Sicilian Culture and History through its Food & Wines
Dates: May 17 - 28, 2018
12 days, 5 nights - one hotel change only
Limited to 10 participants
The adventure takes you across the exotic island of Sicily from Catania to the southeast baroque region of Noto for the once a year “infiorata” "decorated with flowers"local artists display their fantastic skills of wonderful creations and paraded through town admiring the wonderful baroque balconies.
Travel a compendium of the greatest civilizations and cultures of all time- Greeks, Romans, Normans, Arabs and Spaniards have all influenced the island’s history, art, and architecture Siracusa, Ortigia, Ragusa/Ibla, Agrigento, and more. See coastlines and landscapes rich in contrasts. making its way to the kitchens of Sicily. Live the fishermen life in Portopalo. Visit Inspector Montalbano’s most beautiful places in a concentrate of colors, flavors and traditions typical of Sicily: Ragusa, Modica, Comiso, Vittoria, Ispica and Santa Croce.
Travel also through Terre Sicane for rich soils giving fruit to sustainable agriculture products, the heart of Sicilian cuisine and its exotic food combinations . Experience the island through the hands of master artisans in Sciacca, local specialties, authentic Sicilian cuisine hands-on cooking class, visit markets, and ancient salt reserves like Mozia. Taste the wines of different Mediterranean soils like Mandrarossa, Cerasuola di Vittoria, Nero D’Avola, Marsala, and the up and coming wines of the Volcano Etna Vineyards.