Celebrating East Sicilian cuisine

Our unforgettable Eastern Sicily and Aeolian Islands tour departs from historical Catania, with Australian Chef Dominique Rizzo.

The Eastern Sicily and the Aeolian Islands tour is one of our shorter Sicilian tours but it is not short on experience. Enjoy 11 days of the best of Eastern Sicilian cuisine, culture and history. As well, discover the jewels of the Aeolian.
You can explore the rich lands surrounding the famous Mount Etna in Sicily and journey to some of the most beautiful historical provinces.

Departing from Catania on a magical tour of Eastern Sicily & the Aeolian Islands

We begin our tour in the beautiful city of Catania, well known for its rich baroque history and amazing seafood. We enjoy two nights here taking in the sights and enjoying the local culture. In Catania, we experience an authentic cooking class, and beautiful cuisine. From here we make our way across Eastern Sicily on a food, wine and cooking tour like no other. We travel and sleep in comfort, while enjoying authentic Sicilian experiences in places such as Taormina, Randazzo and the islands of Salina and Lipari.


Sicily private tours to Eastern Sicily and the Aeolian Islands travelling to:

  • Catania
  • Syacusa
  • Ortiga
  • Caltagirone
  • Taormina
  • Marzamemi
  • Noto
  • Mt Etna
  • St Alfio
  • Castiglione di Sicilia
  • Salina Island
  • Lipari Island
  • Monreale
  • Palermo


10th June to 25th June 2020

Tour Length:

16 days, 15 nights

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Tour Type:

  • Private Guided Tours

  • Private Group Tour

  • Dining and Food Tastings

  • Wine

  • Cultural Tours

  • Art and History Tours

Tour Glimpses:

  • Stay in the heart of historical baroque Catania. Enjoy sweeping views from the hotel terrace across historic Catania.
  • Enjoy hands-on cooking classes, wine tastings and unique artisan demonstrations
  • Experience amazing seafood and produce freshly plucked from the local markets that morning.
  • Journey to the Aeolian Islands and experience true Mediterranean lifestyle.


  • Couples & Small Groups

  • Large Private Groups

  • Foodies

  • Lovers of Travel

This tour is ideal if you only have a limited holiday schedule. Or rather, if you are wanting to experience a part of Sicily that highlights this region. In addition, it is perfect to tack onto your existing holiday plans.

We offer a relaxed planned itinerary as part of this tour. Therefore, if you like to have all the logistics taken care of to allow for flexibility and spontaneity this tour is for you. Whether you are a seasoned traveller or rather, this is your first time overseas, you are welcome. Perfect food tour for singles, or for couples who enjoy the comradery of a group setting.

Anyone who enjoys meeting new people and enjoys new experiences and loves Mediterranean food. This is a mixed group setting of up to 16 people.

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Eastern Sicily & the Aeolian Islands Food Tour Details

Chef Dominque Rizzo has designed this shorter tour of Eastern Sicily and the Aeolian Islands as part of her personally escorted Sicily tours. This stunning tour of 16 days and 15 nights offers you the opportunity to discover the islands of the Aeolian. As well, the rich lands surrounding the famous Mount Etna. You also journey to some of the most beautiful historical provinces of Italy including Catania, Taormina, Randazzo, St Alfio and Palermo. It also includes some of the finest cultural experiences of this wonderful region.

This is one of our fully escorted Sicilian tours, rich in culture and cuisine.

It offers you the contrast of city, mountain and sea through our food tastings, wine events, hands-on cooking classes and guided tours.

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