Sicily Private Tours with Your Own Italy

Discover Sicily: A Tapestry of History, Culture, and Flavors

Embark on a journey to Sicily with Your Own Italy, where the island’s rich history, stunning natural beauty, and culinary excellence come together to create an unforgettable travel experience. Our Sicily tours are thoughtfully designed to offer you an intimate exploration of this diverse region, tailored to your interests for a truly bespoke adventure.

Explore Ancient Wonders and Historic Sites

Sicily is a crossroads of civilizations, each leaving a mark on the island’s culture and landscape.

Valley of the Temples in Agrigento: Walk through one of the most significant archaeological sites in the world, where ancient Greek temples stand against the backdrop of the Sicilian countryside.
Palermo’s Norman Palace and Palatine Chapel: Discover the unique blend of Norman, Byzantine, and Arab influences in the heart of Sicily’s vibrant capital.
Roman Mosaics of Villa Romana del Casale: Be amazed by the intricate mosaics in this Roman villa, offering a glimpse into the luxurious lifestyle of ancient Rome.

Savor the Flavors of Sicilian Cuisine

The culinary landscape of Sicily is as varied as its history, with influences from around the Mediterranean.

Street Food Tours in Palermo: Taste your way through Palermo’s bustling markets, sampling traditional street foods like arancini, panelle, and cannoli.
Wine Tastings on Mount Etna: Explore the vineyards on the slopes of Mount Etna, where the volcanic soil adds a unique flavor to the local wines.

Immerse Yourself in Sicily’s Natural Beauty and Coastal Charm

Sicily’s landscapes range from dramatic coastlines to serene countryside, offering a wealth of outdoor activities.

Aeolian Islands Excursion: Sail to these stunning islands, known for their crystal-clear waters, active volcanoes, and charming villages.
Hiking in the Madonie or Nebrodi Mountains: Experience Sicily’s diverse natural beauty on foot, with trails that offer breathtaking views and encounters with local wildlife.

Expand Your Sicilian Journey with Customizable Tour Options

With Your Own Italy, your Sicilian adventure can be tailored to include even more experiences.

Baroque Towns of the Val di Noto: Explore the architectural wonders of towns like Noto, Modica, and Ragusa, renowned for their baroque beauty.
Sicilian Cooking Classes: Learn to prepare traditional Sicilian dishes in a hands-on cooking class, using fresh local ingredients.

Your Own Italy: Crafting Authentic Sicilian Experiences

Choosing Your Own Italy for your Sicilian tour means opting for an experience that emphasizes authenticity, personal connection, and thoughtful exploration. We are dedicated to creating tours that reflect your interests and reveal the true essence of Sicily.

Begin Your Sicilian Adventure

Are you ready to uncover the hidden gems of Sicily, delve into its rich tapestry of history, and savor its culinary delights? Contact Your Own Italy to start planning your personalized Sicilian tour. Let us guide you through an island famed for its diverse heritage, stunning landscapes, and unparalleled hospitality, crafting a journey that resonates with your spirit of discovery and adventure.

City Tours

City Oritigia Siracusa Italy Old Houses Waterview

An Introductory Tour of Ortigia with Your Own Italy offers a captivating journey through the heart of Syracuse’s ancient island city. Ortigia, a small island connected to the mainland by bridges, is the historical center of Syracuse and is renowned for its stunning baroque architecture, ancient Greek ruins, and crystal-clear Mediterranean waters. This personalized tour immerses you in the rich tapestry of cultures, histories, and flavors that have shaped Ortigia over the centuries, from its origins as a Greek colony to its current status as a UNESCO World Heritage site....

Panoramic Arial View of Siracusa

An Introductory Tour of Siracusa (Syracuse) with Your Own Italy is a captivating journey through one of Sicily’s most historic and picturesque cities. Known for its rich Greek history, stunning baroque architecture, and vibrant markets, Siracusa offers a unique blend of ancient and modern that beckons travelers to explore its many layers. This personalized tour is designed to immerse you in the city’s most iconic sights, from the ancient Greek ruins of the Neapolis Archaeological Park to the charming streets of Ortigia, the city’s island heart...

