Food & Wine: Southern Italy & Sicily
- Duration: 13 or 15 days
- Group size: 14-28
- Reviews: 39
Fresh and bright, Southern Italian cuisine is a direct offshoot of the region’s pleasant weather, Mediterranean influences, and laid-back lifestyle. Long summers bring bountiful tomato harvests—and the red sauces, pizzas, and salads that most diners associate with Italian cooking. Explore the region’s best tastes in the undiscovered coastal towns and tucked-away villages where staples like olive oil and wine are lovingly produced.
- 11 nights in handpicked hotels
- 11 breakfasts
- 2 lunches
- 6 dinners with beer or wine
- 3 wine tastings
- Baroque Noto
- Avola wine region
- Italian contessa dinner
- Sassi di Matera cave dwellings
- Campanian cooking lesson
I am a little late in writing this as we went on this tour a year ago, but we are still reveling in the memories of it. I has been on 5 previous tours with Go Ahead, all walking tours and all excellent, but this tour exceeded all expectations! First of all, the itinerary is outstanding. Every day...
If you are looking for a food and wine experience along with some history, this is the tour for you. We visited so many amazing places that aren't on the touristic map. I definitely recommend the Mt. Etna wine tasting and dinner excursion. I was happy with all of the excursions, but that one stood o...
WOW! This tour was incredible! While Food & Wine were the stars of the tour, the cities, villages, sights and history were the Heart of the tour. Every day was a new adventure - a feast for the eyes and heaven for the palate. Our group learned how the grapes of each region determined the wine and ...
Fantastic Tour! Our Tour Director, Carmelo was incredible. He was kind, accommodating, knowledgeable and fun. He helped us to understand the difference between our culture in the US and Italy, shared personal stories about his life in Italy and truly brought the itinerary for life. The Tour Directo...
What a trip our wine and food tour of Southern Italy turned out to be! all of my friends have asked about it after the wonderful pictures and posts I put on FB. I honestly don't think there was any way we could have had more fun. We had a great group of people whom I love to tour with again. Carmell...
Here's the nitty-gritty—where you’ll stay, how you’ll get there, and what to know about your destination before you go.
We handpick every hotel to strike the balance of comfort, location, and local charm. Specific accommodations will vary based on your departure date, but these are frequently used hotels for this tour and we're confident you'll be satisfied.
This modern hotel is located in the Metropolitan neighborhood. Guests enjoy a fitness center, a rooftop bar, and a rooftop restaurant. Nearby, you’ll ...
This elegant hotel is located in Maierato municipality of Calabria. Guests enjoy free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, and a restaurant. Nearby, you'll find C...
This classical hotel is located in the City Centre of Matera. Guests enjoy WiFi, a bar-café, and minibar. Nearby, you'll find Craco, Museo Musma, and ...
This sleek hotel is located in the historic center. Guests enjoy a covered garden, a bar, and WiFi. Nearby, you’ll find the Roman Theatre, the Arco di...
This seaside hotel is located in the town of Vietri sul Mare. Guests enjoy a private beach, nightclub, and pool table. Nearby, you’ll find the Path of...
This modern hotel is located in the historical center. Guests enjoy a restaurant, a lounge bar, and meeting space. Nearby you’ll find Castel Nuovo, th...
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