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Sicily, the biggest island in the Mediterranean, is a melting pot of cultures, where Greek and Arab influences can be found in the architecture, in the ancient ruins from different civilizations and in the unique cuisine; a land where the earth spills fire from ancient volcanoes and the sun warms the emerald waters of the Mediterranean sea; a region of archaeological wonders, marvellous baroque towns and rich, ancient traditions. But Sicily is not only a place of extraordinary monuments, enchantingly beautiful scenery and beautiful towns, it is also a land that offers an incredible variety of excellent vintages, ancient cellars and vineyards, typical dishes and traditional foods rediscovered in their original style.
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Arrival to your hotel in Palermo. Time to settle in, and welcome dinner dedicated to the products of the Slow Food Presidia of Sicily. Overnight stay. (D)
Departure for Marsala, the city renowned for its production of the wine of the same name. Visit Rallo winery a splendid structure from the nineteenth century in Marsala, for tasting the wines. For an experience that will change your concept of wine tourism. Free time to stroll through the center of the old town. Lunch in a typical local restaurant. We suggest you to proceed to Erice, a magnificent medieval city in a spectacular setting. Walk through the streets of the center of the town and visit the Pasticceria Maria Grammatico, an old pastry shop that offers recipes from the Antico Convento. Try some of the typical local delights such as almond pastries filled with candied lemon, Cannoli, Zibbibo (local wine) and the famous “brutti ma buoni” (“ugly but tasty”) biscuits. Return to the hotel and overnight stay. (BB, T, L)
We suggest: in the morning, visit the famous old Capo Market, in the ancient heart of this thriving city. Lunch enjoying the main traditional local recipes at the Trattoria Piccolo Napoli. Free time to stroll around the streets in the centre of the city. We suggest: to try the pastries at the Pasticceria Scimone, one of the oldest in the city that sells the famous cannoli, babà and lots more, and a visit to the Bottega dei Sapori and the Saperi della Legalità di Libera shop that sells the produce cultivated on lands confiscated from the Mafia, such as legumes, preserves and wines. Return to the hotel and overnight stay. (BB, L)
Departure for Agrigento for visit of the old city. Lunch at the typical Trattoria Terra in the downtown. In the afternoon a guided tour of the amazing Valley of the Temples, testament to the ancient Greek civilization in Sicily. Departure for the hotel in Syracuse and overnight stay. (BB, L)
We suggest: departure for Ragusa to visit the city built in a region that has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in recognition of its Sicilian style baroque architecture. The city is divided into two parts: the old city (called Ibla) and the new city. Having admired the wonderful architecture of Ibla proceed to Modica, the ancient capital of the county which once again is full of amazing examples of architecture that pay homage to the old Sicilian baroque style. Sample some of the typical dishes accompanied by local wines at the Locanda del Colonnello Restaurant. Before returning to Siracusa, We suggest: a stop to the old pastry shop, the Antica Pasticceria Bonajuto, where the Ruta family is famous for its chocolate. Departure for Syracuse and have a dinner – in the historical town centre of Ortigia – of some traditional dishes and local wines in a typical local restaurant. Overnight stay. (BB, L, D)
We suggest a tour of the city, one of the most important and strategic political centres in ancient Greece, visit the archaeological park and walk around the heart of the old city – Ortigia. Departure for Taormina, stopping on route to visit the Azienda del San Michele of the Baron Emanuele Scammacca del Murgo, where prestigious wines are produced, a real find in terms of wines from Etna. There will be a tasting accompanied by local produce. Spend the night in Taormina. (BB, T)
In the morning, a guided tour to discover Taormina, the small medieval village called “the pearl of the Ionian Sea” and visit to the Roman – Greek theatre. Time at leisure for lunch, shopping and walk through the tiny streets. Overnight night stay. (BB)
BB=Buffet Breakfast L=Lunch LL= light lunch D=Dinner T=Tasting
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