TASTY SUITCASE   Culinary Tours to Italy

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DETAILED ITINERARIES

DETAILED ITINERARY  for SICILY TOUR 


Aug 28 - Sept 7, 2019      



 

Aug 28,2019        Arrival at Catania Airport

                      Transfer to the Hotel and Dinner

 

Aug 29,2019           Breakfast

                       Visit Herbs Farm Gli Aromi– Lunch

                       Afternoon

                        Visit Scicli and its Baroque Palaces

                        Dinner at Hotel

 

Aug 30,2019           Breakfast

                       Visit  Riserva Naturale Vendicari.     (possible swim?)          

                       Lunch at Marzamemi ( La Cialoma).

                       Afternoon in  Noto, visit town , taste cannoli

                       Dinner at Hotel

 

Aug 31,2019          Breakfast

                       Ricotta and Cheese Making on the farm premises of the hotel ( taste)

                       Afternoon Relax

                       Visit Ragusa Ibla

                       Dinner at Restaurant La Timpa ( an old mill in a cave)

 

Sept 1,2019           Breakfast

                       Cooking Class with Chef – 4 hours

                       Lunch and Relax

                       Visit Cantina Gulfi (taste) Winery

                       Visit Villa Zottopera (taste) Olive Oils

                       Dinner at Hotel

 

Sept 2,2019            Breakfast

                       Cooking Class with Chef

                       Lunch

                       Visit Modica and Oldest Chocolate Shop Bonajuto ( watch chocolate making, taste and purchase)

                       Dinner at Hotel

             

Sept 3,2019           Breakfast

                       Cooking Class with Chef

                       Lunch

                       Visit Castle in Donnafugata

                       Sea side walk in Marina di Ragusa with ice cream tasting

                       Dinner in Donnalucata

 

Sept 4,2019           Breakfast         

                       Mt Etna, visit an active volcano

                       Lunch (free)

                       Afternoon in Taormina, Greek Theatre and shopping in town

                       Dinner at Hotel

 

Sept 5           Breakfast

                       Visit Syracuse Morning and Afternoon (Greek ruins,amphiteatre and more)

                       Lunch at Don Camillo

                       Dinner at Hotel

 

Sept 6,2019          Breakfast

                       Visit Piazza Armerina Morning ( Roman Mosaics)

                       Lunch at local restaurant

                       Visit Caltagirone and Ceramic Making

                       Dinner at Hotel

 

 

Sept 7,2019         Breakfast

                      Depart Hotel

                      Reach Airport. Your tour Escort will see you off until you pass the security area.


This is a tentative itinerary. A lot of what is planned might change due to weather, strikes, opening and closing times of churches, monuments and stores. We will try to be as close as possible to what is stated in this itinerary, but always remember that your safety, well being and satisfaction are our utmost priority. Bear with us if and when there should be some sudden changes for unforeseen circumstances.


Credit Cards are widely accepted but you also want to bring some cash with you for small things such as tips, drinks, coffee and so on……Electricity in Italy is 220V, it is recommended that you bring with you a power converter. Make sure your Phone Carrier is available in Europe.For any questions you might have, feel free to ask Chef Cinzia Cripe who will be your tour escort. (ccripe@mytastyvenues.com)


Your tour escort will always be with you even when we will have a tour guide, so relax and enjoy the tour!



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DETAILED ITINERARY FOR SICILY TOUR 

Dec 28, 2019 to Jan 7, 2020


 


DEC 28, 2019

Arrivals at Catania Airport

3 pm Transfer to Eremo della Giubiliana Resort

Relax, get accustomed with property, freshen up, nap

8 pm Dinner at hotel



DEC 29, 2019

 

Breakfast at Hotel

Transfer to Scicli and visit the farm “Gli Aromi”, herbs and more

Lunch at typical restaurant on the coast

Afternoon visit Scicli, UNESCO Heritage Sight,  with tour guide Sal Pisani

Dinner at hotel


 

DEC 30, 2019

 

Breakfast at hotel

Morning: Ricotta Making at Eremo Estate and light lunch on the farm premises

Afternoon transfer to Ibla with tour guide for visiting town

Dinner at LA TIMPA ( old mill in a cave)

Return to Hotel


DEC 31, 2019

 

Breakfast at hotel

Visit CUTRERA ( olive oil and several products)

Visit Cantina GULFI with Lunch (winery)

Return to hotel

Relax, nap, read………………night will be long!

8 pm Social hour

9pm Grand Soiree’ with Dinner at hotel

Special End of the Year dinner and Entertainment while waiting for midnight to welcome 2020 !


 

JAN 1, 2020


Sleep in! you deserve it!

11.30 am Brunch at hotel

Afternoon transfer to Noto to visit town with guide and taste best cannoli in the world ( Pastry Shop by Corrado Assenza. Check it out on NETFLIX)

Return to hotel

Dinner at hotel


 

JAN 2, 2020


Breakfast at hotel

Transfer to Syracuse with tour guide

Visit Greek Ruins

Lunch at Don Camillo ( Michelin Star restaurant)

Visit Ortigia island and Cathedral

Dinner at hotel



 

JAN 3, 2020


Breakfast at hotel

Visit Taormina, Greek Theatre

Lunch free and afternoon free for  shopping

Return to hotel

Dinner at hotel


 

JAN 4, 2020


Breakfast at hotel

11 am Cooking Class with the Chef

Lunch

3pm Visit Modica

          Cloister, San Giorgio Cathedral

          Bonajuto for Chocolate Making, Tasting and Purchase (if desired)

8 pm Dinner at hotel


 

JAN 5, 2020


Breakfast at hotel

Transfer to Piazza Armerina ( Roman Mosaics)

Lunch AL FOGHER

Afternoon in Caltagirone ( ceramics)

Dinner at Hotel


 

JAN 6, 2020

Breakfast at hotel

Morning by the seaside with lunch in Donnalucata.

Afternoon stroll with Ice Cream

( in case of shopping needed let Tour Escort know).

Pack for tomorrow.

Early dinner at hotel and goodbyes



JAN 7, 2020


Breakfast at hotel

Check out and depart to Catania.

Arrive Catania airport.
Your tour Escort will help you with all the procedures and see you off until Security Check.

 

 

This is a tentative itinerary. A lot of what is planned might change due to weather, strikes, opening and closing times of churches, monuments and stores. We will try to be as close as possible to what is stated in this itinerary, but always remember that your safety, well being and satisfaction are our utmost priority. Bear with us if and when there should be some sudden changes for unforeseen circumstances.


Credit Cards are widely accepted but you also want to bring some cash with you for small things such as tips, drinks, coffee and so on……Electricity in Italy is 220V, it is recommended that you bring with you a power converter. Make sure your Phone Carrier is available in Europe.For any questions you might have, feel free to ask Chef Cinzia Cripe who will be your tour escort. (ccripe@mytastyvenues.com)


Your tour escort will always be with you even when we will have a tour guide, so relax and enjoy the tour!