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Small Group Sicily Food & Wine Tour - Sicily Activities
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8 days

Small Group Sicily Food & Wine Tour

From Catania to Palermo
Tour Operator:
Sicily Activities
Max group size:
8
Physical rating:
Easy
Age range:
18 to 85
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
134846
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Included
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Highlights

  • Delve into culture and learn cooking tricks in typical Sicilian family trattoria
  • Discover the very best of Sicily through its rich cuisine and colourful street food
  • Taste the best Sicilian wines and learn the secrets of how it is produced

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Itinerary

Start in Catania and end in Palermo! With the Food & Culinary tour Small Group Sicily Food & Wine Tour, you have a 8 days tour package taking you through Catania, Italy and 6 other destinations in Italy. Small Group Sicily Food & Wine Tour includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: ARRIVAL & TAORMINA LIFESTYLE, GOURMET & WALKING TOUR
  2. Day 2: TAORMINA COOKING CLASS & LUNCH IN FAMILY TRATTORIA
  3. Day 3: ETNA COUNTRYSIDE FOOD & WINE LOVERS TOUR
  4. Day 4: NOTO WALKING TOUR WITH SEAFOOD LUNCH IN MARZAMEMI & TRANSFER TO SYRACUSE
  5. Day 5: ORTIGIA FOOD&WINE WALKING TOUR
  6. Day 6: SYRACUSE WINERY TOUR WITH LUNCH AND TRANSFER TO PALERMO
  7. Day 7: PALERMO STREETFOOD WALKING TOUR
  8. Day 8: DEPARTURE
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  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.9
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.8
  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.9
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.8
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Food
    Excellent
    4.8
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  • TN
    · September 18th, 2020
    This was such a great tour. The activities were brilliant and it of fun. Massimo was easy to deal with and super knowledgeable. The only downside was the hotel breakfasts. Don’t have those, go and explore! A great trip and a lot of fun.
    Sicily Activities commented on this review
    Hi Timothy, thanks so much for Your nice review :) We will ask our hotel partners to improve breakfast;)......but Yes definitely going out and take some typical Sicilian breakfast is a very great idea Warm regards Massimo
    Trip date: August 2020
  • PP
    · September 12th, 2020
    It’s really worth doing this tour or any of them because a lot of stuff is taken care by the company such as the excursions and travel which is not so easy if you are using public transport or driving yourself and the air con is also useful when you... Show more
    Sicily Activities commented on this review
    Hi Pritesh, thanks so much for Your review :) We are happy You enjoyed Sicily. Warm regards Massimo
    Trip date: September 2020
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  • J
    · October 7th, 2019
    We had an amazing time. Wonderful food experiences, well located and comfortable accommodation, and easy transportation by luxury small people mover. Everything was well organized and we almost felt we were on a private tour. Massimo was in contact... Show more
    Trip date: April 2019
  • Small Group Sicily Food & Wine Tour reviewer 4
    · September 25th, 2019
    Guides Rosario, Naida, driver Fabio were all friendly , informative, engaging. Chef Giovanni and Stephano of Porta Messina cooking class were great and that was a fab ulous experience. The two wineries were great. The manager and owner are passionate... Show more
    Sicily Activities commented on this review
    Dear Nancy, thank You so much for Your beautiful words :) we appreciate very much. Warm regards from all Sicily Activities Team
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    Trip date: September 2019
  • AF
    · September 14th, 2019
    My daughter and I loved our trip through Sicily. Amazing food, fantastic scenery, gorgeous people. The tour was nicely paced with a good balance of activity and downtime. A great taste of Sicily and we definitely will return.
    Sicily Activities commented on this review
    Dear Anne, Thank You so much for Your nice review. We are glad You found our Tour great. looking forward to meeting You again Warm regards Sicily Activities team
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    Trip date: August 2019
  • Small Group Sicily Food & Wine Tour reviewer 6
    · July 29th, 2019
    Generaly the hotels were satisfactory but for a Senior such as myself thre was too many stairs to climb & strenuous hikes to reach the restaurants/bar/reception.( Notably Ariston & Gargallo( no elevator or Porters). Breakfast Buffet at Ariston was... Show more
    Trip date: July 2019
  • Small Group Sicily Food & Wine Tour reviewer 7
    · July 10th, 2019
    The trip was very well organized and executed beautifully. There were no hiccups in scheduling, and flexible to divert the pre-planned route in case there was an interest in the group. The meals included in the tour were at stellar spots, which... Show more
    Sicily Activities commented on this review
    Hi Jenny. Thank You so much for Your nice words. All our Guides had a very good time with You too. Warm regards Sicily Activities Team
    Trip date: July 2019
  • D
    · June 18th, 2019
    We just returned from this tour and had a wonderful time. From the first minute to the last everything was perfect. The food, hotels and guides were tops. Massimo was very accommodating and easy to work with. Wish his company ran tours in other... Show more
    Sicily Activities commented on this review
    Dear Diane, thank You so much for Your review. Was very easy also for us to manage a very nice Group like You were. Wish to meet You again, somewhere:)! All the best Sicily Activities Team
    Trip date: June 2019
  • CL
    · June 11th, 2019
    Just completed our Sicilian Food and Wine Tour. Extremely satisfied with the tour guides, who were very knowledgeable, the group size of 8 people was just perfect. The accommodations were very good, especially in Palermo, The WagnerHotel, exceeded our... Show more
    Sicily Activities commented on this review
    Dear Corrado, thank You so much for Your nice words :) Your Group was great and we have also wonderful memories of You and all the Group. Thanks a lot again for Your review and we wish You all the best Sicily Activities Team
    Trip date: June 2019
  • DR
    · June 10th, 2019
    Superb - excellent range of Sicilian food cooking and wines in attractive venues, a reasonable overall price, a nice small party (8), a flexible and accommodating Company, sufficient 'down time' and sight seeing in between the eating (!) - but suggest... Show more
    Sicily Activities commented on this review
    Hi Russell, Thank You so much for Your generous words. Sure this tour is for who is on diet :) We will be very happy to help You in planning Your next Tour of Sicily Warm regards and looking forward to meeting You again soon. Sicily Activities Team
    Trip date: June 2019

