Sicily West through the 5 Senses www.morescaviaggi.com
TOURIST AND CULTURAL ROUTE 8 Days / 7 Nights
Sight, taste, touch, smell and hearing are the protagonist to explore and experience the Western Sicily reality www.morescaviaggi.com
Day 1: Arrival at the airport and transfer to hotel by bus with Morescaâ€™ s assistant. Accommodation in private rooms. Welcome cocktail. Afternoon at leisure. Dinner and overnight.
Day 2: VIEWâ€Ś. on the western sicily looking at africa See with your eyes closed - see through the dominant eye
Breakfast at hotel. Bus transfer G.T. to Mothia pier. Departure to Island by typical "boats" and guided tour of the museum Whitaker, Punic Sicilian museum, which boasts the famous "Young Man of Mothia", a white marble finely modeled statue of extraordinary beauty and. Lunch on site. In the afternoon transfer to Erice, "City of Science".
…… Guided tour to Venus Castle, from which you can admire the beautiful panoramic view of Trapani. Tour of the Balio. Visit the old town to experience the 'typical medieval urban layout with squares. "STRATI STRITTI E CHINI DI CURVI", narrow winding streets, where to overlook the beautiful flowered courtyards and where the charm of old medieval village enlivened by shops of crafts is mantained: finely decorated ceramics, colorful hand-woven carpets, traditional sweets made from almonds and candied fruit. Stop for the tasting of the "Genovese", a typical Erice sweet .. Return and visit of the historical center of Marsala. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 3: TASTEâ€Ś. the discovery of the old taste of sicily
For a few other places like Sicily talk about cooking means to start a journey within a journey, encountering dishes that reveal perspectives of time and suggest images of places. Kitchen full of fragrant products, flavors that are, as well as the geographical position of the island, in a delicious balance between land and sea.
Breakfast at hotel. Bus transfer G.T. to Trapani to discover the local flavors. Guided tour of the historic center. Lunch at a restaurant with local products. In the afternoon, return to Marsala. Afternoon at leisure. Return to hotel, dinner and overnight.
Day 4: TASTE â€Ś. and the tale continues â€Ś.
Breakfast at hotel. Morning free for shopping with free lunch. In the afternoon, visit to a local bakery to see how the bread with flour regrind is made. Tasting of "Pane cunzato" (flavored bread). Return to hotel, dinner and overnight.
Day 5: TOUCH â€Ś. the art of touch in sicily
Breakfast at hotel. Bus transfer G.T. for a local farm house (agriturismo), where participants will learn the way how "incucciare" the "cous cous". Lunch on your own. In the afternoon, transfer by bus for the ceramics factory. Laboratory of ceramic production and decoration of typical souvenirs or similar alternative route. Return to hotel, dinner and overnight.
Day 6: SMELL â€Ś. smells and perfumes in sicily
Breakfast at hotel. Bus transfer G.T. to another farm house. Guided tour to discover the stages of local production. Lunch on your own. In the afternoon, transfer for a wine cellar with Marsala tasting. Return to hotel, dinner and overnight.
Day 7: HEAR …. the voices and sounds of sicily
Breakfast at hotel. Full day excursion to Palermo during which you can admire the typical local markets. "Ballarò'", is one of the oldest food markets. "Capo", commonly called by the locals "Market Grascia, which applies mainly to the sale of the fish. Lunch on your own, we recommend the tasting of typical local products: sandwiches with “Panelle” and “Meusa“ (Spleen), “Stigghiola" (lamb liver with onions seasoned with parsley, salt and pepper) and “Arancini”. Afternoon at leisure (we recommend shopping in the historic center of Palermo). Return to Marsala to hotel. Dinner with entertainment by a Sicilian folk group. Overnight.
Day 8: Breakfast at hotel. Release the rooms and transfer to airport by bus with Morescaâ€™ s assistant and end of our services.
The price includes: • • • • • • • • • • •
Bus transfers G.T. airport / hotel / airport; Bus Gran Turismo, available for the duration of the tour; Moresca’ s assistant for the duration of the tour; Accommodation in 3 star hotels in double or triple rooms; Meals as per itinerary; Guided tour at a local bakery with tasting of the "pane cunzato" (flavored bread); Lesson theory and practice of the art of '"incucciare" cous cous. Lesson theory and practice at a local pottery or alternatively similar experience; Guided tours of farm houses premises; local folk group; Guided tour of a wine cellar with typical Marsala tasting;
The price does not include: • • • • •
Entrance fees to museums, villas, monuments and archaeological sites; Gratuities and extras of any kinds made exception for what it is identified in the program; Porterage; Optional excursions; Personal expenses and everything not mentioned in "the price includes".