In this page you will find some of the tours and activities available in our area. All these tours are offered by sicilying.com
TREKKING: Cava Celone and Ragusa
Duration:from 9:00 to 16:00
Description: You will have the chance to discover the well know Cave with all their archeological finds,ancient catacombs,rocky churchesand then you will go up to Ibla. Iblais a very barroque cityand you will reach it through the path of our ancestors from Chiaramonte to Ragusa. After this excursion there will be a traditional pic nic lunch repaired by the shadow of the willows and then a little walk through the alleys of the city.
Cost:55€ per person (minimum 4 pax). Pick up included
COOKING CLASS: Sicilian cooking lesson in a noble villa.
Duration:about 3 hours
Description:You will have the chance to discover smells and flavours of the pastthrough recipes transmitted during the centuries and to learn the history and the culture of Sicilian cooking. The cooking lesson will take place at an historical noble Villa dated back to the beginning of the XIX century, in its loggia/veranda or, as an alternative, in the dining room. After the cooking class, you will taste all the prepared dishescoupled with local and selfmade wines. The dishes you may prepare belong toSicilian and Ragusa tradition.Some examples: “arancini” (fried balls), “focaccia” modica style, ricotta cheese ravioli with pork sauce, “caponata” modica style (fried aubergines), fritters with almonds, honey and ricotta cheese.
Meeting point: Ispica
Cost: 57 € per person.
COOKING CLASS: SENSORY EXPERIENCE WITH COOKING CLASS IN SCICLI
Description: Are you ready to improve your culinary skills while learning about herbs and their aromas? Sicilying has arranged a multisensory journey at a local farm where an experienced guide will show you all different kinds of medicinal and ornamental herbs. You will get the chance to touch, smell and eventually eat them. A Cooking Class will follow this sensory experience. A professional Chef will demonstrate the preparation of a full menu. You will cook by yourself tasty dishes using fresh produce and herbs from the garden. The course will be held in a beautiful garden with sea view and a fully equipped kitchen. At the end you will taste the delicious dishes,sip some good local wine and enjoy the breathtaking view. The menu consists of four courses: a fava beans with fennel, cavatelli pasta with “bouquet garnuit”, cow breast rolls;(Modica bread) with laurel, and finally the sweet rice crepe with satra honey..
Cost:140 € per person.
CITY TOUR AND TASTING: Modica tour by train.
Duration: Fullday . from 07.30 to 16.00; Tuesday / Thursday / Saturday .
Description : You will start your tour getting on the train direction to Modica.Breakfast and tasting of the famous chocolate.You will visit the wonderful city of Modica throught stairs and street of this amazing city. After the visit of Modica, example of the Sicilian Barroque, you will return to Ragusa by train and after lunch your guide will show you the city of Ragusa.
Meeting Point:Ragusa Station.
Cost:50.00 euro per person. Minimum number of particpants: 4 pax (includes:Trasport by train, guide, breakfast and chocolate tasting)
CITY TOUR: Modica Tour on board of a Fiat 500
Description:An unconventional Tour of the ancient town of Modicafrom a different point of view: on board of the renowned Fiat 500! This exceptional onehour tourwill give you the chance to visit the city’s most authentic places. In fact, you will discover the historic centre of Modica, known for its baroque buildingssuch as the impressive “ Chiesa Madre di San Giorgio” and the St. Peter’ s Dome. The narrow streets of the historic centre will lead you to some charming spots from which you can admire the Castle of Modica (Castello dei Conti) and the famous Clock Tower. Your expert driver will be happy to answer all your questions about Modica and its neighbourhood! A maximum of 3 people are allowed on board.
Duration: 1 hour
Meeting Point: Modica
Max 3 person for vehicle. Costo: 90€ per vehicle
SPORT & ADVENTURE: Tandem skydive
Description: After a few minutes of training with your instructor, you will be ready to reach 4,200 meters of altitudeby air plane, get your fill of adrenaline …. and jump! You will jump secured to your trainer with a special harness, in total safety. You will feel the emotion of 50 seconds of free fall,you will fly piloting the tandem parachute,doing spirals or direction changing, landing softly on the grass, in the end, thanks to you instructor. Training: 10 minutes training are enough to be ready for your tandem jump with a trainer. During the fall, the trainer will look after to every detail, while you will enjoy one of the most amazing experience of your life!All the trainers are certified by the Italian Ministry for Transportations and they have attended the best training to get their title, using the most modern available equipment.
Area: Caltagirone Siracusa
Cost:from 180€ per person
SPORT & ADVENTURE: Etna Jeep Tour Half Day or Full Day
Duration:Half Day Tour:from 9:00 to 14:30 Duration:Full Day Tour:from 9:00 to 18:30
Description:You will reach one of the most ancient sides o f t h e v o l c a n o f o l l o w i n g s o m e o l d of f – r o a d t r a i l s .Then, after a short trek along the forest,you will get to Valle del Bove where you will enjoy some of the most breathtaking scenery of the entire Sicily. You can choose between a half or full-day tour.
Cost:half day 55€ per person – Full day 70€ per person –minimum number of participants: 2 – pick- up included from Catania or Siracusa.
SPORT & ADVENTURE: Cable car and Cantral Craters tour on Mount Etna
Description:The central craters of Etna are one of the must-sees on a trip to Sicily. This tour will give you the opportunity to admire an incredible panoramic view! Leaving from Refuge Sapienza (Nicolosi – South Etna) in cable car,you will reach an altitude of 2504 metres in just 15 minutes. If you then want to go up to visit the central craters, you will be transported by jeep with a dedicated driver and tour guide. You will relish the unforgettable landscapes characterized by the lava flows of Etna!
You can choose 2 options:
– Cable car return ticket – to arrive at 2504 metres from Refuge Sapienza. The facility operates between 9:00 and 15:45 (17:45 during summer season).
– Tour of the central craters – as well as the journey in cable car (included), you will travel in off-road vehicles to the spectacular central craters, accompanied by a specialised guide. High up above the sea you will witness a unique and breathtaking view. You will discover the true nature of Etna!
Duration of journey in cable car:30 minutes return journey.
Duration of the tour of the central craters pproximately 2 hours.
Area:Etna – Rifugio Sapienza
Cost:Ticket Cable car – 30€ per person – Tour central craters 62€ per person
NATURA: Birdwatching in Vendicari Nature Reserve
Description: The Vendicari Nature Reserve is a wet zone and one of the most important passing places for migratory birdlife in the Mediterranean area. The hike sets off from the entrance in a southerly and northerly direction of the reserve, across marked trails which follow the sandy and rocky coast, allowing us to visit the lagoons and some ex-salt wetlands and to recognize the native flora of salty and dune habitats. Furthermore, it will be possible to watch the migratory and stationary fauna through binoculars in special huts. Besides, it’ll be interesting to visit ancient buildings and archeological remains In the afternoon we will visit Noto,the Sicilian Capital of Barocco, and its monuments, churches and confectioneries.
Duration : from 9:00 to 18:00
Dislivello a piedi in salita: mt 0.
Hiking time: about 4 hours.
Area:Siracusa e Noto
Cost:57€ per person. Minimum number of participants: 2