the wine heritage of Sicily

A tour celebrating Sicily’s cultivation of fine wines, culture, traditions, and great food.

Set your sights on this enchanting 11-day journey through Sicily, blending exquisite wines, culture, tradition, and delectable cuisine with the sea and mountains. Hosted by one of Fufluns’ experienced local wine expert guides, this once-in-a-lifetime itinerary offers a comprehensive journey into the viticultural and cultural heritage, as well as the sights, sounds, and tastes, of Italy’s beloved Sicily.


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Exclusive Tours and Tastings
Explore fine wineries and boutique, family-owned estates in Etna, Marsala, and Cerasuolo di Vittoria, tasting new releases and coveted library selections, meeting with vignerons, and uncovering a real taste of Sicily’s authentic wine heritage.

Fine, Authentic Meals
Savor Sicily’s culinary expertise at Michelin-starred restaurants, winery estates, and authentic family-owned establishments.

Curated Experiences
Visit several medieval villages, mingle with locals, sample locally made aperitifs, and explore the hidden corners of Sicily beyond the typical tourist areas.

High-end Retreats
Unwind in deluxe accommodations each night, from family-run retreats to luxury hotels and wine resorts.

Deluxe Transportation
Enjoy the comfort of a chauffeured minivan or luxury minibus as you explore wine country as a local VIP.


Benanti, Passopisciaro, Graci, Tenuta di Fessina, Pupillo, Marco de Bartoli, Cantine Florio, Tasca d’Almerita, Arianna Occhipinti, Cos, Valle dell’Acate, Donnafugata, Planeta estates.

Plus, many more estates…

Given our deep roots and connection in the Italian world of wine, winery owners are delighted to open their doors to our guests. Our wine explorations offer a unique blend of classic experiences at premium wineries and authentic experiences at lesser-known, hidden gems, creating memorable wine journeys.

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Days 1 – 2: Catania

After landing into CATANIA, you’ll check into your exclusive hotel retreat, where you’ll stay for four nights. The first night, dine on typical Sicilian fare with local wine at one of the nearby casual Risto Bristrots. In the morning, following breakfast at the hotel, you’ll depart for SIRACUSA to relish a leisurely afternoon of wine and local food at a family-run winery. Up next is the Archaeological Park of Siracusa, home to a plethora of ancient monuments, including a Greek theater, Roman amphitheater, and stone quarries. Later in the day, you’ll venture on a guided tour of Siracusa, with free time on the sweet island of ORTIGIA to explore and dine on your own.

Day 3: Taormina

On day three, you’ll head to the colorful, boisterous fish market of Catania before boarding the bus to TAORMINA, inarguably one of the most beautiful and magical places in the world. The charming town is located on a rocky plateau of Mount Tauro overlooking the Ionian Sea, where tourists from all around the globe come to explore its historical and cultural heritage, as well as its beautiful natural scenery. After lunch, enjoy a guided visit of the historical monuments in Taormina before heading back to spend a free night in Catania.

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Days 4 – 6: Etna Volcano & Caltagirone

Adventure-seekers will revel in day four’s Jeep excursion to the ETNA VOLCANO, exploring its unique landscapes of craters and lava. This rising star wine region of Etna is an incredible destination for wine collectors and amateurs alike, offering the opportunity to sample authentic wines made from such grapes as Caricante, Nerello Cappuccio, and Nerello Mascalese. Lunch and wine tastings at two boutique, family-owned wineries are to follow, with time to continue exploring Catania at your leisure. The next day, you’ll depart Catania for the village of CALTAGIRONE, known for its pottery and terracotta sculptures. Stop at a local winery just outside of town before heading to NISCEMI, where you’ll check into a beautiful and authentic wine resort for two nights. Dinner night five will be at the estate, allowing for time to relax and unwind. Day six will find you savoring the acclaimed wine and olive oils of Sicily’s Cerasuolo di Vittoria wine district, known for its grapes Frappato and Nero d’Avola, starting with a visit to an olive press. A gourmet lunch and winery experiences are to follow, concluding with an evening spent dining at the hotel.

Days 7 – 8: Agrigento & Sambuca di Sicilia

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before heading out for lunch at a family winery, followed by time in AGRIGENTO. One of the oldest cities in Sicily, this UNESCO World Heritage Site features an enchanting art and archaeological heritage. Tour the Valley of the Temples before departing to your luxury accommodations in MENFI, a small agricultural town surrounded by vine-covered hills that descend to white sand beaches below. A relaxing morning will set the stage for a leisurely day ahead, complete with a light lunch at an acclaimed winery, where you’ll dine overlooking the vines, and a trip to SAMBUCA DI SICILIA, a beautiful hillside village that’s part of “I Borghi più Belli d’Italia” (Italy’s most beautiful hamlets). Capping off this enriching afternoon will be a light dinner at the hotel, with plenty of downtime to relax.


Days 9 – 11: Isola di Mozia, Marsala & Palermo

On the ninth day, you’ll enjoy spectacular views from your private boat tour to ISOLA DI MOZIA, an island located off the northwestern tip of Sicily. Explore the Phoenician colony of Mozia before venturing to a fine winery in MARSALA, a coastal town known for its ancient ruins and fortified wine. Following a delicious lunch and tastings of the ancient marsala wine, it’s time to experience the metropolitan city of PALERMO, where you’ll spend the next two nights in an authentic hotel, palace, or retreat. Here, you’ll embark on a guided tour of the 2,700-year-old city, visiting its iconic Cathedral and the Teatro Massimo, as well as to its famous street food market, Ballaro, for lunch. It’s a great chance to meet people in the local community, from fishermen and butchers to artists and artisans. After some free time to wander about this bustling city, you’ll gather for a farewell dinner in one of Palermo’s beloved family-run restaurants before your departure the next day out of the Palermo Airport.

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