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Small Group Sicily Food & Wine Tour
From Catania to Palermo
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Frequently Asked Questions

    • Which extra costs will be incurred during the tour, which are not included in price?

      Entrance fees in monuments, city taxes and optional Etna acsent until 3000 mt are not included in price. All the rest is included.

    • Do I meet different guides or just one during the whole trip?

      You will meet different local licensed guides carefully chosen by our company for every special excursion and activity included in Itinerary.

    • Can you assist with booking additional accommodation?

      Yes, absolutely. We would be happy to arrange any additional service you may need.

    • Do you arrange airport transfers?

      Private airport transfers with private driver are included in this tour.

    • Which kind of vehicles do you use?

      We use A/C 5 or 8 seats Mercedes cars. We never include public transportation in our Itineraries.

    • What type of accommodation do you use for this trip?

      We selected top rated centrally located hotels, 4 stars in Taormina and Palermo and 3 stars small boutique in Syracuse.

    • Do you charge a single supplement fee or can I be matched with another solo traveler?

      You can be accommodated as a solo traveler in a Single room with single supplement.

    • What is the average group size for this tour?

      The minimum size is 2 and maximum 8 persons in group.

    • Can I arrive some days before the tour starts or depart some days after the tour ends?

      Yes, sure, in this case your airport transfers will be moved to appropriate dates of your arrival and departure. And we would be also pleased to organize your accommodation and tours (if required) for extra days.

    • Where does this tour start and finish?

      This tour starts at Catania airport and ends at Palermo airport.

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      As a traveller from USA, Canada, England, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F, L.

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      • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
      • Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.
    • Payment information
      • For any tour departing before August 12th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after August 12th, 2021, a minimum payment of 10% is required to confirm your booking with Sicily Activities. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 60 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
      • Some departure dates and prices may vary and Sicily Activities will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
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