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From Palermo: Erice and Marsala Day Trip with Lunch

From Palermo: Erice and Marsala Day Trip with Lunch

On the itinerary is the medieval hilltop town of Erice lunch and a wine and olive oil tasting at a winery or typical farm, and a panoramic tour along Marsala’ s Salt Route! Palermo, the Sicilian capital, is one of the most exciting and vibrant cities in the whole of Italy. However, you might want to escape its hustle and bustle after a few days! And there's no better way to do that than a full day small group tour from Palermo to visit the fascinating town of Erice and to admire the unique panoramas of Marsala. You will depart from Palermo on a top notch minivan with an expert driver and tour leader. The first stop is the medieval hilltop village of Erice. Stroll through the narrow streets and find delightful little courtyards. Lookout for the viewpoints where you can see out to the Egadi Islands and over the city of Trapani. You will feel like travelling through times, surrounded by an ancient kind of beauty. Of course, when in Sicily, it’s always a good time for a snack and in Erice we will have a tasty break by tasting a local Sicilian granita. On some day trips, you might have to sort your own packed lunch, but not on this full day group tour from Palermo! After leaving Erice, you'll carry on along the west coast of Sicily to Marsala, a town famous for producing sweet wine and also, like the entire Sicily, an area where olive oil is a another special local product. You will have the chance to taste both of them, as we will stop for a full Sicilian lunch with a sample tasting of the best local wines and olive oil in a local winery or farm. The final stop on this full day group tour from Palermo is the natural and cultural site landscape which connects land and sea. Marvel at salt windmills and basins which are still in use today. The 30km road is one of the most evocative routes in Italy, and if you get out of your vehicle, you'll be able to feel the salt in the air! At the end of this unique and fantastic experience, you will return to Palermo.

Marsala: Florio Winery Tour with Local Wine Tasting

Marsala: Florio Winery Tour with Local Wine Tasting

Take a guided tour of a winery in Marsala to discover the history and tradition of wine-making in the region. See the wine cellar and learn about the production of Sicilian wine, before trying three different types of Marsala wine paired with local food delicacies. Meet at Cantine Florio and take in the winery's amazing views over the Mediterranean Sea. Tour the entire facility, including the specially-designed cellars. Learn about the tufa flooring system which allows the wine barrels to breathe in the sea air and take on a unique flavor. Hear about the weather conditions of the region and how they affect the different wine variations, before tasting three different Marsala wines paired with Sicilian snacks.

Marsala: Florio Winery Tour with Food-Paired Wine Tastings

Marsala: Florio Winery Tour with Food-Paired Wine Tastings

The grapes used to produce Marsala grow along the coast of Western Sicily, and the wine's goodness is fueled by the humid, brackish temperature; suffice it to say that as you move away from the sea, the wine's personality also varies. You'll begin your tour with a visit to the wineries overlooking the sea, and just by walking among the barrel cellars, you'll discover the history of Marsala wine and the winery that produces it. You will discover how the strategic location of the cellars is able to influence the essence of the wine. The cellars are precisely characterized by the presence of the tuff floor, which allows the barrels to breathe in the smell of the sea. Inside the cellars are four different climatic environments and each of them has a different complicity with the sea, based also on their proximity to the latter. At the end of the cellar visit, taste 2 glasses of Marsala and 1 glass of Vino Florio and food pairings.

From Marsala: Favignana and Levanzo Island Cruise with Lunch

From Marsala: Favignana and Levanzo Island Cruise with Lunch

Start your journey going from Marsala to Trapani port by bus, by train or by car and arrive to the meeting point in Trapani at 9:00 am. From there, travel on a boat to Favignana. Departure with boat from Trapani is at 9:30 am. Arrival on Favignana and enjoy 2 hours of free time to visit the village. Then, go on a coastal tour and view to the main creeks like Cala Rossa and Cala Azzurra. Stop off for swim before having a typical lunch on board (included). Arrival on Levanzo and 1 hour of free time to explore the island. Cruise along the coasts of Levanzo and admire the breathtaking view of the main creeks. Return at 5:00/5:30 pm to Trapani. If you like, visit the old city center before going back to Marsala.

Favignana, Excursions by Dinghy from Marsala

Favignana, Excursions by Dinghy from Marsala

Tour Classic – Favignana Lunch and aperitif on board Full Day 09:00 – 18:00 - max 12 person on baord 09:00 – Boarding and departure form Marsala Starting from Marsala Tourist port, jetty “B”, at 10:00 o’clock to Favignana island. 10:30 – First stop “Cala Rossa” Cala Rossa is one of the most beautiful and suggestive seasides of Italy. The clear sea water is surrounded by a frame of cliffs and tuff quarries. 11:30 – Landing on Favignana’s island You’ll be caught by the beauty of the little Favignana’s port. It is possible to visit the “tonnare” and the archeological museum inside the former Florio palace. 13:30 - Lunch Tasting of “Pane Cunzato” prepared by our bakers and tipical sicilian products. 15:00 – Cala Azzurra Cala Azzurra is located in the southeastern part of the island and the name is taken from the blue color of the water. Perfect for snorkeling lovers. 16:00 – Cala Preveto Cala Preveto rises at the end of a valley and overlooks a crystalline sea of an intense blue. Perfect for enjoyng a relaxing time. 17:00 – Bue Marino Cala Bue is famous for its man-made caves. The seabed is rich og underwater life, perfect for diving and snorkeling lovers. This stop will be the perfect moment for tasting a good Prosecco. 17:30/18:00 – Arrival in Marsala PRICE INCLUDING: ● All fee ● Fuel ● Lunch and beverages ● Water ● Skipper ● Snorkeling equipment PRICE NOT INCLUDING ● Transfer from Hotel to Turistic Port A/R

