School Cultural Trips to Sicily
An island that’ll stop you in your tracks
Nowhere combines lofty coastlines with archaeological treasures quite like Sicily. Easy to reach with a deep-rooted Greek and Roman history, a school cultural trip to Sicily is perfect for those who want to escape city life for a chilled-out island getaway. Shop for local handicrafts in Giardini Naxos, tuck into home-grown Sicilian food and trek through extraordinary natural landscapes. Whatever you decide to do, Sicily will feel like a world of its own.
Our Recommended Itinerary
Here’s what your trip could look like
Flight to Sicily
Airport transfer and visit to Syracuse Archaeological Park
Evening meal and Fun Files quiz
Visit Mount Etna and stop off at a local honey factory
4×4 Jeep trek on Mount Etna
Evening meal followed by a stroll to a local gelateria
Visit Taormina Greek Theatre
Shopping followed by pizza making and eating
Fun Files activity
Go souvenir shopping in Giardini Naxos
- Return flights from UK to Sicily
- Coaching for the duration of your tour
- Full board accommodation
- Travel insurance
- Free staff place ratio 1:10
- 24/7 support
- Vamoos travel app & info pack
- Tailor-made itinerary
- Mount Etna Cable Car & 4x4 Jeep Trek
- Taormina Greek Theatre
- Pizza Making
- Giardini Naxos
- Dedicated Tour Manager
- Hoodies and Polo Shirts
Excursions in Sicily
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Popular places to stay in Sicily
- Situated on Sicily's East Coast, adjacent to Mount Etna
- 5 minute walk from public and private beaches
- Outdoor pool facing Mount Etna
- Customer Feedback: "Wow, staff were blown away with the high standard of the accommodation" The Thomas Hardye School
- Outdoor pool facing Mount Etna
- Shared lounge and TV area
- Ping pong table
- Mediterranean garden and terrace
- Children’s play area
- Restaurant and bar
- Gift shop
- Meeting rooms
- Go for a swim in the outdoor pool
- Play a game of ping pong
- Enjoy a night of karaoke
- Soak up the sun in the Mediterranean garden and terrace
- Relax in the shared lounge and TV area
- Walk to the public and private beaches
Your journey doesn’t have to end here! See what else we can offer to help you get the most out of your tour. From dedicated Tour Managers to Party Leader Launch Packs, we’ll go above and beyond to support you and your students.
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FAQs about this tour
Find the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions.
Can I talk to Rayburn Tours whilst out on tour?
Yes, a 24-hour emergency phone number will be provided in your final documents pack and one of our experienced members of staff will be happy to help with any problems you have whilst out on tour.
I am required to complete an Educational Visits (EV) form by our Local Authority and I cannot answer all of the questions?
We are happy to assist you in completing your EV forms and return them directly to your Local Authority on your behalf, just speak to your Tour Consultant.
Do your hotels comply with our Local Authority’s guidelines?
All hotels are audited to standards set by the School Travel Forum (STF), this criteria is based on information and guidance from educational authorities. Whilst local laws and standards have to be taken into consideration, as they may differ from country to country, our standards do not. We are happy to provide copies of our hotel audits should you wish to see them.
Is insurance included with my trip?
Yes, insurance will be included in your trip quotation as standard unless it is requested not to be. Make sure you check the list of inclusions in your quotation and/or confirmation.
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