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Best of Sicily: History, Food & Wine


  • Palermo Sicily Sicily (map)
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You’ll be treated as one of the family on a 12-day journey to one of Italy’s most beautiful and distinctive islands. This exclusively escorted trip will be packed with up-close experiences in Sicilian culture, history, food and wine ­— and promises to be a once-in-a-lifetime travel experience!

Our small group will enjoy visits with Sicilian chefs, olive oil and wine producers, cheesemakers, and pastry chefs. Space is limited, so contact us today!

Trip Highlights

  • Spend 10 nights in charming accommodations in the heart of ancient Sicily.
  • Visit Europe’s most active volcano, Mount Etna, and taste impressive wines produced from grapes grown in its volcanic soil.
  • Get off the tourist track and get a close up view of distinctive Sicilian life.
  • Visit some of the most important and impressive ruins of Europe — from Greek temples to Roman theaters.
  • Meet local food and wine producers in charming Sicilian coastal villages, farms and vineyards.
  • Enjoy traditional meals at family-run ristoranti, trattorie and osterie.
  • Learn Sicilian culinary traditions in a hands-on cooking class alongside a local chef.
  • Sample area wines and specialties during private exclusive tours with winemakers and their families.
  • Enjoy dinners of local specialties prepared specifically for our group.
  • Explore quaint villages of Sicily, historical centers and important cities with experienced local guides plus time on your own.
  • Explore Palermo’s famous outdoor food markets and shop beautiful ceramics made by local artisans.
     
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Earlier Event: October 5
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