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Gourmet tour - Western Sicily

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Day 1:

Arrival at Palermo airport and welcome with coach / minivan
Visit Piazza Marina with spectacular ficus trees, Palazzo Abatellis and Palazzo Mirto. Visit to the Wine Museum with aperitif
Check-in hotel, dinner of typical Sicilian dishes and overnight

Day 2:
Breakfast at hotel

City visit to the Norman Palace and Palatine Chapel, the Cathedral, St. John of the Hermits . Street food  walk tour through the city center and the colorful market of Ballarò with lunch along the trail . Free time and return to hotel,  for dinner and overnight

Day 3:

Transfer to Agrigento and guided visit to amazing  at Valle dei Templi and Kolymbetra garden

Lunch in a typical tavern. Return to Palermo, dinner and overnight

Day 4:
Breakfast at hotel
Transfer to Aspra to visit the small anchovy museum with explanation of the history of the anchovy fishery and anecdotes of fishermen with final tasting.
Transfer to Cefalu to visit the lovely town, free lunch. In the afternoon, transfer to Castelbuono for a visit to a farm with production of Manna. Visit the village and the castle with the beautiful chapel decorated by the famous Serpotta stucco. Return to hotel, dinner and overnight.

Day 5:
Breakfast and check-out
Transfer to Segesta and visit to the temple, the ancient theater and the Acropolis. Along the way, stop for free tasting of typical "cassatelle" with warm ricotta.
Stop at a gastronomic center with a welcome drink, cooking class about two hours on the preparation of typical fish cous-cous (starting from bran), caponata and trapanese bruschetta and, at the end, lunch with the dishes prepared. Transfer to Erice and visit the beautiful medieval town, situated on the top of a mountain overlooking Trapani.
Transfer to Marsala and check in at the hotel, dinner with local products and overnight.

Day 6:
Breakfast at hotel
Transfer to Marsala, visit to a historic cellar with experiential wines tasting.
Following transfer to Salemi and visit to a dairy farm of Vastedda Belice, sheep cheese with spun dough, Slow Food, and rustic lunch.
In the afternoon guided tour of the Stagnone lagoon on a typical boat and visit the fascinating island of Mozia, an ancient Phoenician colony, and circumnavigation of the island to the discovery the remains of the Phoenician city. Sunset dinner and return to the hotel.

Day 7:
Breakfast at hotel and check-out
Guided tour of the Natural Reserve of Trapani salt pans, with explanation of the process of extraction of salt (Slow Food). According with flight departure, transfer to Palermo airport.

 

OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES

- Excursion  from August to October: grape harvest and walk through the vineyards and with tractor

- Excursion from October to November:  olive harvest and visit the mill

- Excursion on May: visit Ustica island and picking the lentils Slow Food (Optional days)

- Excursion from May to September: visit the island of Pantelleria and capers harvest (Optional days)

 

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