Fall 2017 Sicily’s Beating Heart Tour with mi.o
“Modern Italian Network enables people passionate about Italy to experience and embrace Italian culture. One of the most successful ways mi.o achieves this mission is through tours to Italy. We are so pleased to partner with Karen La Rosa of La RosaWorks to prepare a truly unique itinerary for you. This tour will provide unparalleled access to real Sicilian culture: its food, its people, its history and its beauty. Come with us to Sicily next year. Together with La RosaWorks we will provide you with a trip of a lifetime.”
- Matthew Giuseppe Platania, Founder, Modern Italian Network
Fall 2017 Sicily’s Beating Heart Tour
Open to anyone looking to have fun enjoying unique experiences
on a stunning island.
Join this 9 day customized tour full of experiences and locals, food, wine, and history; a tour initiated for its group by mi.o, but open to anyone interested in having fun exploring Sicily. The group will be limited in size to ensure that experiences will be engaging and intimate.
From guides and locals, you will learn about Sicily’s past and what it is that makes the island so magical. You will also meet some of the people, particularly in the worlds of wine and food, that are bringing Sicily into the modern light.
“Sicily is the pearl of this century… Since old times, travelers from the most far away country… boast of its merits, praise its territory, rave about its extraordinary beauty, and highlight its strengths…because it brings together the best aspects from every other country.” - Al-Idrisi, Arab geographer, The Book of Roger, 1138 - 54
|Day 1 - Saturday, September 16||
|Day 2 - Sunday, September 17||
|Day 3 - Monday, September 18||
|Day 4 - Tuesday, September 19||
|Day 5 - Wednesday, September 20||
|Day 6 - Thursday, September 21||
|Day 7 - Friday, September 22||
|Day 8 - Saturday, September 23||
|Day 9 - Sunday, September 24||
Cost & Booking
Total cost per person is $2950. A $500 deposit is required to register. Please contact for payment details.
Not included in the tour: Airfare, travel insurance (strongly recommended), personal expenses, and meals not specified. This itinerary is subject to minor changes and adjustment.
Your deposit will be completely refunded if arrangements cannot be confirmed or the tour is cancelled for unforeseen circumstances. Your deposit is refundable up until final payment is due.
Itinerary is subject to change based on availability. Any changes will be of equivalent substance and quality.
Map of Sicily
For further information, please contact:
Karen La Rosa at or call 917.225.8415
Space is limited.
Please reserve your spot as soon as possible.
At A Glance
September 16 - 24, 2017
What Is Included
- 3 nights accommodation at a 4 star hotel in Palermo’s historic center
- 4 nights accommodation at a 4 star hotel in Catania
- 1 night accommodation at a 4 star seafront hotel in Mondello
- All breakfasts
- 8 meals with regional wine; highly rated restaurants and unique dining experiences
- Guided day trips to Segesta, Erice, Cefalu, Siracusa, Taormina, Mount Etna, Piazza Armerina and Calascibetta
- Unique wine and food experiences, including visits to wineries and tasting opportunities with winemakers and wine professionals
- Private transportation for the group
- Wine education materials
- Select reading list and other materials
Total cost per person is $2950
in a double room.