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The visitor who decides to deepen his knowledge of Sicily is immediately amazed by the wide variety of resources that the island offers.

Sicily is famous worldwide for the beauty of its pristine sea and the richness of its archaeological, artistic and cultural heritage, and it is also a land of natural parks, volcanoes, mountains, quiet medieval villages, excellent food and wine, literary traditions, myths and legends.

By virtue of our extensive knowledge of the Island of Sicily, we are a Destination Management Company (DMC) and an Italy trip planner, supporting you in the creation of fully customized Sicily private tours that result from the combination of the best day trips in Sicily.

Our Sicily tours are always private tours: even if you are a solitary traveller you will never be grouped with other people... it is all tailor made just for you and your needs!

We have created a territorial network in order to promote the most important Sicilian tourism operators and provide you with original and effective solutions to your special needs: private tours of Sicily and tailor-made escorted holidays to Sicily with exclusive tourism services.

We are your “personal guide" in Sicily to experience the island from a different point of view!

Our private and fully customized Sicily private tours can include lunches at the best Sicilian Cuisine restaurants and private transfers with qualified English speaking drivers, tour guides and couriers who advise you the best places to visit in Sicily.

Additionally they can be further personalized to your specific needs. Other languages speaking drivers and guides are available on request. Choose your own trip dates, select on the Sicily map which places to visit in Sicily (look at the Sicily airports, choose where to stay in Sicily and what to do in Sicily) and specify which kind of tourism services you need.

Feel free to combine different day trips in Sicily to produce an exciting multi-day Sicily holidays to find out the most important artistic, archaeological, cultural and natural sites of Sicily!

"Coming to visit Sicily […] I sought first of all the pleasure of the eyes, which is considerable in this strange land."
(Stendhal, Italian Chronicles, 1838)

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PALERMO WALKING TOUR AND VISIT OF MONREALE*

Enjoy a great Palermo sightseeing, the Arab-Norman circuit, an “open air museum” included in the Unesco World Heritage list in 2015.
Start your Palermo walking tour from the Norman Cathedral of Monreale, one of the finest example of sacred architecture in the world because of its famous painting of Christ Pantocrator, the refined Byzantines mosaics and the cloister built by the Benedictines during the 12nd century.
Experience the guided walking tour of Palermo, visiting the Cathedral, the Royal Palace and the Palatine Chapel, the Massimo Theatre, Piazza Pretoria, the “Quattro Canti”, the church of Martorana, the famous outdoor markets and the other highly recommended stopovers for the discerning visitor. During this Palermo Private Tour you will enjoy the traditional Sicilian cuisine at a special restaurant in the city-center.
* A licensed English speaking tourist guide is provided for the whole day. A private transfer from/to Monreale is included.

AUTHENTIC PALERMO EXPERIENCE*

In the afternoon reach Mt. Pellegrino (Goethe described it as “the most beautiful promontory in the world”) and visit the famous church of Santa Rosalia into a cave. Enjoy the stunning panoramic view of the city, one of the best things to do in Palermo!
Start an unconventional escorted tour of the “hidden Palermo”, amongst the narrow streets of its old city-center. Have a special shopping tour between ceramics, handmade rugs, needleworks, typical carts, puppets, almond pastry and typical street food. Enjoy a traditional puppet show and be mesmerized by traditional story of Norman kings in Sicily.
Have a dinner at a restaurant in the heart of the city and then start an amazing escorted Palermo night tour by private car (or van) to enjoy the most important tourist attractions from a different point of view!
* Generally from 3.30 PM to 11.30 PM (Day tour is available on request).

CACCAMO AND CEFALU' TOUR: SICILIAN COOKING AND HERITAGE

The visit of Caccamo is an opportunity to get out from the classic tourist patterns and breathe the atmosphere of a medieval town. You will enjoy a guided tour of Caccamo medieval castle. The “unconquered fortress”, built by Normans directly on a rocky outcrop about 1000 years ago, is the largest in the island and has a breathtaking view.
Then you will attend a Sicilian cooking class at a typical farmhouse where an authentic Sicilian homemaker will teach how to prepare some of the most popular Sicilian dishes. In the afternoon you will visit Cefalù: you will spend some time relaxing on its beautiful beach, walking and shopping through the narrow streets of the medieval centre and enjoy a typical Sicilian ice cream in front of the Norman Cathedral of Cefalù, built in 1131.

