Western Sicily: Palermo and a vineyard stay

Western Sicily: Palermo and a vineyard stay
(7 Nights/8 Days)

from £ 1300 *per person

An ideal late summer break combining the sounds and colours of the Sicilian capital with the pristine beaches and countryside of southwestern Sicily.

  • Accommodation Charming and Boutique
  • Suitable For Couples, Beach Holidays, Food & Wine
  • Holiday at a glance Learn all about Sicilian wines with a stay at the Planeta Foresteria, Sicily's premier wine producer.
    Palermo has something for everyone: best street food in Europe, a multi-millennial heritage, sandy beaches, one of the world's best Opera House and one of the finest location in the Med.

Western Sicily: Palermo and a vineyard stay

First stop Palermo

Sicily’s multi-ethnic history, created layer upon layer by all the great civilizations of the Mediterranean, oozes out of every pore of the city, from its art and architecture to its fantastic culinary heritage.  Colourful, chaotic and brimming with explosive energy, the city is a mass of contradictions but one not to be missed.

With modern rooms, a beautiful courtyard for evening drinks and a great location in the wonderfully atmospheric Ballarò market, Palazzo Brunaccini is a sophisticated oasis amidst the city's slightly faded grandeur.

Next, the vineyards and the beach at Menfi

Pick up your car hire from a downtown location, or have it delivered to the hotel, and make your way to Planeta Foresteria, just inland from Porto Palo di Menfi.

For those in search of culture, the superb Greek archaeological sites of Selinunte and Agrigento are two of the finest in the Mediterranean. Menfi itself is a centre of the local wine industry, with several wineries.

At Planeta Foresteria activities range from biking and wine tasting through to all kind of seaside related activities.

Accommodation at the Planeta is in delightful spacious rooms, uniquely decorated and with their own terrace.  The outdoor pool area overlooks the vineyards.
What’s included
  • Travel planning
  • Bed and breakfast basis
  • Private transfer from Palermo airport
  • 3 nights sharing a Superior double/twin room at the Palazzo Brunaccini in Palermo
  • 4 nights sharing a Classic double/twin room at the Planeta Foresteria in Menfi
  • 5 days fully comprehensive car hire
Optional Add-ons
  • Theatre and sport event tickets
  • Private and group excursions
  • International flights

Itinerary

  1. Day 1-4 Palermo
    Private airport transfer from Palermo airport

    3 nights on a BB basis sharing a Superior room at the Palazzo Brunaccini

    We can help you with
    • Private guided tours of Palermo's highlights
    • Street food walking tour
    • Capuchin Catacombs of Palermo & Monreale Cathedral tour
    • Tickets for the Opera House  
    • Tandem paragliding flight over Palermo
    • Bicycle hire
  2. Day 4-8 Menfi, Western Sicily
    5 days fully comprehensive car hire (Fiat Punto or similar) collected from Palermo airport

    4 nights on a BB basis sharing a Classic room at the Planeta Foresteria

    From 01/06 to 30/09, rates include the Beach Club at Lido Fiori with sunloungers and facilities

    We can help you with
    • Wine tasting and cellar tours
    • Verdura Golf Resort 36km away
    • Private guided tours of the Greek Temples in Agrigento, Selinunte and Segesta

Accommodation

Palazzo Brunaccini

Palazzo Brunaccini

Palermo

Contemporary comfort hidden away in a historic palazzo in Palermo’s atmospheric Ballarò market

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Planeta Foresteria

Planeta Foresteria

MENFI

Wine-tasting and gastronomy on a prestigious wine estate close to the sandy beaches of south west Si

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