Luxury Tour of Sicily

October 8 - 15, 2021

About

Explore the magnificent land of Sicily with an history that stretches far back before the Greeks and Romans to a tangled web of myths and legends which are intrinsically linked to the island’s culture and geography.
Discover the Sicilian cuisine with its Greeks, Romans, Arabs, French and Spanish influence. It will be an adventure of a lifetime.

Price per person - small group:

Double Room $5,990

Double Single Use $6,590

Tour is guaranteed with a min. of 8 participants

For you and your dog: 

Discover Sicily with your dog

Visit four UNESCO sites, drive a 500 Fiat car and ride a Jeep up Mt Etna... all with your pet by your side!

Taste Sicilian delicacies

Exclusive wine experiences, a cooking class with a Michelin chef, Modica chocolate tastings for you and dry beef tastings for your dog... and many, many more delicious surprises!

Unique & authentic experiences

A private concert by a noble Sicilian lady, a boat tour in Taormina and a pet photoshoot... discover all we have in store for you and your pet. 

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Day 1: Welcome to Sicily!

Palermo airport - Castelbuono

Wine cellar visit & tasting

Follow your guide through the charming town of Castelbuono

DAY 1: Arrival at Palermo airport
DAY 1: Arrival at Palermo airport

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DAY1: Relais S. Anastasia
DAY1: Relais S. Anastasia

Relixing time at the Relais S. Anastasia

DAY 1: Santa Anastasia Cellars
DAY 1: Santa Anastasia Cellars

Wine tasting at the cellars

DAY 1: Arrival at Palermo airport
DAY 1: Arrival at Palermo airport

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Meeting point at the Palermo airport and let your adventure begin! You will be transferred to your beautiful resort. Afternoon visit of the medieval village of Castelbuono. Back to the resort for a wine tasting of organic wines.

Included services of today:​

  • Transportation with deluxe minibus

  • Guided visit in Castelbuono with your dog

  • Tastings of typical products

  • Wine tour in Relais S. Anastasia

  • Accommodation at the Relais S. Anastasia

  • Welcome dinner at Relais S. Anastasia - 3 course meal with wine

  • Homemade gourmet dog lunch & dinner

Day 2: Explore Palermo

Palermo - Mondello

Street food and sunset dinner on the beach

Exclusive visit of Palermo and the Conti Federico Palace

DAY 2: Palermo
DAY 2: Palermo

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DAY 2: Street food Palermo Arancini
DAY 2: Street food Palermo Arancini

Enjoy the famous street food in Palermo

DAY 2: Palazzo Conte Federico II
DAY 2: Palazzo Conte Federico II

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DAY 2: Palermo
DAY 2: Palermo

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Today you will enjoy a guided tour of the capital of Sicily, Palermo. Exclusive visit of an ancient palace guided by the Noble family still residing on the premises. Enjoy a fun Sicilian street food tour and taste local specialties like 'panelle' and ìsfincione' pizza. Your evening will feature a dinner by the sea in Mondello with a sunset on the beach!

 

Included services of today:

  • Breakfast at the hotel

  • Transportation with deluxe minibus

  • Guided visit of Palermo with your dog

  • Street food tour in Palermo

  • Visit of Palazzo Conti Federico

  • Dinner on the beach of Mondello

  • Accommodation at the Relais S. Anastasia

  • Homemade gourmet dog lunch & dinner

Day 3: Agrigento

Agrigento - the Valley of the Temples - Ragusa

Have a special lunch on a terrace with temple view

Enjoy a tour of the Greek temples

DAY 3: Valle dei Templi
DAY 3: Valle dei Templi

Visit of the Valley of the Temples in Sicily.

DAY 3: Lunch in Agrigento
DAY 3: Lunch in Agrigento

Spectacular lunch in Agrigento with a view

DAY 3: Hotel S. Giorgio Palace -Ragusa
DAY 3: Hotel S. Giorgio Palace -Ragusa

Arrival at the hotel in Modica, Sicily

DAY 3: Valle dei Templi
DAY 3: Valle dei Templi

Visit of the Valley of the Temples in Sicily.

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After breakfast you will visit your first UNESCO site, the Valley of the Temples, in Agrigento. Sicilian gourmet lunch on a terrace with view of the Temple of Concordia. The tour continues by reaching another UNESCO site, Ragusa. Slow walk of the historical center and gourmet dinner at a local restaurant. 
 

Included services of today:

  • Breakfast at the hotel

  • Transportation with deluxe minibus

  • Guided visit of the Valley of the Temples with your dog

  • Lunch on a reserved area - 3 course meal with wine

  • Visit of Ragusa with your dog

  • Accommodation at the Hotel S. Giorgio Palace

  • Dinner - 3 course meal with wine

  • Homemade gourmet dog lunch & dinner

Day 4: Visit Modica

Modica

Chocolate tasting for you & dry beef tasting for your dog!

Visit Modica by vintage car & Enjoy a private concert

DAY 4: Visit Modica in Sicily
DAY 4: Visit Modica in Sicily

Tour in Modica, the baroque style in Sicily

DAY 4: Fiat 500 tour of Modica
DAY 4: Fiat 500 tour of Modica

Tour of Modica with a vintage 500 Fiat Car

DAY 4: Private concert
DAY 4: Private concert

Enjoy a private concert and aperitif at the Castle

DAY 4: Visit Modica in Sicily
DAY 4: Visit Modica in Sicily

Tour in Modica, the baroque style in Sicily

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Your day will start a visit of the town of Modica by driving a vintage Fiat 500 car! To follow, a tour of a chocolate factory with tastings as well as dry beef tastings for your dog. In the afternoon, you will return to Ragusa to visit the splendid palace of a local noble family. After an aperitif, join the noble lady in her theatre for a private short opera concert.

