May 20th, 2023 – May 27th, 2023
Max 16 participants!
Waiting list available
Hosted By Celebrity Chefs
ANNA & MICHAEL OLSON
Join us on an incredible culinary adventure across one of Italy’s breathtaking island.
Day 1 – Welcome to Sicily
Arrival at Palermo airport, meeting with the driver and transfer to the hotel. Meet and greet with your hosts and the rest of the group at hotel lobby. Welcome dinner at local restaurant
Day 2 – Palermo between food & history
Breakfast at the hotel.Meeting with the guide and full day tour
of Palermo. Tasting of typical street food at the historical Mercato della Vucciria. Stop at the renowned Pasticceria Costa to taste Cannolo Siciliano. Dinner and overnight in Palermo.
Day 3 – The rural countryside
Breakfast at the hotel and checkout. Transfer towards Agrigento. Along the 150 Km. drive, you’ll have a chance to stop and savour what this rural landscape has to offer. Check–in at the Doric hotel (or similar) upon arrival and free time in the afternoon to relax. In the evening, dinner at local traditional restaurant.
Day 4 – The “Valle dei Templi”
After breakfast, meet with local guide to visit the Valley of the Temples. Arguably Sicily’s star attraction, this UNESCO World Heritage site is considered one of the finest examples of Greek architecture outside of Greece itself. Free time for lunch and relax in the afternoon. In the evening, dinner at local restaurant.
Day 5 – Journey across the island
After breakfast, check out and transfer towards Bronte. We will stop along the way to a local agritourism where we will have a chance to cook with local products and learn the secrets behind some of Sicily’s traditional dishes. After lunch, we will head towards Taormina (approx. 2 hours) and check in at Hotel
Day 6 – Taormina
Time for R&R in the morning In the afternoon, transfer to local winery on the hillside of mount Etna for a spectacular wine tasting and dinner to follow.
Day 7 – Etna and Farewell.
This day will offer the possibility to enjoy free time or get on board with our “Mount Etna Vulcano expedition” (Priced separately). Travel to the base camp, hike along the volcano side and reach the top crater (for the most adventurous). Lunch will be included in this activity. In the evening, farewell dinner with the group.
Day 8 – Departure from Sicily
Unfortunately, even the greatest things will come to an end. One last breakfast at the hotel and then it’s time to check out head towards the airport. We will provide a group transfer to Catania airport. If you require a transfer at different time, we will do our best to facilitate it. Until next time…
The perfect option if you wish to have all meals planned for you (including the ones not mentioned in the program)
EXTEND YOUR TRIP
Wanna stay longer in Italy? Let us know and we can customize your program based on your needs!
Would you like to upgrade your accommodations?
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Always have an FTDA representative available during the trip.
“To have seen Italy without having seen Sicily is not to have seen Italy at all, for Sicily is the clue to everything.”
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