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Sicilian Family Lunch/Dinner

Sicilian Family Lunch/Dinner

Enjoy a one of kind experience where you will dine with a lovely Sicilian family that will be happy to host you in a charming house and delight you with traditional specialties of Sicilian cuisine. This is a tour of colors, flavors and history, all within a most friendly atmosphere. Discover the secrets of the homemade cooking and the passion for good and genuine food.

Sicilian Country Life (with Sicilian Pizza Lesson)

Sicilian Country Life  (with Sicilian Pizza Lesson)

Departure to the nearby village Sant’Angelo Muxaro for a cooking class in a typical private country house. Here, you will learn how to prepare Sicilian bread and pizza (sfincione) with traditional ingredients like pecorino cheese, olive oil and sardines. For lunch, pizza and hot bread with olive oil and oregano will be served. In the afternoon, you will go on an archaeological walk with your local tour guide through the countryside and its magnificent nature. On this walk, you will visit the largest and oldest Tholos Tomb in Sicily (300 B.C.). This whole area is connected with the myth of Daedalus and Icarus as well as the Minotaur labyrinth. Your guide will then take you to a bakery to taste biscuits and homemade cookies. Then, you will visit a shepherd’s house to taste soft pecorino cheese and ricotta cheese, fresh and still warm. This walking itinerary really takes you far from the classic tourist routes.

The True Sicily

The True Sicily

Pick up at hotel by your English speaking driver. Today, you will visit one of the most typical village of the Agrigento Province, in the ancient heart of Sicily, at the gates of the Sican Mountains. Sant’Angelo Muxaro rises in the place that saw the epos of the Sican King Kokalos, in a secret and ancient land, far from the touristic areas, on a hill over the Valley of the Platani river. Along the town’s lanes and courtyards, you can enjoy the sight of the wild and luxuriant countryside. You will meet your guide in Sant’Angelo. The first kilometers will take you into a natural path leading to the characteristic hill of Sant’Angelo. You will continue this scenic route until the archaeological area, where you will visit tombs and recent diggings. Along the way, you will see almond, pistachio and olive trees. At about 270 meters, you will stop at the Tholos tomb, also known as The Tomb of the Prince. At this point, the itinerary becomes gastronomic and you are going to stop between the narrow lanes of Sant’Angelo Muxaro for cheese, bread with olives, oil, typical omelets of the season. There will also be a red wine tasting.

Cooking in a Wine Estate

Cooking in a Wine Estate

Arrival at Regaleali, one of the most important wine-producing estates in Sicily. Here in the Cooking School of Fabrizia and Anna Tasca Lanza, located in the middle of the vineyards, you will experience a special cooking class held by an amazing teacher and author. The chef will share her knowledge of local cuisine and its history in order to allow you learn how to prepare “caponata”, “arancini” and “cannoli” with sweet ricotta cheese. A special tour of the vineyards and of the wine cellars is planned to enjoy their wines.

Visit or Cooking in an Olive Estate

Visit or Cooking in an Olive Estate

Meet the owners Silvia and Giuseppe for a tour of the Olive Oil Estate and its oil mill. The farm has a long tradition of specialized cultivations and the love and care of the land has been passed down from one generation to another. Today, 40 hectares of this land are dedicated to olive trees, with extremely innovative cultivation techniques. This tour includes a special Extra Virgin Olive Oil tasting with Giuseppe.

OPTIONAL: Mrs. Silvia Di Vincenzo offers special cooking courses for her guests, in which she emphasizes the use of typical ingredients and tasty traditional recipes. She also reveals the little tricks of Sicilian cuisine. Her favorite recipes are “anelletti al forno” (baked pasta rings), “pasta con le sarde” (with sardines), “polpettone” (Italian meatloaf), stir-fry “da strada” (“on the road”), and especially desserts with almonds or ricotta cheese.

Wine Tour: Tasca D’Almerita Winery (Regaleali)

Wine Tour: Tasca D’Almerita Winery (Regaleali)

Departure to Regaleali Estate, Tasca d’Almerita, which is a fine wine producing estate with an aristocratic background. It was founded in 1830 and has been considered to be a benchmark in high quality wine production ever since. Visit of the winery and tasting of their best award winning wines during lunch. You will then return to Agrigento.

Wine Tour: Planeta & Feudo Arancio

Wine Tour: Planeta & Feudo Arancio

Pick up at hotel by your English speaking driver. Then, you will be driven to Feudo Arancio Winery, constructed in the traditional baglio style. The mix of state-of-the-art technology and traditional architecture of the winery reflects the style of its final product. Arancio cultivates its own grapes in two large estates along the windy south coast of the island. A total of 1,700 acres of vineyards are planted in single variety fields in order to offer 100% single varietal wines to the consumer. Then, you will be taken to Sambuca di Sicilia to visit Planeta Winery, founded in 1995 on the banks of Lake Arancio surrounded by vineyards and a native olive tree grove. You will tour the production facility, visit the aging cellar and have a tasting of four different wines paired with local lunch. Finally, drive to Selinunte to visit the archeological park on your own. Return to the hotel.



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