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Discover the treasures of Sicily through this gastronomic and cultural experience at one of the island’s most beautiful Slow Food retreats.

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€1,598 based on two people in a double suite

Minimum group size 2, maximum group size 6

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Built with the features of a country boutique hotel and located close to the slopes of Mount Etna, the biggest active volcano of Europe, Monaci delle Terre Nere houses an organic farm and many original features. The beautiful residence exudes a special energy and invites its guest to experience and explore the traditions and culture of Sicily. In this exclusive experience your bespoke stay will include extensive sampling of the ‘Slow Food’ produced by the property’s kitchen, along with the opportunity to learn about Sicilian gastronomy along the way through a special cookery class designed especially for you. You will also have the opportunity to pick ingredients from the hotel’s organic garden and select herbs for personalised cocktails to enjoy at aperitivo hour.



Transfer from and to the airport of Catania with private chauffeur

Accommodation in one of the suites of the hotel Monaci delle Terre Nere

Daily breakfast

Three evening meals at the iconic ‘Locanda Nerello’ restaurant, following the principles of Slow Food

Aperitivo before every dinner at the Convivium Bar or by the pool*

Cooking class with the chef and lunch by the pool allowing guests to discover and learn the secrets of making homemade gnocchi**

Herb route: guests will take a stroll in the hotel’s herb garden to discover their signature scents and flavours before making a bespoke herbal infusion

At an additional cost guests have the opportunity to organise a private excursion of Etna with a private guide. Subject to season, weather condition and availability


Sicily, Italy


Minimum 2, maximum 6 people

All bookings are subject to availability. We advise booking at least 4 weeks in advance to guarantee the desired dates.

All other drinks are subject to additional charges.

*each guest is entitled to one cocktail per person before dinner every evening

**prepared with old Sicilian wheat and filled with wild herbs and five unique types of wine and olive oil made in the region of Etna. You will also taste the homemade bread made freshly each day

This offer is valid for bookings made between 16 December 2016 – 31 March 2017.

Blackout dates apply, pricing subject to local taxes.

Price bands applicable dependent on the date of travel.

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