Enjoy a Syracuse food and wine tour and taste fresh fish, typical Sicilian appetizers, homemade Sicilian pastries, fragrant Syracuse wine and liquors. Eat as locals do and be led by a local guide.
What to Expect
Meeting at the Aretusa Fountain, just down Via P. Picherali, at 18.30, start a “flavorous” evening of gastronomic and cultural discoveries with a passionate local guide. Walking and sharing with you all the secrets of ancient Syracuse, he will bring you to authentic family Tavernas hidden in little streets of Ortigia. Keeping primitive charm, they are always attractive with their hospitality, traditional way of cooking and warm family atmosphere which unfortunately can be lost in most visited tourist restaurants.
Continuing 2 hours and half, the tour perfectly combines wine and culinary experience with cognitive walk through the most breathtaking monuments of old city. Piazza San Rocco, Piazza Duomo, Santa Lucia church, Piazza San Giuseppe, Jewish district, Piazza Archimede and a lot of other treasures will not leave without yours and guide attention! Enjoying the atmosphere of dusking walking town you will stop in three different places where kindly served tables already wait for you:
Seafood and white wine with Welcoming Prosecco, Sicilian fresh breading fish of the day, mussels soup in a Sicilian Style, tuna in sweet-sour onion sauce, little fresh fish frying in olive oil, Sicilian white wine Grillo IGP Sicilia tasting.
Land food and red wine with Bruschetta (hot crunchy Sicilian bread) with Sicilian Caponata, classic Bruschetta with dried tomatoes and Basil, Sicilian Arancino (Rice balls filled with Sicilian sauce), typical Syracuse focaccia filled in with Broccoli, Siracusan cheeses and Salumi, homemade Cannolo with Ricotta cheese, 2 typical Sicilian red wine tasting (Nero D’avola & Syrah)
Sweets and liquors with Saint Lucy pastry typical from Syracuse, almond pastry, pistachio pastry, Limoncello, Sicilian sweet Passito wine and almond wine tasting.
From traditionally cooked fresh fish and typical Sicilian appetizers to unrepeatable homemade Sicilian pastries accompanying by fragrant Syracuse wine and liquors – everything without which old Syracuse will never open to you her real taste!
- Samples of Sicilian food
- Wine tasting
- Pastry tasting
- Liquors tasting
- Local guide