Sicilian Cuisine in Piazza Armerina

3-day Stay in Piazza Armerina with Cooking Lesson - Italy

Prices from £158 pp

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Duration3 days / 2 nights (flexible)

LocationPiazza Armerina

Suitable for families

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Overview

In Piazza Armerina, they know that good food and good company is the perfect recipe for fun. You'll stay on a traditional working farm, where the owners are happy to share their traditional recipes with you, telling you the long-storied history behind the many Sicilian delicacies. You will spend two nights here between the olive trees and vineyards. From the pool terrace you can look out over the rolling, green surroundings.

What's included

  • Accommodation – price based on 2 people sharing
  • 2 x breakfast

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Arrival Piazza Armerina

It’s now time to head to the interior of Sicily, which you may expect to be dry and barren, but the fertile area around Piazza Armerina is surprisingly verdant and fertile. You’ll stay in a small-scale country house, aka an agriturismo, in the South of Piazza Armerina with a swimming pool and a good restaurant. It’s a working farm and a busy one too, producing wine, olive oil and harvesting fruits and nuts. Spend your days strolling through the serene, rolling countryside or relax with a book by the pool. 

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Villa Romana del Casale and departure Piazza Armerina

Even though you will leave this region today, it still has one more treat in store before you depart, the Villa Romana del Casale. This impressive Roman villa, covered with mosaic floors from the 3rd century, is the main attraction of Central Sicily. The mosaics in the former summer residence of a Roman emperor were only rediscovered in 1929 and are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. After this stop, continue your journey through Sicily to the Baroque town of Ragusa, or the fertile winelands of the Etna volcano. 

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