Circumnavigation of Sicily

Lipari, Aeolian Islands
September 26, 2017
13 Days
Aboard the Variety Voyager
72 Guests
From $8,980
Agrigento, Sicily

Expedition Highlights

  • Attend cooking demonstrations on how to prepare traditional Sicilian dishes, plus enjoy wine tastings of vintages from the Marsala and Licata regions.
  • Enjoy ample free time to stroll through picturesque coastal towns with many opportunities to dine ashore on your own.
  • Tour Monreale’s impressive 12th-century Cathedral; hailed as Italy’s most beautiful Norman church, the interior is covered with intricate mosaics, gold leaf, and stone intarsia.
  • Explore the exquisite Greek and Roman ruins of Agrigento and Syracuse—both UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
  • Cruise among the scenic Aeolian Islands and enjoy up-close views of still-active Stromboli Volcano.

An exceptionally well-thought-out itinerary devoted to one island that has so much to offer. It was great to have a little break in the middle, Stromboli and Etna, with an otherwise daily sightseeing agenda. There was excellent organization throughout and there’s been virtually nothing to criticize!

Katherine J.

Expedition Team

Variety Voyager

The Variety Voyager is a newly built, state-of-the art private yacht which accommodates up to 72 guests. All ocean-view staterooms feature en suite marble bathrooms, flat-screen television, mini fridge, and individually controlled heating/cooling. The spacious and elegantly-appointed public spaces include a lounge, library, single-seating dining room, outdoor deck for dining in pleasant weather, and sun deck with a bar and lounge area.

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