Are you thinking to visit Sicily? For centuries, this island has been the final destination of the Grand Tour, the traditional trip undertaken by mainly upper class European young men and women. As Goethe wrote in 1787: “To have seen Italy without having seen Sicily is not to have seen Italy at all, for Sicily is the clue to everything”, and we can’t be more agree!
Sicily could offer an unforgettable vacation through world’s unique artistic masterpieces, Etna (the most active volcano in Europe and UNESCO site), the delicious gastronomy, the wonderful landscapes and natural reserve. And we don’t forget to mention the other UNESCO sites like the Archaeological area of Agrigento, the Villa Romana del Casale, the Aeolian Islands, the late baroque towns of Val di Noto, Syracuse and the Rocky Necropolis of Pantalica and the Arab-Norman Palermo and the Cathedral Churches of Cefalù and Monreale.
Why visit Sicily with Wanderjack?
We promote slow tourism so a high quality of sustainable travelling where you can discover each area of Sicily while respecting it, getting to know local people, the landscape, its art and history, the culture, traditions and local products. We want you to see things in a whole new light, to live like a local, discovering details which are hidden away from rushed tourist (like in the Valley of the Temples in Agrigento, one of the most famous cultural heritage site in the world).
We could draw for you three different type of Travel Experiences based on how many days you want to spend in Sicily. To start, just check out which kind of traveler are you and then find out which trip itinerary we could offer you!
Would you like to make the most of your travel with Green, Eat local, Sport, Hand Lab, Live Local or Adrenaline activities?
What it means to discover Sicily with us
When you’re visiting a new city there’s always too much to see, so much to do and you have no idea where to eat. You only want to take a walk enjoying every moment. The rhythm, the flavors, the views of the city, as well as to the culture and to the voices of people who smile to every traveler, inviting him to come back.
We have drawed the Wanderings for visiting every place for real. Wandering means you’re free to wander in the city, accompanied by the Local Jack who will tell stories and anecdotes that only the locals know as you taste together the most typical local food of the city.
Agrigento, Catania, Ragusa, Modica, Noto, Syracuse and Marzamemi: each city has its own peculiarities and hidden stories to be told.
And after wandering around the city with us, you will be set and ready to go wander just as the local people do!
He is a local friend, not a guide. He will lead you through less known paths, he will let you discover new and wonderful corners not present in tourist guides.
He will introduce you to his native places and to his friends. And you will enjoy with him the day- to- day living actions his town has.
They are the special moments included in your Travel experience. Each Daily Experience was drawn to discover for real this region: they could last few hours, half a day or a whole day depending on your lust of emotions.
We want for you to come back home with wonderful memories, a new knowledge of this territory through doing authentic experiences which have deep roots with the territory.
We offer, for example, a lot of experiences where you can meet the local artisans that are preserving the traditional activities, from fishermen and farmers to shepherds. Have you ever thought to discover an entire village in the Sicanian Mountains where time has stopped?
Each accommodation has been chosen to be a smaller-scale locally-owned one, like B&B and agro-tourism, where you can have the real taste of the Sicilian hospitality. Depending on your need, we will offer you the right place while resting during your amazing Travel Experience, whether is in the countryside near Agrigento or in the old center of Catania.