Sicily Food Tour

11 Days

April 8th – 18th, 2021

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

 Balestrate

Highlights

 Arrival • Meet Host • Welcome Dinner

                                                  

Your host will pick you up and take to your hotel.  You will be able to settle in, relax and enjoy the views of the gulf nearby before our welcome group dinner for the evening in Castellamare Del Gulfo.

Day Two

Meals

 Breakfast • Lunch

Destinations

 Segesta• Camporeale

Highlights

 Greek temple and amphitheatre • Winery & Wine Tasting

                                                  

 After breakfast we will visit a well known Greek temple and amphitheatre that dates back to approximately 420 BC.  For lunch we will head to Camporeale to visit a winery to learn about wine production and enjoy our lunch with some wine tasting.

Day Three

Meals

Breakfast 

Destinations

 Erice • Trapani

Highlights

 Sightseeing 

                                                  

 Today we will check out of our hotel in Balestrate and head to Erice, a medieval town on a mountain top.  Afterward, will enjoy shopping and overnight stay in Trapani

Day Four

Meals

 Breakfast • Lunch

Destinations

 Salt Flats & Museum • Bakery

Highlights

                                                   

 A visit to the salt mines of Sicily that has been in production in Sicily for over 2,700 years.  For Lunch we will visit a bakery, learning about artisanal breadmaking while enjoying fresh baked bread as part of our meal.  

Day Five

Meals

 Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Destinations 

 Ragusa • Sciacca

Highlights

 Sightseeing • Cuisine

                                                  

 A day full of sightseeing and enjoying the cuisine of the southeast part of Sicily

Day Six

Meals

 Breakfast • Dinner

Destinations

 Siracusa • Modica

Highlights

 Guided tour • Chocolate presentation and tasting

                                                  

 Enjoy a guided tour of the beautiful city of Siracusa.  In the afternoon we will learn about the ancient method of making chocolate that Modica is known for which includes chocolate tasting.  In the evening we will have a special dinner all based with cocoa

Day Seven

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Destinations

Ragusa

Highlights

 Cheese tasting • Street Market • Cooking Class

                                                  

 After breakfast we will visit a cheese producer and taste some fresh ricotta cheese.  We will then go to a market and gather ingredients for our afternoon cooking class.  Our evening dinner will be our class preparations

Day Eight

Meals

 Breakfast

Destinations

 Palermo

Highlights

 Villa Romana Del Casale

                                                  

 Today we will head to Palermo, a city that has been around for over 2,700 years.  We will visit Villa romana Del Casale in Piazza Amerina to view the beautiful mosaics and the surrounding square. 

Day Nine

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch

Destinations

Palermo

Highlights

 Guided Tour • Market • Street Food

                                                  

After breakfast we will have a guided tour of Palermo.  You can’t visit Palermo without going to one of their street markets and experiencing the street food.  Enjoy the rest of the day shopping and relaxing

Day Ten

Meals

 Breakfast • Dinner

Destinations

 Palermo

Highlights

 Ceramic Shop • Sicilian Patries • Shopping

                                                  

Ceramics is an important art for the island and we will be visiting one of the local shops.  This is a perfect opportunity to snag a souvenir!  Sicilian pastries are well known around the world, especially the cannolo.  Visiting  a pastry shop for an authentic pastry is a necessity!

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!