Etnea Avenue. Later in the day, drive to Taormina and check into your hotel. Overnight in Taormina.



Taormina and Surroundings

Taormina offers a wealth of activities to enjoy, and there is always something to enjoy or explore! Today, you can indulge in various experiences. You may opt for a delightful sailing excursion under the Mediterranean sun. Alternatively, you can set out on a drive to explore the iconic "The Godfather" movie set villages of Savoca and Forza, or embark on a journey up the legendary volcanic mountain, Etna. Along the way, make sure to visit the charming village of Zafferana Etnae, where you can savor delicious volcanic wine and sample the local cuisine. Overnight in Taormina.



Taormina - Ragusa via Lentini

Today, start your day early in the morning and head inland towards your next destination, Ragusa. Along the way, make a stop in the quaint town of Lentini for a traditional lunch featuring duck paired with the local wine "Black of Avola." Don't forget to explore the charming Church of St. Luke, adorned with beautiful paintings. Upon reaching Ragusa, take your time to leisurely explore this enchanting city. Visit the Baroque gem, the Church of Duomo di San Giorgio, stroll through the serene Botanical Garden Giardino Ibleo, and marvel at the Gothic masterpiece, Santa Maria delle Scale. Overnight in Ragusa.



Ragusa -Vineyards-Modica

Today, if you are a wine lover, we recommend a drive to the charming town of Acate, renowned as one of Sicily's premier wine regions. Make a delightful stop at Valle Dell'Acate to indulge in some exquisite wine tastings. Alternatively, you can opt for a visit to the picturesque Baroque town of Modica, which harbors ancient secrets waiting to be discovered. Explore the stunning St. Giorgio Cathedral and delve into the fascinating world of chocolate at the Civico Cacao Museum. Modica is celebrated worldwide for its Aztec chocolate recipes, so be sure to make time for a visit to the island's oldest chocolate shop, Antica Dolceria Bonajuto. Overnight in Ragusa.




Today you might want to explore the delightful coastal town Marzamemi for a gastronomic treat and some leisure time on the beach. This charming village is renowned for its delectable seafood offerings, with a special highlight being the dried fish delicacy known as "bottarga." Don't miss the chance to visit the beautiful beaches at Cap Passero, where you can relish a sumptuous seafood lunch and browse the local handcrafted goods for a memorable shopping experience. Overnight in Ragusa.




Check out from your hotel this morning and embark on a drive to Catania Airport onto your next destination. Before reaching the airport, take the time to explore Noto, known for its graceful 18th-century architecture. Continue your journey to Siracusa, a city once hailed by Cicero as "the most magnificent city of the ancient times." Be sure to visit the historic and centrally located Ortigia before making your way to Catania Ariport.

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