Martine Fender

Martine Fender, Private Guide. Explore Sicily

My name is Martine Fender.

I was born in Strasburg(F), raised and educated in Antwerp(B) and live in Giardini Naxos , close to Taormina (Italy). Working  as a red badge guide. Being a tour guide with a professional license and tour guiding certificate, ensuring the visitor   the best possible tour experience in Sicily and therefor organise private tours , custom tours  as well as shore excursions.  General historical and cultural knowledge, experience, linguistic competence and ability, passion, being extremely informative   are the important elements that makes the  tailor-made  tour, turns out into professional, successful and exceptional.

Over the last two decades I cooperated as well with travel agencies, tour operators, private companies, associations, schools and different institutes but as well offering a complete service at  small groups or individual tourists, private tours with families, with whom I have an interpersonal relationship.

Spoken Languages: Italian – English – German – French – Dutch


What I do

Single day trips for individuals or groups

Historical, cultural and architectural tours
Food and wine tours (exploring the traditional cuisine , visiting wine cellars)
Fauna and flora (protected areas and parks, like the Unesco site Mount Etna and Eolian Islands)
Private transfers from major airports in Sicily, seaports and railway stations
Unconventional trips (day life, traditions and beliefs)

Sports (hiking, snorkeling, climbing, Nordic-walking, donkey-back riding, Quads etc.)