Sicilian Adventure

Price
€1480 per person
Duration
7 days
Destination
Southern Italy
Travellers
2

Sicilian Adventure

Explore Eastern Sicily's Baroque towns, stroll through Vendicari Natural Reserve, and unravel history in Syracuse and Piazza Armerina. Indulge in a pistachio tasting at a grove and end your journey with the panoramic beauty of Taormina
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What's included

Destination
Southern Italy Discover Southern Italy
Departure Location
Catania
Return Location
Catania
Tour Start Date & Time
7 July 2024 00:00 View other Times
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Welcome to Sicily

Sicily is one of the jewels of southern Italy, to be discovered, known and experienced through nature, history and tradition. Nature seems to have destined all its wonders for this land: mountains, hills and, above all, the sea with its incredible colours and the transparency of the water.
Exuberance and warmth also animate Sicilian cuisine: its specialities express the passion and care that Sicilians put into good food and authentic flavours.

The Baroque Towns

Marvel at the ornate architecture and charming streets of Ragusa, where Baroque elegance intertwines with ancient charm in the UNESCO-listed old town. Next, explore the historical allure and exquisite chocolate of Modica. Finally, explore Scicli, a hidden gem boasting stunning Baroque architecture and a relaxed atmosphere.

Indulge in an authentic Italian dinner with a local host who opens her home for a cooking class. Learn to prepare regional dishes, share stories, and enjoy a delightful meal together, creating a genuine and immersive culinary experience.

Noto’s Wonders and Coastal Retreat

Noto is a charming Sicilian town renowned for its stunning Baroque architecture. Stroll through its picturesque streets, adorned with ornate buildings and charming squares. Enrich your journey with a stop at a local winery, where you can indulge in Sicily’s renowned wines amid scenic vineyards. Discover Marzamemi‘s charming fishing village, stroll its historic streets, and indulge in local seafood. Next, experience the natural beauty of Vendicari Reserve, known for birdwatching and pristine beaches.

Explore Syracuse

 Ancient history comes to life in Syracuse: explore the archaeological wonders of the Greek Theatre, the Ear of Dionysius, and the historic Ortigia Island. Before leaving the city, it is worth stopping at the Marciante pastry shop, near the Cathedral, for the Eureka cake dedicated to Archimedes, the illustrious Syracusan genius.

Jewels of Piazza Armerina: Unveiling Ancient Wonders and Mosaics

Piazza Armerina is a town rich in churches and ancient buildings, best known for the Villa Romana del Casale, a Unesco heritage site. The Villa, which dates back to the 4th century, is rich in magnificent mosaics depicting numerous scenes from classical mythology. Discover this wonderful villa and its incredibly well-preserved thermal baths, then reach your next accommodation on the Ciclopi Riviera, near Catania.

Pistachio Groves in Bronte and Amazing Views in Taormina

Explore a Bronte, Sicily pistachio grove for a sensory journey among lush trees and a unique nutty aroma. Owners provide insights into cultivation, leading to a tasting session with pistachios and cream, offering a glimpse into the essence of Sicilian cuisine.

Discover Taormina, Sicily’s renowned town, boasting stunning sea and Mount Etna views. Visit the Greek Theatre and wander through charming alleys with Mediterranean houses and sea-view restaurants. Taormina’s shops showcase Sicilian delicacies like “arancini,” “schiacciate,” and “focaccia”.

Departure

Return your rented car at the Catania Airport. Sicily bids farewell with its thousand colours and fragrances, eagerly anticipating your return to discover its myriad facets. Arrivederci!

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