OverviewExplore the traditions of Western Sicily wine making on this unique guided tour. See top quality wineries and vineyards and the most interesting enological spots in the area. Travel into the beautiful Sicilian countryside and taste some of the most well-known wines of the region, such as Marsala or Grillo. Choose between a half-day tour (4-5 hours) and enjoy a trip to a vineyard of your choice, or go all in with a full-day tour (8-10 hours), which includes a visit to at least two vineyards and a lunch break at a local restaurant or winery for a full gourmet experience. Both tours will also include additional attractions, such as a meeting with professional wine workers and a visit to a traditional wine shop
- Led by a local guide
- All entrance fees included
- Hotel pickup included
- Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
- Vegetarian meal option available
Know More about this tourGet picked up at your preferred location and relax on the drive to the wineries for the half-day or full-day tour. Listen to the guide discuss Western Sicily’s unique winemaking traditions and related historical anecdotes to get into the mood of the day’s adventures. Make several stops and enjoy the best sightseeing spots and interesting local attractions along the way.
Visit one of the vineyards or wineries and explore its beautiful cellars. Get a personal tour around the premises and learn about the wine produced at the location from people who devoted their lives to the art of making that perfect glass of Nero d'Avola, Cataratto, Grillo and many other sicilian wines. Enjoy the beautiful views of the area and stroll around the vine fields while sipping on the best of local wines and liquors.
Next, pay a visit to one of the most well-known enoteche (wine shop) in the area and meet some local wine workers to find out about their role in maintaining the centuries-old winemaking traditions of the region. Take a break and enjoy a traditional lunch prepared specially for you -- the lunch is included in the price of the full-day tour, but can be purchased for an additional fee of 20 euro with the half-day tour as well. Explore the Sicilian flavors with a delicious local starter, regional first and second dish, more wine and a sweet Sicilian treat to finish off the meal.
If you follow a full-day tour program, immerse yourself into the world of Sicilian wine by exploring its diverse faces and flavors. Visit another vineyard or two, which can be located in the same town or area as the first one or anywhere in the West Sicily region, and learn more about the differences in methods, grapes and flavors of the wines produced at each of these unique locations.
After the tour is over, sit back and relax on your transfer back to the initial pick-up location.
Inclusions for Western Sicily Half-Day Or Full-Day Wine Tour
- Local guide
- Entrance fees
- Wine tasting
- Lunch (full-day tour only)
- Hotel pick-up (round-trip shared transfer)
- Gift - a free bottle of local wine at the end of the tour
Exclusions for Western Sicily Half-Day Or Full-Day Wine Tour
- Gratuities (optional)
- A pick-up can be arranged from any place in the district of Trapani (Trapani, Marsala, Mazara del Vallo, Alcamo, San Vito lo Capo, Erice, Castelvetrano, Castellamare del Golfo and other towns in the area)
- For pick-up in other districts of Sicily, there is an extra charge for transports. Palermo town: €100, other places in Palermo district: €100. Agrigento district: €120. The charges are for up to 4 people: therefore, if you are 1 person and your pick up place is in Palermo, you will pay in cash an extra €100 at the end of the tour; if you are 4 persons, each of you will pay €25 in cash at the end of the tour.
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
No age restrictions for the tour (however, please bear in mind that the minimum drinking age in Italy is 18)
Vegetarian and vegan meal options are available (please advise at time of booking if required)
Lunch for a half-day tour can be purchased for an extra cost of 20 Euro (please advise at time of booking if interested)
Tour language options: English, Polish, Italian (for Polish - please advice at the time of booking)
A pick-up can be arranged from any place in the district of Trapani (Trapani, Marsala, Mazara del Vallo, Alcamo, San Vito lo Capo, Erice, Castelvetrano, Castellamare del Golfo and other towns in the area)
For pick-up in other districts of Sicily, there is an extra charge for transports. Palermo town: €100, other places in Palermo district: €100. Agrigento district: €120. The charges are for up to 4 people: therefore, if you are 1 person and your pick up place is in Palermo, you will pay in cash an extra €100 at the end of the tour; if you are 4 persons, each of you will pay €25 in cash at the end of the tour.
In the case the tour is just for one person and there will be not other people in the tour, therefore, the tour will be exclusive and totally private and personalized for one person only, there will be an additional cost of €50
all the extra costs are to be paid in cash
- Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
- Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.