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Embark on a non-group,self-guided walking holiday in Sicily, staying in accommodation of character. We arrange luggage transfers and provide you with our highly informative route notes so that you can explore at your own pace.
A walking holiday in Sicily will captivate and delight you, thanks to the sweeping views which stretch for miles, and the richly varied flora. In the true spirit of a Slow holiday, stop as frequently as you like to take it all in – you’re not part of a group, and have no luggage to carry (we sort out that and all the other arrangements, as well as providing step-by-step route notes), so take your time…
When it comes to walking in Sicily, we offer a choice between the island's rugged west and the central Madonie Mountains. Both holidays explore peaceful rugged slopes and offer commanding coastal views – from the Madonie Mountains you can gaze north across the sea to the Aeolian Islands, while the wonders of the west coast include the Egadi Islands and the Zingaro Nature Reserve.
To give you a good idea of how we can tailor our trips to your individual requirements, take a look at the section of the website specifically devoted to travellers from outside the UK.
Alternatively, if you’d prefer to get the low-down on Inntravel holidays from someone who has first-hand experience, you can email Phil Wise. Based in California, Phil has taken many trips with us over the years, and will be happy to give you general information about travelling to Europe and the overall Inntravel holiday experience from an American perspective.
Is our walking holiday in Sicily right for you?
Our walking holiday in Sicily’s Madonie Mountains explores remote slopes and involves ascents and descents each day, while our Wonders of Western Sicily walk takes place on paths that can be little-trodden and rocky in places. Our grading system below should help you decide if these holidays are right for you. We’ll be happy to add in an extra night or two if you’d like an occasional rest day.
Generally easy walking with few ascents / descents, but perhaps the occasional long day.
Easy-to-moderate walking with some ascents / descents, and occasional longer days.
Moderate walking on varied terrain, with some long days and regular ascents / descents.
Moderate-to-challenging walking on more rugged terrain with significant ascents / descents on most days. Compass skills may be required (check the individual holiday).
Challenging hikes, featuring long days with significant ascent / descent on challenging terrain. Compass skills may be required.
Choice of easier or harder routes, so that you can tailor most days to your requirements.
Walking holidays in Sicily, Inntravel style
We want you to enjoy your time in Sicily to the full so – like all Inntravel holidays – our walks here feature three core ingredients: seductive landscapes; welcoming accommodation of character hand-picked by us; and dinners of traditional cuisine.
Informative route notes
With an Inntravel route guide in your pocket you can be assured of choosing the right path and not missing the interesting sights along the way. Providing clear, current and comprehensive information, our route notes allow you to set your own walking pace, explore the unique features of the region, and take in local culture at your leisure.
The freedom of independence
If you value independent travel and hotels of character, you’re in the right company. With Inntravel, you set your own holiday start date, duration (you can add extra nights at any hotel) and preferred travel route (by train, plane or ferry). Talk to us and we’ll make your personalised holiday plans and travel arrangements happen.
The walking specialists
We’ve been seeking out the finest routes in Europe and beyond since 1984. If you’ve travelled with us before, you’ll already appreciate our knowledge and expertise. If you are new to Inntravel and have a question about walking holidays, please get in touch. Our friendly experts are waiting to share their enthusiasm and knowledge.