4 nights & 5 Days

Taste of Sicily

A journey to explore Sicily’s incredible food and wine culture. A trip back in time discovering the influence of those cultures that have dominated the Island for the last three thousand years.

Get deep into Sicilian gastronomy’s flavours by visiting the characteristic Palermo’s historical markets overflowing with olives and colourful citrus fruits amongst the banter of the vendors. Get to know the heart of Sicily and the still unspoiled area of The Madonie Park. A treasure trove of quaint villages and beautiful landscapes with noble vineyards estate, olive trees and endless wheat fields.

A treat for all five senses and a great way to catch the real soul of the Island.


Salvatore Minneci

Salvatore Minneci was born in 1968 in Castellana Sicula, a small town in the Madonie. His working career began at the age of 16 in Germany. After he worked his way up, he decided to open a restaurant in Nuremberg. Although the years in Nuremberg gave him great satisfaction, in 2006, he decided to return to Italy and continue his restaurant business in Polizzi Generosa where he ran his restaurant. In 2017, he accepted the offer from Susafa where Salvatore, fully embracing the company philosophy, that is, blending tradition with innovation, now plays the role of chef.



Day 1 – Arrival

Welcome to Palermo, the capital of Sicily!! A crossroad of cultures and traditions since ancient time.
You will be welcomed at Palazzo Brunaccini, a boutique hotel right in the heart of the old Palermo. Enjoy the flavours of the local cuisine at the restaurant Don Carlo at Palazzo Brunaccini with excellent and unique local products selected by the chef.
Overnight at Palazzo Brunaccini

Day 2 – Ballarò Market and Cefalù

Experience Palermo’s culture by visiting one of its historical markets: Ballarò. Learn about the food and all the secrets of this unique world of colours, sounds and smells. Get to know the coast with the visit of Cefalù; a pretty fishing village squeezed between a dramatic mountain peak and a sunny stretch of sand. Then, continue to your next accommodation: Masseria Susafa. An old farmhouse now converted into spaces for hospitality.
Overnight at Masseria Susafa

Day 3 – The villages of the Madonie mountains

A day in the “Parco delle Madonie” and its surrounding scenic countryside. Visit the town of Gangi and the Medieval village of Petralia Soprana. Stop for a lunch break at the trattoria “Da Salvatore”, a certified slow food destination, before continuing to Polizzi Generosa, famous for its beautiful churches and the view of the highest peaks of the Madonie mountains
Overnight at Masseria Susafa

Day 4 – Sicilian Cooking & Wine

A day dedicated to discovering the Sicilian flavours. Start the day with a cooking class at the restaurant “ Il Granaio” at the Masseria Susafa. In the afternoon, visit the Regaleali Estate, a green oasis in the heart of Sicily, and enjoy their excellent wines surrounded by rows of vineyards and olive trees.
Overnight at Masseria Susafa

Day 5 – Departure

It is time to say goodbye and see you soon for your next journey!!!!!

Partner Hotels

A gorgeous rural retreat located 30 km away from the village of Polizzi Generosa, part of Sicily’s beautiful Madonie natural park. Its impressively peaceful location, bucolic views and scrumptious food make it the perfect destination for a countryside escape.


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