ERICE AND SEGESTA: SICILIAN WINE, MEDIEVAL TIMES AND ARCHAEOLOGY

A day among heritage, Sicilian food and wine delicacies and great views... one of the best day trips from Palermo!
Visit a historic winery near Trapani and enjoy some refined Sicilian wines.
Then you will reach Erice, a beautiful medieval town "suspended in time" at 750 meters above the sea level. Walk through the narrow streets that lead to the Norman castle and enjoy a splendid view of the Egadi Islands. In Erice you will taste the famous “cous cous”, an Arabic culinary specialty, now great expression of Sicilian cuisine.
Visit the archaeological site of Segesta, to discover the ancient Greek theatre and the Doric temple from the 5th century BC and enjoy the unspoilt valley below.

MADONIE NATIONAL PARK AND CASTELBUONO

On the tracks of a Sicilian peasant have a special Escorted Tour in the Madonie National Park and enjoy the delicacies of this area.
In the morning have a great walk with donkeys among the Flowering Ashes and discover how Manna (a white crystal utilized in the making of Sicilian pastries) comes from tapping these trees. Meet an authentic shepherd, enjoy his cheese and many other delicacies from the area of the Madonie during a lunch in one of the most panoramic point of the park.
In the afternoon you will visit Castelbuono, a small medieval town full of life, picturesque corners and history, such as the Ventimiglia castle built in 1316.

THE VALLEY OF THE TEMPLES AND SCALA DEI TURCHI

The visit of Valley of the Temples in Agrigento, in the south of Sicily, is one of the most popular day trips from Palermo!
Agrigento is renowned as the site of the ancient Greek city of Akragas, one of the leading cities of Magna Grecia (the Italian areas colonized by Greek from the 5th century BC).
Enjoy a guided walking tour of the “Valley of the Temples” in Agrigento, an archaeological park included in the Unesco Heritage Site list in 1997.
Discover the magnificent temples dedicated to the Greek Gods, such as the Temple of Concordia, one of the best examples of Doric art in the world.
Enjoy a Sicilian lunch at a a nice farm house near Agrigento.
Visit Scala dei Turchi, an astonishing white cliff with one of the most beautiful Sicily beaches. Spend your time taking pictures or relaxing at the white sandy beach.

DAILY CRUISE FROM SCOPELLO TO ZINGARO NATURE RESERVE BY BOAT

A great daily cruise along one of the most stunning coastlines of Sicily.
Have a private transfer from Palermo to Castellammare del Golfo and navigate to Scopello, the great location of the movie Ocean 12. Enjoy the amazing cove, the old tuna fishery and the “faraglioni” (majestic sea stacks with prickly pear cactus on the top).
Move to the Zingaro Nature Reserve, 7 kilometers of unspoilt coastline and several beaches. Take the chance to go snorkeling in pristine waters, rich in unique Mediterranean flora and fauna.
On request you can enjoy the “fishing tourism” to catch your own fish and eat it on board or reach San Vito Lo Capo to enjoy its amazing sandy beach, maybe the best beach in Sicily!

SELINUNTE WALKING TOUR: SICILY ARCHAEOLOGY AND DELICACIES

Discover the most western Greek colony in Sicily and visit Selinunte, the biggest archaeological park in Europe: take a walk through the splendid temples of Athena and Hera (perfectly preserved) founded in the 7th century BC. Move to a nice farm house near Selinunte (the owner is also a producer of the famous olives "Nocellara del Belice", used to extract a refined olive oil). His field is located into an important archaeological site where it is possible to see some finds and rocks used to built the Selinunte temples. Enjoy a complete meal with more Sicilian delicacies.
After lunch move to Marinella di Selinunte, an idyllic sandy beach in the southern coast of Sicily. Enjoy your afternoon at leisure and experience the view of the Acropolis of Selinunte from the beach.