Palermo Cathedral

Embarking on a Tour of the Unique Sites of Palermo with Your Own Italy offers an unparalleled journey through the vibrant heart of Sicily’s capital. This personalized exploration delves into Palermo’s rich tapestry of history, culture, and gastronomy, uncovering the city’s most distinctive and captivating sites. From ancient palaces and hidden chapels to bustling markets and iconic theaters, each stop reveals a layer of Palermo’s complex identity, blending Arab-Norman influences with contemporary Sicilian life...

Arial view of Roman theater in Taormina

An Introductory Tour of Taormina with Your Own Italy offers a captivating exploration of one of Sicily’s most picturesque and historically rich towns. Perched on a cliff overlooking the Ionian Sea, Taormina is renowned for its stunning views, ancient Greek theater, and charming medieval streets. This personalized tour immerses you in the beauty and heritage of Taormina, from its ancient ruins to its lush gardens and elegant piazzas, providing a comprehensive introduction to this enchanting town....

Baroque Town of Ragusa

An Introductory Tour of Ragusa with Your Own Italy offers an enchanting exploration of one of Sicily’s most picturesque and historically rich cities. Split into two distinct areas, Ragusa Superiore and Ragusa Ibla, this UNESCO World Heritage site captivates visitors with its stunning baroque architecture, labyrinthine streets, and breathtaking views over the Hyblaean Mountains. Designed to immerse you in the city’s unique charm and beauty, this personalized tour guides you through ancient churches, majestic palaces, and vibrant public gardens, revealing the soul of Ragusa and its storied past...

Town of Ortigia

Explore the enchanting island of Ortigia, the historical heart of Syracuse, with Your Own Italy’s “Private Tour of Ortigia in a Golf Cart.” This unique experience offers a comfortable and intimate way to navigate the narrow streets and discover the rich history, stunning architecture, and vibrant marketplaces of this ancient island. Accompanied by an expert local guide, you’ll be whisked away on a journey through time, from Greek and Roman ruins to medieval lanes and Baroque palaces, all from the comfort of your private golf cart...

Night view of Palermo

An Introductory Tour of Palermo with Your Own Italy unveils the rich tapestry of cultures, history, and flavors that define Sicily’s vibrant capital. Nestled at the edge of the Tyrrhenian Sea, under the watchful eyes of Monte Pellegrino, Palermo is a city where every street, square, and market tells a story of conquests, cultures, and culinary mastery. This personalized tour is crafted to introduce you to the heart and soul of Palermo, from its stunning Norman palaces and churches to the bustling markets and hidden corners where the true essence of the city comes to life...

City of Modica

Embarking on an Introductory Tour of Modica with Your Own Italy promises a journey through a city where ancient history and baroque architecture meet the sweetest of traditions. Nestled in the rugged landscapes of Sicily’s southeast, Modica is not just a feast for the eyes but also for the palate, renowned for its unique chocolate and stunning baroque buildings. This tour is tailored to offer an immersive experience into Modica’s rich cultural heritage, picturesque streets, and culinary delights...

Food and Wine

Night view of narrow Roman street

Visiting the Planeta Winery with Your Own Italy offers an exceptional journey into the heart of Sicilian wine country, showcasing the diversity and richness of Sicily’s viticulture. Planeta, a family-owned winery with a long history and deep roots in Sicily, has been at the forefront of the island’s wine renaissance. With estates spread across Sicily, including in Menfi, Vittoria, Noto, Etna, and Capo Milazzo, Planeta has played a pivotal role in elevating the profile of Sicilian wines on the global stage...

