Gastronomic Sicily

Upcoming Tour Date:

  • 13 October–18 October 2020 – New for 2020
6 days
from £1,499 pp
Tour code: AGT1112

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    Upcoming Tour Date:

    • 13 October–18 October 2020 – New for 2020
    6 days
    from £1,499 pp
    Tour code: AGT1112

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      Tour Code AGT1112
      Max Group Size 16
      Single Supplement £100
      Start/End Point Palermo / Palermo
      Tour Manager Leonie Loudon – Read Bio

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      Would you prefer to fly from your local airport or spend a few days at the end of your tour on the beach? We are happy to help you arrange any additional requirements you may have from airport parking and hotels to pre and post tour hotel stays. Whilst the majority of our tours use group flights from London airports it is often possible to offer regional departures or connections – give us a call on 01425 480600 and let us help make your trip as comfortable as possible.

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      Due to popular demand, 2020 sees Prestige Holidays organising its first gastronomic Sicily tour.

      Based for five nights in the beautiful seaside town, Castellammare del Golfo, this short break is an opportunity to taste your way around the delights of this incredible island.

      From a full-day street food tour of Palermo to a hands-on cooking class and culminating in a delicious seafood lunch at Ristorante da Vittorio (featured on Sicily Unpacked and Rick Stein’s Great Mediterranean Escapes), explore the highlights of Western Sicily, its people, and its long history—with ample opportunities for sampling the region’s best wine in between!

      This tour is limited to 16 places. Early booking is recommended to avoid disappointment.

      Highlights

      • Attend a cooking class and winery tour including a wine tasting
      • Street food tour of Palermo with our expert guide, Francesca Lombardo
      • Complimentary copy of Francesca Lombardo’s book, Sicilian Food and Wine: The Cognoscente’s Guide

      What’s Included

      • Return flights from London Gatwick to Palermo
      • Five nights in good standard accommodation
      • Daily breakfast, three lunches and three evening meals
      • All excursions, entrance fees and tips
      • All overseas transport and English-speaking guides
      • Services of a Prestige Holidays Tour Manager

      Itinerary

      Day 1 - Arrival (D)

      On arrival, transfer to Castellemmare del Golfo and check in to your hotel. Tonight, dinner is a superb seafood meal on the harbourfront.

      Overnight: Castellammare del Golfo

      Day 2 - Cooking lesson / Segesta (B, L, D)

      Drive to the south coast for a morning cooking lesson followed by a leisurely lunch. After an afternoon tour of the extraordinary Temple of Segesta, return to Castellammare for dinner.

      Overnight: Castellammare del Golfo

      Day 3 - Palermo (B, D)

      Full day tasting, trying, and experiencing the street food of Palermo with our expert street food guide, Francesca Lombardo. Although there is no ‘official’ lunch included, there will be plenty of specialities and treats!

      Overnight: Castellammare del Golfo

      Day 4 - Planeta Winery Cantina Ulmo (B, L)

      Visit Planeta Winery Cantina Ulmo to tour its vineyard, followed by a wine tasting and lunch. Return to Castellammare for a late afternoon and dinner at your leisure.

      Overnight: Castellammare del Golfo

      Day 5 - Marsala (B, L)

      Morning visit to Marsala Florio Cantina for a tour and tasting, followed by a rather special late farewell seafood lunch at Ristorante da Vittorio. Late afternoon and evening at leisure in Castellammare.

      Overnight: Castellammare del Golfo

      Day 6 - Departure (B)

      Transfer to the airport for departure.

      Prestige Holidays’ booking conditions apply. Price is based on twin/double occupancy. Single rooms are on request at a supplement of £100 — subject to availability. Itinerary may be subject to slight alterations due to operational restrictions. Hotels are subject to change and a hotel of similar standard in the overnight locations may be provided. Flight times are provisional and subject to change due to airline schedules.

      Call us today on 01425 480 600

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