View Europe's largest and most explosive volcanoŚmajestic Mount Etna. Travel in a coach to 6,234 feet (1,900 m) above sea level and survey the lush vegetation. Gaze upwards toward extinct craters of the lunar-like landscape. Continue to Taormina, the colorful seaside town for shopping, people-watching, or sightseeing.
Founded by the Corinthians in the 8th century BC, Syracuse became a center of ancient Greek culture. Visit the remains of the Greek theater, carved into the rock face and let your guide bring to life this ancient civilization. Wander through the Roman amphitheatre where gladiators fought to their bloody deaths, then tour nearby cathedrals.
Discover the mix of Moorish, Norman, and baroque designs which give Palermo its inimitable air. Tour the imperial tombs in the Palermo Cathedral. Take in the Arabo-Norman architectural genius of the Palace of the Normans, with its awe-inspiring Byzantine mosaics. Enjoy a sightseeing tour of the town before heading to Monreale cathedral.
Explore the ancient Greek temple complex at Agrigento on a tour of the Valley of Temples. Wander among the ruins of the Temples of Hercules, Concord, Juno, and Jupiter. The latter, though never completed, was considered the 8th wonder of the world; while Concord is considered the best-preserved Greek temple in existence.
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