Food, Wine and History tour to Marsala-Trapani-Mazara Del Vallo 2025
7-13 June 2025

A chance to see a fascinating part of Sicily from the inside. A tour of Marsala-Trapani-Mazara Del Vallo includes Marsala wine-tasting, eating couscous, and a visit to the temples in Selinunte. Staying in the centre of Marsala, you will enjoy the best of Sicilian hospitality with the chance to experience local food and wine, and know more about Garibaldi’s expedition of the thousand ‘revolutionaries’ in 1860 which drove the movement for Italian unification.

Prices

Talks and Tours£525.00 (To be paid in advance).

 

Accommodation and dinner for the week at IL Vecchio Marsala  https://www.ilvecchiomarsala.it/

Per person: Single room (ensuite): Euro 480.00

Per person: Double (ensuite): Euro 420.00

(Pay on departure).

 

A mix of street food Sicilian lunches will be approximately 15 euros per person. On Thursday at Ciacco Putia for an exceptional food and wine degustazione the price will be Euro 45 per person.

 

 

Programme.

Saturday 7 June

PM. Arrive Il Vecchio Marsala.

20.00 Dinner: Welcome to Marsala.

 

Sunday 8 June

8.30-10.00 Breakfast.

10.30-12.30 Talk on Garibaldi and the Expedition of the Thousand.

13.00 Street food lunch

14.00 Tour of Marsala.

18.00 Aperitivo in Marsala. Millecafe. https://www.millecaffemarsala.com/

20.00 Dinner

 

Monday 9 June.

8.30-10.00 Breakfast.

11.00 Tour of Trapani

Lunch in Trapani’s old town.

Return to Marsala.

20.00 Dinner

 

Tuesday 10 June.

8.30-10.00 Breakfast.

11.00 Mazara del Vallo tour.

Street food lunch.

Return to Marsala.

16.00 Florio Wine Tour and Tasting at Cantine Florio. https://cantineflorio.it/en/

20.00 Dinner

 

Wednesday 11 June.

08.30-10.00 Breakfast.

10.30 Visit to Selinunte. https://parchiarcheologici.regione.sicilia.it/selinunte-cave-cusa-pantelleria/en/

Street food lunch.

Return to Marsala.

20.00 Dinner

 

Thursday 12 June.

08.30-10.00 Breakfast.

11.30. Visit to Ciacco Putia, for a ‘slow’ Marsala wine and food lunch with Anna and Francesco at their country home. http://www.ciaccoputia.it/en/

20.00 Dinner.

 

Friday 13 June.

Breakfast.

Visit to Mozia Island. https://www.italyheaven.co.uk/sicily/mozia/

Street food lunch.

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