8 days Self drive tours

Hidden Sicily (West)

Highlights of western Sicily, cities of art, traditions, culture and history, friendly atmosphere.

The western region of Sicily is still fairly unknown, but definitely worth a visit. On this 8-day trip you will discover the distinctive nature and culture of Western Sicily and be surprised by the beauty of the area, which is not yet affected by mass tourism.

On this trip you will be amazed by the special welcome in the region. Three stages are planned, to make the most of your time, since the distances on this side of the island are relatively short. You will experience the extraordinary atmosphere of the city of Palermo, the unknown interior of Agrigento and the unexpected beauty of the province of Trapani.

Click the bottons on the map or the names on the list to check the stopovers of this itinerary.
Stop 1

Palermo

B&B ZAGARA

2 nights - The first stopover is planned in a B&B accommodation in the historical centre of Palermo, just behind the beautiful Cathedral. A few steps from here you will find all the main and most interesting attractions of the city.

From here you can also visit:

  • Monreale and its famous Cathedral, an amazing example of Norman architecture with its fascinating Byzantine golden mosaics
  • Cefalù and the northern coast
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Stop 2

Agrigento

TERRAZZE DI MONTELUSA

2 nights After an initial impression of a big city like Palermo, we will take you to the second stay of your journey in the heart of the historical center of Agrigento, in a nice B&B, le Terrazze di Montelusa, accurately renovated and belonging to the family owner since 1822. You will be welcomed by the charme of Francesco, and if you're lucky, by a sonata of his piano! Just a few steps away you can reach medieval and baroque churches, the prestigious Theatre 'Luigi Pirandello' and the Via Atenea, always been a place of shopping and strolling; the famous Valley of the Temples and the golden sandy beaches are located just a few kilometers from here.

Various activities/excursions are available here, either on your own or through the local "Val di Kam" organization, including:

  • A visit to Agrigento and the of Valley of the Temples archaeological area
  • Walking and hiking, with various levels of difficulty, around Sant'Angelo Muxaro
  • Caving trips in the area's natural caves
  • A visit to the shepherds, with the incredible experience of "milking" your own cappuccino andenjoying warm, freshly made ricotta, taste the typical biscuits of Sant’Angelo o the “pane cunzatu” (typical sicilian flavored bread) in a very old local bakery


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Stop 3

Marsala, Trapani

LA PORTAZZA RESORT

3 nights - The last three nights of this special trip will be spent in the picturesque scenery of the Stagnone Natural Reserve in Marsala, in a eighteenth century “baglio”, a typical rural building that belonged to a noble Sicilian family. The property has been recently restored and is furnished with taste and attention to detail. Here you can enjoy a great homemade cuisine that will help to make your stay unique: homemade recipes, simple and refined at the same time, will make you enjoy the rich flavors of the Sicilian tradition.

This area is rich in natural wonders and beautiful places like:

  • Selinunte and Segesta with its Greek temple and theater
  • Scopello and the magnificent Nature Reserve of "Lo Zingaro"
  • TrapaniMarsala (windmills and salt pans) and the island of Mothia
  • excursions to the Salt Pan Nature Reserve
  • The unspoilt Egadi islands (FavignanaLevanzo and Marettimo)
  • The medieval town of Erice
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Other informations

Not everyone is aware that Sicily is a large island, certainly not comparable to the smaller islands of the Mediterranean, both in terms of its size and especially due to its variety of cultural and natural attractions. It is therefore recommended that you spend 8 days of the holiday visiting just one part of the island.

Pricing and contacts

Prices min max
8 days (7 nights) € 457,- p.p. € 547,- p.p.
8 days (7 nights) only accommodation (own vehicle*) € 325,- p.p. * rented car not included € 395,- p.p. * rented car not included

The prices are for a booking of min. 2 people and include:

  • B&B lodging, breakfast included (7 nights)
  • Car rent, category B, i.e. Opel Corsa, 3 doors, air conditioning (5 days)

 

The price does not include:

  • Transport to/from Sicily
  • Booking Fee

 

This program is organized for a stay of 8 days, but it is always possible to shorten or extend your trip to the island and choose the date of departure.

Also remember that our true strength is to custom tailor your trip, placing utmost care and attention to your needs and expectations. Time and place of arrival/departure are also flexible.

For more information on this trip, please file the following contact form, or send an e-mail to sicily@tururi.org.

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