The price for all holidays for 2018 is £2,465 per person and guaranteed reservations can be made quickly, safely and securely via PayPal with an initial deposit of £500 per person. And we never charge single supplements.


Depending on availability Laura can offer shorter tailor made adventures starting from 4 days, at £1200 per person, including accommodation and all transfers.  On the mainland we stay in 4 star accommodation and on the Aeolian islands in a typical Aeolian style villa.

For those wishing to travel independently we can also offer concierge services.


Guests may select days from the main itinerary or alternatively select activities from list below:

  • Private wine tasting and vineyard tours
  • Cooking lessons with the locals
  • Private boat excursions and water taxi
  • Fishing with the local fishermen
  • Evening boat trip to see the night time erruptions on the Stromboli volcano
  • Hiking the Stromboli volcano with local guides
  • Visit to the ancient citadel and archeological museum with local expert
  • Kayaking and diving the beautful coves
  • Concerts and theatre at the Greek ampitheatre in Taormina

Please get in touch to discuss.

Once you’ve paid your deposit, the balance is payable no later than 80 days before the start date, unless otherwise agreed. To pay the balance, please use the Pay Remaining Balance option below. We will remind you via your contact details closer to the time in any case.  For bookings close to the departure date, we would ask you to pay in full at the time of booking, using the separate options below. Do please do read our simple but important terms and conditions before you make a booking. Once you have paid the initial deposit amount, please pay the remaining balance 80 days before the holiday.

For bookings less than 80 days before departure date,  you will need to pay the full amount at the time of booking, unless otherwise agreed.

Whats Included

  • On arrival into Catania airport private transfer, even for those arriving before the start date. After the holiday transfers back to the airport or for those remaining in Sicily transfer to your onward destination (on the eastern side of Sicily only).
  • 7 nights accomodation.  On the mainland we stay in a lovely 4 star hotel located in the historic centre and on the islands we stay in a typical Aeolian style villa, bougainvillea swept with all rooms overlooking the pool.
  • 5 cooking lessons, relaxed and informal in family run rustic style trattorias.
  • All other meals ie: breakfast, lunch and dinner throughout the week.
  • Fine Sicilian wines unlimited with each meal.  All wine tastings and vineyard tours.
  • A night fishing trip for squid where we will cook the catch and eat it on board.
  • Boat trip to the island of Salina where we will visit local wineries and producers.
  • Private boat trip to see the night time erruptions on the Stromboli volcano with dinner aboard.
  • Personally guided holiday with the participation of the local Aeolian island community.

Whats Not Included

  • Airfare
  • Personal expenses

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