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Secrets of Sicily Walking
Uncover the secrets of Sicily’s western coast and discover the hidden sandy coves and unexplored islands. With an abundance of walking trails and picturesque scenery, this is the perfect place for those looking to escape from it all and enjoy the peace and tranquillity.
- Style: Self Guided Walking Tour
- Duration: 8 days/7 nights
- Starts in: Scopello
- Spectacular coastal and mountain scenery
- Medieval churches, ancient villages, prehistoric caves and 2,500 year old temple at Segesta
- Turquoise seas and unspoilt sandy beaches
Day 1 Scopello
Make your way to your hotel at Scopello, where you will spend the next two nights. A welcome meeting will take place before dinner to brief you on the week ahead. An arrival transfer from Palermo airport is included with certain flights.
Day 2 Zingaro Nature Reserve
Spend today at your own leisure, where you can walk as much or as little as you like, enjoying the fantastic coastal views.
Day 3 Segesta, Trapani and Marettimo
Transfer from Scopello to the 2,500 year old temple of Segesta and the wonderfully preserved amphitheatre. Head to Trapani for a spot of lunch and have the chance to taste the local granita before taking the ferry to Marettimo where you will spend the next three nights.
Day 4 Punta Libeccio Lighthouse Walk
Today’s walk will take you from the east to the south west coast via a path through pine woods and across hillsides. The lighthouse is the perfect place for lunch and bird spotting, as well as enjoying the views of the sparkling water.
Day 5 Levanzo
Take the short crossing to Levanzo where a coastal path leads the way past deserted stone farm houses and olive trees to the Grotta del Genovese. Here you can see the preserved cave paintings and engravings which line the cavern walls.
Day 6 Erice & San Vito Lo Capo
After returning to the mainland head to the picturesque hilltop medieval town of Erice, where you can enjoy stunning views of the north western shoreline. Take time to explore the winding marble streets, medieval churches and the spectacular Norman castle. A private transfer will take you to your accommodation near San Vito Lo Capo, where you will spend the last two nights.
Day 7 Monte Cofano
After arriving at Monte Cofano embark on a gentle ascent through twisted olive trees to enjoy breath-taking views over the Bay of Bonagia. On the descent pass an old tonnara (tuna factory) and nearby coves where you can enjoy a swim, before continuing along the coastal path to the village of Cornino. After lunch you will be met and transferred back to San Vito Lo Capo.
Day 8 San Vito Lo Capo
Transfer to Palermo airport for your flight home (transfer only included with certain flights).
Departs:Frequent departures Mar – Oct
- Return airport transfers (only available in conjunction with certain flights, please check)
- 7 nights 3 to 3+ hotel accommodation
- 7 breakfasts & 2 dinners
- Return ferry to Marettimo
- Luggage transfers on days 3 & 6
- International flights
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