Laney Sachs

Ortensia Blu Italian Adventures

A Sicily Experience

Oct 11, 2019 to Oct 20, 2019

Join Laney Sachs for 10 exceptional days and 9 nights exploring, touring and experiencing the beautiful island of Sicily.

Arriving in Palermo and departing from Catania, our small group of 12* people will travel by our own comfortable minibus and visit some of the most fascinating towns, cities and sights. We've planned everything to the last detail, but have made sure to include time for you to do a little exploring on your own.

*Minimum of 10 people

What's included in this trip:

  • Airport transfers from Palermo airport to Grand Hotel Villa Igiea and The Ashbee Hotel to Catania airport.
  • 9 Nights of hotel (4 and 5 star)
  • 9 Breakfasts
  • 5 Lunches
  • 6 Dinners
  • Local guide and entrance fees
  • 2 cooking classes
  • All tours, tastings and scheduled activities

What's not included:

  • Travel insurance (please accept or decline below)
  • Tips
  • Airfare
  • Incidentals


  • Day 1  - Palermo - Arrival
  • Day 2  - Palermo
  • Day 3  - Segesta, Erice, Favara
  • Day 4 - Sant'Angelo Muxaro, Favara
  • Day 5 - Agrigento, Piazza Armerina, Ortigia
  • Day 6 - Ortigia, Syracuse
  • Day 7 - Catania, Taormina
  • Day 8 - Mt. Etna, Taormina
  • Day 9 - Taormina
  • Day 10 - Departure 

Cancellation policy:

A $1,200 per person non-refundable deposit is required with this form to reserve a space. Final payment is due by August 1, 2019. We accept Visa, MasterCard and American Express. We strongly recommend that you purchase travel protection. Ortensia Blu Italian Adventures offers travel protection through Travel Insured International - please refer to Other Options section.

Cancellations made after August 1, 2019 will result in the loss of all funds received. There is no refund or discount for leaving the program early or arriving late. Ortensia Blu Italian Adventures reserves the right to cancel the program prior to the start in which case all funds received will be returned.

Other Stuff: 

Ortensia Blu LLC is not responsible for damage, loss or theft of personal belongings. The tour is not wheelchair accessible.  Unfortunately, Ortensia Blu Italian Adventures is unable to provide travelers with individual assistance or special accommodations for walking, dining, getting on or off vehicles, or other personal needs. 

Available Packages

Double Occupancy (Double Room)
Unavailable as of April 30, 2019

Deposit: $1,200.00

Single Occupancy (Double Room)
Unavailable as of April 30, 2019

Deposit: $1,200.00

Extra Options

Travel Protection Per Person Double Occupancy
Available until September 1, 2019

Deposit: $388.00

Travel Protection Per Person Single Occupancy
Available until September 1, 2019

Deposit: $537.00

Pre or Post Sicily Experience Travel Planning (Reg $250)
Available until October 1, 2019

Deposit: $150.00

Why not see some more of Italy or Europe before or after our Sicily Experience tour? We'll design, plan, organize and book your extra vacation days.