Dive into the typical delicacies and wine delights of Sicily on this extraordinary food and wine tour of the island that takes in the buzzing alleys and markets of Palermo, the dazzling shores of Taormina, the Etna volcano, Siracusa, Noto and other epic locales. Travel along the Salt Way Road between Trapani and Marsala and enjoy cooking your own lunch, tasting wine on some of Sicily’s best wine estates and sampling surprises such as “wine” ice cream in Ragusa-Ibla. The journey is paired with spectacular views of valleys, vineyards and coastline throughout.
- Taste olive oils and other local products at a spectacularly positioned estate in Agrigento
- Enjoy a Sicilian cooking experience at a winery near Ragusa
- See the majestic Etna volcano on a full-day excursion, with a winery visit
This luxury tour of Italy features 10 nights of exclusive accommodations in 4-star hotels or historic mansions with full buffet breakfasts (3 nights in Taormina, 2 in Siracusa, 2 in Agrigento and 3 nights in Palermo). Car rental with pick up in Catania and drop off in Palermo. The tour is self-drive and is available also with private deluxe van with English speaking driver for transfers and excursions for the entire Tour. Private sightseeing tours with English-speaking guides, entrance fees to attractions and professional assistance for the duration of the tour are among the main inclusions. Starting in Taormina and wrapping up in Palermo, the package includes a full-day tour of Mount Etna, a visit to the archeological sites of Siracusa, a cooking class and a journey along the Salt Road Way.