October 9 - 16, 2023 (Overnight Flight)
$ 3,750 PP
PRELIMINARY PROGRAM available in 2023
All-Inclusive Land Package (Leave USA October 8)
Day 1 Monday (October 17)
Airport Borsellino Falcone (Punta Raisi) Palermo
On arrival in Sicily, you're met at the airport and transferred to our exquisite farmhouse Hotel. Tenuta Cefala.
A welcome cocktail follows check-in. Then, enjoy an atmospheric introduction to the area and some far-reaching views. This evening, we enjoy a leisurely dinner at our hotel and prepare for a full-packed week of activities.
▪ Inclusions: Airport picks up / Welcome Cocktail Reception / Welcome Dinner with wine.
Day 2 Tuesday / PALERMO, MONREALE, CASTELDACCIA (October 18)
Palermo Historical city center visit, followed by Ballaro's Market for a Street Food Lunch.
Travel to the Monreale Cathedral in the afternoon. Salaparuta Wine Tasting in the late afternoon. Dinner in Bagheria.
▪ Inclusions: Breakfast / Wine Tastings with food at Salaparuta / Street Food Lunch/ Dinner & Wine
Day 3 Wednesday / SEGESTA, ALCAMO, BAGHERIA (October 19)
Today we travel to the western area of Sicily with a visit to the ancient Segesta. Next, visit the Greek Ruins, followed by a wine tasting + lunch at Four Cieli Winery in nearby Alcamo with locally-made organic paired foods. Finally, returned to our hotel in Bagheria. Dinner in the quaint village of Santa Flavia.
Pack your bags. We are moving tomorrow to the splendid city of Siracusa.
▪ Inclusions: Breakfast / Wine Tasting lunch / Dinner
Day 4 Thursday / BAGHERIA, CEFALU', SIRACUSA (October 20)
Today is a long day for us but certainly rewarding. Before we begin the second phase of our tour, we'll stop for a great Illy Brand espresso or cappuccino at Bagheria's famous Don Gino Pasticceria.
We will travel toward Siracusa, with the first stop in Cefalu' on the Island's eastern shores. Seafood-based lunch at Café' 74, located in the heart of the village. Back on the road toward the ancient city of Siracusa.
Check in the elegance and comfort of Hotel Parco delle Fontane. Free time for you to enjoy the spectacular setting, and a leisure dinner in the evening at La Mentirosa
▪ Inclusions: Breakfast / Martorana sweet tasting / Lunch / Dinner
Day 5 Friday / SAVOCA & TAORMINA + SIRACUSA (October 21)
We are departing from Siracusa today and heading along the coast towards Savoca to visit the filming sites of the movie "The Godfather." Food Tasting in Savoca.
Afternoon travel to Taormina. Free time to shop and visit the many attractions in the city center. Dinner in Taormina. Return to Siracusa.
▪ Inclusions: Breakfast / Food Tasting / Dinner
Day 6 Saturday / MODICA, RAGUSA, NOTO (Baroque Day) (October 22)
Ragusa guided visit to admire the incredible architecture. Lunch in Ragusa on local specialties. Back on the road toward Modica. Free time in Modica. Dessert tasting in Modica. Departure toward the baroque city of Noto with a visit to the city center with stops to enjoy excellent street food and wine.
▪ Inclusions: Breakfast / Lunch / Street Food + wine experience.
Day 7 Sunday / SIRACUSA, FANUSA, ORTIGIA (October 23)
Morning walk through the Island of Ortigia and its outdoor market. Wine Tasting with Lunch at Gulino Winery, in the town of Fanusa. Last-minute shopping free time in Ortigia. Farewell Dinner at Hotel Parco delle Fontane
▪ Inclusions: Breakfast / Wine Tasting with food / Farewell Dinner
Day 8, Monday / SIRACUSA, CATANIA (October 24)
Early breakfast followed by the departure toward Catania Fontanarossa Airport (1 hour) for the connecting flights, based on scheduled departures.
▪ Inclusions: Breakfast / Airport Transfer to Catania Fontanarossa
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