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Exploring Sicily Through Food, Wine, and People ~ 10 Days and 9 Nights ~ Luxury Tour ~ October 2024 ~



PO Box 28
Stinson Beach, CA 94970
United States



  • Eat, sip, and explore your way through an unforgettable cultural and culinary adventure on the beautiful island of Sicily.
  • From the moment you arrive until the moment you depart, the only thing you will need to decide is what you want for dinner!
  • Follow an expert truffle hunting dog and find truffles to add to your freshly made pasta
  • Dirty your hands while making cannoli from scratch
  • Gaze at the setting sun on our private sailboat 
  • Pull and twist fresh cheese at a private ancient water mill
  • Samples a variety of Sicilian wines
  • Hike with our private guides on the volcanic slopes of Mount Etna
  • Follow the role of Sicily in WWII at the museum in Catania
  • Option to Savor a Michelin Star Dinner in Taormina
  • Marvel at the 2000 year old ruins of Greek theater in Taormina
  • Relax in Luxury accommodations at beautiful 4 and 5 star hotels with sea views

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Our hand-selected, authentic experiences will give you a deeper understanding of Sicilian culture and history, the opportunity to meet local producers, farmers and vintners, the opportunity to learn to make traditional dishes and discover the natural beauty of Sicily, all while relaxing in luxury 5 and 4 star hotels with sea views.  

Our guests can participate in many food-related activities: hunting for truffles, cooking with local chefs, making homemade pasta and bread, sampling olive oils, cooking ricotta, pulling mozzarella, piping cannoli, tasting a variety of Sicilian wines, and eating many locally sourced meats, seafood, and treats, plus the option of a Michelin star dinner! 

Although the view of Mount Etna is spectacular, our guests will experience “her” in person either by hiking on her slopesYou will also explore hidden gems and special destinations, such as the secluded ancient watermill and the caves on the volcanic slopes of Mount Etna.

With a maximum of 10 guests, Beyond the Sites Travel provides intimate and personalized interaction with local artisans, farmers, and chefs, offering a rare opportunity to connect with the heart and soul of Sicily. Our collaboration with Sebastiano and Raymundo, two local experts, allows us to offer unparalleled access to the best that these regions have to offer. Their extensive network of local producers ensures that our guests have access to very special experiences.

Our exclusive trip offers warm hospitality through luxurious accommodations at beautiful hotels and private transportation, ensuring a stress-free and comfortable journey. Rest assured that your trip with Beyond the Sites Travel will be fully escorted by not one, but two of our knowledgeable team members. Our guides are passionate about sharing their love for Italy and ensuring that every aspect of your trip runs smoothly. With their expertise and attention to detail, you can relax and enjoy your journey through Sicily, knowing that you are in good hands. From coordinating transportation to providing insider tips on the best local restaurants, our team is dedicated to helping you create wonderful memories. Enjoy the best of Sicily with the peace of mind that comes with a fully escorted tour by Beyond the Sites Travel.

What sets Beyond the Sites Travel Apart 

* We offer the "sweet spot" of travel by providing our guests luxury travel without the high-end price.

* Our selected hotels are 5 star and 4 star awarded. The selected beautiful hotels provide excellent locations while offering the finest comforts - in Ortigia there is an indoor pool with a spa and sauna, and in Taormina there is a view of the sea, and an outdoor pool with lunch service. The hotels host a breakfast that are far beyond the ordinary, consisting of a grand display of both savory and sweet options.

* The experiences are 100% authentic.

* We have personally tested hundreds of options and hand selected what we feel offers the best experience and the best value.

* We offer small groups so that you can talk directly to the professional guides, asking as many questions as you would like - no  microphones and head-sets.

* Beyond the Sites Travel believes in responsible tourism, which means we support Sicilian communities by working with local and authentic businesses.

We look forward to welcoming you to Sicily and providing you with an incredible adventure.


What's included

o Private Airport Transfers upon arrival and departure
o Private vehicle and driver for our small group
o Luxury accommodations with sea views
o Daily breakfast at the hotel
o Two wineries, one aperitif, six lunches, two dinners 
o Fees for luggage handling at hotels
o Daily City taxes and VAT
o Private English-speaking guides
o Meals, tastings and experiences are as noted in the fully detailed itinerary
o Gratuities for all private guides, drivers, hotel service, and meal service
o Two BTST team members

 €7000/per person

What's not included

o Flights or additional costs associated with travel issues; delays, missed or canceled flights
o Travel Insurance
o Meals or experiences not mentioned in the itinerary
o Any additional serves provided by the hotel including but not limited to: room service, laundry service, spa services and mini bar items.  

o Option to Savor a Michelin Star Dinner in Taormina. Additional €385 per person


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