Agrigento 2023: Talks, Tours and Tastings
June 10-16 2023

We will be staying at the wonderful Fattoria Mosè near the Valley of the Temples. https://www.fattoriamose.com/

The week will be a mixture of informal talks on Sicilian history and culture, trips to the Valley of the Temples and nearby places of interest, and the opportunity to enjoy wonderful local food together in convivial surroundings.

 

Prices

Talks and Tours: £445.00 (To be paid in advance).

Accommodation, lunch and dinner (all included) for the week at Fattoria Mosè.

Per person: Single room (ensuite): Euro 540

Per person: Double (ensuite): Euro 450-480

(To be paid on departure).

 

 

Sat 10 June.

Arrival at Fattoria Mosè. 16.30-19.30.

Dinner.

Sunday 11 June.

Breakfast.

10-00-12.00 Giuseppe Taibi, ‘My Agrigento’.

13.00 Lunch.

14.30. Tour of Agrigento’s Centro Storico.

18.30 Return to Mosè.

20.00 Dinner.

Monday 12 June.

Breakfast.

10.00-12.00. History of the Temples.

13.00. Lunch.

14.30. Visit to the temples. Tour guide.

18.30. Return to Mosè..

20.00. Dinner.

Tuesday 13 June.

Breakfast.

10.00-12.00. Talk on the history of the Kolymbethra Gardens.

13.00. Lunch.

14.30. Visit to Kolymbethra Garden.

18.00. Wine tasting at Kolymbethra.

19.30. Return to Mosè..

20.00. Dinner.

Wednesday 14 June.

Breakfast.

10.00-12.00. Talk on Sicilian writers: Tomasi di Lampedusa, Sciascia, Pirandello.

13.00 Lunch.

14.30. Visit to Racalmuto.

19.00. Return to Mosè.

20.00. Dinner.

Thursday 15 June.

Breakfast.

10.00. Visit to Sciacca.

Tour of town (with guide).

Lunch in Sciacca. Porto San Paolo, seafood restaurant overlooking port.

Free afternoon in Sciacca. Swimming etc.

18.30. Return to Mosè..

20.00. Dinner.

Friday 15 June.

Breakfast.

10.00. Visit Scala Dei Turchi and Porto Empedocle.

12.30. Return to Mosè.

13.00. Lunch

PM: Depart.

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