5 Nights

The whole experience. The perfect combination of culinary adventure, traditional tastes and rustic relaxation. You’ll have time to explore Sicilian food culture, soak in your surroundings, and wine and dine on the best local ingredients. A five-night stay includes four cooking classes and lunches, four excursions, five dinners and breakfasts. Changing menus represent the range of Sicilian cuisine and local ingredients. Meals on site are accompanied by Tasca D’Almerita wines and excursions* are organized according to season and availability.


Single Room: €2,475

Double Room: €4,375

Costs include accommodation at Case Vecchie or one of the nearby cottages, and indicated lessons, meals, wine and excursions.

Example Program


  1. Day One
    3:00 to 5:00 pm: Check-in
    7:30 pm: Welcome aperitivo and dinner
  2. Day Two
    9:00 am: Breakfast
    10:30 am: Cooking lesson followed by lunch
    3:00 pm: Free afternoon for relax
    4:00 pm: Head into the nearby town of Valledolmo to visit a coffee roaster for a short tour and tasting. Then take a trip to the local woodworker who makes artisanal wine boxes.*
    7:30 pm: Aperitivo and dinner at Case Vecchie
  3. Day Three
    9:00 am: Breakfast
    10:30 am: Cooking lesson followed by lunch
    3:00 pm: Free afternoon for relax
    5:00 pm: Visit the nearby ethnographic museum and continue with a pizza making course at the local pizzeria.*
  4. Day Four
    7:45 am: On the road to see local shepherd and cheese-maker perform his daily ritual of ricotta making.* A picnic breakfast is provided.
    10:30 am: Return to Case Vecchie for a tour of the gardens.
    12:00 pm: Cheese tasting at the table followed by lunch.
    3:00 pm: Take advantage of your surroundings in the afternoon and stroll through the vineyards or take some sun by the pool.
    5:30 pm: 4-course cooking class and delicious dinner.
  5. Day Five
    9:00 am: Breakfast
    10:00 am: Visit the hill town of Polizzi Generosa to see local ceramic producer. Meet the producer of Slow Food Presidium bean and green peppers and taste her products.*
    1:00 pm: Picnic lunch and visit to the town.
    3:00 pm: Return to Case Vecchie
    5:30 pm: Farewell cooking lesson and dinner
  6. Day Six
    9:00 am: Breakfast
    10:00 am: Goodbyes and departure

*Please make any excursion requests at the time of booking. Excursions are dependent on season and availability and last minute changes may occur.


**Airfare and transportation to and from Case Vecchie are not included in the price. Please request transportation arrangements at the time of booking if you would like us to book a car to and from the estate.


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