Pantelleria with Chef Anita Lo May 23-25, 2023Sold out
The name Pantelleria derives from the Arabic ‘Bint el Riah’ or ‘Daughter of the Wind’, and the island is actually located closer to Tunisia than Italy, 65 km to be precise. It is the result of ancient volcanic activity which created an underwater volcano sticking out of the surface of the sea.
Scorched black magma rocks and ‘calderic’ collapses have, however, left a hilly but incredibly fertile land, home to pines, oak, olives, blueberries and even cactus fruit.
The ‘dammuso’ is the typical building of Pantelleria and their strikingly white dome vaults make the island’s landscape unique. The purpose of the vaults is to direct rainwater to a cistern.
The capers of Pantelleria are regarded by the experts as having the best in the world.
About Chef Anita Lo
Depart for a panoramic excursion around the island and discover a lava plain covered by stunning ridges. Lunch at a local farm house with family-style dishes.
Visit De Bartoli winery in Bukkuram - where passitos will be explained and tastings enjoyed. Stop by the Caper Museum before returning to the hotel. This evening our welcome Pantesco dinner will overlook the sea.
(B, L, D)
Transfer to the port of Pantelleria and board our boat for an excursion on the open sea. We'll discover inlets, beaches and places that can only be reached by water. Swim, fish or explore.
Enjoy a snack lunch of spaghettata and antipasti panteschi on board, which is equipped with shade, WC with shower, and cushions.
Dinner will be in the outdoor dining area of our Dammusi.
(B, L, D)
• Airport transfers
• Flight from Trapani to Pantelleria
• Flight from Pantelleria to Palermo
• Two nights boutique hotel with breakfast
• Private tour guides
• Daily driving services
• Lunches & dinners with wines
• Boating experience
• Excursions & tastings as indicated in itinerary
• Anything not mentioned in Included
• International Airfare
$2,200 per person, double occupancy, $400 single supplement