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IMPORTANT: A number of independent "guides" in Sicily offer excursions (driving you from place to place). Unfortunately, most of those found on the internet are not licensed as tour guides, tour operators or taxi drivers. This means that they probably lack accident insurance that covers a client who (for example) incurs an injury while walking from the guide's parked car to an archeological site, such as the temples at Agrigento and Segesta. Worse yet, some of these "guides" may deceive you into believing that they are licensed when they are not. In Italian law, only a properly licensed company qualifies for the insurance described. In Italy the tourism/travel industry is highly regulated for your protection.
Sicily Tours and Travel
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Best of Sicily Tours 2016. Selection of several interesting (and affordable) tours of Sicily for 2016 that visit major sights and sites of interest. May be purchased directly from the tour operators in Sicily.
Golden Sicily Tour. A frequent tour of Sicily (with departure almost every Saturday) which visits major sights around the island, with an emphasis on ancient and medieval culture. Small group size.
Personalized Tours of Sicily. Yes, they do exist. Read about how the same type of company that plans tours sold by travel agents can create one for you at a competitive price.
Scheduled Excursions. Regular excursions to Segesta, Erice and Agrigento several times each week, from central Palermo. The only day trips of this kind with regular departures.
Corporate Incentives in Sicily. Incentive vacations, business conferences and other services for groups. All kinds of business travel.
Sicily Concierge. Completely personalised, custom-tailored holidays and specialised travel planning. The only firm of this kind in Sicily.
Cooking Classes in Sicily. Informative article with links to some of the best cookery lessons offered around Sicily.
Palermo Shore Excursions. Personalized shore excursions (day trips) in Palermo. A good service if you'd like something different from the mass tours everybody else is taking.
Messina & Catania Shore Excursions. Personalized shore excursions (day trips) in the Etna and Taormina region. Etna jeep tour, Etna and Taormina excursion, cooking class.
Tour Guides in Sicily. List of some of the most professional, competent tour guides around Sicily, with tips on how to select one. The only list of its kind on the internet, based on a careful review of each guide's experience, knowledge and recommendations by past clients, with direct contact info.
Sicily Wedding. Wedding planning in western Sicily. In castles, churches, cathedrals, especially Cefalù and Castelbuono.
Motorcycle Rental in Sicily. Sicily Moto Rent is a good place to rent a bike for your trip around the island. Their site includes itineraries as well as an indication of bikes available, rates, conditions and more.
Hotels in Sicily. Reserve a hotel online using Best of Sicily's Travel Centre. Locations include Taormina, Palermo, Catania, Agrigento and other cities.
Design Your Group's Tour. School and university tours, specialized itineraries and more.
Sicily Catamaran Charters. Catamaran service based in Cefalù east of Palermo. You may charter a skippered catamaran or skipper it yourself. Please note that this is not a 'touring' service; flat rates are the same whether your group includes six people or two.
Sicily Villas. Practical advice for renting a villa or cottage.
Bed and Breakfasts. What to expect and where to find it.
Sicily Tour Guides. List of tour guides and various guide services around Sicily.
Palermo Guide. Guided walking tours of Palermo and surrounding areas with your own personal guide. Culinary tours too. Also the only Jewish tours of Palermo, tracing the footsteps of this unique heritage.
Sicilian Guide. Personalised tours and excursions for small groups.
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