Winery tour and tasting of Sicilian organic wines in Marsala

Winery tour and tasting of Sicilian organic wines in Marsala

Join a guided tour of a young winery producing only certified organic wines. You'll discover wines with authentic flavors in the land where the first great Italian wine was born. A dedicated guide will lead you to explore the winery, telling you all the secrets of the process that the grapes go through, from the harvest to the aging in the cellar. The second part of the tour will continue with the discovery of Baglio Diar's history and its deep connection with the territory, and you'll taste the most representative wines of the winery, whose labels are a clear reference to the Sicilian culture. During the wine tasting you are going to try: • Three white wines, such as Grillo "Selene," Catarratto "Dida," and Dry Zibibbo "Fantasia"; • Two red wines, Nero d’Avola "Nedda" and Perricone "Velata". What's Included: • Tasting of or 5 wines (Grillo, Catarratto, Dry Zibibbo, Nero d’Avola, Perricone) • Guided tour by a staff member • Water and snacks Meeting Point: Winery shop, located in Via Sebastiano Lipari 13, Marsala Useful Information: • Free non-private parking close to the winery • Recommended to arrive 10 minutes before the tour starts.

Favignana and Levanzo Island: Swim, Snorkeling and Lunch

Favignana and Levanzo Island: Swim, Snorkeling and Lunch

09:00 – Boarding and departure form Marsala Starting from Marsala Tourist port, jetty “B”, at 10:00 o’clock to Favignana island. 10:30 – First stop “Cala Rossa” Cala Rossa is one of the most beautiful and suggestive seasides of Italy. The clear sea water is surrounded by a frame of cliffs and tuff quarries. 11:30 – Landing on Favignana’s island You’ll be caught by the beauty of the little Favignana’s port. It is possible to visit the “tonnare” and the archeological museum inside the former Florio palace. 13:30 - Lunch Tasting of “Pane Cunzato” prepared by our bakers and tipical sicilian products. 15:00 – Cala Azzurra Cala Azzurra is located in the southeastern part of the island and the name is taken from the blue color of the water. Perfect for snorkeling lovers. 16:00 – Cala Preveto Cala Preveto rises at the end of a valley and overlooks a crystalline sea of an intense blue. Perfect for enjoyng a relaxing time. 17:00 – Bue Marino Cala Bue is famous for its man-made caves. The seabed is rich og underwater life, perfect for diving and snorkeling lovers. This stop will be the perfect moment for tasting a good Prosecco. 17:30/18:00 – Arrival in Marsala The program cam be changed due weather conditions. DETAILS AND PLANNING: ● Departure times: 09:00 - 18:00 ● 9 hours tour PRICE INCLUDING: ● All fee ● Fuel ● Lunch and beverages ● Water ● Skipper ● Snorkeling equipment PRICE NOT INCLUDING ● Transfer from Hotel to Turistic Port A/R

Guided tour of the Marsala Salt Pans and salt harvesting

Guided tour of the Marsala Salt Pans and salt harvesting

Dating back to the '500s, the salt pans represent for the territory of Marsala a very precious resource; you can admire a landscape composed of tanks, small canals, windmills, and piles of salt: a landscape that represents one of the most unique and characteristic environments of the Mediterranean. You can visit the Mill where, thanks to a multimedia path, you can discover the ancient and precious art of sea salt production. You'll continue your tour along a nature trail unique in the world and, in the company of your guide, you can join the salt harvest and live a truly unique sensory experience. Discover the different types of salt and inside the mill, you will also find the "whole salt" strictly hand-picked, and the "fior di sale" purely flavored. See how salt is not only used in cooking, thanks to its moisturizing power but it is also used in the field of cosmetics for the creation of products that aim at the "well-being of the skin".

Erice: degustazione di prodotti tipici siciliani

Erice: degustazione di prodotti tipici siciliani

Free tasting of sicilian products in a tipic sicilian shop: wine, liquor, bruschetta with original trapanese pesto. Chocolate of Modica, Marsala wine, limoncello and other sicilian products. The tasting is free.

Marsala: Winery Tour with Wine Tasting and Local Products

Marsala: Winery Tour with Wine Tasting and Local Products

Marsala is a historical town near the sea in the province of Trapani in Sicily. It is also renowned for its famous DOC wine. The local grapes give life to fine wines that represent the nature of Sicily.  Upon arrival at the winery you will be welcomed by the manager, who will guide you through the production rooms. The visit will continue with the tasting, during which you will have the opportunity to sip the refined wines of Marsala. You will then try a wide range of local products that can be paired with the wine, such as almond cakes, cheese, and bread. At the end of the tour you can buy the delicacies tasted during the experience. 

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