Revel in the unique charms of the largest island in the Mediterranean, from its bustling capital of Palermo to the shadow of smoldering Mount Etna. Experience the enduring influences of the cultures that have ruled this historic crossroads, including the Romans, Spanish, Greeks, French and Moors. Visit the stunning cathedral and cloisters of Monreale and explore colorful Palermo.
Taste the island’s specialties, including Maria Grammatico’s almond pastries. See the Greek temples of Agrigento, the remains of five Doric temples from the 5th century B.C. From Taormina, enjoy a private jeep ride up Mount Etna, exploring the volcano, villages and forests of the area, and taste wines from grapes growing in its volcanic soil.