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Siciliandays

Country House Retreat and Pottery Course in Santo Stefano di Camastra

Welcome to our serene retreat nestled amidst the breathtaking landscapes of the Nebrodi Mountains and the sparkling waters of the sea. Our cozy house in this authentic village offers you the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, allowing you to unwind and rejuvenate in tranquility.

During your stay, you’ll have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the rich culture and artistry of Sicily, particularly in the renowned town of Santo Stefano di Camastra, famous for its centuries-old tradition of ceramics.

Here’s what your relaxing stay entails:

Idyllic Setting: Our house is situated in a small, authentic village surrounded by lush greenery and stunning views of the Nebrodi Mountains on one side and the shimmering sea on the other. Relax on our terrace or in our garden, and let the beauty of nature soothe your soul.

Ceramic Course: Discover your creative side with a hands-on ceramic course led by local artisans. Learn the ancient techniques of shaping and glazing clay to create your own masterpiece. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced artist, this experience will inspire and delight you.

Studio Visits: Explore the charming town of Santo Stefano di Camastra, home to some of the most renowned ceramics studios in Sicily. Take a guided tour of these studios to witness the intricate process of ceramic making and gain insights into the rich history and craftsmanship behind each piece.

Cultural Immersion: Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture of Sicily as you stroll through the narrow streets of the village, where you’ll encounter local artisans, quaint cafes, and historic landmarks. Indulge in traditional Sicilian cuisine at family-owned trattorias, and savor the flavors of the region’s fresh produce and seafood.

Relaxation and Rejuvenation: After a day of exploration and creativity, return to our peaceful oasis and unwind in the comfort of your cozy accommodations. Enjoy a glass of Sicilian wine as you watch the sunset over the mountains, or take a leisurely soak in our outdoor Jacuzzi under the starlit sky.

Personalized Experience: Our attentive staff is dedicated to ensuring that your stay is tailored to your preferences and interests. Whether you prefer a private cooking class, a guided hike in the mountains, or a sunset boat cruise along the coast, we’ll curate an unforgettable experience just for you.

Escape the ordinary and embark on a journey of relaxation and discovery in our enchanting village retreat. Experience the beauty of Sicily, the warmth of its people, and the timeless artistry of ceramic making. Book your stay with us today and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Description:

  • 5 days in a ceramics studio
  • 3 daily hours of activity each day in the artisan’s studio, on alternate mornings and afternoons
  • Accomodation at Nucidda, our country home just outside of Reitano, 10 min from Santo Stefano di Camastra
  • Breakfast and other meals upon request
  • Pick up and drop off upon request

Notes:

The course will be personalised upon the level of skill of the participants.

The workshop can be adapted for children.

Transportation can be arranged if required.

Maximum 10 participants.

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