MARSALA AND MOTHIA: WINE, NATURE AND CULTURE*

A day among heritage, Sicilian food and wine delicacies and great views. Visit a historic winery in Marsala and enjoy one of the best Sicilian wines. On the road you will be seduced by the Stagnone Nature Reserve Lagoon, a surreal environment with pink flamingos, “Saline” (sea salt fields) and windmills.
Then you will make a pleasant boat trip to see Mothia, an "archaeological island" because of the many Phoenicians and Greeks findings exposed outdoors or in Whitaker Museum.
In late afternoon you will enjoy a dinner at a sea-restaurant in front of the Stagnone Lagoon when all the landscape assumes a fire-red color!
* Generally from 3.30 PM to 11.30 PM (Day tour is available on request).

PALERMO COOKING CLASS AND TRUE EXPERIENCES

Experience a true immersion in a typical historic outdoor market of Palermo where you will be surrounded by different colours, amazing scents and funny vendors singing or shouting out their offerings.
Enjoy the typical Sicilian street food (Palermo is ranked 5th among the world's best cities for quality of street food!) and participate in food purchasing for your Sicilian cooking class. While ladies attend their culinary lesson, men could enjoy a traditional shave at a typical Sicilian barbershop in the heart of Palermo!
Taste what has been created and receive an introduction on the nutritional, historical and ethnological aspects about Sicilian cuisine.
After lunch start an unconventional tour of the “hidden Palermo”: discover the refined Sicilian handicraft, the stunning beauties, the mysteries and the legends of Palermo amongst the narrow streets of its old city-center.

Segesta, Erice, Stagnone Reserve & Sicily Wine

Experience a day among heritage, great views and Sicilian food & wine delicacies.
Visit the archaeological site of Segesta, to discover the ancient Greek theatre and the Doric temple from the 5th century BC and enjoy the unspoilt valley below.
Then reach Erice, a beautiful medieval town "suspended in time" at 750 meters above the sea level. Walk through the narrow streets that lead to the Norman castle and enjoy a splendid view of the Egadi Islands.
Visit the Stagnone Nature Reserve Lagoon, a surreal environment with pink flamingos, “Saline” (sea salt fields) and windmills.
On the way to Palermo, visit a stunning historic winery in Marsala and enjoy some refined Sicilian wines.

CEFALU' WALKING TOUR: GUIDED VISIT AND RELAX*

Discover Cefalù, a picturesque fishing village and also a medieval town located at the slopes of the Madonie Natural Park.
In the morning start your Cefalù walking tour with a licensed English speaking tourist guide. Walk through the narrow streets paved with cobblestones which lead to the various Norman palaces and churches. Discover the medieval architecture of the city-center of Cefalù and admire the cathedral, built in 1131.
Enjoy a a typical Sicilian lunch at a special restaurant with a stunning view on the Mediterranean Sea.
After lunch spend some time relaxing at the beautiful beach, shopping or enjoying a traditional Sicilian ice cream.
*Cefalù guided tour lasts 2 hours. On request you can reach Cefalù after lunch, have a guided tour in late afternoon and enjoy a dinner in Cefalù.

Mt. Etna Tour, Sicilian Wine & visit of Taormina

If you stay in Catania or Syracuse, don't miss the chance to enjoy a day trip to Mt. Etna and Taormina, a perfect mix of beauty and pleasure!
In the morning have a guided tour of Mt. Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe (added to the list of Unesco World Heritage Sites in June 2013). Enjoy a drive to Silvestri Craters in the south of Etna volcano or combine an adventure tour by 4wd vehicles with a pleasant walk to admire the signs of last eruptions in the North area.
At lunchtime reach a Sicilian winery at the slopes of Mt. Etna, surrounded by vineyards and fascinating natural environment. Experience the typical Etna Sicilian wine and have a lunch with some great Sicilian food.
After lunch move to Taormina, a stunning small town that overlooks the beautiful bay of Isola Bella with a spectacular view of Mt. Etna. Enjoy a walk to discover the nice cathedral, the streets of the old town where you can do shopping and the famous ancient Greek theatre (2nd century BC).

