Day 1 Monday
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 / CASTELDACCIA, PALERMO, MONREALE
Wine Tasting at Duca di Salaparuta in the, ate morning the brief
Palermo Historical city center visit, followed by Ballaro's Market for a Street Food Lunch
Travel to the Monreale Cathedral in the afternoon
Dinner in the fishing village of Santa Flavia near the city of Bagheria.
▪ Inclusions: Breakfast / Wine Tastings with food at Salaparuta / Street Food Lunch/ Dinner & Wine
Day 3 Wednesday / ERICE, ALCAMO, BAGHERIA
Today we travel to the western area of Sicily with a visit to the ancient medieval Borgo of Erice.
Lunch at the Archi di San Carlo (Erice)
Dessert Tasting at Maria Grammatico's famous pastry emporium (Erice)
Alcamo. Wine tasting at Four Cieli Winery, with locally-made paired foods.
Return to Bagheria for dinner.
Pack your bags. We are moving tomorrow to the splendid city of Siracusa.
▪ Inclusions: Breakfast / Lunch / Dessert Tasting / Wine Tasting with food / Dinner
Day 4 Thursday / BAGHERIA, CEFALU', SIRACUSA
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.
Check in the elegance and comfort of Hotel Parco delle Fontane, followed by a welcome cocktail, some free time for you to enjoy the spectacular setting and a leisure dinner in the evening at the hotel's restaurant Eduardo.
▪ Inclusions: Breakfast / Martorana tasting / Lunch / Welcome Cocktail Reception / Dinner
Day 5 Friday / CATANIA & TAORMINA
We are departing from Siracusa today and head along the coast towards Taormina on the slopes of Monte Mauro, overlooking the sea.
Catania fish market as a first stop
Travel to the village of Trecastagni for a Wine Tasting at Nicosia Winery
Taormina. Free Time. Lunch on your own, followed by a Cannoli Tasting at La Pignolata
Return to Siracusa for dinner at La Mentirosa Restaurant near our hotel.
▪ Inclusions: Breakfast / Wine Tasting with food / Cannoli and Sweets Degustation / Dinner
Day 6 Saturday / MODICA, RAGUSA, NOTO (Baroque Day)
Ragusa guided visit to admire the incredible architecture. Lunch in Ragusa on local specialties.
Back on the road toward Modica. Chocolate workshop at Bonajuto
Visit the last baroque city of Noto, or a visit to the city center
Avola wine tasting at Assennato Winery
▪ Inclusions: Breakfast / Chocolate Tasting / Lunch / Wine tasting with Sicilian street food
Day 7 Sunday / SIRACUSA, FANUSA, ORTIGIA
Archeological site visit
Ortigia visited the outdoor market
Wine Tasting with Lunch at Gulino Winery
Gelato Tasting at Fiordilatte in Piazza Duomo Siracusa
Farewell Dinner at Hotel Parco delle Fontane
▪ Inclusions: Breakfast / Wine Tasting with food / Gelato Tasting / Farewell Dinner
Day 8, Monday / SIRACUSA, CATANIA
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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