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

A room to yourself. We never charge a single room supplement.

Peace of Mind Guarantee

Flexible booking for our guests. Amend your holiday at no cost up to 45 days before your departure.

Dates for 2022

Date Price Availability    
12 Mar - 15 Mar £899 Available Request More Info »
13 Mar - 16 Mar £899 Available Request More Info »
19 Mar - 22 Mar £899 Only 2 Rooms Left Request More Info »
20 Mar - 23 Mar £899 Available Request More Info »

All-Inclusive Price

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

Solo Traveller Friendly

Tailored to cater for 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!

Travel Information

With over 20 years experience in organising flights for our guests, our team is continuously researching and monitoring the market for the best flight options that are on offer.

We understand that you would prefer flying direct from your local airport. We have curated a list of direct flights currently available from major UK airports to Catania Fontanarossa Airport:

  • London Gatwick (EasyJet, British Airways)
  • London Luton (EasyJet)
  • Birmingham (Tui)
  • Manchester (EasyJet)
  • Edinburgh (EasyJet)
Catania Fontanarossa Airport Map

We offer complimentary group transfers between Catania Fontanarossa Airport and your villa. These transfers are organised to meet as many flights from the UK as possible. You’ll be able to begin your holiday straight away with your group!

If you are travelling from a region of the UK not listed above, or travelling internationally, please don’t hesitate to get in touch to discuss the best flights for your holiday!

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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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