2019 Tours of Sicily

 

Travel to Sicily in 2019 with Experience Sicily!

Experience Sicily tours are fully escorted and supported by professional, licensed drivers. Each journey is limited to 14 or fewer guests. Prices do not include airfare or travel insurance.

Thurs., May 23 – Tues., June 4, 2019 – Myths & Mysteries of Sicily: As Above/So Below

Join us for an uncommon journey discovering Sicily’s hidden corners in springtime! During this special edition of Myths & Mysteries of Sicily, you’ll explore off-the-beaten path towns, interact with locals, and immerse yourself in Sicilian culture and ancient history. You’ll not only visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites including Valley of the Temples at Agrigento, Siracusa’s archaeological park, and Palermo’s Arab-Norman gems, but you’ll also discover hard-to-reach mountain towns and sweeping, fertile vineyards. You’ll delight in live ancient Greek theater in an ancient Greek amphitheater, relish long meals of traditional cuisine, and enjoy characteristic, family-run inns. Using guided meditations, shamanic journeys, ceremonies, and rituals, you will experience the myths of the spiritual centers on Sicily’s surface and explore the mysteries below. Co-hosted by Allison Scola of Experience Sicily and New York City based shamanic and wellness practitioner Tony Allicino, this uncommon journey will refresh your spirit and inspire your soul.

$4,975 per person, double occupancy (Single Supplement $950) | 13 days, 12 nights

EARLY REGISTRATION INCENTIVE PRICING

  • Pay in-full by November 1, 2018 and receive $300 off the cost of your tour.
  • Pay in-full by personal check and receive $150 off the cost of your tour.

June 28 – July 7, 2019 – Southern Secrets: Campania and Sicily’s Hidden Corners

Go off the beaten path and taste the best of Southern Italy and Sicily during this summer tour. Southern Secrets: Campania and Sicily’s Hidden Corners will take you beyond the ordinary. Highlights include the Greek temples of Paestum, touring the vines and savoring the wines of Avellino, exploring the ancient Phoenician outpost of Mozia, and eating “archeo-cuisine” in the shadow of the Greek-Roman Valley of the Temples at Agrigento. We’ll be mesmerized by the food markets in Palermo, learn to cook regional dishes from a Baronessa at her buffalo farm in countryside of Cilento, and relish a wind-swept boat excursion on the turquoise Tyrrhenian Sea. Hosted by Danielle Oteri of Feast on History and Allison Scola of Experience Sicily, during Southern Secrets: Campania and Sicily’s Hidden Corners, you will be delighted by personalized service, insider knowledge, and uncommon excursions. Refresh your spirit with this stimulating adventure through Southern Italy and Sicily!

$5,150 per person, double occupancy (Single Supplement $950) | 10 days, 9 nights

EARLY REGISTRATION INCENTIVE PRICING

  • Pay in-full by November 15, 2018 and receive $300 off the cost of your tour.
  • Pay in-full by personal check and receive $150 off the cost of your tour.

July  13 – July 22, 2019 – Life in a Remote Sicilian Town

Escape the ordinary with 10 days in the remote mountain town of Licodia Eubea. You’ll stay in the homes of locals, meet the mayor, experience the annual feast for the patroness Santa Margherita all while delighting in a hands-on cooking class, vineyard tour, beach time, and tours with expert guides of UNESCO sites including Agrigento’s Valley of the Temples, the Roman Villa of Casale, Siracusa’s Neapolis archeological park, Mount Etna, and Ragusa and Modica. You’ll discover some of Sicily’s hidden corners while also having time to stroll through enchanting Taormina and Ortigia. We’ll slow down to savor eastern Sicily’s treasures—its people, its heritage, and its natural beauty. Bring the entire family!

$3,325 per person, double occupancy (For Single Occupancy, add $400.00) | 10 days, 9 nights

EARLY REGISTRATION INCENTIVE PRICING

  • Pay by check and save $125/person.
  • Pay In-Full by December 15, 2018 and save $250/person.

September 19 – September 26, 2019 – Stirring Sicily West: Hands-on Food & Wine Tour

Delight in hands-on cooking classes, wine tastings of Sicily’s outstanding vintages, and interaction with locals. You’ll learn time-tested recipes of traditional Sicilian dishes while relishing the beauty and enchantment of western Sicily’s UNESCO sites and hidden mountain communities. We’ll savor moments in Palermo’s vibrant markets, on an organic olive farm, with sheep at a family-run dairy (mmm… fresh ricotta!), and with home-schooled mammas and trained chefs. Co-hosted by chef Antonino Elia of Lititz, Pennsylvania’s Zest!, you’ll be entertained while having the peace of mind that we’ve taken care of all of the details.

$3,650 per person, double occupancy (Single Supplement $300) | 8 days, 7 nights

  • Pay in-full by January 15, 2019 and receive $300 off the cost of your tour.
  • Pay in-full by personal check and receive $100 off the cost of your tour.

October 12 – October 24, 2019 – Savoring Sicily: A Flavorful Fall Journey

Savor autumn in Sicily during this food and wine accented tour. Local harvest festivals will inspire you. Intriguing UNESCO Worlds Heritage sites will take your breath away. Remote mountain towns and charming seaside villages will enchant you. Palermo’s open-air markets will mesmerize you. Lead by owner and curator, Allison Scola, together with local experts, our personalized service will stimulate your imagination while giving you peace of mind. You’ll enjoy 4-star hotels and characteristic, family-run inns and relish typical trattorias as you discover Sicily’s 3,000 years of human history with authentic experiences, vibrant flavors, and sweet melodies that will capture your imagination. We begin your discovery in Taormina and bid arrivederci from Palermo.

$5,575/person, double occupancy (Single Supplement $950) | 13 days, 7 nights

  • Pay in-full by March 1, 2019 and receive $300 off the cost of your tour.
  • Pay in-full by personal check and receive $150 off the cost of your tour.


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