- 3 or 3.5 hours
- Get acquainted with Sicily's main sites, history, and neighborhoods
- Led by a family-friendly expert in history or local culture
- Neapolis, Piazza Duomo, Apollo Temple, Fountain of Arethusa, Valley of the Temples, Capo Market, Oratory of Santa Cita, Piazza Marina, and Your choice of sites
Whether you already have something in mind or want help crafting something entirely new, our dedicated planning specialists are on hand to make the most of your travels. Context planners, all travelers in their own right and experts in their dedicated territory, will partner with you to create an itinerary suited exactly to your needs and schedule.
Important: Please let us know at checkout which tour option (Palermo, Agrigento or Syracuse) you would like to book. If you would like to book all 3, please let us know your preferred dates. We'd be happy to arrange 3+ days of family touring for you and your kids!
- Palermo OR Agrigento OR Syracuse
- 3 or 3.5 hours with a family-friendly expert guide
Palermo Tour for Kids: Playing with Art, Food and Tradition - 3 hours
Agrigento Tour for Kids - 3 hours
Syracuse Tour for Kids: Archaeology, Myths, and Adventures in Syracuse - 3.5 hours
Rachele has a degree in History of Art from the University of Palermo. Her dissertation was on Gender and Racial Studies in the feminist movement. After University, she completed a Master degree on Museum Organization and Management at the Cattolica University in Milan. At the same time she completed a four- month stage at the Museum of Contemporary Art “ Villa Zito” in Palermo where she reorganized the main picture gallery.Rachele is a member of Associazione Osservatorio Outsider Art and she has delivered lectures on such topics as naif painters in Sicily and Puglia.Occasionally, she contributes to the organization of Art events at the local Gallery “Beatrice “, at Palazzo Sambuca, that specializes in late nineteenth- century Sicilian and Neapolitan painting.An area in which she has proved particularly successful is dealing with groups of children or elementary-school students. She has joined in an initiative taken by the local administration meant to show junior citizens the most outstanding landmarks of the area they live in.
Lucia studied Conservation of Cultural Heritage at the University of Agrigento, then she moved to Rome to focus her studies in Christian Archaeology at the Vatican Institute Pontificio Istituto di Archeologia Cristiana. She worked as an archaeologist in Rome, in Puglia (southern Italy), in Corsica and of course in Sicily. She published scientific papers in the course of her career, and presented her research at various conferences, among which at the XV International Congress of Christian Archeology in Toledo. She is now settled in Syracuse, where she shares her passion for archaeology and her city with travelers. She enjoys being with kids and she leads children centered tours in Syracuse.
Alice holds a degree in Classics from the University of Bologna and a postgraduate master degree in Art History and Archaeology from the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Paris. She has been working for many years as a field archaeologist. Since the beginning of her career, her main goal has always been to make archaeology and art more approachable to the general public. Her long experience as a museum educator gave her the right training to work easily both with children and adults. She likes to see herself as an enthusiast and passionate ambassadress of Sicily' s cultural heritage.