Sicily Food Tour

$4,950 Per Person

11 Days

Booking Now Closed

May 2nd – 12th, 2020

This wonderful ten day tour will delight your pallet as you circle the entire island!

It will feautre gourmet meals, a professional cooking class with a Michelen Star chef and presentations from artisan producers that will include tastings of  wine, chocolate and cheeses.

Day One

Meals

Dinner

Destinations

Palermo

Highlights

Meet Your Tour Director & Welcome Group Dinner

                                                  

Our group will have a private transfer from the airport to the hotel with luggage delivery to your room. You’ll have some free time after check in to settle in or rest before a group evening welcome dinner.

Day Two

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch

Destinations

Palermo

Highlights

Guided Tour – Market – Street Food Experience 

                                                  

We will begin with a city guided tour of Palermo, including a visit to a local market. Our lunch will be Palermo’s street food, one of the things Palermo is known for. You will then have some free time to explore the city in the afternoon. We will have an overnight stay in Palermo

Day Three

Meals

Breakfast • Dinner

Destinations

Palermo

Highlights

Sicilian Pastry Tasting – Artisan Ceramicist

                                                  

You cannot visit Sicily without tasting Sicilian pastries so save some room after breakfast because we will be heading to a Sicilian pastry shop to savor some typical sweets that this region is known around the world for. In the afternoon we will have an opportunity to visit an artisanal ceramicist.  Enjoy some free time in Palermo, before we have a group dinner.  Overnight again in Palermo

Day Four

Meals

Breakfast • Dinner

Destinations

Caltagirone – Ragusa

Highlights

Sightseeing in a new location

                                                  

Today we will check out and head to a new destination.  Your luggage will be collected and loaded up into the van. Our next destination will be Caltagirone, a city known for the craft of ceramic making. You’ll have some free time in Caltagirone.  For the afternoon we will head to Ragusa and check into a hotel in this beautiful hilltop city. You will have some free time in this new location before a planned group dinner. Overnight will be in Ragusa.

Day Five

Meals

Breakfast • Dinner

Destinations 

Siracusa – Modica 

Highlights

Guided Tour – Chocolate Presentation – Chocolate based dinner

                                                  

Time for another city guided tour, this time it is the city of Siracusa. After, you will have an opportunity to explore this city further with some free time.  Next, we will head back to the hotel in Ragusa and get ready to visit Modica for a chocolate producer presentation. The evening dinner will be a chocolate based dinner especially prepared for you. We will then head back to Ragusa for our overnight stay.

Day Six

Meals

Breakfast •Lunch • Dinner

Destinations

Ragusa

Highlights

Cheese Producer presentation – Cheese tasting – Market – Cooking Class

                                                  

Italy is well known for its variety of cheeses so we will be off to visit a cheese producer and cheese tasting, of course!  We’ll then visit a local market to purchase ingredients for the afternoon’s cooking class. We’ll enjoy lunch at the hotel before beginning our class. Our evening dinner will be the meal the group prepared.  Overnight in Ragusa

Day Seven

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch

Destinations

Sciacca – Trapani

Highlights

Sightseeing a new location

                                                  

Time to explore the west side of Sicily so we will check out and start our journey towards Trapani. Along the way we will be stopping in Sciacca for lunch, then checking into a hotel in Trapani. You will have free time in Trapani to sightsee or shop. Overnight in Trapani

Day Eight

Meals

Breakfast • Dinner

Destinations

Trapani – Erice – Marsala

Highlights

Fish Market – Sighseeing – Salt Flats of Marsala

                                                  

Trapani is a coastal city known for its fishing so we will visit a typical fish market. After, we will visit Erice a medievale village near Trapani, enjoying free time in Erice. Before returning back to the hotel we will have a brief stop at the Salt Flats of Marsala.  Our evening will be spent in Trapani or at the hotel before our group dinner for the evening. Overnight in Trapani

Day Nine

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch

Destinations

Segesta – Balestrate

Highlights

Temple – Wine Tasting 

                                                  

Today we will see the temple of Segesta and amphitheater, designed by a Greek architect. We will have lunch with a wine tasting experience in Camporeale. Then, we will head to Balestrate, checking into a hotel there. Enjoy a free afternoon in Balestrate. Overnight in Balestrate.

Day Ten

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Destinations

Castellamare del Golfo

Highlights

Sailboat Excursion – Last group dinner

                                                  

Today we will have a sailboat excursion* from the port of Balestrate touring the beautiful sea of Castellamare Del Golfo. A light lunch will be provided on board. You will have some free time in Balestrate in the afternoon before our last group dinner in Castellamare Del Golfo. Overnight in Balestrate

(*weather permitting)

Day Eleven

Meals

Breakfast

Destinations

Palermo Airport

                                                  

Your luggage will be collected and the group will be transferred to the Palermo airport to return home.
Grazie e Arrivaderci!