Spotlight on Sicily

                                         Walking & Culinary Tours

Experience Sicily from the inside and take advantage of our special offer
for Dream of Italy  readers


  • Save $100 per person
  •  Enjoy a complimentary stay in a 4-star hotel the night before your tour
  • Get in the mood with a bottle of extra virgin Sicilian olive oil, delivered to your home


Offer valid for sign-ups by May 30, 2014 on the following tours: 





  • Purge your soul at the Greek theatre in Taormina, and walk the black lava fields of the fiery Etna volcano where the Cyclops once lived
  • Follow an ancient Greek road along the protected coast of Vendicari, where flamingos rest by a turquoise sea
  • Meet Contessa Notarbartolo, descendant of the Sicilian aristocracy, and taste traditional cudurruni baked in a wood-fired oven at her country house
  • Stroll to the Temple of Concordia, one of the best preserved Greek temples in the world in Agrigento
  • Slip backstage for an insider look at a Sicilian puppet theatre, learn how Alfredo & Daniel handcraft each puppet, and watch a rollicking show


Join us October 6-14, 2014 and see why this tour was selected by National Geographic Traveler, as one of "50 Tours of a Lifetime."


E-mail us to sign-up by May 30, 2014 for this great special offer.


Prefer a culinary tour with hands on cooking?


Choose Savoring Sicily, October 20-26






Savoring Sicily Culinary Tour Highlights:


  • Meet the chef of a 2-star Michelin restaurant, and feast on his creative cuisine during a leisurely lunch in true Sicilian fashion
  • Visit the cutting edge cellars of the Donnafugata winery, and taste wines inspired by The Leopard 
  • Plunge into the wild food market in Catania, resisting the temptation to buy a whole octopus, and participate in hands-on cooking in the kitchen of a friendly chef
  • Trace Sicily's turbulent history through its delectable sweets, from ancient ricotta to Moorish cassata, regal Norman marzipan to spicy Spanish chocolate
  • Pick olives and watch them being pressed, breathe in the fruity fragrance of new green oil, then pour it over rustic pane nero for a lunch of the gods


E-mail us to sign-up by May 30, 2014 for this great special offer.




About Italian Connection Tours  



Anita Iaconangelo, who lives in Sicily, founded Italian Connection Tours in 1992. She will be your tour leader as well as hosting you to a festive lunch in her home. Italian Connection's local contacts and insider expertise make these tours unique. Travel in a small like-minded group and discover an Italy you'd never find on your own.




Can't travel with us on these dates? Email us to book a private custom tour, or sign-up for our free newsletter with special offers on future tours, Italy travel tips, and recipes.


We look forward to hosting you in Sicily in October!



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