Day 1 Monday (October 9)
Airport Borsellino Falcone (Punta Raisi) Palermo
On arrival in Sicily. Airport pick-up and transfer to our exquisite hotel in Bagheria.
A welcome cocktail follows check-in.
Dinner in Bagheria. Menu designed by Chef Walter
Orientation for the week-long activities
▪ Inclusions: Airport picks up / Welcome Cocktail Reception / Welcome Dinner with wine.
Day 2 Tuesday / PALERMO, CASTELDACCIA (October 10)
Breakfast. Palermo Historical city center visit, with Sheila Filipponi, followed by Ballaro's Market for a Street Food Lunch with wine.
Salaparuta Wine Tasting in the late afternoon.
Dinner in Bagheria at Don Ciccio
▪ Inclusions: Breakfast / Street Food Lunch Dinner & Wine / Wine Tastings with food at Salaparuta Winery
Day 3 Wednesday / MONREALE, ALCAMO, BAGHERIA (October 11)
Breakfast. Morning travel to the Duomo of Monreale, for a culture visit to the Unesco Treasure. Immerse yourself into the true essence of culture.
Afternoon travel to Alcamo for a wine tasting + picnic lunch at Four Cieli Winery with locally-made organic paired foods. Brief visit to the town of nearby Calatafimi , the place where the initial creation of United Italy was discussed and executed.
Return to our hotel in Bagheria. Dinner in the quaint village of Santa Flavia on seafood.
Pack your bags. We are moving tomorrow to the splendid city of Siracusa.
▪ Inclusions: Breakfast / Culture site entry / Wine Tasting lunch / Dinner
Day 4 Thursday / BAGHERIA, CEFALU', SIRACUSA (October 12)
Breakfast. Today is a long day for us but certainly rewarding. We will travel toward Siracusa, with the first stop in Cefalu' on the Island's eastern shores. Visit to the Unesco Treasure Duomo, followed by a coffee and dessert break in the center's Piazza. Back on the road toward the ancient city of Siracusa, our next home for the remaining time in Sicily. Along the way we'll stop for picnic box lunch with wine, or a wine tasting.
Check in the elegance and comfort of Hotel Parco delle Fontane. Free time for you to enjoy the spectacular setting. Welcome cocktail with locally-made antipasti.
▪ Inclusions: Breakfast / Coffee Break with pastry / Lunch
Day 5 Friday / SAVOCA & TAORMINA + SIRACUSA (October 13)
Breakfast. 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 at the famous Il Buon Pane, perhaps the best bread makers of the territory. Sample among other things, the obsession "Focaccia Messinese".
Afternoon travel to Taormina. Free time to shop and visit the many attractions in the romantic city center. Dinner in Taormina.
Cannoli Tasting at La Pignolata after dinner.
Return to Siracusa.
▪ Inclusions: Breakfast / Food Tasting Lunch / Dinner / Cannoli Tasting
Day 6 Saturday / MODICA, RAGUSA, NOTO (Baroque Day) (October 14)
Breakfast. Ragusa guided visit to admire the incredible architecture. Lunch in Ragusa on local specialties. Back on the road toward Modica. Free time in Modica. Chocolate tasting in Modica. Departure toward the baroque city of Noto with a visit to the city center with stops to enjoy excellent dinner with wine.
▪ Inclusions: Breakfast / Lunch / Chocolate Tasting / Dinner
Day 7 Sunday / SIRACUSA, ORTIGIA (October 15)
Breakfast. Morning walk through the Island of Ortigia and its outdoor market. Lunch at Fratelli Burgio., or similar at the waterfront. We will spend most of the day in this quaint island. Gelato Tasting at Caffe'Viola. Last-minute shopping free time in Ortigia.
Farewell Dinner at Hotel Parco delle Fontane.
▪ Inclusions: Breakfast / Lunch / Gelato Tasting / Farewell Dinner
Day 8, Monday / SIRACUSA, CATANIA (October 16)
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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Guided Tour with Chef Walter and Travel Consultant Sheila Filipponi
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$ 3650 PP without Airfare.
8 Days - 7 Nights
Price for Double Occupancy
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