Sicily Baroque Grand Tour (Private)

The Baroque Tour in Sicily offers our guests the chance to visit the key places of baroque art and architecture. Sicily is renown as the capital of baroque. Catania, Syracuse, Noto, Modica and Ragusa represent the best examples of this style.

The Baroque Tour in Sicily will offer you the chance to visit the most famous buildings, churches and monasteries in exclusive guided visits. You’ll have the chance to attend special baroque events: theme dinners and music performances.

Lodging will be at I Monasteri Golf and Spa Resort, a charming and exclusive resort a few miles off Syracuse, which is the result of an amazing restyling of a former Benedictine monastery. The resort comes with pool, a spa by Clarins and 18 holes (par 71) golf course among scented citrus groves. Blue crystal waters will also expect you at nearby beaches.

Contact us if you travel with kids as we can arrange/advise accordingly.
* Duration: 6 days
* Starts: Catania, Italy
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Literary, Art & Music Tours




The Baroque Tour in Sicily offers our guests the chance to visit the key places of baroque art and architecture. Sicily is renown as the capital of baroque. Catania, Syracuse, Noto, Modica and Ragusa represent the best examples of this style.

The Baroque Tour in Sicily will offer you the chance to visit the most famous buildings, churches and monasteries in exclusive guided visits. You’ll have the chance to attend special baroque events: theme dinners and music performances.

Lodging will be at I Monasteri Golf and Spa Resort, a charming and exclusive resort a few miles off Syracuse, which is the result of an amazing restyling of a former Benedictine monastery. The resort comes with pool, a spa by Clarins and 18 holes (par 71) golf course among scented citrus groves. Blue crystal waters will also expect you at nearby beaches.

Contact us if you travel with kids as we can arrange/advise accordingly.

Itinerary

Day 1: Visit to Syracuse and Ortigia

Stop At: Parco Archeologico della Neapolis, Via Paradiso 14, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily Italy
We’ll pick you up at the hotel at 10 am, after your breakfast. We’ll drive along a scenery road towards Syracuse. We’ll visit the Greek heritage of the city, visible at the Archaeological Park. Then, we’ll reach the ancient island, Ortigia. We’ll walk in the pedestrian area and visit churches and buildings. A special visit will be dedicated to the National Archaeological Museum and the Museum of Papyrus. Lunch will be at an old monastery, now a restaurant. Return at the hotel by 5 pm and dinner.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Lodging at I Monasteri Golf & Spa Resort

Day 2: Visit to Noto

Stop At: Noto Antica, Strada Provinciale 64 Monte Alveria, 96017, Noto, Sicily Italy
Pick-up at 10 am, after breakfast. We’ll drive to Noto, the capital city of baroque. The whole day will be spent in the city, among the most beautiful buildings, churches, and monasteries. Lunch will be served at local Sicilian trattoria. Return to the hotel by 7 pm and dinner.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Lodging at I Monasteri Golf & Spa Resort

Day 3: Visit to Planeta Vineyard & Cellar

Stop At: Planeta, Tenuta Buonivini – Noto, Contrada Buonivini, 92017, Noto, Sicily Italy
An unforgettable day at one of the most famous wine producers, Planeta, not far from the city of Noto. You’ll enjoy special food and wine tasting. Return at the hotel by 4. Special dinner out with baroque music and Sicilian traditional menu at an old farmhouse not far from the resort.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Lodging at I Monasteri Golf & Spa Resort

Day 4: Visit to Modica and Ragusa

Stop At: Ragusa Ibla, 97100, Ragusa, Sicily Italy
We’ll pick you up at 10 am at the hotel, after breakfast. Driving on a scenic road, we’ll reach the enchanting town of Modica, astounding sample of baroque art. We’ll have a quick lunch, then we’ll reach Ragusa and its ancient first settlement, Ibla. Return to the hotel will be by 7 pm.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Lodging at I Monasteri Golf & Spa Resort

Day 5: Visit to Catania

Stop At: Via dei Crociferi 95124, Catania, Sicily Italy
The day will be dedicated to the visit of the largest city of Eastern Sicily, Catania. This bustling city offers a rich scenario in terms of art events. We’ll visit the Cathedral and the key elements of the baroque style in the city. Lunch will be served at a traditional Sicilian trattoria. Afternoon will be left for shopping. Return at the hotel by 7 pm and dinner.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Lodging at I Monasteri Golf & Spa Resort

Day 6: Visit to Acireale

Stop At: Piazza del Duomo di Acireale, Piazza del Duomo, 95024, Acireale, Sicily Italy
Our final day will start at 10 am, after breakfast. Driving along a scenic road towards the city of Acireale, a stunning sample of baroque style. Visit will focus on some buildings and churches and lunch will be served in an old farmhouse. Return to the hotel by 7 pm and last dinner.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Lodging at I Monasteri Golf & Spa Resort