GoSicily invites you to join them in this amazing food tours and cooking vacations in the stunningly beautiful city of Sicily, Italy. Take this time to indulge yourself with Italian cuisines and learn their traditions and culture through their foods. Not only that, explore and discover the marvelous city of Favara. Come and experience it all in this short culinary getaway!
A comfortable accommodation is included in the price. You can either choose to stay in Alba Palace, a four-star or another three-star accommodation that will be determined during the vacation.
In the heart of the most authentic Sicily, a few steps from the majesty of Agrigento and from the valley of the temples, there is Alba Palace, the first and only four-star hotel of Favara, a real spearhead of the Sicilian hospitality. An ancient palace of the XIX century built around an apse of the '700, recovered in a contemporary style with a perfect balance between tradition and innovation.
A new architectural project, on the line with the Farm Cultural Park, the first tourist park of the South of Italy dedicated to contemporary art: here art, culture, and urban regeneration blend, giving a new perspective to the small Favara and its social context.
At Alba Palace in Favara, you will find luxury suites, tasty dishes of the best gourmet cuisine combined with the excellent labels of our wine cellar, lounge bar, spa with a wellness program and much more for a dream stay dedicated to those who love to enjoy only the best.
The Favara walking and tasting tour is a walking tour of the marvelous city of Favara, one that allows you to live a true experience of the senses in this renowned city of the Easter Lamb. Your tour begins in Piazza dei Vespri, where the Chiesa Madre resides, so you will visit this beautiful Renaissance-style cathedral, the dome of which is among the oldest in Sicily.Continuing on the route, you will reach Piazza Cavour, the pulsing heart of the city. Here, you can find the city hall, the Castello Chiaramonte, the Chiesa del Rosario, the town library and a series of buildings of noble Sicilian origins, the beauty of which is remarkable and full of history.
At this point, following the winding little streets of the city’s historic center, you reach a historic pastry shop where you will taste Pasta Elena, a sweet that was born right in Favara on the occasion of the arrival of Italy’s Queen Elena di Savoia (spouse of king Vittorio Emanuele III), to the Agrigento region - a treat that was much to her liking, both for the flavor as well as for the homage.
Now arrives the moment to get to know Farm Cultural Park, a contemporary art museum which takes great credit in helping to bring new life and modern culture to Favara.
What is Farm? It’s a community dedicated to inventing new ways of thinking and living, a contemporary art museum but above all a museum of people. Seven small courtyards give a home to small Arabic-style structures where artists from all over the world exhibit their works. Here we will have an authentic lunch.
This culinary vacations will take place in Favara, Sicily, Italy.
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