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Are you looking for a travel consultant who can provide you with authentic experiences during your bespoke Sicily vacation?

As a tour organizer based in Sicily, in the last years we have helped many people create private tours of Sicily and extended custom Italy tours.

We put at your disposal our knowledge and passion for our beloved island, to plan the best tailor-made dream vacation in Sicily according to your needs and passions.

Look at this video to discover the key elements of your next Sicily private tour and the best things to see in Sicily!

As you have seen in the above video, you will enjoy a memorable Sicily custom tour with:

- the highest quality accommodation in the best places where to stay in Sicily
- terrific meals, excellent food and wine tastings
- comfortable Mercedes vehicles with reliable English speaking drivers
- funny and authentic experiences with locals
- private guided tours of Sicily to discover the several Sicilian Unesco sites and the best places to visit in Sicily
- great leisure time to find out the best of Sicily in the most relaxing way!

Since the best luxury tours of Sicily are always private tours of Sicily, even if you are a solitary traveler you will never be grouped with other people... We will design your tailor-made holidays in Sicily just for you!

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Look at our clients' experiences and discover how great Sicily Private Tours can be more real than you think!

Since you are the owner of your trip to Sicily, in this interactive section you will build your own Sicily private tour by choosing the best things to do in Sicily and customizing your Sicily escorted tours.

Following your preferences (you decide your trip dates according to your flights to Sicily, what to do and where to go in Sicily) we will send you a draft schedule of your custom private tour of Sicily. We will combine your favorite day tours to create your memorable Sicily vacation.

From planning to execution of your Sicilian experience, we will provide continuous support and flexibility to find the best solutions to your requests.

Let's start creating your own fully customized and guided Sicily private tour!

WHEN TO VISIT SICILY?

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TAORMINA: THE JEWEL OF SICILY!

A stay at one of the best hotels in Taormina is a key element of the highest quality luxury tours of Sicily!
Taormina was originally the center of Hellenistic culture and today is the most fashionable destination in Sicily thanks to its archaeological heritage and its spectacular views on the bay of Naxos and Mt. Etna!
A pleasant guided walking tour in Taormina will give you the opportunity to discover the nice cathedral, the narrow streets of the old town and the public botanic gardens. You can stroll around Corso Umberto and do some shopping before enjoying a memorable show at the famous ancient Greek theater (2nd century BC).
If you are a sea lover, we will include in your Sicily custom tour a cable car ride to the gorgeous Isola Bella (one of the best beaches in Sicily) and a private boat tour along the stunning coastline of Taormina!

PALERMO: ART, CULTURE AND THE BEST SICILIAN FOOD

Are you wondering what to do in Palermo? The capital of Sicily boasts more than 2,700 years of history and it's also ranked 5th among the world's best cities for quality of street food!
Once you enjoy a pleasant guided walking tour of Palermo you will realize why its historic center is one of the most important Unesco sites in Sicily.
You will follow the Arab-Norman itinerary and find out Palermo Cathedral, the Royal Palace with the Palatine Chapel, Piazza Pretoria, “Quattro Canti”, Church of Gesù, the outdoor markets, the Massimo Opera House (featured in The Godfather) and other stunning things to see in Palermo.
Palermo’s heritage is also greatly reflected in the city’s many culinary delights: our Palermo sightseeing will give you the chance to taste some of Palermo's most unique street foods in the heart of the city: are you ready to be amazed by all this magnificence?

MOUNT ETNA TOURS: VOLCANO AND SICILIAN WINE

Mt. Etna is the tallest active volcano in Europe (10.922 ft) and was added to the list of Unesco World Heritage Sites.
A guided tour to Etna volcano combine a funny 4x4 off-road adventure with a pleasant walk to admire stunning landscapes, extinguished craters, lave caves and the signs of last eruptions.
Our Mt Etna tours give you the opportunity to enjoy one of the best wine tours in Sicily: definitely at lunchtime you will discover one of the best Sicilian wineries on the slopes of the volcano, surrounded by vineyards and fascinating natural environment.
An enologist-sommelier will show you the old cellar where the refined Mount Etna wine is aged. Then you will enjoy a complete traditional lunch with great Sicilian food and delicacies and a terrific wine tasting.
Engage your senses during a memorable food and wine pairing!

SYRACUSE: A SEASIDE TOWN FULL OF HERITAGE

Visit Syracuse, one of the greatest ancient Greek colonies in Sicily where you can combine heritage and great leisure time!
The town is almost 2700 years old and it is one of the most beautiful Unesco sites in Sicily. Ortigia (the historic center of Syracuse) is an enjoyable town and a perfect base point to explore South-East Sicily.
Top things to do in Syracuse that we recommend you during our Sicily private tours: visit the archaeological park of Syracuse to see the ancient Greek theater (the largest and the best preserved in the entire Hellenic world) and the Ear of Dionysus; get on an electric rickshaw to pass through the narrow streets of Ortigia and discover its hidden treasures; stop in front of the cathedral (it incorporates the famous temple of Athena) and taste a traditional ice cream; drink a refined Sicilian wine while looking at the sunset on the Mediterranean Sea!

