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Make a road trip on Sicily driving an Italian classic car.

Hidden Sicily explore the island in a vintage car

Discover mount Etna, the only active volcano in Europe at the wheel of the legendary Alfa Romeo Giulia. Visit the countless cultural sights on the beautiful island while driving the classic Fiat 124 Spider. And enjoy the typical Sicilian cuisine and wonderful wines to the max.

You will set off with your personal roadbook and an Italian vintage car, driving as driving is ment to be. The baroque towns of the Val di Noto, impressive Palermo and also the temples of Agrigento and Taormina are part of the tour you are going to make.

 

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Baroque Sicily

Getting away from all the fuzz for a long weekend with your best friends, enjoying a mid-week cruising around Sicily with the chaps from the club or exploring the wonderful Sicilian kitchen, wine and sights for a week or so. Than Baroque Sicily is your best choice.

Road trip Sicily Baroque

Upon your arrival in Catania you will be picked up by Hidden Sicily and brought to your first hotel where you are expected for diner that night.

The next day you will be heading south, over Mount Etna to arrive in Modica with its numerous restaurants, alleys and stairs in the evening sun. If time is on your side, in the roadbook you will find an additional Montalbano-tour taking you to Scicli and Ragusa.

the next stop is near Noto Antica. Noto is on the Unesco World Heritage list and the top restaurants make visiting the town a must. If you want a more relaxed stay, the hotel pool, the beach and Marzamemi's picturesque terraces will satisfy your needs.

If you have even more time to spend you might opt for one or two nights in Siracusa with its rich historical past before heading back to Catania.

Nine days Baroque Sicily starts at € 2390,- for two guests and a double bedroom. Four days weekend or midweek Baroque Sicily starts at € 1370,- for two.

 

12 days Sicily Classic

Out 12 days tour lets you explore most of the classic highlights the Italian island has to offer as well as make you enjoy the Sicilian sea, sun, and last but not least the local wine and fabulous cuisine.

Road trip Sicily Classic

Start of the trip in near Mount Etna from where you will be heading west direction Castelbuono, the famous Targa Florio circuit and picturesque Cefalù.

The most west stop is at Baglio di Pianetto, with its wonderfull wines and olympic size swimming pool, on a stone's throw from Monreale and Palermo. Passing Corleone on your way you will be driving south to the Valle dei Templi near Agrigento, a must on a classic tour.
Next on the program are the baroque cities like Modica, Scicli and Ragusa. Last stop on the route is the charming town of Siracusa. The fish market, the classic Greek theatre but also its lively bars and good restaurants make it the perfect place to end your roadtrip through Sicily.

12 days Classic Sicily, including 4 dinners and your personal roadbook with a Fiat 124 Sport Spider starts at € 3270,- for two.

 

17 days Sicily Gran Turismo

The most extensive tour takes you around the whole island of Sicily. From Taormina and Mont Etna to Palermo and from the arab feeling Marsala to stunning Siracusa.

Road trip Sicily Palermo

From the northeast coast of Sicily and Mount Etna you will be driving to Castelbuono and Cefalù on the north coast. From there on you head for the islands capital of Palermo stopping for two days at de Baglio di Pianetto on a stone's throw of Monreale.
After Palermo you will be staying on the beach in Alcamo Marina. Via the little fishing village of Castellammare and the archeological site of Segesta the next stage ends in the arab feeling town of Marsala on the islands west coast.

A senic route through the inland takes you to Montallegro and Agrigento on the south coast. Next on the menu are Modica and Scicli where you can enjoy the Sicilian cuisine, the local wine and the baroque architecture in the evening sun. Siracusa again is the worthy and of your road trip to Sicily.

17 days Sicily Gran Turismo, including 4 dinners, the inch thick roadbook and the Fiat Spider or Alfa Giulia, starts at € 4350,- for two.

 

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The Alfa Romeo Giulia, the classic that continues to appeal to the imagination

In 1961 Orazio Satta Puliga design the successor of the Giulietta. Despite its "boxy" appearance it had a lower air resistance than its contemporary the Porsche 911.

Road trip Sicily Alfa Romeo Giulia

Invariably tall stories about the car in which both Carabinieri and the delinquenti were driving pop up. Everywhere you stop, admiration for the car is expressed and people want to have a chat. There is no inconspicuous driving with the Alfa Giulia.
The car is a bit adapted to modern times and equipped with a trip master, a speedometer known from the rally world, that is accurate up to 10 meters. This way you can follow the tulips in the roadbook flawlessly and can Hidden Sicily take you to places and along roads that you would have never found with modern satellite navigation.

 

The Fiat 124 Sport Spider, la dolce vita on Sicily

Driving "topless" is fantastic and should therefore not be missing from our range. Touring along the boulevard during sunset or just driving through the shopping street of Pozzallo with the Fiat 124 Spider you immediately imagine yourself in a movie.

Road trip Sicily Fiat 124 Spider

Also in the convertibles a trip master to easily explore the unknown roads in Sicily. As the boot of the cars are rather small neat packing is a must. But two pieces of hand luggage or small soft shell suitcases will fit.
Minor detail, the Fiat 124 Sport Spider was signed for Pininfarina by Tom Tjaarda, a Dutchman who lived in the United States. Hidden Sicily has chosen the first types of 124 cabrio's, with the more elegant, chrome bumpers.

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De SiSicilia, from the 18th until the 25th of april 2020

The rally's start on Saturday is as always in the port of Palermo. Participants arriving by boat are escorted by local police from the parc fermee in the harbor to the illustrious Grand Hotel et des Palmes. The cars that have been shipped will also be at the port.

Sunday is the first short drive, straight through the inland to the south coast, for lunch on the beach in Bovo Marina. After a wine tasting and dinner by the pool, you will spend the night in Baglio Caruana. The next day it you will head for Modica. On the way there is a "stop" on the Agrigento racetrack.

Tuesday, April 21, you drive from Modica, across the Val di Catania and across Mount Etna to Linguaglossa and the Shalai Resort. After check-in, the entire evening is reserved for a 7-course tasting menu in the star restaurant.

The drive to Castelbuono is scheduled for Wednesday. Almost 200 km partly over the Targa Florio. The same Targa Florio is scheduled for a regularity trip on Thursday.

Friday 24 the penultimate drive from Relais Santa Anastasia to Relais Baglio di Pianetto. On Saturday you will return to Palermo after lunch. The cars are stored in the harbor again, after which it is time for an extensive aperitif with snacks in the city. Check-in at 8 p.m. on the boat leaving for Genoa at 9 p.m.

 

Participation in the SiSicilia will go for € 3115,- per equip of 2, driving their own car.
 

 

Petrolheads and Michelinstars.

 

The culinary tour will kick off late October 2020 at Shalai Resort in Lingaglossa where you will be staying for two nights. Second dinner on the list is at Sabir Gourmanderie in Zafferana Etnea. Day number three destination is Ragusa and Ciccio Sultana's Michelin star restaurant Il Duomo.

The next day a drive along the coast with a lunch stop in Marina di Ragusa to finally end up in Modica via Scicli. Dinner is scheduled for tonight at two star Ristorante Accursio.

The fifth day, October 30, it's off to Noto. On your way you'll stop in Marzamemi for drink with sea view Tonight you are dining at Marco Baglieri's Il Crocifisso.

Penultimate stop will be Siracusa. Aperitif at the end of the fish market and then dinner at Don Camillo in the center of Ortigia. The culinary rally ends in Catania again. An evening in the city and a delicious dinner at Il Carato.

 

Participation in Petrolheads and Michelinstars with your own car costs € 3515 for two.

 

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