Italy’s Largest Island
Sicily, the largest island of Italy, holds over 3,000 years of history and tradition. The rugged yet picturesque landscape found here vibrates with the essence of the past. Sicily offers glamour comparable to none, thanks to its incredible architecture and a wide variety of gastronomic delights.
Catania and Syracuse are two cities that define the ethos of Sicily. With its vibrant and metropolitan atmosphere, Catania sits at the foot of Mount Etna, Europe’s most active volcano, and is often witness to spectacular displays of light. Syracuse is one of the most beautiful gems in Sicily, with its buzzing urban section and the historically affluent and charming neighborhood of Ortigia, a small island. Layers of Greek ruins, Baroque monuments, and beautiful streetscapes epitomize Sicily’s historical importance.
Your group of four will stay for thee nights in Catania and three nights in Syracuse in lovely 2-bedroom. 2-bathroom apartments. These homes away from home include sitting rooms and kitchens, and the properties are located near the most important attractions of each city.
The four of you will head out to explore Etna, the highest and most active volcano in Europe on an exhilarating tour with a private guide. Here you will climb up the volcano in a 4x4 Jeep, viewing the old lava flows and craters while you admire the stunning volcanic landscape. Then, on the way back down, you will stop by one of the famous wineries located right on the slopes of the volcano and enjoy a fabulous wine-tasting experience and delicious meal. Wine lovers appreciate Etna’s famous volcanic wines across the world for their spectacular mineral content and freshness.
Then, when you are in Sicily, the four of you will have a delicious three-hour gastronomic walking tour, tasting some of the unique delicacies of the region while making your way through this remarkable cit.! Along the way, you will see the historical center of town, which is home to impressive piazzas, incredible buildings, fountains, and churches built in the dramatic Baroque style. Molto gusto!
- 6 nights, 7 days in Sicily (3 nights in Catania, 3 nights in Syracuse)
- 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms accommodate 4 people
- A full-day private Jeep tour for 4 of Etna Volcano, including a winery visit and tasting
- A private gastronomic walking tour of Syracuse for 4
- Final cleaning and utilities
- Personalized booking and concierge service
24 months to travel and booking must be made within 6 months of event date. Subject to availability. Package redemption voucher will be emailed to the winner and will be needed when contacting the concierge department for booking your travel. Airfare is not included, unless otherwise noted. All certificates should be handled with care as they are the same as cash and non-refundable. Cannot be resold. Blackout dates are the weeks of Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years and any other periods indicated within the package description.