Sicily Concert Tours
Perform music concerts in the towns and villages of Sicily
“To have seen Italy without having seen Sicily is not to have seen Italy at all, for Sicily is the clue to everything.”-- Goethe.
Sicily is a place where time and tradition have been forged by peoples and faiths from north and south, east and west. It is Europe, Africa and Asia in one magical moment. Sicily is more than just the largest island in the Mediterranean! It is the world’s first multicultural society and Italy’s most historically cosmopolitan region.
Carthaginian traders, Greek tyrants, Roman Governors, Byzantine bishops, Arab emirs, Norman knights, Holy Roman Emperors all left their cultural mark on Sicily’s history, art, architecture, music, and cuisine making Sicily a unique place.
Sicilian love of music is evident in the majestic opera houses and theatres that dot the island. Catania was the birthplace of Vincenzo Bellini whose most famous opera, Norma, has even given its name to a regional pasta sauce!
Celebrated musicians from all corners of the globe have performed in the island’s ancient Greek theatres, historic cathedrals and lively piazzas.
In addition to man-made wonders, the power and beauty of mother nature is magnificently evident on visits to places such as Mount Etna and the Alcantara Gorge.
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Interested in performing a concert tour in Sicily? We can help tailor the perfect trip for your school or adult tour. Call us on 0115 9404 303 or get in touch by using the form below:
Gower Music Tours & Sicily
The staff here at Gower Music Tours have extensive experience and knowledge of Sicily.
Apart from the fact that one of our longstanding couriers actually lives in Sicily we have a close relationship with a local Sicilian tour company. We can organise tours in Sicily absolutely anywhere!
Concert performance venues in Sicily
Groups stay by the beach near the ancient town of Taormina which is dramatically placed on the side of a mountain, overlooking the sea and facing Mount Etna. With the ancient Greco-Roman theatre to visit and a Cathedral for concerts this is a perfect base for concert tours in Sicily. There are plenty of stunning churches and squares to play in along this East coast of Sicily as well as the chance to hike to the summit of Mount Etna, visit the famous fish market in Catania, swim in the sea or travel a bit further to beautiful Siracusa and its fascinating ancient Roman ruins.
Accommodation options in Sicily
There are various different hotel options in and around Taormina, depending on the level of luxury desired! Some are right on the beach and also have pools. All can offer b&b, half board or full board and can cater for all dietary requirements. Twin bedded rooms for adults and multi bedded rooms for students, with ensuite facilities.
Excursions and Trips in Sicily
Sicily is simply glorious! There are so many places to visit that you will want to go back again and again. Roman theatres, greek temples,crystal clear sea, baroque churches, volcanic islands, sicilian markets and the finest Roman mosaics in the world! The list goes on...
EtnaThis can be a full day excursion to include the stunning Gorge created by the river cutting a canyon into the lava stone, or a half day to the top of Etna. An alpine guide or volcanologist can take you on a guided walk around the crater on the summit. On a clear day a view of the whole island is possible!
Taormina Greco-Roman TheatreThe iconic photograph of Sicily showing the ancient Greek theatre with the Ionian Sea and Mount Etna as a backdrop, is the must-see venue of Taormina. Besides orchestras and choirs, it has hosted celebrities such as Paul Simon,Tony Bennett, Elton John and Duran Duran. In 2018 Sting and Noel Gallagher will perform.
SiracusaTwo of the most significant ancient archaeological sites from both Greek and Roman history are situated adjacent to one another in the northwest corner of Siracusa. Visit the Greek theater, the latomie stone quarries, the ear of Dionysius, the altar of Hieron II the Roman amphitheater and more.
Catania Fish MarketRaucous market open every weekday morning. Apart from the spectacular display of fish of all shapes and sizes, there is breathtakingly loud and fast paced activity to wonder at. Pure street theatre.
Aeolian IslandsDiscover Lipari and Vulcano, two must-visit islands in the stunning UN protected Aeolian Island archipelago off Sicily’s north coast.. Spend time at leisure on each island, perhaps exploring Lipari Old Town and relaxing in Vulcano’s legendary mud baths. High speed hydrofoils will whisk us from island to island.
Piazza ArmerinaThe Unesco-listed Villa Romana del Casale is central Sicily's biggest attraction for good reason: the site is home to the finest Roman floor mosaics in existence. Only rediscovered in the 1950’s and almost perfectly preserved, they cover 3500 sq. meters of a former hunting lodge. Your guided tour takes you on an elevated walkway overlooking the mosaics. Unforgettable.
Let us help plan your perfect concert tour of Sicily
We'd be delighted to offer advice, help shape your trip and work with you to create pricing options to meet your budget.
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