Weekend Siracusa – Sicily gourmet experience

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The tour:

Discover fantastic places, enjoy the delights of our land, Modica and Chocolate, join guided tours through the spectacular lanes of the old town of Syracuse, discover Ortigia.

Highlights:

  • Modica
  • Artemision (siracusa)
  • Caravaggio
  • Isola di Ortigia (siracusa)
  • Ragusa
Price - 4 pax min

Price from € 300,00 per person sharing a double room

Minimum 4 PAX

Price includes
  • Overnight in 4**** hotel in BB basis.
  • Return transfer from/to Catania Airport.
  • Guided visit of Ragusa and Modica
  • Guided visit of Ortigia sites.
  • Cooking class in Syracuse.
  • Wine, chocolate & cheese tasting as in the programme.
Price do not includes
  • Local taxes to be paied locally
  • Entrance fee to historic and archaeological sites.
  • All tips and extras
  • All not mentioned in “Price includes”

Arrival

Arrival in Catania. Transfer to hotel in Siracusa. Overnight.

1° Day

Cooking class in Ortigia

Morning: After breakfast, meeting with a professional chef in Ortigia (the historic centre of Syracuse) . Togheter we’ll move to the local market, introducing taste and flavour of Sicilian products. After shopping, it will start  the prepararation of the recepies in the kitchen of one of the most typical Sicilian restaurant in Ortigia. At the end, participants will enjoy a full meal prepared by themselves and supervised by the chef.

Afternoon: After lunch, guided visit of hidden Ortigia, including the famous Cathedral, Artemision and the City Theatre, the church of Santa Lucia alla Badia ( preserving a precious masterpiece of italian painter Caravaggio). Back to the hotel and overnight.

2° Day

Cheese, and Wine Tasting in Sicilian Countryside

After breakfast, moving towards Ragusa. A brief introduction of Ibla, the historic centre of the baroque town, then move to the countryside to visit a typical cheese factory, including a cheese tasting and other local products. Transfer to Modica for lunch, totally street food orientated. After lunch, we will taste the famous spiced chocolate in one of the best sweet shop in town. The last stop will be on the way to Noto, for a wine tasting in a local winery.

Back to the Hotel in Syracuse. Overnight.

3° Day

Departure

Morning free. Private transfer to Catania Airport. End of services.

4° Day