Preparing For Enchanting Sicily 2024 (Tour II)

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Your Itinerary

Enchanting Sicily 2024 (Tour II)
Monday, May 27 to Sunday, June 9, 2024

Read the Day by Day Itinerary

NB more specific details for your travels will be published in the final itinerary to be issued about one month before your arrival in Sicily.

You will receive a preparation package 45 days before your tour departure date. We will deliver to you an electronic trip packet, complete with all of your reservation details, what to expect, what to pack, and helpful travel tips.

Optional Taormina Prelude Package

The seaside resort of Taormina offers you sweeping views of Mount Etna, people-watching, cafés, boutiques, and an impressive ancient theater. Arrive one day or two days early to acclimate to Sicily and explore Taormina at your leisure with the guidance of Experience Sicily.

Ask us about adding this optional prelude to your itinerary.

Optional pre-tour stay in Taormina
Includes airport and hotel transfers, hotel stay, buffet breakfast. Lunch and dinner are on your own.

Experience Sicily Owner/Curator Allison Scola will be present for the evening of Sunday, May 26 and to accompany your transfer to Siracusa on Monday, May 27. Dinner with Allison on Sunday, May 26 is optional and paid for at the point of service. Dinner on Saturday, May 25 is on your own. We will provide you with a list of restaurant recommendations and can make reservations for you as you wish.

A group transfer to Siracusa for your first hotel of Enchanting Sicily will be scheduled for the afternoon of Monday, May 27. Exact time to be determined.

Arrive on Saturday, May 25 | Two Additional Pre-Tour Days

One Additional Night, Double Occupancy: $610
One Additional Night, Single Occupancy: $920

Arrive on Sunday, May 26 | One Additional Pre-Tour Day

Two Additional Nights, Double Occupancy Total: $400
Two Additional Nights, Single Occupancy: $585

Let’s Get Started

Start here to learn about next steps to prepare for your May departure and why you may enjoy arriving early for the pre-tour in breathtaking Taormina.

If you did not register initially for the Taormina Prelude, but would like to add it on, please email Anna at to express your interest and plan next steps.

Concerns About the Pandemic and Travel in Italy

As of June 2022, there are no vaccination requirements to travel to Italy or upon your return to the United States. Masks are not required in spaces around Italy.

Pr Experience Sicily Tours, we are requiring proof of vaccination or recovery with antibodies for the safety and comfort of all our participants. During our tour, we recommend wearing your mask on the tour bus for the first few days.

We are continuously updating our policies according to CDC recommendations.

Your Tour Cancellation Policy and Terms and Conditions Explained

Please refer to our Tour Cancellation Policy and Terms and Conditions here

Watch this video to learn about our Small Group Tour Cancellation Policy.

Travel Insurance

Experience Sicily tour packages do not include insurance coverage. Experience Sicily all-but-requires that you purchase a comprehensive travel insurance policy to protect your trip investment. A comprehensive insurance policy includes coverage for medical expenses, evacuation coverage, loss or damage to luggage, personal accident, loss or damage to property, trip cancellation or postponement, personal liability, legal expenses, and emergency expenses. It should also include coverage for pre-existing health conditions.

Watch this video to learn about:

  • When to purchase travel insurance
  • Why to purchase travel insurance
  • What policy benefits should you consider
  • How we can help you

Next Steps

  1. Follow the payment plan that you receive when registering for the trip. You will receive an email when an upcoming installment is due.
  2. Submit the Traveler Details form for each person in your party at
  3. When completing the Traveler Details form, you will indicate if you’d like us to reach out to you regarding covering your trip investment with travel insurance. If you elect to have Experience Sicily help you purchase a comprehensive travel insurance policy, we will be in contact in the days ahead to help identify and purchase the right policy for you.  It’s best to purchase a policy within 14 days of the first purchase towards your trip.
  4. If you elect to decline travel insurance, we will send you a Travel Insurance Waiver form to complete.
  5. Purchase your flights to Sicily. For help identifying and purchasing your flights, please contact our agency partner. See the video above for more explanation.

Marlene Gelardi
Sr. Vice President
Travelong of Summit
4 Chatham Road
Summit, N J 07901
908-277-2700 x 316

Further Ahead

  • Please submit your Emergency Contact information by March 27, 2024. We’ll send you a reminder closer to when it’s officially due.
  • Your What to Expect travel preparation document will be delivered to you by April 12, 2024.
  • Your final, detailed, electronic itinerary will be delivered to you on or about May 13, 2024.
  • The official start date of your tour is Monday, May 27, 2024.

The Experience Sicily Team

Over the course of the next months, you may hear from different members of the Experience Sicily team.

Allison Scola
Englewood Cliffs, NJ

Elizabeth Uppenbrink
Client Support Manager
Rockland County, NY

Anna Scola
Project Coordinator
New York, NY

Valeria Signorino
Giuseppe Sciurca

We look forward to delighting you with a phenomenal trip to Sicily!