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Sketches of Sicily

9 DAY Land Journeys

  • Discover ancient Sicilian treasures, and marvel at man-made creations seemingly untouched by time.
  • Soak up thespian history at Taormina’s ancient theater, which frames a spectacular image of sapphire coastline and a brooding Mount Etna.
  • Sample the region’s delectable pizza after an exclusive cooking demonstration.
  • Gaze at intricate Roman floor mosaics—including scenes of mythological sagas and African animals—at Villa Romana del Casale.
  • Tour a family-run olive farm, and sample the organic olive oil produced on the property.
  • Explore former centers of the Elymian civilization: Segesta and Erice.



8 DAY Land Journeys

  • Explore Verona’s legacy in a Roman arena, “Romeo and Juliet,” and pretty piazzas and parks.
  • Wander through the warren of narrow streets and bridges that cross the canals of Venice.
  • Dine on classic cuisine and sip the famous wines of the Veneto as you enjoy an alfresco meal.
  • Cruise Lake Garda and experience the chic Italian lakes lifestyle.
  • Admire Palladio’s architectural genius in Vicenza.
  • Taste grappa in the town where the famous Italian brandy was created.
  • Discover three UNESCO World Heritage sites./


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