2023 Adventures by Disney Sicily and British Isles Itineraries

by | May 8, 2022 | Adventures By Disney, News Outside the Parks, WDW Blog

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As travel continues to make a comeback following COVID-19, Disney is expanding its Adventures by Disney offerings, with new Sicily and British Isles itineraries joining the lineup in 2023.

Among the full lineup of the 2023 Adventures by Disney itineraries, you’ll find two new options: Sicily and the British Isles.

We’re less than 10 days away from the booking window for these new Adventures, so check out the list, pick your favorites, and get ready to book on May 13. These are trips you won’t want to miss.

Adventures by Disney Sicily Tour

This new trip, officially called An Unforgettable Tour of Sicily – Ancient Sites, Local Charm and Natural Wonders, is an eight-day. seven-night itinerary that exposes guests to the culture and landscapes of Sicily.

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Discover Sicily with ABD. Photo courtesy of Disney

During the trip, guests will tour:

  • Palermo
  • Monreale
  • Agrigento
  • Piazza Armerina
  • Caltagirone
  • Siracusa
  • Mount Etna
  • Taormina

During the eight-day adventure, Adventures by Disney will take guests inside the 12th-century Monreale Cathedral, expose them to the art of puppetry at Teatro dei Pupi, and show them the wonders of Isola Bella on a privately chartered boat ride through the Ionian Sea. (Don’t worry: Guests also get to swim and snorkel too.)

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Adventure awaits. Photo courtesy of Disney

Other adventures along the way include a behind-the-scenes visit to Italy’s largest theater, Teatro Massimo, and treks through several Greek and Roman wonders, including Neapolis Archaeological Park.

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Explore ruins in Sicily. Photo courtesy of Disney

In total, ABD will offer 10 Sicily departures in 2023; three are reserved for adult guests only. Oh, and those Adult-Exclusive departures? They include a sunset cruise around the island of Ortigia.

The Sicily tour starts at $5,499 and includes 16 meals and 16 sites.

Adventures by Disney British Isles Tour

You can also book the new British Isles trip, officially called The Best of the British Isles – Celebrating History, Folklore and Tradition.

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See London on the British Isles tour with ABD. Photo courtesy of Disney

This trip is even more extensive than the Sicily Adventure, stretching for 10 days, nine nights in the British Isles, including stops in:

  • Dublin
  • Belfast
  • Antrim Coast
  • Glasgow
  • Edinburg
  • London

This is officially the first Adventures by Disney excursion to Northern Island.

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Experience the culture of the British Isles. Photo courtesy of Disney

During the journey, guests will learn the art of crating Irish whiskey, bake traditional soda bread, and drive down the famed Antrim Coast to explore Giant’s Causeway. In Scotland, guests will discover the heritage of bagpipes and roam the Royal Mile. Finally, guests will explore the English countryside before taking a high-speed boat ride down the River Thames and touring Westminster Abbey.

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See beautiful countryside. Photo courtesy of Disney

In total, ABD will offer nine British Isles departures in 2023; four are reserved for adult guests only. The Adult-Exclusive departures include a private tour of the underground vaults beneath Old Town Edinburgh.

The British Isles tour starts at $7,499 and includes 21 meals and 13 sites.

How to Book the Adventures by Disney Sicily and British Isles Trips

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Bookings for this Sicily trip (and the British Isles) open to the general public on May 13. Photo courtesy of Disney

Booking for the Adventures by Disney Sicily and British Isles tours opens to the general public on May 13, 2022.

  • Previous ABD guests who have done three or more Adventures get priority booking on May 10.
  • Previous ABD guests, no matter the number of travels, can book on May 11.
  • Disney Vacation Club; Disney Cruise Line Platinum, Gold, and Silver; and Golden Oak members can all book on May 12.

Tap here to book your preferred new Adventures by Disney itinerary (or both!).

Learn more about Adventures by Disney in a special feature in the April 2022 edition of WDW Magazine, available now.

UPDATE: All Adventures by Disney Travelers Must Be Fully Vaccinated

Written by Timothy Moore

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Boom baby! Timothy Moore is excited to serve as a WDW Magazine contributor and resident Disney Renaissance expert. When he's not drinking around the world at EPCOT or gobbling down Mickey Waffles for breakfast, he can usually be found with his partner hiking and kayaking the great outdoors, putting off writing his novel by playing Nintendo Switch, or telling his dogs Goomba and Blooper that they're the best boys in the world ad nauseam (because they are).
Timothy Moore

Written by Timothy Moore

Boom baby! Timothy Moore is excited to serve as a WDW Magazine contributor and resident Disney Renaissance expert. When he's not drinking around the world at EPCOT or gobbling down Mickey Waffles for breakfast, he can usually be found with his partner hiking and kayaking the great outdoors, putting off writing his novel by playing Nintendo Switch, or telling his dogs Goomba and Blooper that they're the best boys in the world ad nauseam (because they are).