Kalsa district, from the Arabic al Khalisa (the chosen), was the Arabic walled settlement where the emir lived in Palermo during the Arabic period. Over time, the district has undergone several changes that made it rich in history and art and today boast...
.An exceptional continuity of life and a centuries-old historical stratification characterize Palermo, the most important city of the Carthaginian eparchy, and the third city-port together with Solunto and Mozia. It was founded in the 7th century BC by the Phoenicians
Our private cultural tour in the heart of the Madonie Mountains starts in Castelbuono, a small and beautiful village lying in a valley in the Milocca hills and surrounded by a forest landscape with oak, chestnut, ash and cherry trees. We will visit the 14th-centu...
This small hamlet is located in the heart of Sicily, 700 meters above sea level, and is perched on the top of a hill, boasting an incredible view of Mount Etna. It is surrounded by wide and fertile valleys that, at the time of the Romans, represented the main source of the econom...
Travelling along the highway that links the East and West coasts of Sicily, right in the middle of the island, you can see a mountain blanketed with houses and churches. It's Mount Teja, whose slopes host the town of Agira. This small hilltop town still bear...
To those who go forward into the centre of Sicily, the Lombardy Castle emerges majestic on the bare rock, often shrouded by a ring of clouds. On its flank, the Rock of Ceres still holds the memory of the time-honoured calling towards the goddess of crops.
In the heart of Sicily, among the undulating peaks of the Erean Mountains, we will discover the old town centre of Piazza Armerina and the Roman Villa with its Roman mosaics, listed as UNESCO World Heritage. Our private cultural t...
Inside unexpected and breath-taking scenery, in the middle of a Hyblaean canyon, we will welcome you to a place full of history and traditions: a late 18th-century watermill, completely restored by the owners. After listening to the stories of the millers...
In an era overpowered by technology, ancient handicraft traditions have existed and survived for generations in Palermo. This fascinating private walking tour consists of visiting small ha...
Why can no one here think of anything but chocolates? Joanne Harris, Chocolat Simple, because Modica is the only city in Sicily with a chocolate making tradition
In the core of the late Baroque town of Modica, in the charming and homely atmosphere of a family home, our cook will guide you in kneading “scacce” (a succulent dish made of pastry stuffed with cheese and tomato or other seaso...
Let our local cook guide you on a market tour in Ortygia, and buy the ingredients for your private cooking class in a stunning location in Siracusa. As the cries of fishmongers, butchers, and greengrocers ring out amid colorful, overloade...
Seafood and mountain recipes meet perfectly in Catania’s cuisine. The incredible variety of dishes and flavors springs from a rich cultural melting pot. Our private cooking class will begin with a guid...
You will join a private cooking class that takes place in a stunning manor, where a fascinating family will show you the importance of the "Famiata Sicana". This expression refers to a moment of conviviality
Our local cook will host you at a beautiful “Baglio” nearby Segesta, which is surrounded by a lush olive grove. She will illustrate the history of this traditional 18th-century manor farm. After the introduction, you will follow our cook to her...
Narrow valleys and soft hills will be the background of this journey through the flavors that are typical of the countryside just outside Noto. On our expert-led private tour, we will see centuries-old olive trees from which an intense an...
The southern end of Sicily, which was known by the name of Promontorium Pachyni during ancient times, represents one of the excellent areas in the agricultural backdrop of the island. Several factors render it so exceptional: the strength ...
We will follow an exceptional flavour path from the Hyblaean countryside to the historical city centre of Modica, and among dry stone walls and sumptuous Baroque staircases. During this trip, the freshness and scent emanated by the 
…a fondant chocolate of two types - vanilla and cinnamon - to be eaten in squares or melted in a cup: the flavour is so unique that whoever tastes it seems to have attained the archetype, the absolute and the chocolate produced elsewhere - even the most famous - seems to be its ad...
Leontinoi was settled by Greeks during the 8th century BC, and it had a very important role in the struggles and power dynamics between Greeks and natives in eastern Sicily. Our expert-led private tour will take you back in time, visiting the ...
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