Evening at leisure in the charming town of Ragusa.

Included services of today:

  • Breakfast at the hotel

  • Transportation with deluxe minibus to Florence

  • Visit of Modica with your dog

  • 500 Fiat car tour

  • Lunch in an Osteria - 3 course meal with wine

  • Homemade dry beef tastings for dogs

  • Chocolate tastings

  • Visit of Victoria di Quattro's palace with light dinner & private concert

  • Accommodation at the Hotel San Giorgio Palace

  • Homemade gourmet dog dinner

Day 5: Ortigia

Ortigia island

Sicilian specialties & Outdoor dinner event

Visit of Ortigia island & the Palmento wine house

DAY 5: Ortigia
DAY 5: Ortigia

Visit the island of Ortigia during your pet-friendy tour of Sicily

DAY 5: Dinner in ancient Palmento Sicily
DAY 5: Dinner in ancient Palmento Sicily

Taste Sicilian specialties at an original Palmento in Sicily

DAY 5: Dinner in ancient Palmento Sicily
DAY 5: Dinner in ancient Palmento Sicily

Taste Sicilian specialties at an original Palmento in Sicily

DAY 5: Ortigia
DAY 5: Ortigia

Visit the island of Ortigia during your pet-friendy tour of Sicily

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Another UNESCO site is on the list today! You will have a guided tour of the small baroque island of Ortigia. Visit its local market and the magnificent historical center. Lunch at a local restaurant and time for your professional photoshoot sessions with your dog. In the afternoon, you will arrive at the footsteps of the Etna volcano where you will check in at the resort. Dinner in an ancient home - the Palmento - with delicious Sicilian fingerfood specialties!

Included services of today:

  • Breakfast at the hotel

  • Transportation with deluxe minibus

  • Visit of Ortigia with your dog

  • Lunch - 3 course meal with wine

  • 30 minutes photoshoot day with your dog

  • Accommodation at the Grand Hotel Villa Itria

  • Dinner at 'Palmento' - 3 course meal with wine

  • Homemade gourmet dog lunch & dinner

Day 6: On the Mount Etna!

Mount Etna - Taormina

Mount Etna wine tasting & Dinner with a view

Jeep excursion to Mount Etna & Wine tasting

DAY 6: Tour of the Etna Volcano
DAY 6: Tour of the Etna Volcano

Board an off road car and go all the way up of teh Etna Volcano in Sicily

DAY 6: Tour of the Etna Volcano
DAY 6: Tour of the Etna Volcano

Mount the Etna volcano all the way to close to the crater

DAY 6: Taste wines from Mount Etna, Sicily
DAY 6: Taste wines from Mount Etna, Sicily

Wine tasting and dinner on the Etna volcano

DAY 6: Tour of the Etna Volcano
DAY 6: Tour of the Etna Volcano

Board an off road car and go all the way up of teh Etna Volcano in Sicily

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Enjoy a relaxing morning at the hotel and maybe have a SPA treatment in its wellness center. In the early afternoon you will start a fantastic tour of the Etna Volcano! With an off-road car and guide you will reach the summit. For dinner, you will visit a winery perched on the side of the volcano. A wine tasting will be set up just for you and during dinner you will appreciate more local food specialties. 

Included services of today:

  • Breakfast at the hotel

  • Transportation with 4x4 jeep to the Etna mountain with your dog

  • Guided tour of the Etna mountain with your dog 

  • Wine tasting & dinner in a winery

  • Accommodation at the Grand Hotel Villa Itria

  • Homemade gourmet dog lunch & dinner

Day 7: Explore Taormina

Taormina

Michelin star chef pizza class

Boat tour & walk in Taormina

DAY 7: Boat Tour of Taormina bay
DAY 7: Boat Tour of Taormina bay

Fun boat tour of the Taormina Bay

DAY 7: Boat Tour of Taormina bay
DAY 7: Boat Tour of Taormina bay

Enter the fomous Blue Grotto of Taormina

DAY 7: Cook your own pizza!
DAY 7: Cook your own pizza!

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DAY 7: Boat Tour of Taormina bay
DAY 7: Boat Tour of Taormina bay

Fun boat tour of the Taormina Bay

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Let's start the day with a boat excursion! From the water you will visit the Bay of Giardini Naxos, the Bay of Isola Bella and the Blue Grotto. Arrive in Taormina for lunch, another pet photoshoot and time at leisure. In the mid afternoon you will have ton of fun with a pizza cooking class! A Michelin Star rated chef will guide you step by step in making the perfect pizza.

Included services of today:

  • Breakfast at the hotel

  • Transportation with deluxe minibus

  • Private boat tours at the Bay of Giardini di Naxos & Bay of Isola Bella with your dog

  • Lunch - 3 course meal with wine

  • Visit of Taormina with your dog

  • 30 minutes photoshoot day with your dog

  • Pizza cooking class with Michelin star chef Pietro d'Agostino

  • Accommodation at the Grand Hotel Villa Itria

  • Homemade gourmet dog lunch & dinner

Day 8: Ciao!

Catania airport

Private transfer to the airport

DAY 8: alivePets departure
DAY 8: alivePets departure

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DAY 8: alivePets Departure
DAY 8: alivePets Departure

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DAY 8: alivePets departure
DAY 8: alivePets departure

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Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to the airport in Catania based on your flight schedule. As a last treat, your dog will enjoy a gourmet dog lunch! This memorable adventure has come to an end, however its memories will last forever!

Our assistance at the airport will make sure you clear to go home!

Included services of today:

  • Breakfast at the hotel

  • Transportation with deluxe minibus

  • Assistance at the airport

  • Homemade gourmet dog lunch

Price per person:

Double Room $5,990

Double Single Use $6,590