Andiamo Tour:


Why Not Have it All? Trapani and Taormina Areas

Preview video of Trapani/Palermo Area

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I fell in love with Sicily years ago and can’t wait to show you why! For me it’s a pleasant reminder of the past, when people took time to enjoy one another, thankful for the beauty around us, celebrating life with food, wine, conversation, music and good friends… “La Vita Bella”… the beautiful life!  So why not join us?  I promise it will be an unforgettable experience, one you will savor for the rest of your life!

 

    Tour Dates and Prices:

    Please call us at 305.775.8949

    Number of Days: 14

 

 

Tour Name:  Andiamo - Trapani and TaorminaTour



EriceUpon arrival at the Palermo Airport you will be transported to Trapani, where we will be guest at the Adragna Family’s Palazzo, centrally located near the old city. The Adragna’s can trace their noble ancestry in Sicily back some 800 yrs. Here you will experience the unforgettable hospitality that the Sicilians are famous for. On our first night we will have a tasting of the wonderful award winning wine produced by this family, after which we will enjoy a home cooked meal prepared by the women of the family, featuring specialties of this region which has strong Arab influences. On this side of Sicilia we will visit the Egadi Islands by hydrofoil, see Segesta and Selinunte -during 700 BC these cities were the richest and most powerful in the world and still contain magnificent ruins, visit Marsala home of the Fiori Marsala Winery, the salt pans of Mothia and Castella Pepoli perched high above the sea in the medieval village of Erice. This fairytale castle is partially owned by the Adragna family; here the castle chef will give us a private cooking lesson followed by lunch. We will travel on to Palermo for an overnight visit and tour of the city. The following day we drive along the coastal area with breathtaking vistas at every turn, stopping in Cefalù Ceflufor a stroll around this ancient village and lunch overlooking the sea. Continuing our drive thru the countryside we arrive in the glamorous hilltop village of Taormina. You will immediately realize how it came to be known as the “Jewel of Italy. Taormina is perched on a cliff with sweeping views of the Ionian Sea and Mount Etna, Europe’s highest active volcano frequently capped with snow. Everywhere you look; this area offers visitors a dramatic panoramic view. Our stay in a villa with views of Etna from your private balcony will be a memorable experience. Here we will explore the volcano region, taste the wine, honey and olive oil produced from products grown on its slopes. In Catania we will vista the market to choose items we will need for our private cooking class from my friend Nadia a Guida Michelin chef followed by an unforgettable lunch. We will dine in award wining restaurants, visit the Riviera dei Ciclopi, lunch at Isola ToarminaBella…Beautiful Island, see Teatro Greco, a beautiful amphitheatre dedicated to the arts, built in the 3rd century BC., shop on Corso Umberto and relax with an espresso as we watch the endless parade of style conscious people. During your luxury tour you will have ample time to explore the past and savor the present, content in the knowledge that you can enjoy this all inclusive trip at a comfortable price. I will personally serve as your escort and you will meet all of my charming friends along the way. See the info listed above and give me a call to reserve your spot on this popular tour…. Andiamo! (Let’s go!)