Discover the traditions of Sicilian orange farming on this eco-tour, and taste delicious local food and wines.
What to Expect
This eco-tourism itinerary will introduce you to the fascinating and ancient traditions of Sicilian orange cultivation. Skilled staff will describe the different kinds of citrus and production techniques, as well as various treatments from irrigation to collection.
You will have a chance to pick the fruit yourself from a citrus grove, assisted by skilled staff. After that, make your own orange juice, orange salad or lemon seltz (a type of Sicilian sparkling water).
Experience a wine tasting inside an old palmento dating from 1800, one of the oldest in this area, and still perfectly preserved. This will include four wines produced by the local farm, black and green olives, dried tomatoes, mushrooms, salami, cheese, patè, marmalade and bread.
- Visit to orange plantation
- Fruits picked from the trees for seltz or salad
- Tasting of four different glasses of wine with local food delicacies
What's Not Included
- Transportation is not included, but can be arranged upon request
Tenuta del Gelso-Contrada Pietramarina
Strada Vicinale Pietramarina Bragasergi s.n.
95012 - Castigione di Sicilia Catania