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Traditional Cooking Class with Ancient Market Visit in Syracuse

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4 hrs
Meals included

Discover the heart of Sicilian cooking with a traditional cooking class; enjoy preparing delicious dishes and tasting the fruits of your labor. Venture into an ancient market and shop for authentic ingredients under the guidance of an expert local chef.


  • Learn the secrets of Sicilian cuisine during a hands-on cooking class.

  • Shop for the best ingredients at Ortygia Street Market, under the expert guidance of a local chef.

  • Step into the kitchen of the local chef and help prepare some of the typical dishes of Sicilian tradition.

  • Delight your taste buds with a taste of your chef's culinary masterpieces.


  • English/Italian-speaking local chef

  • Guided visit to the Ortygia Street Market

  • Cooking class

  • Lunch cooked by local chef


  • Entrance fees to monuments

  • Food and drinks not included in the menu

  • Hotel transfers

cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 48 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Go Beyond the Culture and Art of Syracuse

Looking for Sicilian delicacies on your vacation in this wonderful land? Then this experience is a must for you! You will not only have the chance to taste the favorite flavors of Syracuse, but you will also get a taste of the culinary tradition through a guided visit to a Sicilian market; along with useful information on cooking Sicilian dishes.

What to Expect On Your Culinary Journey

Follow a knowledgeable local chef through the streets of the ancient market of Ortigia island, where you will get the chance to smell the thousands of scents and observe the bright colors of the stalls and the folksy cries of the street sellers. Authenticity and wonderful experiences can only be experienced after purchasing everything you need and choosing the best products. You will be welcomed into the kitchen of a local chef where you will have the chance to assist him in preparing some of the typical Sicilian dishes you will later be able to tuck heartily in.

Important Information

  • The visit to the Ortigia Market is not scheduled on Sunday, as it is closed.

  • If the Ortigia Market is not open to visitors, the chef will guide you through the streets of the island to purchase local products at partner shops.


Daily: 11:30am onwards.

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point.

  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the scheduled time of your visit to avoid any delays.

Meeting Point

  • Show your ticket at Piazza Emanuele Pancali, 24.

  • Address: Piazza Emanuele Pancali, 24, 96100 Siracusa SR, Italy.

  • Landmark: Adjacent to Bar Del Ponte.

Get Directions to the Meeting Point

Getting There

By Bus

  • The closest bus stop is Syracuse bus station. It is a quick 13-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board buses FlixBus, Interbus S.p.A. IN14 to get you there.

By Train

  • The closest train station is Siracusa. It is a quick 15-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board trains IC, ICN, REG, RV to get you there.

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