Take a tour of three southeastern Sicilian cities on this private tour with hotel or port pick up. See ancient Greek and Roman ruins at the Neopolis Archeological Park in Syracuse; stroll through the small streets of the island of Ortigia and shop for Sicilian products; and discover the UNESCO-listed baroque architecture of Noto, including its magnificent cathedral.
Some history-focused group walking tours can feel impersonal and rushed. Enjoy an intimate experience on this private walking tour of the small island of Ortygia in the historic center of Syracuse. As you walk from the ancient Greek Temple of Apollo to the Arethusa Fountain and through the Jewish Quarter, your guide reveals the rich history of the ancient city.
Consiglio i viaggiatori di effettuare questa tipologia di tour ecologico perché, essendo un risciò concede l’accesso nella zona pedonale,un abirinto con vicoletti storici permette di visitare l’isola di ortigia a 360 gradi, sia interna che esterna con soste, spiegazione e foto scattate dai driver.
Sicily is home to some of the most spectacular Greek and Roman archaeological sites in Italy, but visiting on your own means navigating the island’s confusing rural roads. With this tour, reach Villa Romana Del Casale in Piazza Armerina and the Valley of Temples in Agrigento with a private driver for a stress-free jaunt through ancient history, taking in these remarkable ruins at your own pace.
This tour is a great pick for travelers keen to experience local life and traditions in Sicily, away from tourist hotspots. Don’t worry about driving—as bus transportation is included, directly to the pretty fishing village of Marzamemi. Here, a local guide can reveal more about artisan food—including a place where “tuna bottarga” is produced. The trip also visits Portopalo to see Castle Tafuri and an ancient tuna station.
Discover the fictional areas of Vigata, Montelusa, and Marinella from the hit detective show “Inspector Montalbano” on this exciting tour in Catania. Alongside a private guide, walk the same streets the inspector does as you explore the Sicilian towns of Ragusa, Scicli, Modica, Punta Secca, and Donnalucata. While you explore, your guide sheds light on the history of each location and its relation to the show.
Explore the deep historical roots of Sicily on this private tour. Spend four to five hours touring monuments and landmarks in Syracuse and learning about their fascinating past. See spots that were important in classical Greek and Roman times, and take a walking tour of Ortigia, the center of Syracuse. If you have selected that option, a visit to a top restaurant completes the tour with a tasting of local wines and food.
Escape the hustle and bustle of Catania and discover the great Mount Etna on this full-day excursion. Alongside a private guide, head to the southern slope of the volcano and explore the lava flows and craters. Then, head to Taormina for a guided tour of the city center and free time to explore. End your day in the medieval village of Castelmola and stop to taste the special almond wine.
You will find yourself immersed in the culture and colors of Sicily, if you are interested I will take you to a unique and special greengrocer to choose with you the products that we will then use to cook our menu.
I will explain the various uses of each ingredient to create more dishes and the different seasonal variations.
If you prefer to find the ingredients on site, you just have to choose a menu to cook and I will take care of everything.
I will welcome you into my home for a unique experience during which you will savor the aromas and flavors of authentic Sicily
If you would like to learn how to cook a particular dish, I am ready to accommodate your requests.
Mine is a typically Sicilian and generally Italian cuisine, with local and top quality products, the result of your experience will be in the dish that you have cooked yourself. The best souvenir that you will take with you home to amaze your friends with new flavors!
Escape the hustle and bustle of Catania and venture to nearby Sicilian towns on this full-day excursion. Alongside a private guide, enjoy guided tours of the towns of Ragusa, Modica, and Scicli and visit several points of interest. Some highlights include the baroque architecture of Ragusa, a chocolate tasting, and the Chiafura Archaeological Park.
Explore Noto without the hassle of planning on a private tour with round-trip transport from the doorstep of your Syracuse accommodation. Your guide, who ensures you never get lost, offers an inside perspective and wealth of stories about the town’s rich history and culture. Enjoy your guide's full attention and plenty of time for questions at each stop on the itinerary, from Porta Reale to San Carlo Church.
