Gay Sicily Tour

Catania, Syracuse, Agrigento, Etna, Taormina

From €1490 or USD $1690

6 – 13 October 2018

Other Dates available on request. Please inquiry.

  • Experience the best of Sicily with our esxclusive all gay tour
  • Stay in Catania, one of the most beautiful Baroque cities in Italy
  • Visit the biggest volcano in Europe, Etna
  • Explore Noto Valley, UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Make new friends from all over the world
  • Travel with Sergio and Kendall, your Italy Gay Travels hosts

Sicily, Italy

€1490 or USD $1690 sharing in a double room

Solo Traveler? You will share a double room with a fellow Traveler.

If you prefer your own room, please add a Single supplement of €490 or USD $549.

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Fly to Catania airport

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Price per person (based on shared double room)

  • €1490 or USD $1690 sharing in a double room
  • Single supplement of €490 or USD $549
Paying a single supplement is not required. We will try to match you with a roommate if you are traveling alone and prefer to share a room. If this is not possible, a single supplement will be applied to your reservation before the final payment date.
Services included
  • 7 Nights in 3 / 4 star hotels or  similar category Bed and Breakfast
  • All breakfasts
  • All transfers during the week
  • 4 Dinners
  • Private tours in English

Services not included

  • Return flights
  • City Taxes
  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Meals throughout the entire tour other than mentioned
  • Any other item not mentioned above
  • Insurance, tips and everything not listed as Included

Single supplement per person

  • €490 or USD $549 in single room

Duration

  • 8 days / 7 nights (6 days of activities)
This tour is accessible to anyone in relatively good shape. There will be a fair amount of walking.
En suite rooms in 3/4 star Hotels and B&B. 7 breakfasts included. 4 Dinners included
You will be provided with an assistance number you can call your hosts at any time during your stay.

A Gay Sicily Tour like no other!

Join Italy Gay Travels on an amazing Gay Sicily Tour. Sicily is the biggest island in the Mediterranean sea, rich in culture and home to important archaeological sites. Yes in this case bigger is better as Sicily packs in all the punches an all gay tour should offer. This exclusive Gay Sicily Tour will focus on the eastern part of this amazing region, fast becoming a gay hotspot. And with one look at the local talent here you will understand why, mamma mia! Start your journey from Catania.

You will also meet like-minded gay men from all over the world on our exclusive all gay Tour. The Gay Sicily Tour allows you to discover the region from a safe and friendly viewpoint. Visit the tallest volcano in Europe, soak up the sun on amazing beaches, discover the island by boat and eat like a king on our exclusive Gay Sicily Tour.

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Day 1: Saturday

Welcome

Welcome to Sicily! This region has a powerful past, a melting pot of many different cultures that have conquered its soil, and an intriguing present.

Make your way to your hotel smack bang in the center of Catania and settle in. Here you will meet your hosts and get your Gay Sicily Tour welcome pack. Join your fellow Gay Travelers and your tour hosts, Sergio and Kendall, in the evening for a Complimentary Welcome Dinner. Here we will all get to meet each other and have a full briefing on the adventure that lies ahead. After dinner we go bar hopping: the first Drink is on us! Catania is packed with cool and gritty gay-friendly bars: you will discover a buzzing young city with us!

  • Meals included: Dinner
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Day 2: Sunday

Discover Catania

After a hearty breakfast we take in our first visit: a guided tour of Catania. Catania’s historic center is on the Unesco World Heritage list. The black-and-white palazzi towering over sweeping baroque piazzas are some of its most looked after sights. Starting from piazza Frederick of Swabia, our English guided tour will lead us through the ancient Norman castle of the city, the Ursino Castle, the Roman Baths, Piazza del Duomo, and the Fontana dell’Elefante.

Catania, and Sicily as a whole, is also well known for its superb local food (pasta alla Norma anyone?): we will make sure we include a well deserved stop at the extraordinary fish market of the city (La Pescheria).

Free time in the afternoon to enjoy lunch and stroll around Catania as you wish, do some shopping, or just take a siesta, ahhhhhh!

Optional typical dinner in a Restaurant in the center of Catania, in a trendy area of the city.

  • Meals included: Breakfast
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Day 3: Monday

Bustling Mount Etna

Make sure to wear comfortable boots and don’t forget your camera! Our Gay Sicily Tour explores the tallest active volcano in Europe: Mount Etna. No eruptions today hopefully (no pun intended). We will reach an altitude of 2,000 meters above sea level and enjoy a moderate hike. Admire the fascinating landscape of the Valle del Bove depression, a breathtaking view of the smoking craters of Mount Etna and the surrounding landscapes facing the lonian sea.

After lunch we will make our way back to the hotel for some free time before dinner: tonight the pizza in town is on us!

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Pizza Dinner
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Day 4:Tuesday

Taormina and Boat Excursion

After breakfast, our Gay Sicily Tour will head to what is arguably the most beautiful city in Sicily: Taormina.

Discover the city on an English guided walking tour, including the best key sights of the area. The famous Greek theater and beautiful hidden gardens among its crowded streets are just some of the highlights.

Lunch is up to you, but make sure to join Italy Gay Travels for an unforgettable boat trip in the beautiful bay of Taormina in the afternoon. Get your speedos and goggles ready! We will enjoy Naxos Bay, the Cave of Love, Sirens Bay, Isola Bella,  the Blue Grotto, Mazzarò bay and St. Nicholas Bay. Naturally, there will be plenty of time time to enjoy a refreshing dip in the sea.

In the evening, we head back to Catania, free time in the evening to enjoy Catania by night.

  • Meals included: Breakfast
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Day 5: Wednesday

Catania – Syracuse

After breakfast the group will leave Catania, pack the luggages, and head to discover one of the most beautiful cities of the so-called Magna Grecia, Syracuse. Our gay friendly guide will lead us to discover the the city center of the city and its Archaeological park, home to the remains of the Roman Amphitheater, the Greek Theater, the Ear of Dionysius, According to legend, the tyrant Dionysus, dug the cave to hide his prisoners and hear their speeches.

After the visit to the city, free time to hit the beach, do some shopping, having a stroll in the beautiful streets of Syracuse or have a nap in the hotel. Whatever your choice, make sure to join Italy Gay Travels in the evening for a typical dinner on us.

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner
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Day 6: Thursday

Prodigious Noto

After breakfast we head to Noto, a beautiful town known for its architecture and trendy bars and shops. Noto is in the middle of an amazing valley included in the UNESCO World Heritage list due to its Late Baroque architecture.

Enjoy an aperitif in the lively squares of the city on us whilst taking in the surroundings. Free afternoon to enjoy the city before going back to Syracuse for dinner at your choice.

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Aperitif
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Day 7: Friday

Suave Syracuse

Today it is a free day for you to enjoy the splendid city of Syracuse at your own pace. This 2,700-year-old city played a key role in ancient times, when it was one of the major powers of the Mediterranean world. Notable for its rich Greek history, culture, amphitheatres and architecture. For those interested, try our optional optional Wine Tasting Session Tour in Avola, home to the famous Nero D’Avola red wine.

Make sure to join us for the Farewell Dinner in a Typical Restaurant in Syracuse, on us of course.

We will finish the night bar hopping and discovering the nightlife of the city.

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner
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Day 8: Saturday

See you soon!

After breakfast, the Gay Sicily Tour is over. We all say goodbye (no tears hopefully) and hope that we see you the next time