Italians famously like to boast ‘Vedi Napoli e poi muori,’ or ‘see Naples and die’. Yet such absolutism could be applied just as easily to Sicily, one of Italy’s most captivating and beautiful regions. The largest island in the Mediterranean, Sicily is located at a crossroads and was a magnet for colonists and invaders from […]
People always ask us “when is the best time to come to the wine country?” and the answer we always give is May or June for good weather and fewer crowds and of course September and October during the harvest time. Often, however, those months might not correspond to the vacation time available to you! […]
Off the beaten track in Sicily: Strada del Vino dei Castelli Nisseni By Simona Piccinelli, Italy Wine Tours Specialist I was invited this autumn to visit the “wine roads” (Strada del Vino) of Castelli Nisseni recently in southeastern Sicily, and couldn’t refuse. Sicily is one of my favorite places in Italy, if not in Europe. […]
Sicily is a fascinating place to visit and actually merits MANY visits as there is simply so much to see and do. For a small taste of ideas for touring in Sicily- ski volcanic Mount Etna; see a lava “show” on Stromboli in the Aeolian islands; taste wine all over the island from Marsala to […]
We have long loved the Aeolian Islands in Sicily for their dramatic beauty and heart-stopping scenery including their volcanoes “fireworks shows”. It was a recent research trip to these islands again, where we discovered that apart from stunning beauty and some of our favorite luxury hotels, they are also home to some of Sicily´s most […]
In Sicily´s Baroque Val di Noto you´ll discover the tiny town of Modica. Modica is on the map for worldwide foodies as apart from being a beguiling village already worthy of a visit, it is also home to one of the best chocolate companies in Italy (a country with an amazing chocolate tradition), the beloved […]
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Cellar Tours is a Luxury Travel Specialist, operating since 2003 and offering exclusive Mercedes chauffeured Gourmet Vacations in Chile, France, Italy, Ireland, Portugal, South Africa, and Spain. We specialize in luxurious custom designed vacations, events and incentives related to food and wine. We are proud members of Slow Food, UNAV (Travel Agency Association in Spain), and the IACP (International Association of Culinary Professionals).