"Do you know the land where the skies flourish?
Golden oranges shining among the brown leaves,
a gentle zephyr blows in the blue sky the humble myrtle buds
the tall bay ... "
(J.W. Goethe)


1st Day Saturday : Palermo

Arrive at Palermo airport. Transfer to the hotel by your own convenience. Overnight at hotel Excelsior Hilton.

2nd Day Sunday: Palermo- Monreale- Marsala – Montallegro (Agrigento)

Buffet breakfast at hotel. With our private local guide, we will enjoy a tour of Palermo, a city full of contrasts. We will be able to admire the Quattro Canti – a splendid example of Spanish Baroque style, the magnificent Palatine Chapel, the Cathedral, and the famous Benedictine Cloister in Monreale as well as the Cathedral. Lunch by your own convenience. In the afternoon
depart to Marsala for a short wine tasting at a famous Marsala wine cellar. Continue to Montallegro, a small village close to Agrigento where we will enjoy a delicious dinner at Capitolo 1 restaurant. Overnight at the Relais Briuccia hotel.

3rd Day Monday : Montallegro(Agrigento) – Agrigento – Taormina

Buffet breakfast at hotel. Then meet Mr Damiano, our Chef for a unique experience in Sicily: cooking with one of the best chefs in Italy. Damiano left Agrigento when he was young and had the opportunity to travel around the world improving his cooking technics. After several years, he succeeded in working for the team who used to cook for Her Majesty Elizabeth II. After such an professional experience, Damiano decided to come back to his small village and to open his own restaurant. We will therefore enjoy a complete cooking lesson thanks to Damiano's knowledge and passion. Enjoy lunch and depart to Agrigento to visit the famous Valley of the Temples, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy a guided tour of the valley, dating back to the 5th century B.C. Continue to Taormina. Dinner at your own convenience. Overnight at hotel The Ashbee

4th Day Tuesday : Taormina – Syracuse - Taormina

Buffet breakfast at hotel. Then depart to Syracuse. Enjoy a guided tour of this venerable city:
we will first stop at the archaeological area and admire the Greek theater, the Latomia del Paradiso as well as the Cave of Dyniosius' Ear. Then on to the historical center which is concentrated on a small island called Ortigia. There we will visit the Cathedral, built on an ancient Greek temple, the Arethuse fountain as well as enjoy all the splendid baroque buildings of the center. Back to Taormina. Time at leisure. To greet Sicily, enjoy a festive farewell dinner at a local restaurant. We will say Arrivederci to all the island placed in the Middle of the Mediterranean Sea which gave us great emotions !! Overnight at hotel.

5th Day Wednesday: Taormina

Buffet breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Catania airport at your own convenience. End of our services. Arrivederci Sicilia!!
















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