Transfer by bus from Taormina to Milazzo, where participants will board a private yacht. Arrival at Vulcano to visit the mud pools and hot waters area, followed by a round tour of the island and departure for Lipari. Lunch in one of the most renowned restaurants in the archipelago, and afternoon tour of the island...Read more
Sicily : Taormina and its Environment
“Hands-on” cookery lesson Full-day or half-day “ hands-on” cookery lessons in a private villa on a chosen theme:horse d’oeuvres and vegetables, first courses, fish dishes, or desserts and ice-creams. Lunch (or dinner) featuring dishes prepared together. Participants will be told about the centuries-long history of this sunny, full-flavored and colorful cuisine, with anecdotes about some of the...Read more
An evening in a typical Sicilian villa on the slopes of Mount Etna, owned by journalist who is an expert of foods and wines, and will entertain guests with stories about the island’s culture and gastronomic traditions. Home-made dinner featuring specialties not to be found in restaurants, served in an orange-garden if weather permits. After-dinner...Read more
Sicilian-style breakfast with the classic crushed-ice ‘granite’ with lemon, almond or coffee flavoured, accompanied by fragrant brioches, followed by a full-day or half-day tour in a deluxe bus or in 4 x 4 on the slopes of Mount Etna, among citrus-groves, olive-groves, vineyards and pistachio fields, to seek out ancient villages and castles, abandoned farmhouses,...Read more
Excursion in 4 x 4 or in quads to the river that has gouged out a deep and dramatic canyon in the basalt rocks. The gorge is only a few meters wide, but over 20 meter deep. The Alcantara Gores are a fantastic scenario for canyoning or rafting or water tubing activities. Picnic lunch or...Read more
Arrival at a private beach at sunset, with free time for bathing (changing-cabins and towels provided). Dinner on a spectacular terrace by the sea, by candle-light, to the sound of a romantic violin or classical guitar.Read more
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One-day excursion in 4 x 4 to Pantalica, one of the island’s most ancient prehistoric sites. In a canyon gouged out by the river Anapo, amidst thick Mediterranean scrub, there is an impressive rock-tomb necropolis, considered the largest in Europe discovered to date. Picnic lunch.Read more
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A merry evening to an old farmhouse converted into a picturesque restaurant, with folk singing and dancing in which guests are encouraged to take part.Read more
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Challenging outdoor personal and team building activity in an Adventure Park along Etna’s slopes, moving from one tree to another and through a series of high adventure routes to have fun, test your courage like an Indiana Jones, and overcome your fears. Lunch along Etna's slops in a typical farmhouse or in a winery will...Read more
A horse-ride at sunset through vineyards and along the beach, followed by a dinner featuring local specialties at a charming seaside restaurant, with music. Return to Taormina by bus.Read more
Guided tour of the jewels of the aristocratic and splendorous baroque architecture of Acireale ( with a chance to taste the most famous ice-creams in Sicily) and of Catania, starting from the lava black Via dei Crociferi. In Catania the tour includes a performance by the famous ‘Pupi Siciliani’ (Sicilian marionettes). Dinner on the slopes of...Read more
One-day cruise on an authentic olden-day sailing-boat along the coast to the Messina Straits, the meeting-point of two seas, the Ionian and the Tyrrhenian. Refreshment and lunch on board; competitions with prizes; stops for swimming. Return to Taormina in the late afternoon.Read more
Full day on one of the world’s most famous volcanoes’ : tour in 4 x 4 and trekking on the mountain slopes with highly qualified guides, along paths that go past old and recent lava flows; climb up to the crater accompanied by mountain guides, weather and permits allowing; tasting of freshly made ‘ricotta’ (cottage-cheese);...Read more
Afternoon walk around Taormina’s streets in the evening, with Welcome cocktail in an art-gallery and a visit to the Greek Theatre. Welcome Dinner, if the weather is fine, on a panoramic terrace with a breathtaking view over the sea and Mount Etna, accompanied by live music. An aperitif can also take place at Castelmola, a tiny...Read more