Province of Syracuse
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  • Syracuse: Food & Wine Walking Tour

    1. Syracuse: Food & Wine Walking Tour

    Enjoy an evening of gastronomic and cultural discoveries with a passionate local guide. Your guide will share the secrets of ancient Syracuse with you and invite you to dine in the authentic family Tavernas hidden among the small streets of Ortigia. These tavernas are always known for their charm, hospitality and, of course, delicious traditional cooking. The tour perfectly combines wine and food with a walking tour of the most important monuments in the old city: Piazza San Rocco; Piazza Duomo; Santa Lucia church; Piazza San Giuseppe; the Jewish district; Piazza Archimede; and many other treasures. First Stop: Seafood with white wine and Prosecco; fresh breaded fish of the day; mussels soup in a Sicilian style; tuna in sweet-sour onion sauce; little fresh fish fried in olive oil; Sicilian white wine and Grillo IGP Sicilia tasting. Second Stop...

    Our guide Valera was wonderful. She kept us entertained and interested, the food was excellent as was the wine. We got to see some amazing places and she pointed out other places of interest for us to visit later. A really enjoyable experience.

  • Ortigia: Private Walking Tour and Boat Trip

    2. Ortigia: Private Walking Tour and Boat Trip

    Discover the most important buildings and monuments, enjoy hidden corners of Ortigia and feel the exceptional atmosphere of Southern Italy visiting colorful fruit and fish markets. See the Greek Apollo Temple, Archimedes Square with neoclassical Fountain of Diana which displays the glorious past of Syracuse, the Cathedral Square, and Palazzo Beneventano. Pass through the Jewish Quarter and on to Arethusa Fountain. Then, reach the port where you will be presented to the boat commander and your marine adventure will begin. Sail along the coastline exploring beautiful limestone caves with a possibility to dive into crystalline waters of the Ionian Sea from the boat. Enjoy a traditional lunch of locally produced cheeses, salami, prosciutto, mushrooms, vegetables, fresh bread, and homemade olive oil accompanied by excellent local wine.

  • Sicily: 8-Day Small Group Highlights Tour

    3. Sicily: 8-Day Small Group Highlights Tour

    To begin, take a walk with your native local guide who will reveal Taormina’s culture, architecture, natural and political history, and tell stories about the Sicilian people and their traditions. Conquered by the Romans, Greeks, Arabs, Byzantines, and Normans, Taormina boasts a rich and fascinating history and a robust mix of styles. Discover little streets and hidden corners that give Taormina a special charm. The next day involves a half-day trip to the small antique villages of Savoca and Forza d’Agro located on the mountains. See the places where the most famous scenes of the Godfather movies were made. Next, get a real taste of Taormina. Savor its delicious food, soak in its vibrant culture, and meet the people who keep so many wonderful food and wine traditions alive. Just follow your expert guide through the town and eat and drink like the locals. The next day involves an adven...

  • Noto: Winery Tour and Tasting in the Val di Noto

    4. Noto: Winery Tour and Tasting in the Val di Noto

    Visit a charming winery in the heart of the Val di Noto. Learn about Sicilian wines at an estate spread over rolling hills among vineyards and almond groves.

    Visit the vineyards and the winery, and enjoy a tasting of 5 different Sicilian wines. Try 3 different locally-produced olive oils to go with your wine and be treated to samples of other local products and specialties. Choose the option with lunch and enjoy some delicious Sicilian cuisine to pair with your tasting.

  • Sicily: 7-Day Sicilian Culture and Art Tour

    5. Sicily: 7-Day Sicilian Culture and Art Tour

    Day 1 After getting picked up at Catania Airport, enjoy a welcome aperitif in the company of your local guide in Catania. Afterward, enjoy a walking tour of the city during which you will see iconic landmarks such as the Duomo Square, The cathedral fi Saint Agatha, Roman Amphitheatre, and Bellini Park. Day 2 Start your day with a light trek on Europe's most active volcano, Mount Etna. After your trek, re-energize with a traditional Italian lunch at a family-run restaurant. You will also be able to sample some local wines from the Etna region. After lunch, enjoy some free time to explore the town of Taormina at your own pace before heading up to Castelmola, where you can sample the region's famous almond wine served with delicious biscuits. Finish the day by watching the breathtaking sunset in the village of Savoca, one of Italy's prettiest villages and...

  • From Syracuse: Private Mount Etna Hike and Wine Tasting

    6. From Syracuse: Private Mount Etna Hike and Wine Tasting

    Spend the day on Mount Etna to explore a cave and hike at 2000 meters. Have the option to go even higher, up to 2900 meters. Afterward, visit a local winery and taste 3 DOC (Denominazione di Origine Controllata) wines accompanied by a light lunch. Following your pickup head out for some cave exploring. With your helmet and torch discover the cave's history and curiosities. Then reach Rifugio Sapienza. Once here, decide to either trek at 2000 meters altitude, or continue on your own with the "Etna High Altitude" option which is to be paid on site. Conclude your hike with a visit to a local winery. The owners of the winery will guide and teach you the secrets of preparing a DOC wine. After touring and visiting the vineyards and winery, enjoy a wine tasting of 3 DOC wines. This tasting is accompanied by a light lunch of local cheeses, bruschettas, and homemade bread.

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Informative and fun evening

We had a great time on this tour and would recommend it as a great way to learn about Ortigia’s history and about the food and wine of the vicinity. Everyone we were introduced to by Valeria ( our charming guide) was warm , friendly and gave us explanations about the delicious food we were sampling. We also tasted and learnt about the wine produced in Sicily. Thanks also to Alex for keeping us informed/ giving directions etc. Great!

A great way to sample the food and wine of Syracusa.

Our guide Valera was wonderful. She kept us entertained and interested, the food was excellent as was the wine. We got to see some amazing places and she pointed out other places of interest for us to visit later. A really enjoyable experience.

Amazing wines!

What a great evening with our guide Elsa strolling around Ortigia. We went in 3 different places and we tried prosecco, white wines and red wines. They were all really good Sicilian quality wines. And food was tasty too.

sympathetic guide and good addresses to eat

Our guide Valeria not only showed us around Syracuse to various restaurants, but also told us a lot about the city. Great locations to eat, (3 different) Highly recommended

Great tour!

Everything was perfect. Locations, food, wines, pastries and liquors. The guide told us a lot of stories about locals.