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Sicily, Italy

Whether it's fine wine and good food, ancient ruins or majestic beaches you desire, Sicily has it all. This Italian island continues to seduce travellers with its dazzling diversity of landscapes, rich history and cultural treasures. On your OROKO trip to Sicily, we’ll take you to Taormina, a charming hillside town on the east coast of Sicily. As soon as you arrive, you’ll feel the magical, mythical atmosphere which has enchanted visitors for years.

Best Time to Travel
May - Jun | Sep - Oct
Suggested Duration
5 Nights

Your journey begins with a five night stay in The Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo, a picturesque retreat bursting with Italian character. Commanding an enviable location overlooking the sparkling Mediterranean Sea and the majestic Mount Etna, Belmond Grand Hotel is an OROKO favourite. This landmark hotel appeals to couples seeking a stylish escape and it is the perfect base to explore the breath-taking landscape of Taormina.

Get ready to experience Sicily like no other as we arrange ‘The Godfather’ Fiat 500 tour for you. Prepare to be launched straight into a sensational Italian adventure. During your guided tour you’ll visit two unspoiled and typical Sicilian villages chosen by the director Francis Ford Coppola as locations in his famous trilogy. Feel the thrill of sitting behind the wheel of a classic Fiat 500 as you retrace Al Pacino’s footsteps.

Experience the colourful villages of Savoca and Forza d’Agro, stopping off in Bar Vitelli and the charming Church of St Lucia. At each stop, your guide will explain the significance of each shooting location and allow you to delve deep into the psyche of Coppola to gain a real understanding of his representation of the infamous Italian mob. This tour will show you unveiled Sicily and its secrets!

Taormina is a charming hillside town on the east coast of Sicily.
Enjoy a five night stay at the picturesque Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo.
The Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo has views of the Mediterranean Sea and the majestic Mount Etna.
Experience a sense of elegance at the Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo.
Spend some time exploring the centuries old theatre constructed by the Romans.
Make the most of your afternoon with a swim in the hotel pool.
Relax on the balcony while overlooking the sparkling Mediterranean Sea.
A colourful and vibrant sunset dinner, overlooking Mount Etna.

Next, we’ll take you on an excursion aboard a traditional Gozzo boat. Unwind on the large sundeck of The Gozzo and take in the magnificent views and enchanting beauty of the Gulf of Gardini and Isola Bella. For an added sense of adventure, dive into the magical Blue Grotto, a dark cavern where the sea glows a vibrant electric blue. An unworldly experience.

For a taste of Italian culture, enjoy an intimate night at an Italian Opera at the famous il Teatro San Giorgio. The ambience of sitting in this centuries old theatre constructed by the Romans is indescribable. Sip on a glass of prosecco as you enjoy a taste of local culture with alluring classical music.

Sicily is a many-faceted place to visit, this is a great itinerary for couples who want a unique Italian experience. We can guide you using our first-hand knowledge of Sicily to help you decide where to stay and what to do. Let us help you to plan your perfect Italian escape.

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