GOURMET TOUR OF TASTE SOME PROPOSALS
DAY 1: PALERMO – Bread and Panelle
Once in Palermo, the day will be dedicated to the visit of the capital by the magnificent cathedral of Monreale, its cloister and the Palatine Chapel. In the afternoon we will continue with the tasting of local products “Bread and Panelle” to end the day at the hotel.
DAY 2: Marsala – Marsala SALT CRYSTALS AND
After breakfast at hotel, we will leave to Marsala through the picturesque landscape of salt. We will visit the Cantine Pellegrino, one of the oldest wineries producing Marsala, great dessert wine exported all over the world, which already in 1844 was added to the Olympus of fine wines. After lunch of cous cous and other specialties Trapanese, tasted in an old farmhouse, or in the salt museum, you will continue with the visit of the archaeological park of Selinunte, the largest in the Mediterranean. overnight stay
DAY 3: Agrigento – LAND OF MANDORLI
The morning will be dedicated to the visit of Agrigento and the Valley of the Temples, where you can admire, among others, the Temple of Juno, and that of Concordia. We will continue with a visit to the birthplace of Luigi Pirandello, the great playwright of the last century, before reaching Raffadali, where the pastry Di Stefano, for twenty years, offers the best of traditional Sicilian sweets. Do not miss the ‘Triumph of Pistachio’ soft dough filling. After dinner will be offered a tour by night in the Valley of the Temples illuminated striking opportunity optional.
DAY 4: ENNA – PIAZZAARMERINA – CASTLES AND MOSAICS
Crossing the Sicilian hinterland you will come to Enna for the discovery of the medieval town with the magnificent Castello di Lombardia. For lunch, we will move to a farm to taste typical local dishes. The afternoon will be spent visiting the spectacular mosaics of the Villa Romana del Casale di PiazzaArmerina, then taste the extra virgin olive oil and the delights of the place.
DAY 5: TOWARDS Catania and Taormina
After breakfast we arrive in Catania, the town ice cream and superb granite, but most of the “cafeteria” arancini, Bologna, onions, cartocciate … there will be spoiled for choice! After a visit to the old town will continue to Taormina, the pearl of Sicilian tourism.
DAY 6: A TASTE OF KNOWN AND THE MAGNIFICENT BAROQUE
Departure for Noto, where the entire day will be dedicated to the tasting of Sicilian pastries, led by experts confectioners Corrado Absence. will make us taste the sweets of traction as cassata, cannoli, traditional sweets according to the period Walking through the narrow streets of the town between baroque and unique scenarios.
DAY 7: GUEST ESTATE OF BARON Scamacca
S. Michele will be guests of the estate belonging to the family Scamacca since 1850 for a day wine !. The estate of San Michele (27 hectares) is located on the eastern slope of Etna. Here are cultivated varieties doc. the charging zone and Cataratto and wines are produced from the farm Murgo. Visit the slope of the recent lava eruption.
End of the Tour Free morning .
This tour can be combined:
Tour with Cooking Classes
Tour Ancient Sicilian Recipes
Tour of the Harvest
Tour and cheese farms
Partnership with: COLDIRETTI & SLOWFOOD
Coldiretti a half million members is the largest organization of farmers alivello national and European level.
FoodSlow Slow Food is a non-profit organization that has 100,000 members in 150 countries around the world., Has the goal of promoting worldwide the food good, clean and fair.