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)

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