Discover three different Sicilian wineries as you sample tasty regional reds, whites, and rosés. Driving in an air-conditioned car, cruise past picturesque villages, fruit orchards, and lava-made churches as you explore the fascinating region of Etna, known for its volcanic terroirs. Sip samples of the volcano-infused drink in family-run wineries, munching on local gastronomic delicacies, from cheeses to salami.
Step into the fictional world of “Inspector Montalbano” that is filmed in southeast Sicily. Discover the key areas in the fictional town of Vigata and sample some of the delicious gastronomy from the island. Visit an ancient cheese factory in Castello di Donnafugata, enjoy a delicious Sicilian lunch in Punta Secca, taste Sicily’s famous cannolo dessert in Scicli, and sample the famous chocolate of the UNESCO-listed town of Modica.
Catania has a world of offerings for travelers: UNESCO World Heritage sites, fascinating history, street markets, and a cuisine that is the envy of the Mediterranean. It can be a challenge to pack it all in one day, but this private half-day walking tour—which pairs the city’s top sights with traditional street food and wine—allows you to do just that. Upgrade to end the tour with a wine and food tasting at a local restaurant.
Mount Etna is one of Sicily’s most iconic attractions and has the tourist circuit to match. There are plenty of day tours taking travelers to the mountain, but this one stands out by pairing wine tasting with lunch. Visit the Silvestri Craters, hike to a ridge overlooking desolate Valle del Bove, and visit a lava cave. Before you head back to Catania, have a traditional Sicilian lunch with wine.
The tour is suitable for different types of travelers: families also with children, friends, elderly, young people, solo travelers. It is suitable for those who love to travel comfortably, under the banner of culture and the discovery of historical heritage. Great for visiting different locations in one day!
Taste your way through the bustling markets and piazzas of Catania on a mouth-watering, half-day culinary tour. Visit fish markets, bakeries, bars and stalls to sample the best Sicilian street food with a local guide. Try regional specialties like ‘arancini’ (stuffed fried rice balls), fizzy drinks, ‘cipollata’ (bacon-wrapped onions), ‘zibibbio’ wine and decadent cannoli. Learn what makes Sicilian cuisine unique from the rest of Italy while discovering some of Catania’s cultural treasures.
Mount Etna is Europe's largest active volcano, but you don’t have to climb the mighty peak to experience the natural wonder. On this full-day tour from Taormina, hike through the ancient woodlands and lava caves of Mt Etna; indulge in a Sicilian-style lunch and wine tasting; and explore the Alcantara Gorge. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
Your day in Catania is just winding down, the sun's about to set... It's time for an Aperitivo. This glamorous Italian tradition is loved all over the world, and this is your chance to learn how to prepare it for yourself, the perfect souvenir. Preparing the perfect aperitivo is an art; you will learn how to prepare a selection of five elegant nibbles to pair with with a refreshing glass of fizz, ideal for sharing with friends in the early evening. Your aperitivo will be a bite-size representation of its local culture, using typical regional ingredients and local wines, such as a sparkling prosecco or a light red.Le Cesarine is Italy’s oldest network of 600+ home cooks all over the country in more than 120 cities. They are passionate and welcoming hosts that open the doors of their own homes to curious travellers for immersive culinary experiences.
Discover Catania’s unique culinary tradition during this 4-hour hands-on cooking class. Begin the tour at the historic fish market to select your fresh ingredients for your meal. Then head to the guide’s apartment to prepare a 3-course meal from a menu of Italian specialties such as bruschetta, gratin mussels, risotto, fresh ravioli, swordfish, stuffed squid and more. Then sit down and enjoy your freshly prepared meal that you created.
Discover the unique production of the grapes that grow on the volcanic lava flows of Mount Etna on this half-day tour. Visit two vineyards and taste a variety of wines from the area and other parts of Italy to compare the tastes. Enjoy a lunch of Sicilian foods such as “pasta alla norma” and see the church built into the volcanic rock as you tour the medieval town of Linguaglossa.
Soak up the atmosphere of some of the most popular Sicilian resorts on this private tour. See the top sites in Taormina, Castelmola, and Giardini Naxos where you will explore the Corso Umberto, the Greek and Odeon theaters, lovely historic palazzos St. Catherina Church, and the Duomo. Gain a deeper understanding of the beautiful island and its history as you spend approximately five hours touring and learning with your guide.
Thanks to this tour you will have the opportunity to experience unique emotions, mixed with amazement and fear, for the breathtaking scenery and views but also the devastating and merciless power of the volcano that with its lava flows sweeps everything and changes the ambiance for centuries. But the volcano is also a big good brother for local people, giving them the fruits of the fertile land that you can taste first at the honey farm and then at the winery, thus immersing yourself in the aromas and flavors typical of this wonderful land full of contrasts.
