Gay Sicily Tour

Catania, Syracuse, Etna, Taormina

From €2190 or USD $2540

Deposit €500 or USD $590

9 – 16 July 2022

15 – 22 October 2022

14 – 21 October 2023

Other Dates available on request for private departures. 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 your Italy Gay Travels host

Sicily, Italy

€2190 or USD $2540 sharing in a double room

At the moment of Booking a Deposit is required. Final Payment is due no later than 60 days before Departure.

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.


Fly to Catania airport

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Price per person (based on shared double room)

  • €2190 or USD $2540 sharing in a double room

At the moment of Booking a Deposit is required. Final Payment is due no later than 60 days before Departure.

  • Single supplement of €490 or USD $569
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
  • 3 Dinners
  • Private tours in English

Services not included

  • 3.5% Credit Card Commission Fee
  • 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
  • A Tip from €100 to the Tour Leader and his staff are strongly recommended

Single supplement per person

  • €490 or USD $549 in single room


  • 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. 3 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! Starting your journey from Catania you will have the opportunity to explore most of the amazing sights this region can offer such as the Etna volcano, Taormina, Syracuse and the Noto valley, worldwide famous for its wines!

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.


Day 1


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. 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: Catania is packed with cool and gritty gay-friendly bars! You will discover a buzzing young city with us!

  • Meals included: Dinner
  • Overnight in Catania

Day 2

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
  • Overnight in Catania

Day 3

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
  • Overnight in Catania

Day 4

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
  • Overnight in Catania

Day 5

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.

  • Meals included: Breakfast
  • Overnight in Syracuse

Day 6

Free Day in Syracuse

Today is a free day: spend the time as you wish and explore the area at your own pace. Your hosts Sergio and Kendall will be around to offer advice and guidance as needed.

  • Meals included: Breakfast
  • Overnight in Syracuse

Day 7

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 whilst taking in the surroundings.

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

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

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner
  • Overnight in Syracuse

Day 8

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

We suggest you to extend your stay in Syracuse: you can enjoy the splendid city 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.