MIDDLE AGES AND AUTHENTIC CULINARY EXPERIENCES

This is a best seller always included in our Sicily private tours!
A day in Caccamo is an opportunity to get out from the classic tourist patterns, breathe the atmosphere of a medieval town and discover the traditional Sicilian food during a memorable culinary experience!
You will be amazed by the medieval Caccamo castle, the largest in Sicily: the unconquered fortress, built by Normans directly on a rocky outcrop 1000 years ago, has a breathtaking view on the Mediterranean sea.
Then you will meet Maria, an authentic Sicilian housewife: you will engage in a hands-on cooking class at her welcoming country house.
She will share with you the best Sicilian cuisine recipes including fresh pasta and other family cooking secrets.
Since the lunch includes a endless-course Sicilian menu, this is one of the best cooking classes in Sicily... Be ready to enjoy yourself to the fullest!

VALLEY OF THE TEMPLES AND TURKISH STEPS IN SICILY

The Valley of the Temples in Agrigento is a wonderful Unesco site and one of the most popular places to visit in Sicily!
Agrigento is renowned as the site of the ancient Greek city of Akragas, one of the leading cities of Magna Graecia.
During this pleasant walking tour of the Valley of the Temples you will discover the buildings dedicated to the Pagan Gods, such as the magnificent Temple of Concord (5th century bC), one of the most gorgeous Greek temples in Sicily and definitely the best preserved temple outside of Greece.
At lunchtime you will enjoy some traditional Sicilian dishes at a restaurant with a special view on the temples. Last but not least you will discover the Scala dei Turchi (Turkish steps), an astonishing white cliff above one of the most beautiful Sicily beaches.

VILLA ROMANA DEL CASALE AND CALTAGIRONE

We use to combine in our guided tours of Sicily the visits of the Roman Villa del Casale and Caltagirone: you will discover stunning Roman mosaics and the place where some of the finest pottery in the world is made!
Piazza Armerina, almost in the center of Sicily, is a nice small town famous for the "Villa Romana del Casale" (from the 4th century). You will discover many magnificent mosaics representing classical mythology and the world famous “bikini girls”.
After a great traditional Sicilian lunch it's off to Caltagirone, a nice town famous for the production of decorative pottery. You will enjoy shopping among the little handmade Caltagirone ceramics shops and walk up the Scala Santa Maria del Monte, a wonderful staircase with 142 steps made by lava and decorated with exquisite floral and geometric motifs.

DELICACIES IN THE GODFATHER FILMING LOCATIONS

“We are gonna make you an offer you can't refuse”: you will go on trail of Michael Corleone and discover the Sicilian locations where The Godfather by F. F. Coppola has been filmed!
You will start The Godfather Tour Sicily from “The Castle of Slaves”, a baroque building from the 18th century. Baron Platania, the owner, will bring you into the filming locations where you can play some of Al Pacino's great film moments.
Then it's off to follow the panoramic road to Savoca and enjoy an olive oil tasting and a terrific lunch at one of the best restaurant in Sicily.
You will take a picture at the church where The Godfather's wedding takes place. Then you will visit the old bar Vitelli, the place where Michael Corleone asked Apollonia's father to meet his daughter: you will taste a Sicilian orange juice and a “lemon granita” where The Godfather seated!

SEGESTA: GREAT LANDSCAPES AND AUTHENTIC FOOD

A day trip to discover the ancient Greek theater and the Doric temple of Segesta (5th century bC). They are two of the most magnificently-sited Classical monuments in the world, both located at the top of a hill: you will be amazed by a wonderful view overlooking the valley below.
You can combine the visit of Segesta temple with many other treasures: you can discover Scopello, a picturesque location famous for the amazing cove, the old tuna fishery and the the tiny medieval village, where you will enjoy the pani cunzatu (traditional stuffed bread).
You can visit the fishermen town of Castellammare del Golfo where you can enjoy a pleasant walk by the sea.
Last but not least, you can go on trail of the legendary Salvatore Giuliano discovering his home town Montelepre and enjoying a lunch at a special location owned by Giuliano's grandson.

MONREALE AND CEFALU': HERITAGE AND LEISURE

This day tour includes 2 Sicily Unesco Sites associated with the same Norman heritage from the 12nd century.
First you will venture off to beautiful Monreale to enjoy a terrific “cannolo” the most loved Sicilian desserts in the world!
You will be amazed by the Monreale Cathedral, one of the finest example of sacred architecture in Italy because of its famous painting of Christ Pantocrator, the refined Byzantines mosaics and the Benedictine cloister.
Then you will proceed to charming Cefalù, a picturesque fishing village and medieval town located on the northern coastline of Sicily.
You will enjoy a Sicilian lunch at a stunning restaurant by the sea and then you will spend your afternoon at leisure: you may relax on beautiful Cefalù beach or stroll along and shop through the quaint medieval streets or enjoy a typical Sicilian ice cream in front of the Cathedral (1240).