CATANIA WALKING TOUR: AMONG ART AND FLAVOURS

Catania is located on the east coast of Sicily, at the foot of the Mount Etna. It is the second largest city in Sicily and the tenth in Italy. It has had a long and eventful history, having been founded in the 8th century BC by the ancient Greeks.
You will visit the Baroque city center of Catania (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), famous for the Roman amphitheatre, the historical churches, the Ursino Castle and the Piazza Duomo with the famous elephant (symbol of the city).
You will have a typical Sicilian lunch at a restaurant in the heart of the city and you will enjoy a funny experience at Piscarìa, an authentic Sicilian outdoor fish market where you will be seduced by colours and flavours.

THE GODFATHERS LOCATIONS TOUR

Discover The Godfather filming locations: visit “The Castle of Slaves” in Fiumefreddo, a baroque building from the 18th century (many scenes of The Godfather trilogy by Francis Ford Coppola were shot there).
Enjoy the panoramic road to Forza d'Agro. In this small town you will enjoy a great fish and a stunning view of the East coast of Sicily.
In the afternoon reach Savoca and visit the old bar Vitelli, where The Godfather was filmed. It was featured in the motion picture as the place where Michael Corleone asked Apollonia's father to meet his daughter.
Take a picture at the church of San Nicolò, where The Godfather's wedding takes place.

Boat Tour along the coastline of Taormina

Enjoy a great private boat tour and discover the treasures of one of the most stunning coastlines of Sicily.
Have a private transfer by middle sized van from your hotel to the port of Giardini Naxos.
Experience the navigation by private boat (captain and English speaking hostess included) along the coastline of Taormina .
You would see some nature beauties such as the famous Isola Bella (“the beautiful island" in front of Taormina), the Cave of the Sirens, “the rock of the prickly peers”, the bay of Mazzarò, the bay of St. Nicholas, Cape Taormina, the coral cave, the Sirens bay and the Blue Cave.

TOUR OF VILLA ROMANA AND CALTAGIRONE

Discover the world's finest pottery and mosaics during the excursion to Roman Villa and Caltagirone!
Piazza Armerina, almost in the center of Sicily, is a nice small town famous in the world for the Archaeological Park which includes the "Villa Romana del Casale". The Roman Villa (from the 4th century) includes many magnificent mosaics and representations of classical mythology, in excellent condition.
Have a great lunch at a typical restaurant in Caltagirone, a nice town famous for the production of pottery. Seat at the wonderful staircase of S. Maria del Monte, which leads to the Cathedral. All of the 142 steps are made of lava and decorated with exquisite floral and geometric motifs. Have a refreshment tasting the local sweets made of fresh "ricotta".

ETNA TOUR & SICILIAN WINE

Sicily is a land of volcanoes and gives the traveler unique shows where the force of nature appears among a moon scenery on the heart.
Have a guided tour of Mt. Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe (3.329 m – 10.922 ft). It was added to the list of Unesco World Heritage Sites in June 2013. Enjoy a drive to Silvestri Craters in the south of Etna volcano (on request you can add a pleasant cable car ride up to 2500 meters. Then reach 2920 meters by special 4x4 vehicle and admire the craters created during the eruptions of 2002) or combine an adventure tour by 4wd vehicles with a pleasant walk to admire the signs of last eruptions in the North area.
Reach an old Sicilian winery at the slopes of Mt. Etna, surrounded by vineyards and fascinating natural environment.
Experience the typical Etna Sicilian wine and have a lunch with some great Sicilian food and delicacies.

RAGUSA AND MONTALBANO LOCATIONS TOUR

Go on trail of Inspector Montalbano and discover the Sicilian locations where Montalbano is filmed.
Visit Ragusa Ibla and a unique architectural phenomenon in the world, the Val di Noto Baroque, included in the Unesco Heritage Site list. We will show you a timeless Sicily in a maze of narrow cobbled streets, churches, palaces and monuments. The most of them are adorned with capitals made of local stone and inlaid by the hands of skilled craftsmen.
Visit the Castle of Donnafugata from the 19 century and have a great Sicilian lunch at a nearby typical farmhouse. Discover the stunning beach of Punta Secca and then Scicli and Modica to discover their baroque identity and their culinary tradition rich in ice creams and chocolates.