Explore the Mount Etna region on a full-day private tour from Catania. Learn about Europe’s highest active volcano and the folklore from your informative guide. Drive through mountain villages, visit a local honey farm and the Cyclops Cave, and drive up to Rifugio Sapienza at 2000 meters above sea level to admire the beautiful views. Then head to a local winery to enjoy a delicious lunch complete with local wines.
Experience the Mount Etna region to its fullest during this full-day excursion. Reach heights of 2,000 meters as you explore the villages, lava flows, and caves of Europe’s highest active volcano. After your volcano hike, sit down to a delicious Sicilian lunch at a certified DOC winery and sample some of the local wines made right on the volcano before heading back to Catania.
Sample the best of Sicily with a tour combining wine tasting, a village stop and views of Mt Etna from Taormina or Messina province. Taste Sicilian wines at a winery on the slopes of Mt Etna and find out how well it works with local dishes. Tour an ancient village that has spectacular views over the Alcantara Valley. And all the while, admire the impressive volcano looming over the landscape.
Discover the street food and snacks of Catania on a daytime walking tour around the city. Visit the main piazza, and the elegant Via dei Crociferi or Benedettini enclave, learning about Catania’s food and its place in Sicilian culture as you stroll. Sample treats at market stalls and bakeries, and then leave armed with tips for the best places to eat in town. A food 'passport' is included so you can keep track of your favorite bites along the way.
See some of the top sights of Sicily without having to worry about car hire or navigation on a private day trip from Catania. You'll see Mount Etna and Alcantara Gorges, and have the chance to taste local items such as olive oil, honey, jam, wine, and spirits. Plus, exploring with a private guide means that you'll benefit from undivided attention throughout the day.
Perfect for movie-buffs and die-hard “Godfather” fans, this walking tour takes you deep into the Sicilian settings of the Francis Ford Coppola classic. You’ll get a first-hand peek at backdrops for the film’s standout scenes. Discover hidden landmarks along the way, like a 15th-century synagogue and Roman-built village centers. Admire spectacular views along the Ionian coast with free time to explore at your own pace.
Visit Europe’s highest volcano, Mount Etna, and Taormina on this private excursion. Despite being the world’s most active volcano, many reside on the slopes of Mount Etna, producing gourmet products such as honey and wine using the fertile volcanic soil. Enjoy tastings and lunch on the volcano and then head to the hilltop town of Taormina for a guided tour of its landmarks, including the ancient Greek theater.
Experience life in the Sicilian Countryside on a private tour of a working farm founded in the 1800s. See picturesque vineyards, olive and citrus groves, and farm animals and then learn to ride a horse with a professional instructor. Finish the tour with a traditional Sicilian lunch of locally produced cheeses, salami, prosciutto, traditional Sicilian relish Caponata, Parmigiana, olives, vegetables, domestic olive oil and home-made bread, with red and white wines from Etna vineyards.
If Italian cuisine is known for one dish, it's certainly pasta. But for foodies that want to uncover the secrets of this ubiquitous ingredient—and create something truly special—don't miss this private Catania cooking class. With this home-based culinary workshop, follow along with a home cook as you learn to prepare three traditional Catania recipes. After your hard work, join your host to sample your delicious creations, and enjoy a glass of local wine.
Immerse yourself in a private pasta-making class at the Cesarina's home, learn the secrets of the region's most famous pasta dishes and taste the fruit of your labour accompanied by a glass of local wine. During the lesson the Cesarina will reveal the tricks of the trade of 3 authentic regional pasta recipes. Have fun putting your cooking skills to the test. Each participant will have a workstation equipped with utensils and all the ingredients to make the dishes. Then, taste everything you have prepared accompanied by a selection of red and white local wines.Le Cesarine is Italy’s oldest network of 600+ home cooks all over the country in more than 120 cities. They are passionate and welcoming hosts that open the doors of their own homes to curious travellers for immersive culinary experiences.
This full-day excursion will allow you to first visit the picturesque village of Castiglione di Sicilia and then taste some wines of strictly local production, among the excellences in the field of the Etnean viticulture and not, discovering also the interesting production phases, walking through vineyards and ancient wineries.You will visit the first winery where you'll have a wine tasting; in the second winery, we'll also offer you lunch with typical Sicilian products.
Attention: foodies and independent thinkers. This flexible, market-to-fork cooking class encourages you to let your imagination run wild as it beings with no set menu and lets you pick your own ingredients at a local market. Unlike other cooking classes with preset menus and step-by-step instructions, with this tailormade experience, a personal instructor helps you to create whatever inspires you most.