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Delve into the heart of Sicilian cuisine with Your Own Italy’s exclusive culinary adventure, beginning at the majestic Teatro Massimo and leading you through the vibrant Mercato Del Capo. This unique experience pairs you with a private chef, guiding you on a journey of flavors, traditions, and culinary craftsmanship. Your adventure culminates at the renowned “Cin Cin” Restaurant, where you’ll roll up your sleeves for...

Night view of narrow Roman street

Indulge in the sweet side of Sicily with Your Own Italy’s “Chocolate Experience and Introductory Walking Tour of Modica.” This unique journey takes you to the heart of Modica, a picturesque Baroque town renowned for its rich history, stunning architecture, and, most notably, its ancient chocolate-making tradition. Experience the blend of cultural exploration and culinary delight as you discover the secrets...

Boat Tours

High angle view of Taormina Coastline

Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of Sicily’s eastern coast with Your Own Italy’s “Boat Tour Along the Taormina Coastline.” This exclusive experience offers a unique perspective on Taormina’s stunning landscapes, combining the luxury of a private boat with the allure of the Mediterranean Sea. Glide over crystal-clear waters, explore hidden coves, and marvel at the dramatic cliffs that define this iconic shoreline. Accompanied by an experienced skipper, this tour promises a day of relaxation, exploration, and unforgettable views...

Waterfron Siracusa Coast Sicily Italy

Boat Tours of Ortigia with Your Own Italy offer an exquisite and unique perspective of Syracuse’s ancient island heart, blending captivating history with breathtaking Mediterranean scenery. Ortigia, connected to the mainland by bridges, is a treasure trove of Greek and Baroque heritage, where every turn reveals centuries-old stories set against the backdrop of crystal-clear waters. This personalized boat tour circumnavigates the island, allowing you to experience its beauty from the sea, a viewpoint that captures the essence of Sicily’s coastal allure...

Day Excursions

Church of Saint Peter, Modica Italy

A Day Trip to Ragusa and Modica with Your Own Italy offers an enchanting journey through the heart of Sicily’s baroque splendor. These two towns, both UNESCO World Heritage Sites, are celebrated for their stunning architecture, rich history, and unique contributions to Sicilian culture and gastronomy. This personalized tour immerses you in the beauty of Ragusa’s dramatic landscapes and the charm of Modica’s ancient streets, with their deep-rooted traditions of chocolate making and baroque art....

Cathedral of Monreale and Cefalu Shoreline

Embarking on a Day Trip to the Cathedral of Monreale and Cefalù with Your Own Italy offers a journey through some of Sicily’s most breathtaking and historically rich sites. This tour combines the spiritual majesty and intricate artistry of the Cathedral of Monreale with the charming seaside beauty and medieval ambiance of Cefalù, providing a full day of exploration, discovery, and awe-inspiring moments...

Mt. Etna Italy

A Day Trip to Mt. Etna, including a tour and wine tasting followed by lunch at a local winery, with Your Own Italy, promises an unforgettable experience of Sicily’s natural grandeur and its celebrated wine culture. Mt. Etna, Europe’s highest and most active volcano, offers a unique landscape of lava fields, ancient craters, and lush vineyards thriving on its fertile slopes. This personalized journey combines the thrill of exploring Etna’s volcanic terrain with the pleasure of tasting exquisite wines produced from its volcanic soils, culminating in a delightful lunch that showcases the flavors of Sicilian cuisine...

Villa Romana al Casale

A Day Trip to Villa Romana del Casale with Your Own Italy offers a fascinating journey into one of Sicily’s most remarkable archaeological treasures. Located near Piazza Armerina, this UNESCO World Heritage site is home to one of the richest, largest, and varied collections of Roman mosaics in the world. Built in the early 4th century AD, Villa Romana del Casale was a luxurious Roman villa that likely belonged to a member of the Roman aristocracy, possibly even a Roman Emperor. This personalized tour immerses you in the splendor of ancient Roman life, showcasing the villa’s intricate mosaics, grand architecture, and the sophisticated lifestyle of its inhabitants...