Sicilian Experience

Sicilian Experience

Sicilian Experience

Carmelina

I am very happy to share my passion and knowledge of Sicily.  

Come with me and experience the natural beauty and authenticity of the places and people we meet along the trails.

  • " ... savouring a lifestyle that hasn't changed in centuries' - is very much a work in progress. "


    Arthur Frommer, 2011

  • " Carmelina offers a glimpse of a way of life that is fast disappearing. "


    The Observer, 2009

  • " Foreign guests are invited to visit and observe the daily preparation of bread and rolls at the local bakery, to meet with the town's shepherd, to witness the pressing of olives into olive oil… and in general - to integrate themselves into the life of the community. "


    Arthur Frommer, 2011

  • " One woman is working to keep Sicily's traditions and culture alive - by sharing them with tourists. "


    The Observer, 2009

Experiences

During the cooking course Mimmo will explain how Sicilian food evolved through local traditions, culture and customs.

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Sicily is 3rd largest among Italian olive oil producing regions. Olives were first brought to Sicily between C.8 and C.5 B.C by the Greeks, they used the wealth created by the trade in oil and wine to build Siracusa.

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The 'Archaeological and Landscape Park of the Valley of the Temples' extends over 1300 hectares and contains breathtaking monumental and landscape heritage...

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The ancient art dating back to Frederick II, continued by the Ventimiglia family of Geraci and still practised today in Arab countries.

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The tour takes you off the beaten track and gives you real insight into Sicily's diversity and the legacy of the civilisations that have taken root in its fertile soils since the dawn of time:the Siculi & the Phoenicians, the Greeks & Romans, the Moors, the Normans, the Spanish & the French.

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The Sicilian cuisine is the most interesting of all the Italian regions, since each new invasion added another layer to an increasingly rich culinary tradition.

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Sustainable tourism

I’ve decided the best way to help the Sicily I love is to promote it to people who want to live life as a Sicilian local—to see the world through Sicilian eyes. This is the best way I know to contribute to the place I love, the home of my birth, the Sicily in me.