Authentic Sicilian Experience for the Food Lover
Palermo, Agrigento, Modica, and Taormina (Sicily)
About the location: As the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, the land of Sicily is a treasure, and not just when it comes to history, architectural beauty, complex culture, and diverse landscape, but also for its extremely high quality food. From the towering Mount Etna to the gorgeous blue coastline, explore everything that this Italian island has to offer in this special 7-night Italian cooking vacation.
Your culinary adventure will take you from big bustling towns like the city of Palermo, full of ancient grandeur, to charming, medieval towns and attractions. Discover the archeological beauty of extraordinary ruins from Greek civilization. Experience rich traditional Sicilian dishes, as well as wines in local vineyards.
Throughout your tour of the island of Sicily, accommodations will always be in at least 4-star superior hotels with private bathrooms. Whether in Palermo or Agrigento, or the many other cities you will visit, the hotels are centrally located and often offer gorgeous views of the surrounding area. Please see our hotel photo gallery for details about the specific Sicily hotels.
About the cooking classes: In addition to tastings of local olive oil, chocolates, and wines, experience traditional Sicilian food first hand by making it in three hands-on cooking classes! Your first cooking lesson takes place in Palermo, where you’ll visit the local bustling food market and then return to Chef Vincenzo’s kitchen to learn how to create traditional Sicilian dishes. The second class is in a local Modica restaurant, where you’ll learn to prepare popular recipes in the region. The third hands-on class is in Taormina, where you will learn from a famous chef to prepare a full meal, not far from the beautiful Mount Etna. In all classes, learn true Sicilian cooking from true Sicilians!