WALKING TOUR OF TAORMINA AND CASTELMOLA

Because of the strategic location and the Greek soul, Taormina is one of the most beautiful places in the world and one of the best places to visit in Sicily. The town was built on a fertile hill (200 m above a turquoise sea) and overlooks the beautiful bay of Isola Bella with a spectacular view of Mount Etna, the highest volcano in Europe.
Taormina combines the natural beauty with the artistic and archaeological heritage: Taormina walking tour gives you the chance to discover the nice cathedral, the streets of the old town where you can do shopping and the famous ancient Greek theatre (2nd century BC).
After a great lunch at a restaurant with a special view on the bay, you will visit Castelmola, a small village with the remains of the Roman castle and a magnificent view on the Ionian coast of Sicily.

SYRACUSE WALKING TOUR

Syracuse, “the greatest Greek city and the most beautiful of them all”, in the opinion of Cicero, is included in the Unesco Heritage Site list.
The town is almost 2700 years old: it was founded by Ancient Greek Corinthians and Teneans on the island of Ortigia. Right in Ortigia you will start the walking tour of Syracuse admiring the remains of Greek civilization, first of all the temple of Apollo, the oldest one in Sicily. The cathedral of Syracuse in Ortigia incorporates the temple of Athena and it is the first Christian church in Europe.
After a great lunch at a special restaurant in Ortigia, you will visit the archaeological park of Syracuse where you will see the ancient Greek theatre (the largest and the best preserved in the entire Hellenic world), the Ear of Dionysius and the Roman amphitheatre.

THE LAND OF THE CYCLOPS AND ACITREZZA

Follow the legendary Odysseus's Route during the navigation by private boat along the Cyclops Coast and Acitrezza nature reserve.
Look at “faraglioni” (huge rocks that Polyphemus casts towards Odysseus's ship) and Lachea Island.
Spend some time for swimming and snorkeling during the navigation in the coastline.
Reach Acitrezza, a pittoresque fishermen town and enjoy a lunch at typical Sicilian seafood restaurant with a stunning Ionian sea view.
After lunch visit Acireale a nice town rich in important baroque churches and historical building.

MT. ETNA, ALCANTARA GORGE & SICILIAN WINE

Enjoy a guided tour of Mt. Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe (3.329 m – 10.922 ft; Unesco World Heritage Sites).
Reach Piano Provenzana (North Etna) by jeep and start and admire some stunning extinguished craters and the eruptions of 2002. Visit a lava flow cave and the amazing Bove Valley.
At lunchtime reach a Sicilian winery at the slopes of Mt. Etna, surrounded by vineyards and fascinating natural environment. Experience the typical Etna Sicilian wine and have a lunch with some great Sicilian food.
After lunch move to the Alcantara Gorge, a beautiful canyon (about 300.000 years old) carved by the namesake river over millions of years. Its stunning black basalt columns (organ pipes) can grow up to 50 meters.
On request enjoy its amazing Botanical Park: it covers many hectares of land planted with lemon and oranges trees, olive groves and many other kinds of Mediterranean plants.

AEOLIAN ISLANDS TOUR: PRISTINE SEA AND VOLCANOES

Discover the Aeolian Islands, one of the most stunning archipelagos of the world. Navigate from the harbour of Milazzo to Lipari. Visit its historic centre and its important museum of archaeology.
Enjoy “Cave di Pomice” (Pumice quarry), a white coastline where waters have an incredible kind of blue. Spend your time swimming and snorkeling. Reach Vulcano island, the 3rd Sicilian active volcano and also an island with beautiful black sand beaches.
Have a lunch at a typical Sicilian restaurant. Enjoy a hot mud sulphur bath or an easy hiking to the top of the volcano: you can reach the crater in 40 minutes from the beach.

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