Photos - Cooking & Adventure on the Islands of Sicily

Following is a collection of random photos from this itinerary. To see more full-size photos, visit our photo galleries.

Another great night at the country villa in Favignana, Sicily where we make cheese, pizza and harvest honey! One of our boat captain, Michele's, wonderful and delicious fresh-catch sauté on the boat in Favignana, Sici Our friend's farm has lots of surprises as they even raise their own goats to get milk and also make cheese from. During some down time, some of our guests hike the trail up to the Castle of Santa Caterina to get some amazing views Jokes are flying during our super-fun sausage-making class at Campo Butcher Shop near Erice, Sicily One of our favorite things on any of our vacations is when we harvest the fiore di sale in Trapani, Sicily We stay in the cutest "Casitas" during our vacation week in Favignana, Sicily. Each place is wonderfully accom When available and in season, some guests are lucky enough to enjoy sea urchin caught fresh off the coast in Favignana. While out on our early morning fishing excursion, we see the most spectacular sunrises in Favignana, Sicily. We take this boat out on excursions around the island of Favignana. We fish and visit coves and bays and eat great food& Fisherman will be fisherman and they respect their catch. So much so that they are careful in handling them. Melissa and her mother Nancy, have been on many Culture Discovery Vacations. Throughout most of Italy. See you soon Fun with sausages. Hot off the grill, Melissa shows off her new sausage "do" right before her wonderful lunch Love birds cooling off while getting hot in the crystal blue waters on one of our Favignana vacations We never know what we're going to reel-in from the sea. This time it was lobster! So, lets make pasta! Great photo of our guest appearing to do a lot of heavy lifting. We do harvest salt - but not all of that! Michael and Ivan - longtime friends enjoying some fun and pasta on the boat in Favignana, Sicily While out on our island cruise in Favignana, Sicily, we drop anchor and enjoy the cool seas to take a nice plunge! Our guests having some fun during the salt harvest at the saline in Trapani, Sicily. We make these popular and delicious Sicilian Almond Cookies fresh from scratch during our Favignana cooking classes! We make Pasticcini di Mandarle- Sicilian Almond Cookies at one of our cooking classes in Favignana, Sicily During the salt harvest season in Trapani, Sicily - The workers build these salt mounds completely by hand. At Macelleria Campo in Valderice, we have an amazing time making fresh sausages and having a fantastic lunch there! Our guests often take the trail up to the Castle of Santa Caterina when they have some time off. Francesco shows our guests the fun art of making fresh sausages right out of the grinder. The shop is in Valderice. Fun beyond compare while we harvest salt at the saline in Trapani, Sicily - Truly a unique experience! We take our guests on private boats to see the incredible grottos and crystal blue waters in Marettimo, Sicily. Fresh Sicilian tomatoes! We use exclusively in this delicious Busiate pasta dish made from scratch in cooking class The Blue Grotto of Capri has nothing on the amazing grottoes of Marettimo, Sicily. Truly amazing and spectacular. Busiate is a wonderful Sicilian pasta similar to fusilli. It's a fantastic pasta that holds sauces wonderfully deli We have lots of fresh made pizza going in the wood-burning oven at the country villa with family and friends. Enjoy some down time and soak in the sun at one of the many fantastic beaches of Favignana, Sicily. We make pizza from scratch at a private country home in Favignana. It's also where we make fresh ricotta and honey& Paola harvesting salt in Trapani, Sicily on our cooking and wine adventure vacation in Italy. Guests having fun waiting for our private boats to take us around Favignana, Sicily on our cooking vacations. Another Culture Discovery exclusive event where we harvest honey, fresh from the hives and then take home our own jars&a Michele is one of our fisherman friends. He's the real deal, along with Rosario, these two show us some great times The historic Florio Tuna Cannery in Favignana harbor is truly fascinating to see how the locals lived off the sea! We explore the pre-historic cave drawings in Levanso, Sicily. These hieroglyphics date back over 10,000 years! Dinner is served as we are treated like royalty on a private boat in the Favignana Harbor. A delicious Sicilian meal Along with other delicious fruits, we enjoy our relaxing boat rides around the Isola di Favignana, Sicily Our guests get to help make the ricotta and pecorino cheese by stirring the pot of fresh milk that will become cheese&#x