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After just few days of staying, your heart will remain in Sicily. Over the centuries, Sicily has refined a portfolio of scrumptious dishes to entice you. The rich soil, geographical location and favorable temperatures, make this destination a must on your bucket list for walking, yoga, and culinary exploration. This rugged island delivers the true essence of Mediterranean living. Life is passionately enjoyed at a slow pace. Escorted divine tours with Via Mondo guides will introduce you to the lives of warm, jovial Sicilians, who reside along the sea and in the villages, high in the mountains.
Every night, you will look forward to a peaceful evening in the regions best sleeping quarters. Depending on the area, you will stay at a hotel, bed and breakfast, villa, or a royal estate. Every tour has 3 or 4 star trip accommodations, handpicked for the location, customer service and authentic regional flare. You will be accommodated in shared double rooms, or private rooms for an additional single supplement.
Hotel Carasco is located directly on the sea, with a swimming pool and panoramic views. A family owns and operates the hotel and resort with full-service restaurant and bar. An oasis among the ancient Islands of Aeolian.
With its infinity pool, complete with bar service and Jacuzzi facing the Aeolian Islands, as well as with a modern wellness center, Hotel Il Parco degli Ulivi is the right choice for guests looking for a revitalizing stay, filled with quietness and peace, in stylish and refined 3-star rooms.
Hotel Villa Belvedere is ideal if you are looking for an enchanting and relaxing oasis, surrounded by a luxuriant garden with tall palm trees, rambling bougainvillea and jasmine, colorful hibiscus shrubs, lemon and orange trees, and flowers always in bloom. Rooms are elegantly furnished with warm soft colors and offer every comfort, including free Wi-Fi.
This culinary yoga vacation will take place in and around Sicily, Italy.
Turn your head to the north and see the vast royal blue sea. Turn your head to face the south, for endless views of mountains and valleys intertwined together. The mountains tie into the valleys, with a string of vineyards, olive groves, and fruit orchards. Without a doubt, your guided walks can take you to the best pastries in all of Italy. This culinary delight, outdoor adventure, and escorted getaway, will take you to the depths of fine, but simple living of Sicily.
During your gourmet and yoga vacations, you will be delighted with daily delicious breakfast, five tasting lunches, and five scrumptious dinners, perfectly completed with wine. One of your lunches will take place in the natural scenario of Lipari and another at a farmhouse. You will have the chance to try Italian delicacies such as Italian pies and the famous arancini (fried rice balls), as well as special regional dishes and wines, like Malvasia. You will also have the opportunity to learn some Sicilian cooking tips in a cooking session, with a trattoria's cook. Then, have the chance to explore and discover local cuisine on your own. Of course, your tour guides are on hand to provide suggestions and offer their favorite restaurants in the area.
Several massages and spa treatments are offered to pamper yourself during this vacation. Please, send an inquiry to Via Mondo for assistance in booking extra massages or treatments, at an additional cost.
Please arrive at Catania International Airport (CTA), Palermo Airport (PMO), Trapani Airport (TPS), or Comiso Airport (CIY).