3 Days Biking and Culinary Holidays in Sicily, Italy

Food and Wine Holidays in Italy

Enjoy a special weekend in Italy, where you will see the best of this beautiful country. During this culinary holiday, you will taste the delicious Cerasuolo di Vittoria wine, the unique with Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita in Sicily (DOCG). Additionally, you will have a chance to pedal along the beautiful route of Cerasuolo di Vittoria and taste the famous chocolate of Modica. This unforgettable experience is waiting for you!

Highlights

  • Visit local wineries
  • Chocolate tasting in Modica
  • Wine tastings with typical products
  • Go on a bike tour with an authorized cycling guide
  • The rental of bike and helmet are included
  • Delicious breakfasts and light lunches
  • 2 nights accommodation

Skill level

  • Beginner

Styles


2 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: Italian, English
The maximum participants in the group is 12
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Accommodation

Check-in Time:
14:00
Check-out Time:
10:30

During your holiday, you will stay in double room in a four-star hotel, boutique hotel, or country resort in Ragusa.

Program

Day 1: Friday

Upon arrival in Ragusa Ibla with your own car, check in at the hotel. You will have free time to stroll around the nice village and enjoy dinner on your own.

Day 2: Saturday

In the morning, after a guided tour of Modica, join a demonstration of chocolate processing and taste some chocolate. Transfer to Vittoria, where you will enjoy a wine tasting and a delicious light lunch with wine tasting at the farm Azienda Agricola Arianna Occhipinti. The rest of the afternoon will be free to enjoy it as you wish.

Day 3: Sunday

After breakfast and checkout, depart to Chiaramonte Gulfi. Visit Azienda Agricola Pianogrillo and the winery and enjoy a tasting of their products. Meeting with the cycling guide, you will pick up your bike and depart for a bike tour along the routes of Cerasuolo di Vittoria. The guide will be with you for the duration of the tour, which is about four hours. %You will reach Feudo Santa Tresa Winery, in Vittoria, for a visit, light lunch, and wine tasting. Once the bicycle is returned, you will have some free time before departure.

Included excursions

  • Guided tour of Modica and chocolate processing demonstration
  • Half-day bike tour
  • Visit to Avide Winery and tasting
  • Visit to Azienda Agricola Arianna Occhipinti and tasting
  • Visit to Azienda Agricola Pianogrillo and tasting
  • Visit to Feudo Santa Tresa winery and tasting

Location

This culinary holiday will take place in Ragusa province, Sicily, Italy.

Features

Activities

  • Cycling
  • Wine tasting

Food

The Sicilian land has lived for centuries the domination of many people who have left indeleble marks in the territory, the culture, and of course, the food. Here, you will find an endless variety of gourmet products of excellence and taste the flavors handed down over the centuries in a cuisine that combines European and Arab cultures.

Called The Land of Sun for its wonderful climate and unique configuration of the land, Sicily is also rich in in indigenous and international vineyards that have favored the birth and development of many wineries and excellent wines.

During this culinary holiday, breakfast and a light lunch will be served on Saturday and Sunday. A chocolate tasting, as well as the wine tastings in four different wineries are also included in the cost.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Brunch
  • Snacks
  • Drinks

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Organic
  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

What's included

  • 2 delicious light lunches
  • 2 nights accommodation
  • 3 wine tastings with typical products
  • Bike and helmet rental
  • Bike tour with an authorized cycling guide
  • Cold demonstration of Modica’s chocolate processing and tasting
  • Daily breakfast
  • Guided visit to Modica
  • Visit to three wineries of Strada del vino del Cerasuolo di Vittoria

What's not included

  • Car rental or transfers
  • City tax to be paid at the hotel
  • Dinners
  • Entrance fees to monuments, museums, or similar where needed
  • Flights to and from Sicily
  • Optional health and luggage insurance
  • Optional travel cancellation insurance
  • Single room supplement

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Catania - Fontanarossa Airport (CTA) or Comiso Airport (CIY). Transfer by minivan from and to these airports is available upon request at an additional cost. If you prefer, you can rent a car to transport yourself.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 35% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 31 days before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid 30 days before arrival.
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Availability

This vacation is available on July, September, and October, with arrival on Friday.

Sunday October 21, 2018
(3 days / 2 nights)

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