ARTS & CRAFTS
Traditions of Sicily
FOOD & WINE
To the roots
5-12 June 2021
Be one of the six Digging Deep Voyagers who will have the unique opportunity to explore Sicily through A Sicilian Journey, at a very special reduced price for a one and only experience.
Connect with locals discovering Sicilian traditions, with the craftsmen in their workshops, making your own piece of ceramic, attending the Teatro dei Pupi show and visiting the workshop where the marionettes are crafted.
Explore the nature and feel overwhelmed by the dramatic landscape of the Etna volcano or by the luxuriant Cava Carosello natural reserve where you can have a swim in one of the deep freshwater plunge pools.
Imagine the scent of wild herbs and inebriating orange blossom, while indulging in a delicious meal served at a farmer’s table or prepared by you at a special hands-on cooking class. Make Ricotta cheese in the traditional way with a local shepherd and rejoice in a tasting of splendid wines on the slopes of Etna.
Receive your Emotional Sicily Welcome Pack and a personalised digital photobook which we will carefully prepare for you.
Join one of our small group journeys
Three exclusive itineraries designed around our favourite themes
Only 6 guests sharing a unique travel experience
-soon new dates will be published Spring and Autumn 2022-
Meet the people that take care of the land, by cultivating and respecting it profoundly. Visit those who transform their harvests making flour from wheat, precious wine and oil from grape and olives. Discover how fresh cheese and ricotta are made together with a shepherd, still in the traditional way. Be delighted by a special wine tasting while having a breathtaking view , after a walk among vineyards: get tho learn about volcanic terroir on the Etna Mountain or about Val di Noto wines. From farm to table, you will indulge in savory delicacies, prepared at a hands-on cooking experience, at a Michelin Starred restaurant, tasting the best Arancini of Sicily or at a familiar trattoria.
Hike through Cava Carosello and visit antique mills and tanneries or have a swim in one of the deep fresh water plunge pools, before having lunch at a farm where you will feel the real Sicilian hospitality.
Sip a glass of wine at a boutique winery after discovering the seaside at Vendicari. Discover the centre of Sicily, appreciate the different landscape, the cooler temperature, and learn about the dramatic history of Sicilian sulphur mines. Head towards the Aeolian Islands, where Stromboli will capture you with its constant, fascinating, eruptions. Hike on the majestic Etna, the highest active volcano in Europe.
Dive into Sicilian traditions accompanied by the craftsmen themselves. Be impressed by traditional pottery and basketry techniques, refined Baroque engravings, folk music and dance, the magic of Teatro dei Pupi, and, of course, amazing artisanal food.
Our collaborators are passionate, enthusiastic and willing to show you their mastery, as well as sharing the stories about their creations and the traditions they continue.
Sail on the sea towards a natural marine reserve related to the myth of Ulysses and Polyphemus and visit a traditional fisherman’s village. Be delighted by the food and wine experiences.
Why choose us as your Sicilian Travel Specialist for a small group journey?
The Sicilian Experts - trust our insider knowledge to make your journey immersive and unforgettable.
An Intimate Group of Like-Minded Guests - Join a small group of only 6 persons and feel as you're travelling with a group of friends.
Responsible Travel – A careful selection of partners who share our same values about sustainable tourism for a positive impact on local community
An All-Inclusive Experience – You’re here to enjoy the journey. An all-inclusive trip fee means that you get to immerse yourself into the experience without worrying about practical issues.
Always There For You – We’re always close by and ready to assist with any request, 24/7.