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Let the land seduce you

A collection of various cultures’ most famous cuisine, Sicily’s kitchen is a collection of all the different civilizations that have passed by, sharing their delicious yet diverse recipes. Beyond the food (and the limitless pasta noodle shapes) lays the islands of the Sicilian coast, where the last of ancient Mediterranean traditions are practiced: farming and fishing. The sapphire seas, home to dolphins and swordfish, are sure to please, and the only thing warmer the continent’s piping hot pastas are the people’s truly welcoming nature. See it for yourself with our Sicily luxury travel.

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Design ~ meet your personal trip designer
Decide ~ collaborate on your custom trip
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The best time of year to visit Sicily is from May to October.

Trip Ideas

Family Vacation

Everything that makes Italy loveable is magnified on Sicily, and on this journey, we explore the best of this unforgettable region: myriad dialects, dozens of different pasta shapes, sparkling salt pans beside blue lagoons, Greek temples, mouth-watering food and wonderful wines.

  • Descend into the hidden gem of Modica for up-close exposure to the area’s famous Spanish baroque architecture.
  • Embark on a family catamaran trip from Marina di Ragusa.
  • Explore Ragusa Ibla’s superb old quarter, boasting a rare mix of medieval streets and baroque architecture.

Inspired? Craft a similar Bespoke guided trip starting from $500-$1,000 per person per night.

Walking Adventure

Discover the artistic, architectural and culinary mementos of the welcoming Sicilians as we travel deep into the lesser-known corners of the largest Mediterranean island to appreciate its true possibilities on foot. Walk through coastal towns and savour Sicily’s unique charms in its Greek ruins.

  • Visit the famous Greek settlements of Siracusa.
  • Travel back in time to one of Sicily’s oldest archeological sites: Pantalica and its Anapo River valley.
  • Taste Modica’s distinctive chocolate (one of Europe’s earliest recipes) at Dolceria Bonajuto.

Inspired? Craft a similar Bespoke guided trip starting from $1,000-$2,000 per person per night.

Biking Journey

Cruise the less travelled routes of Sicily’s west coast, rolling over vine covered hills and descending into cozy seaside villages. Between explorations of Greek temples and a private wine tasting, we reward our appetites with an incredible array of classic Sicilian cuisine.

  • Taste carefully crafted wine and olive oil in Marsala and visit the archeological site of Selinunte.
  • Cruise beautiful vineyards leading to a tranquil seaside and charming village.
  • Navigate the vibrant and buzzing streets of Palermo expertly steered by a local historian.

Inspired? Craft a similar Bespoke guided trip starting from $2,000, $3,000 per person per night.

Feature Hotels

Hotel Eremo della Giubiliana, Ragusa

This erstwhile monastery is part of the historical group of Abitare La Storia hotels, dedicated to preserving the look and feel of ancient and historic structures while incorporating modern amenities and top of the line service. Hotel Eremo della Giubiliana sits quietly in splendid solitude on its own private estate among the stonewalled fields outside of Ragusa. View hotel website »

Villa Athena, Agrigento

Originally an 18thC villa, Villa Athena is uniquely situated inside the UNESCO world heritage site, the Archaeological Park of the Valley of the Temples. It also stands only 200 m. from the Temple of Concordia, a true masterpiece of Doric art. Renovated in 2009, the exquisite comforts and breathtaking view are miraculously matched by the gastronomic restaurant. View hotel website »

Giardino di Costanza, Mazara del Vallo

This superb 5-star hotel provides guests with everything for their needs, from spacious rooms to pools, and a Daniela Steiner spa. Its perfect location for moderate biking among the surrounding olive groves and vineyards is an added advantage B&R travellers will particularly enjoy. Whether guests seek relaxation or adventure, this hotel offers unrivalled comfort and service.  View hotel website »

Our Trip Designers are a special breed. Part guru, part collaborator, part mind-reader, they have the full breadth of B&R resources at their fingertips. Extraordinarily well-travelled , they’ve been there, lived there, done it, planned it and eaten it, too. With a combined geographic knowledge that’s nothing short of staggering, they can save you literally years of research. Above all, they’re incredibly good at what they do.

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Accolades

“This was our 6th B&R trip. We love the experience of biking around Europe and seeing the world from that perspective. We have always had great experiences, met wonderful new friends and thoroughly enjoy the travel with you. Keep up the great work!”

— Cynthia White, Sicily Biking 2011


Sicily Bespoke

Notes from the Road

Vines 102: Sicily Wine Continued

We gave you a brief intro to Sicily wine in Vines 101. Here, we tantalize you with the white wines and varietals on offer.
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Vines 101: Sicilian Wine

Sicilian wine is back, baby, and once again starting to live up to its historic potential.
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Puglia or Bust

"Long ago, I promised myself that I would take a biking trip through some obscure corridor of Europe, going in-depth over a small region..."
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