Italian Cooking Short Breaks in Sicily

Our short break cookery courses in Sicily give you the chance to discover the fascinating region of Sicily. Spend 4 days in the south-east of the island, learning to cook traditional Sicilian dishes and exploring historic towns such as Siracusa and Modica.

Nicknamed “God’s kitchen”, Sicily’s cuisine reflects its history – a melting pot of cultures after many invasions by the Greeks, the Byzantines and the Spanish (to name a few!) Much like the rest of Italy, Sicilian cooking is based on seasonal and locally grown ingredients ,with many of their centuries-old recipes using ingredients such as seafood, citrus, pistachios and ricotta. 

No Single Supplement

We never charge a single room supplement.

Small & Friendly Groups

Our group sizes are usually between 8 and 10 people.

Dates for 2020

DatePriceAvailability 
14 Mar - 17 Mar£999Only 2 Rooms Left Request More Info »
19 Mar - 22 Mar£999Only 2 Rooms Left Request More Info »
21 Mar - 24 Mar£999Sold Out
3 Apr - 6 Apr£999Sold Out
More dates are to be released for October / November 2020. Please check back or get in touch with us at info@flavoursholidays.com.

All-Inclusive Price

Flights, villa accommodation, all meals, drinks, activities, tuition, and transfers.

Solo Traveller Friendly

We are a favourite with solo travellers - over 80% of our guests travel solo.

Your Holiday Price of £999 Includes:

  • 2 cookery lessons with our local Italian chef.
  • Stay in one of our gorgeous 19th century farmhouses.
  • Private, en-suite accommodation in our Sicilian villa.
  • Day trips exploring historic and beautiful towns Siracusa and Modica.
  • All meals and wine, including 1 meal at a local restaurant.
  • Private transport throughout stay.
  • Return flights from London airports*
  • Complimentary group transfer from the airport to the villa.

* Contact us for more information

Italian Cooking Short Break in Sicily - Itinerary


Day 1

Benvenuti! Welcome to Sicily! You will find your Flavours driver waiting for the group with a sign that says ‘Flavours’ at the agreed meeting point. Once the group is all together, you will be taken by private minibus in our group transfer to the villa where you can settle in, meet your chef and host and enjoy welcome drinks and a light lunch, prepared by your chef. In the afternoon, join your chef in the kitchen for your first cooking lesson. Dinner tonight will be at the villa.

Serving Prosecco

Day 2

Today you visit the coastal town of Siracusa, one of the great cities of the Western Greek diaspora. Don’t miss the impressive cathedral Santa Maria della Colonna, or the wealth of ancient architecture and art, before having lunch in a local restaurant in the old part of the city, Ortigia. You will have some more time to explore after lunch. Dinner tonight is prepared by your chef back at the villa.

Siracusa Ocean

Day 3

Today you will enjoy the morning in the villa for another cooking lesson. In the afternoon you’ll be heading to Modica to taste its famous chocolate from a local producer. Dinner is prepared by your chef at the villa.

Cooking Lesson

Day 4

After breakfast, enjoy a leisure morning and after lunch our transfer will collect you and take you back to Catania Airport for your flight home. Arrivederci!


How to get there?

There are direct flights to Catania from the London airports and from Manchester, with regional connections available from across the UK. For each of our holidays, we provide a group transfer on arrival and departure to Catania Airport. Our team in the office are happy to advise you on our group transfer windows to help with your travel arrangements – simply contact us»

Flavours Holidays Sicily Region, Villa and Airport Map

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If you might be interested in activities other than Cooking, you can find out more about the Pilates, Painting, Photography and Learn Italian activity holidays that we offer in Sicily.

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