SICILY BAROQUE TOWNS: NOTO, RAGUSA AND MODICA

Find out 3 Sicily Unesco sites, an unique architectural phenomenon in the world, the Val di Noto Baroque, and the best traditional Sicilian food!
During the Baroque tour you will discover true postcard landscapes and stunning villages rich in narrow cobbled streets, churches, palaces from the 17th century.
We will show you a timeless Sicily full of authentic people who will share with you the secrets of the Sicilian culinary tradition such as the typical cheese, the almond granita and the traditional sweet wine combined with a yummy Modica chocolate tasting, which respects the ancient Aztec recipe imported in Sicily by the Spaniards.
You can also enjoy a red tuna tasting in the amazing fishermen village of Marzamemi or choose the Inspector Montalbano Tour of Sicily, to discover the famous tv series locations in the most authentic area of Sicily!

ERICE & SALT ROAD: GREAT VIEWS AND SICILIAN WINE

We will bring you to the Westernmost point of Sicily to discover Erice, a beautiful medieval town "suspended in time" at 2460 ft.
You will walk through the narrow streets that lead to the Norman castle and you will be amazed by a splendid view on the Egadian Islands.
At lunchtime you will enjoy the world's most delicious cuisine including fresch fish, a typical Sicilian prosciutto and cheese tasting and the “cassatella”, a yummy dessert with ricotta cheese.
Then it's off to follow the Salt Road, a surreal environment with pink flamingos, “Saline” (sea salt fields) and windmills.
The last part of this escorted tour in Sicily is dedicated to the Sicilian wine: during a guided visit of a stunning historic winery you will enter into a stimulating environment where amazing essences will seduce you... We will gift you a wine tasting of the most refined Sicilian wines!

CATANIA: A WALK AMONG ART AND FLAVORS

You will be amazed by the charm of this “black town”: Catania is on the slopes of the Mount Etna and it is completely made by lava stones.
Catania is a UNESCO Site and it has been founded in the 8th century bC by the ancient Greeks. Its Baroque historic center boasts the Roman amphitheater, the historical churches, the Ursino Castle and the Piazza Duomo with the famous elephant, symbol of the city.
You will spend your time shopping along Via Etnea (the most charming pedestrian road) and enjoy a funny food experience at Piscarìa, an authentic Sicilian outdoor fish market where you will be seduced by colors and flavors while tasting the popular street seafood of Catania.
Since many flights to Sicily depart from Catania airport, we use to consider it as the last step of your custom private tour of Sicily.

SELINUNTE: ARCHAEOLOGY, COUS COUS & OLIVE OIL

A day trip to see one of the most beautiful archaeological sites in Sicily!
You will take a walk through the splendid and perfectly preserved Selinunte temples of Athena and Hera (7th century bC).
In this Sicily private tour you will visit a nice farm house and meet the owner who is an awarded producer of a refined Sicilian olive oil. His field is located into an important archaeological site where it is possible to see the “Latomie”, some Greek ruins in Sicily used to built the temples of Selinunte. You will visit the olive groove (some trees are many centuries old!) and have a special olive oil tasting.
Then you will enjoy a terrific lunch based on many traditional Sicilian dishes including the famous “cous cous”, an Arabic culinary specialty, now great expression of the Sicilian cuisine

Undiscovered gems in the heartland of Sicily!

This is your chance to travel back to the past and discover stunning medieval villages: you can discover the historic centers of Geraci Siculo, Petralia Soprana, Gangi, Castelbuono and Pollina.
All this Sicilian villages combine the heritage of their palaces, castles and churches with that the beauty of Madonie natural environment.
You will walk through quiet winding streets paved with stone and enjoy the authentic Sicilian recipes, such as the famous panettone cake.
During the tour you will travel around the picturesque routes of Targa Florio, the world's oldest sport car racing event among the mountains of Madonie Nature Reserve. You can also visit an important museum with some models that made history of car racing.
You will explore the heartland of Sicily and enjoy the island from a different and authentic point of view!

private boat tours along the Sicilian coastline

Don't miss the chance to include in your custom tour of Sicily a private boat tour to explore the best places to visit in Sicily by the sea:
> The coast of Taormina with the Blue cave and the famous Isola Bella.
> The legendary Cyclops Coast, with the “faraglioni” (huge rocks that Polyphemus casts towards Odysseus's ship).
> The Aegadian and the Aeolian Islands, two of the most amazing archipelagos of the world with gorgeous beaches, volcanoes and coves!
> The stunning northern coastline between Terrasini, Castellammare del Golfo, Scopello and the Zingaro Nature Reserve.
You can take the chance to explore the best beaches in Sicily, go snorkeling in pristine waters and enjoy the “fishing tourism” to catch your own fish and eat it on board!
A magnificent way to enjoy Sicily and its sea treasures!

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