Guided Tours of Sicily
…Sicily is the key to everything (J.W. Goethe)
Sicily… a magic Island where history, art, traditions as well as smells and tastes wisely melt together to present a never-to-be-forgotten stay!
Sicily hosts in fact a hugely rich archaeology and dramatic architecture and you will be stunned by its luxuriant flora: the zagara and jasmine perfume and the coloured bouganvillea decorate houses and gardens. The characteristic noisy, exotic and colorful markets.and of course Sicilian cuisine with its cookery tradition, a joy of colours, spices, perfumes and flavours will seduce you irremediably.
Sicilian Secrets Tours are itineraries conceived to reveal the hidden treasures of the best Mediterranean Island with multilingual guides (English, Spanish, Italian) and guaranteed departures from Catania and Palermo.
There are short and long stay tours, starting from April until the end of October.
You will discover the Eastern Sicily visiting the Baroque Catania, the famous Giovanni Verga’s Cyclops in Aci Trezza, the amazing Etna mountain and its volcan and the charming Taormina. Deep into the south of Sicily towards wonderful Syracuse, Noto and Ragusa Ibla: cradle and maximum expression of Sicilian Baroque!
Concerning the Western side of the Island you will be seduced by Palermo, Sicilian capital, a mix of distant cultures that still live in the habits and customs of the inhabitants. You will be fascinated by Cefalù, a very picturesque small town with a lovely beach;
the romantic Marsala’s salt pans and the gorgeous Selinunte, the most impressive Classical sites in Sicily with a superb position overlooking the sea! Proceeding on with the tour you can not miss the amazing Unesco World Heritage Sites the Valley of the Temples in Agrigento and the celebrated Villa Romana del Casale in Piazza Armerina with its most extensive and most beautiful Roman mosaics known.
New paths have been introduced to enrich Sicilian Secrets most famous routes: the wonderful Aeolian Islands and Malta to let you enjoy both culture as well as beachs and nature and new destinations to discover the south of Italy such as Matera and Apulia, Campania and Amalfi Coast to offer you memorable emotions…
Please note all itineraries are enriched by interesting visits to local artisan precious realities to offer you a “taste” of Sicily: granita tasting in Catania; visit of a local winery and wine tasting in Marsala; tasting of local street food in Palermo; lunch with typical Sicilian menu and show-cooking lesson in a lovely little restaurant in Taormina city centre and much more…!
All participants will receive the “SICILY Favourite recipes” book, FOR FREE, by Sime books publishing house.
Many traditional recipes…an authentic insight into Sicily’s culinary art culture, side by side with a photographic journey through the island.
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