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After just one visit, your heart will remain in Sicily. Over the centuries, Sicilia 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 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, B&B, 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 at an additional single supplement.
A stroll along the Mediterranean Sea at sunset with dinner at a pizzeria to dine on Italian pies and the famous arancini, fried rice balls.
Lunch and dinner are included.
After an hour of morning yoga, you will travel to Castiglione, the city of wine, for a wine. tasting and lunch at a private estate with time to explore the area on your own.
Breakfast is included.
Boat ride to Stromboli Island
Climb on Mount Etna with an expert guide to explain the effects the volcano has on the land.
Picnic in the Peloritani Mountains
Rometta and its fortress, grottos and castle ruins
Trip to Castiglione, the city of wine, for a wine tasting
Visit to Lipari, a UNESCO World Heritage site
This retreat will take place in 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.
With its infinity pool - complete with bar service and Jacuzzi - facing the Aeolian Islands and with a modern wellness centre, the 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 Carasco is located directly on the sea with a swimming pool and panoramic views. A family owned and operated hotel and resort with full-service restaurant and bar. An oasis among the ancient Islands of Aeolian.
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.
All breakfasts, and most lunches and dinners are included in the price. In every trip, guests have the chance to explore and discover local cuisine on their own. Of course, guides are on hand to provide suggestions and offer their favorite restaurants in the area.
Book massages and spa treatments
Book optional massages and treatments
Do mountain biking
Go to the beach
Relax by the pool
Visit Lipari or the nearby islands
Visit Messina and do shopping
You can ask Via Mondo for assistance in booking extra massages or treatments at an additional cost.
You have to book flights for Catania (CTA), Palermo (PMO), Trapani (TPS) or Comiso (CIY) international airports.