The fascinating island of Sicily is a destination you will want to return multiple times. Sicily has been a crossroads of trade and a mix of many civilizations for centuries, making it unique and appealing. Ancient Greeks founded Sicily’s most famous towns, including Taormina, Giardini Naxos, Catania, Syracuse, and Agrigento. Phoenicians, Romans, Arabs, Normans, Spanish, French followed the Greeks and influenced Sicily’s rich cultural heritage and wealthy gastronomy traditions.
Experience the best of Sicily on this 12-day experiential journey, a private small group escorted tour from east to west. Delight in wine tastings, visit ancient Greek ruins, and travel along its beautiful coastline. Get to know pioneers who brought life back to ancient abandoned villages and encounter local fishermen living in enchanting coastal towns.Explore the wonders of Mount Etna on an exciting 4x4 tour. Learn secrets of traditional dishes at an authentic Sicilian Baglio (farmhouse). Participate in a fun chocolate workshop to learn ancient Aztec recipes. Marvel at the salt pans and discover the Phoenician Island of Mothia. See ceramic artisans at work in Sciacca.
Enjoy private expertly guided tours of elegant Taormina, Greek Syracuse, baroque Ragusa, and lively Palermo.
Relish in private VIP wine tours and sit-down tastings in Etna, Vittoria, Castelbuono, Contessa di Entellina, Marsala, and smaller wine regions. Visit top Sicily cellars and leading estates like Gulfi, Tenuta Rapitala’, Feudo Disisa, Di Giovanna, Pietradolce, Avide, Tenuta Delle Terre Nere, Biondi, Passopisciaro, COS, and Marco de Bartoli as well as small boutique passionate wine producers.
Enjoy three nights in Taormina, three nights in baroque Noto, and five in a boutique style Sicilian Baglio.
12 DAYS /11 NIGHTS
MAY 25-JUNE 5, 2022
$6,990.00 double occupancy
Single supplement: $850