After settlers from Corinth colonized Syracuse during the 8th century B.C., a string of tyrants followed; Dionysius left the most significant mark. During his reign Syracuse rose to become the most powerful Greek city, boasting a population of half a million. Among the most eminent men living there were great poets Aeschylus and Pindar, as well as mathematician and physicist Archimedes.
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Crossed over by half of the ancient civilized world, modern day Sicily ironically presents an off-the-beaten-path vacation for those eager to discover a completely different side of Italy.
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Escape to Sicily for seven days of beauty, cuisine, and history-without the crowds you'd find in the high season. Begin in Palermo and meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel.