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Racalmuto: Nougat and Oil Tasting in Sciascia's Hometown

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Discover the baroque, ancient traditions, and taste some of the typical local products in Racalmunto. Visit the house museum of the famous poet Leonardo Sciascia.

Highlights

  • Explore the hometown of the famous poet Leonardo Sciascia
  • Discover delicious Sicilian flavors
  • Learn the history, culture and traditions of Sicily
  • Visit the Sanctuary of Maria Santissima del Monte and Sciascia's house-museum

Description

Meet your Local Expert in Racalmuto and enjoy an initial welcome tasting in the town square. Sweeten your day by tasting the typical Racalmuto taralli, also known as, tetù. Tasting the exquisite goodness, immersed in the baroque that adorns the streets of the town. Visit the Sanctuary of Maria Santissima del Monte and the house-museum of the famous poet Leonardo Sciascia, where part of the treasure belonging to the writer is kept. After that, go to the center, the circle of miners and salt miners, and then reach the historic theater, Regina Margherita.  Stroll through the city streets in the footsteps of Sciascia and reach Racalmuto's main street, where his dedicated statue stands. Here, you can discover one of Sicily's most traditional flavors by taking part in a cooking show. Allow a local artisan to show you how to make nougat and delight your palate with a tasting of typical nougat products. From culture and baroque, move on to discovering traditions. Arrive at a local farmhouse and take the opportunity to taste different varieties of oil. Learn the peculiarities of these olive trees and the various production techniques used to produce the oil. All this will be accompanied by a light lunch of cold meats, cheeses, and typical local products. 

Includes

Walking tour Tasting Show Cooking Light lunch

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  • When booking, please specify any allergies or intolerances Children up to 3 years old do not pay 

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