This journey takes the best of Sicily and two regions of Tuscany so you have the opportunity to meet the local people and see the areas that are not touristed yet. We take in Markets, cook with Chef Antonio. You will experience the difference between Sicily and Mainland Italy. 


3 Nights in Palermo 
3 Nights in Catania 
5 Nights in Barga Tuscany

Airfare to Palermo from Rome 
Airfare to Pisa from Catania 

Cooking Experience in Palermo 

Visiting the following Cities 
Cefalu, Monreale, Market Tour with Chef 
Catania, Mt. Etna, Taormina, Noto, Siracusa 
Florence, Lucca, Cinque Terre, Pisa, Garfagnana, 
Portovenere, Barga, Borgo 

All Meals per the Itinerary 
All Transportation per the Itinerary 
All Sightseeing per the Itinerary     

International Airfare
Travel Insurance 
Tips & Gratuities 





Sicily is warm all year long, so dress in layers. It is cooler in the mornings and the evenings, so carry a warmer wrap. 

There is wonderful shopping in Sicily & in Tuscany. So do not overpack, make room for the wonderful dresses & shoes that you will find. 

Take a smaller suitcase, so everyone's suitcase will fit into the van, or on the train. You have to carry your own luggage on the train. 

Be prepared to walk, bring comfortable walking shoes. I walk a minimum of 10,000 to 15,000 steps a day and that is the best way to see the cities. 

Delight in wearing your summer dresses. Bring your cute clothes.

Do not bring too much products. Italy has wonderful products that are cheaper than you can get in the US.



Unfortunately, things do happen that do not allow you to participate on a tour. First of all, we recommend that you secure Travel Insurance for your protection. We use some 3rd party vendors such as airbnb's, private drivers and guides for our tours. Your initial deposit and your second payment is used to secure your place on this tour. We can not refund these funds as they may have been used to secure your place. The refund policy is as follows: 
1-30 Days Prior to Departure: No Refund Available 
31 to 75 Days Prior to Departure: 50% of the cost will be refunded. 
Over 75 Days:  A $300.00 per person Administration Fee will be retained. This covers the deposits we have made in your behalf to suppliers. 

Dates and Pricing anf Spaces 

May 16 to May 28, 2024
No single supplement   $3500.00 
6 Spaces Available 

September 26 to October 8, 2024
No single supplement   $3500.00 
6 Spaces Available 


Initial Deposit: $300.00  To Hold a Space on this trip

Second Payment: $500.00  30 days after initial deposit

Final Payment due in Full:  90 days Days before Departure.

A statement will be sent monthly with payment updates so you can keep track of your payments. Unpaid Balences beyond the 75 days will be considered a cancellation and the cancelation policy will be inforced. 

TOTAL                               $3500.00
DEPOSIT                               300.00
SECOND PAYMENT           500.00
BALANCE DUE                 $2700.00