Sicily Food Tour – $4,950

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Visits 12 Locations

10 Days
May 2nd – May 12th, 2020

$1,650 down payment to secure your spot.

(Payment schedule outlined on reservation form)

May 2020

Day One, May 2nd

Arrival ~ Palermo
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.
Meals included: Dinner

Day Two, May 3rd

Palermo Guided Tour ~ Market
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 and a dinner choice on your own* in this great city. We will have an overnight stay in Palermo
Meals included: Breakfast, Street food lunch

Day Three, May 4th

Palermo ~ 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. Then, lunch choice on your own* and free time in Palermo. Group dinner & overnight again in Palermo
Meals included: Breakfast, Pastries, Dinner

Day Four, May 5th

Caltagirone ~ Ragusa
Today we will check out of the Palermo hotel and your luggage will be collected and loaded up into the van. Our destination will be Caltagirone, a city known for the craft of ceramic making. You’ll have some free time in Caltagirone and lunch choice on your own*. 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.
Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day Five, May 6th

Siracusa Guided Tour ~ Modica ~ Chocolate Producer
Time for another city guided tour, this time it is the city of Siracusa. You will have an opportunity to explore this city with some free time and lunch choice on your own*. After heading back to the hotel in Ragusa we will 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.
Meals included: Breakfast, Chocolate tasting, Dinner

Day Six, May 7th

Cheese Producer ~ Cooking Class
Italy is well known for its variety of cheeses so we will be off to visit a cheese producer with cheese tasting. We’ll then visit a local market to purchase ingredients for the afternoons cooking class. We’ll enjoy lunch at the hotel before beginning our class. We will then enjoy the dinner prepared with an overnight in Ragusa
Meals included: Breakfast, Cheese tasting, lunch, Dinner

Day Seven, May 8th

Sciacca ~ Trapani
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 and dinner choice on your own*. Overnight in Trapani
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

Day Eight, May 9th

Trapani ~ Fish Market ~ Erice ~ Salt Flats in Marsala
Trapani is a coastal city known for its fishing so we will visit a fish market. After, we will visit Erice a medievale village near Trapani. Enjoy free time in Erice with lunch choice on your own*. Before returning back to the hotel we will have a brief stop at the Salt Flats of Marsala. You will have some free time in Trapani or at the hotel before our group dinner for the evening. Overnight in Trapani
Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day Nine, May 10th

Segesta ~ Balestrate
Today we will see the temple of Segesta and amphitheater. It is actually a temple built to impress the Greeks. 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 with dinner choice on your own*. Overnight in Balestrate.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Wine tasting

Day Ten, May 11th

Sailboat Excursion ~ Castellamare del Golfo
Weather permitting, we will head out on a sailboat excursion from the port of Balestrate after breakfast, touring 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
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day Eleven, May 12th

Breakfast ~ Departure
Your luggage will be collected and the group will be transferred to the Palermo airport to return home.

*Tour guide will provide recommendations

*Please email reservation forms to or call 269.352.0631 for a fax number