Ortigia is home to the top sights in Syracuse, but getting around the maze-like island district can be confusing. Make the most of your day with this private tour that covers the top sights on foot in just a few hours, leaving you time for a private boat tour to admire the city and its coastline from the water. Enjoy a spread of Sicilian delicacies and wine while you take in the view.
Visit three jewels of southeastern Sicily in half a day on this private tour from Syracuse. After hotel pickup from Syracuse, Catania, or Taormina, head first to Noto, a small town built almost entirely in the Sicilian Baroque style. Then, visit the Villa del Tellaro, home to stunning ancient Roman mosaics, and Marzamemi, a traditional 17th-century fishing village.
On this half-day private tour of the stunning Sicilian nature reserve of Vendicari, you’ll escape the city and discover serene, history-filled landscapes. Travel comfortably by private vehicle, with round-trip transfers from the port or your hotel. Highlights include a coastal hike through dunes and marshland, a visit to the tuna museum, a peek at an ancient, mosaic-filled Roman villa, and pink flamingo spotting.
Visit the towns of Syracuse and Noto on this full-day tour. Explore the ancient Greek archeological sites such as the Ear of Dionysius and the Greek Theater. Then head into the city to tour Ortigia Island with its beautiful cathedral built above a Greek temple. The last stop is the “Baroque Capital” of Noto to see some of its beautiful architecture and aristocratic palaces.
While many winery tours make one or two quick wine-tasting stops, this private tour visits three wineries on the slopes of Mount Etna in one day. After pickup from your hotel, drive through the picturesque Sicilian countryside and mountain villages to internationally recognized wineries. Tour each winery from the cellar to all over the estates and sample about 4-5 Etna wines at each stop, often pairing them with local food products.
Let someone else take care of the planning and driving on this private full-day tour of Mount Etna with wine tasting from Syracuse. After pickup from Syracuse, stop at a local honey shop for tastings. Then, head to the Rifugio Sapienza hotel at 6500 feet (2000 meters where you can visit the Silvestri Craters, shop for souvenirs, and take an optional ascent via cable car and Jeep to 9800 feet (3000 meters). Stop for wine and lunch at an Etna winery before returning to Syracuse.
An ideal pick for travelers who only have limited time to discover Mount Etna and the highlights of Taormina—this well-planned tour from Siracusa ticks off lots of sights in a day. Visit Mount Etna, the Ancient Theater of Taormina, Piazza IX Aprile, panoramic viewpoints, and foodie hotspots with admission included along the way to save time waiting in ticket lines. Best of all, it’s a private tour for just your party, which ensures a more personalized service.
On this full-day tour, explore Catania and visit a location used in the *Godfather* movies. See the main attractions in the historic center of Catania, including Palazzo Biscari and the colorful fish market. After lunch (own expense), head to the Castello degli Schiavi in Fiumefreddo, an 18th-century country house used in several scenes of *The Godfather* films.
Visit one of the world’s most impressive ancient Greek theaters—carved directly out of the rocky hillside—on this half-day, art historian-led excursion to the island of Ortigia. After visiting monuments from the ancient world, discover local food markets and stunning, centuries-old churches. Tours include round-trip, air-conditioned vehicle transfers from your Syracuse hotel or port.
09,00 pick up in hotel and drop off at 5,00 pm.
From you residence in Eastern Sicily. In the tour to visit scenes of the set of "Inspector Montalbano", the are mainly concentrated in Ragusa (Vigata), the area of a moving beauty, that the shots Sironi have been able to exploit and make it ideal for the stories and the characters. We will also visit Scicli, here we can visit the Montelusa police office (invented name). Afterwards we will visit the seaside house of Inspector Montalbano, with its splendid terrace overlooking the beach. Marinella is a name invented by Camilleri, but the one seen in fiction is PUNTA SECCA. We will also visit Modica and here we offer you a guided tasting of Modica chocolate.It is very important for us to have the details of your pick up and meeting with our driver. You must tell us where we will pick up: what name your hotel has; what address does your hotel or your b & b have and in which city;
4 hours 15 minutes
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