Catania Recipes & Stories: Cooking Class at Benedictine Monastery

Immerse yourself in the monksâ?? cuisine from the 18thâ??19th centuries - at a Sicilian baroque style gem and UNESCO Heritage Site!


Visit the Benedictine Monastery of St Nicola l’Arena, a Sicilian baroque style gem, and immerse yourself in the flavors of the monks’ cuisine with recipes from the 18th–19th centuries. Take part in a cooking class lead by a Sicilian cuisine and culture connoisseur.

Available from Monday to Saturday at around 9:00am.

The experience lasts 5 hours.

The program may be modified.

Minimum 6 participants needed for tour to operate.

English language.


Tour Price includes:

> guided visit of the Benedictine Monastery of St Nicola l’Arena

> cooking class led by a chef preparing various dishes inspired by the cuisine of the monks of the 18th and 19th centuries

> presentation of the dishes on the menu and description of their ties with the territory, the history and the myth

> lunch with prepared dishes & selected Ätna-wines

> free cookbook


Tour Price does not include:

> transfer to/from the Monastery

> tips and extras in general

> anything not specified under “Tour Price includes”


ATTENTION: Availability subject to reconfirmation at the moment of the order.

Cancellation Policy:

> Cancellations up to 15 business days before departure: 30% penalty

> Cancellations from 14 to 3 days before departure: 60% penalty

> Further cancellations and no shows are not refundable


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